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Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open Bus tours
See the sights of Hollywood on this tour by open-top Mercedes minibus or Ford Van with a canopy, 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.
Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour
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.
Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
From the Hollywood sign to the sunny beaches of Santa Monica to the glitz of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles 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 Venice Beach to the Sunset Strip to Griffith Park and more—so that you don't need to worry about missing a thing.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)
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 either of the two departure points or taking the Sausalito ferry back to San Francisco (Pier 41).
Shared 3 Hours Los Angeles VIP Tour
This is a great choice for time-tight travelers visiting Los Angeles. Save hours researching the best things to do in the city, and instead, go on a special tour that visits the city’s most photogenic spots and famous locations. Along the way, listen to commentary and stop to take photos near the Hollywood Sign, the American Film Academy, the Sunset Strip, Beverly Hills, and Rodeo Drive.
Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey
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.
Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco
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.
San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise
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.
San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
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.
Hollywood and Celebrity Homes Bus Tour
Take an open-air bus tour through Hollywood and Beverly Hills and explore some of the area’s landmarks and celebrity homes. See famous landmarks such as the Hollywood Sign, the Walk of Fame, and the Chinese Theatre. Keep an eye out for celebrity sightings as you drive through Beverly Hills and view the homes of Tom Cruise, Taylor Swift, Leonardo DiCaprio and many more.
Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco
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.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Small Group Yosemite and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco
Travel by minibus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park on a small-group day trip to one of the most visually stunning places on earth—considered the crown jewel of America’s national parks. This full-day itinerary takes you through the orchards of the Central Valley to Yosemite Valley, stopping first for a stroll through a grove of giant sequoias. Find plenty of photo ops of Half Dome, El Capitan, and Yosemite Falls. Numbers are limited to 15 passengers to ensure a personalized experience with your knowledgeable guide.
Wine Country Small-Group Tour from San Francisco with Tastings
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.
2.5-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey
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.
Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Napa Valley
Discover the Napa Valley at a relaxed pace on a 6.5-hour small-group tour. Comfortable transportation collects you from your hotel and carries your group to three distinct wineries, where you can enjoy tastings at your own expense. Listen to live commentary and ask questions at any time. Your experience also includes a complimentary picnic lunch at a charming winery.
3-Hour Monterey Bay Winter Whale-Watching Tour in California
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.
San Diego Scenic Tour
In just four hours, experience the scenic highlights of San Diego and its neighboring areas. Watch sea lions and pelicans on the beaches of La Jolla and capture fantastic views from the top of Mt Soledad. Soak up the Old World elegance of the mansions and Hotel Del on Coronado Island, and find peace in the urban oasis of Balboa Park. Wind through downtown and Old Town San Diego, learning about the city’s history along the way. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour limited to just 14 people.
San Diego Harbor Cruise
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.
La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour
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.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Alcatraz with Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour
Combine three of the Bay Area's top attractions—Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods, and Sausalito—in a single tour from San Francisco. Enjoy comfortable transportation in a luxury tour van, which includes a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge, allowing you to focus on the scenery instead of driving and directions. Your Alcatraz admission includes the ferry ride and the audio tour, and independent travelers will love the free time to explore both Muir Woods and Sausalito. 8:30am option will start with Muir Woods and Sausalito then go to Alcatraz 9:10am option will start with Alcatraz then go to Muir Woods and Sausalito
The Best of LA Tour: Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Griffith Park +More
Explore Hollywood, Los Angeles, and beyond on this all-day guided excursion from Anaheim, downtown L.A., or North Hollywood. After a convenient hotel pickup, head out with a knowledgeable guide and experience classic sites and neighborhoods like the Hollywood Sign and the Walk of Fame, Memorial Coliseum, Griffith Observatory, Venice Beach, and Santa Monica Pier.
Joshua Tree National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour
Southern California’s Joshua Tree National Park can be a bit intimidating to take on all on your own; however, this Joshua Tree National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour lets you explore the park in your own vehicle while navigating the area with a tour that leads the way. Just download the app on your smartphone, launch the app when you get the park, and follow the recommended route and speed limit.
Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach
Cruise off the coast of Orange County in search of whales on this excursion from Newport Beach. Watch the rugged, beautiful scenery of the Pacific Coast glide by as you listen to interesting commentary from your crew about the native California marine life. Watch for blows and tail slaps; these signal that humpback, minke, grey, finback or giant blue whales are near. Dolphins and other marine life are also in abundance during this family-friendly, year-round whale watching tour.
Alcatraz Inside and One Day Bike Rental
Get two classic San Francisco experiences—a bike ride starting at Fisherman’s Wharf and a visit to the notorious prison island of Alcatraz—in one combined tour package. Take a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island, where you can explore at your own pace on a self-guided audio tour. Use the flexible 1-day bike rental on the day of your choosing and enjoy a safe ride with a helmet included.
What people are saying about Bus Tours in California
Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open Bus tours"Tommy was great. Loved his sense of humor. The jokes just kept rolling. The price for the experience is definitely worth it."..."
Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour"Great info about the city on the recorded tour! Great value to see all the sights and hop off and on at a lesurely pace! Friendly and helpful staff!"..."
Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More"It was great experience They have covered more places Totally worth it . Pick up and drop off was on time"..."
Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)"Everything from the view of the Golden Gate Bridge, the drivers helpful narration, the breathtaking hike in Muir Woods, lunch in Sausalito, and the exhilarating ferry ride back was perfection."..."
Shared 3 Hours Los Angeles VIP Tour"So glad we picked this tour. Our guide was superb and got us to places other vans could not go! Great picture opportunities all over the city, thank you."..."
Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey"I enjoyed myself on this Discovery whale watching tour. The captain and guide were kind, patient, and informative. We saw wild dolphins, humpback whales, and finally the infamous orca. They took their time and gave us ample time to see them. It was an overall great experience. I recommend it👌🏾"..."
Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco"Great day in Sonoma/Napa even with cold and rainy weather. Tour guide knew his stuff and could handle that long bus! I learned so many things from him and would tour again."..."
San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise"The dance floor was nice and big and the waiter kept the drinks comming. The dj played all that was requested."..."
San Diego Whale Watching Cruise"Excellent. We saw whales and dolphins. We saw whales and dolphins. 100 characters min, which is why we have to repeat everything!"..."
Hollywood and Celebrity Homes Bus Tour"Sammy was amazing! I would highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting Los Angeles. This tour had the best sites of celebrity homes as well as LA landmarks."..."
Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco"I and my younger brother were in SFO for business. We took this trip over the weekend as break from business. It was time well spent. The tour covered all the significant locations and the guide had good knowledge."..."
Small Group Yosemite and Giant Sequoias Day Trip from San Francisco"Excellent tour, good and informative guide, probably should do the trip in summer as well. Long day with long drives there and back, some very scenic. Well worth it though. Not much wildlife seen hence you should probably go in summer too."..."
Wine Country Small-Group Tour from San Francisco with Tastings"The weather was so dreadful that one of the wineries on our tour was actually under water but our excellent guide Anthony called ahead and managed to rearrange our trip times and book us in elsewhere. He was very knowledgeable about all the wines and incredibly entertaining. Thoroughly recommend"..."
2.5-Hour Electric Bike Tour Along 17 Mile Drive of Coastal Monterey"Fabulous scenery and great bikes. Guide made it seem like he was telling the story for the first time. Bikes are easy to use and more motorised than European equivalents. Easy to master."..."
Small-Group Wine-Tasting Tour through Napa Valley"Great trip! Awesome tour guide! Loved every minute and enjoyed the variety of wineries that was chosen."..."
3-Hour Monterey Bay Winter Whale-Watching Tour in California"Amazing time on our whale watching tour! We saw 5 humpback whales and literally hundreds of dolphins."..."
San Diego Scenic Tour"Our guide Edward was great. He out an extra bonus sign seeing stop because we were running on a good time schedule"..."
San Diego Harbor Cruise"Seeing San Diego from the water was a great experience! All my family members enjoyed the trip and thought it money well spent!"..."
La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour"Ian was a great tour guide! We got the full experience and then some. We saw all types of sea friends, from sea pups to tiger sharks. Loved every bit of the tour."..."
Alcatraz with Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour"Better than expected even though the weather was rough rain and wind the tour was interesting and informative I also found out a guy from my old NYC neighborhood was a infamous inmate there! Audio tour made all the difference."..."
The Best of LA Tour: Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Griffith Park +More"Great positive experience, we got to see lots of interesting landmarks of LA without the hassle of driving and parking. Jerry is perfect as our driver, very informative."..."
Joshua Tree National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour"It was great having a commentator talking to us as we reached each point at Joshua Tree. Well worth the money."..."
Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach"We saw lots of bottle nose dolphins and a mother and calf grey whale. The staff went out of their way to find a whale for us to see. We didn’t get to see the whole body but it was still a nice boat ride."..."
Alcatraz Inside and One Day Bike Rental"Fantastic trip and great value. Alcatraz is so interesting and this trip is fab, we biked over the bridge to a gorgeous little village then biked back. We got fabulous photos and made some amazing memories loved it"..."
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