Duration: 2 hours; Free; If you've got a thing for the quirky, you'll love this musical trip back to the 60s! Armed with a mini-guitar, your witty troubadour and historian tour guide is sure to keep you entertained as you walk around the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, enjoying wailing tales of Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, Hell's Angels, and more! Learn about Ken Kesey's Acid Tests, the Summer of Love, and the psychedelic substances that rocked conservative America into a technicolor wonderland. Trust us -- you've never been on a tour like this one! Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be given up to 24 hours before the start of the tour (Wild SF Tours may cancel tour if less that 5 people signed up, and notify guests via email to re-book or refund). Tickets are non-refundable within 24 hours of tour's start. Tours happen rain or shine. If less than 4 have signed up, the tour may be cancelled. We will contact you by phone and email to refund or move your reservation to another tour.
Visit San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury and hear stories along the way, including the history of its glory days, from the Summer of Love to the Diggers' days
Explore Haight Street and the surrounding area, including the homes of Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, Charles Manson and more
Enjoy the music -- your knowledgeable guide comes equipped with a mini guitar to provide you with accompanying hippie songs along your wonder-filled walk
Make 7-9 stops along the way, exploring the funky shops, local hangouts and other neighborhood favorites
Hear about the history of the 1960s and 70s, and the influential community organizations that helped give the neighborhood its free flowing vibes
Note: Great for solo travelers and families. This tour has some talk of drugs and human sexuality, which may be considered inappropriate for young children. Toddlers (0-4) join free.
Radical SF Walking Tour
Duration: 4.5 hours; $30; With a young, passionate tour guide, explore the social movements and cool neighborhoods that shaped San Francisco. You'll see stunning political street art, trace Harvey Milk's gay rights movement, and understand how feminists, Latinos, artists and activists still fight for the soul of SF. On this tour, discover how the Castro became America's first "gayborhood, " a colorful and magical place for all who identify as LGBTQQIAAPT (don't worry, they'll explain). See how Mission residents worked together to save their district in the Great Earthquake of 1906. Funky, passionate, and artistically inclined, your guide will ensure you're fully entertained along your journey to local landmarks and hidden treasures. Learn fun facts, surprising myths, and historic stories about the beautiful City by the Bay from those who make an art out of living here. Get a glimpse of local life by checking out some of your guide's favorite sites, shops and local institutions. In between the two tours, you'll get a 60 minute lunch break. This might be the perfect time to put your new mini-guides of each 'hood to the test. The mini-guides are full of great dining rec's, and who knows, you might even be able to squeeze in a super-quick shopping spree while you're at it. But don't be late -- you don't wanna miss the Mission! Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be given up to 24 hours before the start of the tour (Wild SF Tours may cancel tour if less that 5 people signed up, and notify guests via email to re-book or refund).
Go on a guided tour through two radical San Francisco neighborhoods with an entertaining historian at your side
Visit the coolest spots where locals hang out, eat, drink and live
See Harvey Milk Plaza, the GLBT Museum, Castro Theatre, and Harvey's old apartment and campaign headquarters in the Castro
Hear about the Mission's vibrant Latino culture, the area's most inspiring activists, and some of the city's most well-known street art and murals -- not to mention, the city's oldest structure, the O
Note: Exact meeting location revealed upon purchase. Great for solo travelers and families. Toddlers (0-4) join free.
Haunted SF Walking Tour
Duration: 75 min; $18; Take a dark and murderous tour through the seedy past of downtown alleys and streets. Get spooked by after-dark tales of famed ghosts, mysterious deaths, ruthless villains, the old red light district, shocking assassins and more. Meet your creepy storytelling guide, an entertaining historian, near Union Square for this eerie hour-long tour. Not recommended for young children. Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be given up to 24 hours before the start of the tour (Wild SF Tours may cancel tour if less that 5 people signed up, and notify guests via email to re-book or refund).
Go into the infamous Tenderloin District's streets to hear about the unexplained mysteries that happened there by night, including:
The St. Francis Hotel and nefarious Hollywood deaths
Pinecrest Diner and the "poached eggs"murder
Curran Theater, the haunted playhouse
The "suicide alley"of 1911
Tenderloin District and the underbelly of SF crime
Glide Memorial Church, connected to cult leader Jim Jones
Site of Tessie Wall's notorious brothel
Ends at a local bar!
Note: Exact meeting location revealed upon purchase. Great for solo travelers and couples. Not recommended for young children.