20521
California
A San Diego Exploration from the Heart of the Gaslamp District
Explore the unique neighborhoods of San Diego with experts, discovering Old Town, the Gaslamp Quarter, beachside Victorian architecture and the historic Balboa Park.
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Program No. 20521RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
995
6 days
5 nights
10 meals
5B 2L 3D
1
WELCOME AND ORIENTATION
San Diego, California
3
CORONADO VICTORIAN SPLENDOR
San Diego, California
4
THE MANY FACETS OF BALBOA PARK
San Diego, California
5
THE SEASHORE AND LA JOLLA
San Diego, California
6
HOME SWEET HOME
San Diego, California
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At a Glance

San Diego’s sun, sand and surf are known worldwide, but the beach and the climate form only a small part of its allure. Founded as the first California mission, today San Diego is home to nearly 1.5 million residents in an eclectic mix of interesting neighborhoods and an energetic, revitalized Victorian quarter. Enjoy rich history and culture in an idyllic climate as you see for yourself what makes San Diego special.
Flex
Flex
Our Flex learning adventures offer more flexible schedules than our traditional programs, with ample independent time and several meals on your own. Enjoy the camaraderie of the group while also getting time to explore on your own.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Stay in the heart of the downtown Gaslamp District in historic four-star splendor at the US Grant with easy access to restaurants and entertainment.
  • Join expert led field trips utilizing public transportation through Old Town; Coronado Island; Little Italy and the Gaslamp or “new town” where every building tells a story.
  • Choose a museum to visit in fascinating Balboa Park and gain insight into the Chicano identity through the murals of Barrio Logan.
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