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Unlock the magic of San Francisco

San Fran is the commercial hub of Northern California. Famous for its Golden Gate Bridge and cable cars, and Alcatraz Island, the city is home to a little bit of everything. It’s just as famous for its food trends and restaurants, some of the typical foods include bay shrimp, abalone and Dungeness crab.

Attractions in San Francisco

San Francisco Bay
The awe-inspiring backdrop to the sights and sounds of San Francisco.
Fort Point
Completed just before the American Civil War, this fort defended the Bay against hostile warships.
Golden Gate Bridge
This superlative piece of civil engineering is the most recognisable symbol of San Francisco, and an icon of the United States.
Palace of Fine Arts
Built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, this beloved iconic structure now hosts art exhibitions.
Golden Gate Park
The first place to host the World's Fair west of the Mississippi, the Golden Gate Park was the focal point of the San Francisco World Fair and remains at the enter of city life.
Alamo Square
Home to the historic Painted Ladies, you've probably seen this square on television.
Painted Ladies
These colourful Victorian homes are an icon of the city.
Union Square
This iconic plaza is the perfect place to indulge in a shopping spree.
Cable Cars
San Fran has the world's last manually operated cable car system - an old-fashioned ride with breathtaking views.
Chinatown
One of the largest Chinese communities outside Asia gives rise to San Fran's thriving Chinatown.
Coit Tower
An emblem of the city skyline, this 65 metre tower provides a 360 degree view of the city.
North Beach
The Little Italy of San Fran, North Beach hosts some fantastic Italian restaurants and is one of the city's best nightlife districts.
Fisherman's Wharf
A neighbourhood with Italian roots, this area has seafood restaurants aplenty.
Twin Peaks
These two hills offer stunning views of the city: you can even watch from above as the fog rolls in from the Pacific.
Alcatraz
Known as 'The Rock,' the island of Alcatraz was a maximum security prison between 1933 and 1963.
Muir Woods
Part of the Golden Gate Recreational Area, this breathtaking redwood forest is named in honour of the famous naturalist John Muir.
Sonoma County Wineries
Neighboring Napa, Sonoma County has equally famous wineries and appellations, including the Russian River Valley.
Napa Valley Wineries
With over 500 wineries, Napa County is by far California's best known wine county - and includes Napa Valley, Stag's Leap, Calistoga, and five other appellations.
Pacific Coast Highway
Celebrated as one of the world's most scenic drives, the Big Sur coastline is something to behold.
Monterey Bay
A beautiful bay about an hour's drive south of San Francisco - and a hotspot for marine mammals.
Cannery Row
A historic waterfront street in Monterey, with more than its fair share of excellent restaurants.
Lone Cypress
One of the most photographed trees in North America, the iconic Lone Cypress stands bravely on a granite outcrop along the Pacific Drive.
Pebble Beach
A small community of resorts and homes of the rich and famous, including Clint Eastwood and Condoleezza Rice.
Golf Course
Several amazing golf courses lie along the coast, including the oldest operating course in the Western United States.
Carmel Mission Basilica
A Roman Catholic mission church dating back to the 18th century.
17-Mile Drive
A scenic road through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove that is in itself one of the great attractions of the region.
Carmel by the Sea
Overlooking a beautiful beach, this small town is known for its natural beauty and rich artistic heritage.
Pacific Grove
Nicknamed 'America's Last Hometown,' this charming coastal city is known for its beautiful Victorian homes - and its annual deluge of Monarch butterflies.
Silicon Valley
Home to the tech giants, aspiring startups, cash-rich venture capital companies, and some of the country's most expensive real estate, Silicon Valley is a world unto itself.
Nob Hill
This affluent neighbourhood is one San Francisco's original Seven Hills.
Harvey Milk Plaza
As the gateway to the Castro and part of a large metro station, Harvey Milk Plaza can almost be missed but is an essential part of learning about San Francisco's story.
The Castro
Synonymous with the city's historic gay culture, The Castro is one of San Francisco's most colorful and vibrant neighborhoods.
Mission Dolores
San Francisco's oldest surviving building, Mission Dolores withstood the earthquake of 1906 and remains an active Catholic mission today.
Dearborn Community Garden
Covering less than a quarter of a block and easily missed, the Dearborn community garden is so popular that the seven year waiting list has been closed entirely.
Clarion Alley
The alley has had over 700 murals painted on it in its century spent exclusively devoted to supporting street artists, and receives over 200,000 visitors annually.
Valencia Street
Home to hipster eateries, lined with street art and bars filled with the newest craft cocktail, Valencia Street is the main drag for foodies and people looking for a local experience.
California Giant Redwoods
Giant redwoods - Sequoia sempervirens - are the surviving species of the Sequoia genus, which can reach astonishing heights of up to 375 feet.
Sausalito
In Marin County, the quaint town of Sausalito is lined with sidewalk cafes and paths along the water, across the bay from San Francisco.
Googleplex
The headquarters to Alphabet Inc is awash with primary colors - but don't be fooled by its simplicity. Many of the world's best minds work right here.
Facebook HQ
Located at "1 Hacker Way", the facebook "thumbs up" has become the iconic place to snap a picture, indicating you've visited Menlo Park.
Stanford University
Largely considered one of the top 5 universities in the country, Stanford University is a feeder of alumni into the tech giants and start ups of Silicon Valley.
Computer History Museum
Though in name it's another museum - the institution and its academics play a large role in global discussions on the role of computing and its impact on humankind.
Apple HQ Visitor Center
Visit "1 Infinite Loop" - home of Apple's headquarters. See their Visitor's Center, the Augmented Reality Experience, their flagship store, and the rooftop deck.
Market Street
Stretching three miles through the city, it’s the main thoroughfare through downtown and once used to be frequented by horse-drawn streetcars.
Ghirardelli Chocolate
Started by an Italian confectioner in San Francisco during the gold rush, Ghirardelli chocolate is a San Francisco institution and a must for all travelers.
Yerba Buena Gardens
YBG is a sprawling green space across several city blocks, which serves as a respite to the urban jungle which surrounds it.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is one of the largest art collections in the US and is a cultural hub for the West Coast.
Ferry Building Marketplace
Now a dedicated marketplace for local vendors, restauranteurs, and artisans, the Ferry Building Marketplace was once the thoroughfare for the ferry, which was the only way to access the city for travelers and commuters until the 1930’s.
Wine Making Process
Throughout your tour, your guide will explain the wine making process from planting through distribution, and the ways in which it differs around the world.
Sonoma Wine Country
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Tastings at 2 Sonoma Wineries
Sonoma County boasts over 250 wineries, who grow a wide range of white and red varietals, but are noted largely for their chardonnays, pinot noirs, and cabernet sauvignon grapes.
Tastings at 2 Napa Wineries
Known predominantly for their full-bodied cabernets and buttery chardonnays, Napa is full of producers who are constantly experimenting and further developing 'new world wine'.
Tesla Model X
Enjoy the lap of luxury with the buzz of 21st century technology, as you enjoy a day in Tesla's Model X.
California Chardonnay
After massive popularity for af ew decades, Chardonnay has gained a bad reputation of being 'buttery and oaky', and it's become trendy to dislike it. But keep an open mind as vintners continue to experiment with new flavor profiles for the grape.
Bordeaux style California reds
Bordeaux wines are always blends comprised of 6 grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot, and Carmenere. Bordeaux-style reds are typical of Northern California because of its' similarities in climate to Bordeaux.
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Spreckels Lake
Located in the Golden Gate Park, the lake is used for model yachting and is popular with people of all ages.
Hagiwara Japanese Tea Garden
Designed like a traditional Japanese garden, the area is one of the most unusual and popular in the park.
Murphy Windmill
A designated landmark in Golden Gate Park, the historic windmill was built in 1900 and functions.
Mission Dolores Park
One of the most popular city parks, Mission Dolores Park offers great panoramic views of the city.
Misión San Francisco de Asís
The first San Francisco designated landmark, Mission Saint Francis of Assisi is the oldest intact building in the City, dating back to the Spanish era
Empanadas and Pupusas
Time for a freshly made Latin-American empanada at Venga Empanadas or Salvadoran pupusa at Panchitas.
Women's Building
An institution in the Mission District, the Women's Building proudly features the MaestraPeace, one of San Francisco's largest and best known murals.
Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate is a small batch, bean-to-bar chocolate factory focusing on single origin cacao beans.
Tasting at a Taquería
The mission district offers several tantalizing locations from which to taste mouth-watering local fare - quesadillas, burritos, tacos, and taquitos to name a few.
Mexican sweet bread
The 24th street corridor offers the most beautiful examples of local Chicano public art, import stores, and authentic panaderías (Mexican bakeries), where you will have the chance to taste Mexican sweet bread.
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