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June 26, 2017

The Best Way to See San Francisco if You Only Have One Day

Regularly scheduled bus tours are a great way to experience San Francisco, especially if you are short on time. Whether you choose a hop-on/hop off tour or traditional bus tour, chances are you will get some of the best views of sights and landmarks as well as knowledgeable and entertaining guides.

Big Bus Tours San Francisco

Enjoy Big Bus Tours’ open top double decker hop-on/hop-off tour, stopping at 20 major sites and attractions around the city, including crossing the Golden Gate Bridge. You have the option of listening to a live tour guide in English or recorded commentary offered in 10 different languages.

Extranomical Tours

Extranomical Tours is a sightseeing company leading unique tours to the most popular tourist destinations in San Francisco and the Bay Area, as well as some lesser known but equally exciting places most people don't get to see.

Gray Line of San Francisco

Hop-on/hop-off Super Sights City Tour or Gray Line Hop-on/Hop-off tours are offered frequently; other options include the wonders of Muir Woods and Sausalito, Monterey and Carmel, and Yosemite.

Tower Tours

Powered by the latest modern and luxurious fleet of buses, Tower Tours offers eight different tours around the Bay Area. Be sure to bring your camera; visitors will have opportunities to capture breathtaking photos at Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge, Twin Peaks and more.

Best Bay Area Tours

Best Bay Area tours is a fun and affordable tour company operating in and around San Francisco. Tours are intimate, limited to 13 people per tour, and offer scenic trips to Muir Woods, Sausalito, Monterey and San Francisco.

City Sightseeing San Francisco

One of the largest sightseeing companies in San Francisco, City Sightseeing San Francisco offers open-top, double-decker hop-on/hop-off bus tours to the most popular attractions. There are four comprehensive open-top routes within San Francisco and if you are interested in venturing outside of the city, you can catch a tour to Muir Woods, wine country, Monterey and Yosemite National Park.

Magic Bus San Francisco

Not just a sightseeing tour- it's a trip! Step aboard Magic Bus San Francisco and transport back in time. A hippie host will takes visitors on an off-beat tour, stopping at cultural landmarks and secrets of San Francisco’s hippie movement for an immersive “Summer of Love” experience

San Francisco Deluxe Sightseeing

Take a ride on this double-decker, open-top bus, which stops at 20 iconic locations throughout the city. Tours run every 30 minutes and offer friendly informative tour guides.


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