WHAT TO EXPECT:
Well meet you outside Fishermans Wharf at our designated location at 9am.
After a brief roll call, well board the minibus and travel to our first stop. Over the next 7 hours youll be treated to stories about the neighborhoods, diversity, and geography of the area. We will exit the bus at several stops for photo opportunities and exploration, enjoying lunch in Sausalito and then spending over an hour in beautiful Muir Woods Redwood National Monument.
In the afternoon you will be dropped off at Pier 33 for the official Alcatraz audio tour, returning to Pier 33 at approximately 6PM. This is where the tour will officially end.
Here are the places we will explore (photo stops noted by *):Escape the tourist areas as our local guides share the history and adventure of this amazing city.
Used 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.
Muir Woods National Monument is home to some of the oldest and most beautiful trees in the world. Features gorgeous walking trails and striking scenery.
One of San Francisco's most popular destinations - from beautiful old shipyards, to the sea lions of Pier 39, Fisherman's Wharf has it all.
Located just beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point gives you a front row seat to the San Francisco Bay.
Golden Gate Bridge*
Declared "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
Offering 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!)
Located just across the Golden Gate Bridge, this artistic enclave has the setting and beauty of a european mediterranean town. Enjoy your lunch on the San Francisco Bay!
Boasting 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.
North Beach - Little Italy
Voted 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.