Registration includes a one-day tour during the meeting. Pre- and post-conference tours are also available.
Yosemite Day Trip
Approximately 3 hours in Yosemite National Park and periodic narration of the geology of California's Central Valley and Foothills during the approximately 5 hour drive each way (additional fee for this trip).
Downtown San Francisco / Telegraph Hill Walking Tours
San Mateo County Coast and Upper San Francisco Peninsula
Naturally Occurring Asbestos and the Calaveras Dam Site
Streetcar to Subduction Tour
East Bay / Hayward Fault
Geology of Alcatraz Island
Explore the geology of Alcatraz Island, site of the first lighthouse and US-built fort on the West Coast and the infamous federal penitentiary, with natural features including gardens, tide pools and bird colonies.
San Andreas Fault
Geology of Point Reyes and vicinity
Black Diamond Mines
West Napa Fault and recovery from 2014 earthquake
Sierra Foothills Dams and their Engineering Geology Issues (overnight stay)
Yosemite Weekend Trip (overnight stay)
Monterey / Carmel, Big Sur, San Simeon (overnight stay)
Lake Tahoe, Donner, Truckee Geology (overnight stay)
Marin and Sonoma Geology – Geohazards and Wine (single day)
Feather River Canyon and Oroville Dam (overnight stay)
West Napa Fault – technically focused tour (single day)
A Melange: Chunks of Franciscan Geology in a Matrix of Tourist Chatter (single day)
Guest registrants will receive a welcome package that includes:
A single-day "Hop-on, Hop-off" bus pass, which can be used to visit a variety of sightseeing stops in San Francisco on your own
Welcome materials from the San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau
Information on recommended do-it-yourself tours (Alcatraz, Cable Car Museum, Wells Fargo Bank Museum, TransAmerica Pyramid Observation deck, Ferry Building, Exploratorium Science Museum)
Proposed Guest tours:
Local Tastes of the City – Chinatown or North Beach
Explore local tastes of the city with a walking tour celebrating the food, history and culture of San Francisco: Chinatown or the North Beach's Italian and Beat influences. Depart from and return to Hyatt with local guide in small groups.
Historic Presidio of San Francisco, Walt Disney Family Museum, and the Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 and the Ghirardelli Square area
Visit Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco's most famous waterfront community; Pier 39, known for sea lions, waterfront dining, street performers, live music and shopping; and the Ghirardelli Square area, featuring shopping, waterfront dining, family events, Ghirardelli chocolate and walking tours.