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VELTRA San Francisco Top 10 Things to Do
Find must-do activities in and around San Francisco that will make your next trip memorable! Visit iconic San Francisco attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Chinatown. Immerse yourself in nature at Muir Woods or Yosemite National Park. Try new cuisine at Mission District and local wines at Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Discover marine life at Aquarium of the Bay and contemporary art at de Young Museum and SFMoMA.
Make sure to include these things to do in your itinerary!
1. Get a unique view of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge on a seaplane or helicopter flight
2. Take a ferry to Alcatraz Island and learn about the storied past of this prison island
3. Walk among the towering redwood trees at Muir Woods on a nature walk
4. Explore the wilderness at Yosemite and discover its famous natural wonders on a hike or camping trip
5. Browse collections of contemporary art at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) or at de Young Museum.
6. Try the famous Mission burrito and other local treats at Mission District
7. Taste locally produced wines and visit boutique wineries at Napa Valley and Sonoma County
8. Learn about the diverse marine life of California and meet sharks, otters, jellyfish and more at Aquarium of the Bay
9. Visit the oldest Chinatown in North America for a chance to try traditional tea and get your fortune read
10. Travel along the scenic coastline and spend a day at Monterey and Carmel
19Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Walk the streets of San Francisco's oldest neighborhood & delight in artisan food & other local snacks. Strike a pose in front of the colorful street art & murals and visit the popular Dolores Park.

    USD89.00

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Get closer to nature as you cross the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods. Walk among thousand year old trees standing hundreds of feet high. Lastly, enjoy a drive through the scenic town of Sausalito.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD65.00

    Daily
    4 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Come along on a sightseeing bus tour from San Francisco to Monterey and Carmel by the Sea! Enhance your tour with admission to the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD79.00

    Daily
    11 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Discover the beautiful coastal redwoods of Muir Woods and then enjoy four different wine tastings and winery tours at local Napa and Sonoma Valley wineries.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD129.00

    Daily
    (morning)
  5. Enjoy the fun and excitement of a night-time Segway tour on this fully narrated evening gliding through Little Italy, Chinatown and the Embarcadero Waterfront.

    USD75.00

    Sun, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  6. Visit a mix of Napa Valley wineries, taste the finest local wines, enjoy lunch and shopping in Yountville and discover the amazing scenery of Napa Wine Country.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD105.00

    Daily
    8.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Explore the Mission District of San Francisco on a food tour featuring the flavors of the area and a sprinkling of culinary history and stories in between.
    Meal Provided

    USD84.00

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  8. Take in the scenery as you head north towards the lush wineries of Napa and Sonoma Valley. Discover three of the most exclusive wineries and have a taste of the locally produced wines as you go along.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD125.00

    Daily
    8 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Join an overnight adventure to visit Monterey and Carmel by the Sea with a one-night stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Monterey, just minutes from the famous Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf!
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD229.00

    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  10. Take to the skies on a San Francisco helicopter tour and fly over the city's most famous attractions like the Alcatraz, as your expert pilot shares all about this city by the bay.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD205.00

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. See and explore San Francisco like never before, from the Bay to the Ocean, on this half-day tour featuring lots of super sights! Cap off your experience with a scenic cruise around Alcatraz Island.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    USD91.00

    Daily
    5 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Walk through the halls of Alcatraz prison and learn the history behind this iconic landmark on a guided tour. Other tours and deals await your return to San Francisco with this all-inclusive combo.

    USD110.00

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. Experience convenient sightseeing with the Go San Francisco Card, an all-inclusive pass to the Bay's popular tourist attractions. Choose from a 1, 2, 3 or 5-day card and save up to 55% on admission.

    From USD79.00

    60%
    OFF
    Daily
  14. From the Bay to the Ocean, see San Francisco like never before on this half-day tour featuring lots of super sights and admission to the Aquarium by the Bay.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    USD87.00

    Daily
    4 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Get away from San Francisco for a full day trip to visit one of the great natural wonders of the world, Yosemite National Park and its spectacular valley.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD149.00

    Daily
    14 - 15.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Explore San Francisco's vibrant Chinatown and get a taste of authentic mooncakes and traditional Chinese tea. Then, head to North Beach for a slice of Italy and find out where known beat poets hang out.

    USD66.00

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (afternoon)
  17. See everything San Francisco has to offer! Visit 2 of the world's best modern art museums. Buy a 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus pass and get tickets to the Museum of Modern Art and the De Young Museum.
    Accessible

    USD94.99

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  18. Fly high over San Francisco and other nearby areas on a Seaplane Adventure! These unique tours depart from scenic Mill Valley with shuttle service from Pier 39.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD149.00

    Daily
    0.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Aquarium of the Bay General Admission Ticket
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    See San Francisco Bay's wide array of vibrant marine life at the Aquarium of the Bay. Stroll under clear tunnels as various species swim by and interact with sea stars and sharks at the touch pools.
    Accessible

    USD26.95

    Daily