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San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts dates to the 1915 Panama–Pacific International Exposition. One of the only remaining buildings from the World’s Fair, the Greco-Roman–inspired ruin is a favorite Bay Area venue. Walk under the picturesque rotunda, wander the grounds, and visit lagoons that are home to ducks, swans, and geese.

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3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, 94123
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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

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Ride a double-decker sightseeing bus to San Francisco's most famous landmarks with a choice of 2 different passes. Explore the city's 49 square miles, including stops at big-name attractions like Pier 39, the Palace of Fine Arts and Union Square. Go at your own pace, hopping off at any of 16 stops, exploring at your leisure, and then hopping back on when you're done. Choose the Premium pass to include a night tour or a Deluxe pass for an additional 24 hours of hop-on-hop-off and a night tour.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.10
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$53.10

San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch

San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch

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For one of the best wine country tours from San Francisco, combine a visit to Northern California wine country with a Muir Woods experience for a truly fabulous day out. This Super Saver provides two popular tours at one discount price, allowing you to see and taste the delights of Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties. You’ll begin with a walk through Muir Woods National Monument, staring up in wonder at the towering redwood trees. Then you'll visit three lovely wineries in Napa and Sonoma Valleys, with tastings included. You’ll also cross the Golden Gate Bridge and have free time on Sonoma Plaza to buy lunch if you haven't opted to upgrade to the gourmet lunch option.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$169.00
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$169.00
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GoCar San Francisco Tour

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
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$92.44
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Alcatraz Inside and Golden Gate Bridge Express Visit
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Alcatraz Inside and Golden Gate Bridge Express Visit

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Most tours offer access to the Golden Gate Bridge by bike or bus, and both can be a hassle. This Alcatraz and Golden Gate Bridge Express Visit from Fisherman's Wharf lets you explore the Golden Gate Bridge by foot and visit Alcatraz Island, too. You'll ride round-trip to the bridge from Fisherman's Wharf and then take the ferry to Alcatraz.
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  • 3 hours
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$97.99
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Alcatraz Muir Woods Express with Golden Gate Bridge Visit
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Alcatraz Muir Woods Express with Golden Gate Bridge Visit

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Make the most of a day in San Francisco with this triple combo tour that starts with a morning visit to Muir Woods to enjoy the majestic giant redwoods before most of the crowds arrive. Along the way, stop at the Golden Gate Bridge for photos and a walk on the iconic rusty-orange span. Finish with a cruise across the San Francisco Bay for the famous Cell Block tour at Alcatraz prison — one of San Francisco's most in-demand tours.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
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$110.00
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$110.00

Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On-Hop-Off Open Top Tour and Alcatraz Combo
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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On-Hop-Off Open Top Tour and Alcatraz Combo

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This combo package allows you to see all of San Francisco's top sights and attraction. Ride the open top double decker bus for one full day, hopping on and off at over 15 stops around the city. Cruise across the bay to the infamous prison known today as the Rock and explore the infamous Island.
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  • 3 hours
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$135.50
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San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito Guided Bike Tour
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San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito Guided Bike Tour

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On this San Francisco bike tour, you’ll cycle across the Golden Gate Bridge from the city to the waterfront town of Sausalito. With a guide, ride from Fisherman’s Wharf to Marina Green and Crissy Field, and stop at Fort Point and Vista Point for photo ops of the bridge and San Francisco Bay. The 3-hour guided tour ends in Sausalito, where you are free to bike more on your own and return to the city at your leisure (either bike back or purchase a ferry ticket). This tour includes use of the bike for the full day.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Small Group Half Day Muir Woods and Sausalito Morning Tour

Small Group Half Day Muir Woods and Sausalito Morning Tour

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Take in two of the San Francisco Bay Area’s top destinations, Muir Woods and Sausalito, on a 4-hour morning tour from downtown San Francisco. Drive through the Presidio and across the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods National Monument where you have some time to walk among towering old growth redwood trees. Next, head to Sausalito for a stroll along the picturesque waterfront, which is full of great boutiques, cafes and restaurants. You can opt to remain on your own in Sausalito or return on the coach.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Painted Ladies San Francisco City Tour

Painted Ladies San Francisco City Tour

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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 Hayes Valley, plus see the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Civic Center, and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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Muir Woods, Sausalito AND San Francisco All in One Day
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Muir Woods, Sausalito AND San Francisco All in One Day

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Spend the day exploring San Francisco’s vibrant neighborhoods on a small-group tour. Walk the bustling streets of Chinatown and North Beach and feel the groove on Haight Street. Leave the urban grid behind and relax under the towering redwood trees in Muir Woods National Monument, then stop in Sausalito for free time to admire waterfront views, peruse upscale boutiques, and have lunch (own expense).
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour

Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour

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Avoid the crowds, confusion, and limitations of large buses and discover San Francisco by luxury minivan. This half-day tour takes you to numerous parts of the city for the perfect overview. Enjoy fascinating facts provided by your guide's live commentary. Stop for photo opportunities at some of the city’s most popular attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Small Group Napa Valley Tour for Wine Lovers
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Small Group Napa Valley Tour for Wine Lovers

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Escape for a day in the wine country on this exclusive Napa Valley winery tour from San Francisco. Your small group tour visits three estate wineries, beginning with Castello di Amorosa. A private guide, leads you to discover the winemaking process and learn the differences among the varietals. Enjoy the Napa Valley regions of Yountville, St. Helena, and Rutherford. Stop for photos at the “Welcome Napa” sign and the Golden Gate Bridge.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$259.00
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$259.00
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Small Group Half Day Muir Woods and Sausalito Afternoon Tour

Small Group Half Day Muir Woods and Sausalito Afternoon Tour

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Walking the street of San Francisco might be the ideal way to explore the individual neighborhoods, but it's impossible to cover enough territory on your two legs. This San Francisco day trip by bus offers a narrated and scenic drive for all. From the Legion of Honor, travel across the majestic Golden Gate Bridge, visit the quaint and picturesque bayside village of Sausalito and spend time at Muir Woods National Monument (entry own expense).
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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2 Hours Private Sailboat Charter in San Francisco Bay

2 Hours Private Sailboat Charter in San Francisco Bay

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Boats that usually take groups out on the San Francisco Bay can be super crowded and it can even be hard to see the views. This San Francisco Bay Private Sailboat Cruise takes just you and your group out on the water, so you never have to worry about missing out on seeing something. See popular spots like Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge or customize your time on the bay.
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  • 2 hours
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$685.00
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San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Open Bus Tour - 20 Stops

San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Open Bus Tour - 20 Stops

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This is a great pick for first-time visitors to San Francisco or travelers with limited time. Ride around the city on a double-decker bus and hop off at only the places that interest you. The route covers 20 key locations—including Union Square, North Beach, Pier 39, Fisherman's Wharf, the Civic Center, and Golden Gate Park.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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Alcatraz and Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito Guided Bike Tour
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Alcatraz and Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito Guided Bike Tour

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Explore San Francisco with this 2-day combo: a guided bike tour plus admission to Alcatraz Island. Venture to the infamous prison in the afternoon to hear audio commentary about former inmates like Al Capone. On the prior day, cycle along the waterfront from Fisherman’s Wharf and ride over the Golden Gate Bridge into Sausalito via the car-free national park bike path. Your tour includes a full-day bonus bike rental.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
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$109.00
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$109.00

Small Group San Francisco Half-Day City Tour

Small Group San Francisco Half-Day City Tour

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Being a tourist can be exhausting. Throw in some of San Francisco's infamous hills, constant consultation of guide books, and the lure of tourist traps, and you might want to return to your lodgings in haste. However, this San Francisco sightseeing experience includes a hotel pickup and a coach tour that allows the city to unfold before you from atop your air-conditioned perch. It's a great way to keep your eyes on the real jewels of the city by the bay.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

San Francisco Grand City Tour

San Francisco Grand City Tour

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Take a San Francisco half-day tour to pack in the city’s top sights in a convenient way that leaves you with plenty of time to spare so you can enjoy the city however you wish. With a driver-guide, travel the city by bus, stopping at major attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks and neighborhoods like North Beach and Chinatown. Plus, you can upgrade to include a San Francisco Bay cruise, a half-day bike rental, or admission to Aquarium of the Bay.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00

Bus & Boat Adventure

Bus & Boat Adventure

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In just one day, experience the best of San Francisco by land and sea with this combo package that includes two hop-on hop-off bus tours and a cruise. Check out the top attractions of San Francisco, wind through the downtown streets, and cross over the Golden Gate Bridge. Each hop-on hop-off bus tour lasts 2 hours and offers live commentary. The 1-hour boat cruise takes you through San Francisco Bay, giving you prime views of Crissy Fields, the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.99
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Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City Tour Including Muir Woods and Sausalito

Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City Tour Including Muir Woods and Sausalito

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Spend your day exploring the ‘City by the Bay’ before a scenic drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods National Monument and the nearby waterfront of charming Sausalito. This narrated small-group tour takes in all of the San Francisco highlights, from Golden Gate Park and Haight-Ashbury to the Palace of Fine Arts and Presidio. Then wander on foot under California’s giant coastal redwoods before exploring the gift shops and galleries of Sausalito.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.00
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Combo Tour: Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Grand City Tour
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Combo Tour: Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Grand City Tour

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Explore San Francisco and Alcatraz on this 2-in-1 tour. Hop aboard a ferry for a scenic ride to Alcatraz and enjoy the award-winning audio walking tour. Plus, enjoy a coach tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Learn about the City by the Bay through visits to top attractions such as Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, the Presidio, and the Palace of Fine Arts.
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  • 6 hours
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$125.00
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$125.00

Muir Woods Expedition Tour of Coastal Redwoods

Muir Woods Expedition Tour of Coastal Redwoods

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Experience the majesty of Northern California’s Coastal Redwood Sequoia trees at Muir Woods. This half-day tour takes visitors to some of the Bay Area’s most peaceful spots. Spend 1.5 hours beneath some of the tallest Redwood trees in the world, take a short hike, or just enjoy the views. Then stop for lunch in Sausalito and opt to take the scenic ferry ride back to the city, or be driven across the Golden Gate Bridge. Ideal for visitors looking to get out of the city and spend some relaxing time in the forest.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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San Francisco Movie Sights City Tour
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San Francisco Movie Sights City Tour

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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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$67.00
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San Francisco Small Group Customizable Tour
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San Francisco Small Group Customizable 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
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$139.00
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