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Experience San Francisco sightseeing from a duck's eye view on this unique San Francisco Duck Tour. Travel on land and water in an amphibious vehicle crafted from the WW II DUKW. Ride through San Francisco's historic streets and neighborhoods, splash down into San Francisco Bay and cruise McCovey Cove.
Alcatraz: for almost 150 years, the name has given the innocent chills and the guilty cold sweats. Over the years it’s been the nation’s first military prison, a forbidding maximum-security penitentiary and disputed territory between Native American activists and the FBI.
SeaWorld opened in San Diego in 1964 and remains one of California’s most popular theme parks. Many visitors spend the whole day here, shuttling between shows, rides and exhibits – you can pick up a map at the entrance to plan your day around scheduled events The attraction is best known for the live shows featuring trained dolphins, sea lions and killer whales.
One of the world’s oldest continuously operating movie studios, Universal presents an entertaining mix of fairly tame – and sometimes dated – thrills, live-action shows and a tram ride. It is a working studio, but the chances of seeing any action, let alone a star, are slim to none Try to budget a full day, especially in summer.
A fantasy environment built largely of those little colored plastic blocks from Denmark. Many rides and attractions are targeted to elementary schoolers: a junior ‘driving school’, a jungle cruise lined with Lego animals, wacky ‘sky cruiser’ pedal cars on a track, and fairytale, princess, pirate, adventurer and dino-themed escapades.
On this fun-filled historical city tour, hop aboard the Magic Bus that will transport you to 1960s San Francisco. Become a part of the Beatnik generation, see Haight-Ashbury in the Summer of Love and visit San Francisco’s Chinatown, from which eastern philosophy spread in the 1960s.
The city's oldest building and its namesake, whitewashed adobe Misión San Francisco de Asís was founded in 1776 and rebuilt in 1782 with conscripted Ohlone and Miwok labor – note the ceiling patterned after native baskets.
Tragically, the Converse Basin Grove once contained the world’s largest grove of mature sequoias, but it’s now an unsettling cemetery for tree stumps. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the entire privately owned grove was felled by lumber companies.
Once the very end of the mythical Route 66, and still the object of a tourist love affair, the Santa Monica Pier dates back to 1908, and is the city’s most compelling landmark.
That mighty beaux arts dome pretty much covers San Francisco's grandest ambitions and fundamental flaws.
A simulated earthquake, baby chicks hatching and a giant techno-doll named Tess bring out the kid in all of us at this multimedia museum with plenty of buttons to push, lights to switch on, and knobs to pull The enormous space is divided into themed areas. Upstairs on the left, World of Life focuses mostly on the human body.
Take time out from San Francisco on a half-day trip to Muir Woods and Sausalito. This enthralling half-day trip takes you across the Golden Gate Bridge to the Bay Area's most popular national monument and the prettiest village in California.
Spotless, wholesome Disneyland is still laid out according to Walt's original plans: Main Street USA , a pretty thoroughfare lined with old-fashioned ice-cream parlors and shops, is the gateway into the park.
Spend a relaxing day outside of San Francisco on this Wine Country bike tour! After pickup from your San Francisco hotel in the morning, head to Wine Country to explore the gorgeous wine-making region Northern California is famous for.