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A Friend in Town Tours

San Francisco, CA 94107
+1 510-533-9211
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Excellent Full Day Tour

I thought a full day would be too much, but I was so wrong. Jesse made the day fly by, collected... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bob P
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Newbury
Perfectly customized tour!

Jesse did an outstanding job of customizing a city and Muir Woods tour that was perfect for me, my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Phil B
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Alpharetta
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Enjoy customized private tours of San Francisco (incl. places the big buses can't go), Napa& Sonoma wine country, Silicon Valley, Carmel, Big Sur. Unusual itineraries include: locales from Hitchcock's "Vertigo"; Russian River Wine Country; Filoli gardens. You can be picked up at your home, the airport, your hotel, even at your cruise ship dock--or dropped off there. We are especially accommodating to those with limited mobility, older folks, energetic children, foodies, photographers...and offer a warm dry alternative on rainy days. Come experience the off-the-beaten-path wineries where they'll treat you like VIPs, great gardens, legions of quaint Victorians, The Castro, hang-gliders, lighthouses, beautiful hidden vistas. Been here many times before? You still haven't seen all of our wonders.
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+1 510-533-9211

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought a full day would be too much, but I was so wrong. Jesse made the day fly by, collected us direct from the ship right on time. He keep the tour interesting and informative, I had been to San Fran before but never...More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jesse did an outstanding job of customizing a city and Muir Woods tour that was perfect for me, my wife and twin 17 year old boys. My boys loved Jesse - he is a wealth of knowledge and passion of his city!

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Jesse did a wonderful job. We would highly recommend him for tours in San Francisco. The booking process was easy to use. He arrived on time with a very comfortable vehicle. He had a lot of knowledge about the history of the city. A wonderful...More

Thank kmbmab
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I can't imagine a better tour than Jesse's. He picked us up at our hotel in Redwood Shores, which is about 25 miles south of the city, and returned us to our hotel at the end of the day. Try to get that level of...More

Thank bobnterry2017
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My family of five took a half day tour of San Francisco with Jesse and the tour was fantastic. My wife and I had previously toured with Jesse 6 years ago and we didn't hesitate to book a tour again with our family to see...More

Thank Wintwanderer
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited San Francisco for the first time in December 2016. We decided to take a day outing to the Nappa Valley. We were fortunate to have found an excellent tour operator "a friend in town" owned run and guide tour Jesse...More

Thank Bedfordview
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I took my daughter to SF & Napa for her 30th birthday. Since our time was limited, I wanted to hire a private guide. I booked Jesse just by his reviews on line, and I was NOT disappointed. He picked us up at 9:30 at...More

Thank missyWCTx
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We went to visit San Francisco and wanted to go on a tour while we were there but was a little bit leery of booking online. I checked Trip Advisor and "A friend in town" was highly recommended so we booked a day trip with...More

1  Thank M H
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I took private tours "Everybody's Favorite City" and Muir Woods. Jesse shared with us numerous places that make San Francisco Bay Area special and memorable. Very nice and knowledgeable guide. We'll highly recommend him. We will use him again. Maria

Thank Mariau12016
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Jesse took us on a custom tour of Filoli, Palo Alto and Stanford University. Jesse. Told us so much about the area and California in general. The trip was so enjoyable!

Thank McCrockett
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