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    Napa River History Kayak Tour

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    Wake up and smell the grapes...and more! On this tour, you'll paddle through both the calm waters and the rich history of the Napa River. You'll be accompanied by an experienced and friendly guide, a Napa native who is passionate about the river and, of course, the history of Napa Valley. You'll also take in stunning views of Napa's countryside, with a variety of lush plants and exciting wildlife, as well as looks at some of the historic sites from the stories told by your guide, including buildings damaged by the Napa earthquake. This is one tour you absolutely don't want to miss-- so sign up today, and take a plunge into Napa's history!
    Napa River History Kayak Tour

    580 Main St, Napa

    • Paddle your way through the rich history of Napa on an all-levels-welcome kayak tour
    • Enjoy an intimate view of the little known and rich history of the Napa Valley, led by a Napa native who is passionate about the river
    • Learn about the Napa Valley wine culture, look out for local wildlife, and visit some important local historical sites
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    City and Muir Woods Tour

    Did you leave your heart in San Francisco? Maybe you'll find it while traveling around the city and the Muir Woods on this tour! A professional tour master will pick you up in a private, upscale vehicle, and lead you on your own personalized adventure. During this tour you will visit historical sites, discover gorgeous architecture, and enjoy breathtaking views. You'll spend time walking through the incredible Muir Woods, in the shadow of some of the oldest and tallest trees in the world. Possible stops include Muir Woods, Golden Gate Bridge, Treasure Island, Hayes Valley, Union Square, Barbary Coast, Little Italy, and Twin Peaks. Don't miss out on the best that the city has to offer! And just think of how jealous your friends will be when the see the Snapchats.
    City and Muir Woods Tour

    268 Bush St, San Francisco

    • Explore the natural wonders of the redwoods, as well as the history and beauty of the city of San Francisco
    • Learn the area's rich history from an experienced guide while viewing the city's most significant landmarks
    • Enjoy the incredible artists' enclave of Sausalito, home to the most houseboats you've ever seen
    • See Muir Woods, Haight Ashbury, Twin Peaks, the Golden Gate Bridge, and so much more!
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    San Francisco, Muir Woods, and Sausalito Tour

    If you're the indecisive kind, exploring a new city is always a major struggle. You never know where to begin and what to prioritize! Well, ditch the stress and let A Taste of San Francisco & Beyond take the reigns! You'll be picked up at your hotel in the morning and will travel in a comfortable, luxury vehicle with your friends and family, maybe a few friendly strangers, and, of course, your entertaining tour guide! Enjoy a narrated and scenic drive around San Francisco and then cross the Golden Gate Bridge to explore the Giant Coastal Redwoods at Muir Woods! You'll also marvel at the breathtaking views from Sausalito's picture-perfect waterfront. Along the way, your guide will give you the inside scoop on this one-of-a-kind tourist destination. At the end of your 8-hour tour, you'll feel historically and culturally enriched!
    San Francisco, Muir Woods, and Sausalito Tour

    435 23rd St, San Francisco

    • Enjoy a narrated and scenic tour around San Francisco, across the Golden Gate Bridge, and into the Muir Woods
    • Relish the picture perfect views from Sausalito's famous waterfront
    • Allow your knowledgeable, friendly tour guide to show you the best of the city
    • Get the best of both worlds on this comprehensive combo tour
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    Historical Castro Tour

    In terms of historical significance, the Castro neighborhood is, simply put, HUGE. On this tour, you'll see firsthand where much of the modern LGBTQ equality movement was born! This comprehensive, 2-hour tour covers the historic, diverse, and colorful sites of The Castro neighborhood, going all the way back to the area's rich Gold Rush history. As you make your way through the area, you'll travel forward through history to the Civil Rights Movement, the election of Harvey Milk, the unveiling of the Rainbow Honor Walk and more! Along the way you'll visit interesting locations like the Pink Triangle Memorial Park, the famous Castro Theatre, Harvey Milk's former residence and campaign headquarters, and several local art murals! If you're looking for a way to celebrate the diversity of San Francisco, look no further!
    Historical Castro Tour

    928 Harrison St, San Francisco

    • Take a guided, walking tour the Castro neighborhood, one of the most historically significant locations in the US
    • Celebrate San Francisco's leading role in the LGBTQ rights movement with insights and stories shared by your guide
    • See significant landmarks, such as Harvey Milk's former home and campaign headquarters, the famous Castro theatre, local mural art, and more
    • Gain a deeper understanding of this pivotal place and take back knowledge that you'll want to share
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    A Taste of Japantown

    Visit San Francisco's culturally rich Japantown and discover its unique culinary offerings on this San Francisco food tour. You'll take an afternoon walk through the neighborhood with an epicurean concierge, who will be on hand to help guide your palate and share must-try treats. Your guide will also share the historical relevance of San Francisco's Japantown, one of only three remaining Japanese neighborhoods in the United States, while you take in the sights, smells and sounds of this bustling area. On this San Francisco walking tour of Japantown with a local food guide - your epicurean concierge - discover neighborhood 'secrets' often missed by rushed visitors. Hear stories from shop owners; taste delicious specialties made with authentic Japanese ingredients; visit several food shops and Japanese markets; and learn about the history and culture of this unique American neighborhood.

    Your 6-7 tastings may include onigiri (traditional rice balls), Osaka-style okonomiyaki (Japanese pizza), red-bean-filled taiyaki (a type of cake) from a local coffee shop, savory salads from a specialty food market, mochi (a rice cake) from one of the last remaining manufacturers in the US, a creamy sweet-potato latte, or a Japanese tea tasting inside an omiyage shop. The tour will end with a masala dosa and chutney tasting.

    You'll leave Japantown with a full belly and a newfound appreciation of a lesser-known San Francisco neighborhood.
    A Taste of Japantown

    1610 Geary Blvd, San Francisco

    • Visit San Francisco's culturally rich Japantown on a food tour and discover its unique culinary offerings
    • Take an afternoon walk through the neighborhood with an epicurean concierge and enjoy six to seven unique cultural food tastings
    • Learn about the historical relevance of San Francisco's Japantown and take in the sights and smells of the area
    • Hear stories, visit food shops and markets, and uncover some delicious neighborhood secrets
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    Sonoma County Brewery Bike Tour

    Sonoma County's claim to fame might be wine, but the region also boasts some celebrated breweries that are worth a visit. On this fun, scenic bike tour through Santa Rosa and Sebastopol, admire the beautiful scenery up close as you cruise from brewery to brewery and enjoy three craft beer tastings, the perfect refreshment to break up your ride. You'll learn all about the history of beer brewing in this region from your expert guide. Your Sonoma County brewery tour starts in historic downtown Santa Rosa at 10:30am. After picking up your bike and helmet, your guide will provide a brief safety orientation so every rider feels ready to conquer the road, regardless of experience level. Following your guide, embark on an easy to moderate ride through Sonoma County's scenic landscapes dominated by rolling hills, vineyards and quaint city streets filled with history. Visit Russian River Brewing Company, where you'll sip on one of their signature specialties: a California- or Belgian-style ale or a barrel-aged beer. Hop back on your bike and head to nearby Sebastopol for a visit to HopMonk Tavern, housed in a historical building more than 100 years old. Enjoy the weather as you chat with your fellow travelers over a beer in the outdoor beer garden. If time allows, you'll also visit Ale Works, which strikes a notable balance of traditional and experimental brewing styles. Savor your last beer here before enjoying a scenic ride back to your original departure point.
    Sonoma County Brewery Bike Tour

    Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa

    • Bike through Sonoma County's rolling hills, vineyards, and quaint city streets
    • Cruise Santa Rosa and Sebastopol, admiring the beautiful scenery up close
    • Visit three breweries to enjoy refreshing craft beer tastings
    • Learn all about the history of beer brewing in this region from an expert guide
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    Yosemite Hotel Tour (Yosemite Lodge at the Falls)

    Is it our dream to end a rigorous day of hiking next to the hearth of a giant fireplace? Do you prefer to cozy up to sheets rather than inside the cocoon of a sleeping bag? Get all the sights, hikes, and fresh air without the grit of camping at one of Yosemite’s two centrally located hotels. Get ready to wake up and explore the beautiful wilderness right outside your front door! We offer door to door service, directly from San Francisco to your stay in the heart of Yosemite Valley. Enjoy a scenic, narrated drive through the Central Valley, into historical California Gold Country, and through the winding road through the stunning rock cliffs of Yosemite. Enjoy an experiential tour, lead by the experienced guide, through the outlying areas of the part that many tourists miss. Beyond the valley, you will take a trip to the awe-inspiring Glacier Point* and enjoy a hike among the Giant Sequoias*. Your guide will stop at iconic spots along the way so you can take pictures at Tunnel View and take in the breathtaking spectacles of Half Dome, El Capitan, Bridalveil Falls, and more!
    Yosemite Hotel Tour (Yosemite Lodge at the Falls)

    2095 Jerrold Ave., San Francisco

    • Spend two full days exploring the wonders of Yosemite with an overnight stay at your choice of hotel accommodation (subject to availability).
    • Take in stunning sights such as El Capitan, Half Dome, Bridalveil Falls, Tunnel View, and Glacier Point
    • Enjoy an experiential tour, lead by the experienced guide with transportation to/from Yosemite in biofueled mini-coach
    • Complimentary pickup/dropoff from your San Francisco hotel
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    City Tour

    Did you leave your heart in San Francisco? Maybe you'll find it while traveling around the city on this tour! A professional tour master will pick you up right outside your hotel in a private, upscale vehicle, and lead you on your own personalized adventure. During this tour of the city, you will visit historical sites, discover gorgeous architecture, and enjoy breathtaking views. Possible stops include the Golden Gate Bridge, Treasure Island, Hayes Valley, Union Square, Barbary Coast, Little Italy, and Twin Peaks. Don't miss out on the best that the city has to offer! Just think of how jealous your friends will be when they see the Snapchats.
    City Tour

    268 Bush St, San Francisco

    • Explore the wonders, history, and beauty of the city of San Francisco
    • Learn the area's rich history from an experienced guide while viewing the city's most significant landmarks
    • Enjoy the incredible artists' enclave of Sausalito, home to the most houseboats you've ever seen
    • See Haight Ashbury, Twin Peaks, the Golden Gate Bridge, and so much more!
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    Urban Jungles and City Heights

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    Let loose your inner mountain (wo)man without ever leaving the city limits! Experience San Francisco's stunning combination of nature and architecture with a 3 hour, 5 mile hike. Get your blood pumping as you ascend the 200+ stairs of Pemberton Place. Embrace your inner koala in the hidden eucalyptus forest behind Sutro Tower. And if you're feeling brave, soar down the Seward Street Slides. You'll get a unique workout while you learn about San Francisco's hidden treasures and compelling local history. Soak in panoramic views of Golden Gate Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and downtown SF from Tank Hill. Begin your journey today!
    Urban Jungles and City Heights

    429 Castro St, San Francisco

    • Discover the natural and manmade beauty of San Francisco on a guided urban hike
    • Summit peaks, bushwhack through unmarked hiking trails, and wander ghost streets and alleyways
    • Combine good old fashioned exercise with a unique historical tour
    • Go behind the scenes and beyond the streets for an exciting new look at the city
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    Big Sippin' in Soma Brewery Tour

    Did you know that SOMA stands for Stouts, Outstanding Malts, and Ales? No? Well, maybe that's because it doesn't -- but after this tour you'll think that that's what it should stand for! This incredible SOMA Beer Crawl is a tour-party combo, where you'll receive both a craft beer education and many generous samples of unique local beer! On the tour you'll visit at least three breweries and tap rooms. You'll learn about their contributions to the craft beer scene, the inspiration behind the beers, and what goes into the beer-making process. As you pass from one tap room to another, your guide will vividly describe SOMA's entertaining past, including its brewing history. Along the way you'll make new friends, learn about the area, get a little tipsy, and have a ton of fun! Join the fun and raise a glass!
    Big Sippin' in Soma Brewery Tour

    1785 Fulton St, San Francisco

    • Visit classic San Francisco craft beer joints and get a taste of what's going on in the city
    • Follow your experienced tour guide through SOMA, past historical buildings, and to brewery after brewery
    • Down samples of amazing local beer with newly-made friends
    • Learn about SOMA, the heart of San Fran's pre-prohibition brewing industry
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