San Francisco City GuidesFree: All time

San Francisco City Guides offer a variety of free walking tours of the city. Led by local volunteers, visitors are invited to walk the different neighborhoods to see the views and listen to their history, lore and legends. The topics of the various tours range from SF’s 1906 Earthquake to Alfred Hitchcock’s SF to Gold Rush City. Check the website for schedule and meeting place. No reservation required.

Phone: +1 (415) 557-4266

Photo credit: Christian Mehlführer