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Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Tour

Dying to take a ride on the dark side? Join us for a spirited & entertaining tour built on stories of history, mystery and legends of San Diego’s past! Travel back in time with us and learn about the spirits of notorious wild characters like gunslingers, gamblers, and ladies of the night who lived and died in San Diego. You’ll start the tour with a ride in our special all-black “doom buggies”, spirited away to Pioneer Park in Mission Hills where things are not always what they seem. The tour continues to El Campo Cemetery in Old Town, one of the oldest burial grounds in San Diego, where you’ll be chilled to the bone with tales from beyond the grave.

Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego Inc
4010 Twiggs St
San Diego, CA 92110

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Date & Time

Aug 31 - Oct 31, 2021
Recurs every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Price

Retail $36, Online $32.40

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Getting there

4010 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110

Tours begin at Old Town Market, 4010 Twiggs St, Old Town San Diego, CA 92110

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Saturday Historical Gaslamp Walking Tour

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Tour architecturally significant structures of the period from Old City Hall to the Romanesque style Keating Building and hear the fascinating stories of the people and characters that shaped the destiny of San Diego.

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May 3, 2022 - ongoing

Learn how to capture the essence of the late-day light and magical nighttime beauty of America’s finest city, on an Instagrammable private photography tour. Whether mastering how to shoot our outstanding coastal scenery or our lit-up fairytale-like urban wonders, your private tour will be led personally by Julie Kremen, an award winning professional photographer and certified tour guide. Read the reviews and see why she is top-rated on TripAdvisor, and Yelp.

Julie works closely with you before the tour to nail down exactly what you want to concentrate on so you can get the most out of your experience. Contact us to book a private session, boost your shooting skills and make your friends say “Wow!” when they see your photos!

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Swift Boat Naval History Bay Tour

Mar 17 - ongoing

Are you in town for the weekend? Or are you a local San Diegan and want to get out on the Bay to learn about Naval History?

Be a part of history and ride the only active passenger carrying Swift Boat in the country. Feel the power of the twin 12 cylinder 2-stroke Detroit Diesel engines as you take a behind the scenes 75-minute narrated tour of San Diego’s military history. 

Tour route heads under Coronado Bay Bridge, Naval Base San Diego, and then Naval Amphibious Base. It then heads back by the aircraft carrier basin and Naval Air Station North Island before returning to the Museum, plus a high speed run to feel the unique power of the Swift Boat.

This is a narrated tour describing PCF 816’s role in the U.S., Malta, Viet Nam, Swift Boat sailors, and the above establishments on the Bay.

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Haunted Happenings Tour

Mar 7 - ongoing

On Thanksgiving Day 1892, a 24-year old woman checked into Hotel del Coronado under an alias and five days later, her body was found on a hotel exterior staircase. Because little was known about her identity, the newspapers referred to her as the "Beautiful Stranger".

Learn the official account of Kate Morgan’s 1892 visit to The Del and why her spirit never left in this 45-minute ghostly tour of the resort. Walk in Kate’s footsteps after dark as you uncover the mystery of her death, other spirits who haunt the hotel and ghostly guest encounters.

Spring Schedule

Friday & Saturday at 7pm

Pricing

$30 per person, recommended for children ages 12 & up

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Events

Saturday Historical Gaslamp Walking Tour

Feb 22 - ongoing
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PRIVATE SUNSET AND NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

May 3, 2022 - ongoing
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Swift Boat Naval History Bay Tour

Mar 17 - ongoing
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Haunted Happenings Tour

Mar 7 - ongoing
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