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Downtown Los Angeles: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Tickets

    1. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Tickets

    With your day ticket, you’ll discover the past as you explore the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County’s world-class Dinosaur Hall with over 300 real fossils, 20 complete dinosaurs, and ancient sea creatures. The Museum also features the world’s only Tyrannosaurus rex growth series. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how scientists work on fossils in the Dino Lab and watch as dinosaurs come to life in the Dinosaur Encounters show. Learn how Los Angeles came to be in the Becoming Los Angeles exhibit. Discover nature on a stroll through 3.5 acres of the Nature Gardens to find hidden secrets and the wildlife space attracts. Learn more about local plants and animals in the Nature Lab. Follow an epic evolutionary story that spans 65 million years. See 240 specimens in the Age of Mammals, including skeletons from mastodons to whales, and animal dioramas from North America and Africa and...

    It was very interesting and i was able to learn a lot of things I didn’t know before

  • Los Angeles at Night 30-Minute Helicopter Flight

    2. Los Angeles at Night 30-Minute Helicopter Flight

    Climb aboard a helicopter for a panoramic 30-minute flight over the city center of Los Angeles. Departing from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank  just north of the Santa Monica mountains, set off for breathtaking views of the Downtown skyline. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Staples Center, LA’s multi-purpose sports center. Swoop over Hollywood, with panoramic views of the Kodak Theatre and Hollywood Sign on the Hollywood Hills. Enjoy privileged views of Dodger Stadium, Universal Studios, and many more of Southern California's notable landmarks. It’s truly amazing to see the shimmering lights of the city at dusk, and the tour is perfect for couples, families, or friends. Even if you are a native of Los Angeles you will see city sights you have never seen before.

    The staff was really friendly and helped us to select the best flight. We were lucky enough to catch a sunset and the city lights during our tour time. The pilot was very friendly and down to earth. We had a blast. Booking was very easy, check-in was super simple, and the flight was very smooth.

  • Los Angeles: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 40+ Attractions

    3. Los Angeles: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 40+ Attractions

    The Los Angeles All-Inclusive Pass is the only multi-attraction pass that gets you into over 40 top attractions in the city for one low price. Save up to 45% off retail prices on admission and pay nothing at the gate. In addition, when you buy a 3-, 5- or 7-day pass, you also get a ticket to Universal Studios Hollywood. Visit The Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier, Aquarium of the Pacific, Dolby Theatre, Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and many more of the best things to do in L.A., Hollywood, and beyond. There’s no need to decide in advance what you want to see, and you can take up to 2 weeks from when you first use the pass to use the remaining days on your pass. The free digital guide helps you decide what to do, where to go, how to get there, and even includes the best times to visit. The 3-, 5-, and 7-day All-Inclusive passes also include free admission to Universal Studios Hollywoo...

    I advise people who want to visit L.A to buy this pass. To save time and money. Each can schedule in terms of points of his own interest. The 7 days is better. For more Attractions. Then using it within 2 weeks, which gives to the visitor more time to do a break and doing other personal things. The bad point, the guide does, t tell you how to get there. It would be more helpful if we know where the attraction is. The best way to gather all which are in the same area.

  • Los Angeles: Celebrity Homes and Lifestyle Tour

    4. Los Angeles: Celebrity Homes and Lifestyle Tour

    Get a taste of the celebrity lifestyle as you pass iconic sites in and out of Hollywood. Visit the latest hotspots and get a glimpse into where famous movie starts and musicians live and play. Keep your eyes peeled as you never know who you might encounter while cruising in class aboard Los Angeles’ only fully air-conditioned, retractable glass-topped Mercedes sprinter. First class guides are ready to make you feel like a VIP. Start your adventure in Hollywood and pass iconic landmarks such as Hollywood & Highlands and the Hollywood United Methodist Church, where "Sister Act" was filmed. Make your way to the Santa Monica mountains and legendary Hollywood Hills. See where the likes of Halle Berry, Quentin Tarantino, Justin Timberlake, and Billy Idol call home. Stop at an overlook above the Hollywood Bowl where you'll have a chance to snap pictures of downtown Los Angeles, the Hollywood ...

  • From Long Beach or San Pedro: Hollywood and Los Angeles Tour

    5. From Long Beach or San Pedro: Hollywood and Los Angeles Tour

    You will be picked up directly from your hotel in Anaheim, Long Beach, San Pedro, LAX area, Marina Del Ray, Hawthorn, or El Segundo. During the tour, you'll visit Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles Colosseum, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Sign, Griffith Park Observatory, Sunset Plaza, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica Beach, and Venice Beach. There will be free time at each of the stops and you'll be able to get out of the tour van to take pictures, shop, and explore. For lunch, there will be an hour-long stop at Mel's Diner on Sunset Boulevard, a popular 1950s-style diner. After the tour, you'll be dropped back at your hotel between 4:30 and 5:00 PM.

    I’m giving 5 starts because the driver who was our guide person was very kind, he did all possible to help us. But no starts for the company, we planing this trip for Saturday, after being waiting to be pick up in the window time and nobody showed up I called them just to find out that it's was cancelled without any notice.

  • Los Angeles: Hollywood and Beverly Hills Minibus Tour

    6. Los Angeles: Hollywood and Beverly Hills Minibus Tour

    Start in Downtown Los Angeles and discover notable landmarks like The Music Center and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Continue through trendy neighborhoods such as Echo Park, Silverlake, and Los Feniz until you reach Griffith Park Observatory. From this ideal viewpoint, admire the views of the iconic Hollywood Sign and the Los Angeles skyline. Next, visit Hollywood Boulevard, where you can place your hands in the handprints of movie stars outside the Chinese Theater. Walk down the world-famous Hollywood Walk of Fame and spot the tiles dedicated to famous pop culture figures. Travel through West Hollywood to see the nightlife hub of the Sunset Strip, before arriving at one of the most famous neighborhoods in the world, Beverly Hills. Take pictures at the iconic Beverly Hills sign and see designer stores where the rich and famous shop along Rodeo Drive. Finally, end your tour with a lunch st...

    David was a great tour guide. He was accommodating and had a lot of “LA knowledge.”

  • Los Angeles: Self-Guided Tour of Iconic Filming Locations

    7. Los Angeles: Self-Guided Tour of Iconic Filming Locations

    With an app that functions as your guide, audio tour, and map all in one, this self-guided driving tour of Los Angeles Filming Locations is flexible and customizable. Choose which spots you want to see most and go right to them. To get started, simply download the app, then follow the audio instructions and route. As an added perk, most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots of interior rooms. Visit the site where Joe Mantell uttered the famous words “Forget it Jake, it’s Chinatown” in Roman Polanski’s all-time classic, “Chinatown,” and take in some striking scenery while you’re there. See a courthouse from “The Dark Knight Rises,” a police station from “Blade Runner,” and a bank from “Catch Me if You Can," all the same building: Union Station. If old-timey sci-fi is more your speed, check out the Los Angeles City Ha...

  • Los Angeles: Private 3-Hour Tour by SUV

    8. Los Angeles: Private 3-Hour Tour by SUV

    Experience a unique tour through Los Angeles in a comfortable SUV. After pick-up from a location of your choice in the city, begin an unforgettable city tour specially tailored to suit your personal wishes and interests. Your tour guide will listen to your wishes and suggest ideas for your choosing – whether in Venice Beach, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Downtown LA, or Malibu and Hermosa. You can go to Bel Air or even make a trip to Manhattan Beach or Pasadena. Enjoy the view of the famous Mullholland Drive or the sunset in Santa Monica.

  • Los Angeles, Hollywood, & Beverly Hills Afternoon City Tour

    9. Los Angeles, Hollywood, & Beverly Hills Afternoon City Tour

    Start with an afternoon pickup from select hotels in Downtown Los Angeles, then travel with your small group through downtown Los Angeles. Get a look at art and culture venues such as the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and Walt Disney Concert Hall—designed by celebrated architect Frank Gehry. Stop at the Griffith Park Observatory and enjoy panoramic views of the city and the Hollywood Sign. Then pause in the center of Hollywood on Hollywood Blvd. There you will see Graumann's Chinese Theater with its celebrity handprints and footprints. You will also see the Hollywood Walk Of Fame and the Dolby theater, the permanent home of the Academy Awards. Next, cruise along the Sunset Strip and into Beverly Hills, where your guide will show you the Beverly Hills sign, as well as homes owned by movie stars and other famous folks. Then continue through Beverly ...

    Paul, was our tour guide and he was outstanding. He was very knowledgeable, professional and courteous. I would certainly use him again!!! Good job, Paul!!!

  • Los Angeles: Private 1-Hour Sightseeing Helicopter Tour

    10. Los Angeles: Private 1-Hour Sightseeing Helicopter Tour

    Your flight departs from Van Nuys Airpor and heads off along the golden coastline towards Calabasas. Next, fly south over Malibu Canyon and then along the stunning Santa Monica Mountains. From here, admire breathtaking views across the Pacific, as well as Malibu Pier, Surfrider Beach, and Pepperdine University. Continue the flight over some of Los Angeles’ most iconic sights, including Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Downtown LA, and the Dodger Stadium. Swoop over the city and see the impressive skyline gleaming in the Californian sunshine, before finally passing by the iconic Hollywood Sign. This is LA's only 65-minute helicopter tour.

    I have traveled much of my adult life. I have done some phenomenal excursions. This is by far one of the top two. The tour guide Peter was very knowledgeable. He made this memorable experience perfect for my daughter and I. Take off and landing was so smooth. If you are on the fence with this one just book it! Well worth the money!

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What people are saying about Downtown Los Angeles

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 629 reviews

I have traveled much of my adult life. I have done some phenomenal excursions. This is by far one of the top two. The tour guide Peter was very knowledgeable. He made this memorable experience perfect for my daughter and I. Take off and landing was so smooth. If you are on the fence with this one just book it! Well worth the money!

I’m giving 5 starts because the driver who was our guide person was very kind, he did all possible to help us. But no starts for the company, we planing this trip for Saturday, after being waiting to be pick up in the window time and nobody showed up I called them just to find out that it's was cancelled without any notice.

This was the most memorable and breathtaking event ever . Thank you guys. Awesome service

David was a great tour guide. He was accommodating and had a lot of “LA knowledge.”

Excellent experience !! Thank you again. It is a must