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    Napa River History Kayak Tour

    Enjoy Napa Valley
    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!
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    San Francisco, Muir Woods, and Sausalito Tour

    A Taste of San Francisco & Beyond
    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!
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    City and Muir Woods Tour

    Left Coast Tours
    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.
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    Urban Jungles and City Heights

    Urban Hiker SF
    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!
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    City Tour

    Left Coast Tours
    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.
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    Big Sippin' in Soma Brewery Tour

    SF on Tap Tours
    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!
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    Alcatraz, Muir Woods, Giant Redwoods, and Sausalito Day Trip

    Contrast the brutal austerity of Alcatraz with the sheer beauty of Muir Woods and Sausalito on this enthralling day trip from San Francisco. It's a whole day of contrasts: from catching the ferry to Alcatraz Island and driving across the Golden Gate Bridge, to walking through a forest of giant redwoods and relaxing in the picturesque village of Sausalito. This enthralling day trip takes you across the Golden Gate Bridge for a view of San Francisco from Vista Point, then through the coastal mountains to the Bay Area's popular Muir Woods. This national monument is the site of a virgin forest of California Coast redwood trees, among the oldest and tallest on earth. Take the opportunity to roam through an ancient forest of giant redwood trees on your 75-minute visit of Muir Woods.Next, it's time to take a stroll along the waterfront of quaint Mediterranean-style Sausalito, considered the prettiest village in California. You'll have 30 to 45 minutes to browse, shop and take photos at your leisure in this picturesque artists' colony nestled on the northern shores of San Francisco Bay. You'll also go on a 90-minute bay cruise that sails under the Golden Gate Bridge and then circles Alcatraz twice allowing you to get up close and see every angle of this mysterious island. You'll hear chilling accounts of harrowing escape attempts by Alcatraz's notorious criminals as well as their descriptions of the brutality of life on the island. This special San Francisco bay cruise featuring sound effects and intriguing stories about Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, Clyde Johnson's Alcatraz escape attempt and many more, will take you back to the days when this maximum-security prison was the most feared institution in the American penal system.
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    Historical Castro Tour

    Extranomical Adventures
    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!
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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.
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    Yosemite Hotel Tour (Yosemite Lodge at the Falls)

    Incredible Adventures
    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!
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