- 3 hours (Approx.)
- Mobile ticket
This is a one-of-a-kind premier city tour lets you travel the streets of San Francisco in style aboard our authentic Classic Cable Car that lets you disembark at 3 key locations for up close and personal guided walking tours. Your total experience is our #1 goal! You will be treated like a VIP by our professional staff, oh and did we mention this tour offers some complimentary blankets in case you get cold!?
- Great overview and orientation of the city
- Fully narrated tour
- Ideal choice for families
- Excellent value for money
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Seasonal Offer
- Sightseeing tour by motorized cable car
- Disembark at 3 key locations for guided walking tours
- Separate driver and guide so you will always have your guide’s full attention.
- Blankets to keep you warm on your journey
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
1560 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Returns to original departure point
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: North Beach, Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
North Beach, a buzzy neighborhood steeped in Italian heritage, draws locals and tourists to its checked-tablecloth trattorias, coffee shops and retro-flavored bars.
Pass By: Washington Square, Union Street and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
Pass by Washington Square. The square is a park in the North Beach district of San Francisco, California, and is one of the city’s first parks, established in 1847. It is bordered by sidewalk cafes and restaurants as well as the Saints Peter and Paul Church.
Pass By: Little Italy, San Francisco, CA
This North Beach San Francisco neighborhood is a vibrant and colorful district where you will find Coit Tower, Washington Square Park, and dozens of Italian restaurants.
Pass By: Chinatown, Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
Experience San Francisco's Chinatown and some of its beautiful temples. This is one of the oldest and most established Chinatowns in the U.S.. Chinatown reveals a bustling maze of streets and alleys brimming with world renowned dim sum joints, markets, and so much more.
Pass By: Union Square, San Francisco Shopping Districts, San Francisco, CA 94102
Make your way through Union Square. Union Square is a public plaza bordered by shopper's paradise and so much more. Ever bustling, the area has contains everything from upscale department stores and boutiques to discount houses.
Pass By: Civic Center, Off Of Van Ness, San Francisco, CA 94118
Make your way through San Francisco's Civic Center. The Civic Center is distinguished by its many beaux arts-style government buildings and performing arts venues. The area contains City Hall, War Memorial Opera House, the Asian Art Museum and a large central plaza.
Stop At: San Francisco City Hall, 1 Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102-9991
Step off the vehicle and explore the beauty that is San Francisco City Hall. City Hall is the seat of government for the City and County of San Francisco, California. Re-opened in 1915 in its open space area in the city's Civic Center, it is a Beaux-Arts monument to the City Beautiful movement that epitomized the high-minded American Renaissance of the 1880s to 1917.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Alamo Square, Hayes & Steiner, San Francisco, CA 94117
Step off of the Cable Car, and follow your tour guide to Alamo Square. Home of San Francisco's famed Painted Ladies and some of the best views in the city, Alamo Square is a beautiful residential neighborhood and relaxing park in San Francisco, California, in the Western Addition.
Duration: 20 minutes
Pass By: Painted Ladies, Alamo Square, Steiner and Hayes Sts., San Francisco, CA
In American architecture, painted ladies are Victorian and Edwardian houses and buildings repainted, starting in the 1960s, in three or more colors that embellish or enhance their architectural details.
Pass By: Haight-Ashbury, Haight Street between Masonic and Stanyan, San Francisco, CA 94117
Meander through the birthplace of the 1960s counterculture movement. Haight-Ashbury draws a lively, diverse crowd looking to soak up the historic hippie vibe. Upper Haight Street is a hodgepodge of vintage clothing boutiques, record shops, bookstores, dive bars and casual, eclectic restaurants. Bordering Golden Gate Park, the neighborhood features many colorful, well-preserved Victorian homes, including the storied Grateful Dead House.
Pass By: Golden Gate Park, 501 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117-1898
Relax as you drive through Golden Gate Park. Golden Gate Park is a large urban park consisting of 1,017 acres of public grounds.
With 13 million visitors annually, Golden Gate is the fifth most-visited city park in the United States.
Pass By: Sea Cliff, San Francisco, CA
Take in Sea Cliff, San Francisco. Sea Cliff is a neighborhood known for its large houses and ocean views.
Pass By: Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94129
Meander through The Presidio of San Francisco. The Presidio, a 1,500-acre park on a former military post, is a major outdoor recreation hub. It has forested areas, miles of trails, a golf course and scenic overlooks.
Pass By: Golden Gate Bridge, US-101, San Francisco, CA 94129
Drive over the bridge in our open-aired vehicle. The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the one-mile-wide strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
Stop At: Vista Point, Us-101 Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, CA 94965
Step off of the vehicle, and be led by one of our great tour guides or take 20 minutes of free time to explore Golden Gate Bridge North Vista. See the entire city of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge in one setting. One of the best ways to view the Golden Gate Bridge.
Duration: 20 minutes
Pass By: Pacific Heights, 2356 Pine St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2715
Take in some spectacular views of the Bay overlooking the Marina District while driving through Pacific Heights. Pacific Heights is a posh residential enclave known for its architecturally significant homes and grassy hilltop parks.
Pass By: Mrs Doubtfire House, 2640 Steiner St, San Francisco, CA 94115-1142
On many people's bucket list of things to see when in San Francisco, the tour will pass by the Mrs. Doubtfire House. This house was used for all the external shots of the house in the Mrs. Doubtfire movie starring the late Robin Williams.
Pass By: Ghirardelli Square, 900 N Point St At Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-1192
Pass by the old headquarters of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. Ghirardelli Square is a landmark public square with shops and restaurants and a 5-star hotel in the Fisherman's Wharf area of San Francisco, California.
Pass By: Fisherman's Wharf, Jefferson Street Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
End your tour where you started in Fisherman's Wharf. A neighborhood and popular tourist attraction in San Francisco, California. San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf gets its name and neighborhood characteristics from the city's early days of the mid to later 1800s when Italian immigrant fishermen came to the city by the bay to take advantage of the influx of population due to the gold rush.
Pass By: Aquatic Park, 700-898 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
Next to the San Fransisco Maritime Museum and Ghirardelli Square, Aquatic Cove is part of the waterfront area of Fisherman’s Wharf and one that can mark the beginning of a long stroll down the coast towards Crissy Field and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Pass By: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, 499 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, California
Pass By: Hyde street pier, 2905 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1225
Hyde Street Pier
Pass By: Cioppino's, 400 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
Pass By: Scoma's Restaurant, 1965 Al Scoma Way, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Pass By: In-N-Out Burger, 333 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Pass By: Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco, 175 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1201
Pass By: Madame Tussauds, 145 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1223
Pass By: USS Pampanito, Pier 45 @ Fisherman Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
Pass By: SS Jeremiah O'Brien, Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
Pass By: Pier 45, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Pass By: Musee Mecanique, Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
The Musée Mécanique is a for-profit interactive museum consisting of 20th-century penny arcade games and artifacts located at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California. The museum owns over 300 mechanical machines, and is one of the largest privately owned collection of such games in the world.
Pass By: Boudin at the Wharf, 160 Jefferson St Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
Famed for sourdough since 1849, this California bakery/cafe chain also offers light American bites.
Pass By: Museum of 3D Illusions, 55-61 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1217
Pass By: Pier 43 Ferry Arch, San Francisco, CA 94133
The Pier 43 Ferry Arch its headhouse, a decorated hoisting tower for loading and unloading rail cars on and off ferries, was built in 1914 to serve the Belt Railroad. The wood pier was replaced in 1996.
Pass By: Franciscan Crab Restaurant, Pier 43 1/2, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Pass By: Pier 41 Snackbar, 41 Pier, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Pass By: Pier 39, Beach Street & The Embarcadero Parking area, San Francisco, CA 94133
Pass By: Square-Rigged Sailing Ship Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, CA
Balclutha, also known as Star of Alaska, Pacific Queen, or Sailing Ship Balclutha, is a steel-hulled full rigged ship that was built in 1886. She is the only square rigged ship left in the San Francisco Bay area and is representative of several different commercial ventures, including lumber, salmon, and grain.
Pass By: The Buena Vista, 2765 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
famous for it Irish Coffee
Pass By: Ghirardelli Square, 900 N Point St At Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-1192
Shops and restaurants fill this 3-level landmark former chocolate factory near Fisherman's Wharf.
Pass By: The Cheese School of San Francisco, 900 North Point Street #k201, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
Bay-view destination for cheese-focused courses, market items & New American eats, plus beer & wine.
Pass By: Subpar Miniature Golf, 900 North Point Street #F-201, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
local mini-golf attraction
Pass By: The Cannery, 2801 Leavenworth Street at Jefferson Street Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133-1129
Historic location turned shopping mall with gift shops, art galleries, restaurants & entertainment.
Pass By: Bay Bridge, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA
The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, known locally as the Bay Bridge, is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California. As part of Interstate 80 and the direct road between San Francisco and Oakland, it carries about 260,000 vehicles a day on its two decks.
Pass By: Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco, CA
Yerba Buena Island sits in the San Francisco Bay between San Francisco and Oakland, California. The Yerba Buena Tunnel runs through its center and connects the western and eastern spans of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge.
Pass By: Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA
Treasure Island is an artificial island in the San Francisco Bay and a neighborhood in the city and county of San Francisco. Built 1936–37 for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, the island's World’s Fair site is a California Historical Landmark.
Pass By: Bimbo's 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
local venue and club
Pass By: Kennedy's Irish Pub, 1040 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-1702
Pass By: Coit Tower, 1 Telegraph Hill Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94133-3106
Coit Tower is a 210-foot tower in the Telegraph Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, California, offering panoramic views over the city and the bay. The tower, in the city's Pioneer Park, was built between 1932 and 1933 using Lillie Hitchcock Coit's bequest to beautify the city of San Francisco.
Pass By: Telegraph Hill, Lombard Street at Kearny Street North Beach, San Francisco, CA
Telegraph Hill is a hill and surrounding neighborhood in San Francisco, California. It is one of San Francisco's 44 hills, and one of its original "Seven Hills".
Pass By: Parrots Of Telegraph Hill, Montgomery Street & Greenwich Steps, San Francisco, CA 94133
One generally associates parrots with the jungles of a tropical location, yet living in the middle of urban San Francisco is a flock of wild parrots.
Pass By: Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Lombard Street is an east–west street in San Francisco, California that is famous for a steep, one-block section with eight hairpin turns. Stretching from The Presidio east to The Embarcadero, most of the street's western segment is a major thoroughfare designated as part of U.S. Route 101.
Pass By: Saints Peter and Paul Church, 666 Filbert St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Saints Peter and Paul Church is a Roman Catholic Church in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood. Located at 666 Filbert Street, it is directly across from Washington Square and is administered by the Salesians of Don Bosco.
Pass By: Joe DiMaggio Playground and North Beach Pool, 651 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2365
Pass By: Washington Square, Filbert St & Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Washington Square is a park in the North Beach district of San Francisco, California. It was established in 1847 and is one of the city’s first parks. The park is bordered by sidewalk cafes and restaurants such as Mama's, Park Tavern restaurant and the Liguria Bakery as well as the Sts. Peter and Paul Church.
Pass By: 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard Club Fugazi, San Francisco, CA 94133-3878
Extravagant costumes and headdresses steal the show at this decades-old, campy performance piece.
Pass By: Tony's Pizza Napoletana, 1570 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Bustling Italian eatery with varied pizza options from coal-fired to Roman-style, plus beer on tap.
Pass By: Molinari Delicatessen, 373 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
Old-school Italian deli offers artisanal meats, cheeses & breads, with takeaway sandwiches & fare.
Pass By: Golden Boy Pizza, 542 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Pass By: Sotto Mare, 552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Neighborhood spot with nautical decor & a menu of pasta, cioppino & other Italian-style seafood.
Pass By: The Stinking Rose, 325 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Even desserts have garlic at this unique Italian eatery with a menu highlighting that ingredient.
Pass By: Stella Pastry & Cafe, 446 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Neighborhood shop features traditional & Italian pastries, treats & desserts in a charming interior.
Pass By: Vesuvio Cafe, 255 Columbus Ave North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133-4508
Visitors & locals alike toast Kerouac et al. amid Beat-era memorabilia at this North Beach icon.
Pass By: City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Ave North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133-4586
City Lights is an independent bookstore-publisher combination in San Francisco, California, that specializes in world literature, the arts, and progressive politics. It also houses the nonprofit City Lights Foundation, which publishes selected titles related to San Francisco culture.
Pass By: Victoria Pastry, 700 Filbert St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Welcoming bakery serving a range of homemade Italian desserts, cookies & treats.
Pass By: Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA
Pass By: Good Mong Kok Bakery, 1039 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
Celebrated Chinese fixture boasts a variety of homemade dim sum & baked goods in a compact interior.
Pass By: Transamerica Pyramid, 600 Montgomery St Financial District, San Francisco, CA 94111-2702
The Transamerica Pyramid at 600 Montgomery Street between Clay and Washington Streets in the Financial District of San Francisco, California, United States, is a 48-story futurist building and the second-tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline.
Pass By: Salesforce Tower, 415 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105-2533
Salesforce Tower, formerly known as the Transbay Tower, is a 1,070-foot office skyscraper in the South of Market district of downtown San Francisco.
Pass By: Jackson Square, Jackson Street between Battery and Kearny, San Francisco, CA 94111
ackson Square is a neighborhood in San Francisco, California, bounded by Broadway, Washington St. on the south, Columbus Ave. on the west and Battery St. on the east with any number of nearby satellite buildings and residents outside the bounds that truly belong to the neighborhood.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infants (4 and under) are free, but they must be seated on the lap of an adult.
- Cable cars are wheeled and not on rails to provide maximum flexibility for city sightseeing
- Dress in layers as temperatures can be quite cold on the open-air cable car
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.