Muir Woods National Monument is a place of historic nature preserved for future generations where magnificent Coastal Redwood trees (Sequoia Sempervirens) tower majestically above the valley floor.
Hotel pick up service in Downtown & Fisherman’s Wharf followed by a scenic and informative drive to the Golden Gate Bridge through several of the best San Francisco neighborhoods & the Presidio a former military area of great beauty. Crossing the GG Bridge we stop at the northern vista point for stunning views of the bay & the bridge. Views continue as we then pass above the town of Sausalito and through portions of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area & Mt Tamalpais State Park which merge with Muir Woods. Arriving in Muir Woods your guide informs you of the best way to experience the grove & where the oldest trees are located. Approximately 1hr 15 minutes stay gives you time to see much of the grove and have time for the gift shop/cafe and the Visitor Center.
Visiting Sausalito to enjoy the art galleries,shopping, cafes, restaurants, and yacht marinas. Views from Sausalito include the Bay Bridge, parts of the east bay and San Francisco. Approximately 1hr stay.
THEN ANOTHER BUS WILL PICK YOU FROM SAUSALITO TO VISIT SONOMA. WE WILL pass above the hillside houses and yacht marinas of Sausalito and travel North through the rolling hills of Marin County. Just 35 minutes from the Bridge begins beautiful Sonoma Valley, the site of the first winery of California. Today Sonoma Valley is a world famous producer of fine wines, cheeses & olive oils. Our tour visits two wineries chosen by our knowledgeable guides for your enjoyment of the diversity of wines they offer & includes the tasting feeS at BOTH wineries . Usually it is one small and one large winery. Lunch is available for purchase at either a winery or during a visit to the wonderful downtown Sonoma Plaza which is a park surrounded by historic buildings including the last Franciscan Mission, restaurants, cafes, shops and of course wine tasting rooms. This wonderful experience concludes with a drop-off back to your hotel.
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Combo Tour length is approximately 10 hrs and can vary depending on circumstances like traffic.