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Sunday, October 27

ST01 Picnic in SonomaST01 Picnic in Sonoma

9:30 am–4:30 pm

Founded in 1857, Buena Vista is California’s first premium winery, and its history is as colorful as it is proud. Take a truly unique tour through a twenty-minute light, sound and visual show, presenting the history of winemaking through its tools and the life of the winery’s vivacious and eccentric founder. Then taste exclusive current release wines before heading out to the beautiful courtyard for a gourmet picnic. Participants must be 21 or older.

Tour ticket includes round-trip coach transfer, museum tour and show, exclusive wine tasting, and a picnic lunch with wine.

Price per person: $365


ST02 Cable Car San Francisco Highlights Sightseeing TourST02 Cable Car San Francisco Highlights Sightseeing Tour

10:00 am–1:30 pm

Hop aboard a motorized Cable Car to see the highlights of this beautiful city! Neighborhoods that will be visited include the colorful Mission District, Chinatown, North Beach, and more! The group will make a stop for Artisanal Ice Cream Scoops at the Show with Unusual Flavors.

Tour ticket includes Cable Car pick-up and return right at the hotel, private Cable Car rental for your group, local expert tour guide, ice cream, and photo stops at popular landmarks and scenic views.

Price per person: $173


ST03 Alcatraz Island & DinnerST03 Alcatraz Island & Dinner

3:00–8:30 pm

Step back in time and experience the legendary Island that was a Civil War fort, a military prison and one of the most notorious federal penitentiaries in US history. Afterwards, enjoy a fun, seaside seafood smorgasbord outdoors on the dock at Pier 23. The roads and walkways on Alcatraz are steep. The distance from the dock to the Cellhouse is approximately 1/4 mile (.4km) and the elevation change is 130 feet (40 meters), the equivalent of walking up a 13-story building. The roads and walkways are wide with several places to stop along the way to rest and take in the breathtaking views. Comfortable athletic or walking shoes are strongly recommended. Children under the age of 18 who are visiting Alcatraz Island must be accompanied by an adult.

Tour ticket includes round-trip coach transfer, round-trip ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, Award-winning Cellhouse audio tour, seafood buffet with desserts, and premium open bar.

Price per person: $315


Monday, October 28

ST04 Silicon Valley TourST04 Silicon Valley Tour

9:00 am–3:00 pm

In this technology excursion, you’ll start at The Tech Museum of Innovation which gives you a glimpse of the most inventive place on Earth–Silicon Valley. Next, hit the Intel Museum for a look at decades of innovation from the world’s largest chipmaker. The final stop is at security giant Symantec where you can enjoy lunch of your choosing at the campus gastropub, Union 82 (lunch not included in price of the ticket).

Along the way, the guide will show and tell you about the legendary people and places of Silicon Valley such as: Stanford University, Google, Facebook, NASA Ames Research Center, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more!

Tour ticket includes round-trip transfer, knowledgeable guide, and all museum admission fees.

Price per person: $175


ST05 SFMOMA TreasuresST05 SFMOMA Treasures

10:00 am–12:00 pm

The SFMOMA Highlights Tour provides an overview of the museum and its treasured pieces. With 170,000 square feet of gallery space, SFMOMA is a multi-visit destination boasting an outstanding collection of modern and contemporary artworks, all showcased by the inspiring architecture of Mario Botta and Snøhetta. In this one-hour, privately guided experience, visitors will explore must-see artworks, conquer the heights of the oculus bridge, breathe in the living wall, and admire the beauty of multiple outdoor terraces. You’ll have an additional hour on your own to browse the shop or grab lunch in the museum indoor/outdoor café (lunch not included in price of the ticket).

Tour ticket includes transfer by walking guide or pedicab, admission to the museum, and a docent-guided tour.

Price per person: $100


ST06 Bike the Bridge with LunchST06 Bike the Bridge with Lunch

10:30 am–2:30 pm

Ride along San Francisco’s stunning waterfront, across the Golden Gate Bridge and into the charming seaside town of Sausalito. Relax and enjoy your surroundings knowing you’re in safe hands as you ride with the knowledgeable, professional tour guides. Once in Sausalito, you’ll pick up a boxed lunch from a charming seaside bakery–a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Bikes will be picked up and a luxury coach will transport you back to the hotel. This biking tour is appropriate for all riding levels. All participants will need to sign a waiver before we ride. We can offer a full line of kids’ equipment, including baby seats, trailers, tag-a-longs, kids’ bikes, and tandems.

Tour ticket includes round-trip coach transfer, tour guides, bike and accessories (helmets, locks, handlebar bags, racks for bag storage), custom maps, bike fitting and orientation, bakery boxed lunch.

Price per person: $225


ST07 Buffet on the BayST07 Buffet on the BayCANCELLED

5:00–8:30 pm

Soak in front row views of the breathtaking sunset over San Francisco Bay and the iconic city skyline while enjoying a gourmet dinner. On this leisurely trip, you will cruise directly under the massive 4,200-foot long, 746-foot high span of the Golden Gate Bridge. An incredible, photo op! The sail continues past the wildlife reserves of the Marin Headlands, Angel Island, the Bay Bridge and infamous Alcatraz Island.

Tour ticket includes round-trip coach transfer, two-hour cruise, hot buffet dinner, and beer, wine, and soft drinks.

Price per person: $250

Tuesday, October 29


ST08 Oracle Park and LunchST08 Oracle Park and LunchCANCELLED

10:00 am–1:30 pm

It’s the ballpark where home runs can be “splash hits”! The breathtaking Bay views rival the action on the field. Where one of baseball’s most hallowed franchises plays inside an architectural landmark. On your behind-the-scenes tour of sensational Oracle Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, you’ll go places only the players and coaches go: The Giants’ dugout, the Visitors’ Clubhouse, the Giant Vault, and even the field! This tour is subject to the postseason playoff schedule.

Tour ticket includes round-trip coach transfer, behind-the-scenes private guided tour, and boxed lunch in the Visitors’ Clubhouse.

Price per person: $135


ST09 Napa Bubbles and BrixST09 Napa Bubbles and Brix

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Begin your immersive Napa experience at Domaine Chandon, the first French-owned sparkling winery in California. You’ll taste both traditional and innovative bubblies against the backdrop of their beautiful property. For lunch, Brix Restaurant is a wine country classic, serving contemporary French-inspired California cuisine. Brix takes full advantage of its 16 prime acres with spectacular views of the Mayacamas mountains.

The final stop is Domaine Carneros, a singular winery best known as a small grower-producer of methóde traditionnelle sparkling wine, Pinot Noir, estate vineyards, and a breathtaking château. Here you will get a behind-the-scenes tour at the magic of winemaking along with a tasting of classic sparkling wines and finishing with a seated tasting of their treasured reds. Participants must be 21 or older.

Tour ticket includes round-trip coach transfer, tasting at Domaine Chandon, 3-course lunch at Brix, tour and tasting at Domaine Carneros.

Price per person: $335


ST10 Chinatown Guided Walk and LunchST10 Chinatown Guided Walk and Lunch

11:00 am–2:00 pm

Discover tales of revolutionary leaders, the Great Earthquake of 1906, bizarre architecture, fortune cookies, community and resilience in a neighborhood often visited, yet rarely understood. This tour is much more than a peek at Chinese-American history, but a journey through San Francisco’s oldest living community and a portal into its founding days. You’ll hear tales of Captain Montgomery and the USS Portsmouth’s arrival, Samuel Brannan, kicking off a Gold Rush, and how the Chinese-built railways put the city on the map. Because history tastes delicious, try delicious dim sum, boba milk tea, dragon beard candy, and of course, fortune cookies fresh from the factory.

Tour ticket includes guided walking historical tour departing from the hotel and food and beverage tastings along the way.

Price per person: $90


ST11 Cable Car San Francisco Highlights Progressive Dinner TourST11 Cable Car San Francisco Highlights Progressive Dinner Tour

5:00–9:00 pm

Hop aboard a motorized Cable Car to see the highlights of this beautiful city! The group will stop in 3 different neighborhoods along the tour, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy bites in each neighbor. A local expert will provide you with the history of each dish along the way and the community in which it represents. Beer and wine to be enjoyed on the cable car during the tour.

Tour ticket includes Cable Car pick-up at the hotel, private Cable Car rental for the group, local expert tour guide, 3 stops to sample neighborhood cuisine, and photo stops at popular landmarks and scenic views.

Price per person: $335

Wednesday, October 30


ST12 Alcatraz Island TourST12 Alcatraz Island Tour

8:30 am–1:30 pm

Named TripAdvisor’s #1 Landmark in the U.S. in 2018. Experience the beauty, history, and infamy of Alcatraz. Step back in time and explore the legendary Island that was a Civil War fort, a military prison, and one of the most notorious federal penitentiaries in US history. The roads and walkways on Alcatraz are steep. The distance from the dock to the Cellhouse is approximately 1/4 mile (.4km) and the elevation change is 130 feet (40 meters), the equivalent of walking up a 13-story building. The roads and walkways are wide with several places to stop along the way to rest and take in the breathtaking views. Comfortable athletic or walking shoes are strongly recommended. Children under the age of 18 who are visiting Alcatraz Island must be accompanied by an adult.

Tour ticket includes round-trip coach transfer, round-trip ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, and Award-winning Cellhouse audio tour.

Price per person: $115


ST13 Behind the Science with LunchST13 Behind the Science with LunchCANCELLED

10:00 am–2:00 pm

See how the world’s greenest museum works as you spend an hour behind the scenes at the California Academy of Sciences learning more about the institution’s 160-year history and what it takes to house nearly 46 million specimens. Visit the research collections, not on view to the public, including amazing specimens from the ichthyology (fish), entomology (insects), and ornithology (birds) departments. From stepping out onto the living roof to examining breathtaking geology specimens in their private vault, the Academy tour is sure to show you more of the museum than you ever knew existed.

The excursion includes time to explore on your own and gift card to redeem for lunch in the Academy Café of relaxing Terrace Restaurant.

Tour ticket includes round-trip coach transfer, one-hour guided tour, behind-the-scenes access, express entry into the building, VIP entrance to Osher Rainforest and Earthquake Exhibit, reserved space in the Planetarium, 10% retail and dining discount, and a $25 Academy gift card.

Price per person: $240


ST14 Urban Wine TourST14 Urban Wine Tour

2:00–5:00 pm

It’s a little-known fact that California winemaking started not in Napa or Sonoma, but right in San Francisco–SOMA, to be exact. Embark on an urban wine tour and experience some of the city’s best wine-tasking rooms and Sonoma and Napa Valley’s most delectable wines.

First up: JAX. Having transplanted an 18-foot olive tree and JAX estate vines around a sleek, sizzling fire pit, this urban SOMA oasis offers the ultimate Napa Valley experience without the commute. Sample 5 of their current release wines along with artisan cheeses and other goodies.

Located in North Beach, Maritime presents their favorite California wines along with the best imports from around the world. Relax in their casual and comfortable tasting room with a flight of 3 wines of your choice. Participants must be 21 or older.

Tour ticket includes round-trip transfer, tasting of 5 wines with cheese at JAX, and tasting of 3 wines at Maritime.

Price per person: $276