The best excursions from San Francisco around


Yosemite National Park in California

A trip along the west coast of the United States It has as an essential destination the San Francisco city, in California.

But apart from the visits in San Francisco that you are going to do, you can consider taking the city as a base to do someexcursions around.

The options are many and diverse, and you can combine them according to what you have more interest in knowing.

El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in California

In order to facilitate the planning of your trip to that city and the surrounding area of ‚Äč‚ÄčCalifornia, we propose the 5 best excursions from San Francisco.

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Yosemite excursion from San Francisco

Perhaps one of the most interesting is the transfer to Yosemite National park, one of the most visited in the United States.

There you will discover its forest of giant sequoia trees, which are the largest trees in the world, on the route you will cross old cities of the old west, and you will see beautiful waterfalls, enclaves as famous as Captain and unforgettable landscapes.

Keep in mind that the best time to visit the park is from May to October as it is usually snowy in winter.

You will travel by bus with Wi-Fi and although the tour is in English, you have audioguide in Spanish.

This tour has a duration of 14 hours from when you are picked up and left again at your hotel.

Here you have all the information about the Yosemite tour from San Francisco.

Napa Valley in California

Excursion to Napa and Sono mom

Another reason why California is known is for its wines, and in the Napa and Sonoma valleys there are two of the most important wine areas in the region.

In the excursion that we propose, in addition to enjoying these beautiful wine valleys, you can see the farms of the region with their production of all kinds of dairy and cheese.

This tour lasts 7 hours and transfers are by minibus with a Spanish guide.

Check the details of the Napa and Sonoma valleys tour from San Francisco.

Excursion to Muir Woods and California vineyards

Another alternative to know the vineyards in the valleys of Sodom and Napa and taste their wines, is to combine the excursion with the Visit Muir Woods to see the giant sequoia trees.

These impressive trees can reach up to 150 meters high and live 4,000 years.

Giant sequoia in California

To know this beautiful forest of 295 hectares that is near San FranciscoIt is important to know that you do not arrive by public transport, so you either rent a car to go on your own or sign up for an excursion like this.

This combined excursion of wine tourism and the sequoia forest visit It lasts 9 hours, and although it is carried out with an English guide, if you want you can have Spanish audio guide.

Here you have all the information about the Muir Woods and California wines tour.

Excursion to Muir Woods and Sausalito

Yes to see the giant sequoia trees by Muir Words you prefer to sign up for a simpler excursion in addition to Spanish guide, you have this option that combines the visit of the forest with that of Sausalito.

In this small residential town located in front of the San Francisco peninsula, you can see the typical flouting houses that border the coast, and you will have excellent panoramic views of the Californian city.

Sausalito in the San Francisco Bay


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Sausalito is one of the places chosen by many celebrities as habitual residence.

This excursion has a duration of 4 hours and, as we have commented, it is done with the company of a guide in Spanish.

All the information you need to know about the excursion to Muir Woods and Sausalito.

Excursion to Lake Tahoe from San Francisco

Another of the most beautiful places you can consider getting to know near San Francisco is the lake tahoe.

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It is a large freshwater lake that is located in the mountains of Sierra Nevada, between Nevada and California, which is also the highest located in North America.

For this Lake Tahoe excursion you will need two days, and during it you will know the mining town of Placerville, you will cross the delta of Sacramento River and the El Dorado National Forest.

Many travelers arrived in this area at the time of the Golden fever.

Already in the lake tahoe you can enjoy the wide range of activities offered by this resort of Mountain.

The tour is done in English and you have some optional excursions like going to the Emerald Bay State Park.

Here you can check all the details of this 2 day excursion to Lake Tahoe.

Carmel in California

Excursion to Carmel and Monterrey

Not far from San Francisco there are two fairytale towns that you might love to meet, Carmel and Monterrey.

On the excursion that from San Francisco takes you to them you must take the highway 1, known as the Pacific Coast Highway, which is one of the most beautiful and popular roads in the United States, with beautiful views of the peaceful and its steep cliffs.

Carmel It is a town that seems out of a story in which artists have established themselves with more than 100 art galleries distributed throughout it.

Here you will know the Mission of San Carlos Borromeo, place where the remains of Fray Junipero Serra, who was the founder of the Alta California missions.

AND Monterrey It is another beautiful town famous for its mansions and where you will meet the famous Cannery row, which is the new promenade where many buildings that were old sardine packaging machines have been restored as restaurants, shops, galleries and an aquarium.

The tour lasts 10 hours by minibus and is done with a Spanish guide.

Check the information on the excursion to Carmel and Monterrey from San Francisco.