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Joshua Tree National Park Driving TourNature and Wildlife

Joshua Tree National Park Driving Tour

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Explore the uncanny landscape of Joshua Tree National Park with a 4.5-hour van tour from Palm Desert, near Palm Springs. Enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned van or SUV as you navigate soaring granite formations and groves of the park’s famously spiky trees, and capture unforgettable images of terrain that spans the Colorado and Mojave deserts. Trace a gentle trail into the rocks at Hidden Valley and Keys View, watch for the park’s reclusive wildlife, and experience the unique beauty of one America’s most remarkable national parks.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$177.67
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US$177.67
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Affordable, Luxury Sailing Tour of San Diego's Bay and Coastal WaterwaysSailing

Affordable, Luxury Sailing Tour of San Diego's Bay and Coastal Waterways

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This is a personal tour from one to six passengers that is engaging and diverse tailored to the specific selected tour option(s) Both private and mixed tours are available.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$112.20
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US$112.20
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GPS Talking GoCar 1HR Tour: Downtown & GaslampBus Tours

GPS Talking GoCar 1HR Tour: Downtown & Gaslamp

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Make your own way around San Diego in a GoCar, a pint-sized vehicle that lets you experience the beauty of the City in Motion and visit places tour buses can't easily go – all at your own pace! With a GPS unit onboard, it's easy to stay on course, helping you see more during your tour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$36.31
Price varies by group size
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US$36.31
Price varies by group size
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GoCar San Francisco TourHalf-day Tours

GoCar San Francisco Tour

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Ride a GoCar all over San Francisco as it navigates for you and provides a guided tour. Take as long as you like to explore the city with a storytelling car as your guide — what Time Magazine has called "one of the coolest inventions of the year." Let this tiny car show you what the city is all about, learn about its history and visit sites like the Presidio, Coit Tower, Chinatown and Lombard Street. Pick up your car at one of two convenient locations: Union Square or Beach Street near Fisherman's Wharf.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$70.69
per group
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US$70.69
per group
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Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour from San FranciscoDay Trips

Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour from San Francisco

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Visit some of the top wineries in Napa and Sonoma counties on this private wine tour from San Francisco. Traveling by private vehicle with your own chauffeur, you'll discover the best of California wine country as you enjoy wine tastings at select wineries. When booking, select the option that suits your group size. Because this is a private tour, your itinerary can be customized.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$445.00
per group
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US$445.00
per group
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Emerald Bay TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Emerald Bay Tour

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Showcasing beautiful Fallen Leaf lake, Cascade Lake, Taylor Creek, and Pope Beach, this tour heads to breathtaking Emerald Bay. Surrounded by granite cathedrals and fed by Eagle falls, the lake's only true bay is named for its emerald green waters.
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  • 10 to 12 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$87.18
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US$87.18
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GoCar Talking GoCar 2Hr Tour: Downtown & Old TownBus Tours

GoCar Talking GoCar 2Hr Tour: Downtown & Old Town

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Explore San Diego’s Downtown and Old Town sights in a fun and fast-paced way—on a GoCar tour. This sightseeing adventure takes the stress out of reading a map, as the car talks and shows you the way with its in-built GPS. Enjoy hearing stories as you explore the city’s most popular areas, including Little Italy, Mission Hills, Presidio Park, and the Gaslamp Quarter.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$66.56
Price varies by group size
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US$66.56
Price varies by group size
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Santa Barbara Electric Bike TourMountain Bike Tours

Santa Barbara Electric Bike Tour

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Explore Santa Barbara by electric bike, covering plenty of ground on a morning or afternoon excursion. Ride your easy-to-use beach cruiser to key landmarks such as State Street and the Santa Barbara Mission as your knowledgeable guide shares the city’s history during this Santa Barbara bike tour. Have your camera ready as you glide along the renowned Pacific coastline. Numbers are limited to five people, ensuring personalized attention and a small-group experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$95.00
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US$95.00

Yosemite Day Hike from Glacier Point Including Panorama TrailDay Trips

Yosemite Day Hike from Glacier Point Including Panorama Trail

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Explore Yosemite National Park on this day hike from Glacier Point. Led by an expert guide, hear about the park’s natural features as you journey past three famous waterfalls: Vernal Fall, Illilouette Fall, and Nevada Fall. Take in stunning views of Half Dome after a shuttle ride to Glacier Point and, from there, begin a moderately strenuous 8.5-mile trek on foot. Travel down to the valley floor and soak up the scenery of the Panorama and Mist Trails. This small-group tour runs from May to October.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$265.39
Price varies by group size
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US$265.39
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Tandem Paragliding flight with instructor in MalibuBus Tours

Tandem Paragliding flight with instructor in Malibu

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Experience an incredible flight above the beaches of Los Angeles during this tandem Malibu paragliding adventure, offering a 20- or 30-minute ride above the gorgeous scenery of this idyllic coastal town. Join your instructor for either a motorized or non-motorized flight above this stunning coastal landscape, gliding above the deep-blue Pacific Ocean and rolling hills below. Whether you're an experienced paraglider, or just looking to add some thrills into your Los Angeles vacation, this is sure to be the perfect adventure. Your tandem paraglding flight also includes all equipment and a safety briefing.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$246.16
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US$246.16
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Muir Woods, Sausalito and Tiburon Day Trip from San FranciscoDay Trips

Muir Woods, Sausalito and Tiburon Day Trip from San Francisco

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On this private tour from San Francisco, head across the Golden Gate Bridge to explore two delightful bayside towns, Sausalito and Tiburon. Stop to stroll under a cathedral of 400- to 800-year-old redwoods at Muir Woods National Monument, an homage to tree lovers worldwide. You determine how long to spend in each locale with this customizable 4-hour itinerary. Pricing is per group, based on a maximum of six people.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$441.56
per group
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US$441.56
per group

Early Bird San Francisco GoCar TourBus Tours

Early Bird San Francisco GoCar Tour

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Get up and out to rent your GoCar before noon for a cost savings on this great way to explore San Francisco. After rider orientation, zoom off into the city for a whirlwind tour that covers much more ground than you could on foot. Use the provided map to make a route that focuses on the sights that interest you, and return your car by noon to continue your day exploring.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$126.15
per group
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US$126.15
per group
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2Hr GPS Guided Scooter Tour: Downtown & Balboa ParkPrivate and Luxury

2Hr GPS Guided Scooter Tour: Downtown & Balboa Park

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For a fun twist on the typical San Diego tour, first-time visitors shouldn't miss this GPS guided scooter excursion, where you can visit the city's top attractions, all while soaking up the fantastic weather. Just hop on your scooter, start cruising through the city, and feel the wind in your hair as you pass top sights. Highlights include Balboa Park, the Maritime Museum, and even the world-famous San Diego Zoo.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$86.06
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US$86.06
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Luxury Catamaran Sailing Charter Sailing

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Luxury Catamaran Sailing Charter

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Set sail from San Diego on your own private sailboat cruise that can accommodate up to 12 people. Depart from the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay and glide out to the Pacific Ocean, passing landmarks like Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, Pacific Beach, La Jolla, and Ocean Beach Pier. Get great views of southern California’s landscape and wildlife, and feel free to bring your own refreshments and music to customize your cruise.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$770.00
per group
US$1,100.00
US$330.00 savings
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US$770.00
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US$1,100.00
US$330.00 savings

GPS Talking GoCar 2HR Tour: Downtown & BalboaBus Tours

GPS Talking GoCar 2HR Tour: Downtown & Balboa

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Zip through downtown San Diego and Balboa Park in just two hours with the use of a GPS-enabled GoCar. You and your partner will get settled, strap on your helmets, and use the provided map and GPS to get exploring. You'll cover tons more ground than you would on foot and can use the navigating devices to make your own route.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$66.56
Price varies by group size
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US$66.56
Price varies by group size
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Privately Customized Tour of Los AngelesHalf-day Tours

Privately Customized Tour of Los Angeles

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Experience the best of Los Angeles on a 6-hour private tour with a personal guide, and explore the city in a vehicle that seats up to 15 guests. Get an insider’s glimpse of Tinseltown as you stroll the Hollywood Walk of Fame, watch for celebrities as you tour Rodeo Drive and the city's exclusive neighborhoods, then take in views of the Hollywood sign and towering downtown skyscrapers. Enjoy the ultimate L.A. experience, and enjoy the convenience of a personal tour that begins and ends at your hotel or private residence. 
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$219.00
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US$219.00

GoCar & Speedboat Land and Sea Adventure Jet Boating

GoCar & Speedboat Land and Sea Adventure

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Discover San Diego independently by mini speedboat and mini car with 2- to 4-hour rental. Hit the town (and water) solo or with a friend. Whether you’re on land or in the water you have the freedom to explore at your leisure. Recorded commentary and GPS guidance inside the car enable you to explore the city stress-free. The sightseeing route takes you past Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, Gaslamp Quarter, and more.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$142.98
Price varies by group size
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US$142.98
Price varies by group size
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1Hr GPS Guided Scooter Tour: Harbor/Gaslamp QuarterPrivate Sightseeing Tours

1Hr GPS Guided Scooter Tour: Harbor/Gaslamp Quarter

This GPS guided scooter tour takes you on a multi-cultural tour of San Diego, starting in Little Italy, where you learn about the rise and fall of San Diego’s Italian population, your tour continues past the maritime history museum, the USS Midway, and into beautiful Seaport Village. You also get to travel past Horton Plaza which just begs be visited again after the tour ends. After Horton Plaza you make your way into the heart of San Diego, with a quick loop around the Home of San Diego Padres, and into the Historic Gaslamp Quarter, which after its reinvention is MUCH more family friendly then it used to be. As you leave the Gaslamp Quarter you will enter Banker’s Hill with is unique shops, also borders the always beautiful Balboa Park. Tour Highlights: • Little Italy • Maritime Museum • U.S.S. Midway • Seaport Village • Horton Plaza • Historic Gaslamp Quarter • Petco Park • Bankers Hill
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$63.11
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US$63.11
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Private Luxurious Tour of Los AngelesDay Trips

Private Luxurious Tour of Los Angeles

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Experience Los Angeles in style and sophistication on a private tour, ideal for travelers seeking a personalized experience. During this custom tour, tick off iconic LA sights such as Venice Beach, the Hollywood Sign, Santa Monica Beach and Pier, Sunset Strip, and many more. Amend your itinerary according to your preferences and stop for as long or as little as you like at iconic Los Angeles landmarks. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$265.65
Price varies by group size
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US$265.65
Price varies by group size
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Harbor Sailing Experience: Private Sailing Tour in San DiegoDay Cruises

Harbor Sailing Experience: Private Sailing Tour in San Diego

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Go sailing on San Diego Bay with up to six friends on this private 2.5-hour sailboat charter. Pass by sights such as the Maritime Museum, USS Midway, Star of India, Coronado bridge, and more. Your captain shares commentary and provides refreshments such as white wine and fruit. You might see Navy ships near the Navy base, and glimpse marine life such as seals and seabirds.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$399.00
per group
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US$399.00
per group
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Super Saver: Self-Guided Speed Boat Adventure & iRide GPS Guided ScooterTourHalf-day Tours

Super Saver: Self-Guided Speed Boat Adventure & iRide GPS Guided ScooterTour

Electric Scooter & Speedboat Combo where you get to explore the bay in your very own speedboat then explore San Diego in your very own GPS guided storytelling scooter. This combo land sea adventure makes for the perfect day in San Diego. Both tours do not need to be taken on the same day.  Just book the day and time of the speedboat portion you want online and call the number above to book your scooter tour. After your purchase is confirmed we will email you a confirmation.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$161.46
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US$161.46
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Yosemite Guided RZR TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Yosemite Guided RZR Tour

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Add a dose of adventure to your Yosemite experience on a rugged ATV tour through the park’s backcountry. Rumble over dusty, muddy trails in the Sierra National Forest, tackling rocky inclines and letting loose on straightaways while surrounded by some of California’s most prized wilderness. No ATV experience is needed, as a lesson and safety course is provided.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$549.00
per group
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US$549.00
per group

Private San Francisco Urban Adventure TourHalf-day Tours

Private San Francisco Urban Adventure Tour

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There’s plenty to see on the streets of San Francisco, and this half-day ‘safari’ through the wilds of SF makes sure you experience it all. The San Francisco Urban Adventure is a four-hour expedition that takes place in your own custom, open-air game-viewing vehicle. Wind through the city streets on a hunt for the best hidden gems and well-known attractions. You’ll track colorful murals and film locations, meander down alleyways and keep an eye out for historic architectural sites on this fun, good-humored tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$250.00
Price varies by group size
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US$250.00
Price varies by group size
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Yosemite Valley Winter Hiking TourDay Trips

Yosemite Valley Winter Hiking Tour

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While Yosemite is at its most popular during the warm summer months, the beloved National Park is equally in the winter months, with fewer crowds and beautiful snowfall on many of the valley's surrounding peaks. Withthis customizable winter tour, you'll get to experience Yosemite in a way that interests you, with a wide option of activities running from hikes to museum tours.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$210.26
Price varies by group size
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US$210.26
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