Sightseeing in Los Angeles can be a daunting experience— so many choices and so many cities to visit in this nonstop metropolis. It often conjures up images of riding around in an open air tour bus with words like “Hollywood” and “Stars” plastered on the side. While those tours can be fun and a way to zip around the sprawling Los Angeles landscape, there is a great alternative— bike tours.
Bike tours transform the sightseeing experience into a thrilling insider’s adventure. You’ll tour like a local as you cycle through cities, towns and neighborhoods, feeling the road beneath your pedals, smelling the sea air and hearing the swaying of the Palm trees. And you’ll have the chance to stop and explore Los Angeles’ hidden treasures and iconic landmarks all while getting a great workout and a California sunshine tan.
Whether it’s a guided tour with a seasoned guide or a self-guided tour using GPS, Los Angeles will have a completely different vibe as you stop along the way to check out the hotspots and highlights. Here’s what we offer!
GUIDED BIKE TOUR OF LOS ANGELES
Los Angeles In A DAY:
You’ll get the lay of the land and a taste of Los Angeles’ diverse and distinct cities on this 32 mile bike tour. As you cycle through the many cities, your seasoned guide will point out highlights and hotspots like the many celebrity mansions of Beverly Hills and the historic streets like Route 66.
And, Los Angeles In A Day combines a little walking with your biking as you tour Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills. On the route there are “bike-bys” through Brentwood Village, the many fascinating mansion-filled neighborhoods, and the iconic Santa Monica Pier. Half way through the tour, you’ll experience the famed Venice Beach as you enjoy a relaxing lunch while hearing the waves crashing and seeing the parade of muscled men and women posing on the sand.
This bike tour is approximately six hours with several breaks and burns approximately 2,000 calories.
Hollywood Bike Adventure:
You’ll get the local’s Hollywood on this all-cyclist-levels tour as you pedal by the iconic Capital Records building, Paramount Pictures’ famous archways and other standout Tinseltown landmarks. You’ll cruise through the original Beverly Hills—Hancock Park, the historic Los Angeles Farmers Market, the famed Hollywood Forever Cemetery, CBS Studios, the Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre (TCL Theatre) and you’ll even see where the stars get their coveted Oscar awards at the Dolby Theater.
NEW, SELF-GUIDED BIKE TOUR OF LOS ANGELES.
If the idea of making a commitment in advance and being locked into a date and time stresses you out, a Bikes and Hikes Los Angeles self-guided bike tour can be the perfect solution. From West Hollywood to Beverly Hills and Bel Air, you can discover the best of the city at your own pace, when you you want to go on any of these amazing bike tours of Los Angeles. All you have to do is show up between 8am and 2pm and you can rent your bike (up to three hours or 10 miles) get your GPS enabled device and you’re set for a great bike adventure.
As you roll through city streets your GPS acts as your personal virtual tour guide, taking you on a specifically designed route, as it shares info about your surroundings and highlights the hotspots and hidden treasures. You’ll pedal through the quieter, quaint streets and neighborhoods away from the busy Los Angeles traffic. You can rest when you want and ramp it up when you want on this customized sightseeing adventure.
And when you need a break, you can just hop off your bike, lock it up and have a delicious lunch at one the many Los Angeles restaurants and cafes along the way. If you’re in a shopping mood, no problem! You can take a stroll down Rodeo Drive or relax at a Beverly Hills park. And when you’ve had your biking fill, you can just head back to the Bikes and Hikes Los Angeles shop.
Whether you want an all day bike tour, a half day tour or whether you want to do your own thing, a bike tour can give you the best of the Los Angeles sightseeing experience where you won’t feel like a tourist.
When you’re ready to visit Los Angeles check out Bikes and Hikes Los Angeles. If you’re a planner, reserve a tour in advance, if you want to be spontaneous and spur of the moment, just walk into our shop when you get to Los Angeles, get a bike and all the gear and be off for your self-guided bike adventure! Book now!