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$10 & up -- San Francisco Walking Tours, Half Off

Sold out - This deal was published July 19, 2013 and sold out August 20, 2013.
$10 & up -- San Francisco Walking Tours, Half Off
By Travelzoo Staff
Discover San Francisco on a neighborhood walking tour. The tours -- rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor and Yelp -- include three options: Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. Tours typically last two hours and start at $10 for one person (reg. $20); $19 for two (reg. $40); or go as a group of four for $29 (reg. $80).

Why we love it

  • Explore San Francisco on any of 3 neighborhood walking tours

    Rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor and Yelp
  • Fun, interactive guides dressed in character

    Stop at Tony's in North Beach for an "award-winning pie" (Zagat)


July 19, 2013 - July 10, 2014


Emperor Norton Tours
Multiple locations
(See Map)

What's included

  • Select one of the following:
  • Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Time Machine: Led by a guide dressed as the colorful Emperor Norton I, learn the history behind the city's most iconic landmarks, including Union Square and Maiden Lane. Tours departs Thursdays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. from Union Square.
  • Drag Me Along: Stroll through Chinatown and the Barbary Coast and see the city through the eyes of the infamous Countess Lola Montez. Tours depart Sundays at 11 a.m. from Portsmouth Square.
  • SF Food Safari: Wind your way through North Beach, stopping at the neighborhood's legendary Italian eateries like Tony's and the Liguria Bakery. Tours depart Fridays at 11 a.m. from Washington Square.

The fine print

Vouchers for the San Francisco Time Machine tour can be redeemed starting Saturday, July 6, through July 10, 2014. Vouchers for the Drag Me Along tour can be redeemed starting Sunday, July 14, through July 13, 2014. Vouchers for the SF Food Safari tour can be redeemed starting Friday, July 19, through July 11, 2014. Reservations are required and must be made 1 week in advance. A 24-hours cancellation policy applies. Subject to weather conditions. Not valid on products. See Terms and Conditions for full details.

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98% Enjoyed Emperor Norton Tours
98% (43 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on Aug. 20


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

98% Enjoyed Emperor Norton Tours
(43 ratings)
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Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Becoming aquainted with the North Beach area.

Mar 08, 2015 Nichol TX, United States

Great storyteller and completely in character. Excellent

Feb 15, 2015 Goly CA, United States

Very informative

Dec 21, 2014 Michele CA, United States

Everything. Lola knows more history about San Francisco and its cast of characters than any other guide I've met.

It's a long tour! Bring water and food.

Oct 21, 2014 andrea CA, United States

Very interesting narrative - learned a lot!

Would totally recommend this tour!

Oct 12, 2014 Amy AZ, United States

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Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Time Machine, Tours meet at Union Square (underneath the statue)
San Francisco, CA
Tel: 415-644-8513
Drag Me Along, Tours meet at Portsmouth Square (at the Goddess of Democracy statue)
San Francisco, CA
Tel: 415-857-0865
SF Food Safari, Tours meet at Washington Square
San Francisco, CA
Tel: 415-617-5738

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