Old Town San Diego is
considered the "birthplace"
of California. San Diego is the site of the first permanent Spanish settlement in California.
Come visit the original and
reconstructed buildings and
furnishings that illustrate the
ambiance of 1800’s San Diego . . . where California Began!
This uniquely Californian town offers visitors a chance to step back in time to the nineteenth century. This cultural and historic area is a virtual mecca for shopping, fine dining. Old Town has something for the entire family within its one-and-a-half mile boundaries. There are over 15 historic sites
in all, some of which, are now home to interesting retail shops. In the park you will find merchandise unique to San Diego and Old Town.