While a chartered yacht is a comfortable way to tour the seas, it can only navigate city streets with the help of hundreds of unhappy pack goats. Tour San Diego in terra firma style and comfort with today's choice of deals to Where You Want to Be Tours in Coronado and San Diego. Choose between the following options:
- For $22, you get a walking scavenger-hunt adventure (a $60 value).
- For $30, you get a local biking-tour adventure (a $62 value).
Where You Want to Be Tours caters to locals and tourists looking to explore San Diego's offbeat locales, following tour guides or scavenger-hunting clues to find the city's best-kept secrets. In the Rent a Local biking tour, a knowledgeable city-dweller leads followers through secret beaches and off-beat neighborhoods in a two-and-a-half-to-three-hour journey of discovery that ends after guides have been rewound and pushed through a mail slot. Each city-traversing excursion includes a bike rental, helmet, and bottled water.
Opt for the scavenger-hunt adventure to traverse San Diego's downtown in teams of eight, strolling through rooftop lounges and scrambling over the forms of loafing team members. In the approximately two-hour-and-45-minute tour, scavengers will saunter 1.5–2 miles, learn all the names of well-known San Diego clouds, and work together to quickly perform specified tasks. Hunts are offered most Saturdays between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. in downtown or Old Town.
Where You Want to Be Tours
Launched as a walking-tour company in 2003, Where You Want to Be Tours features a variety of custom adventures designed to show off the beauty of San Diego to locals and tourists. Most adventures last more than two hours, so tourists have plenty of time to stop and sightsee at spots such as Balboa Park and the shores of La Jolla. Today, the company has formed a set of all new clues and hidden gems and has also expanded its offerings with bike tours of locations such as Pacific Beach and Mission Bay and scavenger hunt adventures, which present a hands-on approach to urban exploration, turning tour routes into racecourses and throwing in physical challenges, including Frisbee-throwing contests.