Private LA Highlights Tour

The best of LA in a day, from Venice Beach to Beverly Hills

  • When Starts anytime
  • Duration 6 hours
  • Meeting Point Your hotel

$179 per adult €167 per adult £142 per adult C$245 per adult A$269 per adult

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$179 per adult

€167 per adult

£142 per adult

C$245 per adult

A$269 per adult

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$179 per adult €167 per adult £142 per adult C$245 per adult A$269 per adult

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  • Local experts
    Personal stories and insider travel tips
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds

Highlights

  • Soak up the rays at LA beaches like Venice Beach and Santa Monica.
  • Fill up on local cuisine during an hour lunch break at the Original Farmers Market.
  • Explore the glamor and history of Hollywood and Sunset Boulevard up-close.
  • Travel down the palm tree-lined streets of Beverly Hills with its stunning mansions.
  • Hear stories along the way of movie magic, celebrities, LA’s earliest days, and more.

What you'll do

Begin with a drive to Venice Beach. Once a seaside resort town, this surfer’s paradise is crisscrossed with canals and the center of counterculture in LA. Stroll the Venice Boardwalk to enjoy its street performers and vendors as we learn about the birth of skateboarding culture.

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Begin with a drive to Venice Beach. Once a seaside resort town, this surfer’s paradise is crisscrossed with canals and the center of counterculture in LA. Stroll the Venice Boardwalk to enjoy its street performers and vendors as we learn about the birth of skateboarding culture.

See “Baywatch” headquarters and Muscle Beach. Then head north to Santa Monica. On the iconic Santa Monica Pier, you’ll be dazzled by the carnival sounds and the famous hippodrome. Don’t forget to snap a photo at the sign marking the end of Historic Route 66.

Back in LA, enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Original Farmers Market. For the second half of our journey, we’ll cruise by La Cienega’s Restaurant Row and see some of the world’s most famous restaurants, like The Stinking Rose. You’ll also pass by legendary institutions like the Saban Theater and the landmarks of the Miracle Mile. You can stand inside the “Urban Lights” exhibit at LA County’s Museum of Art (LACMA) and see prehistoric wonders in the park at La Brea Tar Pits.

As we make our way into Hollywood, we’ll drive by Jim Henson Studios, the Church of Scientology, Capitol Records, and the Hollywood Sign. Count the stars on the Walk of Fame, and fit your hands and feet into the impressions of legendary actors in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Don’t forget to strike a pose as we walk up for our grand entrance at the Dolby Theater, where the Oscars are held.

Next, cruise down Sunset Boulevard as your guide points out landmarks like Whisky A Go Go and the House of Blues and shares about the rock stars who’ve played here.

Finally, admire the glamorous palm-tree-lined streets of Beverly Hills. You’ll tour the grounds of Greystone Manor, a billion-dollar estate. We’ll also drive by the Playboy Mansion and the homes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Monroe, Orlando Bloom, and many more. Then go out on a high note at Rodeo Drive, where you can stock up on luxury before our relaxing ride back to Westside Pavilion and the close of your incredible LA Highlights Tour.

Itinerary

  • Venice Beach

    A surfer’s paradise featuring bohemian culture, canals, the Venice Beach Boardwalk, and Muscle Beach

  • Santa Monica

    Including the iconic pier with carnival games and the architecturally unique Looff Hippodrome

  • Route 66 Sign

    A snapshot at the end of famous road

  • Original Farmers Market

    Several multicultural and farm-fresh lunch options to choose from

  • La Cienega’s Restaurant Row

    Spotlighting some of the world’s most famous restaurants like the Original Lawry’s, Matsuhisa, The Bazaar and The Stinking Rose

  • Miracle Mile

    Home to the LACMA with outdoor art exhibits and La Brea Tar Pits showing LA’s prehistoric past

  • Hollywood

    Passing by the Jim Henson studio complex, Capitol Records, the Hollywood Sign, and more

  • Walk of Fame

    Footprints and handprints of legendary actors in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

  • Sunset Boulevard

    The street connecting Hollywood and Beverly Hills filled with music legends

  • Beverly Hills

    Lined with palm trees and mansions

  • Greystone Manor

    A lavish billion-dollar estate

  • Rodeo Drive

    Time for luxury shopping or window-shopping

Plan your trip

Private tour

This is a private tour for groups of 2-15 people. For groups larger than 15, please contact us for discounted rates.

Lunch

We’ll stop at the Original Farmers Market where you can buy food from a variety of vendors. If there’s another restaurant you prefer, tell us!

Refund policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 48 hours before the start time.

Reviews

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Fantastic One Day of LA
This was a fantastic tour of LA packed in one day. Our tour guide, Josh was cordial and informative. He knew all the special spots for photos, and he was very knowledgeable not only of LA, but the traffic patterns.(he kept us out of heavy traffic and traffic jams) We saw so much this day, from the Santa Monica Pier,Venice Beach, La Brea tar pits, the Hollywood sign (got us close), and so much more. This was a great tour with the best guide!

Jason

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Amazing Tour
This was an absolutely amazing day. Cameron was informative and obviously knew a lot about LA and made such an amazing tour. He was super funny, friendly, and very personable. Though the tour was quite long it didn’t feel that way because we were having so much fun. We saw very cool places and it didn’t feel too tourist-y. I would absolutely recommend this for anyone who has a day in LA. A fantastic day.

Kebonye

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Great way to cram L.A. in one day
Josh was a great and kind guide; who was also very open to modifying the tour. We took this tour to cram as much of LA as possible for the 1 day we were there and we weren’t disappointed. We got picked up and dropped off right at the place we were staying and really enjoyed the day.

Daniel

FAQs

What hotels are included for pick-up and drop-off?

Our pickup and dropoff areas include Hollywood, West Hollywood, Universal City, Beverly Hills, Westwood, Santa Monica, Venice and the LAX area. There’s an extra cost for Pasadena, Anaheim, Long Beach, San Pedro, Ports of LA or anything 10 miles outside of LAX, except the cities listed above.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We understand plans change. We offer a 100% refund up to 48 hours prior to your tour start time. We also offer rescheduling to another date the tour is running at no extra cost if you’re unable to make this tour. Please keep in mind there are no refunds available if you have already rescheduled your tour.

What if it rains?

Our tours run rain or shine, so please check the local forecast to plan. In rare cases when we have to cancel for extreme weather, we’ll offer you the chance to reschedule or give a full refund.

What about gratuities?

Tips are always appreciated but never expected. They’re a great way to tell your guide they did an awesome job and show your appreciation.

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