This is the most comprehensive guided tour of San Francisco available. After cruising along San Francisco’s waterfront and Marina District, we’ll visit the Palace of Fine Arts. That’s one gorgeous building. Then, the main event—a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge by bus and then you can see it from beneath on a 90-minute Bay Cruise.
On this tour, you’ll also see the City’s rugged coastline. Pause to enjoy cliff-side views of “city by the bay”. Be blown away by the beauty of Golden Gate Park.
Our San Francisco one-day tour will take you through the culturally rich neighborhoods of San Francisco! You’ll learn about what made the Haight-Ashbury, Mission and Castro districts what they are and why they’re important to so many.
After a slow drive through Nob Hill and Chinatown, we'll visit the charming Italian neighborhood of North Beach. While there, we’ll point out Lombard Street, Coit Tower, Washington Square and more.
From start to finish on this San Francisco sightseeing highlights tour, you will laugh out loud at the surprising, sometimes crazy, things that have made San Francisco one of the world’s most beloved cities.
The Bay Cruise can be taken at any time during your stay.
1:40 – 2:30
Meet your Expedition Leader at Fisherman’s Wharf.
Learn things to do in Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, and the Marina District.
Stop and explore picturesque Palace of Fine Arts.
2:30 – 3:45
Learn its history while cruising across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
From a spectacular vista, snap Instagram-worthy pics of the Bridge
Arrive at the city’s Pacific Ocean shoreline—Land’s End.
Capture panoramic views of Sutro Baths, Ocean Beach and Cliff House
3:45 – 5:00
See the highlights of Golden Gate Park, including the California Academy of Sciences, Japanese Tea Garden, Buffalo Paddock and more.
Take some time to explore around the de Young Museum, make a plan to return!
Learn the history and culture of San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury, Castro and Mission neighborhoods on your way to San Francisco’s City Hall.
5:00 – 5:45
Cruise slowly through Chinatown, Nob Hill, Financial District and North Beach, the location of Coit Tower and crooked Lombard Street.
Return to Fisherman’s Wharf in time for dinner.