Explore San Diego at your own pace! Visit more than 100 points of interest in San Diego and Coronado on a full-day hop-on hop-off narrated tour. Jump on board one of the green or orange trolleys and ride around town, seeing the best sites in San Diego.
What to Expect
Join the Hop-on Hop-Off Tour of Old Town San Diego at any of the tour's 10 boarding points and spend a full day visiting more than 100 interesting points in Coronado and San Diego at your own pace. You can begin at any time of the day and listen to the entertaining narration of the on-board conductors along the way.
San Diego is known as America’s Finest City, and as you explore the sights of Old Town and the scenic coastline you’ll see why. Opt to begin your tour at the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, where you’ll see original adobe homes and artifacts from the earliest Mexican settlements.
At the Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum you’ll learn about the importance of the U.S. Navy presence in San Diego. Then continue on to nearby Seaport Village, where you can stop for refreshments and enjoy shopping and entertainment.
In the historic Gaslamp Quarter you’ll find loads of shops and other interesting places located in Victorian-themed buildings. One particular house of interest is the William Heath Davis House. Built in saltbox style, it is similar to the original home of Davis, who founded New Town San Diego.
When you’re back on the trolley you’ll be entertained once again by the conductor’s narration. Continue on to the well-known Hotel del Coronado, one of America’s leading resorts. You may choose to take a stroll through nearby Balboa Park, along El Prado, the promenade lined with Spanish-style buildings.
You’ll also probably want to stop at the world-famous San Diego Zoo, which is one of the best anywhere. This exciting attraction features more than 4,000 animals!
With more stops than any other tour, this hop-on hop-off trolley ride is guaranteed to deliver. In addition to sightseeing, enjoy free shuttle service to and from select area hotels, a map and day planner, and $70 in discount coupons to use at restaurants and area attractions.
Hop on or Hop off at 10 convenient stops:
Old Town State Historic Park
San Diego Harbor Cruise Ship Terminal/USS Midway Aircraft Carrier
Marriott Marquis & Marina
McP's Irish Pub near Hotel del Coronado.
Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo and El Prado Museums
- Free shuttle service from major area hotels
- Ticket for hop-on-hop-off day tour
- Tour brochure with map and day planner
- Discount coupons worth $70 for attractions and restaurants in the San Diego area
Know Before You Go
You must bring a printed copy of your voucher; e-vouchers will not be accepted.
Tours depart from boarding locations approximately every 30 minutes. There are no tours on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day.