San Francisco Things to do

San Francisco Things to do

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Aquarium of the Bay

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
From adorable river otters to green moray eels, you’ll discover the natural wonders of marine life at Aquarium of the Bay. With over 1000 aquatic animal species to see and learn about, this aquarium is ideal for all ages. Dive deep into the bay (without the diving, of course) to see the octopus, jellyfish, and more. A touch exhibit is available but remember to respect the marine life! Details
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$27.45 $19.45
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California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, San Francisco
Located in Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences offers a museum experience unlike any other in the world. Where else can you find an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum all in the same building? When inside, guests can explore a 4-story rainforest, waddle with penguins, learn about space, engage with interactive exhibits, and so much more. Details
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Experience the best of the Bay Area on the San Francisco City Sightseeing Hop on Hop off tour. Go at your own pace and visit 40+ stops at top San Francisco landmark and destinations. Travel around San Francisco in a comfortable open-topped double-decker bus for epic sightseeing and photo opportunities. Bring your camera, a sense of adventure, and comfortable walking shoes on this one-of-a-kind tour. Details
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$54.99 $51.62
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Bay City Bike Rentals & Tours

San Francisco, San Francisco
For the best views of San Francisco, hop on a bike! Choose the guided or self-guided bike tour that suits your interest and explore San Francisco at your leisure. Along the way, you’ll see landmarks and sites including Union Square, Golden Gate Park, Crissy Field, and the AT&T Ballpark where the San Francisco Giants play. Guided tours include knowledgeable, local tour guides who will show you the way. Details
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$55.00

Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Francisco

San Francisco, San Francisco
Home to more than 70 interactive exhibits, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium in San Francisco is sure to blow your mind. With 18 themed galleries, you’ll discover everything from shrunken heads to mind-bending illusions. Don’t miss the chance to experience Ripley's Marvelous Mirror Maze or Ripley's Impossible LaseRace during your visit, too, for even more odd fun! Details
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$23.00

California's Great America

San Francisco, San Francisco
Experience a full day of fun at California’s Great America. Home to Boomerang Bay waterpark, extreme thrill rides, and the Planet Snoopy kids area, there’s something for everyone at the theme park. For the ultimate thrill, go for a ride on the brand new single rail coaster, RailBlazer, or, choose from one or more of the other 63 rides. Don’t miss the arcade games, live entertainment, and special events all year long, too. Details
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$59.99 $39.00
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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

San Francisco, San Francisco
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom offers 135-acres of animal encounters, exploration, and adrenaline-pumping rides. Offering both a Land and Sea area of the park, guests are invited to discover more about the animal kingdom through up-close encounters, hands-on exhibits, and more. For thrill-seekers, the park offers 20+ thrill rides plus family-friendly attractions for the little ones. Details
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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord

Concord, San Francisco
Home to Northern California’s longest lazy river and more than 25 thrilling water attractions and 7 complexes, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord is the among the best waterparks in the state. Splash around in the four-story, Splashwater Island with more than 100 play features or get your heart racing from six stories high on the Break Point Plunge water slide. Choose your fun and splash away! Details
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$49.99 $44.99
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Escape From the Rock Cruise

San Francisco, San Francisco
Learn the infamous legends of Alcatraz escape attempts while cruising around Alcatraz Island, also known as “The Rock”. From Al Capone to Billy Cook the Killer, you’ll hear chilling tales about the most feared prison in the United States. The 90-minute cruise also includes views of the Golden Gate Bridge and other San Francisco sites. Details
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San Francisco Giants Oracle Park Ballpark Tour

San Francisco, San Francisco
Go on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Oracle Ballpark in San Francisco, CA, home of the San Francisco Giants. Take in the breathtaking Bay views while listening to your tour guide tell you all about the history of the team and stadium. You’ll visit the dugout, batting cages, clubhouse, and more. Along the way, you’ll also have the opportunity to see the World Series trophies and rings. Details
$22.00

Madame Tussauds San Francisco

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
Have you ever wanted to meet your favorite celebrities up close and personal? At Madame Tussauds, you can enjoy the next best thing — lifelike wax molds of popular celebrities. From Justin Bieber to Michael Jordan, all of the top celebrities are at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco. Come take pictures and pose with some of the world’s most famous celebrities. Details
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Adventure Cat Sailing Adventures

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
Looking for unparalleled views of San Francisco? Hop on a catamaran! Sail into the San Francisco Bay where you’ll take in beautiful views of Alcatraz Island, the San Francisco city skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge, scenic beaches, and more. Along the way, keep an eye out for sea lions, dolphins, and even a whale or two! Bring a light jacket and soft-soled shoes for your excursion. Details
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GoCar San Francisco

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
GoCar, the world’s first storytelling car, is the greatest way to experience and learn about San Francisco at the same time. GoCar shows you how to navigate through San Francisco while offering educational tidbits along the way. You can follow the guided map or make our own tour experience. Stop for pictures, see new sights, and discover San Francisco’s hidden treasures—it’s up to you! Details
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$63.00

San Francisco Bay Cruise Adventure

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
If you want to capture San Francisco’s picturesque views, landscapes, and sights with your camera, then you have to go on the San Francisco Bay Cruise Adventure. Perfect for photographers, families looking to create memories, and travel junkies, this cruise shows you everything the beautiful San Francisco Bay has to offer — from Pier 39 to the gorgeous skyline. Details
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$34.00

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Financial District, San Francisco
Dedicated to preserving art for future generations, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is filled with renowned exhibits and works of art. Recognizing all forms of art including media, film, paint, architecture, and more, SFMOMA features works by renowned, Bay area, and upcoming artists. With a growing collection of more than 30,000 masterpieces, this is a must-see San Francisco museum. Details
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$25.00

Muir Woods Tour of California Coastal Redwoods

San Francisco, San Francisco
Venture into the Muir Woods National Monument park and see the magnificent coastal redwood trees. These 1,000-year-old trees aren’t the only inhabitants of the park! You’ll also find plenty of wildlife here. Throughout the 3.5-hour tour, you’ll see sites such as the Golden Gate Bridge, the town of Sausalito, Mount Tamalpais, and more. Guests can choose from 3 different daily tour times. Details
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$69.00

Napa River History Tour

Napa - Sonoma, San Francisco
Embark on a kayaking tour along the blissful waterways of Napa Valley on this immersive tour of Napa Valley’s history. Along the way, you’ll meander past iconic sites and learn of their significance while also keeping an eye out for local wildlife such as birds, otters, and egrets. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore the waterways on your own. Details
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The San Francisco Dungeon

San Francisco, San Francisco
Embark on a 60-minute journey through San Francisco’s past in this interactive experience. You never know what will happen next as you interact with actors and visit different eras in San Francisco history. From the gold rush to Alcatraz, you’re in the middle of it all. Conclude your experience with the Escape Alcatraz Drop Ride. You’re not learning about San Francisco’s history — you are history! Details
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Muir Woods & Sausalito Half Day Tour

San Francisco, San Francisco
Experience the best of the Bay Area by walking amongst the towering redwood trees and down the charming streets of Sausalito. This half day tour brings you to the center of Muir Woods, just outside of San Francisco, where the ancient Redwood trees grow. Then, explore the seaside town of Sausalito on a narrated tour and a chance to discover the area on your own. Transportation is included. Details
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$79.00

Alcatraz Plus 2 Day Hop On Hop Off

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
Make the most of your time in San Francisco with this 2-day Hop-On, Hop-Off tour including time at Alcatraz Island. Discover the world’s most infamous prison through an audio tour. And, explore the Bay Area with 48 hours access to the city’s hop-on, hop-off bus tour! For even more fun, visit Madame Tussauds wax museum and take a biking tour around the city. Details
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California Sunset Cruise

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
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$80.00 $76.00
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Classic Cable Cars

San Francisco, San Francisco
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$75.00

Ferry Services

San Francisco, San Francisco
As the premier provider of ferry services on the San Francisco Bay, Blue and Gold Fleet provides ferry services to major landmarks and areas including AT&T Park, Sausalito, Angel Island, Harbor Bay, and more. Enjoy the convenient ferry travel along with spectacular sightseeing throughout the entire ride. Details
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$9.00

Go San Francisco® Multi-Attraction Card

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
Maximize your vacation with a Go San Francisco® Card. With ultimate savings on over 25 popular attractions, you have the flexibility to create your own itinerary and visit as often as you want! From a Wine Country tour to a cruise around the Golden Gate Bay and everything in between, this is the pass you want for the San Francisco vacation of a lifetime. You can’t beat savings and fun! Details
$195.00 $78.00
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Golden Gate Bay Cruise

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
This scenic boat tour departs from San Francisco’s historic fisherman’s wharf. Snap photos of the energetic waterfront, magnificent skyline and as you sail under the Golden Gate Bridge! The ship circles Alcatraz Island, cruises by the wildlife reserves of the Marin Headlands and many other fascinating sights. The history of the city is explained by award-winning narration the whole family will enjoy. Details
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$34.00 $30.00
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Madame Tussauds San Francisco + The San Francisco Dungeon Combo

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
Two attractions for the price of one! Meet the wax figures of your favorite celebrities at Madame Tussauds and then hear the stories of old San Francisco in the interactive San Francisco Dungeon. Both attractions provide visitors with a one-of-a-kind experience! From meeting San Francisco’s celebrities to hearing about the city’s infamous past, you don’t want to miss this much fun. Details
$30.00 $24.38
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Cruise down the legendary Highway 1 and see California’s unparalleled rugged coast. The entire 17-mile drive is jam-packed with jaw-dropping sights and landmarks including the Pacific Ocean, Carmel by the Sea, Silicon Valley, Monterey’s Cannery Row, Mission Carmel, Pebble Beach, and more. There’s no better way to experience California’s coast. Details
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$105.00

Muir Woods and Wine Country Day Tour

Golden Gate Bridge - Presidio, San Francisco
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. Did we mention the final stop at a local brewery too? Details
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$145.00

Napa and Sonoma World Class Wine Tour

Golden Gate Bridge - Presidio, San Francisco
Go beyond a typical wine tasting experience with this wine education tour through Napa and Sonoma Valley. In addition to wine tastings, guests will also have the opportunity to tour the winery and experience the wine-making process firsthand. Included in the experience is a picnic lunch at the Benziger Family Winery, tasting experiences around the valleys, and more. Details
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$189.00

San Francisco Brunch & Lunch Cruises

San Francisco, San Francisco
Soak in the San Francisco sun and renowned cuisine on a brunch and/or lunch cruise around the bay. Capture picture-perfect memories of San Francisco’s top landmarks, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, all from the comfort of a yacht while enjoying a 2-hour brunch/lunch buffet. Plus, with live music and additional entertainment, you’ll treasure your cruise memories for a lifetime. Details
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$106.75

San Francisco Dining Cruises

San Francisco, San Francisco
Indulge in a four-course dinner while cruising around the San Francisco Bay. From the comfort of your cruise ship, you’ll see the city skyline reflecting off the ocean as you pass by notable San Francisco icons such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, and more. Featuring an extravagant dinner, cocktails, and live music, you’ll never forget your San Francisco dinner cruise. Details
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$154.15
On this tour, guests have the opportunity to see all of the best San Francisco monuments, attractions, and sites. From the Golden Gate Bridge to Fisherman’s Wharf, the Pacific Ocean to Chinatown, there’s plenty of photo opportunities and site seeing along this 3.5-hour luxury motor coach tour. Tour guides will explain the history, stories, and meaning of each attraction while answer any questions. Details
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$59.00

San Francisco Multi-Attraction Explorer Pass®

San Francisco, San Francisco
Maximize your experience in San Francisco by visiting multiple attractions for one low price. The San Francisco Multi-Attraction Explorer Pass® helps you save up to 50% on 3, 4, or 5 popular attractions in the area. Whether you want to embark on a sightseeing tour, explore a museum, or immerse yourself in one of San Francisco’s top attractions, you can with this exclusive pass! Details
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San Francisco Party Cruises

San Francisco, San Francisco
Are you ready to party the night away in the San Francisco Bay? San Francisco Party Cruises include iconic landmarks and sights such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Pier 39 along with world-class entertainment and drinks. Choose from the Alive After Five or Social Sundays cruise for the ultimate party. We guarantee you’ve never experienced a happy hour quite like this. Details
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$35.00
See everything San Francisco has to offer in one tour! From the bustling city to the tranquil Muir Woods National Monument, you’ll have the opportunity to experience all aspects of San Francisco in one day. Stops and sites include the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, the ancient Redwood trees, Union Square, Sausalito, Nob Hill, and more. Tours must be combined same day for savings. Details
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The FLYER San Francisco

Pier 39 - Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco
Fly over San Francisco in this live-action, motion simulator ride. The Flyer combines computer-generated imagery with stunning special effects to simulate the feeling of flying. You’ll zoom through the angles of Lombard Street and soar high over the Golden Gate Bridge, all from the second level of Pier 39 above Hard Rock Cafe. Sit back, relax, and get ready to fly through San Francisco. Details
$25.00
Visit 2 of the most prized wine regions in Northern California — Napa and Sonoma Valley. Stopping at Madonna Estate, Sutter Home, and Sebastiani Vineyards, this wine tasting and estate tour allows guests to relax and take in the beauty of Northern California. Learn all about each estate while sipping on some of their prized wines. Tour cost includes wine tastings. Lunch cost not included. Details
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$135.00

Walt Disney Family Museum in Presidio

San Francisco, San Francisco
Discover more about the man behind the magic at the Walt Disney Family Museum. The 40,000 square-feet museum immerses visitors in the story behind Walt’s animation career, the origins of Disneyland, and the transformation of the entertainment industry through interactive exhibits, 200 video screens, and more. Take advantage of the daily screenings of Disney classics at the museum, too. Details
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$25.00

Yosemite National Park Day Tour

Golden Gate Bridge - Presidio, San Francisco
Your dream of exploring Yosemite National Park is about to come true. Enjoy a guided day tour through the magnificent natural wonder and experience the majestic waterfalls, stunning rock formations, and so much more. This is the perfect way to spend your day in California. Get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime at the beautiful Yosemite National Park. Details
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$159.00