San Francisco, Sausalito, Muir Woods Bay Area Small-Group Tour

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One of the most popular tours of San Francisco! During the day you will be treated to stories about the neighborhoods, diversity, and geography of the area. We will exit the bus in some of San Francisco's best neighborhoods (approximately 7-stops) for photo opportunities and exploration, without making you feel rushed. Your tour also includes a lunch stop in the charming waterfront town of Sausalito and a confirmed reservation to beautiful Muir Woods Redwood National Park .
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Marin Headlands, Marin County, CaliforniaOffering a stunning perspective of the Golden Gate Bridge with downtown San Francisco in the background, this awe-inspiring view is the perfect place to capture a memorable photo.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, CaliforniaThe origin of the hippie culture and the birth place of the “Summer of Love.” From the stunning Painted Ladies to the homes of music’s favorite 60’s bands, this district started the counter-culture movement across the USA.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CaliforniaFormer military base, now a beautiful park that includes Crissy Field, Fort Point, Lucasfilm’s (George Lucas) headquarters and the Walt Disney Museum.Stop At: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CaliforniaDeclared “one of the 10 wonders of the modern world,” the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most recognized symbols of San Francisco. Simply stunning!Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CaliforniaFeaturing a panoramic view of all of San Francisco, Twin Peaks offers ones of the best perspectives of the downtown skyline, surrounding hills and vistas (weather permitting).Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CaliforniaOne of San Francisco’s most popular destinations – from beautiful old shipyards, to Boudin’s Bakery and the smell of fresh clam chowder, Fisherman’s Wharf has it all.Pass By: Chinatown, San Francisco, CaliforniaBoasting the largest Chinatown in the United States, this 24-block mecca is bustling with energy, amazing food, and unique and colorful shops that give this area its charm.Pass By: North Beach, San Francisco, CaliforniaVoted as one of the USA’s “ten great neighborhoods”, North Beach is best known as the home of Little Italy. From delicious restaurants to authentic sidewalk cafes and bakeries, you will feel the charm of San Francisco as soon as you arrive.Stop At: Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley, Marin County, CaliforniaMuir Woods National Monument is home to some of the oldest and most beautiful trees in the world. Many of our guests consider this stop to be the highlight of their trip.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CaliforniaOffering one of the most scenic outlooks in all of Northern California, Pacific Heights is home to Billionaire’s Row, featuring the estates of politicians, tech titans and other San Francisco celebrities (includes Mrs. Doubtfire house!)Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Mission District, San Francisco, CaliforniaKnown for its prominent and colorful mural installations, delicious food, and vibrant art and music scene, The Mission embodies the culture of old and new San Francisco.Duration: 10 minutesPass By: The Castro, San Francisco, CaliforniaOne of the most vibrant neighborhoods in the United States. Colorful bars and restaurants line the streets, with the historic Castro Theater overlooking the area that Harvey Milk once called home.Pass By: Tenderloin, San Francisco, CaliforniaNestled near downtown San Francisco, the Tenderloin neighborhood continues to resist gentrification, all while spearheading the local arts movement. It’s a must-see in our modern-day city.Stop At: Sausalito Boardwalk, Sausalito, Marin County, CaliforniaLocated just across the Golden Gate Bridge, this artistic enclave has the setting and beauty of a european mediterranean town.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Muir Woods entrance fee ($15)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Muir Woods National Monument

Highlights

  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Led by a local guide
  • Excellent value for money
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
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