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Address: 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6136
Phone Number: +1 800-549-6625

Family Friendly Custom Tours of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Santa...

Family Friendly Custom Tours of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.

We specialize in personable, entertaining, one-on-one tour experiences showing you the real Los Angeles in private, unmarked vehicles. We pick you up directly at your hotel and return you at the end of your tour. No scrambling to get to a meeting location or waiting on a bus while the tour company goes from hotel to hotel picking up other passengers. You get to choose what you see, when you see it, and how you see it. It's a custom tour and best of all completely private -- stop for a photo op anywhere you like or just feel free to act silly with family and friends without worrying about what the other strangers on the tour will think. See the city as an LA insider with local knowledge from people who live here - it's just like having a friend in town.

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Private Hollywood and Los Angeles in a Day Tour

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Our tour guide Robin gave us the perfect start to our holiday, with a private half day tour of LA. Picked up at hotel, she was actually early! We were whisked off to Walk of Fame... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide Robin gave us the perfect start to our holiday, with a private half day tour of LA. Picked up at hotel, she was actually early! We were whisked off to Walk of Fame, Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood sign (secret photo opportunity area), great Vista point near Runyon Canyon +various celebs houses in and around Beverly Hills! We crammed... More 

Thank Vasco80
Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 8 that flew in from Australia arriving at 6am. Right from sorting out the booking with Kevin prior to arrival to getting picked up direct at the airport at 7am and being dropped off at our hotel, the whole tour was great and well organised and very enjoyable. Adam and Rivers were great hosts, very... More 

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Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a packed day of many sites starting with Capitol Records then off to the Happy Days house!! We did some quick photo ops at Whisky a Go Go, Rainbow Bar and Grill, and the Troubador. The famous Beverly Hills sign and the Hollywood sign were awesome and making our way down to Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The All of LA In a Day was a great tour to take to get to see the main sights. It would have taken us days to do it ourselves. Having a personal guide / driver made it more interesting, gave us some flexibility and an air conditioned vehicle to cool off in when driving. The guide was well informed... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally, I feel like I've toured Los Angeles with a local! Scott is an excellent host, just as knowledgable as he was friendly. He took us everywhere we wanted to go and to a couple of places we didn't even know we wanted to go. Our kids were particularly interested in music, and Scott knew all kind of interesting trivia... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable tour with Scott who was extremely knowledgeable and helpful on the tour. In addition to the usual Hollywood sights, Scott also had some interesting facts on the culture in LA. We did the tour on a Sunday morning and although there were lots of crowds on the sidewalks at hall of fame and Chinese theatre,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day with Rivers, our tour guide who had unbelievable knowledge of US history. Since we had only 1 day in LA, we wanted to maximise our utilisation and have the comfort of a private car so the kids were relaxed. A little more expensive than others but worth the extra cost. The car was very comfortable.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting LA for the for the 1st time we decided that rather than explore for ourselves and risk frustration in the LA traffic we'd pay a bit extra and trust someone local. I can honestly say in all of the plans we made in our 4 week trip to California this was our best decision. We chose a tailor made... More 

Thank Nosaj40
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was the highlight of our trip to LA!!! Book it on your first day and you will know how to plan the rest of your trip going forward. Scott was our guide and he was amazing. We our two eleven year old girls with us on our private tour and they were involved and fascinated by the Tweens... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with our tour guide Rivers, who did an amazing job tailoring the tour to my kids ages 10-12 and at the same time being extremely informative for the parents. Got to see all the great celebrity homes in Hollywood, great views from Griffith park and the Hollywood sign where you could pose literally holding up the... More 

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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