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“Our tour guide, Michael, was thoughtful and engaging, with an extensive knowledge of San Franciscan and Californian history and an understanding of how that fit into the broader context of world history; he offere...”
Though independent sightseeing can be liberating, with San Francisco's numerous must-see sights and steep hills, it's an exhausting way to explore. Avoid the hassles of wandering on your own on this half-day coach...read more
“Fun ,gives an amazing tour in San francisco really kind an amazing staff , I think Forrest was our host she was amazing really helpful and funny ,it’s an amazing experience .”
Explore San Francisco at your own pace in a GoCar that provides a self-guided tour with GPS navigation. The tiny car takes you to city highlights such as the Presidio, Chinatown, Lombard Street, and Coit Tower....read more
“If you do the day or night tour, it’s a self-guided audio tour but the behind the scene tour is with a guide – you get to learn a lot more, visit off-limits areas, and ask as many questions as your heart desires.”
Once a federal prison and now a national park, historic Alcatraz sits in the middle of the San Francisco Bay and is a must-see sight. Secure a hard-to-get ticket to the island for an audio-guided walking tour and...read more
“I highly recommend this tour which visits lots of worthy sights offering great photo opportunities.. Our driver was very informative and made the tour very interesting and fun.. Thanks”
Immerse yourself in the past on a vintage Volkswagen Bus tour of the retro side of San Francisco. The bus visits parts of the city that aren’t accessible on larger buses and carries no more than seven passengers,...read more
“The views were beautiful and the Bay Area has so many delicious seafood restaurants, ice cream stalls and lots more fun things to do, including the Musée Mécanique, mechanical museum of old arcade games... Thanks...”
“... and he was a wealth of knowledge and lovely to listen to... our second tour guides (Ray and Aaron) were also really fantastic and we enjoyed Ray’s sense of humour as we saw the sights of this beautiful city.”
Get a standard hop-on hop-off experience with upgrades for more tours as far as Sausalito.
“Danielle told us a bit about Sausalito and gave some food recommendations before dropping us off, the ferry back to SF was also prompt and easy to find - all in all, a good trip!”
The giant redwoods of Muir Woods and the Mediterranean-like village community of Sausalito provide a nice contrast to busy San Francisco, and the most convenient way to visit is on a seamless day tour. This Muir...read more
“... tour guide and it comes through with his incredible depth of knowledge, history and navigation which unfolds as he takes you on an intimate journey through both San Francisco famous sites and insider spots!”
Opt for a more comfortable ride around San Francisco on this small-group tour by luxury minivan. Enjoy illuminating live commentary from your onboard guide. This half-day sightseeing itinerary includes landmarks...read more
“Highly recommend this half day tour of San Francisco, a great introduction to the city or if visiting for a short stay like us to see the popular sights.”
Swap crowded bus tour for a more intimate alternative—a small-group tour in a deluxe minivan. See the popular San Francisco neighborhoods of Haight-Ashbury and North Beach, and pass by top city attractions such as...read more
“City Tour Our driver Tony made our trip around the city excellent.”
“The courteous driver told us interesting history and pointed out views and vistas as we drove out of town, across the Golden Gate Bridge (as perfect fog rolled in) and over the mountains to Muir Woods.”
“... the city with some great stops for photos at City Hall, Painted Ladies, Golden Gate Bridge and Mrs. Doubtfire house etc. Marie had great knowledge of the movies and city with interesting stories and fun facts.”
Explore San Francisco’s cinematic history with an actor for a guide on this tour of the city’s role in over 50 movies. This tour is designed for movie buffs who will get an inside look at where dozens of classic and...read more
“Loved that you can stop and get out of the vehicle to take pictures and tour at your leisure.”
“Loved the tour in the vintage VW with Chad! Booked it for my daughter (age 12) and myself and it was so much fun, Chad was so upbeat and enthusiastic, he is a wealth of knowledge both on SF history and pop culture.”
Experience San Francisco on a half-day tour by Volkswagen bus, a classic California counterculture vehicle. Travel through several neighborhoods and see landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, and Coit...read more
“He totally made the day and a genuine concern that everyone on the bus enjoyed themselves, Thank you Dustin! Muir Woods is beautiful and we had just the right amount of time there , the wineries were great and g...”
Combine two of San Francisco’s top area attractions—Muir Woods and Wine Country—on this tour, which saves you valuable vacation time and dollars. At Muir Woods, enjoy convenient drop-off without fighting for...read more
Discover San Francisco from the Bay to the Pacific Ocean, with stops throughout for photo opportunities you won’t want to miss. Stunning panoramic views off Nob Hill and the colorful life of the Mission district....read more
“Embarcadero, fisherman’s wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands, Sausalito, End Lands, Sutro Bath, Ocean Beach, Goldengate Park, Haight/Ashbury, Alamo Square and the Painted Ladies.”
“The park itself is one in a lifetime experience, the tree's are gigantic and the trails are quiet and peaceful highly recommend to make this part of your itinerary when visiting SF.”
The soaring sequoia trees at Muir Woods National Monument are one of northern California’s most spectacular sights, but driving and parking at the popular destination cuts into time to explore. Round-trip transport...read more
“The staff were wonderful - both at the bike shop, and the tour guide/driver for the Muir Woods portion (his name was Ronaldo and he was knowledgeable, personable, and made the ride to Muir Woods a fun experience).”
Experience San Francisco like a local with hassle-free bike rental straight from the Marina District. The 24-hour rental period lets you explore freely throughout the day and night, with plenty of time to cruise...read more
“It was soo amazing I rented the same E-bike and did it AGAIN the following day and did the whole tour-route again including exploring the Presidio, Baker and China Beaches, Lands End and over to Sausalito again...”
San Francisco is known for being a bike-friendly city, so get out in the fresh air and experience the city’s magnificent outdoor attraction on a bike tour. Having a guide to lead the way means you can put away your...read more
“I would recommend taking this bus tour early in your visit so you'll what sites you would like to return to, plus you'll learn a lot of history and interesting facts about SF.”
Even if you have just a half day to spare, you can see San Francisco’s top sights on this guided bus tour. Travel in comfort from the windmills of Golden Gate Park to the Victorian mansions of Pacific Heights to the...read more
“Some of the best sights and greatest memories came from those ‘little gem’ sights that are always off the beaten track.”
San Francisco and its iconic attractions sit on the tip of a relatively small peninsula—it’s not a sprawling city, and great to explore by bike. On this tour, explore the city and surroundings at your own pace with...read more
“Our tour guide was excellent, the electric bikes were a total blast and a very comfortable way to see the city, and the route allowed us to hit many of San Francisco's most famous views, landmarks, and neighborhoods.”
Biking San Francisco alone might seem intimidating and requires a lot of leg power. This guided e-bike tour of the city makes sure you enjoy a stress-free day of exploring the city on your own terms. Ride at a...read more
“The cruise was great fun and we loved learning more about the area, riding under the Golden Gate Bridge and spying the sea lions and seals.”
“Great value with the night tour especially considering the parking, traffic and navigating around the city and that's all I'm saying about that! - you'll understand that if you're on Peters' bus...”
“We made a couple of stops to see the Golden Gate Bride, Presidio, Twin Peaks, Ocean Beach, Palace of Fine Arts and the list goes on and on.”