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San Francisco Shore Excursion: Alcatraz Island & San Francisco Grand City Tour

San Francisco Shore Excursion: Alcatraz Island & San Francisco Grand City Tour - San Francisco, United States
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Duration: 6 hours
Location: San Francisco, United States

From USD
$115.00

When your cruise ship docks in San Francisco, combine a guided visit to Alcatraz and a city tour for the ultimate San Francisco experience. Take a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island for an intriguing walking tour with audio commentary, and enjoy the picturesque beauty and iconic attractions of the world-famous city by the Bay.

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Stop At: Alcatraz Island, Pier 33, San Francisco, CA 94133

Ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, guided walking audio tour of the cell block

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Golden Gate Bridge, US-101, San Francisco, CA 94129

Photo Stop

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Fisherman's Wharf, Jefferson Street Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133

See Pier 39 and the famous Fisherman's Wharf sign

Pass By: Chinatown, Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108

Chinatown District

Pass By: Gray Line San Francisco, 478 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1502

Tour Departure point

Stop At: Lands End, Point Lobos Avenue and El Camino del Mar, San Francisco, CA 94121

Rugged coastline with cypress forest and views of the Golden Gate Bridge

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: 501 Twin Peaks Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94114

Offers stunning 360 degree views of San Francisco (photo stop)

Duration: 15 minutes

When your cruise ship docks in San Francisco, combine a guided visit to Alcatraz and a city tour for the ultimate San Francisco experience. Take a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island for an intriguing walking tour with audio commentary, and enjoy the picturesque beauty and iconic attractions of the world-famous city by the Bay.

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Stop At: Alcatraz Island, Pier 33, San Francisco, CA 94133

Ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, guided walking audio tour of the cell block

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Golden Gate Bridge, US-101, San Francisco, CA 94129

Photo Stop

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Fisherman's Wharf, Jefferson Street Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133

See Pier 39 and the famous Fisherman's Wharf sign

Pass By: Chinatown, Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108

Chinatown District

Pass By: Gray Line San Francisco, 478 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1502

Tour Departure point

Stop At: Lands End, Point Lobos Avenue and El Camino del Mar, San Francisco, CA 94121

Rugged coastline with cypress forest and views of the Golden Gate Bridge

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: 501 Twin Peaks Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94114

Offers stunning 360 degree views of San Francisco (photo stop)

Duration: 15 minutes

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San Francisco Chinatown Ghost Walking Tour

San Francisco Chinatown Ghost Walking Tour - San Francisco, United States
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Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Location: San Francisco, United States

From USD
$48.00

Are you fascinated by ghosts? Join this evening walking tour and let the local guides bring to life the tales of San Francisco Chinatown's supernatural past and present, as you're lead you on a ghostly tour of Chinatown's historic and mysterious streets and alleyways. You'll be amazed at what you'll discover along the way!

San Francisco Chinatown, the oldest Chinese community in the United States, has been a popular shopping, dining and sightseeing destination for over a century ... More info ›

Are you fascinated by ghosts? Join this evening walking tour and let the local guides bring to life the tales of San Francisco Chinatown's supernatural past and present, as you're lead you on a ghostly tour of Chinatown's historic and mysterious streets and alleyways. You'll be amazed at what you'll discover along the way!

San Francisco Chinatown, the oldest Chinese community in the United States, has been a popular shopping, dining and sightseeing destination for over a century. Yet most outsiders have never experienced the extrasensory realm of vintage Chinatown after dark. Some say that specters from decades of Chinatown history emerge just after twilight!

Let the knowledgeable guides bring to life the tales of San Francisco Chinatown's supernatural past and present, as you are lead on a ghostly tour of Chinatown's historic and mysterious streets and alleyways. Follow along by lamplight as you journey through the neighborhood passageways where these lively spirits are said to bide their time. The mystical folklore of this spirited San Francisco enclave will keep you on edge, as you drink in the chilling experiences of the Chinatown inhabitants of both yesterday and today.

All the while, learn about the reverence still offered to the Goddess Kwan Yin and the hungry spirits, along with the secrets of the magic moon cake. Ancient Chinese mythology and folklore flourish to this day in the oldest and most popular Chinatown in all of North America. SF Chinatown Ghost Tours extends to you a chillingly open invitation to personally experience the unearthly side of Chinatown you never even knew existed - book this frightseeing tour now!

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LGBTQ Castro Walking Tour

LGBTQ Castro Walking Tour - San Francisco, United States
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Duration: 2 hours
Location: San Francisco, United States

From USD
$30.00

Cruisin' the Castro Walking tours celebrates 30 years of Pride and as San Francisco's first and ONLY Legacy Business Tour Company! This prestigious award recognizes Cruisin' the Castro as a longstanding, community-servicing business and a valuable cultural asset to the City & County of San Francisco.

Tours are fun, fascinating and offers twice as many tour stops that not only include the colorful sites of the largest LGBTQ community in the world, but explores the spectrum of sexual and gender diversity and the struggle with achieving equal rights in America.   No other tour offer this rare and educational opportunity!

Tours are conducted by a local resident, professional tour guide and a civil rights activist.

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Stop At: The Castro, Castro and Market Sts., San Francisco, CA 94114

Come cruise the Castro on this fun and comprehensive 2-hour tour! Celebrating 30 years of walking with PRIDE, Cruisin' the Castro Walking Tour is San Francisco's premier tour company!

Learn about LGBTQ culture, diversity and the lack of civil rights in America ... More info ›

Cruisin' the Castro Walking tours celebrates 30 years of Pride and as San Francisco's first and ONLY Legacy Business Tour Company! This prestigious award recognizes Cruisin' the Castro as a longstanding, community-servicing business and a valuable cultural asset to the City & County of San Francisco.

Tours are fun, fascinating and offers twice as many tour stops that not only include the colorful sites of the largest LGBTQ community in the world, but explores the spectrum of sexual and gender diversity and the struggle with achieving equal rights in America.   No other tour offer this rare and educational opportunity!

Tours are conducted by a local resident, professional tour guide and a civil rights activist.

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Stop At: The Castro, Castro and Market Sts., San Francisco, CA 94114

Come cruise the Castro on this fun and comprehensive 2-hour tour! Celebrating 30 years of walking with PRIDE, Cruisin' the Castro Walking Tour is San Francisco's premier tour company!

Learn about LGBTQ culture, diversity and the lack of civil rights in America. Explore the many historical sights that has shaped a community as well as, a world wide culture. No other tour offers over 20 historical sites that span from the Gold Rush, World War II, civil rights leader, Harvey Milk, the AIDS epidemic, the Rainbow Honor Walk and beyond!

Cruisin' the Castro Walking Tours is conducted by a long time local resident, historian and community activist. Recognized as a TripAdvisor "Hall of Fame" member since 2011!

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Harvey Milk Plaza, Southwest corner of Castro and Market Streets, San Francisco, CA

Learn how Harvey Milk arrived and became the 1st openly gay male politician to serve public office in United States and a Civil Rights Activist. Find out how the rainbow flag was created!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Human Rights Campaign Action Center and Store, 575 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA

Harvey Milk's original camera shop, campaign headquarters and resident. It is now the home of the Human Rights Campaign Action Center and Store. Learn how LGBTQ people do not have equal rights in employment, housing and public accommodations today.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Private small group immersive San Francisco neighborhoods walking & city tour

Private small group immersive San Francisco neighborhoods walking & city tour - San Francisco, United States

Duration: 420 to 450 minutes
Location: San Francisco, United States

From USD
$45.00

Doing an urban trek San Francisco neighborhoods walking tour & city tour will be an immersive San Francisco experience because guests will be walking the street and alleys and take San Francisco's public transportation; while learning the history, current happenings and demographics of each neighborhood. Guests will get to experience the famous neighborhoods as well as the less famous, but just as interesting, neighborhoods ... More info ›

Doing an urban trek San Francisco neighborhoods walking tour & city tour will be an immersive San Francisco experience because guests will be walking the street and alleys and take San Francisco's public transportation; while learning the history, current happenings and demographics of each neighborhood. Guests will get to experience the famous neighborhoods as well as the less famous, but just as interesting, neighborhoods. Guests will know more about San Francisco than most San Franciscans after the urban trek tour.

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Stop At: Chinatown, Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108

From the meeting place, guests will walk to Chinatown. Along the way, guests will stop at a landmark and learn about the great earthquake and fire of 1906. Guest will also get tips on points of interests along the way.

In Chinatown, guests will get some history on how the neighborhood and how the Chinese community started and how they live there today and also see the "alley of the painted balconies." More importantly, guest will lean the important history of San Francisco from how it started as a trading village in 1835 to its boom during the Gold Rush and Silver Age while being in the area where it all happened. (Yes, all that happened in this area before it became Chinatown.)

Note: First public toilet will be available at the park around 10:30 am (1 hour after start time).

Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes

Stop At: North Beach, Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111

After Chinatown, guest will walk to the North Beach neighborhood ("Little Italy"). Guests will learn some history (e.g. Beat Generation, neighborhood evolution, legacy businesses) and experience how parts of this neighborhood has withstood gentrification and remain somewhat bohemian. Guests will also get excellent tips on things to do and places to dine.

Note: Public toilet will be available at the park around 11:30 am (2 hours after start time).

Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes

Stop At: Washington Square, Union Street and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133

From Washington Square in North Beach guest will take a Muni bus to get to Cow Hollow. Along the way, the bus will pass through Russian Hill. Guests will be provided with directions on how to explore Russian Hill.

(Note: The cost of the bus fare in not included in the price of the urban trek tour. The Muni Mobile app offers $5 all day bus pass guest can purchase. Or pay cash bus fare which currently is $2.75 for adults and $1.35 for seniors (65+) and minors (-18). Buses do not give change so guests will need exact fare for the entire group.)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cow Hollow, Union St, San Francisco, CA

At Cow Hollow, which one of the more upscale neighborhoods, guests will see some of the Victorian houses that have been converted into stores and restaurants. Guests will also learn some history and current information about this neighborhood.

Note: This part is basically a walk through to transfer to another bus to get to the lunch place.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Fillmore Street, Between Jackson and Eddy Street Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA

After transferring to another bus from Cow Hollow, guests will have (about an hour) lunch at one of the variety of very good restaurants along Fillmore Street in the Pacific Heights neighborhood. Guest can choose where to have lunch.

Note: The cost for lunch is not included in the price of the urban trek tour. Thus, it will be the guests' responsibility.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pacific Heights, 2356 Pine St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2715

After lunch, guest will explore the exclusive neighborhood of Pacific Heights. Guest will visit a park with a nice view of the bay and see one of the biggest mansions in San Francisco. Guests will also learn how this neighborhood evolved and see more Victorian houses and other huge houses. The best part will be the view from this neighborhood.

Note: Public toilet available at the park after lunch in case guests forget to use it during lunch break.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mrs Doubtfire House, 2640 Steiner St, San Francisco, CA 94115-1142

After seeing the Mrs. Doubtfire house in Pacific Heights, guest will take another Muni bus ride to Alamo Square.

Note: Guest will be responsible for the cost of the bus fare.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Alamo Square, Hayes & Steiner, San Francisco, CA 94117

In Alamo Sqaure, guest will see the famous "Painted Ladies" Victorian houses and the gorgeous view of the skyline of the downtown buildings. In addition, guest will see other less famous but just as gorgeous Victorian houses in the neighborhood. Guest will get some history about the neighborhood and the famous Victorian houses.

Note: Public toilet available in the park.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Hayes Valley, Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA

After Alamo Square, guests will walk to Hayes Valley which is the new cool neighborhood with a bunch of trendy boutiques, restaurants and cafes.

Guests will be provided with tips on things to do and places to dine.

Guests will have the option to stop for an afternoon snack break (e.g. freshly made ice cream to order, coffee, hot chocolate, etc.).

Note: Cost of snack will be the guests' responsibility.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA

After Hayes Valley, guests will take the underground Muni Metro to the Waterfront.

Note: Cost of the Muni Metro will be the guests' responsibility.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ferry Building Marketplace, 1 Ferry Building The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111-4209

The urban trek tour will end at the Ferry Building at the Waterfront. Guests will also be taken at two spots with an awesome view.

Note: Guests will be provided with directions to go back to their hotel or to where they choose to go.

Duration: 40 minutes

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San Francisco: Union Square to Lotta's Fountain Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

San Francisco: Union Square to Lotta's Fountain Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap - San Francisco, United States

Duration: 30 minutes
Location: San Francisco, United States

From USD
$5.00

This tour takes you from San Francisco's historic Union Square to the Hotel St. Francis, down Maiden Lane, and finishes at Lotta's Fountain ... More info ›

This tour takes you from San Francisco's historic Union Square to the Hotel St. Francis, down Maiden Lane, and finishes at Lotta's Fountain. Explore the city with this masterful storyteller.

From the Powell St. BART Station, walk up Powell Street three blocks to Geary Boulevard. Union Square will be before you. Just walk to the tall pillar in the center of the square and hit "Start".

The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

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Pass By: Union Square, San Francisco Shopping Districts, San Francisco, CA 94102

Union Square is one of the city's earliest parks. It's on the land deeded to the people by Col. John Geary, the first American mayor of San Francisco, in 1850. The square gets its name from the pro-union rallies that were held here in the days before the Civil War.

Pass By: Westin St. Francis (hotel), 335 Powell St Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102-1804

The St. Francis hotel has been a favorite of celebrities, royalty and presidents since it opened in 1904. One president in particular, Gerald Ford, was exiting its north entrance on September 22, 1975. Across the street stood Sarah Jane Moore, who pulled out a revolver and shot at President Ford on the spot.

Pass By: Maiden Lane, Between Stockton and Kearny Streets Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Today Maiden Lane is lined with cafés, boutiques, and galleries. It gives little hint of its notorious past, because prior to the earthquake and fire of 1906, this was called Morton Street, and it was a red light district.

Pass By: Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Grant Avenue is the oldest street in San Francisco. In Spanish colonial times, it was known as Calle de la Fundacion. After the United States took over in 1847, it was renamed Dupont Street, and after the disaster of 1906, was renamed in honor of President Ulysses S. Grant.

Pass By: Lotta's Fountain, Coner of Geary-Market and Kearny Streets, San Francisco, CA

Every year on April 18, we gather at Lotta’s Fountain at 5 AM to remember that terrible day. Hundreds of people show up, many in period costume. A wreath is placed on the fountain, there are speeches and ceremonies, and sirens go off in the area at 5:12 AM: the exact moment of the earthquake.

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The Remarkable History of San Francisco's Glen Park and Glen Canyon Audio Tour

The Remarkable History of San Francisco's Glen Park and Glen Canyon Audio Tour - San Francisco, United States

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Location: San Francisco, United States

From USD
$6.99

The village of Glen Park is nestled among the slopes of the San Miguel Hills near the heart of San Francisco, just south of Twin Peaks. It is the gateway to a hidden gem of 70 acres of open space known as Glen Canyon, of which 60 acres is officially designated as a Significant Natural Resource Area.

Much of the history of Glen Park and Glen Canyon is closely intertwined, from early open-range cattle grazing and "milch" ranches, to an explosive direct link with today's prestigious Nobel Prizes, to a radical sales gimmick for selling home lots that included just about everything from lions and bears to trick shooters and high-flying aeronauts! In addition to the area's remarkable cultural history, we'll also discover some of the highlights of the canyon's natural history as we trek through ... More info ›

The village of Glen Park is nestled among the slopes of the San Miguel Hills near the heart of San Francisco, just south of Twin Peaks. It is the gateway to a hidden gem of 70 acres of open space known as Glen Canyon, of which 60 acres is officially designated as a Significant Natural Resource Area.

Much of the history of Glen Park and Glen Canyon is closely intertwined, from early open-range cattle grazing and "milch" ranches, to an explosive direct link with today's prestigious Nobel Prizes, to a radical sales gimmick for selling home lots that included just about everything from lions and bears to trick shooters and high-flying aeronauts! In addition to the area's remarkable cultural history, we'll also discover some of the highlights of the canyon's natural history as we trek through.

The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

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Pass By: Glen Canyon Park, Elk St, San Francisco, CA 94127

The village of Glen Park is the gateway to a hidden gem of 70 acres of open space known as Glen Canyon, of which 60 acres is officially designated as a Significant Natural Resource Area.

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