Day Trips in San Francisco

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6+ hours
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5–6 hours
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6+ hours
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6+ hours
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6+ hours
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  • ELYSE K
    1 contribution
    Really fun day out! We were very surprised by how much wine we actually drank at each spot! We felt like we had the right amount of time at each vineyard and it was really fun to make friends with people from all over the world

    Would recommend El Dorado in Sonoma for lunch, delicious and very fresh Mexican food.
    Written September 26, 2022
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  • Bob S
    1 contribution
    Great introduction to Muir Woods. Will return to spend more time. Saucilito is quite busy. Both have a very interesting history, which was well described by our guide.
    Written September 30, 2022
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  • Jim O
    1 contribution
    We had a wonderful experience! Dustin our guide was fantastic! He went above and beyond to make our trip enjoyable.
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Orlando M
    8 contributions
    Great tour! Tour guide really made it comfortable! Would recommend to anyone. Very informative tour.
    Written October 1, 2022
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  • Jeff
    Oakdale, MN1 contribution
    The Experience itself is a very long day. Lot of time on the bus. Nothing the company can do about that. But a great experience.
    Written September 13, 2022
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  • Brian C
    3 contributions
    Muir woods- fantastic. If possible, go on an early or late visit to Muir- far less people, nice and quiet. We had a van of eight people from all over: Virginia, Omaha, Australia and Pennsylvania. James was super talkative in a good way. He narrated most of the way. Alcatraz. We wish we had more time there, but saw most of what we wanted to see. Everything moved along smoothly with no hassles. Do this tour and the Big Bus tour and you can say you've experienced San Francisco.
    Written September 26, 2022
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  • sarahu1981
    Wellington, New Zealand515 contributions
    This trip was a fun day out. My guide was Dustin and he was knowledge and fun. It was good to have a mix of commentary and music throughout the day (and the karaoke on the way back was great fun).
    Muir woods was nice, but not as great as what I thought it would be. Entry is $15 which seems fairly pricey given you’re only paying to walk on the path and use the restroom.
    We then headed to Ru Vango winery in Napa. This scenery was nice, but I was underwhelmed by the wine - we tasted 3 reds which were a bit “same same”, they had no Chardonnay or rose as they had sold out.
    We then headed to Sonoma square for lunch (Dustin gave some good recommendations) - I went to the Sunflower cafe and had the duck sandwich, it was really nice. I wish we’d had a bit more time here.
    I can’t remember the name of the next winery but it was nice as it had Sav Blanc and Rose which was good, and it was nice sitting out in the gardens.
    The final winery was Mayo. The wine was OK, but the atmosphere really made it.
    On the way back we had a great karaoke session and then stopped at the Golden Gate Bridge for a final photo stop.
    Written September 28, 2022
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  • Nicola S
    2 contributions
    We had a great day with Jeffrey who made the tour so enjoyable with his great sense of humour and in depth knowledge. Highly recommend doing this tour!
    Written September 30, 2022
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  • Heather K
    3 contributions
    Anthony was an amazing guide, very knowledgeable and entertaining. Picked up and dropped off right at our hotel. Was an amazing day and loved the small group!
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Evelyn A
    Tampa, FL3 contributions
    Our day tour was amazing!! Rolando is the best tour guide we could ask for! Very informative and was able to get 2 shots of the Golden Gate Bridge.
    Written September 19, 2022
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  • Linda
    Post Falls, ID1 contribution
    Parker was knowledgeable, an excellent driver and made our experience enjoyable. It was a long day for him and he was there for us all.
    Written September 28, 2022
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  • Darren Hope
    Stoke-on-Trent, UK1 contribution
    Sausilito is beautiful,Muir Woods is stunning but the biggest gem was Brendan our tour guide/driver who took us around various places of interest first.His wealth of knowledge about San Francisco is amazing.I would urge anyone to book this trip.Fantastic day.
    Written September 26, 2022
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  • Randy G
    Overland Park, KS7 contributions
    Rolando was a fantastic guide! This tour gives a great glimpse at some key landmarks around the Bay Area. We even got a chance to see the Golden Gate Bridge while Karl stepped away for an early lunch. 😉
    Written September 28, 2022
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  • travelfun2468
    Portland, OR2 contributions
    Good Itinerary and tour guide ... nice bus even if the seats were really close together with very little leg room! Enjoyed all the stops, wish we had more time in Carmel maybe less in Monterey. Highly recommend this tour!
    Written September 11, 2022
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  • lisa a
    3 contributions
    We had an excellent guide called Phil who was super knowledgable and fun. The only downside, and my group all agreed, was the timing. Too long at Muir Woods, not long enough in Sonoma, and the wineries were fairly mediocre, though very pretty.
    Written September 20, 2022
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