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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

Available from Friday

San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

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Go whale watching from San Diego aboard a replica of a historic sailing schooner that won the world’s first America’s Cup sailing competition in 1851. Throughout your cruise, your expert guide shares informative commentary about gray whales, dolphins, and other marine animals, along with details about the US Navy sites you pass as you head out on the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Whale Watching Cruise from Mission Bay

Available from Friday

Whale Watching Cruise from Mission Bay

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Encounter some of Earth's most magnificent creatures on a 3-hour whale-watching cruise in San Diego. The voyage departs right from Mission Bay, so you’ll be out into the open ocean and looking for animals in just 10 short minutes. Marine biologists onboard help you spot whales and dolphins and learn about their life in the deep blue sea.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.20
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$51.20

Small-Group San Diego Sunset Sailing Excursion

Available tomorrow

Small-Group San Diego Sunset Sailing Excursion

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Sail into the setting sun aboard a Catalina style sailboat during this intimate cruise with a small group. Feel like you have the ship all to yourself on this trip that’s limited to just 12 total guests, watching as the last rays of the sun drop into the glistening waves. Enjoy the included beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks during the ride, as well as jackets and wind gear in case you get cold. You can even plug in your own music to add to the fun. Departure times vary throughout the year. Guest must contact Sail San Diego after purchase for the exact departure time.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.67
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$107.67
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Crossing Borders: Tijuana Day Trip from San Diego

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Crossing Borders: Tijuana Day Trip from San Diego

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Explore Tijuana, Mexico, without getting lost on this day trip from San Diego, a great choice for first-time visitors. Visit cultural attractions, sample authentic Mexican street food at a sidewalk taco stand, and do some shopping and sightseeing. Opt to walk or take public transportation and experience the city like a local. Your guide can suggest stops and adapt the itinerary to fit the needs of the group.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.34
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$68.34

Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion

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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion

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Enjoy a sailing adventure on a Catalina-style sailboat with just six people for a comfortable, semi-private experience (or, find five friends and fill up the whole boat). Sail in San Diego Harbor during the day. Sit back and relax to enjoy the water views while enjoying complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.67
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$107.67
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San Diego Scenic Tour

Available from Saturday

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.67
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$58.67
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise

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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise

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Take an evening cruise wining and dining aboard the ‘Spirit of San Diego,’ enjoying top-notch food and drink, plus sparkling skyline views during this San Diego dinner cruise. Dig into your included gourmet meal, accompanied by a complimentary cocktail and live on-board entertainment, as you cruise 25-miles worth of California’s beautiful coastline and gaze at the twinkling stars above. You can also upgrade your cruise to include an unlimited open bar for an additional price.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.90
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$110.90
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Coronado Island Segway Tour

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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 Tour

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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La Jolla & San Diego Beaches Tour

Available from Apr 1

La Jolla & San Diego Beaches Tour

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The tour will depart from Old Town and head to Mount Soledad followed by four conveniently located stops where you can disembark and explore in depth. Have the chance to visit historic sites in Old Town, and bring along your beachwear to enjoy the coast. See the natural treasures of this beachy city at Mount Soledad, which offers 360-degree views over San Diego.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.00
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$39.00
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San Diego Brewery Tour

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San Diego Brewery Tour

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San Diego Craft Beer Tour in open top vans fully narrated by craft beer enthusiasts. 3 stops for tastings  • 3 stops for tastings from any of our Brewery partners and enjoy a flight of tasters on with purchase • At 1 of the stops get a touR of the facilities and opportunity for food
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Tijuana Cultural Tour from San Diego

Available from Jan 2

Tijuana Cultural Tour from San Diego

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Tijuana Walking Tour will be taking you to places most locals hang out and you will learn about the transformation of the city and history. Come and see; local market, learn about the history of Tijuana. We will do one stop to eat tasty tacos. The fee-only includes guided tour make sure to bring cash to exchange into pesos. Your guide will help you navigate the city like a local. Bring cash, comfortable shoes, bottled water, camera and hat PASSPORTS ARE REQUIRED
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.00
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$53.00

Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht in San Diego

Available from Apr 3

Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht in San Diego

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Cruise around San Diego bay aboard an authentic 1992 America’s Cup racing yacht and travel at twice the speed of the average sailboat. The Stars and Stripes USA-11 is one of the fastest and best known America’s Cup racing yachts. It was designed and built to be raced in San Diego, and has been restored to pristine condition. Take a turn at the helm and join in grinding the winches to raise and trim the sails.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
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$125.00
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Ultimate Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour

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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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$269.00
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Tijuana Cultural Private Day Tour

Available from Oct 26

Tijuana Cultural Private Day Tour

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If you really want to experience Tijuana like a local, this six hour cultural driving tour is for you! Experience the real charm of the city while walking the main streets of Tijuana while interacting with locals at the city market, museum and Avenida Revolucion. Visit the infamous Trump's wall and enjoy some time at the beach. Try local craft beer, Tequila and Mescal. Visit the Caesars restaurant where the Caesar's salad was invented and have free time for curios shopping. Also learn about the culture at the CECUT center and botanical gardens in Zona Rio. And for lunch, enjoy the real Mexican tacos with lots of guacamole and salsa! You will have a private vehicle for your party. No strangers. Minimum of four people per booking needed.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$149.00
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$149.00
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Secret Food Tours San Diego w/ Private Tour Option

Available from Nov 1

Secret Food Tours San Diego w/ Private Tour Option

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Our city has a small town feel with an international influence, and with Secret Food Tours: San Diego you'll sample cuisine with influences from Mexico, Asia and Italy. We'll take you through one of our most culturally significant neighborhoods to get a true insider's perspective on the food culture of this extraordinary city. All the while our guides will provide you with the stories and history that have made San Diego the world-renowned city it is today. You'll also learn lots of local tips you'll be able to utilize for the rest of your stay!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$277.20
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$277.20
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Fighter Pilot Experience in San Diego

Available tomorrow

Fighter Pilot Experience in San Diego

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Strap in, take off and channel Top Gun on an exhilarating 3-hour fighter pilot experience in San Diego. Swoop over the city's arid mountains and valleys in an aerobatic Extra 330LC plane, then fly low and fast over the rugged terrain. Take in sweeping aerial views of the desert and city, feel the thrilling pace and powerful g-force of the nimble plane and come back to base with a military-style, spiral landing.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$236.79
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$236.79

Tijuana Walking Tour from San Diego

Available from Jan 6

Tijuana Walking Tour from San Diego

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The Tijuana Walking Tour experience is a unique and affordable way to see the city. The tour guide will guide you around Tijuana and you will get a sense of how locals life by strolling the Tijuana streets. We use walking and public transportation to get around just like locals do! FEE COVERS GUIDED TOUR (We recommend to bring at least $20usd for expenses: bus fee, food, drinks etc) conversion of dlls into pesos can be done by meeting point. PICKUP: SOUTH SAN DIEGO San Ysidro Transit Center : 727 E San Ysidro Blv, San Diego, CA PASSPORTS ARE REQUIRED (If the guest forgets or doesn't have a passport there will be NO REFUND)
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.00
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$28.00

Tijuana Toe dip, day trip from San Diego

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Tijuana Toe dip, day trip from San Diego

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Spend the day exploring Tijuana’s culture and history on this guided tour from San Diego. You’ll make the most of your visit to this border town by traveling with a guide, who provides navigation and in-depth commentary. Highlights include the Plaza Santa Cecilia, the Tijuana Arch, the History Museum, the city market, Pasaje Rodriguez, and others.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.93
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San Diego: Best of Coronado and Ferry Ride from San Diego

Available from Jun 19

San Diego: Best of Coronado and Ferry Ride from San Diego

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Take a ferry from San Diego over to Coronado to become better acquainted with the city on this 3-hour tour. Cruise across the San Diego Bay to get to Coronado, and then explore what the city has to offer. Go to Star Park, Spreckels Mansion, the Hotel del Coronado, and, of course, the beach. Take in stunning views of the Pacific before setting off to sightsee on your own.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.00
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$64.00
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La Jolla Food Walking Tour

Available from Sep 5

La Jolla Food Walking Tour

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Taste the many delights of La Jolla, one of San Diego’s richest food scenes, during this 4-hour culinary tour. This upscale area, one of the city’s most popular, is home to a surprisingly diverse and affordable range of delicious bites. Chow down at one of San Diego’s only Hawaiian eateries and savor a sweet taste of apple pancakes at Richard Walker’s. You’ll also dine on Kobe beef sliders and sip on wine while enjoying artisanal olive oils and vinegars with an ocean view. An expert food guide is also included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.72
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$48.72

The La Jolla Tour

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The La Jolla Tour

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See for yourself why La Jolla has earned a reputation as one of San Diego's most gorgeous and high-profile locales on an afternoon sightseeing tour. Travel from downtown San Diego to the upscale coastal enclave known for its stellar seaside views and rowdy sea lion community, plus extravagant Spanish-style mansions and famous residents. Browse the luxury boutiques of La Jolla Village, explore the marine life of a legendary cove, and take in views of the coast from a mountaintop lookout on this small-group excursion.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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Food and Wine (and Beer!) Walking and Trolley Tour: Historic Old Town San Diego

Available from Nov 23

Food and Wine (and Beer!) Walking and Trolley Tour: Historic Old Town San Diego

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Discover great spots for food, wine, and beer in Old Town and downtown San Diego on a half-day tasting tour that travels on foot and by trolley. Try a variety of craft drinks at three different destinations, with both wine and beer options available. Learn from your guide about the art of pairing food with wine, and expect enough food samples to make up a meal.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.94
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Cultural Food & Beer Tour

Available from Feb 25

Cultural Food & Beer Tour

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Savor the tastes of one of San Diego’s hidden culinary gems on this curated food and beer tour. Spend a few hours visiting some of the breweries of Barrio Logan, a Mexican-American neighborhood that’s a hotbed of gastronomical delights. Sample locally-brewed beers, with their brewers on hand to talk you through your tastings, and sink your teeth into some delicious local cuisine. Explore the barrio and learn more about the history and culture of this underappreciated part of the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.00
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