3. From San Francisco: Muir Woods and Sausalito Group Tour
Cross one of San Francisco's most famous landmarks, the Golden Gate Bridge, on your way to the beautiful redwood forests in Muir woods on this guided tour. Begin your tour by taking in the skyline of San Francisco, the Bay, and Alcatraz Island from the Golden Gate. Stop for photos and admire the Art Deco style and bright orange-colored steel. Then, head to the Muir Woods National Monument. Pass by the majestic Mount Tamalpais and down a hilly coastal route along the Marin Headlands. Reach the Muir Woods and enjoy a free walk of 1 hour and 15 minutes to stroll among the old-growth redwoods and soak up the atmosphere. Follow winding trails and admire the diversity of flora and fauna. Stop for a break and buy food or a little redwood tree souvenir in the visitor center. Next, visit the beautiful Mediterranean-style seaside city of Sausalito. Walk around the picturesque town with your guide and pass by sea-view houses, shops, and cafes lining the waterfront. Visit the colorful Sausalito houseboat community, and discover architectural gems with your guide. See repurposed working boats and vessels dating back to World War II. From here, you can decide to explore more of Sausalito or take the ferry back across the bay. You can also be dropped back off in San Francisco. Note that if your tour starts at 8:30am, your drop-off location will be at Pier 33. If your tour starts at 12:50pm, you may be dropped off at Pier 33 or at 545 Post St.