Featuring a 110-minute, 24-mile continuous beach shuttle ride, Old Town Trolley La Jolla-Mission Beach Tour offers great music, historic information, scenic 360-degree views and more for the whole family to enjoy. Guests can experience the best of the San Diego area, including views of Mission Beach and Belmont Park, Veterans Memorial, Old Town, and the Pacific Ocean.
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How long does the tour last?
It lasts 110 minutes if you don’t get off. Otherwise, make an entire day of the hop-on, hop-off tour with 4 different stops in La Jolla, Mission Beach, Mt. Soledad and Old Town. You may hop on and off at any one of our convenient stops throughout the entire day.
What time do the tours start?
The Trolley Tour begins every day (except Thanksgiving and Christmas) at 10:15am at the Old Town Depot; however, you can begin your tour at any of our stops. Please note: Each stop has a different starting time.
How often do trolleys come to each stop?
Our trolleys come by approximately every hour, though times may vary slightly due to traffic conditions and city events. During peak times, we cannot guarantee that each trolley will have available seats.
Are your trolleys wheelchair accessible?
Please allow 24-hour advance notice to arrange for wheelchair accessibility. We will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.
How do I get to Old Town?
Our Old Town Trolley Depot is located at the Old Town Market on 4010 Twiggs Street and San Diego avenue in the heart of Old Town San Diego, the Birthplace of California ...about four minutes drive from the "Old Town Exit" on Interstate 5. Public transportation and parking is available at this stop.
What is the last tour of the day?
The last tour of the day varies depending on the depot that you are starting from, the time of year, the day of the week, and any citywide events in town. Please refer directly to Old Town’s tour schedule.
Where do I park?
Convenient parking can be found near any of our trolley depots. Free parking is located in the lot directly across from the Old Town Market Depot on 4010 Twiggs Street.
Can I bring my stroller on board the trolley?
Yes, we can accommodate strollers but they must be collapsible and will be stored up front with the conductor. Strollers in the aisle ways would constitute a safety hazard.
Are the trolleys heated?
Are dogs allowed on your trolleys?
Assistance animals, such as seeing-eye dogs, are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys.
Where can babies or toddlers ride on the trolley?
Babies and toddlers can sit on the parent or guardian’s lap. Depending upon the age, a child could sit in their own seat.