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Ryan C.

San Francisco, CA, United States

Originally from the east coast, but have been a San Francisco local since 2000.

I am the owner of a walking tour company, and for the past nine years I have been researching the history of the City and designing walking adventures. My walking tour company has been operating for the past seven years.

I offer four different tours of the neighborhoods of San Francisco. . . The Castro, Mission district, Telegraph Hill, Eureka Valley, Chinatown, North Beach, and Russian Hill. All of the tours are approximately four miles each, cover various neighborhoods, and have at least one hill and one stairway on them. I take people to hidden stairways and gardens, amazing vistas, and famous landmarks. Along the way, I use my iPad to show relevant historical photos that are arranged in order of the stops on the tour. The tours were all designed as loops, with the start and finish a landmark spot, so guests do not get lost when the tour is finished.

It has long been a dream of mine to own a business like I have, and I am extremely knowledgable and passionate about everything that is San Francisco.

A Recent Review of this guide

Ryan was outstanding! He has tremendous knowledge and enthusiasm regarding the city's history and culture.
Mike O.

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Credentials

7 year member of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society
3 year member of San Francisco Tour Guide Guild
Business is licensed with the City of San Francisco
Studied with Improv Olympic in Los Angeles
Fully insured
Bachelor of Arts from University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Restrictions

I am not a licensed driver.

Guide Requirements for United States

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Tours by Ryan C.

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Telegraph Hill and the Old Waterfront,...

Walking Tour of Telegraph Hill with a private guide

180 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours

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Four Peaks - Private tour

Eureka Valley Walking Adventure with a private guide

180 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours

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Chinatown, Russian Hill and North Beach,...

Walking tour of three of San Francisco's most famous neighborhoods,...

180 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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