Tips for Driving to Old Town
Old Town San Diego is nestled in the heart of San Diego where the current Interstate 8 and 5 meet. The small city of Old Town is located across the street from the Old Town Transit Center and is a short drive from many popular tourist destinations in San Diego including the Gaslamp Quarter, the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Little Italy and Mission Valley.
Please use the below Old Town San Diego Map if you are in need of driving directions:
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Old Town San Diego Map & Additional Visitors Information
Below is a map of the Old Town State Park to help you plan your day of fun in Old Town. When driving into Old Town, it is best to park and explore the small town on foot. Metered street parking is available and there are a few large parking lots throughout the area where you can park for free.
Some popular destinations that are worth checking out during your visit include the Old Town Market, Casa de Aguirre, the Mormon Battalion Memorial Visitors Center, La Casa de Estudillo and Presidio Park. Visitors can also tour the area or participate in the Whaley House Tour which brings guests through the haunted Whaley House.
There are Visitor’s kiosks throughout Old Town where visitors can get a map to navigate through the town during their visit. Additional maps of Old Town San Diego can be picked up at the Visitor’s Center.
Plan your trip to the birthplace of California and view firsthand, the history and culture packed into the small community of Old Town. If you are looking for close by and affordable accommodations, reserve a stay at the Vagabond Inn, a top choice for cheap San Diego hotels near Old Town. We are located within two miles of the historic location and offer unbeatable hotel rates. To learn more about our clean and spacious rooms, contact a Reservation Manager at 1-800-571-2933.