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Top 12 Insider’s Picks in San Francisco – Fun SF Tours

Updated January 2016

If you’re planning a visit to San Francisco, here are 12 really great tours that you can take to see San Francisco and the Bay Area, including trips to Muir Woods, Napa Valley and Yosemite National Park. This is a perfect time to be in San Francisco.

Enjoy your moment of Zen – the 90-second video above shows the Golden Gate Bridge (one of the world’s top tourist attractions) with waves lapping on the shore. Take a moment to relax, sit back and visualize being there and consider taking one of these fun San Francisco Tours:

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Top 10 Fun Things To Do in San Francisco and the Bay Area

Fun San Francisco and Bay Area Sightseeing Tours & Day Trips – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Fun San Francisco and Bay Area Sightseeing Tours & Day Trips – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

There are so many fun things to do in San Francisco and the Bay Area – and any time of the year is a great time to visit. We put together a list of 10 fun sightseeing tours that you won’t want to miss, including popular San Francisco attractions and scenic one-day trips to Carmel and Monterey, Muir Woods, Napa Valley, Sonoma Wine Country, and Yosemite National Park.

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San Francisco Bay Luxury Cruise with Lunch for Viewing America’s Cup

Enjoy watching powerboats and sailboats on San Francisco Bay - Golden Gate Bridge - All Rights Reserved Love to Eat and Travel © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Enjoy watching powerboats and sailboats on San Francisco Bay © Love to Eat and Travel

What could be more exciting than taking a Luxury San Francisco Bay Cruise with America’s Cup Viewing during this summer’s America’s Cup races on San Francisco Bay.

Luxury yacht departs from Pier 3 on the Embarcadero. Cruise around the America’s Cup race course and past San Francisco’s scenic waterfront and famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz (the world’s most notorious prison) , AT&T Park (home to SF Giants), and Treasure Island. Sailing on San Francisco Bay is special any time, but even more so this summer during the America’s Cup Races – taking place through July, August and September 2013.

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Top 15+ Fun Things To Do in San Francisco – Now is a Great Time to Visit

September and October are great times to visit San Francisco – the cool summer fog is gone. And in nearby Sonoma and Napa Valley Wine Country, harvest season is in full swing. As locals, we love playing tourist for the day – the “city by the bay” and surrounding areas offer so many fun things to do and see. Here are a few suggestions for visitors and locals alike:

1. Take a fun Alcatraz and San Francisco City Tour. Book early because it sells out almost every day. Once an infamous Federal Penitentiary, Alcatraz (“The Rock” ) was home to Al “Scarface” Capone, George “Machine Gun” Kelly and Robert “The Birdman” Stroud.The “Cell Block” audio walking tours are fascinating. See famous waterfront views of San Francisco Bay and the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge. Visit fun local attractions, including Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, Victorian homes, North Beach… and more!

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The Most Beautiful Ferry Rides in the U.S.

 

San Francisco - Alcatraz Island, SF

Nothing like spending a day on the water!

Check out the Most Beautiful Ferry Rides in the U.S.

The picture above gives a clue as to one of the locations – can you guess the others?

The Most Beautiful Ferry Rides in the U.S.

 

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