City Sightseeing

City Sightseeing in San Francisco


City Sightseeing in San Francisco is a proud sponsor of the 2015 AWP Conference. City Sightseeing has been operating bus tours in San Francisco since 1997 and they are the largest sightseeing operator in San Francisco.

Individuals who register for the 2015 Conference prior to January 31st will be placed in a drawing to win one of City Sightseeing Packages!

More details on the City Sightseeing Packages below or call City Sightseeing at )415) 440-8687

Golden Gate Bridge


Fisherman’s Warf


North Beach






Three Day San Francisco Bus Tour Includes:

  • San Francisco Downtown Tour
  • Golden Gate Bridge Tour
  • Sausalito Tour
  • Parks and Beach Tour
  • Muir Woods National Monument Tour
  • San Francisco Night TourSave over $78 compared to separate purchases with our most popular San Francisco tour. The 4 in 1 package gives you the opportunity to take our San Francisco Downtown Tour, Golden Gate and Sausalito Tour, Golden Gate Park Tour and San Francisco Night Tour, all via open-top bus,  and all on one incredible value ticket. Book this San Francisco bus tour today!

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1. Downtown Bus Tour

The San Francisco Downtown bus tour shows you all of the best sights & sounds of the city. Enjoy an entirely live narrated 90 minute tour of San Francisco’s most famous sites, with our professional and entertaining tour guides. The Downtown Loop includes unlimited use for 72 hours so you can Hop On Hop Off the bus at any of the 14 designated stops during the tour to browse, shop, & take pictures. Explore the highlights of San Francisco on your own schedule and simply hop on the next bus when you are ready to go to the next location.Downtown tour highlights include; Fisherman’s Wharf, Barbary Coast, Financial District, Ferry Building, South of Market, City Hall, Union Square, Chinatown, North Beach, Lombard Street and Pier 39.

2. Golden Gate Bridge Tour & Sausalito Tour

The Golden Gate bus tour of San Francisco lasts approximately 90 minutes and departs from our Fisherman’s Wharf location and heads to the Palace of Fine Arts for a brief photo stop. From here we head towards the Golden Gate Bridge, passing Crissy Fields, a quick stop at the South end of the bridge, and then crossing the 1.7 mile span of the Golden Gate Bridge. The bus will stop at the North Vista Point for a 10 minute photo stop where you can get great pictures of Alcatraz and the San Francisco skyline.From there, we continue down to the picturesque coastal town of Sausalito, where you are free to eat, shop, enjoy the views and visit some of the many galleries. Catch a bus later in the day to go back over the Golden Gate Bridge to San Francisco.This is the only HopOn Hop Off tour and the only open-top bus tour which includes Sausalito.

3. Parks and BeachTour

The Parks and Beach Bus Tour departs from Union Square and heads along Geary St, past St. Mary’s Cathedral and San Francisco’s Japantown.  From here we visit Alamo Square, home to the world famous “Painted Ladies” Victorian houses. The bus then whisks you towards the beautiful Golden Gate Park.  Within the park you can visit such renowned attractions as the De Young Museum, Japanese Tea Gardens and the new multimillion dollar California Academy of Sciences which features an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum and more all under one “living” roof.  On the return from Golden Gate Park, the bus visits the famous Haight Ashbury district then up to Alamo Square for a second time, passing directly in front of the “Painted Ladies” for a fantastic photo opportunity before visiting the Civic Center and returning to Union Square.

4. Muir Woods Redwoods National Monument Tour

The Muir Woods tour is a great way to see the giant redwoods on a tight time schedule.  Only a short ride from Sausalito you can visit some of the oldest living trees on earth.  Be sure to bring your camera as this is one part of the tour that you will not want to forget.Start the tour from downtown Sausalito where you will transfer to a smaller vehicle that can maneuver the small windy roads that lead to the Muir Woods.  The guide will then drop you at the Muir Woods where you can explore at your own pace for up to four hours.  Several shuttles will be returning to Sausalito throughout the day,  please check the schedule and you may take any shuttle back during the day.($7 entry to park not included)5) San Francisco Night Tour.

The 90 minute San Francisco night tour includes the best of the city by night. This San Francisco bus tour includes Financial District, Chinatown, North Beach and Embarcadero.  Departing from Union Square, or Fisherman’s Wharf this tour covers the major attractions of San Francisco by night. Exact highlights may vary according to season and weather, but normally include; North Beach, Chinatown, Union Square, Alamo Square, Civic Center, Nob Hill, California St, Embarcadero.

Please note: San Francisco night tour is at 6:00 PM and 7:00PM. Depending on the time of year; it may not be dark on this tour.

Also included: Special offer Free 1 Hour Bike Rental starting in Fisherman’s Wharf

Book this San Francisco Bus Tour 4 in 1 Package today!

1.    Downtown Loop- Departs daily, 9 AM – 5 PM every 15-30 mins

2.    Golden Gate Loop (includes Sausalito) – Departs every 30-60 mins 10AM until 4PM                                                         

3.    Golden Gate Park Loop – Departs Daily at 10:00AM 12:00PM and 2:00PM from Union Square (outside of Macy’s)

4.    Night Loop – Departs daily at 6 PM, and 7PM April 1- October 31 and 6PM from November 1 until April 1.

5.    Muir Woods Loop- Muir Woods shuttle departs Sausalito at 11:55am, 12:55pm, 2:55pm
Muir Woods shuttle departs Muir Woods at 11:25am, 12:25pm, 2:25pm, 4:30pm The vehicle leaves from Sausilto to San Francisco every 30 mins on the hour and 1/2 hour – last bus departs Sausalito at 5pm weekdays and 6pm weekends.

Downtown Double Decker Bus Tour of San Francisco

  • Valid for 24 hours from time of first use.
  • Hop On and Hop Off at 14 stops throughout San Francisco.
  • Entertaining and professional tour guides narrating on every bus.
  • Great value choice – perfect to use for a half day, or over 24 hours.Hop On Hop Off stops include:
  • Fisherman’s Wharf – Located on the northern waterfront, this area is best known for Pier 39 (shopping, restaurants, sea lions and much more), San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, the Cannery Shopping Center, Ghirardelli Square, and many other attractions.
  • Ferry Building – Here, a Farmers Market is held twice each week and offers produce and flowers from small regional farmers and ranchers, many of whom are certified organic. A wealth of other products include regional artisan specialties such as breads, cheeses and jams.
  • Union Square – The central shopping district in San Francisco, featuring Macy’s, Tiffany’s, Neiman Marcus, Victoria’s Secret, Saks Fifth Avenue, and hundreds of other major retailers.
  • Chinatown – The dragon gate on Grant Avenue at Bush Street (installed in 1969) is a gift from the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan). San Francisco’s Chinatown is the largest outside Asia and is a great area to spend a few hours walking around.
  • North Beach – This is a primarily Italian neighborhood, with dozens of authentic Italian restaurants and cafes. It is also conveniently located in the northeast part of San Francisco, adjacent to Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, Telegraph Hill (Coit Tower) and Russian Hill (Lombard Street).

Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito Bus Tour – Hop on Hop off

  • Entertaining and professional tour guides narrating on every bus.
  • Hop On and Hop Off at Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito.
  • Regular departures – Hop Off and walk the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Spend a few hours in Sausalito with its San Francisco Bay views, restaurants and shopping
  • Valid for 24 hours from time of first use.
  • Great value choice – perfect to use for a half day, or over 24 hours.

A friendly and knowledgeable tour guide shares the incredible history of the Golden Gate Bridge: Its conception, creation and its place as one of the most recognized landmarks in the world.
Golden Gate and Sausalito Tour Highlights:

  • Sausalito – One of the highlights of the San Francisco area. The tour includes a stop there for you to enjoy its galleries, shopping, bay views and its many restaurants. You are able to stop here for just a few minutes, or spend a few hours and catch a later bus back to San Francisco.
  • The Golden Gate Bridge – A trip across this famous landmark includes stops on both sides and plenty of photo opportunities.
  • The Presidio – Formerly a military post, the Presidio is a national park and recreational paradise featuring spectacular vistas, meandering trails, and historic and architectural treasures. Come for a hike, a walking tour, a picnic, to view an exhibit.
  • Ghirardelli Square – Over 40 shops and restaurants, including the Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop, world famous for its ice cream sundaes.
    Palace of Fine Arts – The palace, built for the World Fair has been a favorite wedding location for couples throughout the San Francisco Bay area. The Exploritorium, an excellent ‘hands on’ science museum is also located here.

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