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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Signature City San Francisco: City By The Bay

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Program #21052RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
From global cuisine to Alcatraz — experience the best of the “City by the Bay.” Walk through Chinatown’s 150-year-old food market for a sensory journey past fresh produce, steaming poultry and buckets of swimming fish. Enjoy a private coach excursion, see the highlights of the city, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman’s Wharf.



Highlights

• Discover Alcatraz Island, most famous for the federal penitentiary, and also home to the first lighthouse on the West Coast, a military garrison, and a Native American occupation.
• Join a local historian for a look into San Francisco’s devastating fire of 1906 and learn how the city was rebuilt.
• Learn about San Francisco's unique architecture from a local expert followed by a docent-led visit to a Victorian home.

Program Notes

Use of public transportation with some transfers.

Activity Notes

The program is designed to minimize walking up San Francisco's many hills. However, walks of up to a mile a day may still involve inclines and declines, stairs, and standing on sidewalks that may not always be even. Some use of public transportation.

Coordinated by Road Scholar.


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips

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4.8
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