San Francisco, California

Cable cars, the Golden Gate rising from the fog - welcome to San Francisco, arguably the most romantic and cosmopolitan city in the United States. San Francisco has it all: a colorful history, superb restaurants, sophisticated museums, world-class shopping, and that elusive air of romance and abandon that's part of the tang of the city.

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Points of Interest

  • Alcatraz
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Muir Woods National Monument
  • Sausalito
  • Pier 39
  • Sonoma and Napa Valley Wine Country
  • Cliff House
  • Vista Point
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  • Alcatraz

    Once the home of famous gangsters like Al Capone, this legendary island in San Francisco Bay boasts a colorful history as the West Coast's first lighthouse, Civil War fortress, infamous federal prison, and bird sanctuary.

  • Golden Gate Bridge

    One of the world's most iconic structures, the Bridge was the world's longest from 1937 to 1964. Painted "International Orange," Golden Gate refers to Golden Gate Strait, the entrance to the Bay from the Pacific.

  • Muir Woods National Monument

    A remnant of ancient coastal redwood forests that covered many northern California valleys, Muir Woods is home to the world's tallest trees; at 500 to 700 years of age, they're also some of the oldest.

  • Sausalito

    Hugging the hills above San Francisco Bay, this charming city boasts unique art galleries, spectacular views of the bay and an historic waterfront, which was once a bootlegger's paradise for gangsters like "Baby Face" Nelson.

  • Pier 39

    A 45-acre complex near Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 is the hot spot for eating, shopping, strolling and soaking up the breathtaking views of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, and the city skyline. The docks of Pier 39 are also home to hundreds of sea lions.

  • Sonoma and Napa Valley Wine Country

    You don't have to be a wine expert to appreciate the serene beauty of two of Northern California's most popular destinations. Tour the region's 400 wineries by limousine, horse and carriage, bicycle, jeep or bus.

  • Cliff House

    One of San Francisco's oldest restaurants, the history of this fabled site begins in the mid-1800s when the original building stood precariously high on the edge of a cliff overlooking Seal Rocks.

  • Vista Point

    One of the many breathtaking sights of the Golden Gate Bridge can be enjoyed from the north vista point. At mid-span, the pedestrian walkway hovers 220 feet above the water's surface.

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Hop On & Hop Off Bus San Francisco Highlights

2.5 hours | San Francisco | SFO-185
  • Alcatraz
  • Golden Gate Bridge

Hop-on-and-off the bus at your leisure, on a route highlighting the city's most popular attractions. See all the sights on this full 2.5-hour loop: bustling Chinatown, picturesque Fisherman's Wharf, and historic Golden Gate Park, plus numerous museums and shopping venues. Explore fascinating San Francisco as you wish!

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City Drive & Golden Gate Bridge

4.5 hours | San Francisco | SFO-200
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Cliff House

A panoramic adventure loaded with photo opportunities awaits on this half-day motorcoach tour of the "City by the Bay." Bring your camera as you explore this fascinating city built on 43 hills and enjoy stops at Golden Gate Park, Lands End, Twin Peaks and, of course, the famous orange-vermilion painted Golden Gate Bridge.

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City Drive & Golden Gate Bridge (Wheelchair Accessible)

4.5 hours | San Francisco | SFO-201
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Cliff House

A panoramic adventure loaded with photo opportunities awaits on this half-day motorcoach tour of the "City by the Bay." Bring your camera as you explore this fascinating city built on 43 hills and enjoy stops at Golden Gate Park, Lands End, Twin Peaks and, of course, the famous orange-vermilion painted Golden Gate Bridge.

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Debark Tour- Facets of San Francisco Bay

4.5 hours | San Francisco | SFO-965
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Sausalito

Make the most of debarkation day on a half-day adventure in the beautiful City by the Bay. Explore picture-perfect views of San Francisco's most iconic landmark, the Golden Gate Bridge. Visit the charming bohemian enclave of Sausalito and taste your way through the food stalls of the Ferry Building Marketplace. Conclude at the airport.

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Sausalito & Fisherman's Wharf

4 hours | San Francisco | SFO-210
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Sausalito
  • Vista Point

On this half-day tour, shop, explore and relax in the postcard-perfect Sausalito and at the lively Pier 39 at Fisherman's Wharf, home to sidewalk seafood vendors, souvenir shops and other attractions. You'll also make a photo stop at Vista Point at the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Postcard Landmarks: A Walk through San Francisco

5 hours | San Francisco | SFO-240
  • Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco is a visual wonderland. Discover the city's eclectic architecture on a guided drive and walking tour that goes beyond the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and traverses this photographic city in search of unique and visually arresting landmarks and lush parks. Bring your camera!

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SAN FRANCISCO & ALCATRAZ BY LAND & SEA

4 hours | San Francisco | SFO-600
  • Alcatraz
  • Golden Gate Bridge

Discover San Francisco's iconic sights by land and sea. Cruise around Alcatraz, former home of Al Capone and star of movies such as 'The Rock.' Back on land, a photo stop and tours past Fisherman's Wharf and Ghirardeli Square add to a relaxing and rewarding look at the 'City by the Bay.'

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360° of Sausalito & The Golden Gate

5 hours | San Francisco | SFO-230
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Sausalito

Panoramic vistas of 'The City by the Bay' are had from every angle on this picture-perfect motorcoach and ferry exploration of San Francisco's most beautiful landmarks and green spaces. Fill your camera with images of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, and venture to Sausalito to discover its charms.

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Traditional Japanese Tea & Gardens

3 hours | San Francisco | SFO-140

Experience the natural beauty, tranquility and harmony of the Japanese Tea Garden, the oldest public Japanese garden in the United States. Cradled in the heart of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, you'll have time to explore on your own and be treated to a serving of matcha green tea and pastry.

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Sausalito & Muir Woods

5 hours | San Francisco | SFO-110
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Muir Woods National Monument
  • Sausalito
  • Vista Point

This full-day tour takes you on an exploration of the charming towns and stunning landscape of San Francisco. You'll visit the postcard-perfect Sausalito and its many shops and galleries along the waterfront, and walk among the towering redwood trees of Muir Woods.

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San Francisco Sightseeing & Dim Sum Lunch

5.5 hours | San Francisco | SFO-130

Experience some of San Francisco's most iconic landmarks on a sightseeing tour that offers a tour of Grace Cathedral, famed for its "Gates of Paradise" doors, replicas of those in the Baptistry of Florence Cathedral, Italy. A dim sum lunch in America's oldest and largest Chinatown adds to the excitement.

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Golden Gate & Alcatraz - The Rock

6 hours | San Francisco | SFO-220
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Alcatraz
  • Vista Point

Cross the iconic Golden Gate bridge and pause to photograph its majesty, then embark on a completely unique adventure when you take a ferry across San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz Island. Set out on a self-guided tour and dare yourself to enter the cells once inhabited by the "Birdman" and Al Capone!

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Sonoma Wine Country

6 hours | San Francisco | SFO-300
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Sonoma and Napa Valley Wine Country

Once eclipsed by Napa Valley, Sonoma County has come into its own as a producer of internationally acclaimed wines. Travel across the Golden Gate to the Carneros District and the town of Sonoma. Your wine tasting tour visits a selection of acclaimed wineries ranging from a major producer to a boutique label.

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Alcatraz & Sausalito

5.5 hours | San Francisco | SFO-120
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Alcatraz
  • Sausalito

Sail by ferry to the infamous Alcatraz Prison and travel by motorcoach across the Golden Gate Bridge to the waterfront village of Sausalito. This full-day tour also takes you to Vista Point for a photo stop at the northern end of the bridge, and past such sights as Fisherman's Wharf and Ghirardelli Square.

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