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Sharon T.

Woodside, CA, United States

I grew up in New Jersey, but moved to the Bay area after Graduate School.

I now live on the Peninsula south of San Francisco, and offer my visitors tours of Silicon Valley and San Francisco and points beyond. I invite you to take a tour with me.
I never tire of showing the beauty, the bustle, and the excitement of our area to visitors and residents alike. I have been conducting tours since 2010 and became a "certified guide" per the San Francisco Tour Guide Guild in 2015. I hope you will visit the Bay area and join me for a tour soon!

My tours vary depending on my group.
Many of my tours originate in San Francisco, where I frequently serve as a step-on guide for a motorcoach or tourists or students. I also enjoy conducting walking tours (Chinatown, the waterfront, etc. ) public transportation tours (trolleys, buses, and cable cars), and driving tours in my own car (up to 4 passengers). Besides San Francisco, I also conduct tours in Silicon Valley, Napa and Sonoma wine country, Yosemite, Monterey and Carmel, Muir Woods and Sausalito, and unique destinations chosen by the tourists.

In my spare time, I enjoy hiking the hills around the Bay, reading books about the people and places of the area, and discovering new perspectives about California to add depth to my tours.

Exploring this landscape is always new, always fresh, and always inspiring. I thrill at uncovering little-known and yet significant events in and around the Bay area.
I welcome you to tour the area with me and deepen your appreciation for the Bay area.

A Recent Review of this guide

Sharon is a great guide. We could not have been more pleased. She was prompt and very knowledgeable. We would highly recommend her.
Sandra Mccafferty

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Credentials

I have been a Bay area resident since 1977 and attended International Tour and Management Institute in 2010, becoming a Certified Tour Director. Since then I have been leading tours in and around the Bay area, the state of California, the Pacific Northwest, and the East Coast (Washington DC and NYC).In October 2015 I qualified as a "certified tour guide" per the requirements of the San Francisco Tour Guide Guild. I am licensed to drive passengers in my Acura MDX -- TPC #36052

Restrictions

I am a step on guide for motorcoach tours and am licensed to drive up to 6 passengers in my Acura MDX. TPC#36052

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Tours by Sharon T.

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Chinatown--A Walking Tour

an up-close look at the Oldest Chinatown outside of Mainland China,...

250 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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Sonoma Wine Country with Private Transportation

Tasting in Sonoma County and the town of Sonoma with a private guide

699 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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Full Day Excursion to Monterey and Carmel,...

See the beautiful California Coastline and 17 Mile Drive

750 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

10 hours

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A Walking tour of Fisherman's Wharf

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from Pier 39 to Ghiradelli and more with a private guide

250 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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Meet the San Francisco Mission - Private,...

 unrated

walking, talking and tasting in the oldest neighborhood of San Francisco

250 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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Facebook, Google, and Apple Tour

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a 4 hour tour of highlights of Silicon Valley

500 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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