Welcome ,

We look forward to delighting you.


Sorry, your email does not match our records. Please use your Amex Concierge email to sign-up for an IfOnly Concierge account.

Your email is already in our system, but has not yet been verified. We previously sent you an email - finish setting up your account by pressing the “CONFIRM EMAIL” button.

If you need us to send you another email, please press below.

If you do not receive an email within 5 minutes, please call 415-376-4646 and our Guest Experiences Team will assist you.

  • So glad you like this! If we have it or a similar item again, we will be sure to let you know.

    So we are sure to reach you, please enter or verify your contact information below:

  • Submit

This item has been added to your Wishlist!

Exclusive to



Buy This Experience as a Gift

Extraordinary experiences are wonderful to share. Gifting an IfOnly experience is easy. Here's how:

  • Leave the dates blank so that your gift recipient can provide dates that work for them
  • Add this experience to your shopping cart by clicking on "Buy Now"
  • You'll be able to enter your gift recipient's email and add a gift message
  • Your gift recipient will receive this experience and be able to schedule it when they're ready
  • Jack Bieber | Benefiting Lindblad-National Geographic (LEX-NG) Fund
    Embrace the Beat Generation, a Literary Movement That Shaped North Beach, San Francisco: In San Francisco, California (1)

    Embrace the Beat Generation, a Literary Movement That Shaped North Beach, San Francisco

    The wild, daring, desperate times of the first half of the 20th century lead to a literary movement coined by Jack Kerouac as the Beat Generation. You'll explore their underground, anti-conformist, experimental ways in this unique walking tour of North Beach.

    ... more less

    $120/person Subtotal $240


    Buying this as a gift?   

    + The Experience

    + The Luminary

    + This Experience Supports


    • Guided walking tour of North Beach with a local expert
    • You'll meet at Stella to enjoy a perfect pastry
    • Wash it down with a coffee at Cafe Trieste where Papa Gianni Giotta launched the espresso movement
    • Walk up the oldest street in The City, Grant Avenue, past Myron Mu's Saloon which withstood the famous 1906 Quake
    • A short stroll will take you into a landmark - Lawrence Ferlinghetti's City Lights Bookstore on Jack Kerouac Alley
    • After a short chat in Washington Square Park, you will then walk along fantastic Columbus Street back to Stella
    • Finish with a soda at another landmark, Tosca Cafe
    • Experience provided in English (US)

    Fine Print

    • Will be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date and time, based on luminary’s availability
    • This experience is non-refundable after scheduling is complete

    How It Works

    Provide Details

    Provide your preferred dates for the experience.

    Details Confirmed

    The luminary will confirm the schedule or ask for alternatives.


    Have a wonderful time. We look forward to coordinating your next IfOnly experience.

    Share this with your friends!

    Click a button below and share this with your friends.

    Retrieving Your Contacts



    Choose from Your Contacts