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PO BOX 79172, Los Angeles, CA, 90079


The Los Angeles Conservancy’s “Last Remaining Seats” series isn’t the only way to support our grand old movie palaces.

Website: http://www.lahtf.org


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Balboa Island Ferry

410 S. Bay Front, Newport Beach, CA, 92662

The trip takes less than five minutes, the boat itself is a handful of planks lashed together, and you could simply use the nearby bridge…

Website: http://www.balboaislandferry.com

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E. Waldo Ward

273 E. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 91024


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…

Website: http://waldoward.com/

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E. Waldo Ward & Son

273 E. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 91024


Long before the movie industry defined Los Angeles, oranges were our most famous export…

Website: http://www.waldoward.com/

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Ethnic Neighborhoods Food & Culture Tour

., Los Angeles, CA, 90005

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

Website: http://www.urbanadventures.com


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Fun and Educational Places to Go with Kids and Adults in Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

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…

Website: http://funplaces.com

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Highland Park Heritage Trust Tour

PO Box 50894, Los Angeles, CA, 90050

Meet in Sycamore Grove Park by the Sousa-Hiner Bandshell (where both bandleaders performed) for the Highland Park Heritage Trust Tour.

Website: http://www.hpht.org/tour.html


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Historic Core tour

523 W. 6th St., Ste. 826, Los Angeles, CA, 90014


For architecture lovers the Los Angeles Conservancy’s “Historic Core tour” is a Saturday must…

Website: http://laconservancy.org/

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Historic Downtown Walking Tour

532 South Olive St., Los Angeles, CA, 90189

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.

Website: http://www.laconservancy.org


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Historic North Hollywood Tour

21031 Ventura Blvd., Suite 419, Los Angeles, CA, 91364

The Museum of the San Fernando Valley is still at the idea stage. For now there’s the Historic North Hollywood Tour.

Website: http://www.themuseumsfv.org


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Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes

6708 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90028

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.

Website: http://www.redlinetours.com


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Los Angeles Urban Adventures

1896 El Cerrito Place, Los Angeles, CA, 90068


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.

Website: http://www.losangelesurbanadventures.com


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Robinson Helicopter

2901 Airport Drive, Los Angeles, CA, 90505

The largest commercial helicopter factory in the world is sandwiched between strip malls along PCH and a tiny municipal airport in Torrance

Website: http://www.robinsonheli.com/

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Tour du Jour

9663 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 680, Los Angeles, CA, 90210


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…

Website: http://tourdujour.net/

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Trekking Los Angeles: Local Adventures in a Global City

4343 Leimart Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90008

Wide swaths of Los Angeles remain a mystery even to seasoned Angelenos

Website: http://lacommons.org/


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Venice Boulevard

., Los Angeles, CA, 90291

Choose Venice Boulevard, which has a bike lane—an L.A. rarity—that runs from Crenshaw to the coast.

Website: http://www.la-bike.org


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Vintage Venice Reel to Real Tours

1601 Main St, Los Angeles, CA, 90291

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.

Website: http://www.vintagevenicetours.com


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