5 Top tours operating on Christmas Day


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Christmas Day is a great time to see the sights and experience the thrills of San Francisco. Here are five tours that will show you around the city on this very special day.

  1. Golden Gate Bay Cruise

    There are many scenic cruises in the Bay Area, but none can compare to Red and White Fleet’s original Golden Gate Bay Cruise. It was launched in 1939, making it one of the oldest tours in the city.

    Tickets for the Golden Gate Bay Cruise are $33 for adults and $23 for kids aged 5 to 17 years. Tourists are expected to arrive 30 minutes before this scheduled tour. To book your tickets, visit this page.

  2. San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito Bike Tour

    If you’re looking for a fitness-oriented tour of San Francisco, this one is for you. Take a guided bike tour with Viator. For three hours, you will cycle from the Golden Gate Bridge all the way to Sausalito. Don’t worry− the bike tour will be done at a leisurely and relaxed pace, with plenty of time and options to stop and take pictures. After the tour, you are free to bike around some more− your fee includes bike rental for the whole day.

    This tour starts at $55. You also have the option to rent an electric bike for a more relaxing ride. Click here to learn more.

  3. Self-guided bike tours by Blazing Saddles

    Think you can go on a bike tour on your own? That can also be arranged. Blazing Saddles, a tour company based in San Francisco, offers a multitude of self-guided tour options.

    Take your pick. You can do the classic route (Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito. Other routes include Fisherman’s Wharf to Golden Gate Park, Union Square to Sausalito and Tiburon, and Union Square to Golden Gate Park.

    You can choose the route you want and book your bike here.

  4. Chinatown walking tour

    San Francisco’s Chinatown is one of the oldest of its kind in the country. Exploring the neighborhood is a must. You have the option to go on a self-guided tour or join a guided tour. The former enables you to have more time on your hands, while the latter allows you to learn about the history of the place.

    Check out these options, which include all sorts of attractions, from historical sites, architecturally significant gems, as well as best restaurants in the area.

  5. GoCAR San Francisco tour

    GoCar elevates city tours to a whole new level. Drive around the city in your rented goCar and learn all about San Francisco. You can choose to tour the city and its attractions, or go all out and explore the wonders of the Bay Area. You’re given free rein to customize the tour− go on a full-day excursion or an exhilarating one-hour tour of the city that covers San Francisco’s most essential spots.

    Learn more about GoCar tours here.

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