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Los Angeles: Hollywood & Celebrity Homes Open-Air Bus Tour

1. Los Angeles: Hollywood & Celebrity Homes Open-Air Bus Tour

See Hollywood’s highlights for yourself on a guided sightseeing tour from the comfort of an open-top bus. Marvel at iconic locations such as the Hollywood Sign, where you can stop for a photo and admire the views of downtown LA. Make your way to the local partner’s office to begin your activity. Board the sightseeing bus, and away you’ll go on your tour of Hollywood.  Pass the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Chinese Theatre, the Art Deco entertainment complex of the Dolby Theater, and the circular Capitol Records Building and other historic sights you’ve seen 1000 times on TV.  Next, head to the Hollywood and Vine district at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street.  Cruise down Sunset Boulevard, passing famous bars and nightclubs like Whiskey A-Go-Go and the Viper Room. Admire the Chateau Marmont Hotel, where Tim Burton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and other legends have stayed. Then, drive past the upscale stores on Rodeo Drive as you head towards Beverly Hills. Take a photo of the Beverly Hills Sign and the Beverly Hills Hotel, plus see the homes of Tom Cruise, Leonardo DiCaprio, Elvis Presley, and many more. Be dropped off at your Hollywood, West Hollywood, or Beverly Hills hotel at the end of your activity. If you’re staying outside of these areas, you’ll be dropped back at the local partner’s office. 

Los Angeles: Half-Day Best of LA Tour

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

Admire in LA's top attractions on a guided bus tour that is customized to your preferences. Take in Hollywood, Paramount Studios, and the Greek Theatre. Stop at the Santa Monica Pier and Beach, the Original Farmers Market, 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: Celebrity Homes and Hollywood Open-Air Bus Tour

3. Los Angeles: Celebrity Homes and Hollywood Open-Air Bus Tour

Discover highlights like the Hollywood Sign, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Mulholland Drive, and the Hollywood hills on this Los Angeles tour in an open-air bus. Enjoy interactive narration from your driver-guide and have some fantastic photo opportunities along the way.  Hop aboard the bus on Hollywood Boulevard and take a seat on this open-air bus that puts no barriers between you and your photos of world-famous sights. After the first part of your adventure, take a 15-minute stop at the Beverly Hills sign that allows you time for a bathroom breaks, window shopping, or some star gazing. Following the Beverly Hills stop, drive through Rodeo Drive, West Hollywood, and the classic Sunset Strip. Go by a selection of famous homes and celebrity hotspots. Keep your cameras at the ready, as you might spot a celebrity before returning to your starting point.

Los Angeles: TMZ Celebrity Tour

4. Los Angeles: TMZ Celebrity Tour

Attention all celebrity enthusiasts! Do you find yourself constantly glued to your TV screen, wishing you could get a glimpse into the glamorous life of your favorite stars? Well, buckle up and get ready for a wild ride on the TMZ Celebrity Tour in LA! Our tour travels through Hollywood, West Hollywood, The Sunset Strip and Beverly Hills, with your entertaining guide revealing the star-studded locations TMZ has made famous over the last decade, and providing the opportunity for some real celebrity spotting! Ride in style on customized luxurious tour buses, complete with screens showing TMZ's latest entertainment news, leather seats, state-of-the-art audio/video systems, A.C./heating, and phone chargers & plugs at every seat (so you never miss that Celeb selfie!). And that's not all - during the tour, you'll also have the chance to win exclusive TMZ prizes too! And the best part? You never know who you might run into along the way! Keep your eyes peeled for A-listers walking their dogs, sipping coffee at their favorite cafes, or getting their sweat on at the hottest fitness studios. This is your chance to get up close and personal with Hollywood's elite, so bring your cameras and get ready to capture some unforgettable moments. So what are you waiting for? Hop aboard the TMZ Celebrity Tour in LA and let us take you on a journey you'll never forget. Get your star-stalking game on and join us for an experience that's sure to leave you star-struck! Board a luxurious tour bus with leather seats, state-of-the-art audio/video systems, and AC/heating. Plus, you can stay connected during the tour with phone chargers and plugs at every seat. With the latest amenities and access to entertainment news, you won't miss a thing.

Los Angeles: The Original Celebrity Homes Tour

5. Los Angeles: The Original Celebrity Homes Tour

Prepare for an unforgettable journey through the heart of Hollywood's elite with our exclusive tour. Buckle up as we take you on a thrilling ride through the Hollywood Hills and Beverly Hills, two of the most iconic neighborhoods synonymous with celebrity stardom. Our adventure begins on the world-renowned Hollywood Walk of Fame, where you'll be surrounded by the immortalized stars of entertainment history. It's a fitting starting point for a tour that will introduce you to the living legends of today. As we ascend into the picturesque hills, be on the lookout for Hollywood's richest and most famous personalities. From Katy Perry to Adele, Orlando Bloom, and many more, these stars call these hills home. Keep your camera ready because you never know who you might spot on their morning jog or walking their furry companions. Of course, no Hollywood tour would be complete without a glimpse of the iconic Hollywood sign. Capture this legendary landmark from a unique vantage point that only a select few get to experience. As we wind down from the hills, prepare to experience the world-famous Sunset Strip, a legendary stretch that's played host to countless celebrity hangouts and hotspots. From the Comedy Store, where comedic legends have honed their craft, to the Chateau Marmont Hotel, a historic haven where stars like Keanu Reeves and Leonardo DiCaprio have rested their heads, the Sunset Strip is a star-studded journey in itself. So, come join us for a tour that's part history, part star-spotting, and all adventure. Discover the homes of Hollywood's biggest stars, the landmarks that define Los Angeles, and the stories that make Tinseltown come alive. Book your seat and experience the magic of Hollywood like never before.

Los Angeles: Dark History and Haunted LA Bus Tour

6. Los Angeles: Dark History and Haunted LA Bus Tour

Join your guide who is an expert in the paranormal, for an entertaining tour through the dark side of Hollywood and LA. Hear colorful stories of unexplained sightings, famous movie stars, tragic misfortune, secret mafia connections, and much more. Learn the secrets of famous landmarks including the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the burial place of Hollywood greats Mel Blanc, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Burt Reynolds, and many more. Stop at the mysterious Cecil Hotel as seen in the 2021 Netflix documentary. LA City Hall, the Cecil Hotel, and the Charlie Chaplin Studios. Along the way, you’ll separate fact from fiction in famous stories like Richard Ramirez, the Night Stalker, the Hillside Strangler, and the ill-fated Black Dahlia – whose unsolved murder in 1947 is one of America's most fascinating true crime mysteries. Venture out after dark on the only bus tour in LA that specializes in haunted tales and paranormal experiences. Enjoy a bus tour with stops along the way to explore a number of the sites on foot. Some of the locations seen on the tour include Pueblo de Los Angeles, Avila Adobe La Golondrina Cafe, Pico House, Forte Moore, Biltmore Hotel, Hollywood Tower, Knickerbocker Hotel, Roosevelt Hotel, and Charlie Chaplin Studios.

Los Angeles: Hollywood and Beverly Hills Minibus Tour

7. 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.

California Audioguide for Self-Drivers

8. California Audioguide for Self-Drivers

Complete your road trip around California with an audio guide featuring 169 locations and 3 hours of audio in 1 app. Listen to the recordings as you take in views at Yosemite, Mt. Whitney, and Zabriskie Point, experience the unique cultures of Silicon Valley, Santa Monica, and Hollywood, and drive down Highway 1. Feel at ease taking in the views while the app uses GPS to find your location and suggest stops. From famous landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge to lesser-known gems like Moss Landing, appreciate the wealth of beauty and history in California with detailed audio descriptions.   Stop and start your journey as often as you please, there’s no constraints once you download the app and activate your audio guide. If there’s a specific site you’d like to visit, manually choose audio guides from the built-in map or from a list.

Los Angeles: Hollywood Night Tour with Griffith Observatory

9. Los Angeles: Hollywood Night Tour with Griffith Observatory

Watch Los Angeles light up once the sun goes down on a night bus tour. Led by expert tour guides, experience the evening glamor and romance of the city as you drive down Hollywood Boulevard, Walk of Fame, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, and Griffith Observatory. Begin your journey with a drive through the shining heart of the city at dusk, leading to several Hollywood landmarks. Cruise down the Sunset Strip, the historic core of LA's hip nightlife. See iconic hot spots like Whisky-a-Go-Go, Viper Room, Chateau Marmont, Laugh Factory, and Comedy Store. Head to the trendy area of West Hollywood known for its high-energy nightlife. Learn about the rich musical history of the storied Troubadour Club – one the city’s best music venues – where Elton John made his US debut on its stage in 1970. On a different note, see the historical Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the resting place of many of Hollywood’s largest studio performers including Jayne Mansfield, Rudolph Valentino, and Douglas Fairbanks. Next, continue to the iconic Griffith Observatory to get stunning views of the Los Angeles Basin from a scenic overlook. High above the city, see the LA skyline, the Hollywood Hills, and the famous Hollywood sign. Enjoy a unique photo opportunity from this spectacular vantage point.

Los Angeles: Famous Neighbourhoods and Celebrity Homes Tours

10. 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.)

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Had a great tour experience! Sammy our driver was very knowledgeable and told us great information on the different locations we’d drive through in LA. Was great tour and highly recommend you book this. 1 of my highlights was getting to stop off the bus to take a photo with the Beverly Hills Sign.

Paul did a great job! He was knowledgeable and took his time with the tour. Thank you!

Amazing! Got to see all of LA with the help of Sean and shay. Fab tour guides.

It was an interesting tour with a very knowledgeable driver/guide.

Brilliant tour guide a great 2 hrs around the area