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One Day in LA Private Tour

One Day in Los Angeles

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Tour Details

  • Private tour, your party only
  • 6+ hours
  • Complimentary pick up at select locations
  • Tour Guide
  • Luxury minivan
  • Bottled Water
  • Get a discount when booking 8+ hours

Can’t decide on what to do in LA in one day? Welcome to our one day tour of Los Angeles!

This LA tour will show you the most iconic and beautiful places in the city. You’ll visit the Hollywood Sign and the sandy beaches of Santa Monica and Venice. So buckle up and get ready to explore the best that the city of Angels has to offer in our minivan.

This tour offers two options: a 6-hour option and an 8-hour option. This will provide you and your group with the most out of your day while exploring Los Angeles.

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Our stops can include but are not limited to:

No visit would be complete without seeing the iconic Hollywood Sign up close. The Hollywood Hills is home to the iconic sign.

It symbolizes the city’s entertainment industry. This sign has been featured in many movies and TV shows.

We will take you to a great location for a photo. The sign will be in the background. You will also be able to get a beautiful panoramic view of the city.

  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame

Let’s go to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It’s a sidewalk tribute to the stars of the entertainment industry. There are over 2,700 stars featured. You’ll get to see some of your favorite celebrities’ stars and even take a photo with them.

  • The Chinese Theater

The Chinese Theater is just a few steps away. It opened in 1927 and is renowned for its ornate architecture. It also features the famous handprints and footprints of Hollywood stars. You’ll get a chance to see some of the most famous prints and take some great photos of this iconic landmark.

  • The Dolby Theater

The Dolby Theater hosts the Academy Awards ceremony every year. This stunning theater is a sight to behold and is also a popular venue for various concerts and performances.

The Griffith Observatory

We’ll make our way to the Griffith Observatory, which offers breathtaking views of the city and the Hollywood Sign. You can explore the exhibits, learn about the universe, and enjoy the stunning views from the hilltop observatory.

  • Sunset Strip

After visiting the Griffith Observatory we can head to the Sunset Strip. It’s a famous mile-and-a-half stretch of Sunset Boulevard. It’s known for its nightclubs, restaurants, and music venues. Some of the well known venues include The Roxy, The Whisky a Go Go, and The Viper Room.

There are endless options for entertainment, from rooftop bars to comedy clubs to dance parties. You’ll get a taste of the diverse culture and energy that makes LA so unique.

  • Beverly Hills Sign, Rodeo Drive, and Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills is an absolute must while on tour where you can take photos with the famous Beverly Hills sign. Take a stroll down Rodeo Drive, which is known for its high-end fashion stores, exquisite restaurants, and stunning architecture. You’ll get to experience the glamor and luxury of this famous street.

Who doesn’t love a pit stop by the beach? We’ll head over to Santa Monica, which has a beautiful pier and boardwalk. You’ll get a chance to stroll along the pier, ride the Ferris wheel, and enjoy the view of the Pacific Ocean.

  • Venice Beach and Boardwalk

We’ll move on to Venice Beach and Boardwalk, which is known for its vibrant culture and colorful street performers. Take a walk along the boardwalk. Explore the street vendors and artists. Enjoy the sights and sounds of this vibrant community.

  • Abbott Kinney Boulevard and Venice Canals

Abbott Kinney Boulevard is home to some of the best restaurants, boutiques, and galleries in LA. You can shop, eat, and explore this trendy street before heading over to the Venice Canals. The canals are a hidden gem in LA, with picturesque bridges and walkways that are perfect for a peaceful stroll.

  • Malibu and Downtown Los Angeles

One day in LA can seem like not a lot, however, with our 8 hour option, you have the choice of Malibu or Downtown Los Angeles. Both are exceptional areas, and are wonderful to experience in their own way. When visiting Malibu, you can enjoy the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the rugged coastline.

Are you more interested in History and stunning architecture? Let’s go back to Downtown LA. You can explore some of the city’s famous landmarks there. These include the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Angels Flight, and the Grand Central Market.

Do you still have questions on what to do in LA in one day? Los Angeles is a vibrant and diverse city. There is so much to explore here. We look forward to showing you more on your trip!

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Here are some questions that you may want to ask us before booking this One Day in Los Angeles experience:

– How long does the one-day tour of Los Angeles last?

This tour offers two options: a 6-hour option and an 8-hour option.

– What is included in the one-day tour of Los Angeles?

This 6-hour tour includes a private luxury minivan, and pick up and drop off at your hotel in Los Angeles. Additionally, a knowledgeable guide is provided to give historical and cultural context of the city. The 8-hour tour offers more time to explore the sites in depth and includes some additional sites and activities. Both tours include all entrance fees and taxes, as well as bottled water.

– Can I customize the one-day tour of Los Angeles to include specific attractions?

Yes, we can customize the one-day tour of Los Angeles to include specific attractions upon request.

– Is transportation provided during the one-day tour of Los Angeles?

Yes , transportation is provided during the one-day tour of Los Angeles.

– How much does the one-day tour of Los Angeles cost?

The 6-hour tour costs $900, and 8-hour tour costs $1,200 up to 6 people.

– What is the best time of day to visit the Hollywood Sign?

The ideal time to visit the Hollywood Sign is either early in the morning or late in the afternoon. This is when the sun is not too bright. This will provide you with the best lighting for photos and a more comfortable temperature for hiking.

– What is the history behind the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a sidewalk tribute to the stars of the entertainment industry. It was created in 1958 and has over 2,700 stars featured.

The Walk of Fame was created to commemorate the entertainment industry. It honors the accomplishments of actors, musicians, directors, producers and other professionals in the industry. It is a permanent monument to their achievements. The first star was awarded to actress Joanne Woodward on February 9, 1960.

– What is the significance of the Chinese Theater in Hollywood?

The Chinese Theater in Hollywood is renowned for its ornate architecture and features the famous handprints and footprints of Hollywood stars. It opened in 1927 and has since become a popular tourist attraction. The theater has hosted many movie premieres and is considered a historic landmark in Hollywood.

– What can I expect to see at the Griffith Observatory?

At the Griffith Observatory, you can expect to see breathtaking views of the city and the Hollywood Sign. You can explore the exhibits, learn about the universe, and enjoy the stunning views from the hilltop observatory. The observatory also has a planetarium where you can watch shows about space and the universe. Additionally, you can see various telescopes and exhibits related to astronomy and space exploration.

– What are some popular nightclubs and music venues on the Sunset Strip?

The Sunset Strip is home to many popular nightclubs and music venues. These include The Roxy, The Whisky a Go Go, and The Viper Room. Venues across the country have had the honor of hosting famous musicians and bands. They are renowned for their vibrant atmosphere and quality music.

Some of the most notable performers include The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Guns N’ Roses, and Motley Crue.

– What is the history behind Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills?

Rodeo Drive is a famous street in Beverly Hills known for its high-end fashion stores, exquisite restaurants, and stunning architecture. The street was named after the Rodeo Land and Water Company. This company was responsible for developing the area in the early 1900s.

In the 1950s and 1960s, the street became a popular shopping destination. It has since become a symbol of luxury and glamour. Today, Rodeo Drive is home to some of the world’s most famous fashion brands, including Gucci, Prada, and Chanel.

– What are some popular activities to do at Santa Monica Pier?

There are many popular activities to do at Santa Monica Pier. You can take a stroll along the pier, ride the Ferris wheel, and enjoy the view of the Pacific Ocean. You can also visit the aquarium, play arcade games, and enjoy some delicious food at the various restaurants and food stands. Additionally, there are street performers and musicians that provide entertainment for visitors.

– What is the history behind the Venice Canals in Los Angeles?

The Venice Canals in Los Angeles were built in 1905 by developer Abbot Kinney. He wanted to create a “Venice of America” and built a system of canals to drain the marshy area. The canals were designed to resemble the canals of Venice, Italy.

At the time, the canals were used for transportation and commerce. However, as the automobile became more popular, the canals fell into disrepair and many were filled in. In the 1990s, efforts were made to restore the canals and today they are a popular tourist attraction and residential area.

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  • star ratingMy family recently went on a 3-week trip to the United States. Our experience was phenomenal and was the perfect way to conclude our trip. The itinerary of our tour included the Hollywood sign, walk of fame, the celebrity houses of Beverly Hills and many more. Our guide Alexander was incredibly informative and highly knowledgable and truly made the experience! We took 20 minutes to stroll along the walk of fame and visit the famous Hotel Roosevelt. Alongside the incredible sight-seeing experience, the car did not disappoint. We were greeted with a fabulous red Cadillac, topping off the luxury experience. When in Los Angeles, this certainly isn't an opportunity to miss!

    avatar thumb Zparkin_24
    September 12, 2022

    star ratingGeorge toured us in his Cadillac for 4 hours in L.A. to discover our sights of choice as this was our first visit to L.A. We got a great feel of the city by going to Hollywood, Grifgith park, Farmer’s market, Beverly Hills and other places. George was providing great insights as we were driving through the streets and sights, and took great pictures of us.
    Such a wonderful experience which we recommend to anyone who wants to « feel » the city!
    Thank you George and Classic Experiences for having made this day special!

    avatar thumb Daphne D
    July 8, 2022

    star ratingWe can’t say enough good things about Alexander and the tour he gave us around LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, etc. He was incredibly knowledgeable, fun, funny and friendly - and had extensive insight into everywhere we went. We did a four hour tour and extended for 90 mins more because we didn’t want it to end. If you are looking for a great tour and don’t know where to begin - look no further than here!

    avatar thumb Smcgettrick
    June 18, 2022
  • star ratingStan was absolutely amazing! The Classic Car Tour was by far the best thing we did on our trip. Stan was punctual, knowledgeable, and so much fun! We literally saw everything we wanted to see throughout our entire vacation in just this one trip - YES he is THAT good! Two very enthusiastic thumbs up and five stars!

    avatar thumb Meagan J
    March 26, 2022

    star ratingWow, this is the proper LA Experience! We got so lucky to have Cameron as our trusty know all guide and driver. He picked us up in a classic Cadillac Convertible and immediately made us feel comfortable. We wanted to feel the old glamour of LA and Cameron put us right in the middle of it. He was a very funny personable guy and had the most amazing inside stories including personally knowing Oscar winners.
    we all just felt like close friends at the end of it. If you want to experience Hollywood the way it was meant to be do this tour! And ask for Cam! You will have the time of your life.

    avatar thumb Lisa S
    March 11, 2022

    star ratingWe very much enjoyed the tour of Beverly Hills, Bel Air and Hollywood with our knowledgeable guide Alex. He’s a safe driver and has something to say about almost every boulevard we drive along, every landmark building, knows about the properties of old and new stars, about the cinemas, music clubs and restaurants. We stopped for a photo shoot at the Hollywood sign, had time for a little break at the Beachwood Café - all very relaxed. Good thing he had a warm blanket for the passengers in the backseat, as our February Tuesday tour was blessed with great, but chilly weather. More than once, we were photographed by others - probably because of the well-kept blue 1970 Cadillac De Ville Convertible.

    avatar thumb Ivo B
    February 23, 2022

Tour Details

  • Private tour, your party only
  • 6+ hours
  • Complimentary pick up at select locations
  • Tour Guide
  • Luxury minivan
  • Bottled Water
  • Get a discount when booking 8+ hours

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