GPS-guided GoCar Downtown & Old Town San Diego Tour in San Diego, CA

GoCar Tours - San Diego3918 Mason StreetSan Diego, CA 92110
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Explore California’s history and culture with a GPS-guided GoCar Downtown and Old Town San Diego tour. Drive through the city’s most popular areas as the storytelling car entertains with stories and fun facts. Cruise through Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter, and Little Italy. Then, journey into the past as you explore Mission Hills, Presidio Park and Old Town.

up to 2 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Drive a 2-person GoCar that will guide you by GPS and narrate San Diego's hidden history, showing you local secrets and great places to eat, shop, and explore.
  • Kids aged 7+ can join, sitting safely in the passenger seat, enjoying the interactive narration and San Diego's sights.
  • Enjoy a 2-hour adventure covering about 20 miles in Downtown and Old Town San Diego.
  • GoCars hold a maximum of 2 people with a combined weight limit of 400lbs. Ticket prices are per car (not per person).
  • Drivers need to be 21+ with a valid driver's license, and passengers must be ages 7 and older.
  • Drivers will need to bring a major credit card. A security deposit will be held on the credit card until the GoCar is returned.
  • No parking fees; you can park your GoCar at designated spots along the route for free.


from GoCar Tour of Downtown and Old Town San Diego
Explore Downtown and Old Town San Diego on a 2-hour GoCar Tour. The storytelling car will guide you through the city's most popular neighborhoods with its built-in GPS. Zip through areas such as Little Italy, the Gaslamp Quarter, Mission Hills, and Presidio Park, as your talking car shares stories and fun facts about California's history and cultures. Explore at your own pace with the freedom to stop when and where you want to take photos, detours or grab a snack.

The tour begins in historic Little Italy that was home to the Italian community. See how it has evolved into the modern business and artistic community it is today. Then, make your way past the ships in the Bay that have explored the new world, or patrolled the waters in time of war, and into the Gaslamp Quarter, once San Diego’s red-light district, and see how it has been re-imagined into the social scene it is today.

As you leave modern San Diego, time travel into history as you make your way through beautiful Mission Hills, passing many houses and businesses that are well over 50 years old. Your jump into the past will take you by Historic Fort Stockton, into Presidio Park where the old Spanish Mission used to stand, and into Old Town San Diego where you can see how San Diego looked in the old west with its Spanish and American residents forming a thriving community.

This tour is for anyone who wants to see how San Diego has evolved from its western roots into the Modern international vacation spot that it is today.
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Frequently Asked Questions about GoCar Tour of Downtown and Old Town San Diego

Do height/weight/age restrictions apply?

Yes, GoCars hold a maximum of 2 people and have a combined weight limit of 400lbs. Drivers must be 21 years or older and passengers must be 7 years or older.

Are there any special requirements?

Yes, drivers must possess a major credit card and a valid driver’s license (international license is not necessary). All riders must sign a standard participant agreement. A security deposit will be held on the credit card until the GoCar is returned.

For this tour, is hotel transportation provided or arranged?

No, hotel transportation is not provided or arranged. You will need to make your own way to the departure location at 3918 Mason St, San Diego, CA 92110.

Is there parking at GoCar Tours San Diego?

There is no parking available on site, however, metered/paid parking is available nearby.

Anything interesting or unique about the tour?

Yes, this tour is unique because you will drive a two-person GoCar that talks to you about San Diego as you drive. You will learn about the hidden history of San Diego, see famous locations that only the local residents know about, and find the best places to eat, shop and explore.

How long is the tour?

Tour duration is 2 hours and covers about 20 miles of San Diego’s Downtown and Old Town areas.

Is it appropriate for kids?

Yes, this tour is appropriate for kids as long as they are at least 7 years old and can sit safely in the passenger seat. They will enjoy the fun and interactive narration of the GoCar and the sights of San Diego.