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San Francisco: Gold Rush and Candy Factory Full-Day Trip
Embark on a fun family day trip to Marshall Gold State Historic Park to learn about the Gold Rush, with transportation to and from San Francisco. Visit the Jelly Belly Factory for a sweet treat.
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- Jelly Belly jelly beans and other candies at the first Jelly Belly manufacturing facility
- The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) was a gold rush that began on January 24, 1848
- Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park features a museum, many original and restored buildings, and costumed volunteers.
DescriptionYou will be leaving from San Francisco at 8:00 AM and heading in the direction of one of the most historical places in the USA, Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. This is where the Gold Rush in California first started. It would be about 2.5 hours of driving to the state park. At the park, you will visit a museum, many original and restored buildings, and see some costumed volunteers. If there is availability you can learn to pan for gold. They also offer a private tour inside the park with a ranger who will tell more about the history of the place. You will spend about 2.5 hours in the park ( including time for a quick lunch). After Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park you will go to Jelly Belly Candy Company, one of the most recognized American brands, which will be a 1.5-hour drive. You will spend about 2 hours visiting the candy factory (if you want to go on the factory tour) and the store. You will be back in San Francisco by 5:00 PM.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Tolls and gas State park parking fee
- This tour will take place rain or shine