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Best guided tours in California, USA

  1. Aquarium of the Pacific: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Admission | GetYourGuide
  2. Aquarium of the Pacific: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Admission | GetYourGuide

    If you reserve skip-the-ticket-booth-line access to the Aquarium of the Pacific, you may see its major galleries and spectacular outdoor displays in less than an hour. Observe marine life from all corners of the Pacific.

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  3. Universal Studios Hollywood: Ticket with Easy Cancellation | GetYourGuide
  4. Universal Studios Hollywood: Ticket with Easy Cancellation | GetYourGuide

    With a Universal Studios Hollywood ticket, you may enjoy either one or two days of action-packed entertainment. Explore a functional movie studio and the top stores, restaurants, and cinemas of Los Angeles at CityWalk.

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  5. Skip-the-Line: USS Midway Museum Entry Ticket | GetYourGuide
  6. Skip-the-Line: USS Midway Museum Entry Ticket | GetYourGuide

    The USS Midway Museum in San Diego is a must-see while you're in the area. Skip the wait when you visit the US Navy's oldest aircraft carrier.

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  7. Warner Bros. Studios Hollywood Tour | GetYourGuide
  8. Warner Bros. Studios Hollywood Tour | GetYourGuide

    Become a part of Hollywood history by visiting a real studio. You can spend time with your friends on the actual Central Perk couch, learn about the progression of Batmobile technology, and get a closer look at the shows you love by going on a behind-the-scenes tour.

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  9. San Diego: SeaWorld Skip-the-Line Park Admission Ticket | GetYourGuide
  10. San Diego: SeaWorld Skip-the-Line Park Admission Ticket | GetYourGuide

    SeaWorld San Diego is a fun and interactive marine park where you can dive beneath the waves. Choose to include an all-day dining ticket on your vacation.

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  11. San Francisco: Golden Gate Bay Cruise | GetYourGuide
  12. San Francisco: Golden Gate Bay Cruise | GetYourGuide

    Explore San Francisco's beautiful waterfront on a tour of Alcatraz Island, the world's most infamous jail. The 16 languages are supported by a highly lauded audio commentary on the city's history.

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  13. San Francisco: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket | GetYourGuide
  14. San Francisco: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket | GetYourGuide

    From the upper deck of a double-decker tour bus, you can take in the sights of San Francisco at your leisure. A Classic, Premium, or Deluxe ticket will allow you to visit the Transamerica Pyramid and the Golden Gate Bridge, among other notable sights.

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  15. San Francisco: Yosemite National Park & Giant Sequoias Hike | GetYourGuide
  16. San Francisco: Yosemite National Park & Giant Sequoias Hike | GetYourGuide

    The Giant Sequoia Walk and the beautiful views of Yosemite National Park are both included in this trip. On the journey back to San Francisco, you'll witness Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, and Giant Sequoia trees.

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  17. San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences Entry Ticket | GetYourGuide
  18. San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences Entry Ticket | GetYourGuide

    As far as I know, it's the only one of its kind in the globe. At the same moment, you may see African penguins, go through space, and explore a coral reef!

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  19. Napa Valley: Guided Wine Tour with Picnic Lunch | GetYourGuide
  20. Napa Valley: Guided Wine Tour with Picnic Lunch | GetYourGuide

    Take a guided wine tour through the world-famous Napa Valley, North America's most famous wine region. During this tour, you'll visit a handful of boutique wineries that your guide has personally selected, and you'll have a delicious picnic lunch.

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  21. Antelope & Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce & Monument Valley | GetYourGuide
  22. Antelope & Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce & Monument Valley | GetYourGuide

    Zip across the stunning Zion and Bryce National Parks, Lake Powell, and the Grand Canyon in just three days. Make the most of your time in Monument Valley by taking a 4x4 trip with assured departures.

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  23. Los Angeles: The Official Hollywood Sign Hiking Tour | GetYourGuide
  24. Los Angeles: The Official Hollywood Sign Hiking Tour | GetYourGuide

    Get up close and personal with the famed Hollywood Sign while hiking around Los Angeles. It is a great place to see some of the most famous film studios in the world, as well as to learn about the history of Los Angeles.

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  25. Beverly Hills and Hollywood: Helicopter Tour | GetYourGuide
  26. Beverly Hills and Hollywood: Helicopter Tour | GetYourGuide

    Admire Beverly Hills and Hollywood from a private helicopter tour. On this 25-minute helicopter trip, you'll fly over the Hollywood Sign and take in the vistas.

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  27. Los Angeles: Petersen Automotive Museum Admission Ticket | GetYourGuide
  28. Los Angeles: Petersen Automotive Museum Admission Ticket | GetYourGuide

    You can experience more than a century of motoring history for the price of a single general admission ticket. As many as 100 world-famous automobiles will be on display for visitors to admire. The interactive exhibits are sure to be a hit with all members of the family.

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  29. La Jolla: 90-Minute Sea Cave Kayaking Tour with Guide | GetYourGuide
  30. La Jolla: 90-Minute Sea Cave Kayaking Tour with Guide | GetYourGuide

    Via kayak, you may explore La Jolla's Ecological Reserve and the Seven Sea Caves. In this marine protected area, you can find one of California's most diverse and rich marine ecosystems.

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  31. Los Angeles: Hollywood & Celebrity Homes Tour | GetYourGuide
  32. Los Angeles: Hollywood & Celebrity Homes Tour | GetYourGuide

    Take an open-top bus tour of Hollywood, West Hollywood, and Beverly Hills to see where the affluent and famous congregate. Explore the world's entertainment capital's hotspots and celebrity houses.

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  33. From San Francisco: Muir Woods and Sausalito Half-Day Trip | GetYourGuide
  34. From San Francisco: Muir Woods and Sausalito Half-Day Trip | GetYourGuide

    Whether you're looking for towering redwoods or the sound of lapping waves, a brief trip up the northern San Francisco Bay is a great way to see it all.

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  35. San Francisco: Exploratorium Daytime Admission | GetYourGuide
  36. San Francisco: Exploratorium Daytime Admission | GetYourGuide

    Full-day entry to San Francisco's Exploratorium allows you to touch, tinker, and play with hundreds of hands-on displays.


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  37. 90-Minute San Diego SEAL Tour | GetYourGuide
  38. 90-Minute San Diego SEAL Tour | GetYourGuide

    Take a dip in San Diego's most unusual tourist attraction. The San Diego SEAL takes visitors on a land-and-water tour of San Diego.

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  39. South Lake Tahoe: Sightseeing Cruise of Emerald Bay | GetYourGuide
  40. South Lake Tahoe: Sightseeing Cruise of Emerald Bay | GetYourGuide

    Tour South Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay on a two-hour sightseeing cruise at sunset or during the day. You can eat and drink while admiring the scenery, including views of Lake Tahoe.

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  41. Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus
  42. Hollywood Sightseeing and Celebrity Homes Tour by Open-Top Bus

    This open-top Mercedes minibus tour lets you take in the sights of Hollywood from the safety of your seat. The Dolby Theatre, Rodeo Drive, Hollywood, and the movie studios will all be included in itineraries with a tour guide on board. Here you may see the residences that renowned people have lived in, both in the past and present.

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  43. Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito) 2022 - San Francisco
  44. Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito) 2022 - San Francisco

    This half-day trip from San Francisco visits a historic coastal redwood forest and beautiful Sausalito. See some of the world's oldest and tallest trees at Muir Woods, just across the Golden Gate Bridge. Enjoy the stunning views of the San Francisco skyline from Sausalito's waterfront, then explore one of the numerous art galleries. You can be dropped off at one of two departure points or take a boat from Sausalito to San Francisco (Pier 41).

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  45. Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
  46. Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More

    The Hollywood sign and Santa Monica beach are two of the city's most famous sights, although it can be tough to see them all. This guided tour takes you from Venice Beach through the Sunset Strip and on to Griffith Park, so you won't have to worry about missing anything.

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  47. Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco 2022
  48. Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Full-Day Tour from San Francisco 2022

    On this full-day tour departing from San Francisco, you'll see some of California's most renowned wine regions. Wineries in Napa and Sonoma provide a wide range of varietals, from famous brands to smaller, family-run businesses. Learn how wine is created and how food is prepared in the Sonoma Valley area while having a gourmet lunch at Sonoma Square Plaza.

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  49. San Francisco Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Premium Option 2022
  50. San Francisco Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Premium Option 2022

    A double-decker sightseeing bus is the best way to explore San Francisco's most famous monuments. Pier 39, the Palace of Fine Arts, and Union Square are all part of this 49-square-mile journey. Before getting back on the bus, take your time, stop at any of the 16 stations, and explore at your own pace. An additional 24 hours of hop-on, hop-off, and hop-off time can be added to a Premium or Deluxe pass by purchasing a night tour.

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  51. San Diego Harbor Cruise with Live Guided Commentary 2022
  52. San Diego Harbor Cruise with Live Guided Commentary 2022

    During your 1 or 2-hour San Diego Harbor tour, relax, sunbathe, and explore. Enjoy a fully-narrated tour of San Diego's skyline, the Coronado Bridge, the US Naval fleet, and the harbor's sea lions. One-or two-hour cruises are available, depending on your interests and time.

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  53. Muir Woods and Wine Country, Lunch Option from San Francisco 2022
  54. Muir Woods and Wine Country, Lunch Option from San Francisco 2022

    Visiting the Northern California wine area and Muir Woods is a terrific wine country tour from San Francisco. This Super Saver lets you tour Marin, Sonoma, and Napa Counties for one low fee. You'll start by walking through Muir Woods National Monument with an expert guide. Then you'll visit three wineries. You'll cross the Golden Gate Bridge and enjoy lunch time in Sonoma Plaza if you didn't upgrade.

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  55. Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
  56. Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

    Visit the Warner Bros. Studio and learn about the making of some of your favorite movies. Tour guides will show you around. In addition to seeing the famous Central Perk cafe from "Friends," you'll also learn about green-screen technology and the back-lot sets. Your favorite scenes from the DC Universe and Harry Potter films will be brought to life for the grand finale.

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  57. San Francisco to Yosemite National Park Day Trip with Entry 2022
  58. San Francisco to Yosemite National Park Day Trip with Entry 2022

    Visit Yosemite National Park in the Sierra Nevada for a day excursion from San Francisco. Once you arrive at Yosemite National Park, you'll be awed by the park's many natural wonders, including Half Dome and El Capitan's towering granite rock faces. Make your way through a forest of ancient sequoias and enjoy several hours of free exploration.

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  59. Alcatraz Island Visit and San Fracisco Bay Cruise 2022 - San Francisco
  60. Alcatraz Island Visit and San Fracisco Bay Cruise 2022 - San Francisco

    For your convenience, we've bundled these two must-see San Francisco attractions into one easy package. This is a great method to move about San Francisco faster without having to wait in huge ticket lines. Taking a boat to Alcatraz Island will allow you to see the Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary and listen to an audio tour. The tour also includes a stop at Pier 39 to see the sea lions and the waterfront, as well as views of the city skyline. The event is free for children under the age of four.

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  61. Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise
  62. Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

    While cruising through San Francisco Bay, take in one of the state's most iconic sights. From the deck of this narrated tour of San Francisco Bay, which sails beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, may be seen from the deck of this For those who want a more secluded view, they can choose to relax in their cabin or on the deck.

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  63. San Diego Zoo Safari Park Tram Tour 2022
  64. San Diego Zoo Safari Park Tram Tour 2022

    The famous San Diego Zoo Safari Park displays more than 3,500 animals grazing in spacious cages that resemble their natural habitat. Go on a safari trip unlike any other outside of Africa itself, with displays inspired by the African Serengeti and the Asian Savanna. With digital tickets, simply scan your phone for quick access into the Safari Park. The ticket must be redeemed on the trip date indicated.

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  65. GoCar San Francisco Tour
  66. GoCar San Francisco Tour

    San Francisco's streets are yours to explore at your own pace as a GoCar drives you around. Narrative cars, which Time Magazine called "one of the year's best ideas," let you explore the city at your own leisure. Take this adorable small car to the Presidio, Coit Tower, Chinatown, and Lombard Street to learn about the city's history and culture. You may choose between two convenient drop-off locations: Union Square or Beach Street near Fisherman's Wharf.

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  67. Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco
  68. Monterey, Carmel and 17-Mile Drive - Full Day Tour from San Francisco

    From San Francisco, take a full-day tour on one of California's most scenic highways. Some of Pebble Beach's homes may be seen on 17-Mile Drive as you drive down Highway 1. Free time to see Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey. Drive back to San Francisco from Carmel by the Sea or Silicon Valley.

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  69. Skip the Line: USS Midway Museum Admission Ticket in San Diego
  70. Skip the Line: USS Midway Museum Admission Ticket in San Diego

    San Diego's USS Midway Museum explores American naval history. This gigantic ship, the longest-serving aircraft carrier of the twentieth century, now offers interactive exhibitions, a self-guided audio tour, and numerous restored aircraft. A must-see military attraction for San Diego and the U.S.

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  71. Painted Ladies San Francisco City Tour
  72. Painted Ladies San Francisco City Tour

    Take a ride through San Francisco's best landmarks in a retro fashion with our "painted ladies" tour by a vintage Volkswagen bus decked out with long, lovely eyelashes, so you can't miss your tour vehicle. In addition to the Palace of Fine Arts, the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park and the Civic Center, you'll pass through Chinatown, Union Square, Pacific Heights, North Beach, Haight-Ashbury and the Hayes Valley area.

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  73. Skip the Line: Express Ticket at Universal Studios Hollywood
  74. Skip the Line: Express Ticket at Universal Studios Hollywood

    This Universal Express Ticket is recommended to guarantee that your visit to Universal Studios Hollywood is as delightful as possible. With this ticket, you'll get access to all of the park's attractions for the full day, as well as a single-use ticket for every single one. Each day, only a certain number of Express Tickets are sold to make sure that everyone has the best experience possible.

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  75. Aquarium of the Bay General Admission Ticket
  76. Aquarium of the Bay General Admission Ticket

    In San Francisco, between Fisherman's Wharf and the Alcatraz ferry dock, visit the Aquarium of the Bay. The aquarium's primary exhibit areas, home to more than 20,000 sea species, are all accessible with a basic admission ticket. Learn about what is commonly found in San Francisco Bay and the neighboring Pacific, including sharks, river otters, and even octopuses. At the aquarium, you can walk through glass tunnels where schools of anchovies and jellyfish glow in the dark.

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What are guided tours?

As a general rule, guided tours are all-inclusive group trips that are led by a local expert in the area and follow a predetermined travel agenda. There are several guided tours, skip-the-line tickets, group day/night trips, culinary tastings, wine tastings, and even airport shuttles available.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

Explore and experience your destination like a local.

Uncover hidden Gems! There are guided tours on places and activities that you never thought existed!
You’ll find a treasure trove of hidden treasures! Unusual and wonderful guided tours may be found all over the world.

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Book your guided tours in advance from the comfort of your home. Just enjoy your holiday when you are overseas.

I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

Whatever your budget, there is almost certainly a guided tour for you among the huge range available.

Save time, Get the most out of your trip.

Don’t squander any time on your journey! Memories are not formed while waiting in line. Skip the lineups at the world’s most popular attractions by making a reservation ahead of time.

With a scheduled tour itinerary, you will know precisely what you will be doing each day, eliminating the possibility of disappointment.

Check reviews before buying a guided tour

Spoilt for choice and can’t decide which tour to go on? If you want to know which activities are better for you, look at the reviews from people.

No risk to you. Free cancellation

For the majority of guided tours, you can change your mind and cancel your ticket without incurring any fees up to 24 hours before the activity’s start date. This is really beneficial if your travel plans change at the last minute.

Meet people all over the world, make new friends on your next vacation

It’s wonderful to meet people from all around the world on your guided excursions!

Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending upon the city you are taking a trip to, there are almost any guide tours and activities for everyone. There are outdoor guided trips, water activities, Nature tracks, Music celebrations, Local food trips, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems expedition, beer or red wine drinking and tasting trips, exclusive television & Movies tours, romantic couple trips, kids’ activities, trips to Parks and Gardens, Island exploration tours, check out well-known landmarks, Museum guided tours and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to check out to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & seeing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping trips, theaters and concert halls, come by ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for rental, helicopter rides, ferryboat tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat rental.