Sausalito Tour : A Charming Bayside Gem in the San Francisco Bay Area

Nestled just north of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, the picturesque city of Sausalito offers a delightful escape from the hustle of San Francisco…

Long before becoming a modern-day tourist destination, Sausalito’s history stretches back to its original inhabitants, the Coast Miwok peoples…  

Why Visit Sausalito

There are many compelling reasons to visit this bayside town:

  • Stunning Bay Views: Sausalito boasts breathtaking vistas of the San Francisco Bay, the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, and the city skyline.
  • Vibrant Arts Scene: As a hub for artists, writers, and musicians, Sausalito offers numerous galleries, live music venues, theaters, and opportunities to experience the local creative culture.
  • Outdoor Recreation: Hiking trails, water sports, parks, and proximity to Muir Woods provide ample chances for outdoor adventure.
  • Delicious Dining: From sustainable seafood to acclaimed sushi, Sausalito’s culinary offerings are a treat, especially when enjoyed with bay views.
  • Shopping: Boutiques and specialty stores feature unique, locally-made items perfect for souvenirs.  
  • Relaxed Vibe: Sausalito’s laid-back, bohemian atmosphere is the ideal setting to unwind.

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Muir Woods, Sausalito, & Alcatraz Night Tour

Adult(12+) : $179.00
Child(0-11) : $165.00
7 Hours

Muir Woods, Sausalito and Alcatraz Tour

Adult(12+) : $159.00
Child(0-11) : $139.00
7 hours

Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour

Adult(16+) : $99.00
Child(0-15) : $69.00
4 Hours

What to Know Before Visiting Sausalito

  • Peak Season: Mid-April to early November offers the best weather, though Sausalito is enjoyable year-round.
  •  Getting There: Drive across the Golden Gate Bridge or take the ferry across the bay from San Francisco.
  • Parking: Parking can be limited, so arrive early or use public transportation when possible.

What You'll See Visiting Sausalito

  • Bridgeway Promenade: Stroll the waterfront path offering stunning bay and city views.
  • Houseboats: The colorful floating homes along the waterfront are iconic Sausalito sights.
  • Art Galleries: From local co-ops to renowned galleries, Sausalito’s art scene is vibrant.
  • Bay Model: This working hydraulic model provides an interactive look at the San Francisco Bay’s ecology.

What to do in Sausalito 

  • Hiking: Explore trails like the Tennessee Valley Trail or Marin Headlands near the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Water Sports: Rent kayaks, stand-up paddleboards or take a sunset cruise on the bay.
  • Festivals: Attend lively events like the Sausalito Art Festival over Labor Day weekend.
  • Shopping & Dining: Explore the boutiques, cafes and restaurants lining Bridgeway.
  • Day Trips: Use Sausalito as a base to visit Muir Woods, Napa Valley or other Bay Area destinations.

Whether arriving by ferry across the bay or driving over the Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito offers a quintessential Northern California experience. With its bohemian spirit, natural beauty, and endless charm, this bayside town delights visitors of all ages.

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