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Gaslamp Quarter

Gaslamp Quarter Tours and Activities

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The epicenter of San Diego’s party scene, the lively Gaslamp Quarter offers much more than just pulsating nightlife. The charming downtown neighborhood is also rich with cultural museums, art galleries, concert venues, and symphony halls, plus loads of lovely alfresco eateries. But back to the nightlife: Clubs, dive bars, and cocktail lounges draw the university crowd, while diverse audiences fill the Spreckels and Balboa theaters for performing arts, comedy shows, and live music.

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GPS Talking GoCar 1HR Tour: Downtown & Gaslamp

GPS Talking GoCar 1HR Tour: Downtown & Gaslamp

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Make your own way around San Diego in a GoCar, a pint-sized vehicle that lets you experience the beauty of the City in Motion and visit places tour buses can't easily go – all at your own pace! With a GPS unit onboard, it's easy to stay on course, helping you see more during your tour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.31
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GoCar Talking GoCar 2Hr Tour: Downtown & Old Town

GoCar Talking GoCar 2Hr Tour: Downtown & Old Town

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Explore San Diego’s Downtown and Old Town sights in a fun and fast-paced way—on a GoCar tour. This sightseeing adventure takes the stress out of reading a map, as the car talks and shows you the way with its in-built GPS. Enjoy hearing stories as you explore the city’s most popular areas, including Little Italy, Mission Hills, Presidio Park, and the Gaslamp Quarter.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.56
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Coronado Island Segway Tour

Coronado Island Segway Tour

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Traveling by Segway is not only fun and different, but allows you to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time. On this guided and narrated morning or afternoon tour, explore downtown San Diego and admire gorgeous views of San Diego Bay from the Embarcadero. Take a ferry ride to Coronado Island to check out still more sights, including pretty Coronado Beach and the historic Hotel del Coronado.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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$169.00
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San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour

San Diego Gaslamp Segway Tour

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Explore San Diego by Segway on this comprehensive tour. Led by a local guide, learn about the city’s major landmarks and history while passing top attractions like Balboa Park, the USS 'San Diego' Memorial, Petco Park and the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Snacks and beverages are included along the way, as well as a brief safety session to ensure that you feel completely comfortable hitting the streets on your Segway.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.00
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$159.00
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1Hr GPS Guided Scooter Tour: Harbor/Gaslamp Quarter

1Hr GPS Guided Scooter Tour: Harbor/Gaslamp Quarter

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This GPS guided scooter tour takes you on a multi-cultural tour of San Diego, starting in Little Italy, where you learn about the rise and fall of San Diego’s Italian population, your tour continues past the maritime history museum, the USS Midway, and into beautiful Seaport Village. You also get to travel past Horton Plaza which just begs be visited again after the tour ends. After Horton Plaza you make your way into the heart of San Diego, with a quick loop around the Home of San Diego Padres, and into the Historic Gaslamp Quarter, which after its reinvention is MUCH more family friendly then it used to be. As you leave the Gaslamp Quarter you will enter Banker’s Hill with is unique shops, also borders the always beautiful Balboa Park. Tour Highlights: • Little Italy • Maritime Museum • U.S.S. Midway • Seaport Village • Horton Plaza • Historic Gaslamp Quarter • Petco Park • Bankers Hill
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.11
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GoCar & Speedboat Land and Sea Adventure in San Diego

GoCar & Speedboat Land and Sea Adventure in San Diego

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Discover San Diego independently by mini speedboat and mini car with 2- to 4-hour rental. Hit the town (and water) solo or with a friend. Whether you’re on land or in the water you have the freedom to explore at your leisure. Recorded commentary and GPS guidance inside the car enable you to explore the city stress-free. The sightseeing route takes you past Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, Gaslamp Quarter, and more.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.98
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Exclusive: San Diego Harbor Speed Boat, Electric Scooter and USS Midway Tour

Exclusive: San Diego Harbor Speed Boat, Electric Scooter and USS Midway Tour

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Explore the wildlife, skyline, and maritime legacy of the San Diego Harbor by land and by sea on this Viator Exclusive tour. Take the wheel of a speed boat during a cruise through the ship-studded bay before hopping on a bike for a closer look at shoreline attractions like Broadway Pier and the San Diego Air Station. Finish with a guided tour of the USS ‘Midway’ aircraft carrier, featuring an interactive glimpse into both US Navy and Air Force operations.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.02
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$177.02

San Diego Early Bird Segway Tour

San Diego Early Bird Segway Tour

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Explore San Diego's historic downtown and waterfront in a fun, eco-friendly way on a morning Segway tour. Beat the crowds and avoid the hassle of driving as you roll through the charming Gaslamp Quarter and along the harbor on a self-balancing electric scooter. The tour includes a 30 minutes of training and practice so you can confidently scoot around one of America's most livable cities while a guide shares interesting anecdotes and history along the way.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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$59.00
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San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

San Diego Tour: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

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Explore some of the top highlights of San Diego with your silver, gold, or platinum day pass (depending on option selected) for the city’s Hop-on, Hop-off Trolley Tour. Choose your own adventure as you get on and off the trolley at any of the 12 included stops, covering famous sights including the Gaslamp Quarter, the San Diego Zoo, USS Midway and the Cruise Ship Terminal, Little Italy, and many more. This San Diego trolley tour also features live commentary from the on-board guide during your ride.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00
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San Diego Gaslamp Harbor Segway Tour

San Diego Gaslamp Harbor Segway Tour

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See San Diego the way you can only see it on two wheels. This private Segway tour takes you through one of San Diego’s most beloved neighborhoods. Start out in the Gaslamp Quarter, with tales of the area’s sordid history. The tour passes Petco Park and the San Diego Convention Center. From there head down the Embarcadero to see sights like the Coronado Bridge, Seaport Village, and the USS Midway.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.67
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San Diego GoCar Talking 4Hr GoCar Tour: Shoppers Delight

San Diego GoCar Talking 4Hr GoCar Tour: Shoppers Delight

This tour is essential for anyone who really wants to get out and really experience San Diego. It takes the best parts of our Downtown, Balboa and Old Town tours, and gives you plenty of time to do all three tours, while also stopping and really checking out the sights of San Diego. You will have more than enough time to park the car and tour the Maritime Museum and check out all of the ships, navigate through the unique Horton Plaza mall, and the Gaslamp Quarter to see all the sights of Downtown. From there you can peruse around Balboa park on foot and really take in the sights and sounds of Balboa and even go to one of the many museums that are always open, and stop to smell the roses in our Rose Garden with over 800 different varieties of roses. All along this tour are many great spots to stop and take pictures, eat, drink, relax and truly experience why San Diego truly is America’s Finest City. *If booking more than 2 people please submit separate orders!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.43
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San Diego Scenic Tour

San Diego Scenic Tour

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In just four hours, experience the scenic highlights of San Diego and its neighboring areas. Watch sea lions and pelicans on the beaches of La Jolla and capture fantastic views from the top of Mt Soledad. Soak up the Old World elegance of the mansions and Hotel Del on Coronado Island, and find peace in the urban oasis of Balboa Park. Wind through downtown and Old Town San Diego, learning about the city’s history along the way. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour limited to just 14 people.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Super Saver: Self-Guided Speed Boat Adventure & iRide GPS Guided ScooterTour

Super Saver: Self-Guided Speed Boat Adventure & iRide GPS Guided ScooterTour

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Electric Scooter & Speedboat Combo where you get to explore the bay in your very own speedboat then explore San Diego in your very own GPS guided storytelling scooter. This combo land sea adventure makes for the perfect day in San Diego. Both tours do not need to be taken on the same day.  Just book the day and time of the speedboat portion you want online and call the number above to book your scooter tour. After your purchase is confirmed we will email you a confirmation.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$161.46
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San Diego City Lights Night Tour

San Diego City Lights Night Tour

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Explore San Diego at night under the moonlight with this 1.5-hour city lights tour. Travel from the city’s Gaslamp Quarter to Balboa Park and the Embarcadero. Catch sights of the historic San Diego County Administration Center, the USS Midway Museum, and the Star of India. Plus ride to the top of the Coronado Bridge and see sights lit up all over the city, as well as some from Tijuana.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.00
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Ultimate Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour

Ultimate Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour

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Take the guesswork out of your sightseeing in San Diego and book a half-day private tour with an ultimate itinerary. Leave the driving to a personal guide who accompanies you by luxury car or SUV to the city’s major attractions. Stroll the landscaped gardens of Balboa Park, explore the historic Gaslamp Quarter, drive across the bridge to visit Coronado Island or discover the cliffside enclave of La Jolla. On this tour, set your own pace at the sights that interest you most!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$269.00
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The San Diego Highlights Tour

The San Diego Highlights Tour

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Experience San Diego’s scenic highlights and historic landmarks on a full-day tour of the 'America's finest city'. Listen to the legends behind San Diego's most important sites as you skirt the bay to Coronado Island, explore the Embarcadero then follow lush roads into Balboa Park’s elegant gardens and museums. Pause to find lunch in a Gaslamp Quarter restaurant, take in La Jolla’s world-class shopping district and sweeping coastline and finish your day in the heart of downtown San Diego.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00
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Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past

Brothels, Bites and Booze: A Culinary Tour of San Diego's Questionable Past

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Explore the best eats in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego on a walking tour with an expert guide who shares the inside scoop on the district's hopping restaurant and bar scene. Sample delicious dishes at several eateries, sip drinks, and learn about the history of the district as you discover its latest incarnation as a top nightlife destination. Colorful stories shared by your guide make the history of San Diego come to life on this 2.5-hour tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.34
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Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour

Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour

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Experience San Diego’s scenic highlights and hidden gems on a private, 3-hour sightseeing tour with an experienced guide. Customize the itinerary to your interests, then explore the city in the comfort of a luxurious, VW Eurovan that seats up to six people. Visit Balboa Park’s botanical garden and the historic lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument, and enjoy a beachside stroll at Ocean Beach. Take in the bustling downtown and the Gaslamp Quarter, stop by the glamorous Del Coronado Hotel then see the birthplace of California in Old Town San Diego.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley

San Diego Shore Excursion: San Diego Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley

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Explore San Diego at your own pace with a full-day ticket to ride a hop-on, hop-off trolley through the city. Simply board the trolley at your cruise ship’s port of call and visit historic landmarks and vibrant neighborhoods at eleven centrally-located stops. Get a glimpse of California’s past in Old Town then see the magnificent ships that moor at the bustling waterfront; grab a spot on a beach to watch surfers catch breaking waves, and try to spot the famous ghost at the elegant Hotel del Coronado.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00
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Private San Diego Segway Fanatic Tour

Private San Diego Segway Fanatic Tour

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Explore San Diego on a private Segway tour, providing the ability to cover more ground than a walking tour but still enjoy the fresh Southern California air. With a knowledgeable guide, cruise along the San Diego Embarcadero, and see interesting sights along the waterfront. Check out areas like Little Italy and Balboa Park, and glide through the popular Gaslamp Quarter.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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Instagrammable San Diego – The City Essentials

Instagrammable San Diego – The City Essentials

This fun and fast moving photo tour is perfect if you want you to snap away at the best iconic photo ops all over San Diego-land. You will make many quick stops to take plenty of jaw-dropping photos that will make your friends envious. Your private expert tour guide Julie will whisk you all over the area for a wonderful overview and so much photo variety. And your photographer tour guide will give you photo tips and show you how to get the iconic shots everybody wishes they had. As you tour along, you will learn about each location – the history, culture, and what makes it unique. And if you get tired of doing selfies, she will take some photos of you along the way too.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$485.34
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San Diego Tour

San Diego Tour

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With year-round perfect weather, beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and top-notch cultural attractions, San Diego embodies the best of Southern California. Discover its many delights on a morning tour that takes you through this city's most charming areas, from the leafy promenades and fountains of Balboa Park to the legendary Hotel del Coronado and historic urban streets of the Gaslamp Quarter. Skip the stress of driving and let a local guide show you around town, making several stops to soak up the sunny ambiance and do some California dreamin’ of your own.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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San Diego Gaslamp District Ghost Tour

San Diego Gaslamp District Ghost Tour

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Book Directly With San Diego Ghosts. Join San Diego Ghosts on a historic trek through the haunted Gaslamp District. Our walking ghost tour reveals the dark and seedy past behind one of the country’s sunniest cities. With our experienced tour guides, you will visit 8 - 12 of San Diego’s most haunted sites. We offer only authentic stories of the tragic past and unexplained phenomena that still haunts the “birthplace of California.” No matter what draws you to the supernatural, our Gaslamp District ghost tour will give you a unique and compelling experience that will leave you thinking long after.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.09
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Private Walking Tour San Diego: Little Italy and Gaslamp Quarter

Private Walking Tour San Diego: Little Italy and Gaslamp Quarter

Discover two of the most unique areas of San Diego with a local expert. Stroll around the cafés, restaurants and beautiful houses that the Italian immigrants shaped since 1920 in what today is the vibrant Little Italy neighbourhood. You will also visit the oldest quarter in the city; Gaslamp quarter. You will wander around renovated victorian-era buildings and restaurants, cafés, art galleries and more, while learning the fascinating history of this historical area of San Diego. Your private licensed tour guide will be at your entire disposition during the total duration of the tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$267.82
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What are Gaslamp Quarter hours of operation?
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Gaslamp Quarter hours of operation: Open daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Gaslamp Quarter tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Gaslamp Quarter can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 36 Gaslamp Quarter tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Gaslamp Quarter 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Gaslamp Quarter costs USD 24.09. Guided Gaslamp Quarter tours start around USD 24.09 per person. See all 36 Gaslamp Quarter tickets and tours on Viator.
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