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Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

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See the sights of Hollywood on this tour by open-top Mercedes minibus, which allows you to enjoy unobstructed views as you go. Traveling with an on-board guide, you'll pass by attractions such as the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood Sign, Rodeo Drive, and movie studios. Plus, get a look at some of the mansions where past and present stars have lived.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

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Ride a double-decker sightseeing bus to San Francisco's most famous landmarks with a choice of 2 different passes. Explore the city's 49 square miles, including stops at big-name attractions like Pier 39, the Palace of Fine Arts and Union Square. Go at your own pace, hopping off at any of 16 stops, exploring at your leisure, and then hopping back on when you're done. Choose the Premium pass to include a night tour or a Deluxe pass for an additional 24 hours of hop-on-hop-off and a night tour.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.50
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San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch

San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch

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For one of the best wine country tours from San Francisco, combine a visit to Northern California wine country with a Muir Woods experience for a truly fabulous day out. This Super Saver provides two popular tours at one discount price, allowing you to see and taste the delights of Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties. You’ll begin with a walk through Muir Woods National Monument with an informative guide to stare up in wonder at the towering redwood trees. Then you'll visit three wineries, with wine-tasting included. You’ll also cross the Golden Gate Bridge and have free time on Sonoma Plaza to buy lunch if you haven't opted to upgrade to the lunch option.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00
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Los Angeles Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

Los Angeles Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

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Two routes in Hollywood & Beverly Hills, Santa Monica & Venice Beach. You can start and end of the tour at any of the stops along with routes. You can take the tour in your own pace and your own itinerary. Starline Tours’ Hop-On Hop-Off, City Sightseeing buses showcase the very best Los Angeles has to offer. Visit famous sights, attractions, museums, from classic Hollywood to the stunning coastal landscapes and legendary beaches of Santa Monica and Venice Beach. Unlimited use the 24-hour, 48-hour and 72-hour passes, giving you the freedom and flexibility to see the city on your own schedule while enjoying the comfort and convenience of our open-air double-decker bus service, delivering incredible adventure and great value for your money.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey

Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey

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Look for whales as they migrate through the waters of the Pacific Ocean off of California on this half-day whale-watching cruise from Monterey. Your naturalist guide shares commentary about the whales and their habitat as you search for gray whales (most common), humpback and blue whales, and other marine life such as dolphins and sea lions during your cruise. Get tips for great photo ops and learn all about the mighty creatures at one of California's most famous whale-watching destinations.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City Tour Including Muir Woods and Sausalito

Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City Tour Including Muir Woods and Sausalito

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Spend your day exploring the ‘City by the Bay’ before a scenic drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods National Monument and the nearby waterfront of charming Sausalito. This narrated small-group tour takes in all of the San Francisco highlights, from Golden Gate Park and Haight-Ashbury to the Palace of Fine Arts and Presidio. Then wander on foot under California’s giant coastal redwoods before exploring the gift shops and galleries of Sausalito.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour

Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour

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Avoid the crowds, confusion, and limitations of large buses and discover San Francisco by luxury minivan. This half-day tour takes you to numerous parts of the city for the perfect overview. Enjoy fascinating facts provided by your guide's live commentary. Stop for photo opportunities at some of the city’s most popular attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise

M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise

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Watch the sun slip behind the mountains on a Lake Tahoe dinner cruise aboard the M.S. Dixie II, and enjoy champagne, live music and an elegant dinner on the water. Dance to tunes from the local Steve Walker Band, see a spectacular Sierra sunset, then sit down for a freshly prepared meal. Enjoy selections like grass-fed beef or trout, organic greens, and vegetables. Finish the evening with fresh berries and cake as the first stars appear above the peaks, and Lake Tahoe’s scenic shoreline is illuminated.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.52
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise

San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise

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Take an evening cruise wining and dining aboard the ‘Spirit of San Diego,’ enjoying top-notch food and drink, plus sparkling skyline views during this San Diego dinner cruise. Dig into your included gourmet meal, accompanied by a complimentary cocktail and live on-board entertainment, as you cruise 25-miles worth of California’s beautiful coastline and gaze at the twinkling stars above. You can also upgrade your cruise to include an unlimited open bar for an additional price.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.90
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

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Go whale watching from San Diego aboard a replica of a historic sailing schooner that won the world’s first America’s Cup sailing competition in 1851. Throughout your cruise, your expert guide shares informative commentary about gray whales, dolphins, and other marine animals, along with details about the US Navy sites you pass as you head out on the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco

Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco

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Drive down one of the most scenic roads in California on this full-day tour from San Francisco. Cruise along the coast-hugging Highway 1, passing the mansions of Pebble Beach on the iconic 17-Mile Drive. Enjoy free time to explore Monterey, where you can stroll down Steinbeck’s Cannery Row or visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Browse the ritzy boutiques of Carmel-by-the-Sea and get a glimpse of Silicon Valley’s tech campuses on the return drive to San Francisco.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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Full-Day Lake Tahoe Circle Tour including Squaw Valley

Full-Day Lake Tahoe Circle Tour including Squaw Valley

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Travel all the way around scenic Lake Tahoe in a comfortable shuttle on this 7-hour tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll cover close to 70 miles (110km), making stops at the beautiful vistas of Sand Harbor and Emerald Bay. You’ll also visit a charming village at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, and explore Tahoe City on the lake’s north shore, stopping to purchase lunch. As you go, your guide will provide rich historical context for the beautiful landscape surrounding you.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More

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From the Hollywood sign to the celebrity mansions of Beverly Hills, Los Angles is so full of iconic sights it can be tricky to see them all. This guided tour seamlessly transports you by coach to all of the city's top attractions—from Santa Monica Pier to the Sunset Strip—so that you don't need to worry about missing a thing.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.00
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Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco

Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco

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Escape to California’s famous wine country on this full-day tour from San Francisco. Taste regional varietals at multiple wineries in Napa and Sonoma, including both big-name and family-run estates. Learn about the winemaking process during guided tours of vineyards and barrel rooms, and savor the area’s gourmet culture with a stop for lunch in charming Sonoma Square Plaza.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.00
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3-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey

3-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey

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Discover the natural and manmade beauty of 17-Mile Drive on an electric bike tour from Pacific Grove. The e-bike allows you to cover more ground without getting worn out. The tour is great for the whole family, with the option to ride tandem with children weighing up to 120 lbs (54 kgs). Along the way, learn about the area from your guide and make stops at impressive viewpoints.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Wine Country Small-Group Tour from San Francisco with Tastings

Wine Country Small-Group Tour from San Francisco with Tastings

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Explore Sonoma Valley wine on a small-group tasting tour from San Francisco to boutique wineries, making sightseeing stops along the way. Cross the Golden Gate Bridge, enter Sonoma's rolling landscape of golden hills and vineyards, and enjoy a series of guided tastings, learning about Sonoma wine varietals and terroir as you sip. After your time in Sonoma, pause in the artists' colony of Sausalito, with the option to return to San Francisco by ferry for great views across the San Francisco Bay.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$149.00
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3-Hour Monterey Bay Winter Whale-Watching Tour in California

3-Hour Monterey Bay Winter Whale-Watching Tour in California

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Look for whales during a boat tour from Monterey, the premier destination in northern California for winter whale watching. Learn about the majestic animals from a marine biologist or naturalist guide who shares detailed commentary about the whales, dolphins, sea lions, sea birds, and natural history of the region.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Monterey & Carmel Explorer

Monterey & Carmel Explorer

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Explore Monterey, Carmel, and the Pacific Coast Highway without the hassle of renting a car during this full-day tour from San Francisco. Wind down the coast through Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, 17-Mile Drive, and Carmel-by-the-Sea. Pickup and drop-off at downtown San Francisco hotels included.
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  • 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.00
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San Diego Harbor Cruise

San Diego Harbor Cruise

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Spend a few hours relaxing, sunbathing and sightseeing in the placid waters just off San Diego during this 1 or 2 hour San Diego Harbor cruise. Sit back and relax as you take in a fully-narrated tour, offering top-notch sight lines of the San Diego skyline, a cruise under Coronado Bridge, a look at the bustling US Naval fleet and a chance to spot some of the harbor’s resident sea lions. Choose between 1 and 2 hour cruise options, offering you two trips to fit your schedule and interests.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.00
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La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour

La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour

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Enjoy the sublime coastal scenery as you spot abundant marine life during this kayaking trip in La Jolla’s sea caves and ecological reserve. Paddle along with your expert naturalist guide as you observe the numerous species of birds, dolphins, sea lions and even orcas that inhabit the area. Also, kayak among the lush kelp beds that grow in the reserve and, if conditions permit, explore inside the sea caves that dot the area’s rocky coastline. This La Jolla caves trip includes all necessary equipment, a life jacket, guide, and optional wetsuit rental.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II

Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II

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Take a boat tour on Lake Tahoe to soak up the alpine beauty of Emerald Bay, one of the lake’s most scenic spots. As you glide across the water on the M.S. Dixie II, admire the surrounding Sierra Nevadas, and cruise past Emerald Bay’s Fannete Island, the lake’s only island, as well as Vikingsholm Castle, a unique home on the shore. Plus, watch a video on board about the interesting underwater features of the lake.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.75
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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco

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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco

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Discover the rugged beauty of the Sierra Nevada on this full-day trip to Yosemite National Park from San Francisco. Travel aboard a comfortable van through historic Gold Rush towns to reach the park, where you’ll be amazed by supersized natural wonders like Yosemite Falls and the granite cliffs of Half Dome and El Capitan. Take a hike among ancient sequoia trees, and enjoy several hours to explore the park’s wonders on your own.
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  • 14 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.10
$189.00
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Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)

Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)

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Wander through an ancient coastal redwood forest and explore the artistic bayside enclave of Sausalito on this half-day tour from San Francisco. Travel across the Golden Gate Bridge to visit Muir Woods, home to some of the oldest and tallest trees on Earth. Then, soak up stellar views of the San Francisco skyline and browse art galleries along the Sausalito waterfront. At the end of your tour choose between getting dropped off at Union Square in San Francisco or taking the Sausalito ferry back to San Francisco.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.00
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Muir Woods Tour of California Coastal Redwoods (Entrance fee included)

Muir Woods Tour of California Coastal Redwoods (Entrance fee included)

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Explore the famous groves of the Northern California redwoods on this tour of Muir Woods. Departing from Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, a local guide drives you over the scenic Golden Gate Bridge and into the moist air of Muir Woods National Monument. Crane your neck to admire these 1,000-year-old trees standing 260 feet (80 meters) tall. Afterward, enjoy a drive through the charming town of Sausalito before heading back to the city.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus
"Ryan, our tour-guide was absolutely amazing! He was very knowledgeable about the sights and kept everyone engaged! You can tell he loves and enjoys what he does! He has the best personality!"..."
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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour
"1st morning bus was clean and speaker for audio were clear!! 2nd bus in the afternoon had half functioning audio machine, volume and channel-dials were defective. 3rd bus in the afternoon driver was very kind an patient, we had to run to catch the bus. Thanks for waiting sir! 😇"..."
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San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch
"Roman helped make this trip even more fun than what the tour offered, he was such a great tour guide. We enjoyed starting the day by walking through the Muir Woods for a peaceful beginning. Lunch spot was great in Sonoma, and of course the wine stops were wonderful! I would do this trip again."..."
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Los Angeles Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour
"The whole experience. The education of the city and being able to jump off when you want and visit these sites and get back on to continue"..."
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Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey
"Amazing tour! We saw dolphins immediately! Then we saw sea lions and humpback whales feeding together out in the open ocean… beyond incredible experience! Everything we could have hoped for on the first ocean boating excursion that my kids experienced."..."
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Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City Tour Including Muir Woods and Sausalito
"Jerry was wonderful. Had a great time. Wish we could have done the city tour as well, but got a refund. Highly recommended it.."..."
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Skip The Bus: San Francisco By Luxury Van Tour
"Brian’s narration, he was extremely knowledgeable and was able to answer all of our questions. He also provided tasty snacks from local vendors."..."
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M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise
"Celebrating our engagement to get married. We had a wonderful time and although the view was hampered from the smoke it was an enjoyable trip."..."
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise
"I loved it spending time on the boat anniversary The people that are on the boat or very respectfulThe food was great The atmosphere was wonderful no"..."
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
"We saw a megapod of dolphins. It was awesome and worth the voyage. Ths was a peaceful getaway I look forward to doing again."..."
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Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
"Our tour guide and driver Tom was wonderful. A very knowledgeable driver that loves his job. The 12 hour trip went by very quickly. He gave us some beautiful sites to see and we’re better for it. You get to see mother nature and a little shopping. The trip is well worth it."..."
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Full-Day Lake Tahoe Circle Tour including Squaw Valley
"The views around the lake were breathtaking. The tour has the perfect mix of stops and opportunities to take pictures. The guide, Nevada Smith was excellent!!! Great tour."..."
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
"Great way to see LA for first timers. We really enjoyed the Griffith Observatory the most; the views are incredible and it's definitely a must see! Raul was very informative. The bus was very comfortable."..."
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Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco
"The 3 wineries we visited were uniquely different and each was great in itself. It was a beautiful day and we made great memories."..."
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3-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey
"Loved Pebble Beach and all the stunning homes. Enjoyed the tide pools as well! We were able to see so much wildlife but the surfers were just as captivating to watch."..."
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Wine Country Small-Group Tour from San Francisco with Tastings
"This was an awesome tour! Our tour guide, Marc is a gem! His knowledge of San Francisco is unmatched. This was the highlight of our visit!!!"..."
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3-Hour Monterey Bay Winter Whale-Watching Tour in California
"Lots of wildlife. Saw the albino dolphin. Saw a group of about 100 dolphins. Humpback whales we’re putting on a show. Great crew too."..."
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Monterey & Carmel Explorer
"Antonio was the best guide you can ask for. Highly recommended. We had the best time and the views we saw were priceless."..."
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San Diego Harbor Cruise
"We took the 2 hour cruise. We enjoyed seeing the Navy yard and seeing Downtown San Diego skyline. We were surprised that there were not a lot of sea lions as we saw years ago on a previous cruise."..."
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La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour
"Our tour guide Aiden was exceptional!! He Made our experience fun, informative and safe! B. Thank you!"..."
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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II
"Loved it! It feel like a real cruise. It was very smoky because f the fires, yet the beauty showed through in a big way."..."
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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco
"Gino was an amazing driver. He was interactive and very response to the guests on board. Would definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to travel to Yosemite!"..."
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Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)
"Excellent informative tour by bus driver/tour lead Muir Woods Spectacular Ran on time Sausalito lovely-ferry back was wonderful!!!"..."
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Muir Woods Tour of California Coastal Redwoods (Entrance fee included)
"Great way to see the woods without the hassle of parking and driving there - we had an excellent bus driver and in the park there were plenty of rangers giving insight - this was such a Zen place I wish we could have stayed longer!"..."

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