Whether enjoyed at sunrise, sunset or high noon, San Diego is a magnificent city to explore on foot. We’ve put together five of the best walking tours to help you on your way.
Taking into account value for money, convenience and customer reviews, TravelMag presents our top five San Diego walking tours, each offering a fresh and unique perspective on one of America’s finest cities.
FROM €42 PER PERSON
This half-day tour around some of San Diego’s most fascinating districts is interspersed with stop-offs for foodie treats and refreshments, including a buffet sampling at one of the city’s best Indian eateries, delicious Chicago-style deep dish pizza pies in Little Italy, and craft cocktails at a hip restaurant. Throughout the tour your expert guide will be on hand to deliver titbits gleaned from his deep knowledge of the city.
FROM €46.70 PER PERSON
This culinary tour of San Diego’s historic and vibrant Gaslamp Quarter will take you back to a time of scandal and debauchery. Marvel at the ancient architecture, learn about the district’s past as a red light district, and sample fabulous food and drinks at a selection of the most quintessential restaurants in San Diego. Throughout the tour your expert guide will offer in-depth information about the neighbourhood and how it evolved from its seedy past into a bustling nightlife destination.
FROM €28 PER PERSON
Join up to 100 singles, tourists, locals and birthday groups as you’re escorted to the best clubs in downtown San Diego. This club crawl lets you experience up to four San Diego night clubs in one night while getting the full VIP treatment, including avoiding all cover charges and no waiting in lines at each venue. You may arrive solo but it’s guarantee you won’t leave without a bunch of new friends.
FROM €37 PER PERSON
Stroll to downtown San Diego’s landmark craft breweries and sample beers at a rooftop bar with views across San Diego Bay. The first stop will be Karl Strass brewery, where you’ll enjoy a beer-tasting and learn about the brewing process. Next you’ll see sights of downtown San Diego as you continue to Rock Bottom Brewery for a quick taste of their various brews, then on to the Yard House to sample a few of its 50 beers on tap. The tour continues to a popular downtown hangout, the Beer Co, before ending at Altitude, a fun rooftop bar.
FROM €58 PER PERSON
Get a taste of the microbrewery phenomenon currently taking San Diego by storm on this
fun walking tour of the city’s downtown district. A knowledgeable guide will escort you to a selection of the city’s 100-plus breweries, where you’ll get to sample a variety of different styles and flavours of beer, as well as learn about the brewing process and receive behind the scenes tours.