San Francisco Cable Car City Trolley Tour from Union Square
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 complimentary blankets!? Tour departs from Hearts in San Francisco, Barbary Coast Trail with departure times of 9:00a and 1:00p available.
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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: 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: Presidio of San Francisco, 210 Lincoln Boulevard on the Presidio's Main Post, 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.
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: 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: Union Square, 333 Post St San Francisco Shopping Districts, San Francisco, CA 94108-4901
End your tour where you started in 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: Pier 39, Beach Street & The Embarcadero Parking area, San Francisco, CA 94133
Pass By: Boudin at the Wharf, 160 Jefferson St Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
San Francisco famous Boudin at the Wharf
Pass By: SS Jeremiah O'Brien, Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
SS Jeremiah O'Brien is a Liberty ship built during World War II and named for American Revolutionary War ship captain Jeremiah O'Brien. Now based in San Francisco, she is a rare survivor of the 6,939-ship armada that stormed Normandy on D-Day, 1944.
Pass By: USS Pampanito, Pier 45 @ Fisherman Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
USS Pampanito, a Balao-class submarine, was a United States Navy ship, the third one named for the pompano fish. She completed six war patrols from 1944 to 1945 and served as a Naval Reserve Training ship from 1960 to 1971.
Pass By: Fisherman's Wharf, Jefferson Street Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf, on the northern waterfront, is one of the city's busiest tourist areas. Souvenir shops and stalls selling crab and clam chowder in sourdough bread bowls appear at every turn, as do postcard views of the bay, Golden Gate and Alcatraz.
Pass By: Hyde Street Pier, 2905 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1225
Hyde Street Pier
Pass By: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, 499 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is located in San Francisco, California, United States. The park includes a fleet of historic vessels, a visitor center, a maritime museum, and a library/research facility.
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: 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: 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: 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: 1070 Lombard Street between Jones St and Hyde St, 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: 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: 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: 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.
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
- Departure point: Powell St & Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
- Duration: 180 to 210 minutes (Approx.)
- Return Details: Returns to original departure point
- 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
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- 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
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- 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
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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