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Public transit

How hard is it to get around using public transit? We'd like to save some money (vs renting a car for our whole stay) and use the mass transit system. Not 100% certain where we're staying yet, just got our flights booked.

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1. Re: Public transit

Public transit here does not cover all areas equally.

IF you stay in our downtown, Little Italy, or Old Town neighborhoods then you can access our lightrail electric train that we call "the trolley" and our bus system.

In other areas of the city you will be able to only access the bus system.

If you tell us how long you'll be here, what you'd like to see/do and your budget we can offer specific suggestions of where to stay.

Here is the transit web site :

http://transit.511sd.com/

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2. Re: Public transit

It is usually $5 a day for a trolley and bus pass and you can buy a multi day ticket. I don't like to drive to other side of road on holiday and also commute every day so I don't want to be in a car in USA.

We have stayed out at Hotel Circle beside Fashion Valley Mall 3 times, once with organised coach tour but twice making our own way around. We have managed to get to Zoo, Balboa Park, Old Town, Downtown/Gaslamp, Coronado and Point Loma.

We have taken Tour Guide Tim's tour to La Jolla and Torrey Pines.

This May we are staying on 6th Ave at Hotel Solamar for a different experience.

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We're looking at staying here possibly: http://www.sandiegovr.com/#!mission-hills-condos/cp2u I'm looking for an apartment style place to stay with washing machines, as we're traveling with a baby.

May 19-31, looking to spend around $1000-1200 on accommodations, less being preferable. Definitely want to visit the zoo, museum of man, sea world, and the beach. Possibly the safari park (I know that's out of SD), maybe the natural history museum and/or aquarium.

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4. Re: Public transit

As Riff said the best places to stay w/o a car are Downtown SD, Little Italy and Old Town. You can easily hop on the Trolley or Bus. Taxis are easy to hail on the street. If you stay Downtown area you can get to the beach in Coronado in about half an hour.

http://www.sdmts.com/home1.asp?from=mobile

You might want to also consider one day taking the Old Town Trolley Tour which is Hop On Hop Off and visits several neighborhoods.

http://www.trolleytours.com/san-diego/

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If you want an Apartment Style Hotel, the Old Town Inn is highly rated here at TA. Walkign distance tot he Old Town Transit Center and the San Diego Trolley, a low cost, and comes with some nice perks.

tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g60750-d80255-R…

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