Combine a San Francisco City Tour and guided visit to Alcatraz for the ultimate introduction to San Francisco! You'll enjoy the beauty and attractions of everyone's favorite city, in addition to a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island for an audio walking tour.
San Francisco The Embarcadero
Wondering what to do in San Francisco? Here is one of the San Francisco tourist attractions that you should definitely visit during your vacation: the Embarcadero!
Get to know the Embarcadero in San Francisco
The Embercadero is one of the largest commercial complexes on the West Coast of the USA. It consists of five large skyscrapers, the tallest one raises to 570 feet or 173 meter. The Embercadero is also home to 2 hotels and over 120 shops and restaurants and a fine art museum.
This area, Embarcadero San Francisco, offers a diverse mix of entertainment both to locals and tourists alike. It is located in Downtown San Francisco, which means that it is close to some of the city’s best attractions! Some of the most popular tourist areas are in walking distance from the complex. So watch our Chinatown, Transamerica Pyramid and the Ferry building video guides to learn about some of the attractions in the area and the many San Francisco tours that we highly recommend if you want to get a better overview of the city.
Stroll into San Francisco’s amazing California Academy of Sciences with this early-access admission ticket. For one low price — a Viator Exclusive available nowhere else — skip the lines and enjoy entry one hour earlier than the general public, a privilege normally reserved for annual members of the Academy. Then wander about the aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum and 4-story rainforest, all under one roof. With so much to explore, you’ll appreciate the crowd-free hour of checking out all there is to see at your own pace.
Take time out for a day trip into the wild beauty of Yosemite National Park from San Francisco. You'll spend 5-6 hours inside the park with a combination of guided hikes, breathtaking vistas and free-time to explore on your own. Enjoy the beautiful countryside and discover the raw beauty of California's most famous national park.
Contrast the brutal austerity of Alcatraz with the sheer beauty of Muir Woods and Sausalito on this enthralling day trip from San Francisco. It's a whole day of contrasts: from catching the ferry to Alcatraz Island and driving across the Golden Gate Bridge, to walking through a forest of giant redwoods and relaxing in the picturesque village of Sausalito.
Wine taste your way through Napa and Sonoma on this day trip from San Francisco. Enjoy a comfortable, picturesque drive by luxury coach to wine country to visit several wineries for guided tours and tastings. Walk through beautiful vineyards, explore the winemaking facilities, and learn about the history of winemaking from your guide as you sip fine wine. Stop in Yountville to enjoy lunch and browse specialty shops at your leisure and expense. This comprehensive wine tour is the most relaxing way to experience California wine country, and all tastings are included!