San Francisco Things to do

San Francisco Things to do

No matter what time of year you visit San Francisco, you’ll be impressed by the variety of things to do. From Bay cruises to Alcatraz tours, exploring wine country and even walking through a redwood forest, San Francisco truly has it all. You won’t want to miss amazing sights like Lombard Street, Coit Tower, Chinatown, either. Of course, you’ll want to spend time at Fisherman’s Wharf, too, home to Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, and so much more. One thing is certain when you visit San Francisco—it’s sure to be a great time!

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Aquarium of the Bay

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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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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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
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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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
Maximize your vacation with a Go San Francisco® Pass. 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
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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

Skunk Train

San Francisco
The historic Skunk Train has journeyed through the redwoods of California since 1885. Riding through redwood groves, over scenic trestle bridges, through otherworldly tunnels, and into the heart of the Noyo River Canyon, the “Skunk” provides breathtaking views to its passengers. With five experiences to choose from, visitors have plenty of options to explore the Golden State’s beauty. Details
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Tours For A Lifetime Of Memories

We provide San Francisco Hop On Hop Off Tours to guests from all over the world. Founded in 2007, San Francisco Deluxe Sightseeing Tours has grown to be one of the five major sightseeing companies operating in San Francisco today. The company’s outstanding success is based on the concept of providing the highest level of customer service to each visitor during their stay in the city.

Our multilingual company staff has a minimum of three years of customer service experience; the company provides ongoing sightseeing Tour operation training for its employees. San Francisco Deluxe Sightseeing’s mission is to provide each customer with a unique sightseeing experience that reflects well on the reputation of this great city of San Francisco. We are the first San Francisco Sightseeing Tour to use Natural Gas Buses. Details
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The Sonoma County Pass allows guests a full day of delicious tasting at your choice of four locations. Enjoy tastings from award-winning wineries to renowned craft breweries and cideries to unique micro distilleries and more. Details
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
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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Experience the best of San Francisco with Big Bus Tours. The tour is an ideal way to sightsee while allowing you to explore San Francisco at your convenience through hop-on and hop-off locations. Explore all the key San Francisco highlights, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the Painted Ladies, and uncover the hidden gems of Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, and Haight Ashbury. Download the Big Bus app for real-time tracking to get the most out of Hop-On, Hop-Off. Details
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Snap photos of the urban skyline as you sail to beautiful landmarks that define The Golden City. On personal headphones, award-winning narratives tell the story of San Francisco’s culture, architecture, and natural history. This voyage takes you under both of San Francisco's iconic bridges, around Alcatraz, and by many other enthralling sites. Don’t miss Red and White Fleet's amazing Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise! Details
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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
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
Take in stunning views of the Bay City area with Unlimited Biking. Experience the city like never before on a gorgeous bike ride tour that begins at Ghirardelli Square and ends in Sausalito. The three-hour small tour takes through the hills of Fort Mason, the Marina District, and Crissy Fields, and then up to the Golden Gate Bridge, the Marin Headlands, and down into Sausalito. Details
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Fly high above the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco in this 30-minute tour in the air. From downtown San Francisco to Alcatraz, you’ll gaze at all of the legendary landmarks while relaxing in a secure and exhilarating seaplane. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture these unique memories. Where else can you take a picture from above the Golden Gate Bridge? Details
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Soar high above the gorgeous San Francisco coastline in a 45-minute flight. You’ll see all of the major landmarks and iconic attractions including the Golden Gate Bridge, the majestic redwoods of Muir Woods, AT&T Park, Alcatraz, and so much more. This is the best way to see the city in all its glory. Reservations are recommended. Minimum of 2 passengers per flight. Details
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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. Details

Museum of 3D Illusions

San Francisco
Get your gears turning at the interactive Museum of 3D Illusions in San Francisco! Featuring tons of exhibits that play with your perception, you will have a chance to be creative with photography like never before; so be sure to bring a camera! This experience is an opportunity to make memories that will last a lifetime with friends and family. Details
Ready to see a bird’s eye view of San Francisco? This coastal tour from the sky offers guests the opportunity to see the Golden Gate Bridge, downtown San Francisco, AT&T Park, Alcatraz, Pt. Reyes Lighthouse, and so much more all from the air! There’s no better way to tour the beautiful San Francisco scenery. Reservations are recommended to secure your flight and spot. Details
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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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Are you looking to explore the best of San Francisco? If so, reserve a convenient all-day bike rental and you can easily see the best of the City by the Bay. Highlights include panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge as well as Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, North Beach, and much more. Everything is provided with your reservation including a helmet, full-color coded map with key attractions, basket, and bike lock. Details
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San Francisco is an ideal town for biking! As a result, an all-day e-bike rental makes it easy for you to explore the City by the Bay. In addition to your bike, your rental includes a helmet, color-coded map, basket, and bike lock. Details
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SeaQuest Folsom

San Francisco
Are you ready for an exciting journey around the planet? Here at SeaQuest, we have over 20,000 square feet of adventure where you are invited to touch, feed & interact with animals from five continents, right here in Folsom, California! Details
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"Enjoy this 40 minute flight as the sun sets over the Bay Area of San Francisco. Passengers receive one of Northern California’s finest champagnes. This flight is the perfect way to romance a significant other and set up for a sumptuous meal in seaside Sausalito afterward." Details
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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