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After meeting your insightful guide downtown, take a seat inside the comfortable minivan to start your full-day exploration of San Diego, one of Southern California’s most scenic cities. Throughout this driving tour, you'll stop at a number of prime spots where you can hop out of the van for photo ops and to enjoy bottled water and provided snacks.
Your itinerary begins across San Diego Bay with a visit to sparkling Coronado, where you can admire views of the Hotel del Coronado, an iconic beachside resort, famous since the Victorian era. Hear entertaining commentary from your guide about this National Historic Landmark, known locally as 'the Del,' before returning to the city to see the Embarcadero and resplendent Balboa Park, home to gardens and museums amid its 1,200 acres (485 hectares).
Next, reach the historic Gaslamp Quarter, where you can stretch your legs and grab some lunch (own expense) during a 1-hour break.

Afterward, continue your tour with an afternoon drive north of the city to admire the spectacular coastline of La Jolla, arguably the most picturesque part of the city, from dramatic ocean vistas to sweeping views from Mt Soledad. Upscale La Jolla boasts a natural cove that's home to sea caves, cliffs, abundant marine life and local kayakers. Hear about some of the area’s famous residents who are known to frequent the posh shopping and fine-dining district.
Your day trip then ends when you return to downtown San Diego.
Locations visited
Balboa Park
Gaslamp Quarter
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial
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Experience San Diego’s scenic highlights and historic landmarks on a full-day tour of the 'America's finest city'. Listen to the legends behind San Diego's most important sites as you skirt the bay to Coronado Island, explore the Embarcadero then follow lush roads into Balboa Park’s elegant gardens and museums. Pause to find lunch in a Gaslamp Quarter restaurant, take in La Jolla’s world-class shopping district and sweeping coastline and finish your day in the heart of downtown San Diego.
  • 7-hour sightseeing tour of San Diego
  • Drive to Coronado Island, the Embarcadero and Balboa Park
  • Take a break to explore the Gaslamp Quarter on foot
  • See La Jolla Cove, and enjoy sweeping views from Mt Soledad
  • Relax with convenient minivan transport from downtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Best Tour I have done in Years

We truly enjoyed the company of Segway Seth. The Tour was phenomenal, he was very competent and we saw the true hot spots of the area. The Segways were in outstanding quality and it's really a wonderful way to explore a city. Can only recommend...More

1  Thank martuetz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Segway tour

Really fun activity. Tour guide, Seth, really knew his stuff and was great at interacting with our 12 year old. Highly recommended.

1  Thank mikekal2018
Reviewed 13 June 2018
A wonderful way to discover San Diego

Our driver Rob was brilliant. He was knowledgeable, spoke clearly and happily answered any questions we threw his way. In the morning we were the only couple in the van with him. Around the city, over the Coronado bridge, the naval base area, and the...More

Thank Mikesee060
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile
Great Comprehensive Tour!

We wanted a tour that included San Diego, Coronado and La Jolla - this tour fit the bill and more. Rob was pleasant, professional, and very knowledgeable. We thoroughly enjoyed the format and pace of this tour. With multiple stops of varying lengths and plenty...More

3  Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile
Highlights of the San Diego Tours

Wonderful tour, we visited places that not everyone would think of going, but should! Such a great to see museums, art galleries, seals, memorials and so much more. Rob knew his stuff from trees to history, you name it. Want a good start on San...More

2  Thank Reva G
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