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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

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Ride a double-decker sightseeing bus to San Francisco's most famous landmarks with a choice of 2 different passes. Explore the city's 49 square miles, including stops at big-name attractions like Pier 39, the Palace of Fine Arts and Union Square. Go at your own pace, hopping off at any of 16 stops, exploring at your leisure, and then hopping back on when you're done. Choose the Premium pass to include a night tour or a Deluxe pass for an additional 24 hours of hop-on-hop-off and a night tour.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD53.10
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USD53.10

San Francisco Grand City Tour

San Francisco Grand City Tour

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Take a San Francisco half-day tour to pack in the city’s top sights in a convenient way that leaves you with plenty of time to spare so you can enjoy the city however you wish. With a driver-guide, travel the city by bus, stopping at major attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks and neighborhoods like North Beach and Chinatown. Plus, you can upgrade to include a San Francisco Bay cruise, a half-day bike rental, or admission to Aquarium of the Bay.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD60.00
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Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

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See the sights of Hollywood on this tour by open-top Mercedes minibus, which allows you to enjoy unobstructed views as you go. Traveling with an on-board guide, you'll pass by attractions such as the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood Sign, Rodeo Drive, and movie studios. Plus, get a look at some of the mansions where past and present stars have lived.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD35.00
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USD35.00

Painted Ladies San Francisco City Tour

Painted Ladies San Francisco City Tour

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Take a journey around San Francisco's top sights in a retro way with this "painted ladies" tour by vintage Volkswagen bus decorated with long gorgeous eyelashes so you can't miss your tour vehicle. You'll pass by neighborhoods like Chinatown, Union Square, Pacific Heights, North Beach, Haight-Ashbury, the Marina, and Hayes Valley, plus see the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Civic Center, and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD85.00
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Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour
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Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour

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Avoid the crowds, confusion, and limitations of large buses and discover San Francisco by luxury minivan. This half-day tour takes you to numerous parts of the city for the perfect overview. Enjoy fascinating facts provided by your guide's live commentary. Stop for photo opportunities at some of the city’s most popular attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD99.00
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More

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From the Hollywood sign to the sunny beaches of Santa Monica to the glitz of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles is so full of iconic sights it can be tricky to see them all. This guided tour seamlessly transports you by coach to all of the city's top attractions—from Venice Beach to the Sunset Strip to Griffith Park and more—so that you don't need to worry about missing a thing.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD99.00
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Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour of Lake Tahoe

Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour of Lake Tahoe

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Weight limits apply: Maximum per-passenger weight is 250lbs. Maximum weight of all passengers combined must not exceed 500lbs. Passenger weights must be accurately provided at time of booking. Groups reaching a combined weight of 500 lbs will be subject to a weight check upon arrival for their flight. Any individual weighing 300 lbs or more will not be permitted to fly per the limitations of the aircraft. Any cancellation of a planned flight due to weights exceeding the maximum allowable aircraft weight (individual or combined) will be charged at full price. Showcasing beautiful Fallen Leaf lake, Cascade Lake, Taylor Creek, and Pope Beach, this tour heads to breathtaking Emerald Bay. Surrounded by granite cathedrals and fed by Eagle falls, the lake's only true bay is named for its emerald green waters.
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  • 10 to 12 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD110.00
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise

San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise

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Take an evening cruise wining and dining aboard the ‘Spirit of San Diego,’ enjoying top-notch food and drink, plus sparkling skyline views during this San Diego dinner cruise. Dig into your included gourmet meal, accompanied by a complimentary cocktail and live on-board entertainment, as you cruise 25-miles worth of California’s beautiful coastline and gaze at the twinkling stars above. You can also upgrade your cruise to include an unlimited open bar for an additional price.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD110.90
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Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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Explore one of California's most iconic settings from the beauty of San Francisco Bay. This narrated Golden Gate Bay cruise journeys alongside Alcatraz and Angel Island State Park, past the shores of Sausalito and beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. You can choose to view the sights from inside your boat or out on deck.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD38.00
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Shared 3 Hours Los Angeles VIP Tour

Shared 3 Hours Los Angeles VIP Tour

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This is a great choice for time-tight travelers visiting Los Angeles. Save hours researching the best things to do in the city, and instead, go on a special tour that visits the city’s most photogenic spots and famous locations. Along the way, listen to commentary and stop to take photos near the Hollywood Sign, the American Film Academy, the Sunset Strip, Beverly Hills, and Rodeo Drive.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD49.00
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San Francisco Love Tour

San Francisco Love Tour

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Hop on a ‘70s-era VW bus and get to know the hippie past and hipster vibe that make up San Francisco today. Starting and ending at Fisherman’s Wharf, this 2-hour sightseeing tour takes you around the city, including Chinatown, North Beach, the Castro, the Mission, downtown and more. See the homes of The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, while listening to ‘60s classics. So settle into a neon-blue seat and dig your shoes into groovy shag carpet. Each bus accommodates up to just six people.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD85.00
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

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Go whale watching from San Diego aboard a replica of a historic sailing schooner that won the world’s first America’s Cup sailing competition in 1851. Throughout your cruise, your expert guide shares informative commentary about gray whales, dolphins, and other marine animals, along with details about the US Navy sites you pass as you head out on the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD85.00
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San Francisco Bay Sunset Catamaran Cruise
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San Francisco Bay Sunset Catamaran Cruise

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Sail across San Francisco Bay at twilight to admire the city skyline as it begins to light up for the night. With an experienced captain at the helm, you’ll glide past Alcatraz Island and cruise underneath the Golden Gate Bridge.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD80.00
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USD80.00

San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch

San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch

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For one of the best wine country tours from San Francisco, combine a visit to Northern California wine country with a Muir Woods experience for a truly fabulous day out. This Super Saver provides two popular tours at one discount price, allowing you to see and taste the delights of Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties. You’ll begin with a walk through Muir Woods National Monument, staring up in wonder at the towering redwood trees. Then you'll visit three lovely wineries in Napa and Sonoma Valleys, with tastings included. You’ll also cross the Golden Gate Bridge and have free time on Sonoma Plaza to buy lunch if you haven't opted to upgrade to the gourmet lunch option.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD169.00
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USD169.00
Price varies by group size

Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco

Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco

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Escape to California’s famous wine country on this full-day tour from San Francisco. Taste regional varietals at multiple wineries in Napa and Sonoma, including both big-name and family-run estates. Learn about the winemaking process during guided tours of vineyards and barrel rooms, and savor the area’s gourmet culture with a stop for lunch in charming Sonoma Square Plaza.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD149.00
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Bus & Boat Adventure

Bus & Boat Adventure

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In just one day, experience the best of San Francisco by land and sea with this combo package that includes two hop-on hop-off bus tours and a cruise. Check out the top attractions of San Francisco, wind through the downtown streets, and cross over the Golden Gate Bridge. Each hop-on hop-off bus tour lasts 2 hours and offers live commentary. The 1-hour boat cruise takes you through San Francisco Bay, giving you prime views of Crissy Fields, the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD95.99
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USD95.99

Hollywood and Celebrity Homes Bus Tour

Hollywood and Celebrity Homes Bus Tour

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Take an open-air bus tour through Hollywood and Beverly Hills and explore some of the area’s landmarks and celebrity homes. See famous landmarks such as the Hollywood Sign, the Walk of Fame, and the Chinese Theatre. Keep an eye out for celebrity sightings as you drive through Beverly Hills and view the homes of Tom Cruise, Taylor Swift, Leonardo DiCaprio and many more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD39.00
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Private Helicopter Tour over Long Beach
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Private Helicopter Tour over Long Beach

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See the L.A. coast from the sky with an exciting, 15-minute tour from Long Beach on a private helicopter. Swoop above the iconic Queen Mary ocean liner and hover over downtown Long Beach, see the imposing Battleship Iowa that's moored in the city's bustling port. Enjoy seaward views of Catalina Island and the curving Pacific coastline before touching back to earth at the Long Beach helipad.
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  • 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD180.00
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USD180.00
Price varies by group size

Small Group San Francisco Half-Day City Tour

Small Group San Francisco Half-Day City Tour

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Being a tourist can be exhausting. Throw in some of San Francisco's infamous hills, constant consultation of guide books, and the lure of tourist traps, and you might want to return to your lodgings in haste. However, this San Francisco sightseeing experience includes a hotel pickup and a coach tour that allows the city to unfold before you from atop your air-conditioned perch. It's a great way to keep your eyes on the real jewels of the city by the bay.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD79.00
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Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco

Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco

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Drive down one of the most scenic roads in California on this full-day tour from San Francisco. Cruise along the coast-hugging Highway 1, passing the mansions of Pebble Beach on the iconic 17-Mile Drive. Enjoy free time to explore Monterey, where you can stroll down Steinbeck’s Cannery Row or visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Browse the ritzy boutiques of Carmel-by-the-Sea and get a glimpse of Silicon Valley’s tech campuses on the return drive to San Francisco.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD105.00
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USD105.00

Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour in San Francisco

Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour in San Francisco

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If you fancy yourself a foodie or culture enthusiast, don’t miss this walking tour of San Francisco’s Little Italy—the neighborhood of North Beach. Voted one of the 15 best foodie tours in the USA by U.S. News, join an insider guide and experience a slice of the top things to do in North Beach, such as tasting coffee and witnessing bread being freshly made. Soak up the lively atmosphere of one of the city’s most popular districts as you learn about its cafes and bakeries and see landmarks like Saints Peter and Paul Church.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD73.60
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Alcatraz Inside and One Day Bike Rental
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Alcatraz Inside and One Day Bike Rental

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Get two classic San Francisco experiences—a bike ride starting at Fisherman’s Wharf and a visit to the notorious prison island of Alcatraz—in one combined tour package. Take a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, where you can explore at your own pace on a self-guided audio tour. Use the flexible 1-day bike rental on the day of your choosing and enjoy a safe ride with a helmet included.
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  • 3 to 10 hours
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USD118.99
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USD118.99

Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On-Hop-Off Open Top Tour and Alcatraz Combo
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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On-Hop-Off Open Top Tour and Alcatraz Combo

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This combo package allows you to see all of San Francisco's top sights and attraction. Ride the open top double decker bus for one full day, hopping on and off at over 15 stops around the city. Cruise across the bay to the infamous prison known today as the Rock and explore the infamous Island.
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  • 3 hours
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USD135.50
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2 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour & Night Tour

2 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour & Night Tour

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Enjoy the best views of San Francisco from an open top bus with the Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour during the day and the San Francisco Night Tour in the evening hours. See all the major sights in the city, including a drive across the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge with incredible views of Alcatraz Island. Explore Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, Union Square, North Beach, the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Park and much more. You can hop on and off the bus as often as you like for two days, and you can relax on the 60–90-minute guided Night Tour with breathtaking views of the San Francisco skyline.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD78.99
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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour
"Riding across the Golden Gate Bridge on the upper deck was exhilarating! We didn’t have to wait long for a bus at the stops, but it would be helpful if the bus stops were more clearly marked."..."
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San Francisco Grand City Tour
"Tour guide Michelle gave in depth history of San Francisco City. Bus was comfortable. Pick up was good. Enough waiting time to see all places. The oldest building 1788, was memorable."..."
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Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus
"The tour guide made it very exciting and entertaining. He was very knowledgeable. The openness of the transportation made it easy to see the sites."..."
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Painted Ladies San Francisco City Tour
"Seeing a close up of the Golden Gate Bridge and driving down Lombard street in a vintage VW was awesome….. the driver Al was great fun and full of local knowledge."..."
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Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour
"Loved our tour, felt like it was tailored to our requests while still hitting all the best places. Lots of recommendations for great places to eat, Tony’s pizza, probably the best pizza we have had!! Definitely great to do the first day to know the hot spots to hit on your vacation!!"..."
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
"Excellent knowledge from our guide who really brought the experience to life Compared to another tour we took, it was so much better"..."
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Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour of Lake Tahoe
"Being able to see Lake Tahoe from above was amazing!! The day was perfect, our pilot was informative, the ride was smooth and the view was breathtaking!! A must!! Definitely going to recommend this tour to other friends and with family!"..."
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise
"Best bachelorette party ever!!! I had the experience of my life! Delicious dinner, breathtaking views, and a great time!!! Jewels made our experience unforgettable!!!"..."
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Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
"Going under the bridge is a unforgettable scene. Price is reasonable for the trip . Do not forget to bring a jacket or sweater it is cold and windy during the trip"..."
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Shared 3 Hours Los Angeles VIP Tour
"Small group in a comfy car with AC. Our guide was interesting, funny and cool. We have made the most of it in only 3 hours !"..."
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San Francisco Love Tour
"We enjoyed getting to see all of the city. We got some great ideas on places to visit and try in greater depth. I am looking forward to enjoying this tour for many years to come."..."
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
"Beautiful ride out to see whales, beautiful ship. However - the seating was fairly uncomfortable (hard/backless) so be prepared for that, and the captain was informative but unfortunately we couldn’t hear him for the majority. Regardless, we’d still do it again!"..."
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San Francisco Bay Sunset Catamaran Cruise
"This was a great way to experience the bay, from the water!! The wind and sun glistening over the water was beautiful. The staff was amazing!"..."
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San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch
"Dustin was amazing! Best tour guide! Trip was seamless, just the right amount of time in each vineyard and muir woods. Dustin stopped off one way back at perfect spot to get some great snaps of the Golden Gate Bridge. Would recommend this trip 100%"..."
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Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco
"Great experience and great wines in this tour. Got to see Napa and Sonoma and not have to worry about getting a driver to cart us around."..."
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Bus & Boat Adventure
"We enjoyed the whole trip and the audio commentary as we never would've known about those facts otherwise."..."
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Hollywood and Celebrity Homes Bus Tour
"We had a great time. The driver was knowledgeable and funny. Got to see way more than we thought we would. Well worth the money!"..."
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Private Helicopter Tour over Long Beach
"It was great . our pilot was funny and personable. It was something i want to do again Super smooth take off. I want to try it at night."..."
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Small Group San Francisco Half-Day City Tour
"Excellent, especially if you don’t love crowds. The tour guide was amazing and very knowledgeable!!!"..."
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Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
"The driver and guide, Antonio, is excellent. You can tell that he enjoys his work. He makes frequent stops for us to take photos and points out where to go for the best shot. He even bought strawberries for everyone to sample. Highly recommend it."..."
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Little Italy and North Beach Walking Tour in San Francisco
"This was the second time I’ve done this tour with a work group and it was just as fun as I remembered! I booked this for coworkers who were visiting and we loved learning more about North Beach (there’s still plenty for locals to learn) and tried some excellent food spots 😋 Shout out to our guide Lauren for the excellent tour!"..."
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Alcatraz Inside and One Day Bike Rental
"Fantastic trip and great value. Alcatraz is so interesting and this trip is fab, we biked over the bridge to a gorgeous little village then biked back. We got fabulous photos and made some amazing memories loved it"..."
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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On-Hop-Off Open Top Tour and Alcatraz Combo
"The hop on hop off bus was definitely one of the highlights of our trip. We were able to see so many of the highlights of the city with uninstructed views from the top of the bus. It was a very interesting tour and so much fun!! Will definitely recommend this tour to any friends heading to San Francisco!"..."
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2 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour & Night Tour
"Absolutely loved it. Best way to see the area and get all the information too. Loved the Chinatown tour and night tour...loved it all!"..."
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