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Private tour guide Rick

Rick S.

San Francisco, CA, United States

I have lived in San Francisco since 1979 and guided tours since 1991, first as a volunteer with the National Park Service and as a full-time guide since 2003.

I know all about the City, especially its unique nooks and crannies - the places that only a local would know. Plus, I've explored most of Northern California's wonders - from the majestic National Parks to the quaint hidden country villages. While I've yet to explore everywhere in Northern California, I've been to most of the sights worth seeing.

If you want to do a more off-the-beaten path tour of San Francisco, the Bay Area, or Northern California, let me know your interests and I'll put together a unique itinerary for you.

If you're into wine, I've visited over 400 tasting rooms in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, and San Luis Obispo Counties as well as the Sierra Foothills. Tell me a little about your tastes in wine and I'll put together an itinerary to best meet your interests.

Like the outdoors? Let's head to beautiful West Marin County with its rugged shoreline, historic dairy farms, and artisan cheese makers.

There are many more places to explore in San Francisco and Northern California than those included in my regular tours. If you don't see what you are looking for, tell me and I'll try to create a tour just for you.

(Photos are courtesy of the National Park Service and San Francisco Travel Association. )

A Recent Review of this guide

Rick was fantastic. Really enjoyed your tour around San Francisco. Wish we had more time. Will definitely recommend Tours by locals. Thanks again Rick.
Toula Cassimatis

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Credentials

Rick is a Certified Member of the San Francisco Tour Guide Guild and has been trained by the International Tour Management Institute and the National Park Service.
TCP 16309-S.

Restrictions

The National Park Service prohibits guides from leading tours in Muir Woods. Therefore, on tours involving a visit to the park, I will talk to you about the trees during the drive to the Woods but will let you stroll through the redwoods on your own.

Guide Requirements for United States

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Tours by Rick S.

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Beautiful Napa - Private Napa Valley,...

Spend a day in California's most famous wine region

680 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Those Magnificent Redwoods - Private,...

A half-day tour of Muir Woods and Sausalito

340 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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Red Trees and Red Wine - Private Muir,...

Walk Among the Coastal Redwoods and Visit Sonoma County Wine Country

680 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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A Taste of Wine Country - Private, Half-Day,...

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A Private, 4.5-Hour Journey through the Carneros Region of Napa and,...

395 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours 30 min.

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Town and Country - Private San Francisco,...

See San Francisco's Beautiful Sights and Visit Sonoma County Wine Country

680 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Journey to Monterey - Private Monterey,...

Visit Monterey and Carmel and drive along the beautiful 17-Mile Drive

850 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

10 hours

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A Day in the City - Private San Francisco,...

Spend a day exploring San Francisco's unique sights and diverse neighborhoods.

680 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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