Recommended Experiences in San Francisco

What People are Saying

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Beautiful views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the bay. Food was delicious and mimosa’s were definitely bottomless! Be sure to dress warm as the putter decks are cold and windy - Andrea C
This was a Christmas gift for my girlfriend, and we had a great time together. - Luke E
My bf and I went here for our anniversary recently and had an amazing time! - Kim D
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Celebrate The Man in San Fran: A Bachelor Party with City Cruises

Atop a hilly peninsula, San Francisco is one of the most beautiful and dynamic waterfront cities in the country. Complete with cable cars, eclectic architecture, and soaring bridges, it’s one of the coolest towns to get married or host wedding-related...
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The Best Affordable All-Inclusive Wedding Packages in San Francisco

When it comes to your big day, choosing a wedding package that’s all-inclusive means you’ll get more than you bargained for — and in this case, that’s really a good thing. In fact, if you’re getting married in the Bay...
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Work Hard, Play Hard: Things to Do in San Francisco for Labor Day 2024 

What is Labor Day, and why do we celebrate it? For many Americans, it’s a three-day weekend concluding the summer. But there’s more to it than just a great end-of-season
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Anchoring Employee Engagement with City Cruises Daytime Social Events 

Continued shifts in the workplace environment have caused conversations to become a little, well, intense to say the least. Organizations need to create people-centered strategies to help employees thrive and boost productivity. An alarming 46 percent of the workforce would...
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Behind the Bars: Why was Alcatraz Built

Alcatraz, or “The Rock,” welcomes over 1.5 million visitors annually. Interest in this former military fort (turned maximum security prison to some of the most sinister criminals) doesn’t seem to
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Witnessing the Occupation of Alcatraz

Eloy Martinez is a retired contractor in the flooring business. Originally from four corners in Colorado, he grew up in a mining camp in Walsenburg, Colorado and came to California
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Alcatraz Island’s Hidden Gem – The Gardens of Alcatraz

As early as 1869, military inmates began tending the Gardens of Alcatraz. Many of these inmate gardeners had no horticulture experience, but with vocational training and donated plants, they were
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Alcatraz Cruises Announces Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Gatherings

The Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Ceremonies are annual events held on Alcatraz Island to honor the Indigenous Peoples of America and to promote their rights. Held annually since 1975, the Alcatraz
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Alcatraz Cruises’ Illustrious Night Tour

Alcatraz is mysterious at any time of day, but for those who want a real thrill, check out the Island’s Night Tour, which is particularly curious at night. As the
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Host Your Post-Wedding Brunch in San Francisco

Romance and excitement come together in San Francisco. Bustling yet charming, San Francisco is filled with culture, top-notch restaurants, diverse neighborhoods, and museums. It’s easy to get caught up in the energy of this city that captures your heart. Cable...

Frequently Asked Questions

Top things to do in San Francisco?

From water tours to land tours, there are so many fun activities to do in San Francisco, California! One great way to see the city is from the water on a tour boat. For example, some boats offer sightseeing tours, with visits to the famed Alcatraz prison. There are also romantic dinner cruises and party boats if you’re looking for a more festive evening. If you’d rather stay on land, there are plenty of options for tours as well.

What are the top activities near San Francisco?

What do I need to know before visiting San Francisco?

San Francisco is a beautiful city with plenty to see and do. There are also many great areas within the city itself. This includes:
  • Financial district: The financial district of San Francisco is home to many of the city’s tallest buildings. This includes the Transamerica Pyramid, which is the tallest building in the city
  • Chinatown: One of the most popular tourist attractions in San Francisco, Chinatown is home to a wonderful community full of amazing things to do. There are many great shops and restaurants to explore here.
  • Fisherman’s Wharf: This is a must-see for any visitors to San Francisco. Fisherman’s Wharf is home to many seafood restaurants as well as other attractions such as Pier 39.
  • Alcatraz Island: Located in the middle of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island was once home to a federal prison. Today, it is a popular tourist destination with many interesting things to see and do.

When planning your trip to San Francisco, be sure to keep these great places in mind!