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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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$32.00
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$32.00
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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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$32.00
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$32.00
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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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$32.00
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$32.00
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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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Lonely Planet Experiences: Food & Street Art of Mission District (Small Group)

Lonely Planet Experiences: Food & Street Art of Mission District (Small Group)

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.96
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$91.96
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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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  • 30 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.00
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$76.00

California Academy of Sciences NightLife VIP Tour

California Academy of Sciences NightLife 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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Skip the Line: Museum of 3D Illusions General Admission Tickets

Skip the Line: Museum of 3D Illusions General Admission Tickets

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This is an experience fun for the whole family. You are in for an incredible experience, sure to play with your perception and make you the star of every photo you take!
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  • 40 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

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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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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$20.00
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$20.00
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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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$461.54
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$461.54
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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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$302.57
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$302.57
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Hello San Francisco! - Painted Ladies, Castro & Mission District Private Tour

Hello San Francisco! - Painted Ladies, Castro & Mission District Private Tour

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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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$49.17
Price varies by group size
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$49.17
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Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods and Sausalito Day Trip

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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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$118.75
$125.00
$6.25 savings
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$118.75
$125.00
$6.25 savings
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Alcatraz and Muir Woods Tour Including Madame Tussauds or the Dungeon

Alcatraz and Muir Woods Tour Including Madame Tussauds or the Dungeon

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Visit two world-famous San Francisco attractions, Alcatraz and Muir Woods, in just one day. Venture into the Cell House of Alcatraz for an award-winning audio tour of the notorious former federal penitentiary. Then stroll under towering old-growth redwood trees at Muir Woods National Monument before walking around the waterfront town of Sausalito. Enjoy admission to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum or the San Francisco Dungeon as part of your package. Hotel transport plus ferry to Alcatraz Island included.
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  • 1 day
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$195.00
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$195.00

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of San Francisco Private Tour

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of San Francisco Private Tour

World-famous sights, vibrant neighborhoods, and a laidback bohemian atmosphere; San Francisco is a magical place! On this private tour, get ready to discover the best highlights the city has to offer, as well as its unique hidden gems with your favorite local. Get ready to experience San Francisco the local way. Enjoy the city to the max and hear more about the origin, history, and culture of San Francisco. Follow in the footsteps of the Beat Generation poets at the City Lights bookstore and take a walk through streets packed with brightly colored murals. See and touch the city’s past and present as you visit the beautiful Painted Ladies and ride a classic cable car. Follow your local host through several of San Francisco’s neighborhoods, each with its unique character. Explore the country’s first Chinatown. Stroll through the lively streets of the Castro and the vibrant murals of the Mission, home to a thriving Latino community. More to come, join this tour now to find out!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.25
Price varies by group size
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$119.25
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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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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.99
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$89.99
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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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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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$6.13
Price varies by group size
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$6.13
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San Francisco Private Tour: 19th Century Gold Rush Exploration Game

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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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$4.91
$6.13
$1.22 savings
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$4.91
$6.13
$1.22 savings
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Ultimate San Francisco Self-Driving Audio Tour

Ultimate San Francisco Self-Driving Audio Tour

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Explore all that San Francisco has to offer, from the twists and turns of Lombard Street, through the bustling streets of Chinatown, and to the top of Telegraph Hill! This comprehensive self-guided audio tour of San Francisco covers everything from the Painted Ladies to the Golden Gate Bridge. This self-guided driving tour allows you to explore San Francisco with maximum flexibility and value. Here's how it works: Within 30 mins, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the first stop, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience. Recommended: purchase one tour per vehicle. Everyone can listen at the same time! This tour doesn’t include entrance to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules before your visit. Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$8.00
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$8.00
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Mission and Haight-Ashbury Street Art Walk and Thrift Store Shopping with Local

Mission and Haight-Ashbury Street Art Walk and Thrift Store Shopping with Local

Focus on the Mission and Haigh Ashbury neighborhoods of San Francisco on this small-group walking tour. Stroll through the Mission to learn about is Latino history and see some of its best street art installations, then move on to the Summer-of-Love-influenced Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to hit some secondhand stores. Traveling with a small group of just six people or fewer means you'll get personalized attention from your guide and the chance to ask questions.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00

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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$122.50
Price varies by group size
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$122.50
Price varies by group size
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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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