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How to Tour Los Angeles During the Olympics

How to Tour Los Angeles During the Olympics The countdown has begun for the 2028 Summer Olympics, and the excitement is already building. Los Angeles is prepping to roll out the red carpet for athletes and spectators from across the globe. But let’s not forget, the experience of the Olympics is not just about the…

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October 17, 2023

The Best of Halloween in Los Angeles 2023!

Spooktacular Los Angeles Tours: The Best Things to Do in LA for Halloween 2023! When October rolls around, Los Angeles transforms from the city of angels to a haunt haven for ghouls, ghosts, and Halloween enthusiasts. While our Los Angeles tours can take you to the glamorous locations often seen in films, the city offers…

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October 3, 2023

New Group Tour in Los Angeles – Miracle Mile and the LA Farmer’s Market!

The Original Los Angeles Farmer’s Market & Miracle Mile Group Tour  Los Angeles is home to many hidden gems that offer a different kind of allure. Against the towering skyscrapers and bustling streets lies our newest group tour destination — the Los Angeles Farmer’s Market and Miracle Mile area. A Slice of History at the…

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September 19, 2023

Labor Day in LA: 10 Must-Experience Tours with Bikes and Hikes LA

10 Ways to Spend Labor Day in LA: Unforgettable Adventures at Summer’s End with Bikes and Hikes LA  Introduction How is it already August? Just as swiftly as the summer started, it’s starting to wind down. What are YOUR end of summer plans? Are you planning a memorable Labor Day weekend in Los Angeles? Look…

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August 1, 2023

13 Reasons Why Swifties Will Love Our Los Angeles Tours

In Your Movie Star Era: Before Seeing Taylor Swift on HER Tour, Take OUR LA Tours Introduction Welcome to Bikes and Hikes LA, your go-to destination for sustainable, up close, and personal tours of Los Angeles! If you are a Swiftie in town for the Eras tour this month, we have the perfect Los Angeles…

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July 31, 2023

Step into the Silver Screen: Celebrate 100 Years of the Hollywood Sign with Bikes and Hikes LA’s Unforgettable Hollywood Tours!

As the iconic Hollywood Sign reaches its historic centennial, there’s no better time to embark on an unforgettable journey through the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown. Since its creation in 1923, the Hollywood Sign has stood as an emblem of the entertainment industry and a must-see landmark for visitors worldwide. Now, as we celebrate its…

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July 17, 2023

Book Your Hollywood Adventure: Explore and Reserve These 4 Captivating Hollywood Tours

Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey through the glitz and glamour of Hollywood? Look no further than Bikes and Hikes LA, your premier destination for captivating Hollywood tours. With our exceptional expertise and passion for showcasing the best of Tinseltown, we guarantee an unforgettable experience. Here are 4 Los Angeles tours that…

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July 12, 2023

100 Years of Hollywood Magic: Celebrating the Iconic Hollywood Sign’s Centennial with Bikes and Hikes LA!

100 Years of Hollywood Magic: Celebrating the Iconic Hollywood Sign’s Centennial with Bikes and Hikes LA!   Introduction The Hollywood Sign is an iconic landmark that symbolizes the magic and glamour of the entertainment industry. For a century, it has stood tall in the Hollywood Hills, attracting tourists and serving as a beacon of hope…

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July 11, 2023

Fun Things to Do With Kids in LA!

Fun Things to Do With Kids in LA! Looking for fun things to do with your family and little ones in Los Angeles? You’ve come to the right place. Fortunately for you, this sprawling urban metropolis is packed with hundreds of kid-friendly activities that are fun for the whole family! In LA, whether you feel…

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January 7, 2023

How to Get Around LA

How to Get Around Los Angeles – Find Out Here! “How to get around Los Angeles” – reader, that is a question I’ve been asking myself for the past half decade, as I navigate this sprawling West Coast metropolis and make it my home. Whether you’re a first time visitor or you’ve been trying to…

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December 31, 2022

5 Myths About LA

5 Myths About LA You’ll Un-Learn on our Los Angeles Tours! Photo by Nick Chung on Unsplash Oh Hollywood- shrouded with secrets, glamour, celebrities, and notorious legends. You’ll learn on our Los Angeles Tours that in a town full of actors and performers, and people with a penchant for performance, it can be hard to…

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May 21, 2022

5 Things You Never Knew About LA – Los Angeles Tours Blog

First time in LA? Welcome. You’re in excellent company, and automatically cooler for being out here. Hopefully, you’ll get discovered on this vacation, too. We’ve heard (and given you) the spiel before- Hollywood, Tinseltown, movie magic,  paparazzi, glitterati, lifestyles of the rich and famous, etc.- LA is chock full of folklore, rumors, celebrity secrets, and…

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May 5, 2022

LA Tours – Summer 2022

We <3 LA, and hope you do, too. Take Our LA Tours This Summer! March is our favorite time of years. Luck is in the air, the world is opening up again, and summer is just around the corner! At Bikes and Hikes LA, we are so hyped to tell you all about our slate…

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March 18, 2022

The Hollywood Sign Tour – Our Best. Tour. Ever.

 May We Proudly Introduce…OUR BEST TOUR EVER Meet The Hollywood Sign Tour. We think you’ll love it. Peace out, 2021. Hello 2022…and Hello, Hollywood Sign Tour! Let us be the first to wish you a VERY happy 2022. We’re entering a new era, one filled with being okay with embracing the unknown and rolling with…

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January 13, 2022

Halloween Weekend in Los Angeles

Hollywood Haunts – Halloween in LA! What was that?! Did you hear the spoooooky sounds of Halloween weekend afoot? It’s the most frightful time of the year, and Bikes and Hikes LA is ready to rock your world. Los Angeles is filled with spooky haunts, fictional and factual, and there’s no better way to give…

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October 25, 2021

Long Weekend in Los Angeles – Fall Edition

Long Weekend in Los Angeles – Fall Edition Photo by Jack Prichett on Unsplash Contrary to popular belief, it’s no longer May 7th. I don’t know WHERE the summer went, but all of a sudden it’s September. It’s pretty much going to be 2022 before we know it. We made it through the summer, we…

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September 13, 2021

Back to School! School Groups and Tours for Kids

Back to School: Tours for Students and School Groups! Los Angeles may not be synonymous with fall foliage, pumpkins, or sweater weather (unless, of course, you’re referring to sweating it out in the summer time//all year round,) and the reason why is the exact reason you should take a trip to LA in September/this autumn:…

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August 11, 2021

Things to Do in LA for Labor Day

Things to Do in LA : Labor Day 2021 Close your eyes. Breathe in. Inhale the rustling summer breeze, the chirps of the cicadas, exhale glorious summer memories, afternoons at the beach, picnics, and firefly glow. Let it all out- summer’s coming to a close. WHAT, you ask in a panic. Wasn’t I JUST reading…

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August 5, 2021

Things to Do in LA : End of Summer Edition!

Things to Do in LA before the Summer Ends! Hello and happy August to you! As the summer winds down, and back to school season is upon us-sorry, but WHERE did the summer go? Or the rest of the school year? Honestly, it still feels like March to me.  Let’s start again: it’s almost back…

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July 31, 2021

Things to Do in LA this August

Things to Do in LA this Summer: August Edition Things to Do in LA this August As the summer winds down, we- record scratch- freeze frame- what?! Winds down? We’re halfway through the summer, and August is *just around the corner.* We’re partial to August over here at Bikes and Hikes LA; this author, in…

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July 22, 2021

Our Favorite Hikes in LA

Our Favorite Hikes in Los Angeles   Check out the Top 5 Best Hikes in LA! The dog days of shot girl summer are here, and we are having a busy, bustling time over at Bikes and Hikes LA! Since the launch of our brand new Hollywood Sign EXPRESS Hike, we’ve been busy bees! Now…

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July 9, 2021


PRESENTING OUR NEWEST TOUR: The Official Hollywood Sign EXPRESS HIKE! ALL THE HIGHLIGHTS IN HALF THE TIME!   It’s a new year, and a new us. We survived the pandemic. We continue to operate safe, fun, family-friendly tours for visitors, and now that the state is fully reopened, we’d like to be the first to…

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June 17, 2021

Things to Do in LA: Family Friendly Tours in Los Angeles

Things to Do in LA : The Family Friendly Tour Blog Things to Do With Your Family This Summer! Summer’s here and we’re ready to celebrate! It’s officially time to start booking summer travel plans with your family and celebrate the total reopening of California. As of June 15th, there are *no* restrictions in California….

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May 27, 2021

Celebrate the 4th of July in LA!

Baby, You’re a Firework Celebrate the 4th of July with Bikes and Hikes LA! Happy Summer! When planning your summer vacation, it’s never too early to start thinking about your Fourth of July plans. Bikes and Hikes LA would love to host you on one of our epic summer tours of LA – let us…

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May 13, 2021


IT’S OFFICIAL: CALIFORNIA IS THE SAFEST STATE IN THE COUNTRY! Plan your Safe, Family Friendly Summer Tour at BIKES AND HIKES LA, the first fully vaccinated tour company in LA. MEET SOME OF OUR FULLY VACCINATED TOUR GUIDES!   DANNY JASON SARAH HARRIS ELIZABETH ERIK MATT KRIS ANTE   California currently has the lowest number of COVID cases in the nation, and with our beautiful blue skies, perfect weather, and huge range of things to do in LA this summer, we’re ready to celebrate with you this summer on any of our outdoor LA activities! Bikes and Hikes LA boasts a FULLY VACCINATED STAFF, and our biking and hiking guides are the best in the gang. They’ve weathered the pandemic, they’ve hiked, they’ve biked, and they’re ready to show you LA! We are the first fully vaccinated staff of tour…

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April 28, 2021

The Best Things to Do in LA During Memorial Day Weekend!

Memorial Day in LA The Best Things to Do in LA During Memorial Day Weekend! With Memorial Day Weekend, summer is officially here! If you live in sunny Southern California, it’s summer all year long, and we’re so excited to welcome you to LA to kick off your summer vacation. The forecast is usually clear…

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April 22, 2021

The *OFFICIAL HOLLYWOOD SIGN HIKE* – 5 Reasons Why Our Hollywood Sign Hike Tour is the Best in LA!

The Official Hollywood Sign Hike 5 Reasons Why Bikes and Hikes LA has the Best Hollywood Sign Hike! Happy 2021! It’s been good news and good vibes over here in LA, with the promise of a fun, healthy, and happy summer ahead. The CDC announced you can travel again. Where are you going to go…

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April 16, 2021

The Top 5 Secrets You Didn’t Know About the Hollywood Sign

The Top 5 Secrets You Never Knew About the Hollywood Sign! A Bikes and Hikes LA Original! It’s no secret that we LOVE the Hollywood Sign at Bikes and Hikes LA. But speaking of secrets…here are 5 things you never knew about the Hollywood Sign! Top 5 Secrets You Never Knew About the Hollywood Sign

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October 16, 2020

See LA the Healthy Way – 5 Ways Bikes and Hikes LA Fights Back Against Coronavirus

SEE LA THE HEALTHY WAY: TOP 5 CORONAVIRUS TRAVEL TIPS BIKES AND HIKES LA EDITION UPDATED ON 06 APRIL 2020 1. MAKE YOUR VACATION A STAYCATION – TAKE A LOCAL LA TOUR! Did your conference get cancelled? Flights postponed infinitely? Dream vacation put on hold till further notice! We’re sorry to hear that; but psyched…

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March 4, 2020

The Best Places to Spot Celebs During Oscars Week!

Written by: Elizabeth Conway It’s officially Oscars week in LA! As we consult with our glam squad before the big ceremony over here at Bikes and Hikes LA, we know you’re dying to know where to find the best places to spot celebrities in LA before the Oscars. Even if you don’t…

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February 2, 2020

Spring Breakers- The Best Things to Do in LA for Spring Break 2020

Written by: Elizabeth Conway Hello and happy 2020 from all of us at Bikes and Hikes LA! It’s hard to believe that despite the holidays being finished, we’re already gearing up for another one of our favorite times of year- Spring Break! It’s no surprise that LA is one of the best places to…

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January 14, 2020

Bikes and Hikes LA Presents: The Hollywood Sign Experience!

Written by: Elizabeth Conway Look– we’ll cut right to the chase. If you read our LA blogs, if you’ve ever glanced at our Instagram, if you’ve ever booked a Hollywood hike tour with us, or read about us in the news, you know we’re just a little obsessed with the Hollywood Sign. We love…

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December 5, 2019

The Best Hike in LA – Hike to the Hollywood Sign

Written by: Elizabeth Conway You’ve seen it in the movies, you’ve seen it on your friends’ fridge magnets, maybe it was even the theme of your sweet sixteen; whether it’s your first time in LA, you’re a native, or you’re over it, all can agree that there’s no other Hollywood icon, top filming location, or attraction better than the Hollywood Sign. The Hollywood Sign is synonymous  with the film industry, with LA, with beauty standards, with movie making, and with success– there’s no question as to why the Hollywood Sign is one of the top hiking destinations in Los Angeles! Bikes and Hikes LA is proud to announce the unrolling of our latest, hottest tour– a private, VIP group hike tour where the Hollywood Sign takes center stage. Get ready for your close-up as we take you to the…

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July 10, 2019

What To Do This Summer In LA – Bikes and Hikes LA Edition

Written by: Elizabeth Conway Happy summer, from all of us at Bikes and Hikes LA! The City of Stars is heating up, and we’re so excited to see you out and about on our summer outdoor LA adventures. It’s summertime in the city, and a quick Google search of events coming up this weekend can prove to be overwhelming. Spending a weekend in the largest sprawling metropolis in the country leaves open the option for countless fun events, opportunities, and hot happenings. Part of what makes Bikes and Hikes LA the top outdoor activity company in all of LA is our secret recipe for success- our passion for all things LA. All of our tour guides and staff boast extensive knowledge of fun things to do and see in LA, so here are our top picks for you to kick…

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July 6, 2019

New! Influencers Allowed to Pay Triple for Popular Bike & Hike Tours!

New Influencer Policy – Bikes and Hikes LA Written by: Elizabeth Conway Calling all Influencers! Do you have an impressive social media following? Do your Instagram follower numbers rival that of Kylie Jenner and Ariana Grande? Are you looking to build your #brand this summer? Have we got news for you! Bikes and Hikes LA is proud to unroll our latest policies and incentives for influencers looking to join us on our plethora of outdoor celebrity tours! Effective immediately, any #influencer who asks Bikes and Hikes LA for a complimentary tour in exchange for a #mention will be showered with our latest Influencer benefit package, which includes all sorts of complimentary highlights (see below,) and the privileged *honor* of paying our *elite* *platinum* level Influencer Package rate — triple the cost of a regular tour price! We’re so honored that…

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July 5, 2019

3 Best Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July in LA!

  Written by: Elizabeth Conway Summer is HERE, and the heat is about to be on in Los Angeles. School’s out, and if you’re kicking off the summer with a holiday weekend out west, consider some outdoor, active activities before you hit the BBQ circuit. Get out of your car and into the fresh air- here are the best 3 ways to spend your 4th of July in LA!   Take a Hike. [In the kindest possible way.] Start your 4th of July with an early morning Hollywood Hills Hike through Hollywood’s most popular, celebrity-studded canyon. You’ll watch the sun rise before the fireworks on a rigorous fitness adventure through Runyon Canyon, one of the top places to hike in Hollywood. Keep your eyes peeled for celebs (and their dogs!) on this 2-hour Hollywood hike tour. Later in…

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June 27, 2019

The Best Bike Tours in Los Angeles

Written by: Elizabeth Conway That time between December 26th and December 30th is always an awkward, magical hang time where we lose track of the time, the hours pass slowly, and we often forget what day of the week it is. It’s a great time for family, friends, and making New Year’s Resolutions. What better…

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April 6, 2019

The Best Murals in LA

Whether it’s your first time in Los Angeles, your tenth, or you’re a native Angeleno to the core, we welcome you with open arms to our beautiful city. While we love getting guests out of their cars and into the sunshine on our exciting, original Los Angeles Tours to experience the breathtaking natural beauty…

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April 6, 2019

Ride into 2019 at Bikes and Hikes LA!

Written by: Elizabeth Conway Happy New Year’s from Bikes and Hikes LA! New Year’s Resolutions – love ’em or lose ’em? For many, the start of the year is a time of renewal, rebirth, recharging, etc. Let’s be honest- by the time we sweep away the last few strands of tinsel and confetti, clear up…

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April 6, 2019

Top 5 Outdoor Activities in LA

The heat is on in LA! Written by: Elizabeth Conway They say March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb, and we at Bikes and Hikes LA are so pumped, because things are heating up in LA – literally! This past weekend, temperatures hit around 80 degrees, and kicked off the LA…

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March 21, 2019

Things To Do in Hollywood

There’s a long list of amazing things to do in Hollywood, and we’re here to help you experience them. Whether you’re a Los Angeles local or a first-time visitor, chances are you know there are lots of awesome things to do in Hollywood. The Bikes and Hikes LA team is here to help you make…

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November 6, 2018

Hollywood Walking Tour

Discover LA’s most famous neighborhood with a Hollywood walking tour from Bikes and Hikes LA. Our event planning specialists are here to help you set up a custom Hollywood walking tour that highlights the neighborhood attractions and destinations that most interest you. In addition to being the most famous district of Los Angeles, Hollywood has…

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November 6, 2018

Hollywood Tours

Our top-rated Hollywood tours offer a better way to experience LA’s storied history and culture. At Bikes and Hikes LA, we believe the best way to experience Los Angeles is to get outside in the sunshine and soak in the city’s unique and distinctive character. This isn’t something you can do while you’re stuck in traffic or sitting in a stuffy tour bus, and that’s why we set out to create an exciting  lineup of active outdoor Hollywood tours. First up is our signature Hollywood Bike Adventure. This three-hour, 12-mile outing departs daily at 10:00 a.m., and it’s a great option for first-time guests and casual sightseers. It’s easy and hill-free, making it suitable for people of all fitness levels. You need only be comfortable on a bike to take part. The Hollywood Bike Adventure visits iconic, must-see attractions including…

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November 6, 2018

Hollywood Sign Hike – About Hollywood Hills Hiking Tour

Find out why our Hollywood Sign hike is TripAdvisor’s top-rated outdoor activity in Los Angeles. Los Angeles is famous for its glamorous neighborhoods and hip celebrity hotspots, but one definitive aspect of the city that often gets overlooked is the amazing hiking it offers. At Bikes and Hikes LA, our eco tours take full advantage…

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November 6, 2018

Unique Hollywood Bike Tours to See the Sights

Hollywood Bike Tours If you are planning a trip to the Los Angeles area and want to see Hollywood and what it has to offer, you will find that there are many different tour options available to you. Hollywood bike tours can be a great way to see all of the best locations and sights…

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June 9, 2017

Top Ten Things To Do In Los Angeles

You’ve just booked your next well-deserved family vacation — you’re going to the city of glitz and glamor and a paradise of good weather: LA! Everyone in the family is excited, from your twelve-year-old son to your seventeen year-old daughter, and even your hardworking husband is ready for some time off. You, however, know you’re…

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February 13, 2017

Experience LA Up Close With the Movie Star Homes Bike Tour!

Imagine this: you’re in Los Angeles, starting the first day of your long awaited (and much needed), family vacation. You arrived with your family the previous night however, and while you all tried to get some sleep, this morning you’re still feeling kind of jet-lagged. You don’t want to miss out on anything though. So…

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February 8, 2017

Everyone Can Hike the Hollywood Hills

I love guiding for many reasons.  I love showing people the city that I grew up in.  I love telling people stories about the history of LA and its crazy cast of characters.  I love seeing people’s faces as they take in the huge size of the city from the top of Mt Hollywood, and…

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August 10, 2016

The Ultimate Hollywood Adventure – Join Our Hollywood Bike Tour

Hollywood is probably the most known neighborhood in Los Angeles and no visit to LA would be complete without a thorough Hollywood Bike Tour. Hollywood is known as the center of the American movie industry and brings along lots of history, spots to see and many more stories worth hearing. Hear and see all about…

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July 14, 2016

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous – Movie Star Homes Bike Tour

Have you ever  wondered what it would be like to live like movie stars like Brad Pit or Tom Cruise? Now is your chance to dive into the world of the rich and famous and get an insight into their glamorous lives. Ride your bike through the iconic neighborhood 9-0-2-1-0 and explore one of the prettiest…

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June 28, 2016

LA Tours – Hollywood Bike Adventure!

Always wanted to see Hollywood? All the spots where movies were filmed, where they were produced and all other famous hotspots? Then you MUST do one of our La Tours – Hollywood Bike Adventure. Our Hollywood Bike Adventure is a 12-mile tour and it takes you throughout all of Hollywood. You will see it all,…

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June 25, 2016

Skip The Bus Tour – Hop On A Bike To Experience Los Angeles

There are many bus tour companies offering great tours through Los Angeles but they cannot give you what Bikes and Hikes LA offers. We offer tours where you can really experience Los Angeles and not just drive past it. You get to see the sights close up, be outdoors, active, and you will really experience…

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June 8, 2016

Discover LA Hiking Paradise- Private Group Hiking Activities

Believe it or not, but Los Angeles is a hiker’s and walking paradise. In and around Los Angeles are many parks and canyons as well as neighborhoods waiting to be discovered by you and your group. Bikes and Hikes LA offers endless private hiking and walking tours in the Los Angeles area for private groups, team building activities or corporate groups taking a break from a meeting. Continue reading to get some ideas for your next private group tour in Los Angeles! Bikes and Hikes LA offers multiple unique hiking and walking tours in Los Angeles perfectly designed to discover the gems of Los Angeles in a different way than you may be used to. Choose the bus tour alternative, get active and outdoors to enjoy the sun and city and choose a hiking or walking tour as your next private…

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May 22, 2016