SF in a Nutshell: The Nuts and Bolts of the City

Union Square
What to expect
  • Discover the major events in San Francisco's history on an entertaining walking tour
  • Visit iconic sites like Maiden Lane, the gateway to Chinatown, and the memorial for the Fire of 1906
  • See breathtaking architecture and play fun games and answer trivia questions as you go
Get down to the brass tacks of San Francisco's history, from its boomtown birth to its current position as the 10th largest city in America. Hit on all the major topics, like the Gold Rush and the invention of Levi's jeans. You'll play "Rolling J's" in Haight-Ashbury, visit the stunning entrance to Chinatown, the Pagoda Gate, and visit Lotta's Fountain, a memorial to the fire of 1906. This isn't one of those tours where you follow along, eyes glazing over as you try to absorb dry facts and figures. Interactive fun is at the heart of the tour. You'll answer questions, play games, and laugh along the way. In just two hours, you'll get a fun and fascinating overview of 150 years of San Francisco's history.

Note: Food is not included in the tour, but the group will often stop for coffee or a snack mid-way. This tour runs in rain or shine. This tour avoids hills for those who want to keep it level, but there is one very slight incline in the middle of the tour. Exact meeting location will be provided upon confirmation.
Key Highlights
Price $30.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
Rating 9 positive reviews
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