Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Concierge Desk offers the following in the San Diego, California area. All tours detailed below may be arranged through the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Concierge Desk on site, or in advance of your arrival in San Diego by contacting 1 (619) 276- 4010 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The prices quoted may change, so please confirm the final pricing when booking the tours.
Old Town Trolley Tour
The best tour of the city!
This is a hop-on, hop-off tour with10 stops throughout the city where guests have the option of getting off the tour and exploring the different areas. It is $36 for adults and $18 for children. The trolley picks up hotel guests every morning at 9 am, and hotel guests usually take advantage of hotel’s complimentary shuttle from Old Town at 4 pm. The trolley stops at each location every thirty minutes so you can get off and explore before getting picked up again; or, if you would prefer, you can just stay on the trolley and enjoy the narrated tour! The different Trolley Tour stops include:
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park:
Here you will be able to see a part of San Diego History, enjoy some delicious Mexican restaurants, a variety of specialty shops, and some great museums!
San Diego Harbor:
This is the home to some very special museums! The Maritime museum and the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum are both local favorites. Harbor cruises that can take you around San Diego Harbor for one or two hour tours also depart from this location.
One of my favorite small spots in San Diego! This little seaside treasure is full of shops and restaurants that are one of a kind, and it is a beautiful spot to enjoy a nice walk by the water!
Marriot Marquis & Marina
This would be the spot to get off if you wanted to visit our San Diego Convention Center.
Horton Plaza Shopping Center
Horton Plaza is a great mall located in downtown San Diego. Here you will find department stores, specialty stores, restaurants, and a movie theater!
The Gaslamp Quarter
Everyone's favorite spot! This is our famous downtown area that has many different restaurants, bars, clubs, boutique shops, galleries, and more! You can also enjoy the Historic District and the William Heath Davis House.
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Another Hilton hotel in San Diego! Here you will be able to visit Petco Park (our MLB stadium), Embarcadero Marina Park, Bayfront Park, and a variety of restaurants.
Coronado Ferry Landing
This is a beautiful area to enjoy some great restaurants and shops!
Definitely an area you will want to explore! This stop includes the very famous Hotel Del Coronado, The beautiful Coronado beach, and many options for shops, restaurants, and galleries.
Balboa Park/ San Diego Zoo
Another local favorite! Even if you don't visit the World Famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa park is a gorgeous location! There are dozens of wonderful museums and gardens, and lovely restaurants to enjoy a nice lunch.
This is a great spot for some classic Italian food! There are tons of restaurants, antique shops, and boutique shops for everyone to enjoy.
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Gray Line Tours
Gray Line Tours offers a wide variety of single day and multiple day tours including San Diego city tours, Mexico tours, as well as Disneyland, Universal Studios and Hollywood. For more information, please see http://sandiegograyline.com/
TourGuide Tim offers the best tour of La Jolla and Torrey Pines. He picks up from the hotel and if there are enough people going from the hotel he will pick up on the hotel property as well. Tours are $46 to $58 per person and must be arranged in advance. For more information, please see http://tourguidetim.com/
Another Side of San Diego Tours
Another Side of San Diego Tours is best known for their Segway tours. They offer Segway tours of The Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Bay, Balboa Park, Coronado, and Mission Bay. They also offer private sightseeing tours of the city from $99 - $250 per guest depending on the tour. For more information, please see http://anothersideofsandiegotours.com/
San Diego Scenic Tours
San Diego Scenic Tours offers tours of San Diego, La Jolla as well as Tijuana, Mexico. This is good for groups as they have various size coaches. Tours are $34 to $66 per person. For more information, please see http://anothersideofsandiegotours.com
Hornblower Cruises offers great one and two hour narrated tours of San Diego Bay. The tours depart throughout the day from Broadway Pier. They also offer dinner cruises on the bay. For more information, please see http://www.hornblower.com
San Diego Harbor Excursions
Enjoy the best sightseeing on the bay with San Diego’s longest running harbor cruise company. Choose either a 1 or 2 hour professionally narrated tour of San Diego Bay. Tours run daily, year round. Comfortable indoor and outdoor seating is available. With a discount voucher from the concierge desk, the price for the 1 hour tour is $18 and the 2 hour tour is $23. Snacks, beer, wine and sodas are available for purchase. For more information, please see http://www.sdhe.com.
The Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Concierge Desk doesn’t offer specific tours to the following locations, but they would be happy to help provide you with information about these and many other great options for sightseeing in San Diego.
- Balboa Park/Museums
- Fallbrook Winery
- Legoland California
- Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
- Mission Beach
- Reuben H. Fleet Science Center & Space Theater
- San Diego Maritime Museum
- San Diego Zoo
- Sea World San Diego