Sightseeing tour of San Diego
The climate here is mild all year round, the sun shines almost every day, and the miles of beaches are the perfect opportunity to see the real beauty of the state.
Located in Southern California near the Mexican border, San Diego is the state's oldest city, founded in 1769. It has captivating natural beauty and a mild climate, with comfortable temperatures and plenty of sunshine. The main attractions of the city are museums, gardens and Spanish colonial architecture.
We will introduce you to the history and walk along the streets of the historic Old Town or the gas lamp district. San Diego also has over 68 miles of beaches in and around the city for sunbathing and surfing. It has a rich military history to explore, tons of amazing parks and historic neighborhoods that offer unique shopping opportunities.
San Diego is the perfect place to visit if you want to combine fun with a historic atmosphere. The best way to explore the city is to book a sightseeing tour with American Butler!
What is interesting about San Diego
When traveling on their own, most visitors have to make difficult choices in order to decide what to see in a limited amount of time. The American Butler agency has taken care of this and selected the best places worth visiting.
A sightseeing tour is the perfect way to explore the diversity of the city. We will visit the American aircraft carrier Midway, the world famous San Diego Zoo and the Old Globe Theatre. Some take a break from the beaches and go to the SeaWorld amusement park, others explore the sights and museums of Balboa Park — the largest in the United States.
The tour route will be personally agreed with you or you can trust our guide who will make the route and show you the most interesting places for you. You decide where to stay and where to eat.
What is included in the sightseeing tour
The path will pass through many of San Diego's famous parks, such as Balboa and Petco. Take some amazing photos of the Pacific Ocean. On the way back, explore the shopping districts of Hillcrest, where shops and boutiques are located.
Tour main stops:
- Small Italy;
- Maritime Museum;
- USS Midway;
- Seaport Village;
- Horton Plaza Historic Gaslamp Quarter;
- Petco Park;
- Bankers Hill;
- Balboa Park;
- Balboa Park Rose Garden;
- San Diego Zoo.
The above is an approximate itinerary, and the duration of the tour may vary depending on the time and place of departure, traffic intensity. Your own preferences are taken into account, we can create an itinerary and excursion especially for you.
The most famous places
- Balboa park
Balboa Park covers an area of 1,400 acres. There are historical buildings, various themed museums and gardens.
The park was created for the Panama California Exposition in 1915 and most of the buildings have survived from the time of this event. The main architecture of this place is small buildings in the Spanish style, which harmoniously fit into the natural environment. Among the attractions of the park are the botanical garden and lily pond, the Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Art and the zoo.
- sea world
SeaWorld is an important attraction in the city, especially loved by families. It is located along the waterfront in Mission Bay. Among the most striking events of the park are shows with killer whales, sea lions, dolphins and other marine life.
- San Diego Zoo
The San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park is one of the largest and most famous zoos in the United States. There are all kinds of exotic animals here, but especially bright ones were presented — pandas, which are successfully bred here.
The park takes pride in its animal enclosures, which are designed to recreate their natural habitat.
- Gaslamp Quarter
In the center of San Diego is a zone with a mysterious name — Gaslamp Quarter, which is an area of restored buildings of the late XIX and early XX centuries. Today the quarter is a trendy place with shops, restaurants and galleries, attracting locals and tourists. The area underwent restoration work in the 1970s that resulted in it being listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Book a sightseeing tour of San Diego and soak up all the charm of the city!