How to Get Around San Diego Without a Car

March 15, 2019
getting around San Diego without a car

When you stay at  long term hotels San Diego, you might begin to wonder how you’ll be able to get around the city. The good new is that getting around San Diego without a car is actually possible. Read on to learn more.


Hop on Hop off Trolley

If you’ll be staying within San Diego, a great way to get around is by hoppin on the Old Town Trolley. This trolley is truly a San Diego staple and you should consider riding the trolley at least once while in San Diego. The Old Town Trolley stops at 10 different popular destinations including Old Town San Diego State Park, San Diego Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo and more.


San Diego by Bike

SD is a bike friendly city. You’ll find many of the roads have bike lanes and there are a number of bike rental companies located throughout the city. Consider biking through the bustling downtown area, or enjoy a waterfront bike ride along the embarcadero. Even consider the waterfront area of beautiful La Jolla by bike.


San Diego Public Transportation

If you find yourself beyond the main downtown San Diego area, consider hopping on the Metro Transit system, which offers 3 trolley lines. The Blue Line runs North and South from the Mexican border up through Old Town and Downtown. The Orange Line goes east from Downtown through areas such as Lemon Grove and El Cajon. The Green Line runs from the Downtown area and hits spots such as the Seaport Village, Little Italy, Old Town, Fashion Valley, SDSU and Santee.