Thursday, February 13
Coronado Walking Tour
10am – 12:30pm
Begin your tour with an educational walk along the beautiful Coronado coastline. You’ll enjoy some of the loveliest ocean views in Southern California, and experience close encounters with pelicans, perhaps seals-usually sunning on the beach. Beginning at one of the island’s most stately mansions, we pass the site of old Tent City, the magnificent Hotel del Coronado, and the castles and cottages that line one of the nation’s most beautiful beaches. As we recount the stories of moguls and movie stars, Navy Pilots and SEALs, we will fill you with over 100 years of remarkable history.
Little Italy Cultural Tour with Italian Cooking Class
10am – 3pm
With an extensive background in culinary tourism, this tour strives for excellence, professionalism, and accessibility throughout the entire event planning and execution process to develop unforgettable events every time. Have your guests enjoy a guide historical “storybook” tour of Little Italy. Listen to 147 years of entertaining neighborhood history through untold stories, hidden Little Italy landmarks and archival photos that chart our course through time. Guests will enjoy a hearty Italian-American lunch feast and dessert at Little Italy’s oldest restaurant and historic Italian grocery store plus bocce ball lessons at Amici Park.
Friday, February 14
Hotel Del — Experience the Legend Tour
10am – 12:30pm
A living legend, for 130 years, The Del celebrates its rich heritage as the proud host to iconic celebrities, royalty and beach-loving families through timeless experiences that resonate with modern-day guests. Experience one of The Del’s legendary tours, binging life to the resort’s rich heritage, local legends and most notorious phantom Kate Morgan. Discover with an in-depth, docent-led walking tour of the Victorian building and gardens, including an exclusive behind-the-scenes look.
Public Harbor Cruise
10am – 12:30pm
The best way to see San Diego Bay is on a Harbor Cruise. The 26 mile cruise is a complete tour of San Diego Bay with veteran crew on board to narrate the rich history of the bay, local points of interest, city landmarks, facts about the military and California sea lions off Point Loma.
North Bay Route: Star of India, Cabrillo National Monument, Seaport Village, Old San Diego Lighthouse, and San Diego Yacht Club.
South Bay Route: Coronado Bay Bridge — 200 ft high, NAASCO Shipyards, San Diego Convention Center, and Hotel del Coronado.
Saturday, February 15
Old Town Trolley Tour
10am – 12noon
Guests will experience a spirited and entertaining tour built on stories of history, mystery and legend of San Diego’s past and darker side. Travel back in time to learn of the spirits of the notorious wild characters like gunslingers, gamblers and ladies of the night who lived and died in San Diego. It is possible that their spirits live on in the dark recesses of historic buildings and neighborhoods. According to the Travel Channel’s America’s Most Haunted, the Whaley house is the most haunted house in the United States. The voluminous documentation of paranormal occurrences at the site makes a compelling case.