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Redwoods and Wine Country Day Trip from San Francisco

Highlights
  • See Sequoia Redwood tress at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
  • Visit 3 wineries, where you taste local wines, and enjoy lunch
  • Stop at Marin headlands for views and photo ops of Golden Gate Bridge
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Redwoods and Wine Country Day Trip from San Francisco
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Redwoods and Wine Country Day Trip from San Francisco
From USD 139.00
Overview
Combine gorgeous scenery, and wine tasting on the ultimate Bay Area / Wine Country tour. Visit little-known Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve - home to some of the oldest and largest Sequoia Redwoods in the world. Stop at three wineries where you can explore the vineyards, be treated to lunch, and taste a number of locally produced wines. Leave the hassles of driving and navigating to your guide and enjoy the day.
What to Expect
Start your day by getting picked up from your San Francisco hotel in one of our 15 passenger Mercedes Benz Sprinters. We will then take you up Highway 101, and into a magical redwood forest known as Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve.  Armstrong Redwoods SNR is one of the most amazing and beautiful sights in the world with Coastal Sequoias (Redwoods) that are taller (310 feet/95 meters), bigger (15 feet/4.6 meters wide), and older (1400 years old) than the trees in Muir Woods. This grove is more spectacular than Muir Woods. We guarantee it.
Before we arrive at the park, we will make a quick stop at a café for drinks and snacks. Once in the grove of redwoods, you will have a special opportunity to take a peaceful walk amongst these beautiful and awe-inspiring redwood trees by following a marked trail. There is also a seasonal waterfall here! You will spend at least one and a half hours in Armstrong Redwoods.
We will then leave Armstrong Redwoods and continue onto our first winery. On our drive through the wine region, you will learn about California’s wine country, including the history of the wine industry in California, the geography of the region, and why this area is so perfect for growing grapes and producing wine.
While in wine country, you will have an opportunity to sample some of the finest wines California has to offer. We will visit three wineries. Lunch, which is included in the price of the tour, will be served at the first winery. You may also walk the grounds of the wineries and take in the fresh California air.
We have carefully chosen wineries for you after extensive experience touring many wineries. We know how well these wineries treat our groups and how fine their wines are. The tastings are all complimentary and included in the price of the tour.
After the wine tasting, we will start on our return to San Francisco with a drive to the Marin Headlands, which provides stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco beyond. This is an excellent opportunity to take some memorable photographs. We generally arrive back to San Francisco around 6:00pm.
Tour Schedule
7:30 – 8:15 Pick up from your San Francisco hotel
8:30 Drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to Armstrong Redwoods Natural State Reserve
10:00 Arrive for a coffee break and Armstrong Redwoods
12:00 Drive to the first winery for lunch and wine tasting
2:30 Second winery
3:30 Third winery
4:30 Start return to San Francisco with a wonderful stop in the Marin headlands for photos of the Golden Gate Bridge
6:00 Arrive in San Francisco and your hotel
Reviews (19)
1 - 5 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great day. Best tour guide.

We had the best tour with Brian. He was informative, Friendly and showed us the best time. He was prepared for all. He took us to the best places with great views. I cannot day one bad thing. We had a blast.

Thank laurar814
Reviewed 1 week ago
Simply FUN!!!

From the moment you board the bus Brian was welcoming; he has an engaging personality. His commentary was interesting. He shared wonderful little tidbits of the Star Wars and sites within San Fran as we toured from the hotel pickup to the bridge. He took...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Tangelle2611
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome tour of Redwoods and Wine Country

What a great tour! Our guide Paul was fantastic! A great Scot with tons of information about San Francisco and the Russian River Valley. He took us up to the Marin Hills with 50+ mile hour winds and beautiful views of San Francisco bay in...More

Thank Hilltowner843
Reviewed 25 October 2018
Average Tour

Joe was comical and informative. However, selection of wineries could have been better. The first winery was a small family owned property, which is what we were looking for. However, nobody in our group was impressed with the flavor of ANY wines they had to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 25 October 2018
Great Tour and Guide

Small group tour, only 11 people, which was really nice. Phil, the guide, was knowledgeable and personable and kept everything going. The tour was great and we would highly recommend it to anyone going to SF.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Michelle861022
10 October 2018|
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Response from Departure818262 | Reviewed this property |
We went to Harvest Moon, Taft Street and Kendall Jackson. I think those are their 'regulars', but you would have to check with them to be sure.
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Jack S
29 September 2018|
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
It is less crowded. The trees are just as big of course. If you're planning on hiking all day you may like Muir woods better but if it is just a 2 hour stop the only difference to me was Muir woods had a bigger gift shop.
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inounvme
25 June 2018|
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
We went to Napa and Sonoma.
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