Monthly Archives:: August 2016

Freedom Tower Observatory Tickets and Tours

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Freedom Tower Tickets

This post is about the Freedom Tower observatory in NYC, how to get tickets, discounts, and tours.  A visit to the Freedom Tower, officially known as One World Observatory, is an unforgettable experience. This guide provides the information you need to plan your visit including how to get Freedom Tower tickets, visiting hours, and admission prices.  Getting There […]

Self Guided Food Tour of Barcelona

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We recommend Excursions Barcelona’s Free Walking Tour, which you can book here, but if you prefer to explore on your own. This self-guided tour will show you all the main sights of the Mediterranean’s most vivacious city. Related Tours in Barcelona: Free Walking Tour of Barcelona Barcelona Bike Tours Top 10 Free Things to do […]

What is the Best Wine Tour from San Francisco?

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There are hundreds of great activities to do in San Francisco, and with limited time it’s hard to get them all done (check out our Three Day Budget Itinerary to fill up a few days here). But if you have some extra time in the Bay Area, or if you are a wine lover, or […]

What is the Weather in San Francisco in September?

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This post is a summary of the weather in San Francisco, with tips on what to wear and things to do.  If you are traveling to San Francisco in September, congratulations!  You could not have picked a better month to visit. Many people expect that summertime would have the best weather in the area, but […]

Which San Francisco Segway Tour is Best?

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Everybody knows how much we love our Walking Tours. But we also know that some people prefer to rest up a little bit on their vacation and take a ride around the city. And what better way than to cruise around town in a Segway, right? With the speed that you can get heading down […]

How to Ride Muni Metro in San Francisco

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How to ride Muni Metro map

One of the easiest and most convenient methods to travel throughout San Francisco is by riding Muni Metro, the electric light rail train that runs throughout the city. The trains will get you where you need to go easily and (typically) on time. But for visitors to San Francisco, it can be difficult to figure […]

San Francisco in One Day

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One of the biggest requests we have received is from people who have a very limited amount of time in San Francisco, and they want to get suggestions on what to do. Many people only have 24 hours in the city, and they want to maximize their time here. So, since we love our readers […]

Tour the FBI Building in Washington DC

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Can you tour the FBI Building? The Federal Bureau of Investigation has, fittingly, a very secretive building. The J. Edgar Hoover Headquarters of the FBI takes up two city blocks on Pennsylvania Ave NW between 8th and 10th Streets NW. Once declared the “ugliest building in America” the Brutalist structure has been closed to the […]

What is the Weather in San Francisco in August?

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This post is a summary of the August weather in San Francisco, with tips on how to dress, what to pack and things to do.  While many cities in the U.S. are experiencing hot and sometimes humid conditions, San Francisco suffers none of these.  Far from ideal beach weather, San Francisco is very pleasant, even […]