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  • Location:San Francisco, California
  • Duration:10 hours (approx.)

Wine Country and Muir Woods Small-Group Tour from San Francisco

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Hike the redwoods and sip on world-class wine on this Muir Woods and Sonoma wine country day trip. Led by an expert guide, you’ll enjoy views of the San Francisco Bay and Marin Headlands as you travel to the trails of the famous Muir Woods. After admiring groves of California redwoods, head to Sonoma County for an afternoon of wine tasting. There, you’ll sample wine and cheese at a handful of notable cellars before returning to your original departure point.


  • Day trip to Muir Woods National Monument and the Sonoma Valley from San Francisco
  • Hike the trails and check out the visitors center at Muir Woods National Monument
  • Enjoy views of the San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz, and the Marin Headlands on relaxing round-trip transport
  • Tempt your palate with wine and cheese samples at wineries and shops in Sonoma County
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and return from your downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf hotels

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Get some of the best of Northern California in one day: San Francisco sights, ancient redwoods, and renowned wines.

What You Can Expect

Wine Country and Muir Woods Small-Group Tour from San Francisco

Wine Country and Muir Woods Small-Group Tour from San Francisco

Your tour will begin with pickup at your San Francisco hotel. Accompanied by your guide, you’ll head out of the city and across the Golden Gate Bridge, with views of Alcatraz and the city skyline on the right and the outstretched Pacific Ocean to the left. Admire the hills of the Marin Headlands as you approach Muir Woods, and feel the scenery begin to change from urban metropolis to old-growth forest.

As you explore the tree-lined trails, take in the scents and sounds of this incredible living museum. Crane your neck to spot the tops of these ancient redwoods that run up to 250 feet (76 m).

Around noon, you’ll hop back into your coach and travel to Sonoma County’s beloved wine country. Enjoy stops at wineries such as Cline Cellars, Homewood and Benziger Family to sample a variety of top-notch reds, whites and dessert wine. (Please note that tasting fees may apply.)

For lunch, you’ll pop into a winery or over to the historic town square of Sonoma. The square offers delicious samples at Sonoma Jack’s Cheese Factory to pair with any bottles you’ve purchased, as well as boutique shops and the Mission San Francisco de Solano.

Take in one last beautiful view of San Francisco from the Marin Headlands on your way back. Your tour will conclude with drop-off back at your hotel around 6pm.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Muir Woods was the highlight of my San Fran trip. Such a beautiful, mystical place, a must see, then lunch and the afternoon in Sonama spells Fun. Had a great time, and a wonderful lunch in the town square

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great job, great tour guide... very personal.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing! I would definitely recommend this tour company in the future. The staff, especially Bryan, was a FABULOUS tour guide. He was super knowledgeable and very fun to be around. Viator was so easy to book- no issues whatsoever. Will definitely book with Viator again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

A wonderful day!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was the highlight of our trip. Our tour guide Chris was fantastic. He was very personable. The scenery at the wineries was amazing. The woods were incredible. And we have so many pictures to remember our tour. We made friends with our small group and would recommend this for people of all types

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our driver was so much fun and so knowledgeable. Muir Woods was beautiful, we got there before the crowds arrived and left as the park was beginning to get busy. Sonoma lived up to my expectations. The wineries are more in the nature of a Boutique. We even met the owner of one of our stops Homewood. I highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The smaller wineries are more fun than the big ones. I particularly liked the people and products at Homewood.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This was a great tour. I am really glad we choose the small group tour. We had four people in our group and a total of 8 people in our group. Our guide Chris was wonderful. he took us through a lot of history as we went through San Francisco all the may to Muir Woods. Muir Woods was our first spot, and it took our breath away. All we wanted to do was whisper and take in the scenery. After spending time there we then started heading to Sonoma. On our way we stop at our first winery and learn how to actually do a wine tasting. We then drove into the Sonoma for lunch and a looking around town. In town were able to doing another wine tasting and chocolate tasting. When then continued our journey to two other wineries. I have to stay that if we had a choice we would do this winery allover again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Muir Woods was so beautiful. The Wine Country tour was also wonderful. It was well worth the day. Our tour guide was wonderful. He went above and beyond to make sure we had the best trip possible.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Our guide was knowledgeable about SF and other destinations. She was very friendly and eager to accommodate her guests. We were a group of 6 and everyone enjoyed themselves. Would definitely book another excursion with you.

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