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

Sold out - This deal was published October 23, 2013 and sold out November 25, 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.

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)


Oct. 23, 2013 - July 10, 2014; Dates vary by tour


Emperor Norton Tours
Multiple locations
(See Map)

What's included

  • Tours start at $10 for one person (reg. $20) and last around two hours; two can go for $19 (reg. $40); or go as a group of four for $29 (reg. $80)
  • Choose one of the following:
  • Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Time Machine: 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; 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, Oct. 26, through July 10, 2014. Vouchers for the Drag Me Along tour can be redeemed starting Sunday, Oct. 27, through July 13, 2014. Vouchers for the SF Food Safari tour can be redeemed starting Friday, Oct. 25, through July 11, 2014. Reservations are required and must be made 1 week in advance of desired tour date. A 24-hours cancellation policy applies. Please tip guide accordingly.

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98% Enjoyed Emperor Norton Tours
98% (43 ratings)
Sold out at
2:00 a.m. CT on Nov. 25


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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