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San Francisco Self-Guided Tours

Tours you can take on your own.

5 Fantastic Walks in San Francisco
Whether you want an urban hike or a walk in the woods, San Francisco has plenty of locations to please you. Most of them will have beautiful views. Many involve climbing hills.

49-Mile Drive
Follow our abridged version of the city's driving tour and you can avoid traffic jams, skip the boring parts and turn 49 those miles into something more like a 20-mile drive.

Bay Bridge to Pier 39
The walk from the Bay Bridge to Pier 39 leads past the Ferry Building and working piers.

Chinatown
This tour takes you down the main streets and into the back alleys of fascinating Chinatown.

North Beach Walking Tour
Take a walking tour of Francisco's North Beach neighborhood - what to see, dining suggestions, shopping

Barbary Coast Trail
An easy to follow tour of sites from San Francisco's Barbary Coast days that is marked with brass sidewalk markers. Best appreciated with a Trail Guide (purchase at the site), or you can also download an audio guide to your MP3 player or iPod.

Diverse City Destinations
Ten self-guided tours, each with a theme.

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