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Jan 31, 2013 - Historical San Diego

From California’s beginnings as part of the Spanish conquests in the 1600s, to its sunny, vibrant, glamorous look today, California is a state that is rich in history, and this is nowhere more readily obvious than in San Diego’s Old Town. For a visit to San Diego, rent a charter bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coach or school bus from Bus Company San Diego. Travel through San Diego in comfort and style, as you and your rental bus group take in the rich and varied history of San Diego.

Old Town San Diego is a favorite of rental bus tourists as well as the citizens of San Diego. A walk through Old Town will find many rental bus visitors, who come to this small area of San Diego for the rich history and culture. What you will also find is over 25 restaurants, cafes and eateries within a mile’s radius of Old Town, offering a variety of authentic ethnic cuisine. In addition to all the food, shopping and sights, Old Town hosts many public events throughout the year, and has nightly entertainment, usually centered around the many restaurants in this area.

There are several historic sights within Old Town, giving rental bus visitors a large number of choices. Located at the northern end of Old Town, Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is the most visited park in the state system and all of its museums are free to the public. The state park spans the decades from California rule to the Mexican Period and finally to the American Period. Experience the days of the Mexican dons at the 1825 Casa de Estudillo, one of the finest adobe haciendas in the state. For an idea of how far rental bus travel has progressed, head over to the Wells Fargo Museum to view a rare original stagecoach, or walk over to the Robinson-Rose House, where a scale model of Old Town in its nineteenth century glory is on display.

The center of Old Town contains many historic museums and buildings, which is a big draw for rental bus visitors. The Whaley House Museum Complex is a county-owned park consisting of five historic buildings, the most famous of which is the Whaley House, believed by many to be the most haunted house in America in addition to housing the former county courthouse and San Diego’s first commercial theater. Other historic buildings include the one-time Lodge of the Freemasons and home of San Diego’s first newspaper The San Diego Herald, the Black Hawk Livery & Blacksmith, the San Diego Union newspaper building, and the Whaley House, reputedly the most haunted house in America. All of these museums are within easy reach by rental bus along San Diego Avenue, Old Town’s main thoroughfare.

For a historic, fun filled, fuss free visit to Old Town San Diego, give Bus Company San Diego a call to find out how they can help you plan your rental bus trip with a selection from their fleet of rental buses and their friendly, personalized service.