Truly Original Things To See and Do in Los Angeles
Take a tour of famous Venice Beach | © Hemis / Alamy Stock Photo
With these tours, you’ll see some truly original sites and have some unique experiences in Los Angeles.
After you do the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it’s time to check out some truly original things to do and see in Los Angeles.
AdmissionKoreatown 4-course Progressive Meal
Eat your way through Los Angeles' Koreatown, one of the hottest culinary neighborhoods in Los Angeles and the largest Koreatown in the United States boasting delicious traditional Korean and innovative Los Angeles cuisine.
AdmissionLos Angeles Farmers Market Small-Group Food Walking Tour
Discover the food stalls and restaurants that make up the Original Los Angeles Farmers Market! This historic location dates back to 1934 and is a favorite of local residents. On this small-group food-tasting walking tour, you'll go behind the scenes of what locals know is the best restaurant and best grocery store in town.
ToursLos Angeles Street Art Tour (Venice)
We kick off on Abbot Kinney which has seen an explosion of street art in the last five years; on top of the art we dip into the history of Venice and Abbot Kinney himself. After an hour, it’s the back streets to the beach, uncovering some hidden gems and some classic murals rolling back the decades. The tour includes artists from Portugal, USA, Ireland, Italy, Germany, UK, France, Netherlands, South Africa, Argentina & more. We will see sculptures, stencils, murals from portraiture, typography and plenty of graffiti – we discuss each piece of work as we go, the artist and the style. In between it’s up to you to make the tour; past topics include issues the community faces, from internal fallouts, corporate commissions, gentrification of the area, finding wall space, you name it. Beyond Abbot Kinney, we pass Venice skate park, Muscle Beach, the Venice sign and the beach – where skateboarding was born – finishing up at the Graffiti Walls.
ToursThe Hollywood Movie Experience
The Hollywood Movie Experience™ is an epic adventure through the world’s largest filming location – Downtown Los Angeles – presented by Red Line Tours. This 90-minute fully narrated walking tour transports you into the locations of your favorite Hollywood films while also taking you inside iconic LA landmarks, old and new, including the Los Angeles Central Library (Ghostbusters, 1984), CalEdison Building (Cloak & Dagger, 1984), Bradbury Building (The Artist, 2011), Grand Central Market (Bosch, 2014), Angels Flight (La La Land, 2016), Walt Disney Concert Hall (Iron Man, 2008), Broadway Historic Theatre District (Transformers, 2007) and much more. We take you from the LA of today to the LA of yesterday, including a FREE ride on LA’s historic Angels Flight Railway.
ActivitiesLos Angeles: Tales of Old Hollywood History & Drinks Tour (Small Group)
Taste the history of Hollywood during this 3-hour, small-group walking tour to some of the most famous bars, hangouts and speakeasies in Los Angeles. Get an insider’s perspective on the favorite haunts of silver screen legends like Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin and the city’s mobsters, as you sip classic mixers at a selection of vintage pubs, historic speakeasies and lounges. You’ll also have plenty of photo ops thanks to the striking art deco interiors and neon signage that decorates these unique watering holes. This small-group Hollywood bar crawl, limited to just 12 guests, also includes a local beer, a classic mixer, Chianti and a selection of street food.
AdmissionLos Angeles Arts District Walking Tour
Visit LA's most exciting neighborhood with the largest collection of street art, mural displays and galleries. The Arts District was not always known for its visual beauty, but that of the grit of the railroad and warehouses. Learn about its transformation and why people all over Los Angeles are falling in love with the Arts District!