NEW! The most iconic walk along SF’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive is now available in a gps-guided app.
Are you ready for a new SF walking adventure? Good news: The most popular, the most iconic, walk in San Francisco—Chinatown, Nob Hill, North Beach—is now available in a self-guided walking tour!
We are so excited to announce a new partnership between Uncover Discover—an app platform of popular San Francisco Walking tour apps—and the authors of the award-winning guide, Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive.
Uncover Discover is now creating walking tour apps based on the most popular walks in our book! We’ve just released the first self-guided walk in the series—the most popular, the most iconic walk in San Francisco—Chinatown, Nob Hill, North Beach. (now available in the app store)
This fun, new gps-guided walking tour directs you turn-by-turn through 21 points-of-interest including:
- Chinatown Gate
- up Nob Hill to Grace Cathedral
- past the Cable Car Museum
- through Portsmouth Square,
- past some hidden history, flying art and Beatnik memories
- before heading down some North Beach back alleys
- (with a side stop at Coit Tower)
- all the way to the edge the Fisherman’s Wharf
What’s not to like?
Super friendly – and short – snippets of info cover dozens of points-of-interest, stories, and little-known history factoids. Plus fun quizzes! And the directional gps makes it easy to find your location on the map—so you never get lost.
San Francisco comes alive on this exclusive new gps-guided walking tour through San Francisco’s most iconic neighborhoods.
Designed by us, the experts of SF’s Historic 49 Mile Scenic Route
We’ve worked hard to bring you a fun and witty, personal walking tour packed with photos, points of interest, history trivia, quizzes (and bathroom locations!) along the route.
If you have our book, Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive, it’s a great companion to make the walk easier to do. But even if you’ve never heard of our book or the 49 Mile Scenic Drive—it’s a fantastic SF walking tour. Great for first-time visitors to San Francisco and has lots of bonus info to delight locals.
Check Back for New San Francisco Walking Tour App—added monthly
Available now— Walk 2: Chinatown, Nob Hill, North Beach
Coming soon— Walk 4: The Presidio to Golden Gate Bridge
Coming soon— Walk 16: Dog Patch, Chase Center, Embarcadero to Ferry Building
Available for iOS. Search in the app store under “49 mile drive” or go straight to Uncover Discover for these premium gps-guided tours, plus free bonus tours, or scan the QR code.
FUN, USER-FRIENDLY FEATURES:
If you’ve ever had the frustration of a gps guide “dot on the map” that doesn’t show you which way you’re facing, we’ve solved that! Our clear, arrow, seagull indicator tells you where you’re facing.
Best of all, turn-by-turn notifications, a zoomable map, and a recenter button mean you cannot get lost. (We even help you find the nearest bathroom!)
New tours added monthly based on the award-winning SF guidebook: Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive. Explore the famous sites, neighborhoods and vistas in 17 enchanting walks
Walking tours along SF’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive include:
- directional gps with turn-by-turn notifications
- historic photos
- dozens of points-of-interest
- stories of heroes and villains
- fun facts
- bathroom locations!
- ~3 miles per urban hike
- hill steepness ratings!
- zoomable maps
- for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad