Upcoming San Francisco Bay Area Events

1/22-1/31 - 2018 San Francisco Restaurant Week - SF Restaurant Week is a 10-day celebration of our world-class dining community when frugal foodies get to eat their way through nearly 130 restaurants around San Francisco. Participating restaurants will offerspecial prix-fixe menus to showcase their passion for sharing great food with diners. All Over San Francisco: To go to San Francisco take BART or Caltrain

1/22 - The Art of Social Media with Guy Kawasaki - Join renowned entrepreneur, educator, evangelist and author of thirteen books, Guy Kawasaki in an interactive session on how to use social media as a marketing weapon. Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center: BART to Montgomery St, walk to Howard St 0.4 miles

1/23 - Tuesday Trivia Night & Food Trucks - Pre-game beforehand with happy hour from 4-7 pmwith $3 local draft beers and $13 pitchers, plus up to 12 of the city’s most delicious food trucks. SoMa StrEat Food Park: BART to 16th St. Mission, walk to 11th St 0.8 miles

1/24 - Dandelion Chocolate: Factory Tour & Guided Tasting - Mmmm… chocolate! Four days a week, Dandelion Chocolates offer $5 factory tours (with tastings) and they’ll send you off with a hot chocolate gift card so you can end your experience on an extra chocolatey note. Dandelion Chocolate Factory: BART to 16th St Mission, walk to 16th St 0.4 miles

1/25 - Spotlight NightLife - NightLife celebrates the best of the Academy with an evening of after-hours science inside the greenest museum on the planet. California Academy of Sciences: BART to Glen Park,  Bosworth St & Diamond St, take Bus 44-California/ Seventh Ave, walk to Music Concourse

1/25 - Exploratorium After Dark: Radioactivity - Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science at our adults-only After Dark. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in mind-bending experiences and unique, thought-provoking programs. Pier 15: BART to Embarcadero, walk to Market St & Main St, take MUNI F- Fisherman's Wharf, walk to Pier 15 300ft

1/26 - SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & Beers -  Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because. North Beach: BART to Montgomery St, walk to Kearny St & Sutter St, Bus 8 - Fisherman's Wharf,  walk to Bay St & Midway St

1/27 - 2018 Fort Point Civil War Days - In honor of Living History Day 2018, experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War with live re-enactors, infantry and artillery demonstrations, music, Victorian dance, and exhibits displaying medicine in the 1800’s, and the lives of men, women, and children of days past. Fort Mason: BART to Civic Center, walk to Market St & Hyde St, Bus 19 - Beach St, walk to Polk St & Francisco St

1/28 - Winter Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods - Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. COST: FREE.  Muir Woods National Monument : 1 Muir Woods Road, Mill Valley, CA

1/28 - “Save the Redwoods” Festival in Golden Gate Park -  Tu B’Shevat is theirr day to celebrate the trees and the work must do to keep their planet green and healthy for generations to come. They literally plant trees for the future. Celebrating its 100th year, Save the Redwoods League remains revolutionary. Heroes Grove Golden Gate Park: BART to 16th St. Mission, Bus 33 - Sacramento + Cherry, walk to Stanyan St & Oak St

Moscone Center




09/30/17 - 02/11/18 - Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire - Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire will explore how artworks from the ancient city shape our understanding of Teotihuacan as an urban environment. One of the earliest, largest, and most important cities in the ancient Americas, Teotihuacan is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most visited archaeological site in Mexico. The exhibition, organized in collaboration with Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), will feature recent, never-before-seen archaeological discoveries and other major loans from Mexican and US cultural institutions. de Young Museum:  BART to Glen Park, walk to Bosworth St & Diamond St, Bus 44 towards the Richmond District, walk Concorse Dr 0.1 miles.

10/14/17 - 01/28/18 - KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic EncounterThis exhibition marks the first survey of Klimt’s work in California. Sharing the galleries with the Legion of Honor’s important holdings of Rodin works will be examples from Klimt’s oeuvre on loan from public and private collections in the United States and Europe, including the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, which holds the world’s largest and finest collection of Klimt paintings anywhere. Legion of Honor: BART to Daly City, Bus 28, get off at 19th & Winston, Walk to 20th Ave & Winston Dr, Bus 18 towards the Richmond, Get off at Legion of Honor


San Francisco and Beyond the Bay Area Tours

Sit, relax and let somebody else do the driving... All tours pick up at our hotel at 7:45- 8:15 AM and drop off at the hotel is between 6:00 – 6:30 PM. See below for tour options and prices.  Contact the front desk to make a reservation.

The Dylan Hotel- Palace of Fine Arts

San Francisco City Tour – ½ Day

San Francisco is a city of spectacular views, a variety of cultures and quaint neighborhoods. The tour includes:

  • Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, Victorian Houses,

  • Golden Gate Park, Palace of Fine Arts, North Beach and Presidio National Park

Adults: $62 / Seniors: $60 / Children: $36

The Dylan Hotel- Tours to Muir Woods

Muir Woods – Sausalito

Drive over the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods National Monument, a great destination to view ancient, gigantic redwood trees and the gorgeous coastal forest of Northern California. From there visit Sausalito, a Mediterranean–style village that sits right on the bay offering amazing panoramic views of San Francisco.

Adults: $62 / Seniors: $60 / Children: $36

Baker beach close to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Super Combo Tour – Full Day

Includes San Francisco, Sausalito, and Muir Woods Tour. The tour includes:

Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, Victorian Houses, Golden Gate Park, Palace of Fine Arts, North Beach, Presidio National Park, Muir Woods National Monument and Sausalito

Adults:  $109 / Seniors: $105 / Children: $58

Alcatraz Island Tours from Embarcadero. BART Station is close to The Dylan Hotel

Alcatraz Tour

Alcatraz tours are very popular and sell-out days in advance during the summer. We recommend that you book in advance and direct at: www.alcatrazcruises.com. This will insure that you get the day and time you want, plus you can print your ticket at home and avoid lines. 

A nice option is to take the San Francisco or Muir Woods’ Tour in the morning (ends by 1:00 PM) and the Alcatraz tour in the afternoon or evening. The tour bus can drop you off at Fisherman's Wharf and you can walk to Pier 33 to catch the ferry to Alcatraz.

The Alcatraz tour takes 2-½ hours. If you are back to Fisherman's Wharf by 5:00 the tour company can take you back to The Dylan hotel if you arrange this in advance and show your City or Muir Woods Tour receipt. Another easy option is to take BART back to the hotel. BART: Embarcadero (12 minute walk or take the F trolley) to Millbrae (walk 75 yards south to hotel).

Book a tour to Napa Valley at The Dylan Hotel.

Sonoma & Napa Tours – Full Day

Taste your way through the Wine Country. Enjoy spectacular views as you drive through California's -famous premium wine producing region. Visit wineries in both the Sonoma & Napa Valley. You will taste wines at each winery as you learn how the winemakers produce wine from start to finish. Then stroll, shop, dine and relax at Historic Sonoma Plaza with shops and restaurants. Tour operates Daily.

Adults: $91 / Seniors:  $89 / Children: $56

Book a tour to Monterrey Bay and Carmel at The Dylan Hotel.

Monterey & Carmel  - Full Day

Your tour first takes you by the scenic seaside town, Monterey. Watch the seals and sea otters frolic amongst the sea kelp or stroll through the historic Canneries full of shops. Add-on Monterey Bay Aquarium* for a glimpse of the sea life, pet a sting ray, hold a starfish, come eye-to-eye with a sea otter or shark in the 3 story tank.

You will pass by the rocky shores of Pacific Grove; wind through 17 mile Drive with stunning views of the ocean, homes and world-famous golf courses; Del Monte Forest; Pebble Beach and your final destination, Carmel by the sea with its downtown shopping district, beautiful beaches and historic Mission.

Adults: $97 / Seniors: $95 / Children: $56

with: Monterey Bay Aquarium

Adults: $127 / Seniors: $125 / Children: $76

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    Boat Tours




    • San Francisco Tour
    • Muir Woods & Sausalito
    • Yosemite National Park- One and Two Day
    • Tours - Hop on Hop off Tours- San Francisco

    2018 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour

    World Cup-bound Iceland has been selected as Mexico's opponent for the upcoming National Team U.S. Tour at Levi's® Stadium on Friday, March 23. Mexico and Iceland have previously faced off in three separate matches, with the Mexican National Team holding a 1-0-2 advantage.

    From The Dylan Hotel - Caltrain to Mountain View, VTA to Levi's Stadium.