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Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Historic Site, Park, and History Museum
Old Town, San Diego
  • Jokie T.
    "Love all the Dia de los Muertos stuff here!"(3 Tips)
    "I love Old Town San Diego..."(3 Tips)
    Jokie T.
    "Home of the Whaley House!"(4 Tips)
    Ric M.
    "Casa de Reyes is a great place to eat."(3 Tips)
110 Tips and reviews
  • Mexican food
  • margaritas
  • los muertos
  • love old town
  • whaley house
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  • Candace M.
    If you like ghost stories- Visit the Whaley house for a fun spooky learning experience!
  • Steven H.
    Steven HazelMarch 17
    Fun place but not what it was are Favorite restaurant has moved
  • ANK
    ANKMarch 3
    Lovely shops!
  • Sean M.
    Sean MillerDecember 18, 2017
    Some of the best Mexican food in town is located here
  • Luis U.
    Luis UreñaNovember 8, 2017
    Good place to walk around and window shop. Look for Case de Reyes they have free flour tortillas for you to taste.
  • Brea S.
    Brea SimpsonOctober 30, 2017
    So many tourists.
  • M
    MOctober 2, 2017
    a must see place
  • Dana R.
    Dana RockSeptember 9, 2017
    So 😋 yummy! 7$ gets you two 4oz cups. You pick your root 🍻 beer! #vanilla #ice-cream #soda
  • Sam M.
    Sam MillerJuly 26, 2017
  • Sal
    SalJuly 23, 2017
    The best historic place in San Diego. Full of different museums. All shops keeping original style. Shops close at go earlier
  • Grecia
    GreciaJuly 20, 2017
    A lot of restaurants, shops and great ambience for the whole family!
  • Jeremy A.
    Jeremy AnslowJune 8, 2017
    Love coming here for salt water taffy, bulk tea and some of the best Mexican food In the world! Lots of history and interesting shops.
  • Janine A.
    Janine AddisonApril 14, 2017
    Beautiful historic area. Great for learning and family fun
  • Ece👑
    Ece👑March 26, 2017
    you are like inside an old amerikan movie😇
  • Paul S.
    Paul SmithMarch 13, 2017
    Great place to walk around.
  • Troy D.
    Troy DavisFebruary 11, 2017
    If you are wanting a little snack to hold you over for a great diner the Street Tacos! Is the place. Enjoy a street taco in Old Town.
  • Eduardo F.
    Eduardo FAbregasJanuary 2, 2017
    Very nice place to spend great time with your family, specially in the night.
  • Rafal
    RafalNovember 5, 2016
    Must see Really like it in the morning
  • Joelle R.
    Joelle ReederOctober 26, 2016
    Old-timey San Diego. Margaritas as big as your head and lots of history and shops.
  • Azra Betül
    Azra BetülSeptember 16, 2016
    If you visit the San Diego, you should visit here👍👍
  • Romina
    RominaSeptember 14, 2016
    Living here a century ago..
  • Mohammed A.
    Mohammed AlmalikSeptember 14, 2016
    Lovely place with lots of culture history
  • Melay M.
    Melay MSeptember 4, 2016
    The mexican restaurants
  • Shahad A.
    Shahad AlshubailyAugust 30, 2016
    A very beautiful place, worth the visit!
  • Bradford R.
    Bradford RileyJuly 25, 2016
    Tons of good food, music, snacks, people getting engaged, etc.
  • Lizeth G.
    Lizeth GarciaMay 24, 2016
    Make sure you stop by the candy shop!!
  • Colin L.
    Colin LeeApril 24, 2016
    Nice place for tourists to walk around. Many souvenir shops
  • Pelin G.
    Pelin Güvenç KefelApril 4, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The birth of California 😊 Definitely a must see if you are visiting San Diego...
  • Val
    ValMarch 16, 2016
    A good place to just walk and still have something interesting to look at
  • Blair R.
    Blair RussellMarch 11, 2016
    Cheesy but kind of fun.
  • Thomas Z.
    Thomas ZJanuary 18, 2016
    Every building is a small museum, very cool. The whole place is free of admission.
  • Jiexi C.
    Jiexi CaoJanuary 18, 2016
    Nice area. Most museums free. Most souvenirs are well priced. Parking is plenty.
  • Jokie T.
    Jokie TolentinoJanuary 8, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Totally underrated. Best place to bring the family. Awesome food! Home of the Whaley House!
  • Mohammad A.
    Mohammad AliJanuary 4, 2016
    Good place to visit and eat real Mexican food
  • Angelica D.
    Angelica DongalloJanuary 1, 2016
    CHL830 marker @ Barra Barra - Settled by pensioned soldiers from the presidio and their families in the early 1800s. Stars & Stripes 1st raised over plaza in 1846 by Marines from the U.S.S. Cyane.
  • Fabián M.
    Fabián M_AguirreDecember 25, 2015
    Nice place! Folk music!
  • Bethany R.
    Bethany RiveraSeptember 16, 2015
    We just love this side of San Diego. If you are looking for amazing Mexican food and want to do some shopping you have to stop by Old Town!
  • Billy A.
    Billy AmpSeptember 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Love Old Town! Great Mexican food. Great place to take family. Great piece of history all in one!
  • Mary S.
    Mary SAugust 28, 2015
    Extremely cute area. Lots of shops, food, and music to enjoy for hours. Pretty good prices on goodies to take home from your travels.
  • Kelsey H.
    Kelsey HeaterJuly 24, 2015
    Old Town San Diego is a beautiful mix of "old west" history and Mexican culture.
  • Antoine R.
    Antoine R.May 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    If you love San Diego , you will love this park ♡♡♡.
  • Mercedes M.
    Mercedes MendietaMay 25, 2015
  • Rick V.
    Rick VessellaApril 11, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite places in San Diego...the first "downtown" in San Diego. Great history. Check out the "happy hours" at the various bars and restaurants on San Diego Ave.
  • D. G.
    D. G.March 6, 2015
    The greatest park ever!!! I was sitting at an old bench in front of an old house and suddenly found myself singing 1800's songs :-)
  • Camilla R.
    Camilla RomeroMarch 1, 2015
    Awesome place, but I was expected more museums and history about SD but aparently is just full of stores with souvenirs to tourists.
  • Claudia G.
    Claudia GFebruary 17, 2015
    Margaritas. :-)
  • Claudia G.
    Claudia GFebruary 17, 2015
  • David B.
    David BernalJanuary 28, 2015
    Come with friends and enjoy some margaritas here...
  • Annie W.
    Annie WangJanuary 19, 2015
    Worth a quick stop for a historic walk if you happened to be in town. Don't forge to check out the first court house in San Diego right by the Wells Fargo bank built in 1847.
  • Meredith
    MeredithDecember 29, 2014
    There is a wagon near the hotel that is a great setting for a fun, western photo shoot.
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