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Los Angeles: Half-Day Best of LA Tour

1. Los Angeles: Half-Day Best of LA Tour

Check out the BEST Los Angeles has to offer on this half-day interactive sightseeing experience! Take a seat on one of our Climate Controlled Buses as your fun & entertaining driver-guide gives you an insider look at LA culture, history, landmarks, and hot spots. Stop at The Santa Monica Pier, The Grove/Original Farmer's Market for shopping & lunch, The Hollywood Sign, and the Griffith Observatory. Meet your guide on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Climb aboard the bus and head straight to Santa Monica. On the drive, listen to entertaining stories and take in Hollywood, the Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Rodeo Drive.  See views of the affluent Bel-Air neighborhood and the Getty. Stop at Santa Monica Pier and Beach for an hour to explore the famous boardwalk, shop along the 3rd Street Promenade, and see why Southern California is famous for its beaches.  Head back to the bus to take in Culver City and Museum Row. Get insider tips on the best restaurants and museums. Have an hour lunch break at the Grove/the Original Famers Market which is known for some of LA's best dining and shopping.  Continue past Fairfax, Melrose, Paramount Studios, the Greek Theatre, and Griffith Park. Take in sweeping views of the Los Angeles Basin from the Griffith Observatory. Capture pictures of views of Downtown Los Angeles, the ocean, and the Hollywood sign.  As you head back to the Hollywood Walk of Fame to end your tour, see the Capitol Records Building and explore more of Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles: LA Grand Tour

2. Los Angeles: LA Grand Tour

Embark on a captivating tour of Los Angeles that starts on the iconic Sunset Boulevard. As you travel west, immerse yourself in Hollywood’s vibrant history with sights of legendary venues like Whiskey A Go Go, Chateau Marmont, and the Laugh Factory. Glimpse the Dolby Theatre and the famed Sunset Strip, known for its bustling nightlife and historic filming locations. Your first stop brings you to the scenic Santa Monica Pier, where the Pacific breeze and lively boardwalk set the perfect backdrop for picturesque moments. Take in the expanse of the ocean and the vibrant energy of street performers and local artisans. This is the perfect spot to capture the essence of Southern California's beach culture. Continue your journey to the Farmer’s Market, a culinary haven where you can sample fresh local produce and gourmet treats. This bustling marketplace is also an ideal spot for a lunch break, offering a variety of food stalls that cater to every taste and preference. Enjoy the flavors of freshly prepared meals and the opportunity to mingle with locals and tourists alike. The allure of glamour escalates as you head to Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, a hub of luxury boutiques and potential celebrity sightings. Stroll among opulent shops and soak in the extravagant atmosphere. Feel the pulse of high fashion and perhaps treat yourself to a luxury item from one of the world-renowned designer stores. The tour culminates at the Griffith Observatory, offering breathtaking views of the Los Angeles skyline and the iconic Hollywood sign. Explore the exhibits inside the observatory, including a look at the stars through the famed Zeiss telescope. This vantage point provides a sweeping panorama of the city, making it a memorable end to your tour. The adventure concludes back at your original meeting point, conveniently located near the Walk of Fame. Here, you can spend the rest of your time exploring the storied sidewalk, discovering the names of celebrities past and present, and perhaps catching a glimpse of Hollywood magic in the making. Nearby, iconic landmarks such as the TCL Chinese Theatre, Dolby Theatre and the El Capitan Theatre add to the allure, inviting you to delve deeper into the cinematic history of this legendary city. This tour is an essential experience for anyone eager to discover the highlights of Los Angeles.

From Anaheim: LA Highlights Sightseeing Tour

3. From Anaheim: LA Highlights Sightseeing Tour

This full-day narrated sightseeing tour is your ticket to experiencing the best of LA. Begin your tour with a pickup from your Disneyland area hotel between 8-8:30 AM. Sit back and relax in your air-conditioned van and get ready to discover some of LA's must-see attractions. Dive into the heart of the city, where you'll discover the eclectic mix of historic architecture and modern skyscrapers, including the Staples Center and the iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall. Get up close to the world-famous Hollywood Sign and enjoy breathtaking views of the city from Griffith Observatory, a backdrop to countless films. Cruise down the legendary Sunset Strip, known for its music history, and then experience the luxury of Rodeo Drive, where upscale shopping and celebrity sightings await. Savor local flavors and shop for unique treasures at the Original Farmers Market, a historic Los Angeles landmark. Stroll along the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, where the stars underfoot honor the entertainment industry's brightest talents. Feel the coastal breeze at Santa Monica Pier and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the beach, with its inviting waters and bustling boardwalk. Explore the eclectic culture of Venice Beach, from its street performers to the famous Muscle Beach outdoor gym. Conclude your adventure with a visit to Marina del Rey, one of the largest man-made small-boat harbors in the world. At the end of the tour, get dropped off back at your pickup point.

Los Angeles: Hollywood and Beverly Hills Minibus Tour

4. Los Angeles: Hollywood and Beverly Hills Minibus Tour

Start in Downtown Los Angeles and discover notable landmarks like The Music Center and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Continue through trendy neighborhoods such as Echo Park, Silverlake, and Los Feniz until you reach Griffith Park Observatory. From this ideal viewpoint, admire the views of the iconic Hollywood Sign and the Los Angeles skyline. Next, visit Hollywood Boulevard, where you can place your hands in the handprints of movie stars outside the Chinese Theater. Walk down the world-famous Hollywood Walk of Fame and spot the tiles dedicated to famous pop culture figures. Travel through West Hollywood to see the nightlife hub of the Sunset Strip, before arriving at one of the most famous neighborhoods in the world, Beverly Hills. Take pictures at the iconic Beverly Hills sign and see designer stores where the rich and famous shop along Rodeo Drive. Finally, end your tour with a lunch stop at the Original Farmers Market at The Grove, a historic and popular meeting point among locals and tourists alike. Enjoy food from a diverse range of restaurants and buy memorabilia at one of the many unique shops only found in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles: Luxury Hollywood Sightseeing Trolley Tour

5. Los Angeles: Luxury Hollywood Sightseeing Trolley Tour

Join a first-class Hollywood sightseeing tour to discover Los Angeles in a unique way on The Parlor Car. Travel in style through the entertainment capital of America, and wind through charming Hollywood Hills, one of the historic neighborhoods of celebrity life. Gaze upon some of the elite highlights of luxurious Beverly Hills and travel down the legendary Sunset Strip - the place of rock music history. With stops at LA cultural centers like The Original Farmers Market and the beautiful museums along Miracle Mile, you’ll create memories of a lifetime. The Parlor Car is a restored piece of history, with a classic design, tufted seats, and brass details. Your experienced tour guide will provide interesting anecdotes about the city’s history, culture, and architecture, making it a fun and educational experience for all ages. A few of the many highlights and sites seen on the LA sightseeing tour include: - Hollywood Boulevard: Hollywood Sign, Walk of Fame, TCL Chinese Theatre, Wax Museum - Hollywood Hills: Celebrity homes - Sunset Boulevard: Sunset Strip, Sunset Plaza, The Viper Room, The Roxy Theater - Beverly Hills: Rodeo Drive, The Beverly Hills Sign, City Hall - The Original Farmers Market - Miracle Mile / Museum Row: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and Petersen - Automotive Museum, Museum of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Los Angeles: Small Group Sightseeing Tour with Hotel Pickup

6. Los Angeles: Small Group Sightseeing Tour with Hotel Pickup

Welcome to the most comprehensive city tour in Los Angeles! Begin your exciting adventure in the heart of Downtown. The first stop will be at the historic Olvera Street where one of the oldest churches in Los Angeles “The Plaza Church” is located. From there you will be transported back in time to explore the world famous Union Train Station which is known as the "Last of the Great Railway Stations." The route will continue through downtown, passing by Chinatown, the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, the Civic Center, Broadway, and the city skyline. You will see the fashion district (which consists of over 1,000 stores), some film locations from famous Hollywood productions, and the Staples Center Arena before heading northwest toward Griffith Park. Griffith Park offers the best view of the city as well as the world famous Hollywood Sign; the views are simply breathtaking. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is the third major stop on this tour and is among the most popular stops in Los Angeles. The Hollywood Walk of Fame will give you the opportunity to walk among the “stars” that have made significant contributions to film, radio, television, theater, and the recording industries. The legendary Chinese theater located alongside the Hollywood Walk of Fame hosts movie premieres as well as other special events. You never know, you may be able to witness a red carpet premiere while there. After many attractions, you deserve a break. Next, you will stop at the historic Farmer's Market, which is one of the greatest places in Los Angeles to enjoy a variety of foods and beverages. "The Grove” which is located next to the Farmer's Market will not go unnoticed. You can take a ride on a historic 1950’s trolley and enjoy the features of a large center garden that includes an animated fountain with many shopping opportunities. Now that you've had time to relax and eat, you will be whisked off in the early afternoon to another world! From the Sunset Strip, you'll pass by iconic locations such as the Whisky a Go Go and the Chateau Marmont, before reaching Beverley Hills. While in Beverly Hills you will experience the charm of Rodeo Drive and may even feel like a star yourself. You'll soon see how varied and diverse this metropolis really is as you get an insight into what life is like once you've been discovered by the Hollywood Studios. Back on Sunset Boulevard heading west will bring you past the Getty Center. From there you will finally feel the breeze of the ocean. The Santa Monica Pier is a landmark of the city and has served for many backdrops in countless Hollywood films. Finally, round off a fascinating day with a nice walk along Venice Beach where you will be entertained by many different artists and showmen. “See and be seen” is the motto here. You will not be disappointed! With countless attractions in the most exciting city in the world, you will finally be brought back to your hotel or to a prearranged drop-off location by late afternoon. You won't sit on a big sightseeing bus on this tour. Capped at a maximum of 18 people, a familial atmosphere always develops during the tour. The tour makes frequent stops, allowing you to discover everything at a relaxed pace.

Santa Monica: Los Angeles Open-Air Van Tour with Stops

7. Santa Monica: Los Angeles Open-Air Van Tour with Stops

Head to the meeting point and check in for your tour before boarding a custom-made, open-air van. Start your tour in West Lost Angeles and learn about the history of the city on your way to Beverly Hills. Here, you'll make your first of four stops on the tour. Enjoy half an hour of free time to shop, take photos, and explore on your own before hopping back aboard the van. Your tour continues as you drive through West Hollywood. See the Sunset Strip, the legendary Whiskey a Go Go, the Viper Room, the Roxy, and more. Then, take advantage of some more free time, this time to visit the Original Farmers Market. Spend a full hour exploring LA's world-famous market. Visit trendy stores and gourmet grocers or grab a quick bite to eat at one of the market's many restaurants. From here, your tour takes you to the heart of Hollywood. See celebrity homes, movie studios, and famous filming locations before stopping once more, this time to take a stroll along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And of course, no LA sightseeing tour would be complete without visiting the Hollywood Hills and stopping to take photos of the iconic Hollywood Sign. Finally, travel along the famous Mulholland Drive as you make your way back to Santa Monica where your tour comes to an end.

Los Angeles: Famous Neighbourhoods and Celebrity Homes Tours

8. Los Angeles: Famous Neighbourhoods and Celebrity Homes Tours

Get an insider look at LA culture, history, landmarks, and hot spots. Stop at The Santa Monica Pier, The Grove/Original Farmer's Market for shopping and lunch, and see Griffith Observatory before scoping celebrity homes. Meet at 9:45 AM to board your bus. First, see The Hollywood Walk of Fame, embedded with more than 2,500 terrazzo and brass stars bearing the names of celebrities honored for their contributions to the entertainment industry. One of the most famous streets in all of Los Angeles. See where many film locations for movies and TV shows take place. Then, head to The Sunset Strip. Drive past restaurants, bars, and nightclubs that are popular with celebrities. From here, continue to West Hollywood, the area that is home to many celebrities, as well as some of the best nightlife in all of Los Angeles. You'll see Beverly Hills next, located on the west side of Los Angeles. It is home to some of the most expensive real estate in the world. Next is Rodeo Drive, a famous shopping district located in Beverly Hills. Keep your eyes open for celebrities and paparazzi. Continue to see views of Bel Air, and The Getty Center. Then, stop at Santa Monica Pier for an hour. Go for a stroll on the pier, get some food and drinks, or play carnival games. See the 3rd Street Promenade, which is a pedestrian-only shopping district. Drive through Culver City and past Sony Pictures headquarters. The next drive-by is by Fairfax Avenue! You'll also see the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Petersen Automotive Museum, and the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum from the outside.The next stop is for an hour-long lunch at The Grove, also known as The Original Farmer's Market. Choose from over 80 places to eat, drink, and shop. After lunch, you'll cruise past Melrose Avenue, Paramount Studios, and Griffith Park on your way to your last one-hour stop at The Griffith Observatory. You will get the best views of Los Angeles and the Hollywood Sign from The Griffith Observatory.   Finally, head back to The Hollywood Walk of Fame to switch buses for your 2-Hour Celebrity Homes Tour (the 2nd part of your combo). Ride in an open-air bus past celebrity homes, including Tom Cruise, Katy Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio, Elvis Presley, Quentin Tarantino, and others. You will also see Rodeo Drive and have a 15-minute stop at The Beverly Hills Sign. (Please note you can take both tours on the same day or split them up into two days. The time when booking refers to your 5.5 Hour: Half Day Tour of The Best of Los Angeles. After booking please reach out to Hollywood Bus Tours directly to schedule your 2 Hour Celebrity Homes Tour.)

Los Angeles: Hollywood Tour by Electric Bike

9. Los Angeles: Hollywood Tour by Electric Bike

Bike your way through the ultimate Hollywood experience and leave no site unseen. You’ll pedal past Tinsel town’s most storied landmarks, from the Walk of Fame and iconic Capitol Records Building to Paramount Pictures’ twin archways. Designed for cyclists of every level, this 3-hour biking adventure also takes you by the estates of Hancock Park, the Original Farmers Market, the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, CBS Television City, Grauman’s Chinese Theater, the Dolby Theater (home to the Oscars) as well as multiple filming locations and architecturally significant landmarks. Highlights: • Capitol Records Building • Melrose Avenue • Hollywood Walk of Fame • Dolby Theatre • Grauman’s Chinese Theatre • Nickelodeon Studios • Hollywood Forever Cemetery • Paramount Pictures Lot • CBS Television City • Larchmont Village • The Estates of Hancock Park • Historic Route 66 & The Pacific Design Center • Original Farmers Market & The Grove • La Brea Tar Pits • Rocky at LACMA • Jimmy Kimmel Live! Studios • El Capitan Theatre • Pretty Woman Apartment • Pantages Theatre/Hollywood & Vine

Los Angeles: The Ultimate LA & Hollywood Photo Tour

10. Los Angeles: The Ultimate LA & Hollywood Photo Tour

Start your tour in the heart of Hollywood, by the Dolby Theater, Chinese Theater, and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Explore the area and strike your pose at the incredible public art, including the famous Angel Wings. Become a Beverly Hills star as you snap photos at its sign and its world-famous palm-lined streets. Visit the historical foodie destination that is the LA Farmers Market. Travel past famous movie studios and reach the best spot for photos of the iconic Hollywood Sign. Discover and photograph the highlights of LA and Hollywood, both old and new, in the company of a local expert. Capture special moments and keep the memories alive with your incredible photos.

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Our tour guide was awesome! She really knew the history of LA and she showed us all the key areas. It was a very foggy morning and we didn't get to see the Hollywood sign so she took us around to see some celebrity homes to make up for it. She was on time and very professional. We were travelling with my elderly mom and Bing was very helpful in getting her in and out of the van. The van was very comfortable too. I highly recommend this tour with Bing as the guide.

excellent experience, and great guide, you will benefit from valuable advice, while touring the main spots in Los Angeles. I really recommend, especially to do it on the first day upon arrival, this will allow you to see the main axes and roads of the city, which will allow you to better find your way later.

Our city tour with Daniel was great, we are very satisfied with how he showed us everything and how he told us a lot about each place we visited. Very pleasant person, shows and explains very interestingly. He does his job excellently and any recommendation for him. Thanks Daniel it was great. 😃✌🏼👏🏻

Fantastic! Thoroughly enjoyed it and Chelbee was attentive and so knowledgeable and mostly, fun! Thank you!

Very good, guide Chelsea gave lots of info, made it interesting.