OVERVIEW

Iconic views, diverse history, rich culture, and incredible food – the Explore San Francisco tour has it all! Enjoy local cuisine at Fisherman’s Wharf, catch a trolley like the locals, walk across the famous Golden Gate Bridge for exceptional views of the city, and more! Whether your goal is to create a dynamic learning experience or an unforgettable adventure, this Explore San Francisco trip is for you and your group!

ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY

  • After meeting your JE Tour Director at the airport, you will transfer to your hotel
  • Dinner and time to explore a part of San Francisco like the Fisherman’s Wharf or Ghirardelli Square
  • Devotions at hotel

DAY 2: GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE / THE LONE SAILOR AND VISTA POINT / ALCATRAZ / MUSEE MECANIQUE

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge and see magnificent views of the city and bay area
  • After your walk across the bridge, stop at The Lone Sailor Statue and Vista point for a full view of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco
  • Return to Fisherman’s Wharf for lunch
  • Visit Alcatraz and tour of the world-famous prison
  • Head over to the Musée Mécanique where you will be able to see and interact with a collection of antique coin-operated arcade games and mechanical instruments
  • Time to explore and buy souvenirs at the Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39
  • Dinner and return to hotel

DAY 3: TWIN PEAKS / GOLDEN GATE PARK / CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES / PALACE OF FINE ARTS

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • See an incredible view of San Francisco from one of the highest viewpoints at the top of Twin Peaks
  • Take a walk through Golden Gate Park and stop at the Conservatory of Flowers or Japanese Tea Garden
  • Lunch
  • Head over to the California Academy of the Sciences, the only place on Earth to house an aquarium, natural history museum, and planetarium under one roof.
  • Explore the Walt Disney Family Museum and stop by the Palace of Fine Arts
  • Dinner and return to hotel

DAY 4: MINISTRY / CABLE CAR / LOMBARD STREET / EXPLORATORIUM

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • Serve at local San Francisco ministry that focuses on serving the homeless population
  • Lunch and a stop at Lombard Street, the most crooked street in the world
  • Head over to the Exploratorium where you will spend the afternoon exploring exhibits through science, human perception, and art.
  • Take a ride on the iconic San Francisco Cable Car as you head to Dinner.

DAY 5: TRAVEL DAY / CHINA TOWN

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • Spend your last morning exploring the famous China Town district in San Francisco where you can buy unique souvenirs and even tour the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory
  • Depart for airport and return home

STAY LONGER?

  • Add 1-2 Days and visit Yosemite National Park, Stanford University, or UC Berkeley!

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WHY TRAVEL WITH JE?

Here at Joshua Expeditions, our ultimate goal is to provide opportunities for life change through travel. Every high-quality travel experience with JE is a chance for travelers to deepen their understanding of God, examine new cultures through a Biblical worldview, and help give back through the JE Ministry Fund. Explore the world with JE and see how you can make a difference.

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