1974 with Kurt
Tours and Events
See a different side of San Diego with these atypical tours and fun events.
BROTHELS, BITES AND BOOZE TOUR
Revel in downtown’s scandalous past on a culinary and storytelling tour through
the former Stingaree district, once home to more than 120 brothels. The tour
includes multiple stops for food, drinks and sweets. sodiegotours.com
SAN DIEGO PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS
Tour San Diego’s most photogenic sites with a professional photographer who
will help you capture stunning shots of iconic San Diego scenery and hidden
gems from the best vantage points. sandiegophotographytours.com
DEERING BANJO COMPANY TOURS
This family-owned banjo company offers free factory tours Tuesday through
Friday at 1 p.m., where you’ll see the production process of everything from
traditional models to elaborate designs. In the showroom, you can strum
several models of finished banjos.
3733 Kenora Drive, Spring Valley
WHALEY HOUSE GHOST HUNTING TOUR
Join Whaley House Museum staff and the San Diego Ghost Hunters for a spooky, late-night paranormal investigation of San
Diego’s most famous haunted house.
2476 San Diego Ave., Old Town
TAYLOR GUITAR FACTORY TOURS
Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Taylor guitars are made,
from raw wood to finished instrument. The free tour starts at
1 p.m. on weekdays.
1980 Gillespie Way, El Cajon
SAN DIEGO CHALLENGE
Dash around the city on this
exciting Amazing Race-style team
competition (March 8) that
will put your brain power and
stamina to the test. Winners get
the glory (and cash prizes).
BIKES AND BEERS
This 26-mile ride (March 28)
through the city’s most dynamic neighborhoods includes
stops at local bars and breweries, including Modern Times,
Stone Brewing Liberty Station,
Mission Brewery, Hess Brewing
Company, Tiger!Tiger! Tavern
and Waypoint Public.
Lobster & Champagne Dinner
Hop aboard a Hornblower yacht
on a Friday or Saturday evening for a three-course lobster
dinner cruise with champagne,
gourmet dessert and sweeping
views. A full moon adds to the
romance on December 6.
1800 N. Harbor Drive
Float around Mission Bay on
the Bahia Belle, a Missis-sippi-style sternwheeler that
departs from the Catamaran
Resort Hotel and Spa.
3999 Mission Blvd.
Speed Boat Adventures
Grab the wheel and captain
your own fast boat on this
13-mile bay tour. Cruise
beneath the bow of the USS
Midway, under the Coronado
Bridge, past the Navy’s dolphin
training center and more.
1450 Harbor Island Drive #205
San Diego Photography Tours