San Diego Old Town: Authentic Historical Walking Tour
3 Ratings
San Diego
Experience an authentic and engaging historical walking tour of Old Town San Diego. Learn about the rich culture and heritage, get exclusive access to Heritage Park, and hear true historical stories. Book now!
Duration: 2 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Old Town San Diego - Overview – For a thrilling journey through San Diego’s rich past, don’t miss Old Town and Heritage Park! This beautiful spot is home to handsome Victorian buildings that were saved from destruction, San Diego’s oldest house, Casa de Carillo, which serves as the clubhouse for the city’s oldest golf course, the renowned Presidio Golf Course where Tiger Woods played in his youth, the grand Cosmopolitan Hotel, which was also a stagecoach stop for many prominent early San Diego families, San Diego’s oldest two-story brick building, the celebrated Whaley House, a time capsule of San Diego’s amazing history, and the historic El Campo Santo cemetery, the final resting place of many colorful early San Diegans. Come explore this incredible spot of San Diego’s past today!
What's Included
  • Exclusive access to Heritage Park included
  • Costumed and entertaining tour guide
  • Charming historical tour of Old Town
What's Not Included
  • Inside Whaley tour cost roughly $7 through them
Additional Information

Embark on a journey through Old Town San Diego with our neighborhood company for a unique and unforgettable exploration. Discover the vibrant culture and history, gain exclusive entry to Heritage Park, and listen to authentic narratives from the past. Our tour leaders are passionate, well-informed, and adorned in period attire with a flair for comedy. Enjoy and contribute to local enterprises and optimize your investment by selecting us for an extraordinary expedition.

Don’t let our big-budget, distant competitors deceive you - we’ve seen them concocting tales time and time again, genuinely.

Our experts are enthusiastic, dressed in period clothes, and are devoted lovers of this city who aim to provide you with an unforgettable exploration. Genuine history, presented with theatricality and a pinch of humor.

By opting for us, you’re also endorsing a local venture and feeling content knowing your money is being effectively utilized. Sign up for our trip today and optimize the value of your funds and hours!

  • You walk rougly 1.5 mile over a 2 hour period. It is a brisk walking tour. Wheelchairs and strollers generally do well particularly if you have someone that can help push here and there as there are some hills.
2460 Heritage Park Row
Heritage Park Row
Meet at Senlis Cottage. in Heritage Park Brown and Orange Cottage. This should be the first building you see when you enter the park. Unfortunately there is limited parking in the park, do try though. Across the street is a much larger free parking area.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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Oct 6, 2023
A Walk Through Old Town - Beautiful historic homes throughout Heritage Park! Our guide Bramwell provided extensive history and information with a fun sense of humor! Highly recommend this tour!
Review provided by Viator
Aug 20, 2023
Our docent ( guide ) was... - Our docent ( guide ) was fantastic. Told interesting historical stories of famous San Diego founders. I would highly recommend Rosalinda to any visitor. She so very knowledgeable
Review provided by Viator
Mar 10, 2024
Cancelled - It was cancelled!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Stop asking for a review if a tour that never happened. Stop asking me to say more in this review
Review provided by Viator
Select Date and Tickets
up to 14 guests
1 Adult
April 2024