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Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown

Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown

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Explore two of San Francisco's most distinctive neighborhoods side-by-side on a walking tour of Chinatown and Union Square. Learn the fascinating history behind the oldest Chinatown in the United States, and be immersed in the city’s contrasting cultures as you stroll alongside cable cars through Union Square’s chic hotels, architectural landmarks, and luxury boutiques.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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History and Architecture Walking Tour of Nob Hill

History and Architecture Walking Tour of Nob Hill

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Uncover the scandalous, high-society history of San Francisco's most illustrious hill on a walking tour of Nob Hill. Hear the stories behind the grand hotels and stately mansions built by the city's powerful 19th-century business tycoons and politicians, and learn how the advent of the cable car and the disastrous 1906 earthquake shaped one of the city’s most affluent neighborhoods.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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History and Architecture Walking Tour of San Francisco Financial District

History and Architecture Walking Tour of San Francisco Financial District

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Harken back to San Francisco’s days as a Gold Rush boomtown on a 2-hour walking tour of the Financial District, once known as the rowdy Barbary Coast of California. Hear tales of buried ships, fortune hunters, and Wild West saloons as you explore the city’s former waterfront, and learn how it transformed into the business hub of modern-day San Francisco.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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San Francisco CityPASS

San Francisco CityPASS

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Save time and money with the San Francisco CityPASS, which gives you admission to top area attractions, a cruise on San Francisco Bay, and discounts for shopping and activities. You can choose to visit science and art museums like the Exploratorium or the Walt Disney Family Museum. You’ll have important details like hours of operation right in your pocket with the provided mobile ticket.
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  • 9 days
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$76.00
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$76.00

Legion of Honor Museum General Admission Ticket

Legion of Honor Museum General Admission Ticket

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Explore one of San Francisco’s most prominent art collections with admission to the Legion of Honor Museum. Set in the headlands above the Golden Gate Bridge, the building’s stunning neoclassical exterior is modeled after the Palais de la Légion d’Honneur in Paris. Inside, discover an impressive collection of ancient Mediterranean art, European paintings and sculptures, and the most extensive assemblage of works on paper in the American West. Upgrade your ticket to include entrance to the Special Exhibits or the insightful commentary of an audio guide. Your ticket also allows you to enter the de Young Museum at no extra cost.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.00
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$15.00

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art General Admission Ticket

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art General Admission Ticket

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SFMOMA houses more than 33,000 modern and contemporary works of art on seven floors. See paintings, sculptures, photography, architecture, design, and media created by masters. Plus, with two restaurants and a cafe, it’s easy to take a break whenever you’re in need to regain some extra energy.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

de Young Museum General Admission Ticket

de Young Museum General Admission Ticket

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Enjoy skip-the-line general admission to San Francisco’s de Young Museum, home to one of the city’s most prominent art collections. Seated in Golden Gate Park, you have the chance to explore the rare artifacts of the permanent exhibitions, as well as sculptures and paintings. Upgrade your ticket to include entrance to the Special Exhibitions or the insightful commentary of an audio guide. Be sure to stop at the Hamon Observation Tower before heading out, and enjoy spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco skyline. With this ticket, you can also enter the Legion of Honor Museum at no extra cost.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.00
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$15.00
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California Academy of Sciences NightLife Admission Ticket

California Academy of Sciences NightLife Admission Ticket

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Pair science with San Francisco nightlife and you have NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences. This is the perfect, child-free way to explore the museum after hours. Make your way inside and enjoy a lively venue of music, provocative science, and exhibits.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.00
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$23.00
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Entertaining Tour of San Francisco

Entertaining Tour of San Francisco

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Getting there is half the fun. My Expedition is more like a Gondola. On stage since age 5, I will entertain you with singing, car karaoke, juggling and stories from my weird and fun life where home ran away from me when I was 15 and I joined the Circus. As a Lyft and Uber driver for 3 years I learned where to go in San Francisco. Testimonials: "Honestly the best ride I’ve ever had. The man has the voice of an angel and the personality of Johnny Carson. Could not recommend a better driver. " "Fantastic driver and extremely entertaining!!!!!"
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$480.00
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$480.00
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Madame Tussauds General Admission

Madame Tussauds General Admission

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Purchase your ticket ahead of time for guaranteed admission to Madame Tussauds San Francisco. See famous figures from San Francisco and around the world at this popular attraction including Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and George Clooney.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.63
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$25.63
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Golden Gate Bridge Sailing Tour

Golden Gate Bridge Sailing Tour

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Go sailing on the San Francisco Bay on a spectacular sailboat cruise from Pier 39 at Fisherman's Wharf. Head to the Golden Gate Bridge for sweeping views of the Marin Headlands, Tiburon and Sausalito, then glide across the bay, passing Angel Island, Alcatraz Island, The Presidio, Crissy Field, Ghirardelli Square, and the Bay Bridge. You can enjoy two complimentary glasses of sparkling wine, beer or soda, and ask your captain and crew any questions you may have along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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$129.00

Go San Francisco Explorer Pass

Go San Francisco Explorer Pass

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With the San Francisco Explorer Pass you’ll save money on four San Francisco attractions within a 60-day period. Select four activities among a list of 20 sightseeing cruises, tours, museum admissions, and transportation in and around the city. Take advantage of discount offers at retailers and restaurants, and use your complimentary guidebook to help you independently explore the Bay Area at your own pace. No voucher redemption is required; simply save on your mobile phone and enjoy direct entry to attractions. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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  • 60 days
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$55.00
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$55.00

Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods and Sausalito Day Trip

Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods and Sausalito Day Trip

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Experience some of the Bay Area’s top attractions on this Alcatraz and Muir Woods tour that also includes a stop in Sausalito. At Muir Woods National Monument, stare in wonder at the coastal redwoods, some of the tallest trees on Earth. Soak up the charm of seaside Sausalito, and experience Alcatraz in one of two ways—admission to the prison, which includes the ferry ride to Alcatraz Island and the audio tour.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
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$125.00
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California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket

California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket

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Enjoy easy access to the California Academy of Sciences with this pre-paid ticket. Walk right in to enjoy the museum's 4-story rain forest, planetarium, and aquarium. Avoid wasting your precious vacation waiting in the long lines to purchase tickets for this exhibit-packed museum. Your admission includes all shows and exhibits, and is a perfect activity for families.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.95
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$36.95
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California Academy of Sciences NightLife Admission Ticket and VIP Tour

California Academy of Sciences NightLife Admission Ticket and VIP Tour

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Peek behind the scenes at the California Academy of Sciences with VIP tickets to the Thursday NightLife—an adults-only event that proves museums aren’t just for kids. Sip cocktails and nibble hors d'oeuvres at a private reception, then go inside “The Vault” to see glittering gemstones and prehistoric treasures not on view to the general public. You’ll also take a walk on the wild side with express entry to the Osher Rainforest dome and get starry-eyed during a planetarium show.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Custom 3 hour Tour of San Francisco

Custom 3 hour Tour of San Francisco

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Getting there is half the fun. My Expedition is more like a Gondola. On stage since age 5, I will entertain you with singing, car karaoke, juggling and stories from my weird and fun life where home ran away from me when I was 15 and I joined the Circus. As a Lyft and Uber driver for 3 years I learned where to go in San Francisco. Testimonials: "Honestly the best ride I’ve ever had. The man has the voice of an angel and the personality of Johnny Carson. Could not recommend a better driver. " "Fantastic driver and extremely entertaining!!!!!"
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$314.67
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$314.67
per group

Walk the Haight Audio Tour: Tune into San Francisco’s Hippie Counterculture

Walk the Haight Audio Tour: Tune into San Francisco’s Hippie Counterculture

You’ll be amazed at how many fascinating sites, stories, and personalities intersect at San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury. We’ll begin our self-guided audio tour at the Golden Gate Park and end across the street from the Hippie Temptation House that was featured in a 1967 TV documentary of the same name. Along the way, San Francisco’s hippest neighborhood will come alive to you. In fact, by the end of the tour, you’ll be tempted to flash the peace sign to people passing by and put a flower in your hair. On this tour around Haight-Ashbury, we’ll visit and chronicle the following major sites: • The stomping grounds of rock legends the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Jefferson Airplane • A row of some of the finest Victorian houses in San Francisco, including the famous "Four Seasons" • The home of infamous mass murderer Charles Manson • The townhouse where legendary ballet dancer and Soviet defector Rudolf Nureyev was busted for possession of marijuana
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour
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$6.47
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$6.47

Museum Hop (incl. 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour + SF MOMA + DeYoung Museum)

Museum Hop (incl. 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour + SF MOMA + DeYoung Museum)

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Enjoy sightseeing at your own pace and visit two of San Francisco's best art museums with this combo tour that can be used over two days. With a 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off pass, visit attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park at your leisure. Plus, receive admission to the de Young Museum and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA).
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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.99
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$89.99
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Bucket List Tour of San Francisco

Bucket List Tour of San Francisco

You will be very entertained on the way in my Multi Colored Dream Gondola with music and interesting stories.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$533.34
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$533.34
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Walking Tour of Nob Hill - Cable Cars, Luxury Hotels, French-Gothic Cathedral

Walking Tour of Nob Hill - Cable Cars, Luxury Hotels, French-Gothic Cathedral

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When Robert Louis Stevenson visited San Francisco in 1879, he declared, "Nob Hill, the Hill of Palaces, must certainly be counted the best part of San Francisco. It is here that millionaires gathered together, vying with each other in display". My Nob Hill tour is a 2-hour walking photo-shoot tour that starts with a Cable Car ride and a visit to a French Gothic Cathedral and ends at the Top of the Mark on the 19th floor of the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel for photographs and beverages at sunset. The eclectic history of Nob Hill includes: * The Gold Rush (not the San Francisco 49r cheerleaders) * The Silver Bonanza (not including Ben Cartwright, Ben, Hoss or Little Joe) * The Transcontinental Railroad * The 1906 Earthquake and Fire, and * A spectacular French-Gothic design Episcopal Cathedral that took nearly 40 years to build. The opportunities for photography are endless on Nob Hill!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.00
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$175.00

Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of San Francisco Private Tour

Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of San Francisco Private Tour

This is not just another city tour; this is the best of San Francisco from a unique perspective! Get to know San Francisco on a city tour that gives you the perfect overview, with city highlights, hidden gems, storytelling, and a local treat - this tour has it all! Forget about big touristy groups and the crowds; it's time to see San Francisco at its best but from the eyes of a local. Check out main landmarks like Chinatown, Cable Car Ride, The Castro and uncover hidden gems and city secrets with the help of a knowledgeable local guide. And the cherry on top, a local treat is included. Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems Private City Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.79
Price varies by group size
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$107.79
Price varies by group size
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Mission District Street Art and Food Walking Tour

Mission District Street Art and Food Walking Tour

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On this in-depth walking tour of San Francisco’s Mission District, your small group will explore the murals, handicrafts, and the emerging food scene tucked into the neighborhood’s alleys and public squares. Gain a new appreciation for the diversity of peoples that make San Francisco one of the most intriguing cities in the world.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.00
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$39.00
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Private City Kickstart Tour:Painted Ladies, Castro & Mission District

Private City Kickstart Tour:Painted Ladies, Castro & Mission District

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First time in San Francisco? Wondering where to go and what to see in this colorful city? We got you! Kickstart your time in San Francisco with a 90-minute introduction of two of its unique neighborhoods with the help of your favorite local. See the main highlights of San Francisco’s Castro and Mission areas and discover the best the city has to offer. Your local host will answer all of your travel questions and will provide you with local insights and recommendations according to your liking. On this private tour, you’ll visit the must-see historical spots, but also find hidden places that will give an authentic feeling of the character and contrasts in these parts of the city. Start at the iconic Painted Ladies, see where the city takes time out at Dolores Park, and walk among the bright, bold street art of Clarion Alley. Hear all about how The Castro helped to make San Francisco the gay capital of the world. Ready for a unique private journey to the past?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.00
Price varies by group size
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$49.00
Price varies by group size
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San Francisco Private Tour: 19th Century Gold Rush Exploration Game

San Francisco Private Tour: 19th Century Gold Rush Exploration Game

Embark on a quest around San Francisco by solving clues playing the role of a person wanting to become rich in 1900, all with the help of your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own the Embarcadero, Union Square, the Mechanics Monument, and more. You won't need a guide. - Discover popular and hidden places in San Francisco - Follow clues and unlock local stories that will amaze you - Visit Chinatown and the French Quarter in San Francisco You play the role of a person who has just arrived in San Francisco in the early 1900s seeking fortune like many others have done. It’s not long after the gold rush boom and there is plenty of money to be had. How will you strike it rich? Each clue on this quest will lead you from one place to another, giving you precise directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS, or a guide. The quest will take you about 1.5 hours to complete, but you can finish it at your own pace. Start and stop the quest whenever you want.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$7.95
Price varies by group size
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$7.95
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Private 90 Minutes North Beach & Chinatown Kickstart Tour with a Local

Private 90 Minutes North Beach & Chinatown Kickstart Tour with a Local

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Kickstart your time in San Francisco with a 90-minute introduction of two of its liveliest neighbourhoods with the help of your favorite local. See the main highlights of San Francisco’s North Beach and China Town and discover the best the city has to offer. On this private tour, you’ll visit the must-see historical spots, but also see hidden places that will give an authentic feeling of the contrasts in these parts of the city. Go to the foodies’ favorite Ferry Building, see where the community gathers at the bustling Washington Square and get set to tackle San Francisco’s steepest street. Hear all about the beat generation’s lifestyle of the 1960s and how San Francisco came to be home to the country’s oldest China Town. Get insights on the local lifestyle and find out true stories about the city’s history as you take in these two vibrant, full-of-life neighborhoods in San Francisco. Join now and find out more from our local hosts regarding your future stay in San Francisco.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.00
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$49.00
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San Francisco Private Tour: 70s Hippie Culture Exploration Game

San Francisco Private Tour: 70s Hippie Culture Exploration Game

Play a city game where you will follow clues around Haight Ashbury, the iconic San Francisco neighborhood, and the epicenter of the 1967 “Summer of Love” cultural phenomenon. Visit the locations in which music legends like Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and The Grateful Dead performed free concerts. Ready to discover a city of peace and love? + See the homes of music legends Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and The Grateful Dead + Visit the Panhandle and Golden Gate Park, the location of many peaceful demonstrations like the revolutionary Human Be-In + Discover the impact that hippie subculture had on the art, music and social landscape of America Discover San Francisco’s fascinating history and attractions while you solve clues around the Haight Ashbury, the neighborhood famous for the hippie movement in the United States. Are you ready to be immersed in the world of peace, love, and rock ‘n’ roll?
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$6.11
Price varies by group size
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$6.11
Price varies by group size
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Castro to the Mission Small-Group Tour in San Francisco

Castro to the Mission Small-Group Tour in San Francisco

San Francisco is known world-wide for it's place in LGBTQ history. Start your Castro to the Mission tour by learning how the movement caught fire during the 1960's and 70's in the historic Castro neighborhood. From there we'll take you through the side-streets (so you can view some of the best street murals you'll ever see) to the nearby Mission District, which was the birthplace of San Francisco itself. It was here, in 1776, that colonists built a Mission to establish control of the area for the Spanish King. During the tour you'll also be able to enjoy some great local food, including San Francisco's very own Mission Style Burrito, artisanal cheese and lovely home-made chocolate.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
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The Mission District: San Francisco's Hip Melting Pot

The Mission District: San Francisco's Hip Melting Pot

Get more out of your time in the Mission District with this private tour that offers a flexible meeting location for a stress-free experience in San Francisco. Your guide knows the area well, and packs in visits to famous street-art areas, delicious food trucks, and even a local-favorite donut shop. Plus, you’ll learn all about the Mission’s vibrant history as you go.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$127.55
Price varies by group size
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$127.55
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Authentic Mexican and Latino Foods and Murals in Mission District

Authentic Mexican and Latino Foods and Murals in Mission District

We will walk around the Mission neighborhood to see and enjoy the local-artists murals as well as the great weather of the area. We also sit and enjoy samplings of some great and authentic Mexican or Latino dishes. I will help you pick up some samples of different dishes to appreciate the so widely sought ‘authentic Mexican or Latino cuisine’ You will also have a chance to see local shopping opportunities, from produce and products of Latin America to art craft, and books and traditional clothing. It is suggested you bring a back pack of your preferred size if you are into authentic-artistic objects and goodies and or the so-called ethnic (Latino) foods. We will walk along 24th St or “Little Latin America”. We will see some Murals from a good distance acroos the street and and the way back real up close We will decide to just have a quick ‘burrito’ or ‘pupusa’, both examples of the excellent local Latino cuisine.
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  • 2 hours
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$80.00
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$80.00

Alcatraz Inside: The Bay Your Way! Make your own combo!

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Alcatraz Inside: The Bay Your Way! Make your own combo!

See the bay your way when you make your own Alcatraz combo. Start your day by choosing one adventure from our preselected Fisherman's Wharf activity. Certain days have access to attractions such as zoos, museums, aquariums, transportation tours, and family fun adventures. Stop for a break mid day to enjoy a $7.50 per person Applebees food credit! Enjoy amazing third floor views of the Bay while you select from a menu of affordable appetizers, snacks, kids meals, salads, drinks and much more! (Guests will be responsible for any amounts over $7.50) End your day with a visit to Alcatraz Island. Go inside the prison and experience the audio tour on your personal cell phone. Enjoy the island as long as you would like and return on any boat. Your Alcatraz time slot will be assigned by us and guests do not have to do the Wharf attraction if they just want the Alcatraz portion. Some guests will experience reverse order: Start at Alcatraz/Lunch Credit/end at Wharf attraction.
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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