Exploring the Los Angeles area can seem like an overwhelming experience. With more than 500 square miles to discover and endless escapades to be had, consider taking a laidback and stress-free guided tour rather than dealing with crowds and congested traffic on your own. Los Angeles hosts tours that will take you on a variety of adventures no matter what your interests. Here are 9 of our bucket list tours and excursions to be had in the City of Angels.
Bikes and Hikes LA – LA in a Day Bike Tour
This bike tour is rated one of the best bike tours in the Los Angeles area and with good reason. Enjoy the beautiful weather on a bicycle as this tour takes you to some of LA’s top highlights including celebrity homes, Santa Monica Pier, Muscle Beach and in addition to many other iconic places. The tour distance is 32 miles and takes approximately 6 hours to complete.
Hollywood City Tours – The Original Hollywood Tour
Discover Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills on this open-air bus ride. This tour will take you to some of the most well-known spots in LA such as The Walk of Fame, the two-mile-long Rodeo Drive, the musically famous Whiskey A-Go-Go, celebrity homes and various filming locations just to name a few.
Secret Food Tours – Los Angeles – Downtown
Experience the taste and culture of Los Angeles through its local cuisine on this 3-hour food tour! Each culinary stop has a local history, locally created dish or unique story that represents the society of LA. Don’t forget to upgrade to include the special drinks package to try out the regional beer and wine.
Bikes and Hikes – Hollywood Sign Hike
The Hollywood Sign Hike has been voted #1 in LA tours and we can see why! This 4-mile hike will take you up to the world-renowned Hollywood Sign and provide panoramic views of all of Los Angeles. Your guide will provide you with local history, suggest the best photo opportunity spots along the way and provide local tips for your Los Angeles vacation while you make the journey to the classic Hollywood Sign.
TMZ Celebrity Tour
You never know who you will see while taking the TMZ Celebrity Tour! Ride the TMZ bus through Hollywood, Beverly Hills and the Sunset Strip while your driver entertains you with all of the latest gossip, Hollywood secrets and helps you discover the best places to visit for your chance at mingling with the hottest celebs during your LA stay.
Deadly Departed Tours – Tragical History Tour
This tour was tailor-made for fans of history, murder and true crime. Travel to infamous locations throughout the Los Angeles area that are known for celebrity deaths, forgotten tragedies and locations of last known whereabouts. Some celebrity tales included in this tour? Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and the notorious Black Dahlia.
Ultimate Hollywood Tours – Celebrity Home Tour
This tour has been rated the #1 Celebrity Home Tour in all of LA. Enjoy riding around in a luxury van as your guide takes you to some of the most well-known celebrity homes. Your guide will tell you stories of local legends and stop for plenty of photo opportunities at places such as The Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theater and the Sunset Strip. But what about those celebrity homes? Visit the homes of Jennifer Aniston, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and so many more!
Sidewalk Food Tours of Los Angeles – West Hollywood Food Tour
The West Hollywood Food Tour will whisk you away on a 2.5-hour journey filled with 6 different tasting locations. Get to know LA through carefully chosen establishments that offer you a true taste of Los Angeles. Notable stops include an award-winning taqueria, traditional Thai food from one of LA’s oldest Thai restaurants and a pizza shop that brings the best of New York and California together.
Universal Studios Studio Tour
Chances are if you’re visiting the Los Angeles area you might be a bit of a movie buff interested in the behind-the-scenes action of Hollywood. If this is you, then you can’t afford to miss the classic Universal Studios Studio Tour. One of the most popular attractions in the area, you will get to go backstage to a real working movie studio and discover the secrets of Hollywood film. Visit 13 studio blocks of historic studio lots while learning about set design, seeing some of the most iconic sets that have ever been on television and learning little-known facts and trivia as your guide leads you into the depths of Universal Studios.