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Dylan's Tours

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Address: San Francisco, CA 94133
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+1 415-932-6993
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We offer intimate, small group minibus and electric bicycle tours through...

We offer intimate, small group minibus and electric bicycle tours through San Francisco, Muir Woods, Alcatraz and Sausalito, led by our renowned local San Franciscan tour guides. Our Famous Tour covers San Francisco, Sausalito and Muir Woods-all in a day(maximum 14 passengers per bus)! Our City Loop E-Bike Tour is a life changing experience that takes you beyond where tour buses can go. We also offer the least expensive bike rentals in the city! Our newest and most romantic creation is our "Bikes and Picnics" option, who doesn't love to bikes and picnic in the park? We love our city and we want to give you the best experience possible.

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USD 99.00*
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The Ultimate Day in the Bay-Includes Muir Woods
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The Original City Loop Electric Bicycle Tour
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USD 79.00*
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Intro to San Francisco Electric Bike Tour

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We absolutely recommend. The tours were led by locals who was super cool and had such a good knowledge and love of the city. They were able to give us a great tour despite the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We absolutely recommend. The tours were led by locals who was super cool and had such a good knowledge and love of the city. They were able to give us a great tour despite the light rain that was most of the day. Best thing we did in San Fran. We did the famous tour. Thank y'all so much 😊

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Thank you so much for joining us on our Dylan's Famous Tour - it's great to hear that you thought it was the best thing you did in San Francisco. As you mentioned, all of our tours are led by locals who are eager to share their knowledge of San Francisco (with their favorite spots thrown in as... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small group tour, 16 -18 full. We had a fantastic time! Our tour was lead by Julio and he was absolutely incredible. FULL of interesting info, since he was born and raised in SF. It was a beautiful day and the group of people we toured with were fun. Would do this all over again!. My sister... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your Dylan's Famous Tour experience - we will be sure to share your kind words with Julio. Like you said, all of our tours are done in small groups (never more than 14 people). This allows our guides to really interact with each of our guests, really bringing our awesome city to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Before we had to work this week . Me an My colleagues had 1 day to see the city. And we choose Dylan, which turned to be a great choice. When having a jetlag you want a perfect combination of rest and activity. And with his bustour we had a great active walk through the nature of Muirwoods, but also... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Hi Marieke, Thanks so much for choosing Dylan's to show you San Francisco during your one free day here in San Francisco. We highly recommend that our visitors take our Dylan's Famous Tour during their first day visiting, as it shows our guests all of our favorite neighborhoods and gives them great restaurant and sightseeing ideas for the rest of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of our California Road Trip we were visiting San Francisco for only 3 days so we were looking to maximise our time to see all the major attractions the city has to offer....So go no further than Dylan's Tours....It does exactly what it says on the tin.....fantastic and THANK YOU

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Dylan's during your California road trip. As you mentioned, if you only have a few days in San Francisco, our Dylan's Famous Tour is the best way to "see it all." It covers all of our favorite San Francisco neighborhoods (with photo stops), goes across the Golden Gate Bridge for lunch in Sausalito, and spends just... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to go with Dylan's Tours after reading all the great reviews so we booked and went on our 2nd day in San Francisco the Dylan's Famous Tour was fantastic John our guide met up with us and introduced everyone to each other then off we went first was the city tour taking in some art deco parts including... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Hi Craig, So great to hear you enjoyed your Dylan's Famous Tour with John - we will definitely pass along your kind review to him. Like you mentioned, all of our vehicles are small minibuses, so we are able to go places where the "big buses" can't. From beautiful Twin Peaks to the iconic shot of the bridge in Marin... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the minivan tour based on the reviews on trip advisor and we were not diappointed. We were lucky to have a beautiful day in SF so got to see the city in its shining glory. Julio our driver gave us a lot of interesting information and background to the areas we travelled through. As a local he gave... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Exciting to know that your tour was the highlight of your trip to San Francisco! We will let be sure to pass along your review to Julio. As you mentioned, if you are only in San Francisco for just a day or two, we highly recommend our Dylan's Famous Tour. You see all of the highlights (and a few hidden... More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I immensely enjoyed the combination city tour and Muir Woods tour on 01/30/2017 with Eli. He was such an interesting tour guide and provided many awesome facts about the city. I have been on several tours of San Francisco over the years, however, most of those were conducted on large buses. I highly recommend using Dylan's Tours... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Hi Caroline, Thank you for joining us on our Famous Tour - we will definitely let Eli know that you enjoyed your day. We feel the same, the small minibus really does make the difference for the tour experience. You really get to interact with your guide, learning the history, culture and dynamics which make San Francisco the great city... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group private tour scheduled with Marlin that was so much better than any other tour we've taken. He was very knowledgeable and personable and really made the tour that much better. Any other tour could have taken to the same spots but Marlin really went above and beyond to make it fun. We saw so many sights... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Hi Cindy, Thanks for taking the time to review your private tour experience with Marlin. He'll be thrilled to know you enjoyed your day. All of our guides are Bay Area locals who really enjoy sharing their experiences of living and working in San Francisco. Each of them has plenty of recommendations for food, hiking, nightlife and any other places... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Famuos Tour for a foggy, rainy day and still had so much fun. Thanks to Leila, we saw so many different neighborhoods of San Francisco and it seemed, she just knows everything about her city. That was actually the main reason to go with Dylan's Tour, to have this local touch and to get a hint more... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience - we will definitely let Leila know you had fun on your tour! It's been a crazy winter here weather-wise in San Francisco, and we have received more rain already than we normally do in a year! That being said, Muir Woods is normally open every day of the year,... More 

Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dylan's Famous Tour of San Francisco is fantastic. Our tour guide Marlin was awesome, his knowledge of San Francisco was great, he was very helpful and friendly. We love the smaller and personal tour experience and would definitely recommend it to all our friends and family who would like to tour SF. One thing that I would recommend is to... More 

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NativePride415, Owner at Dylan's Tours, responded to this review

Hi Fisher, Thank you for taking the time to write about your day spent on our Dylan's Famous Tour. We'll be sure to let Marlin know you enjoyed your experience. Regarding your feedback on Muir Woods, we always try to allow our guests a little over an hour in Muir Woods to enjoy themselves. That being said, we know it's... More 

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Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighbourhood home.
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