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These tours are a great way for locals and visitors to experience the best of San Diego.

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Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego

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    All aboard the tour that has been entertaining visitors to San Diego since 1989.  Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego features 11 stops including Old Town, Seaport Village, Embarcadero, Barrio Logan, Little Italy, Gaslamp Quarter and Balboa Park so guests can hop on and hop off all day and enjoy all of the history, sights, shopping and dining that America's Finest City has to offer.  Our fully narrated, two hour tours covers over 25 miles and features over 100 points of interest with trolleys coming by each stop every 30 minutes. 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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Vino! Vino! Little Italy Wine Tasting Tour

Gaslamp Quarter- Brothels, Bites and Booze

Old Town- Tequila, Tacos and Tombstones

Little Italy- Pizza, Pasta and Piazzas

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park (FREE)

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    Sign up prior to the start of the tour, space is limited. Explore Old Town San Diego State Historic Park with an expert during this hour-long guided tour.

    This family-friendly ½ mile tour will explore the community that shaped the town over a two-hundred-year period.

    Assisted listening devices will be available upon request. Tour spaces are limited; please sign-up at the Robinson-Rose Visitor Services Center to reserve your space the day of your visit. Tours begin promptly at 11 a.m.

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Balboa Park Architectural Heritage Guided Walking Tours (FREE)

Public Tour of Scripps Institution of Oceanography (FREE)

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    Founded in 1903, Scripps is one of the oldest and most prestigious marine and earth sciences research institutions in the world. The Scripps mission is to seek, teach, and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment. Come learn more about this jewel of the University of California system; we invite you to join our 1-hour public tour offered the second Saturday of every month. Tours are free but registration is required. A map and tour details will be sent with confirmation of your registration.

    Parking: Parking in Scripps lots is by permit only. You can purchase a permit at the pay-station in Lot P003. There is also free parking available on the street.

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Bankers Hill Walking Tour

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    Urban Poetry: Irving Gill & Bankers Hill

    Third Sunday of the month · 10:30am · 90 minutes
    $15 - Purchase tickets in advance HERE

    Tour starts on the southwest corner of Albatross Street & West Walnut Avenue, San Diego 92103

    NOTE: You may need extra time to find parking as the city is doing street work in the area

    The sloped terrain of Bankers Hill, near downtown San Diego, is blessed with pedestrian bridges over canyons and views of San Diego Bay that few affluent professionals and first families and their architects could resist. SOHO's 90-minute guided walking tour contains new content…

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The "Must See Museum" in Balboa Park


10968652464?profile=RESIZE_710x The Air & Space Museum was established in 1961 and is housed in the historic Ford Building in Balboa Park. Outside in front of the museum are actual aircraft - a Convair Seadart, Lockheed A-12, and SR 70 Blackbird. 

The museum covers over 100,000 square feet so you want to be sure to get a copy of the Museum Visitor Guide.  In 1 hour you just get an introductionof how extensive the museum is. It's recommended that you allow at least 2-3 hours to properly explore the museum plus additional time if you want to try out some of the interactive displays such as simulated flight.

The museum has sections including Milestones of Flight, Space, World War I, World War II, and Jet Age & Beyond. With over 90 full scale historic aircraft and replicas including a replica of the Spirit of St. Louis built in San Diego. San Diego has some of the richest aviation…

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Kate Sessions & Balboa Park

10962752077?profile=RESIZE_584x Kate Sessions (1857-1940) was an American botanist and horticulturist who made significant contributions to San Diego's Balboa Park. Her work in the park helped to transform it from an arid desert landscape into a lush, green oasis and laid the foundation for the park's reputation as one of the world's premier botanical gardens.

Sessions was born in San Francisco and raised in the Bay Area. She developed an early love of nature and a desire to become a horticulturist, but faced significant obstacles in pursuing her passion due to her gender. In those days, horticulture was considered a male-dominated field, and women were often denied the education and opportunities necessary to succeed in the profession.

Despite these challenges, Sessions persisted in her pursuit of horticultural…

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