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The epicenter of San Diego’s party scene, the lively Gaslamp Quarter offers much more than just pulsating nightlife. The charming downtown neighborhood is also rich with cultural museums, art galleries, concert venues, and symphony halls, plus loads of lovely alfresco eateries. But back to the nightlife: Clubs, dive bars, and cocktail lounges draw the university crowd, while diverse audiences fill the Spreckels and Balboa theaters for performing arts, comedy shows, and live music.

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5th Avenue, San Diego, 92101
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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

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Explore some of the top highlights of San Diego with your or or two day trolley pass (depending on option selected) for the city’s Hop-on, Hop-off Trolley Tour. Choose your own adventure as you get on and off the trolley at any of the 11 included stops, covering famous sights including the Gaslamp Quarter, the San Diego Zoo, USS Midway and the Cruise Ship Terminal, Little Italy, and many more. This San Diego trolley tour also features live commentary from the on-board guide during your ride.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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$49.00

San Diego City Lights Night Tour
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San Diego City Lights Night Tour

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Explore San Diego at night under the moonlight with this 1.5-hour city lights tour. Travel from the city’s Gaslamp Quarter to Balboa Park and the Embarcadero. Catch sights of the historic San Diego County Administration Center, the USS Midway Museum, and the Star of India. Plus ride to the top of the Coronado Bridge and see sights lit up all over the city, as well as some from Tijuana.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00
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$42.00

Haunted Gaslamp True Crime Ghost Tour

Haunted Gaslamp True Crime Ghost Tour

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If you enjoy a good fright you'll love this spooky supernatural tour of San Diego's Gaslamp District. Listen to ghost stories and true tales of creepy events at numerous places throughout this atmospheric district. Whether you're a first-time visitor to San Diego or a resident looking for a fun way to pass the time, this tour will let you see a different side of the Californian city.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past
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Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past

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Explore the best eats in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego on a walking tour with an expert guide who shares the inside scoop on the district's hopping restaurant and bar scene. Sample delicious dishes at several eateries, sip drinks, and learn about the history of the district as you discover its latest incarnation as a top nightlife destination. Colorful stories shared by your guide make the history of San Diego come to life on this 2.5-hour tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.25
$75.00
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$75.00
$3.75 savings

GoCar 2Hr Tour: Downtown & Old Town

GoCar 2Hr Tour: Downtown & Old Town

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Explore San Diego’s Downtown and Old Town sights in a fun and fast-paced way—on a GoCar tour. This sightseeing adventure takes the stress out of reading a map, as the car talks and shows you the way with its in-built GPS. Enjoy hearing stories as you explore the city’s most popular areas, including Little Italy, Mission Hills, Presidio Park, and the Gaslamp Quarter.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.46
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San Diego Gaslamp Downtown Walking Tour

San Diego Gaslamp Downtown Walking Tour

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While San Diego may be famous for its sunshine, the city also has a dark side lurking beneath the surface. Uncover the hidden history of gangsters, gunslingers, ghosts, and ladies of the night on an entertaining walking tour through the city's historic Gaslamp Quarter. It's the only haunted history tour in San Diego that actually goes inside buildings for a closer look at what goes bump in the night (pending COVID restrictions).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00
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San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley

San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley

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Explore San Diego at your own pace with a full-day ticket to ride a hop-on, hop-off trolley through the city. Simply board the trolley at your cruise ship’s port of call and visit historic landmarks and vibrant neighborhoods at eleven centrally-located stops. Get a glimpse of California’s past in Old Town then see the magnificent ships that moor at the bustling waterfront; grab a spot on a beach to watch surfers catch breaking waves, and try to spot the famous ghost at the elegant Hotel del Coronado.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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The San Diego Tour: La Jolla, Old Town, Gaslamp and Coronado Island

The San Diego Tour: La Jolla, Old Town, Gaslamp and Coronado Island

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This comprehensive city tour is ideal for first-time visitors to San Diego who want to see and experience the highlights without the hassle of finding their own way around. With a small group you'll visit the white-sand beaches of La Jolla, the Spanish settlement of the Old Town, the Gaslamp Quarter, Coronado Island, and more. Find your new favorite spots to visit independently later.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.00
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San Diego Scenic Tour

San Diego Scenic Tour

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In just four hours, experience the scenic highlights of San Diego and its neighboring areas. Watch sea lions and pelicans on the beaches of La Jolla and capture fantastic views from the top of Mt Soledad. Soak up the Old World elegance of the mansions and Hotel Del on Coronado Island, and find peace in the urban oasis of Balboa Park. Wind through downtown and Old Town San Diego, learning about the city’s history along the way. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour limited to just 14 people.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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Magic on The Move Tour

Magic on The Move Tour

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If you want to hear some secret stories of nefarious individuals that helped shape San Diego when it was a new city, then this is the tour for you. You’ll learn about the rich history of the Gaslamp Quarter, a layer that many people never uncover. Your guide will provide an entertaining, interactive tour so you can learn and have fun at the same time.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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1Hr GPS Self Guided Scooter Tour: Harbor/Gaslamp Quarter

1Hr GPS Self Guided Scooter Tour: Harbor/Gaslamp Quarter

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San Diego is a big city and sightseeing while visiting can usually take a long time on foot and you could miss out on things if riding by vehicle. Instead, book this San Diego Harbor and Gaslamp Quarter Self-Guided Scooter Tour, and go through the city on a scooter. See the Seaport Village, Little Italy, the Maritime Museum, Horton Plaza, the Gaslamp Quarter, Petco Park, and Bankers Hill.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.11
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"Drink, Ride, Sing, & Dance!" Bar Tour (4 bars included)

"Drink, Ride, Sing, & Dance!" Bar Tour (4 bars included)

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Have a ton of fun at San Diego’s Gaslamp quarter where you can meet new friends, have some drinks, and sing some karaoke. You’ll be taken to four bars tonight, all pre arranged for you so you don’t have to worry about that. You’ll have discounts on drinks at each venue, and check out some of the local favorites on this night tour.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$29.00
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San Diego City Tour

San Diego City Tour

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Discover the sun-drenched attractions of San Diego on this 4-hour city tour covering the city’s top neighborhoods, historic sites and parks. Over the course of your trip, you’ll check out the museums of Balboa Park, admire the historic architecture of the Gaslamp Quarter and Old Town and explore the mansions and beautiful coast in La Jolla, plus much more. It’s a great chance to pack in lots of landmarks in a short period of time. This San Diego sightseeing tour also includes round-trip hotel transport, a guide and optional upgrades to include visits to the USS Midway and Seaport Village.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

San Diego Early Bird Segway Tour

San Diego Early Bird Segway Tour

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Explore San Diego's historic downtown and waterfront in a fun, eco-friendly way on a morning Segway tour. Beat the crowds and avoid the hassle of driving as you roll through the charming Gaslamp Quarter and along the harbor on a self-balancing electric scooter. The tour includes a 30 minutes of training and practice so you can confidently scoot around one of America's most livable cities while a guide shares interesting anecdotes and history along the way.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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Private Walking Tour San Diego: Little Italy and Gaslamp Quarter
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Private Walking Tour San Diego: Little Italy and Gaslamp Quarter

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Explore two of San Diego's most interesting neighborhoods without being jostled in a crowd on this private walking tour of Little Italy and the Gaslamp Quarter. It's like having a local friend show you around the city, with a dedicated guide who knows the history behind Victorian buildings, historic hotels, and vibrant businesses founded by Italian immigrants. Stop along the way for gelato, coffee, or whatever you desire.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.87
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San Diego Harbor Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour and Game

San Diego Harbor Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour and Game

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Get to know San Diego while taking this app-led walking tour. Use your smartphone to chat with your guide, as you try to solve clues and puzzles as you walk around four miles while learning about San Diego’s top sights. Some of these are Waterfront Park, Little Italy, the Gaslamp Quarter, Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade, and more. Total duration is 3-5 hours, so a good half day.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.50
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San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour

San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour

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Explore San Diego by Segway on this comprehensive tour. Led by a local guide, learn about the city’s major landmarks and history while passing top attractions like Balboa Park, the USS 'San Diego' Memorial, Petco Park and the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Snacks and beverages are included along the way, as well as a brief safety session to ensure that you feel completely comfortable hitting the streets on your Segway.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.00
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Ultimate Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour

Ultimate Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour

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Take the guesswork out of your sightseeing in San Diego and book a half-day private tour with an ultimate itinerary. Leave the driving to a personal guide who accompanies you by luxury car or SUV to the city’s major attractions. Stroll the landscaped gardens of Balboa Park, explore the historic Gaslamp Quarter, drive across the bridge to visit Coronado Island or discover the cliffside enclave of La Jolla. On this tour, set your own pace at the sights that interest you most!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$299.00
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Coronado Island Segway Tour

Coronado Island Segway Tour

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Traveling by Segway is not only fun and different, but allows you to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time. On this guided and narrated morning or afternoon tour, explore downtown San Diego and admire gorgeous views of San Diego Bay from the Embarcadero. Take a ferry ride to Coronado Island to check out still more sights, including pretty Coronado Beach and the historic Hotel del Coronado.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$229.00
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San Diego Tour

San Diego Tour

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With year-round perfect weather, beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and top-notch cultural attractions, San Diego embodies the best of Southern California. Discover its many delights on a morning tour that takes you through this city's most charming areas, from the leafy promenades and fountains of Balboa Park to the legendary Hotel del Coronado and historic urban streets of the Gaslamp Quarter. Skip the stress of driving and let a local guide show you around town, making several stops to soak up the sunny ambiance and do some California dreamin’ of your own.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.00
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The San Diego Highlights Tour

The San Diego Highlights Tour

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$269.00
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$269.00
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Sunset Cliffs Cruise

Sunset Cliffs Cruise

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Cruise the streets of San Diego in this open top van, where you will visit the San Diego Bay, Ocean Beach, and then the beautiful Sunset Cliffs for sunset. You’ll have beverages and music the entire way. This will last anywhere from 90-120 minutes, and you will have eight alcoholic or non alcoholic beverages included in the price. Have fun watching the sunset.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$213.34
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1 Hour GPS Guided Scooter Tour: Harbor/Gaslamp Quarter

1 Hour GPS Guided Scooter Tour: Harbor/Gaslamp Quarter

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Scoot your way between the sites in San Diego at your own pace, and with your private group of family, friends, or colleagues. You’ll be safe on your bike after an included orientation. Just pop on your provided helmet, get comfortable, and start your tour through San Diego’s historical monuments and along the San Diego Bay.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.44
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Gaslamp Quarter Downtown San Diego Food Tour

Gaslamp Quarter Downtown San Diego Food Tour

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Learn all about San Diego’s food scene in the Gaslamp District in the downtown area of the city. Your guide will take you to five different places to try five different large-size portions of local foods. You’ll learn about the history and culture of the area, too, and how that relates to food. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes, since you’ll be walking for around three hours.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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Gaslamp Quarter hours of operation: Open daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.