San Francisco - Monterey - Carmel - San Francisco (243 miles)
We will experience the beauty of the California coastline while driving through 17 Miles Scenic Drive. Then we will see Seal Rock, the majestic Cypress Point, Pebble Beach, Fisherman's Warf and the town of Carmel highlight this area.
Monterey was the capital of Alta California under both Spain and Mexico. It was the only port of entry for taxable goods in California. In 1846 the U.S. flag was raised over the Customs House, and California became part of the United States after the ensuing Mexican-American War.
This breathtaking stretch of coastline along California's Monterey Peninsula takes visitors through a maze of beautiful scenery, unique wildlife, and amazing mansions. Enjoy shopping and dining along the way in addition to taking in the vistas.
Standard Hotel: Red Roof Inn SFO or similar
Deluxe Hotel: Hilton SFO/Double tree by Hilton hotel SFO/Hilton Garden Inn SFO/Hilton San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco City Tour - Transfer out
Discover America's most picturesque and culturally diverse city - San Francisco. Highlights include: Civic Center, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, Fisherman's Wharf, Market Street and Chinatown. After the tour, we will transfer you to San Francisco airport.
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, the heart of central California's Bay Area, is famous for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, its unique culture, and its position at the forefront of technological innovation. Beautiful weather and waterfront views await visitors as well!
San Francisco's center of government, the Civic Center is comprised of two large plazas and City Hall, which is recognizable because of it's gilded dome rooftop. The Center also features the San Francisco Library and the Asian Art Museum.
The Twin Peaks of San Francisco - Eureka and Noe - are two tall hills near the city's center, each roughly 922 feet tall, that offer stunning views of this beautiful city and the surrounding Bay Area.
Golden Gate Park
The fifth most-visited park in the US, San Francisco's Golden Gate Park stretches three miles from the waterfront into the city center, and is a perfect spot to relax after exploring this beautiful city.
Golden Gate Bridge
You would be hard-pressed to name a more iconic bridge than San Francisco's Golden Gate, which connects the city to the peninsula north across the water. This massive suspension bridge is a red-orange symbol of California.
With its plethora of shops, museums, restaurants, and so much more, it is no wonder why this San Francisco neighborhood has become a popular tourist destination, complete with a wax museum, and aquarium, and Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum.
Market Street is an important major road in San Francisco, and has been the location of many important events in the city, usually parades. It has been compared to New York City's Broadway in terms of importance and effect.
Palace of Fine Art
The grandiosely-named Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California is a huge, ornate outdoor structure that is part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Its amazing architecture has made it popular for weddings and photography.
San Francisco Chinatown
San Francisco's incredibly famous Chinatown neighborhood in the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese community outside of Asia. Established in 1848, this once-small enclave has grown to over 100,000 residents and draws tons of tourists annually.
San Francisco Bay Cruise
Take a boat ride around one of the most famous and historical bays in the United States, the famous San Francisco Bay. Guests can enjoy the scenic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Angel Island.
Admission (Optional): Adult $34; Child (5-17 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour