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3 days in LA

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3 days in LA

Hey there

My mum and I will be in LA for 3 days in March. We arrive Saturday morning, Disneyland on the Sunday, have Monday free and then fly to New York Tuesday morning.

Do you think it is worth doing a hop on hop off tour of LA to get to see most of it? We are staying in Hollywood at the Roosevelt.

Thanks :)

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Yes, the hop-on/hop-off tour is a popular way to see a lot of the city, and gives you a good chance to explore on your own, rather than just driving by the sights and only getting glimpses of them as with most other tours.

The hop-on/hop-off bus has 6 loops, but 3 of them tend to be better than the others. These 3 are two hours in length, each, assuming you never exit the bus. So its possible to do all three in one day, but usually just two of them is more realistic if you will exit the bus much.

The three are the red loop (Hollywood / West Hollywood), the Yellow Loops (Beverly Hills, West LA, Westwood, Santa Monica), and the purple loop (Hollywood to downtown). Two of these stop at the Chinese Theater near your hotel, the Red and the Purple loops. The red and yellow loops meet in Beverly Hills.

There is also the Blue loop at the Chinese theater, but it mainly just goes a short distance to Universal Studios and there's really not any stops on the route, so its not really an important loop.

Recently the green and orange loops were added. The Green loop meets the yellow loop in Santa Monica and heads south to Venice and Marina Del Rey. The Orange loop meets the green loop and continues further south, mainly stopping at the various LAX hotels - this loop is more for picking up and dropping passengers at the LAX hotels rather than sight seeing.

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Fantastic! that is what i was hoping someone would say!! Thanks for your help :)

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