san francisco, sausalito and muir woods


Explore San Francisco's most popular neighborhoods, lunch in Sausalito, and over an hour in Muir Woods National Monument. All in a Day!

Time: 9:30, daily

Location: Our minibus tours meet in the world famous Fisherman's Wharf

$109, Adult | $69, Child

*Additional $15 per person entrance into Muir Woods National Monument.

 
  • 7 different photo stops, in 14 different locations, to capture that perfect picture of your trip.

  • A full hour walking around the majestic Muir Woods Redwood National Monument. Don't worry about making reservations - we've got you covered!

  • Lunch break along the Mediterranean waterfront town of Sausalito.

  • Learn the culture, history, and architecture along with great restaurant recommendations.

  • See where Mrs. Doubtfire was filmed, the home of the hippie movement, the largest Chinatown outside of Asia, and more.

  • Looking for a great way to get around town the day after your tour? Add an electric bike rental at checkout & ride the hills with ease!

  • Please note this tour can include Alcatraz in the afternoon as well, please inquire for add-on.


We’ll meet you outside Fisherman’s Wharf (2800 Hyde Street) at your chosen tour time. Our guide will be wearing a Dylan’s Tours shirt to help you spot them easily.

After a brief roll call, we’ll board the bus and travel to our first stop. Over the next 7 hours you’ll be treated to stories about the neighborhoods, diversity, and geography of the area. We will exit the bus at several stops for photo opportunities and exploration, enjoying lunch in Sausalito and then spending over an hour in beautiful Muir Woods Redwood National Monument (where we will have your reserved space all taken care of) .

At the end of our amazing adventure, we’ll drop you off at the same location where you boarded the bus. If you have any problems, just give us a call at (415) 932-6993.

Here are the places we will explore (photo stops noted by *):

Fisherman's Wharf

One of San Francisco's most popular destinations - from beautiful old shipyards, to Boudin's Bakery and the smell of fresh clam chowder, Fisherman's Wharf has it all.

Chinatown

Boasting the largest Chinatown in the United States, this 24-block mecca is bustling with energy, amazing food, and unique and colorful shops that give this area its charm.

North Beach - Little Italy

Voted as one of the USA's "ten great neighborhoods", North Beach is best known as the home of Little Italy. From delicious restaurants to authentic sidewalk cafes and bakeries, you will feel the charm of San Francisco as soon as you arrive.

City Hall

This beautiful Beaux-Arts monument epitomizes the high-minded American renaissance of the late 18th and early 19th century. The site of Joe Dimaggio and Marilyn Monroe's marriage in 1954.

Twin Peaks*

Featuring a panoramic view of all of San Francisco, Twin Peaks offers ones of the best perspectives of the downtown skyline, surrounding hills and vistas (weather permitting).

Haight Ashbury*

The origin of the hippie culture and the birth place of the "Summer of Love." From the stunning Painted Ladies to the homes of music's favorite 60's bands, this district started the counter-culture movement across the USA.

The Mission*

Known for its prominent and colorful mural installations, delicious food, and vibrant art and music scene, The Mission embodies the culture of old and new San Francisco.

The Castro

One of the first gay neighborhoods in the United States. Colorful bars and restaurants line the streets, with the historic Castro Theater overlooking the area that Harvey Milk once called home.

Pacific Heights*

Offering one of the most scenic outlooks in all of Northern California, Pacific Heights is home to Billionaire's Row, featuring the estates of politicians, tech titans and other San Francisco celebrities (includes Mrs. Doubtfire house!)

Presidio

Former military base, now a beautiful park that includes Crissy Field, Fort Point, Lucasfilm's (George Lucas) headquarters and the Walt Disney Museum.

Golden Gate Bridge

Declared "one of the 10 wonders of the modern world," the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most recognized symbols of San Francisco. Simply stunning!

Muir Woods*

Muir Woods National Monument is home to some of the oldest and most beautiful trees in the world. Many of our guests consider this stop to be the highlight of their trip.

Fort Point*

Located just beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point gives you a front row seat to the Bay and is a great photo stop. This former military fortification was used during WWII.

Tenderloin

Nestled near downtown San Francisco, the Tenderloin neighborhood continues to resist gentrification, all while spearheading the local arts movement. It's a must-see in our modern-day city.

Sausalito*

Located just across the Golden Gate Bridge, this artistic enclave has the setting and beauty of a european mediterranean town.

Lombard Street**

All tour buses and vans are prohibited from going near Lombard Street, but we are happy to drop you close by at the end of the tour.





bike the bridGE & shuttle to Muir Woods 


Bike over the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito, then catch our minibus for a round-trip ride up to Muir Woods & back to San Francisco!

Bike pick-up: 9:15am-10:30am, daily

Location: Our bike tours depart from North Beach, a short walk from Fisherman’s Wharf

$85, 7-Speed Bike | $105, E-Bike

*Additional $15 per person entrance into Muir Woods National Monument.

 
  • All inclusive tour including bike rental, shuttle bus tour to Muir Woods National Monument, and back to San Francisco!

  • Pick up bike from Dylan's Tours bike shop & take a self-guided tour across the World Famous Golden Gate Bridge; it's a beautiful ride!

  • After dropping-off your bike in the waterfront town of Sausalito, enjoy your lunch along with spectacular views of the skyline.

  • In the afternoon, our guided shuttle bus tour departs for Muir Woods National Monument.

  • Spend over an hour walking around the majestic redwood trees, then enjoy a shuttle bus ride back to San Francisco, returning between 4-5PM.

  • Please note this tour has 2 hills and may be difficult for beginner bicycle riders.

  • NO ferry, NO taxi, NO Uber = No waiting around! Let Dylan's take care of all of your transportation needs.

Pick-up your bike in the morning (between 9:15AM-10:30AM) from The Bike Shop (782 Columbus Ave).
Before
you hit the road we’ll go through some basic safety precautions, ensuring you’re familiar with the bike, our suggested route, helmet and bike lock.

You will then begin your journey over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, with plenty of opportunities for photos. After making your way across the bridge, enjoy a leisurely downhill ride to the charming town of Sausalito, where you will drop-off your bike and have the opportunity to enjoy lunch on the beautiful waterfront.

The guided shuttle will depart Sausalito for Muir Woods Redwood National Park in the afternoon, at approximately 2PM. Upon arrival,  we will suggest plenty of trails for you to follow as you spend over an hour with some of the oldest and tallest living things in the world. After exploring the beautiful redwoods, the shuttle will depart Muir Woods and will drop you right back in Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco to complete your day. For any additional questions, please call us at (415) 932-6993.

Here are some places to see along your route:

Fisherman's Wharf

One of San Francisco's most popular destinations - from beautiful old shipyards, to Boudin's Bakery and the classic sea lions, Fisherman's Wharf has it all.

Golden Gate Bridge

Declared "one of the 10 wonders of the modern world," the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most photographed sites in the world. Simply stunning!

Sausalito

Located just across the Golden Gate Bridge, this artistic enclave has the setting and beauty of a european Mediterranean town. Enjoy your lunch on the San Francisco Bay!

Muir Woods National Monument

Muir Woods National Monument is home to some of the oldest and most beautiful trees in the world. Featuring gorgeous walking trails and striking scenery.

Marina

A dreamy neighborhood on the edge of the bay, the Marina entices visitors and locals to its boutique-lined streets and hilly green space. Offers unmatched views of the Golden Gate!

Fort Point

Located just beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point gives you a front row seat to the San Francisco Bay. This former military fortification was used during WWII.

Aquatic Park

Positioned near the end of the Hyde Street Cable Car, Aquatic Park is a National Historic Landmark on the San Francisco Bay. It is one of the cleanest beaches in California!

Palace of Fine Arts

Inspired by Roman and Greek architecture, the Palace of Fine Arts was originally constructed to celebrate San Francisco's recovery from the 1906 earthquake. A great photo stop.

Marin Headlands*

*Time permitting
Marin Headlands offers stunning, elevated views of the Golden Gate Bridge with downtown San Francisco in the backdrop.