So you want to visit Los Angeles? The first thing you need to do is plan you optimal itinerary so you can see the best sights of LA. You’ll immediately notice that Los Angeles is a very big city. So what’s a time-crunched visitor to do? Take a tour of course! But don’t just take any old tour; make sure you take one of the best tours of Los Angeles!
There are no shortage of tours in Los Angeles. Some of them are excellent and some … not so good. So how to decide which tour to take? Let us take the guesswork out of your tour planning.
A Day in LA Tours – The world famous A Day in LA Tour provides the perfect overview of the best sights of the city. Picking you up from your LA-area hotel free of charge, you’ll start your tour in the beautiful beach town of Santa Monica. Grab some complimentary fruit, juice or water and board your clean, air-conditioned bus to Venice Beach. The next stops include Beverly Hills / Rodeo Drive, Hollywood Blvd. and the Walk of Fame, lunch at the Farmers Market and the Grove, and stunning views of the city and the Hollywood Sign from Griffith Park and Observatory. It’s the perfect full-day tour experience with the best tour guides in the city.
If you’re feeling a little more active, you can’t go wrong with a tour from Bikes & Hikes LA. The Hollywood Hills Hike will take you up close and
personal with the Hollywood Sign; perfect to fill up your instagram page. Or join the Celebrity Bike Tour and see LA’s most exclusive neighborhoods on two wheels. The more ambitious bike enthusiast can take their shot at the full LA in a Day tour and cover 32 miles in 6 hours!
If you’re looking for a Hollywood double-decker, look no further than Proper Sightseeing. Sporting the sleekest buses in town, Proper Sightseeing will take you around Hollywood in style at your own pace. This narrated hop-on hop-off tour is the perfect was to get around town and see as many sights as possible while enjoying the California sunshine. Stop by the welcome center on Hollywood Boulevard to book your tickets or book beforehand online.
Looking for something a little more macabre to round out your LA experience? Check out Dearly Departed Tours, which offers a wide variety of tours exploring the darker side of Hollywood and Los Angeles. Our personal favorite is the Tragical History Tour, which provides an overview of the history of Hollywood and interesting facts about both the living and the … departed. If the kids are squeamish, you might want to leave them behind for this one!
Sometimes we all need the luxury treatment. Glitterati Tours offers high-end small-group private tours at a reasonable price. Recommended by the top concierges in Los Angeles for a reason, Glitterati has experienced, professional tour guides with insider knowledge of the best sights of LA. You can customize your own tour or choose from one of their fantastic curated itineraries. Either way, you’re sure to get the best stress-free experience of the City of Angels!
Whichever tour you decide to take, we strongly encourage you to book direct with your local tour company through their website. When you book direct, you are guaranteed the best price and the best customer service in addition to getting the Best Tour of Los Angeles!