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San Francisco Day Trips

Sightseeing Tours to SF Bay Area attractions, and back in one day

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San Francisco is a wonderful and exciting place to visit, not least of all because of the many attractions within a days journey of the city. You can head north to Wine Country and Muir Woods west to Yosemite National Park or south to Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Napa Valley vineyardsSeveral locations that qualify as day trips have a page of their own on The list to the right contains links to a number of sightseeing tour options for the Northern California Wine Country—Sonoma and Napa Valleys, Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park.
Scroll down to learn about visiting the Central Cost of California with day trips to Monterey and Carmel.

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San Francisco to Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive Day Tour

Lone Cypress on 17-Mile DriveVisit one of the most breathtaking coastlines in the world. Travel south through Silicone Valley and the beach town of Santa Cruz to the town of Monterey on Monterey Bay. Cannery Row, Fisherman's Wharf and the Monterey Bay Aquarium are all here and you will have an hour to an hour and a half to explore.
Cannery Row in MontereyThe famous 17-Mile Drive takes you past the Lone Cypress, several golf courses including Pebble Beach and along the rugged coast to Carmel-by-the-Sea.
Art galleries, quaint shops and a white sand beach draw visitors from around the world to Carmel. Clint Eastwood is no longer Mayor but he does own a restaurant in Carmel.
Monterey, 17-Mile Carmel Tour (SF to Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive)

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