Los Angeles has more to see than even most locals can ever experience! But to give it your best shot, the best way to get started is to take a guided tour of the city. Here are a few tour companies that offer specialized, guided tours of West Hollywood and the surrounding cities:
Based in West Hollywood, California, Bikes and Hikes offers personal, guided tours of Los Angeles both by bicycle and on foot. You can hike the Hollywood Hills, bike through old Hollywood, seek out the homes of the stars or—if you're up to it—experience "L.A. in a Day" on their flagship, 32-mile bike tour. These healthy, eco-friendly tours offer a different take on Los Angeles that show the city in a new light. In addition to their standard guided tours, Bikes and Hikes also offers bike rentals and custom group and corporate itineraries.
Dearly Departed Tours showcases Hollywood’s dark side, guiding visitors to the sites of Tinseltown's most notorious deaths and scandals, from silver screen icons like Jean Harlow and Marilyn Monroe to recently deceased celebrities including Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston. Founder Scott Michaels, one of the preeminent experts on celebrity deaths, also operates the Dearly Departed Gallery on Sunset Blvd., which features items and ephemera from the last days of some of Hollywood's biggest stars.
Esotouric promises "bus adventures into the secret heart of Los Angeles," taking their passengers to the strangest and most fascinating destinations in the city. Offering tours of literary, criminal, musical and spiritual destinations, the Esotouric guides (including famous crime novelist James Ellroy!) uncover the unseen mysteries lurking on every Los Angeles streetcorner.
For those who like to travel in style, Glitterati Tours provide a Los Angeles tour experience fit for the stars. During your private tour, you'll ride in a luxury SUV as you survey the city, enjoying refreshment and amenities as you learn about the city from Glitterati's highly qualified tour guides, whose discretion, travel industry experience and expert knowledge of Los Angeles have earned them access to the city's most exclusive sights.
LA Tours offers sightseeing services providing complete city tours, stars' home tours, and theme park packages. Bus charters are also available.
Red Line is LA’s only daily operating walking tour company, offering "edutainment" sightseeing tours of Hollywood and Downtown Los Angeles that take you inside the famous landmarks and let you discover hidden treasures of America’s second largest city.
Starline Tours of Hollywood provides tours to all area attractions, stars’ homes & complete city tours. Their CitySightseeing hop-on, hop-off double-decker city tour has more than 50 stops across Los Angeles with 3 stops in West Hollywood. They also offer special tours of attractions like Disneyland and The Getty Center, as well as movie star home tours and the TMZ Tour, revealing the secret lives of the stars. Tours are also available in foreign languages.
Tour Du Jour offers private and personalized tours of Los Angeles, visiting popular sights and hidden jewels. Ride in style and view the glamour of the city.