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 Yerba Buena Center
Planning a vacation to San Francisco? Looking for great things to do in San Francisco during your trip? Here’s a tip: You can enjoy a visit to the Yerba Buena Center, famous for its gardens.
Get to know the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco
Named after the old Mexican city that eventually turned into San Francisco, this complex is one of the most appraised urban developments in the world. The gardens are built on top of the Moscone Center, which is the largest convention center and exhibition complex in the city. The beautiful gardens are home for many attractions and landmarks such as the Martin Luther King memorial, which is the largest fountain on the eastern coast, and the Meteron, which is a complex of shopping and entertainment.
Other great attractions around the Yerba Buena Center include the San Francisco Modern Art museum and the Children Creativity museum, also known as the ZEUM. You might like to know that both are free if you hold the Go San Francisco pass! San Francisco museums are not the only thing you can enjoy with the pass, to know more about what to do in San Francisco, check our pass page for more information.
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!