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City Tours

San Francisco Love Tour

Hop on a ‘70s-era VW bus and get to know the hippie past and hipster vibe that make up San Francisco today. Starting and ending at Fisherman’s Wharf, this 2-hour sightseeing tour takes you around the city, including Chinatown, North Beach, the Castro, the Mission, downtown and more. See the homes of The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, while listening to ‘60s classics. So settle into a neon-blue seat and dig your shoes into groovy shag carpet. Each bus accommodates up to just six people.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Small-Group Napa Wine Tour With Castello di Amorosa and Lunch

Pamper yourself at three prestigious Napa wineries, including Castello Di Amorosa and Robert Mondavi. On this day trip from San Francisco you are chauffeured to the Napa Valley by luxury minibus. Make it a romantic getaway or travel with family and friends during a relaxing ride across the Golden Gate Bridge. Numbers are limited for a small-group experience with your guide. Tasting fees are not included.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

City Tours

San Francisco Cable Car City Trolley Tour From Fishermans Wharf

Explore San Francisco on this city tour that provides the chance to ride on a classic-style cable car without having to stick to the limited route of the city's tracks. As you travel aboard the cable car retrofitted with wheels, you'll hop off at three locations to take guided walking tours of the Civic Center, Alamo Square and Golden Gate Bridge areas. Blankets (it gets cold in the City by the Bay) are included. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$75.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

The Perfect Blend: Napa and Sonoma Combo Wine Tour from San Francisco

Get a taste of Northern California wine country on this full-day tour of Napa and Sonoma County. Led by an expert guide, you’ll stop at three boutique wineries to sample delicious reds and whites. As you travel through the countryside, you’ll learn the history and viticulture of this world-class region. Your tour will conclude with drop-off at your hotel in San Francisco.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$139.00
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

City Tours

Painted Ladies San Francisco City Tour

Take a journey around San Francisco's top sights in a retro way with this "painted ladies" tour by vintage Volkswagen bus decorated with long gorgeous eyelashes so you can't miss your tour vehicle. You'll pass by neighborhoods like Chinatown, Union Square, Pacific Heights, North Beach, Haight-Ashbury, the Marina, and the Castro, plus see the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Twin Peaks, and more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Ghost & Vampire Tours

Haunted SF: Ghosts, Murder and Mystery

Brave San Francisco’s dark and ghostly past during this walking tour of haunted San Francisco. After meeting at the city’s famous Union Square (after dark, of course), a local guide escorts you down haunted alleys, through mysterious hotels, and around historic street corners. Stand where the Zodiac Killer met his final victim, learn of paranormal activity following mysterious deaths, visit the site of Tessie Wall’s storied brothel, hear about Gold Rush–era hauntings, and how the Black Plague ravaged the city twice. Your tour ends back near Union Square. This tour is not recommended for children under 10.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Experience Legendary Winemaking: Napa Valley Wine Tour from San Francisco

Experience one of the best wine regions in the world on this day trip to Napa Valley from San Francisco. Led by an expert guide, you’ll stop at three boutique wineries to sample their blends and learn about the area’s history and viticulture. Each location promises a friendly staff, a personal experience and five to six delicious tastings. You will be returned to your hotel in San Francisco at the end of your day in wine country.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$144.00
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

City Tours

San Francisco Cable Car City Trolley Tour from Union Square

Avoid the hours-long wait at San Francisco’s cable car lines, while still getting a classic cable car experience during this city tour by converted cable car from Union Square. In addition to pointing out landmarks that visitors often miss, your guide also provides walking tours at City Hall, Alamo Square Park, and the Golden Gate Bridge. Plus, blankets and refreshments are included to make sure you stay comfortable during the ride.
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  • 180 to 210 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$75.00
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  • 180 to 210 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Movie & TV Tours

San Francisco Movie Sights City Tour

With its iconic hills, architecture, bridge and bay, it’s no wonder so many movies have been filmed in San Francisco. See filming locations from more than 55 productions—from blockbusters like ‘San Andreas’ to family favorites like ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’—on this movie sites tour from Fisherman’s Wharf. Watch clips on the tour bus as you pass by the real locations with an informative actor-turned-guide who shares stories about the city and cinema history.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$49.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

San Francisco Fire Engine Tour

Take an open-air fire truck tour of San Francisco aboard a shiny red vintage fire engine. You’ll be the talk of the town as you suit up in a firefighter jacket and hat for a fun ride with the whole family. Your professional driver narrates the tour from Fisherman's Wharf through the Presidio and across the city's world-famous Golden Gate Bridge to charming Sausalito. Fasten your seat belt for the drive of a lifetime on this small-group San Francisco fire engine tour, limited to 13 passengers.
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$64.00
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation

City Tours

San Francisco: Food and Street Art Tour of the Mission District (Small Group)

Discover a variety of delicious foods along with vibrant street art on a 2.5-hour food and art tour in San Francisco’s Mission District. Your guide introduces you to the history and culture of the neighborhood as you take in eye-popping murals along Balmy Avenue and Clarion Alley, and taste the specialties at five favorite local eateries. Expect to try gourmet donuts, Mexican pastries, agua fresca (fruit drink), sweet or savory pie, and stop at a famous taqueria before finishing up at Dolores Park and the Mission Dolores.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$89.00
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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Chinatown Culinary Walking Tour

Stroll the narrow streets and back alleys of San Francisco's Chinatown on this walking tour with a small group. Stop by shops selling authentic Chinese crafts and pottery, as well as hard-to-find herbs and produce. A variety of tastings add up to a full lunch, including tea, fortune cookies, dim sum, and other treats. Listen to guided commentary and ask plenty of questions as you explore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$59.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

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Small-Group Vintage Wine Country Tour to Sonoma and Napa

Visit the best of the San Francisco Bay Area's storied wine country and let someone else do the driving on this day-long small-group tour. Get picked up from your San Francisco hotel and get whisked out to wine country in a comfortable car. Stop at three acclaimed wineries, sample the wine (one tasting included at each winery), learn about the characteristics of each varietal and hear about the history of the area. Take in the lush scenery and enjoy the day of sipping wine and being transported across the Golden Gate Bridge.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$132.05
US$139.00
US$6.95 savings
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

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San Francisco City Insider's Tour

Explore San Francisco with a local insider and experience an extraordinary afternoon. This half-day tour takes you sightseeing around the city with a guide to offer commentary. Neighborhoods include Fisherman's Wharf, Presidio, Haight-Ashbury, Golden Gate Park, the Castro, and North Beach plus the Golden Gate Bridge. Free Wi-Fi is available aboard the vehicle so you can post your snaps to social media en route.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$67.15
US$79.00
US$11.85 savings
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Photography Tours

San Francisco Sunset Photography Tour

Explore San Francisco with your camera on a half-day photography tour led by a photographer-guide. This tour provides time for photography at scenic locations like the Golden Gate Bridge, Baker Beach, Palace of Fine Arts, and the Painted Ladies. Your guide understands a photographer’s needs, and focuses on places that offer a visually interesting perspective on the San Francisco Bay Area’s landmarks, varied landscape, and sunset.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$275.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Night Tours

San Francisco Love Night Tour

Get to know the hippie past and hipster vibe that make up San Francisco today aboard a colorful 1970s-era Volkswagen bus. Enjoy the illuminated city during this night tour that takes you to Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, North Beach, the Castro, the Mission, downtown and more. Check out the homes of The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, while listening to ‘60s classics. So dig your shoes into groovy shag carpet and shake some beaded curtains. Each bus accommodates up to just six people.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.00
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

City Tours

Painted Ladies Private San Francisco Tour

Plan your itinerary for your private half-day San Francisco tour and travel in style in a restored vintage Volkswagen bus. Customize your tour to your interests, whether you want to cover city highlights like the Painted Ladies, Golden Gate Bridge, and Twin Peaks, or venture further afield to Muir Woods, Sausalito, or Half Moon Bay. The bus accommodates up to seven passengers, perfect for family and friends.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$399.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Chocolate Tours

The Original San Francisco Gourmet Chocolate Tour

Chocolate and San Francisco is a heavenly match. And this experience introduces locals and visitors alike to the history and contemporary chocolate culture of the city. On this 3-hour tasting tour, you'll wander the streets that make San Francisco so special, try the finest offerings from renowned chocolatiers and, of course, gain first-hand knowledge of the health benefits of chocolate. Sample away!
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  • 150 to 180 minutes
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US$56.00
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  • 150 to 180 minutes

Beer & Brewery Tours

Craft Beer Walking Tour in San Francisco's SoMa District

Drink away the afternoon while learning all about craft beer during this 3.5-hour small-group beer crawl in San Francisco’s SOMA district. You’ll visit three local microbreweries and/or craft beer bars, guided by a professional local who will give you insider tips on each place. Light snacks will ensure you don’t drink on an empty stomach, and the small-group aspect allows for a more personalized experience. Have fun, see San Francisco, and learn something on this unique tour perfect for beer lovers.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$89.00
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Christmas

San Francisco Fire Engine Holiday Lights Tour

Join a festive 1.5-hour tour of San Francisco’s holiday lights aboard a vintage open-air Mack fire engine. Hear commentary from your enthusiastic guide and holiday music as you travel to Fisherman's Wharf, the Embarcadero, Market Street, and Union Square to see festive holiday light displays at top sightseeing attractions. Ride with a small group limited to 12 people for a more intimate family-friendly experience of San Francisco. Have the option to wear the provided firefighter gear to stay warm and look great in photo ops!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$36.00
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Self-guided Tours & Rentals

San Francisco Scavenger Hunt Adventure

So many adventures to have in San Francisco with so few funds. If the pocketbook is feeling a touch light then consider these invigorating smartphone-guided scavenger hunts. The three-hour events force adventurers to solve clues and navigate the city streets; plus all the SF scenery you can absorb during the journey. Pricing is per individual but teams must book together to be in same adventure.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$15.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

San Francisco Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

While standard tours reveal San Francisco’s sights, they can’t deliver the same meaningful experience that a local friend can. Step forward this private walking tour: hosted by a local passionate about their city. Tell them your travel wish-list before meeting for a walk tuned to your interests and enriched by their knowledge. Gain cultural insight, get transport, neighborhood, and restaurant tips; and find less-obvious sights—just as with a friend.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$35.00
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hiking & Camping

San Francisco Urban Hike: Hills and Hidden Gems

Conquer San Francisco's urban jungle on this 3-hour urban hike. Trek your way up Tank Hill and Kite Hill, spots favored by locals for great city views, and stroll through hidden forests. Visit the Seward Street Slides to play like a local kid and take spectacular photos from the top of Twin Peaks. Between the forests, lush greenery and hidden pocket parks, you'll find it hard to believe you're in the midst of one of the country's busiest cities. Learn urban legends, history and culture from your local hiking guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$49.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

Discover the famed architecture of San Francisco on an architecture walking tour with a guide. You'll see the Painted Ladies and other Victorian gems as you learn about the Queen Anne style and more. Plus, pass by homes where celebrities such as Robin Williams and Francis Ford Coppola have lived and homes you may recognize from movies like "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Princess Diaries."
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.00
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation


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