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Places (POIs) visited during this tour

Place #1
Distance: 0.25mi , Attraction : Starting Point
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789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
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Let's Start!
Welcome to Historic America & UCPlaces’ audio walking tour of the Embarcadero. We’re glad you could join us! I’m Rachel, Professional History Nerd, and your guide for today. I invite you to use the hashtag historicamericatours on social media while we travel together today. Our tour will include historic stops, iconic views, and plenty of flexibility to explore shops, restaurants and museums. Let's get started. Use our built in navigation system to orient yourself, and head south on Kettner Blvd, leaving Harbor Drive behind you.

Place #2
Distance: 0.10mi , Attraction : Directions
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Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
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Continue on Kettner Blvd heading toward the water. When you come to the rotary that welcomes you to Embarcadero Marina park, stay on the path to the right, putting the circle itself on your left. You’re headed the right way!
Tour itinerary stops | Additional places you'll see on this self-guided tour

Map Pin Place 1 Let's Start!
Map Pin Place 2 Directions
Map Pin Place 3 Marina Park
Map Pin Place 4 The Seaport Village Fountain
Map Pin Place 5 Tuna Harbor Market
Map Pin Place 6 The USS San Diego Memorial
Map Pin Place 7 Tuna Harbor Park
Map Pin Place 8 The Taffy 3 Memorial
Map Pin Place 9 A National Salute to Bob Hope and the Military
Map Pin Place 10 The Kiss
Map Pin Place 11 Broadway Pier
Map Pin Place 12 Cruise Ship Terminal
Map Pin Place 13 Directions
Map Pin Place 14 The Star of India
Map Pin Place 15 The Maritime Museum of San Diego

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When you want to start the tour, find the tour in the app (via a quick in-app search or by clicking the tour link received in your confirmation email) and click "Start Tour" (headphones recommended for best experience.)
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How does the tour work?
UCPlaces acts as your personal tour guide, providing self-guided audio tours fully navigated within our app using GPS-based navigation. You won't need to switch between external navigation apps.
Whenever you approach a point of interest (POI) on the tour, our app will automatically play the relevant audio story at the right time and place.
If you start the tour before reaching the first POI, the app will navigate you to the starting point and then begin the tour.
How is this more convenient than a traditional tour?
UCPlaces offers an innovative and flexible way to explore exciting destinations on your terms.
Here are some key advantages over traditional tours:
  • No need to commit upfront or purchase in advance; buy a tour only when you're ready to go.
  • Walk at your own pace.
  • No waiting for groups; go on your schedule.
  • Take the tour in your preferred language.
  • Start, stop and continue the tour whenever you want.
  • Returning to the same destination? Take the tour again, and again, and again... And bring a friend!
  • Enjoy preferred prices.

What's included?
  • A self-guided audio tour taken via the UCPlaces app [Android / iOS (iPhone) / Apple CarPlay].
  • Tour route map and in-app GPS navigation (via the UCPlaces app).
  • Audio stories for places visited during the tour.
  • Apple CarPlay connection (for iOS users); for a seamless driving tour experience.
What's NOT included?
  • Earphones (highly recommended).
  • Smartphone.
  • Any kind of transportation (including tickets and passes).
  • Tickets to the attractions on your tour.
  • Food and drinks
  • Physical tour guide.