OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO (1.5 MILES AWAY)
Quaint boutiques, mouth-watering restaurants, colorful art galleries and festive theatres populate Old Town, making it a not-to-be-missed hot spot for tourists and locals alike. Free to visitors, Old Town San Diego is one of the city's true hidden jewels. Less than two miles from the Hampton Inn by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley, Old Town offers guests a glimpse into the "birthplace" of California. As the first permanent Spanish settlement in California, Old Town teems with a lively, authentic atmosphere, boasting 17 museums and historical sites.
OLD TOWN TROLLEY TOURS
Old Town is also the main boarding station for the Old Town Trolley Tours, which offers an excellent sightseeing tour of San Diego. Getting to Old Town from the Hampton Inn by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley could not be easier. Old Town is only a short drive away, or hop on the trolley near the Hampton Inn by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley towards Old Town.
OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO IS FREE TO VISITORS
With no admission or entrance fees, Old Town San Diego is the perfect affordable San Diego attraction. Visit website.
MUST SEE ATTRACTIONS IN OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO
Whaley House Museum Complex
The Whaley House Museum Complex is a county-owned park consisting of five historic buildings, the most famous of which is the Whaley House, believed by many to be the most haunted house in America.
Amazing state of the art video tours, interactive computers, pan for gold and make bricks. Enjoyment for the whole family.
State Historic Park
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park presents the opportunity to experience the history of early San Diego by providing a connection to the past.
The Junípero Serra Museum
Located in Presidio Park, the Junípero Serra Museum is one of the most familiar landmarks in San Diego. As a major symbol of the city, it stands atop the hill recognized as the site where California began.
Located in Historic Park in Old Town, Heritage Park keeps the architectural history of San Diego alive. This 7.8-acre park is dedicated to the preservation of San Diego's Victorian architecture.
- Head west on Hotel Circle South
- Continue onto Taylor St
- Turn left onto Juan St
- Take the first right onto Wallace St