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Guided San Francicso Sightseeing and Walking Tours Book San Francisco Walking TourON THE LEVEL San Francisco Walking Tours is a licensed
San Francisco Business, founded in 1999. 

Our primary goal is to share the joys of walking in San Francisco with people of all abilities, ages and interests who seek sightseeing tours that are more personal, intimate and can reveal hidden gems of this magnificent city of San Francisco.


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These three words sum up the variety of walking tours and virtual programs that are offered by On The Level. On The Level started with an emphasis on Senior/Disabled excursion programs and Accessibility but today we offer a wide variety of programs appealing to all abilities, Tours for Everyone and Kid-Friendly Tours, including tours for those who enjoy the challenge of San Francisco’s 650 stairways

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Walking Tour recommended by San Francisco Chronicle

Featured in The San Francisco Chronicle
" . . . picturesque, historical and just plain fun mile-long walks through the city that don't involve the slightest change in elevation."

Featured in April 2001

Featured in Sunset Magazine
Travel Guide - 
"Flat-out fun"

    December Only!

Have you planned your Holiday party?
THINK ... San Francisco Holiday Lights

San Francisco Holiday Lights Walking Tour

Want to do something FUN that feels almost NORMAL? 

Schedule a private walking tour with Marilyn most evenings in December starting December 3 through December 28th (some dates are already booked).

Outdoor walking tours are now allowed by the City of SF; the indoor venues will be determined based on availability (or you can choose the mix). Think friends and family. How about a Holiday celebration!

You must make a reservation by calling Marilyn at 415-921-1382 or e-mail Tours can start as early as 4:30pm (approximate 2 hour tour).

A $50 deposit at this website will be required to hold your date. Meeting place (near Palace Hotel) and tour details (including list of restaurants open along the route) will be e-mailed upon tour confirmation.

Tour fees are negotiable but $125 is my minimum (for 2 people) and $25 for additional adults.


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These are tours for individuals who want to join a group.

Or create your own group: How about a tour as part of that upcoming birthday or anniversary party?!

>> Private Tour Rates <<

  • $25 or $30 per person (depending on tour)
  • $150 minimum
  • Ask about group, senior and disabled, family rates

Book a private tour of Muir Woods,
Sausalito or Angel Island. 

See these Bay Area gems with an expert walking tour guide who has been there hundreds of times and can reveal the secrets and best way to see the area.  Each walking tour is customized to meet the needs of the participants. 

Call Marilyn to discuss specifics.  415-921-1382

Here are some ideas for planning for your trip to San Francisco (12 Top Things To Do in San Francisco) and ideas for your meeting, wedding, or student group activity under Resources.

If you want to do independent sightseeing, our Self-Guided Tour Booklets offer you the option to tour a neighborhood or park with YOU as the guide!  Order booklets now for your next trip to San Francisco or those out-of-town guests arriving soon.  Supplies are currently limited.  Call 415-921-1382 or e-mail to order. 
Watch for e-Book version to be released soon.

As you peruse the site, you will see why On The Level has been featured in local and national publications In The News and you will experience first-hand Testimonials through feedback from participants who can confirm that sightseeing from a bus can never show you the great secrets of San Francisco the way a walking tour can!

Feel free to Contact Us for any custom tours or events that you are planning.  We will be pleased to design the perfect tour for you or your group.  All tours can be customized based on your walking ability and transportation needs.

Ongoing Events and Sightseeing Tours in San Francisco

The Perfect Celebration: Want a memorable and unique birthday, anniversary or wedding rehearsal celebration? On The Level will help you make it fun, easy and inexpensive! First, you pick the venue for a meal or cocktails; then the adventure begins. The celebration starts at a nearby Open Space park or rooftop (free) with a toast to the event/special guest (s). Journey to the destination with a walking tour, highlighting the points of interest along the route, (led by your guide, Marilyn Straka) or do a treasure hunt in your selected area (designed by Marilyn). Or combine a walk for the adults and a treasure hunt for the young people. Call Marilyn for price quotes and to begin the planning. Reservations required — 415.921.1382.

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On the Level has been featured in The San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset Magazine and other publications. 

Our Golden Gate Park booklet has received the
BAIPA Best Tour Guide Award


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