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September 22, 2020
Pacific Coast Highway Stops

The Pacific Coast Highway has been called one of the best road trips in the world, and we completely agree! On this page, we have included a list of some of the best Pacific Coast Highway stops to make. 16 PLACES TO SEE ON THE PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY Pacific Coast Highway stops on the drive […]

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September 21, 2020
The De Young Museum Free Days + Discounts

This post provides information about the de Young Museum in San Francisco, including ticket prices, free days, discounts, and what you'll find in the museum.

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September 17, 2020
The Painted Ladies: An Iconic San Francisco Site

This post is about the Painted Ladies in San Francisco, also known as the Seven Sisters. We include how to get here, where to get the best photo, and which one is the house from the TV show Full House. WHERE ARE THE PAINTED LADIES? The Painted Ladies are located at 710-720 Steiner Street between […]

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September 16, 2020
How to Ride The San Francisco Cable Car

This post is a guide to riding the famous San Francisco cable cars including tips on tickets, routes, and how to ride. We give you tips on which important attractions and sights can be seen with each particular line. We also include a ride (and tutorial) on our San Francisco in One Day Tour.  As a local […]

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August 26, 2020
San Francisco Bay Cruises and Boat Tours

This post compares and reviews the many different San Francisco Bay cruises, boat tours and dinner cruises available to you to help you decide which is best for you.  Disclosure: While our recommendations are always unbiased, we may receive a small share of sales through some of the links below at no cost to you. See […]

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August 24, 2020
How to Find the "Full House" in San Francisco

Whenever I'm guiding a tour in San Francisco, I can usually look forward to certain specific questions, and one of the more popular queries is about the Full House location. That's why I wrote this post to explain how to find the Tanner's house from the show Full House, set in San Francisco. In addition […]

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July 31, 2020
What to Do for Free in San Francisco

This post covers free things to do in San Francisco, including nighttime, family-friendly, as well as listings by month and neighborhood. TOP 10 FREE THINGS TO DO In this section, we will focus on the 10 best free things to do in San Francisco.  If you’re trying to save money while sightseeing, you may want […]

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July 31, 2020
Which San Francisco Bus Tour Is Best?

As tour guides, we do our best to provide a helpful and interesting experience in San Francisco, but there's a lot to see in this city, and we usually can't cover all of it by foot. The Bay Area is perhaps one of the best in the country for bus tours, because you won't have […]

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July 28, 2020
Bike Across the Golden Gate Bridge

This is a post on how to ride your bike over the Golden Gate Bridge and to take the ferry back to downtown San Francisco.  OVERVIEW AND ROUTE MAP Riding your bike over the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the best ways to experience this world-famous bridge and world-class views!  If you don't have […]

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June 25, 2020
San Francisco Night Tours

This post will provide details on San Francisco night tours, including trips through the city, cruises, ghost tours, and even Alcatraz outings! Bus Night Tours Evening Cruises Alcatraz at Night Tuk Tuk/Segway/Bike Tours Cocktail Tours Ghost Tours     DOUBLE-DECKER BUS NIGHT TOURS There are multiple bus tours that provide a look at the city […]

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May 28, 2020
Where to Store Your Bags in San Francisco

In this post, we offer several different options for storing luggage during your visit to San Francisco. We include the new sharing economy, traditional storage centers, and airport storage. LUGGAGE STORAGE (THE SHARING ECONOMY) Bounce and its competitors listed below employ a similar system to Airbnb, but for luggage. They find convenient locations for travelers, […]

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May 26, 2020
Book San Francisco Tours

Book Your Free San Francisco Tour with Free Tours by Foot online.

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April 9, 2020
Lombard Street San Francisco

This post explains how to get to Lombard Street in San Francisco, also known as the "Crooked Street." We also point out some of the notable homes you will encounter. INTRODUCTION The hills of San Francisco have led to some fairly interesting architectural challenges. While most developers chose to create simple roads, others decided to […]

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March 25, 2020
Things to Do in San Francisco in June

This post lists 18 of the best things to do in San Francisco this June, including family-friendly, nighttime, and free activities, as well as festivals, events, and more, updated for 2023. Be sure to read our master post on things to do in San Francisco for even more ideas. Disclosure: While our recommendations are always unbiased, […]

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February 25, 2020
San Francisco International Airport to Downtown

This easy-to-use guide will show you 5 options for getting from San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco.  Disclosure: While our recommendations are always unbiased, we may receive a small share of sales through some of the links below at no cost to you. See the full text. BART FROM SFO BART is the […]

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February 25, 2020
Vertoe | San Francisco

Welcome to Free Tours by Foot, offering dozens of daily, pay-what-you-wish walking tours. You can book our tours by browsing our tour calendar below.     We offer tours at no upfront costs. You determine what you think the tour was worth or what you could afford after the tour is over; This ensures that […]

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