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    According to Andrew: St. Patrick’s Day in Los Angeles

    Original Post by Andrew Renslow St. Patrick’s Day in Los Angeles O’ lucky are we to be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year on a Saturday! Personally, St. Patty’s Day is one of my favorite holidays but it’s always tricky trying to decide what to do when there are so many options. Here in Los […]

  • The Hollywood Sign: a history

    Towering above the city of Los Angeles is one of the most recognizable man-made landmarks in the world: the Hollywood sign! It’s been featured and satirized in film and popular culture for nearly a century, which is quite impressive… for 9 wooden letters. So, what’s the big deal with the big H-O- L-L- Y-W- O-O- […]

  • Meet the Team: Chris Westbrook

    Chris joined LA Tour1 in September of 2017. Since then, he has been working on the Griffith Park hiking tour and our new Downtown LA Tour. Chris moved from Chicago to pursue acting after studying at DePaul, Columbia Chicago, and Second City. He’s appeared in feature films like Reparation (2015,) major commercials for brands like […]

  • According to Andrew: Best Hiking Trails in Los Angeles

    Original Post by Andrew Renslow   Best Hiking Trails in Los Angeles Los Angeles is one of the biggest and busiest cities in the world. Whether you’re here pursuing your career or visiting just to see what all the fuss is about, sometimes it’s important to escape the awesome excitement of this metropolis and reset […]

  • Our favorite LA museums

    To think of Los Angeles, is to think about beaches, palm trees, and traffic. Although southern California has a lot to offer in those categories, consider opting for a cooler (literally) indoor itinerary. True Angelenos will tell you the best of the city is found in museums, so check out a list of our favorites […]

  • Meet the Team: Julie Castillo

    Julie joined LA Tour1 in 2016. She is an avid music lover and taco connoisseur–you can probably find her at the next sold out show or newest taqueria in town!     Questions 1. What’s your favorite spot in L.A.? Amoeba Music in Hollywood, CA! The best kind of self-care routine for me is surrounding […]

  • How to get around Los Angeles using public transportation

    It’s your first time in Los Angeles and you don’t want to brave the car traffic on your own? Consider accessible public transportation instead! Everyone knows LA suffers from congested streets and freeways. What most don’t realize is that the city has a lot to offer when it comes to public transportation. Instead of getting […]

  • Tour Guide of the Month

    Upon the year anniversary of launching LA Tour1 we wanted to take some time to reflect on what distinguishes us from other companies and makes our tours truly unforgettable. Is it the beautiful scenery? The compelling stories? The people watching and random celebrity sightings? Of course! It’s all of that, but really, what makes our […]

  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Come walk along with the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! A simple marketing idea to glorify the glitz and glamour of the Hollywood community turned into one of the most sought out tourist attractions: the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A once grimy street in Los Angeles is now a permanent installment that showcases […]

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    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House

    Ever heard of Mayan Revival Architecture? Yeah, well neither had I. Not until I stumbled upon this little gem nestled way up in the Hollywood Hills…. the Ennis House! The interlocking textile blocks are truly impressive to see in person and it’s a wonder how this mansion even came to be in the first place. […]