Dylan’s Famous City Tour


Explore San Francisco’s top neighborhoods and landmarks with plenty of opportunities to get out and grab shots at the most iconic locations in the city. In addition you will have the unique opportunity to explore the historic Ferry Building to explore the delicious restaurants and boutique shops in the cities central hub for food and shopping.

  Time & Duration

10:00AM – 2:00PM (4 Hours)


Adult $99
Child $69 (12 & under)

  Tour Includes

  • Explore the top neighborhoods with your local guide and learn about the stories, history, and diversity of San Francisco.
  • Capture incredible moments with plenty of photo opportunities as we step out and explore. Let your guide skillfully take the photos for you, ensuring memorable snapshots of your experience.
  • A lunch break at the world famous Ferry Building where you will have a wide variety of restaurants and shopping options to choose from.
  • Want to explore even more in one day? Choose the Alcatraz Option at checkout.
  • We offer a 100% refund if you cancel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled tour.
  • We offer hotel pick-ups all over the Bay Area to our departure location for $25 per group.


dylan's famous san francisco tour Enjoy an Insider Look at San Francisco on a Top-Rated City Tour

Start the day off by visiting all the most distinct and beautiful neighborhoods in the city. From seeing the famous Painted Ladies and walking along Billionaire’s Row to soaking in the hippie culture of the Haight Ashbury, you will be able to check all of San Francisco’s most unique areas off your bucket list. Our expert guides will walk you through the history, stories, and small details of the city that you may not have discovered if you explored on your own.

This is not your standard hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Groups stay with the same bus for the entire trip with several breaks and iconic photo stops along the way. Our smaller buses offer an intimate experience without sacrificing personal space or comfort. We make sure every person on our city tour feels seen and accounted for.

Icon by mikan933Learn about the unique and delicious food culture that has made San Francisco as famous as it is for its culinary dining experience.

From learning about the best Tacos in the Mission, the history of Dim Sum and Fortune Cookies in Chinatown and what exactly makes our Clam Chowder in Fisherman’s Wharf so dang good, there is so much to learn and taste during your day with us! Your guide will curate for you the perfect restaurant list for you to try throughout your stay in the city and you can also try some of these dishes at your lunch stop at the Ferry Building.

Sausalito tour Enjoy a Lunch at the world famous Ferry Building

After your extensive San Francisco tour, we will stop in the historic Ferry Building for a lunch break. Here you will be able to try all of the amazing foods that you learned about on your tour with us and maybe also learn about a few other dishes along the way. Spend your time trying all the different dining options OR focus more on shopping and sites as you enjoy your time along the waterfront at this incredible location.

Departures are available at 10:00 AM daily.

Short on time? Experience Alcatraz, Muir Woods, and San Francisco all on the same day on Dylan’s Famous Tour with Muir Woods and Alcatraz!

*This is a sample itinerary for your tour with us. The order may change depending on the day.

Meet at Fisherman’s Wharf                                        

Plan to arrive by 9:45 AM to the meeting point at 710 Beach St. in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood directions will be provided for you.

  • 10:00 AM:  Depart Fisherman’s Wharf                                        

Our guide meets you at our departure location (710 Beach St.) shortly before 10:00 AM. After a brief roll call, we board the bus and begin our adventure. Our first stops include all the most famous neighborhoods in San Francisco!

  • 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM:  Explore San Francisco neighborhoods and landmarks

Immerse yourself into San Francisco by visiting all of the iconic sites and neighborhoods that create this unique and amazing city. Along the way you will learn about the rich culinary history of each area and where to get the best dishes in each neighborhood. From the tacos in the Mission District to the dumplings in Chinatown there is a wide variety of food to learn about and taste!

We exit the bus several times (10-minute breaks) to soak in the neighborhoods and capture amazing photos! Please see “neighborhoods & photo stops” (below) for details on each neighborhood, as well as where we stop for photos.

  • 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM:  Lunch and Shopping at The Ferry Building 

Embark on a sensory-rich tour at the San Francisco Ferry Building, where culinary delights abound. Sample artisanal cheeses, super burritos, delectable pastries, and more, while enjoying iconic bay views on this flavorful exploration.

  • 2:00 PM: Return to Fisherman’s Wharf

At the end of our amazing adventure, we drop you off at the same location where you boarded the bus, where you can choose to explore more of Fisherman’s Wharf or Little Italy.

Fisherman’s Wharf—One of San Francisco’s most popular destinations. From old shipyards to Boudin’s Bakery and the smell of fresh clam chowder, Fisherman’s Wharf has it all.

North Beach—Voted as one of the USA’s “ten great neighborhoods,” North Beach is best known as the home of Little Italy. From delicious restaurants to authentic sidewalk cafes and bakeries, you will feel the charm of San Francisco as soon as you arrive.

Chinatown—Boasting the oldest Chinatown in the United States, this 24-block mecca is bustling with energy, amazing food, and unique and colorful shops that give this area its charm.

Nob Hill—Home to some of our most famous hotels, Nob Hill offers some of the best cocktail lounges and views in the city.

*Pacific Heights—Offering one of the most scenic outlooks in all of Northern California, Pacific Heights is home to Billionaire’s Row, featuring the estates of politicians, tech titans, and other San Francisco celebrities (includes the Mrs. Doubtfire house!).

Presidio—Former military base, now a beautiful park that includes Crissy Field, Fort Point, Lucasfilm’s (George Lucas) headquarters, and the Walt Disney Museum.

*The Ferry Building: —An iconic waterfront landmark renowned for its historic architecture and vibrant marketplace featuring gourmet food vendors and artisanal products.

Haight Ashbury— Explore the legendary Haight-Ashbury district on a captivating tour through San Francisco’s counterculture heart. Immerse yourself in the bohemian vibes of this historic neighborhood, known for its iconic Victorian houses, vibrant street art, and a fascinating legacy as the epicenter of the 1960s hippie movement.

*Painted Ladies—Admire the iconic Painted Ladies, a row of beautifully restored Victorian houses nestled against the backdrop of Alamo Square made famous by the hit T.V show Full House. Revel in the picturesque charm of these historic architectural gems, showcasing San Francisco’s signature style and offering a stunning panorama of the city skyline.

*Mission District—Discover the vibrant soul of San Francisco in the Mission District, a multicultural haven where art, culture, and culinary delights converge. Roam through colorful murals, eclectic boutiques, and taste the diverse flavors of this dynamic neighborhood, renowned for its authentic Latin American cuisine and cutting-edge arts scene.

Castro District—Embark on a vibrant journey through San Francisco’s Castro District, a historic hub that has played a pivotal role in LGBTQ+ history and culture. Immerse yourself in the district’s lively atmosphere, explore its colorful streets, and learn about its rich legacy as a symbol of resilience, acceptance, and celebration.

Will there be bathroom breaks on the tour?

Yes, there will be bathroom breaks along the way. We do suggest using the bathroom before you arrive in the morning.

Will there be a lunch stop?

Yes, your lunch stop will be at the Ferry Building in San Francisco.

Where can I park for the beginning of the tour?

We suggest parking at the Anchorage Parking Garage located at 542 Beach St., San Francisco.

What should I wear for this tour?

It’s hard to predict what the weather will be like on the day of your booking, but we always suggest wearing warmer clothes (pants and jackets) with comfortable walking shoes.

Where can I eat in the Ferry Building?

Personally our favorite spot is Hog Island Oyster Co. Explore this list of Ferry Building restaurants and shopping locations.

What is your cancellation policy?

We offer a 100% refund with at least 24 hours notice prior to departure time. If providing less than 24 hours notice before departure, we offer a 50% refund.

  • Departure Times: Daily at 10:00 AM 
  • Duration: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (4 hours) 
  • Adult (13+ yrs old): $99
  • Child (0–12 yrs old): $69

Optional Alcatraz Add-On: Dylan’s Famous Tour with Muir Woods and Alcatraz