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Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San FranciscoDay Trips

Yosemite National Park - Full Day Tour from San Francisco

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Visit Yosemite National Park on this day trip from San Francisco. Upon arrival in the state's most famous national park have lunch (own expense) or skip straight to the park to begin exploring. Follow your guide bus tour of the area and discover the park's charms on your own during your visit. Pickup from select San Francisco hotels is included.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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

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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Small Group Yosemite and Giant Sequioas in a Day Tour from San FranciscoDay Trips

Small Group Yosemite and Giant Sequioas in a Day Tour from San Francisco

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Travel by minibus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park on a small-group day trip to one of the most visually stunning places on earth—considered the crown jewel of America’s national parks. This full-day itinerary takes you through the orchards of the Central Valley to Yosemite Valley, stopping first for a stroll through a grove of giant sequoias. Find plenty of photo ops of Half Dome, El Capitan, and Yosemite Falls. Numbers are limited to 15 passengers to ensure a personalized experience with your knowledgeable guide.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San FranciscoDay Trips

Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco

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Discover the rugged beauty of the Sierra Nevada on this full-day trip to Yosemite National Park from San Francisco. Travel aboard a comfortable van through historic Gold Rush towns to reach the park, where you’ll be amazed by supersized natural wonders like Yosemite Falls and the granite cliffs of Half Dome and El Capitan. Take a hike among ancient sequoia trees, and enjoy several hours to explore the park’s wonders on your own.
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  • 14 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 14 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods and Sausalito Day TripDay Trips

Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods and Sausalito Day Trip

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Experience some of the Bay Area’s top attractions on this Alcatraz and Muir Woods tour that also includes a stop in Sausalito. At Muir Woods National Monument, stare in wonder at the coastal redwoods, some of the tallest trees on Earth. Soak up the charm of seaside Sausalito, and experience Alcatraz in one of two ways—admission to the prison, which includes the ferry ride to Alcatraz Island and the audio tour.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures

San Francisco City Bus Tour: 10 Stops with Sausalito Ferry Cruise (8 PAX Max)Day Trips

San Francisco City Bus Tour: 10 Stops with Sausalito Ferry Cruise (8 PAX Max)

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The Most Comprehensive 10 Stop, 35+ Attractions tour of San Francisco is smartly confined into five interesting hours. This tour is unique in that our groups are incredibly small. This is the best SF Bus Tour during COVD-19. Start at: Ferry Building Lombard Street (downhill walk) Chinatown Grace Cathedral (Go inside) Cable Car Barn Museum (Museum Tour) City Hall Building Alamo Square Park Golden Gate Park Japanese Tea Garden (Fee not incl.) DeYoung Museum Lookout Tower Golden Gate Bridge Sausalito (Time for lunch, shopping and exploring) Ferry Cruise back to San Francisco Customers of our tour, generally, likes/wants: *Red carpet-like services when traveling. *Definitely no walking up any hills. Our tour only has downhill walks. *Able to leave their personal items onboard tour van. *Doesn’t want to shuffle buses or hail their bus during tour *Wants their bus to stay with them at each stop. *Definitely does NOT want to be on a 60+ passenger bus *Loves only 8 passengers on the tour
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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

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 with an informative guide to stare up in wonder at the towering redwood trees. Then you'll visit three wineries, with wine-tasting 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 lunch option.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

The Ultimate Day in the Bay Including Muir WoodsDay Trips

The Ultimate Day in the Bay Including Muir Woods

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Enjoy an introduction to San Francisco on this excursion that includes a trip across San Francisco Bay to Muir Woods National Monument. You are driven around the city to see its diverse neighborhoods and geography, stopping several times for photo ops. At Muir Woods, admire the towering redwood trees, and visit the waterfront town of Sausalito for lunch (own expense).
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the Beaches and MoreDay Trips

Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the Beaches and More

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From the Hollywood sign to the celebrity mansions of Beverly Hills, Los Angles 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 Santa Monica Pier to the Sunset Strip—so that you don't need to worry about missing a thing.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Palm Springs and Outlet Shopping Day Trip from Los AngelesDay Trips

Palm Springs and Outlet Shopping Day Trip from Los Angeles

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Discover all that Palm Springs has to offer, including stunning desert scenery, luxe celebrity homes and high-end shopping, during this 12-hour day trip from Los Angeles. Ascend into the mountains above town on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, enjoying the amazing landscape below. Then check out the unique flora and fauna at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Finish your day by admiring the exclusive celebrity homes along El Paseo and search for a few designer bargains at the Desert Hills Premium Outlets. Your trip also includes transport by air-conditioned coach, a guide, Palm Springs city tour, and entrance fees.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Santa Barbara, Solvang and Hearst Castle Day Trip from Los AngelesDay Trips

Santa Barbara, Solvang and Hearst Castle Day Trip from Los Angeles

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Explore the incredible scenery and fascinating history along the Southern and Central California coast on this 12-hour day trip from Los Angeles. Enjoy one of the world’s most picturesque oceanfront drives as you head north, stopping first at Santa Barbara to visit its harbor, gorgeous beaches and historic Spanish Mission. Then see Solvang, a Danish-themed town near Santa Barbara. Finish the day with a visit at the sprawling Hearst Castle, constructed by famed publisher William Randolph Hearst. Your California coastal day trip also includes coach transport, live on-board commentary and Hearst Castle admission.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Napa and Sonoma Wine Country - Full Day Tour from San FranciscoDay Trips

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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Los Angeles and Hollywood Grand City Tour from San DiegoDay Trips

Los Angeles and Hollywood Grand City Tour from San Diego

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Let Five Star Tours be your guide in this amazing trip for one of the most important cities around the world : Los Angeles ! Nicknamed “City of Angels” or also known as the “Entertainment Capital of the World” this city has a lot of charming places like the Downtown, China Town, Farmers Market, the Griffith Observatory and much more where we will be able to make several stops to explore and enjoy our visit. We will go through the historical center of movies and “stars;” the famous Hollywood. There we will be forced to stop at important landmarks such the walk of fame, Kodak theater, Hollywood sign, Rodeo Drive, Melrose and Sunset Strip. Feel the stars on the air and come with us trough this unforgettable experience !!
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour from San FranciscoDay Trips

Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour from San Francisco

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Visit some of the top wineries in Napa and Sonoma counties on this private wine tour from San Francisco. Traveling by private vehicle with your own chauffeur, you'll discover the best of California wine country as you enjoy wine tastings at select wineries. When booking, select the option that suits your group size. Because this is a private tour, your itinerary can be customized.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

San Diego Day Trip from Los AngelesDay Trips

San Diego Day Trip from Los Angeles

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Discover the sun-drenched city of San Diego on a one day trip from Los Angeles, spending 13 hours exploring the city's top historic and scenic sights. Check out the coastal area of La Jolla, step on board the aircraft carrier USS Midway and explore the beautiful surroundings of Coronado Island. You'll also have time to wander through the Old Town of San Diego and shop for souvenirs at the Bazaar Del Mundo, a market offering goods from around the world. This Los Angeles to San Diego excursion also includes coach transport and live commentary during your visit.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Yosemite One Day Trip 4 Hours in Park by Train and BusDay Trips

Yosemite One Day Trip 4 Hours in Park by Train and Bus

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Reach Yosemite easily from the Bay Area on this small-group tour from San Francisco. Avoid the cost of a rental car; you'll travel by bus and train to the park, where entrance fees are included and you'll be provided with a written tour guide. You can use your four hours there however you like, exploring at your leisure, before your return transportation.
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  • 15 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 15 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Napa Valley Wine Train from San Francisco: Gourmet Lunch, Wine Tasting and Vineyard TourDay Trips

Napa Valley Wine Train from San Francisco: Gourmet Lunch, Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour

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Ride the Napa Valley Wine Train, enjoy a gourmet lunch, and tour a vineyard on this tour from San Francisco. Travel through scenic wine country on this antique train, passing through Yountville, Rutherford, Oakville and St Helena as you dig in to a 3-course meal. Disembark at Grgich Hills Estate, Charles Krug Winery or Raymond Vineyards to receive a guided tour and taste the wines for which Napa is famous.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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Small-Group Yosemite Tour from San FranciscoDay Trips

Small-Group Yosemite Tour from San Francisco

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Known for its steep granite cliffs, waterfalls, towering sequoia groves, and diversity of wildlife, Yosemite National Park is something you don’t want to miss. On this day trip limited to just 20 people, you can leave the logistics to a tour guide so all you have to do is enjoy a small-group experience in the great outdoors. You have both guided sightseeing and free time, ensuring you see the UNESCO World Heritage Site’s major attractions, like Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, and Yosemite Valley, with the chance to explore more of the park however you wish.
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Ensenada Coastal Tour from San DiegoDay Trips

Ensenada Coastal Tour from San Diego

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Add some south-of-the-border fun to your San Diego visit with this 10-hour day trip to Mexico’s Ensenada coast. Drive along the cliff-lined coast of the Baja Peninsula, admiring the vibrant-blue Pacific and rolling hills. You’ll soon reach Ensenada, the area’s third-largest city, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour of landmarks like the Civic Plaza, Riviera del Pacifico resort area and Bodegas de San Tomas winery. After an included Mexican lunch, enjoy free time to wander this charming city on your own. A guide and round-trip hotel transport are also included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour Including Custom ConciergeDay Trips

Private Sonoma and Napa Wine Tour Including Custom Concierge

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Enjoy a seamless, stress-free way to explore Napa and Sonoma—and leave the driving to someone else as you indulge in multiple wine tastings—on this private day trip from San Francisco. Meet your driver in the morning, hop aboard your luxury vehicle, and head into wine country. Upon arrival, visit multiple wineries, and enjoy in-depth tours and tastings (additional expense) before returning to the city.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Silicon Valley 1-Day Tour from San FranciscoDay Trips

Silicon Valley 1-Day Tour from San Francisco

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Gain in-depth knowledge on the history and culture of California's Silicon Valley during this full-day tour from San Francisco. With round-trip transportation provided, you'll be able to skip traffic and navigation and simply enjoy the experience. Visit the tech giants of Google, Facebook, and Apple as well as their modest starting points and learn about their rise through insightful guided commentary.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Napa Valley Wine Train: Castle Winery TourDay Trips

Napa Valley Wine Train: Castle Winery Tour

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There are so many stories between the rows and rows of vines of the Napa Valley, but perhaps none as fascinating as the passion project of Dario Sattui, 4th generation winemaker and owner of V. Sattui Winery. After a gourmet lunch aboard the Wine Train, indulge in a private tour and tasting at the meticulously constructed Castello di Amorosa, a 13th-century medieval Tuscan castle and winery.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Muir Woods Expedition Tour of Coastal RedwoodsDay Trips

Muir Woods Expedition Tour of Coastal Redwoods

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Experience the majesty of Northern California’s Coastal Redwood Sequoia trees at Muir Woods. This half-day tour takes visitors to some of the Bay Area’s most peaceful spots. Spend 1.5 hours beneath some of the tallest Redwood trees in the world, take a short hike, or just enjoy the views. Then stop for lunch in Sausalito and opt to take the scenic ferry ride back to the city, or be driven across the Golden Gate Bridge. Ideal for visitors looking to get out of the city and spend some relaxing time in the forest.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Universal Studios Hollywood with TransportDay Trips

Universal Studios Hollywood with Transport

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Enjoy thrilling rides and blockbuster shows as your favorite movie and TV moments come to life at Universal Studios Hollywood, thanks to this admission pass and transport to the park. See how movies and TV shows are made on a behind-the-scenes studio tour, and experience dozens of rides based on film and TV favorites like Transformers, The Simpsons, and more. Thanks to the included transport, you can also skip public transportation and pricey parking fees, and even upgrade to include round-trip transport direct from your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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