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$169 Day Trips & Excursions

San Diego Day Trip from Los Angeles

Enjoy both beauty and history on this day trip from Los Angeles to San Diego as you see beautiful beaches and famous sites. After boarding a comfortable motor coach in Los Angeles, you’ll head down the sunny Southern California coast to San Diego, stopping first in the seaside village of La Jolla. Here you will glimpse magnificent homes of the new "Beverly Hills" and stop at La Jolla Cove.When your stopover in La Jolla comes to an end, you’ll travel to the next highlight of your San Diego tour, the USS Midway! This decommissioned aircraft carrier is now a museum – you’ll find more than 60 different naval aviation exhibits and even a collection of 25 restored WWII aircraft. This museum is truly a WWII-buff’s dream.Next, you will continue along the Southern California coast to Coronado Island. This beautiful island is home to the Hotel Del Coronado, the largest all-wood building in America, made famous by Marilyn Monroe in the movie Some Like it Hot. It's a favorite among heads of state, US presidents and Hollywood’s most famous stars. After you’ve explored Coronado, you will travel Old Town San Diego.San Diego’s Old Town was founded in 1769 and is the site of the first European settlement on the West Coast. In Old Town, you’ll find the original village, including five original adobe buildings, the Whaley House (rumored to be haunted) and much more. You’ll also have time to visit the world market, Bazaar Del Mundo. Browse the market’s wares before returning to your coach for the scenic drive back to Los Angeles!

$94 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Go San Diego Card with Access to 43 City Attractions

With the Go San Diego™ Card, enjoy access to 43 unique attractions, activities and tours all around San Diego and beyond, including Los Angeles. A total value of more than USD $1,000, the Go San Diego™ Card is available to you at one low price! 3- 5- and 7-Day pass provides access to one Premium Attraction (choose SeaWorld San Diego, Speed Boat Adventures or 2-Day Hop On, Hop Off Trolley).  Visit San Diego’s most popular attractions such as the San Diego Zoo, LEGOLAND® California, Knott’s Berry Farm, SeaWorld San Diego and the Air and Space Museum, and enjoy fun activities such as guided walking tours, kayaking or snorkeling in La Jolla, a day trip to Hollywood and even seasonal whale watching! This fully customizable Go San Diego Card leaves you in control, allowing you to create your own itinerary based solely on your interests and sightsee at your own pace. The card is available for one, two, three, five or seven consecutive days. Your card comes with tons of perks: enjoy skip-the-line access to selected attractions; receive discounts and special offers on shopping, dining and activities; and use the complimentary full-color guidebook to help you navigate your way around the city. See the Itinerary section below for a full list of included attractions, tours and activities.

$45 Outdoor Activities

La Jolla Coast Bike Tour with Downhill Ride from Mt Soledad

Meet your guide at the local bike tour office in La Jolla, where you’ll be fitted for a Bianchi hybrid bike. Then hop in the tour vehicle for the short drive to your starting point at the top of Mt Soledad, the highest coastal peak in the San Diego area. Admire the 360-degree view of the city and coastline, and then strap on your provided helmet and take off, zooming down the mountain as fast (or as slow) as you want. Ride about 3.5 miles (5.5 km) toward the ocean, soaking up La Jolla’s quaint atmosphere and picturesque scenery. When you get to the coast, stop at La Jolla sea caves, where you can hop off your bike and enter the only cave accessible by land, Sunny Jim’s, reached by a tunnel known as the Cave Store. Then head to the Children’s Pool and seal beach to check out the town’s famous harbor seals. Enjoy a stunning photo op from the 100-foot (30-meter) bluffs overlooking La Jolla Cove and Ecological Reserve, and take a look at the marine life in the tide pools. Continue your bike tour by pedaling south to San Diego’s popular surf breaks at Pacific Beach and Mission Beach. Then head back to your starting point via quiet back roads, soaking up the laid-back ambience of San Diego’s beach communities. Total biking distance is approximately 10 miles (16 km); the pace is not strenuous and the terrain is mostly downhill or flat, but you will pedal over a few short hills (you can get off and walk if needed).

$55 Tours & Sightseeing

San Diego Scenic Tour

Welcome to the most interresting sightseeing tour of San Diego !We will start our adventure in La Jolla with its beautiful coastal views. The surroundings in La Jolla are really spectacular, with your feet on one of the most picturesque beaches in California you can see the Mediterranean backdrops right beside it, what gives the place an awesome feeling and gives you the opportunity to take some perfect pictures of the omnipresent marine life. You are guaranteed to approach Sea Lions, Pelicans and Seals at the “children pool”.After a ride on the top of the Mount Soledad where you will enjoy a 360 panoramic view of the county, we will visit Coronado Island, the little summer paradise located just a bridge away from Downtown San Diego. Beside its 25 miles of beautiful beaches and dunes Coronado is famous for its elegant gardens and old-world Mac Mansions and the historic Hotel Del Coronado.After enjoying the nicest beaches in the San Diego area we will head to downtown San Diego to visit the famous Balboa Park with its 1,200 acres of urban park setting that houses over 85 cultural and recreational organizations including 15 museums. We will then stop by Little Italy which is a lovely neighborhood filled with restaurants, bars and pubs, perfect place for a night outting. Not to mention the famous Gaslamp Quarter. We will end our tour of downtown with a quick stop at Petco Park, Home of San Diego Padres.Completing our Downtown visit, we will ride through the Embarcadero, where we will view the pier and multiple magnificient ships, including the famous Midway Aircraft Carrier.We will end our tour at Old Town San Diego the “birthplace” of California. It was here in 1769 that Father Junipero Serra came to establish the first of 21 missions that were to be the cornerstones of California. Today Old Town San Diego still preserves the rich heritage from the period of 1821-1871. It also is home to award-winning restaurants, more than 150 shops, 17 museums and much more.What Is Included ? • Snacks and beverages • transportation • beach access • scenic stops for pictures What Is not Included ? • Gratuities are not included Tour duration : 4 hours / Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 9.30 am to 1.30 pmPick up location : • In front of 500 West Hotel (500 W. Broadway, 92101 San Diego) • Close to Old Town Transit center: at the corner of Taylor Street & Calhoun Street, San Diego, CA 92110 

$68 Tours & Sightseeing

Private Segway Experience Through La Jolla

This tour is a winning combination of seals, segways, shopping, surf and more! Your local guide will show you the most picturesque beaches in the San Diego region and bring you up-close and personal with California seals and sea lions. Real estate in La Jolla is among the most expensive in San Diego and you will have the chance to explore the historic and modern architectural mansions embracing the palm-lined streets. You will pass by the landscape and buildings that were the inspiration for Dr. Seuss and maybe even feel like a character in Whoville on your segway! You will also check in on some of the best local surf spots in the San Diego area, while exotic cars cruise by along the incredible coastline. Of all the areas in San Diego, shopping and dining are world class in La Jolla, so you will segway by designer goods and oceanfront dining. All tours are private for you and your group and available daily.

$69 Tours & Sightseeing

La Jolla Segway Experience 2-Hour Guided Tour with Beaches

La Jolla, California, a northern suburb of San Diego, has an affluent and richly preserved culture with an integral history of its own right, and this unique La Jolla segway tour showcases just that. While you sail through the steep and wondrous hills right by the picturesque Pacific Ocean, you will learn how this beautiful area has become one of San Diego’s most popular tourist destinations. You will gain knowledge of the beautiful architecture, the popular downtown shopping district of La Jolla Prospect, where Dr. Seuss gained inspiration for his books, and the historic and current beauty of La Jolla Shores. Additionally, you will learn interesting facts regarding natural California sea creatures, such as what wildlife lies right on and off of the shores, see first-hand the difference between a seal and a sea lion and learn the history of the Children’s Pool as you roll right up to the edge of the ocean and experience it for yourself. See the first established buildings in La Jolla and how they are standing now, and so much more, and do so all while having the undeniably relaxing smell of a beautiful sunny ocean day before you.