Muir Woods and Sonoma Wine Country Tour in San Francisco, CA

Incredible Adventures765 Pennsylvania Ave.San Francisco, CA 94107
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Spend the day in absolute paradise by combining an excursion through the jaw-dropping Muir Woods with elegant wine tastings in Sonoma Wine Country. How could your day possibly be any better? You’ll experience the natural beauty of the Coastal Redwood trees and taste some of the best wine in the world all in a single day.

up to 10.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our San Francisco Travel Experts
  • Tour duration is approximately 10-11 hours, with hotel pickup between 8 am and 9 am.
  • 2 full flights of wine tastings in both Napa & Sonoma Valley are included in your tour price.
  • Tour includes over an hour and a half exploring the Coastal Redwoods in Muir Woods National Monument.
  • Lunch is not included. Please bring extra cash or pack a lunch.
  • Muir Woods entrance fee ($15) is not included.
  • Small group tour with a maximum of 13 passengers.


from Muir Woods and Sonoma Wine Country Day Tour
The day begins at 8:00 am, heading north across the Golden Gate Bridge, which offers sweeping views of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island, and the city skyline. We wind our way through the coastal mountains of the Marin Headlands and past Mt. Tamalpais (the highest point in the North Bay region) on our way to Muir Woods National Monument.

The coastal redwood is the tallest tree species in the world. These trees only thrive in Northern California and Oregon, due to the thick fog that blankets the west coast in the summer months. In 1908, Senator William Kent and his wife donated their land to the state, and President Theodore Roosevelt designated it as a federally protected area. Muir Woods National Monument is the only surviving stand of old-growth redwood forest in the Bay Area.

You will have 1 - 1 1/2 hours to wander amongst these towering giants. The sights, sounds, and smells of this living museum are sure to reconnect you with a natural world that was almost lost. The group will reunite before noon and travel to wine country, where we will spend the afternoon sampling fine Sonoma County wines. Taste a variety of white, red, and dessert wines at wineries such as Homewood, Larson, Cline Cellars, and Robledo, among others.

Stop for a picnic lunch at a winery, or grab a bite in the historic Sonoma town square. In the town square (time permitting), you will have a chance to see Mission San Francisco de Solano, the northernmost California mission, sample cheeses at Sonoma Jack's Cheese Factory, and peruse the boutique shops of this quaint downtown.

Traveling through wine country, you will see the beautiful valleys where fantastic wines have been produced since before California was a part of the Union. The landscape of rolling hills laced with rows of grapevines is impressive and provides a romantic backdrop for memorable photographs.

In the early evening, you’ll have a chance to explore beautiful bay-side Sausalito, a quaint and artsy town with *amazing* views of the San Francisco skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Angel Island!

The tour will end with a hotel drop-off at around 6:30 pm.

**Please note that due to conditions (special events, traffic) in Muir Woods and Wine Country and the small size of our vehicles/groups, we can allow our guides the flexibility to tailor your itinerary to best suit the needs of the group. While we guarantee that we’ll do our best to provide you with all of the highlights within this itinerary (conditions permitting), we do not guarantee them in this specific order. **

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Frequently Asked Questions about Muir Woods and Sonoma Wine Country Day Tour

How long is the tour?

The tour is approximately 10 hours long. Plan to spend the majority of your day on this tour excursion.

What should I bring on the tour?

It is suggested that all guests bring the following: - Photo ID for wine/beer tastings. Guests must be 21+ years old to participate. - Camera and charger - Cash for Muir Woods entrance fee, lunch, and additional purchases - Comfortable, sturdy walking shoes - Layered clothing - Sun block - Water bottle

What does the tour include?

The tour price includes: - Complimentary pick up/drop off at most San Francisco hotels - Full-time professional, knowledgeable guide - Transportation to/from Wine Country in a comfortable biofuel mini-coach - 2 full flights of wine tastings - Stop for lunch (price not included) - Narrated guided tour

What is not included in this tour?

This tour excludes the following: - Muir Woods entry fee of $15 (subject to change) - Meals - Gratuities