San Francisco is one of the biggest, and hilliest, cities on the West Coast, so make it easy for yourself and see this magnificent city by bus. On this San Francisco Sightseeing Tour, you will spend one incredible day exploring San Francisco's major sites.
On this San Francisco bus tour, you will be able to hop on and off at any and all stops that interest you. Relax on board this comfortable coach and enjoy live commentary from an enthusiastic guide. Your knowledgeable guide will give you a thorough overview of San Francisco's fascinating history and will point out famous sites that you will pass throughout this San Francisco Bus Tour. There are two routes on this tour of San Francisco, and at each stop, you will have the option of getting off the bus and exploring the area.
Your comfortable double decker bus will take you to downtown San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, and several San Francisco highlights, including Chinatown, Union Square, Barbary Coast, Financial District, the Ferry Building, South of Market, City Hall, North Beach, Lombard Street, and Pier 39. Be sure to check out Fisherman's Wharf, where you can tour a number of great shops and even see some playful wildlife. Those guests looking to shop even more will be glad to visit Union Square, home to Macy's, Tiffany's, Neiman Marcus, Victoria's Secret and Saks Fifth Avenue.
No voyage to this amazing city is complete without seeing the Golden Gate Bridge. Your double decker bus will stop at South Vista Point, where you can hop off and walk across the 1.7 mile span of the Golden Gate Bridge. The bus continues to the Golden Gate Bridge Park, where you can visit such awesome sights as the Japanese Tea Garden, the De Young Museum, and the California Academy of Sciences. If you continue on this route you will also see the Haight Ashbury neighborhood, Alamo Square, the Civic Center, the Opera House, Union Square, Market Street, Chinatown, and more!
After this tour of San Francisco, you will have seen all of San Francisco's most popular attractions and you will be in the know about San Francisco's rich history and culture.
Please Note: There are 2 bus routes with varying schedules and tour durations. The Downtown (Red) Route runs hourly and it takes approximately 1 hour to complete the route without getting off. The Official City (Blue) Route runs every 30 minutes and it takes approximately 2 hours to complete the route without getting off. First and last tour times vary by route and will be detailed in your electronic ticket.
The Downtown (Red) Route includes the following stops:
The Official City (Blue) Route includes the following stops:
*The Pier 35 stop does not operate when a cruise ship is docked at Pier 35. The Golden Gate Park stop operates only on Sundays, and replaces the de Young Museum, Music Concourse Drive, and JFK Drive stops.
To see a map of the stops that are included in this tour, please CLICK HERE.
Reviewer: Christine Sixta
Great idea - our narrator was humerous and provided many stories about San Francisco. We got off at Union Square and ended up walking back to the Fisherman’s Wharf area and the ship.