Tours & Excursions
Before all the tract houses, there were oranges, millions of oranges. At the end of the 19th century, the San Gabriel Valley was booming with agriculture…
Long before the movie industry defined Los Angeles, oranges were our most famous export…
On the Ethnic Neighborhoods Food & Culture Tour hosted by Urban Adventures, Summer Davis guides as many as 12 people at a time on a stroll through Koreatown as well as Little Armenia and Thai Town
With more than 1,800 things to do and see, Susan Peterson’s Fun and Educational Places to Go with Kids and Adults in Southern California has the competition beat on volume alone…
Meet in Sycamore Grove Park by the Sousa-Hiner Bandshell (where both bandleaders performed) for the Highland Park Heritage Trust Tour.
Neighborhood: Highland Park
For architecture lovers the Los Angeles Conservancy’s “Historic Core tour” is a Saturday must…
Since 1978, the Los Angeles Conservancy has been preserving the city’s history one Walker & Eisen building at a time.The nonprofit offers a slew of excursions, but its Historic Downtown Walking Tour will have you looking at the city’s core in a new way.
The Museum of the San Fernando Valley is still at the idea stage. For now there’s the Historic North Hollywood Tour.
Neighborhood: North Hollywood
Once you get used to wearing a headset for Red Line Tours’ Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes stroll, you’ll appreciate being able to hear your guide above the din of Hollywood Boulevard.
While our city makes it possible to get tastes of the world, let’s face it: There are some restaurants where a chaperon—or just a translator—would be beneficial.
The five-year-old company will sweep them away in a Jaguar Vanden Plas, Cadillac Escalade, or perhaps, if they’re the sort who enjoy being more than a little conspicuous, a blindingly white 1992 Cadillac limousine with blue velour interior…
The free Travel Town Museum lets rail-bound leviathans of yesteryear live out their retirement peacefully in the northern corner of Griffith Park
Neighborhood: Los Feliz
Jonathan Kaplan is a one-man multimedia show, playing movie snippets on an iPad at almost every stop on his two-hour Vintage Venice Reel to Real Tours.