Select Fri. and Sun.; 3 hours, $49. How did Los Angeles go from the ‘Whitest City in America’ to having the largest population of Japanese, Iranians, Mexicans, Armenians, Cambodians, Salvadorans, Koreans, Filipinos, and Guatemalans outside of their respective countries? See where the the fortune cookie was invented and find out if it’s really Chinese. What [...]
Select Weds and Sat.; 3 Hours, $29. Learn about the gangsters & gamblers that resulted in The Battle of Santa Monica Bay, the truth about the end of Rte 66, how America’s Most Wanted mobster hid in plain sight for 10 years, why Popeye was created on the Santa Monica Pier, the reason the movie [...]
Select Sun, Mon. and Tues; 3 hours, $29. Where’s the street that inspired the distinctive worldview of noir, where honor is in short supply and where Los Angeles invariably proves to be the femme fatale? How did a cafeteria owner bring down the famously corrupt city police and government and help inspire Disneyland? Why does downtown have [...]
Select Fri. and Sun. 3 hours, $29. Hollywood gave movies their birthplace as large-scale global entertainment. Hollywood originated the movie premiere, the Academy and Emmy Awards, and radio and television programs that brought stars and talent and dreams to audiences around the world. From a dusty few acres for the devout with notable weather, Hollywood [...]
Select Weds.,Sat. 3 hours, $29. Why was Venice created? What triggered Modern Skateboarding and the Skating Capital of the World? How did the city manage to survive annexation, the oil rush, the beats, the hippies, and the homeless? This plus much more on a very scenic tour! Pop quiz: Why were the canals created, and [...]
Select Thurs. 3 hours, $29. Rodeo Drive, Movie Stars, and Glamour are just a few things that epitomize Beverly Hills. This fun 3-hour tour will take you on a unique exploration of America’s most famous city. We will cover a lot of historical and cultural ground, from Tongva roots to modern glamour. We will also [...]
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