The One Day in San Francisco Tour with Alcatraz

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in San Francisco

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Embark on a 10-hour journey for a comprehensive 'Day in the Bay.' This tour will give you the opportunity to stop at 15 different locations, 8 photo stops, and includes the Official Alcatraz tour in the afternoon. Experience the sights and sounds of San Francisco from the comfort of a minibus. Enjoy a full 1-hour walk through the majestic Muir Woods Redwood National Monument. Learn the culture, history, and architecture along with great restaurant recommendations for the rest of your time in the city.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CaliforniaUsed as a federal prison between 1933-1966, Alcatraz housed some of the most dangerous criminals of the time, including Al Capone, James "Whitey" Bulger and George "Machine Gun" Kelly. Featuring unbelievable views of the San Francisco peninsula, a visit to the island is essential when in town.Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CaliforniaDeclared "one of the 10 wonders of the modern world," the Golden Gate Bridge not only one of the most recognized symbols of San Francisco, but one of the most photographed sites in the world.Pass 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, and of course, the sea lions of Pier 39, 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: 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: 15 minutesStop At: Fort Point National Historic Site, San Francisco, CaliforniaLocated just beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point gives you a front row seat to the San Francisco Bay. This former military fortification was used during both the Civil War and World War II.Duration: 15 minutesStop 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. Features gorgeous walking trails and striking scenery.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop 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: 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 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 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 diverse neighborhoods in the USA. Colorful bars & restaurants line the streets, with the historic Castro Theater overlooking the area Harvey Milk called home.Pass 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.Pass By: Tenderloin, San Francisco, CaliforniaNestled near downtown San Francisco, the Tenderloin neighborhood continues to resist gentrification, all while spearheading the local arts movement.

What’s included

  • Confirmed reservation for Muir Woods
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Alcatraz Island
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Point National Historic Site

What’s not included

  • Entrance fee to Muir Woods ($15 per person)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Muir Woods National Monument

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Seasonal Offer
  • Likely to Sell Out
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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