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San Francisco Open City Tour

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San Francisco City Loop One/Two Day Pass

Tour San Francisco on our San Francisco Open City Tour double-decker Hop On Hop Off Bus and design your own sightseeing and shopping adventure! A loop of 17 stops throughout the city allows you to visit San Francisco's most popular landmarks and shopping centers at your own pace. Grab the next bus and travel onto your next stop. It's a great way to spend time in the city!

San Francisco Night Tour

The San Francisco Night Tour is a great opportunity to view the city’s iconic skyline fully illuminated. The tour allows you to view the city from the Golden Gate Bridge Vista Point as well as see the financial district glimmering from Treasure Island. You will also pass the gates of Chinatown as well see San Francisco’s premiere shopping district, Union Square. Watch San Francisco come to life as the Sun goes down.

Sausalito One Day Pass

Open City Tour’s Sausalito loop allows you to explore the other side of the Bay. Sausalito is beautiful coastal town with gorgeous panoramic view s of the San Francisco Bay. The Sausalito loop is a round trip route from the South Vista Point of the Golden Gate Bridge to downtown Sausalito. You are free to spend as much time in Sausalito as you would like and then return to the South Vista Point. Note: you must have a city loop pass or all loops pass if you would like to take the Open City Tour Bus back to the city. This loop departs from the South Vista Point on the hour from 10 AM to 4 PM. Last bus headed back to the South Vista Point departs at 5 PM.

BEST VALUE* All Loops Package

Trying get the best value for your time and money in San Francisco? Open City Tour's All Loops package allows you to see San Francisco, Sausalito and the city's skyline at night. This package will let you spend the entire day in the city or across the bay in Sausalito, afterwards you can choose to hop on the bus at Union Square at 6:30 PM or 7 PM and see San Francisco in the evening.

San Francisco Open City Tour  "HOP ON HOP OFF" STOPS

Live Guide Narration provided in English and GPS activated Foreign Language audio guide available in English, Spanish, German, French, Japanese, and Italian. 

STOP 1, 2, and 3 - Fisherman's Wharf / Information Center

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STOP 1 Hop On Hop Off: PIER 41 Gray Line Ticket Office
STOP 2 Hop On Hop Off: Corner of North Point & Taylor St.
STOP 3 Hop On Hop Off: Ghirardelli Square on North Point & Polk. 

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Once home to San Francisco's fishing fleet, the old factories and warehouses that once dotted the wharf have now been converted into great shops and restaurants. Highlights include: the Cannery at Del Monte Square’s shops and restaurants; San Francisco Maritime Historic Park at Hyde Street Pier and Aquatic Park; the famous Cable Cars on Hyde Street hill; and Ghirardelli Square, a chocolate-lovers paradise.

STOP 4 and 5 – Cow Hollow / Marina

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STOP 4 Hop On Hop Off: Lombard Street @ Gough (in front of Town House Motel)
STOP 5 Hop On Hop Off: Lombard Street @ Broderick (in front of the Marina Inn) 

POINTS OF INTEREST:

A convenient stop for hotels on Van Ness and Lombard, you’re walking distance from Lombard Street “the crookedest street in the world."

STOP 6 – Golden Gate Bridge

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STOP 6 Hop On Hop Off: South Vista Point

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Great views of San Francisco’s skyline and Alcatraz Island or walk the span of the bridge over the entrance of San Francisco Bay.

STOP 7 - Golden Gate Park / California Academy of Sciences

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STOP 7 Hop On Hop Off: Concourse Drive, in front of Academy of Sciences (Sundays and Holidays: 8th Ave. & Fulton)

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Here at the Music Concourse and Cultural Heart of Golden Gate Park see the De Young Museum, the California Academy of Sciences, the Botanical and Japanese Tea Gardens. Also nearby, boat rentals at Stow Lake.

STOP 8, 9 and 10 - Haight-Ashbury / Alamo Square

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STOP 8 Hop On Hop Off: Haight Street @ Stanyan (in front of McDonald's)
STOP 9 Hop On Hop Off: Haight Street @ Masonic
STOP 10 Hop On Hop Off: Alamo Square on Golden Gate @ Steiner 

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Eclectic district, famous for its role in the 1960’s Hippie Movement, is still a center for bohemian culture. It is lined with one-of-a-kind shops, trendy cafes, bars and restaurants.

 

STOP 11 - Civic Center / City Hall

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STOP 11 Hop On Hop Off: McAllister St.

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Featuring the Beaux-Arts City Hall with its massive gold leaf covered dome, the War Memorial Opera House, Davies Symphony Hall, and the Asian Art Museum.

STOP 12 - Hilton Hotel

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STOP 12 Hop On Hop Off: Corner of Taylor and Ellis

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Walking distance to Westfield Shopping Center and Market Street’s Muni and Bart stations.

STOP 13 - Union Square

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STOP 13 Hop On Hop Off: Geary Street @ Powell (across from Macy’s)

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Central Shopping and Theatre District –featuring department stores, upscale boutiques, art galleries, salons, grand hotels, and repertory theatres. Westfield Centre and Cable Cars.

STOP 14 - Chinatown Gate

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STOP 14 Hop On Hop Off: Grant Street @ Bush – across from Chinatown Gate

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Go through “The Dragon Gate” entry to Chinatown and into the bustling community beyond. Also nearby, San Francisco’s very own quaint French Quarter.

STOP 15 - Barbary Coast / Chinatown

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STOP 15 Hop On Hop Off: Kearny Street, between Clay & Washington (across from Portsmouth Square)

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Where Chinatown meets the Financial District and the Barbary Coast.

STOP 16 - North Beach / Little Italy

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STOP 16 Hop On Hop Off: Columbus Street @ Powell

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Enjoy cultured café’s, restaurants, and gelaterias or walk to Coit Tower, Lombard “the world’s crookedest” Street and Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral.

STOP 17 - PIER 39

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Hop On Hop Off: PIER 39 pullout (during special events corner of Beach & Stockton across from “F” Muni stop)

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Fisherman’s Wharf’s number one destination with restaurants, souvenir shops, San Francisco’s world-class aquarium and the San Francisco Sea Lions.

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