Experience and explore the real San Francisco on our insider's tours. Eat like a local on our authentic San Francisco food tours in the Mission District, Chinatown, North Beach, Little Saigon, The Castro, Russian Hill, the Ferry Building and the Waterfront. Join an urban wine tasting tour, a pub tour in North Beach, or search for wild parrots on Telegraph Hill. Hear the earliest history of the city on a Mission walking tour or more recent historic events on the "Subversive History of the Mission Tour". From lifestyle tours in the historic Folsom District and the "Summer of Love Tour" in the old Haight Ashbury of the 60's, or a North Beach tour where the Beatniks ruled in the 1950's, we cover the many-layered history of San Francisco from the 49ers through the Gilded Age of the 1890's and today's new Gilded Age.Plan to visit Explore San Francisco and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended San Francisco attractions using our San Francisco road trip site.
We have worked with all the big names of the Bay Area corporate world and beyond and have done off-site events and team-building exercises from groups of 4 up to groups of 400. We offer substantial discounts to school groups of teachers or students. Big family events are always a blast, no matter what the event is and it doesn't matter how you define your family.
Join our enthusiastic and experienced guides for a run on the best trails that San Francisco has to offer. Our city runs meld the urban landscape with the natural beauty of the parks and coastal trails. The phenomenal ocean and bay views and sweeping vistas overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge are enhanced by the dramatic hilly terrain.
We also do tours out of the city, up and down the coast, on large coaches or on smaller shuttles. We can pick you up at the airport, get you to church, and take you shopping. Whatever activity you choose to utilize our services, rest assured that you will always have the best. The best guides, the best advice, the best time. Our goal is to show you the same city that we would show to our own visiting family and friends. Come Explore San Francisco with us.
Explore San Francisco Reviews
Michael and David were so nice and friendly! While the tour didn't seem too structured, they guided us to some very interesting and tasty spots in the Ferry Building, all the while making it fun... more »
Michael was so helpful and accomodating with our planning and great communication which hasn't always been our experience with other food tours. Terrific afternoon exploring the Mission District and..... more »
We took the Mission tour (not the food one but the regular one). And it was excellent! We lucked out in two regards. First, the other people on the tour canceled so we got a private tour. Also, we got Michael as our tour guide and he was AMAZING! we were already familiar with the Mission district but learned so much more with Michael who was friendly and had a wealth of knowledge. He also gave great restaurant recommendations. highly recommend!
I was handed a last minute request to change our company Holiday Party this last year. My directive was to find an event that was fun, interesting, local to San Francisco, and that fit my approved budget. I did a quick search and found Explore San Francisco. Michael and his team were amazing. They listened to my requests and budget issues and were able to craft a special walking food tour of Chinatown and North Beach that impressed and delighted all. I am so thankful to Explore San Francisco for making me look like a rock star to my co-workers. We will definitely be booking future tours for other teams. Thank you again for a wonderful experience.
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