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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

The *OFFICIAL HOLLYWOOD SIGN EXPRESS HIKE* – MEET OUR BRAND NEW TOUR!

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! Credit: TimeOut Happy Summer 2021! We’re back, we’re vaxxed, and we’re fully relaxed. We are so happy that LA and California have completely reopened, and Bikes and Hikes LA are offering all of our outdoor LA tours with our completely vaccinated…

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May 13, 2021

LA’s FIRST FULLY VACCINATED OUTDOOR TOUR COMPANY!

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

Memorial Day 2021 – The Best Things to Do in LA this Summer!

Memorial Day 2021 The Best Things to Do in LA this Summer! Summer’s 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 looking clear: as of June 15th, EVERYTHING in California will be…

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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

5 Best Ways to Spend Your Spring Break in LA

5 Ways to Spend Spring Break 2021 in LA  A Bikes and Hikes LA Original! It’s a very exciting time – we have a glimmer of hope that these unprecedented times are slowly winding down. The weather’s heating up, our friends are getting vaccinated, and summer is just around the corner. Travel is finally picking…

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April 1, 2021

5 Songs About LA, Explained

5 Songs About Los Angeles – Explained A Bikes and Hikes LA Original! Sure, LA is a movie town (Hollywood and all that,) but it’s also a major music market, with countless musicians, singers, songwriters, and performers calling LA their stomping ground. In addition to serving as the backdrop for many pop culture juggernauts and…

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November 5, 2020

The Top 5 Secrets You Didn’t Know About Beverly Hills

The Top 5 Secrets You Never Knew About Beverly Hills A Bikes and Hikes LA Original! Treat yourself to a $59 million home in the Hills! C. Zillow “Beverly Hills…that’s where I want to be!!!” Need we say anything more? You’ve seen it in the movies, you’ve heard about it in pop songs, and you’ve…

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October 22, 2020

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

The Best Places to Spot Celebs During Oscars Week!

Written by: Elizabeth Conway View this post on Instagram If you wanna take an ultimate selfie with the famous Beverly Hills Sign join our daily Celebrity Bike Tour! Link in bio! 🚲🚲🚲 #Repost @holdmelike with @make_repost ・・・ Spent the day biking around the homes of rich people with my favorite secret rich person ❤️❤️❤️ A…

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February 2, 2020

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

Written by: Elizabeth Conway View this post on Instagram To spend an unforgettable day in LA and take some awesome instagram pictures with your BFF with the iconic Hollywood Sign, join our daily hike adventures at 10 AM or sunset! 👭🌄 Link in bio! . . . #Repost @allieandsam with @make_repost ・・・ Where in the…

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January 14, 2020

Ho-Ho-HoLLyWood! Give the gift of a Hollywood Sign Hike for the Holidays this year!

Written by: Elizabeth Conway View this post on Instagram It’s Christmas in LA! A post shared by Bikes and Hikes LA (@bikesandhikesla) on Nov 19, 2019 at 2:11pm PST Happy Holidays from Bikes and Hikes LA! It’s our favorite time of year, and getting into the holiday spirit in LA is one of our favorite…

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December 17, 2019

CicLAvia 2019 Bike Rental and VIP Party at BHLA!

Reserve your bike here for CicLAvia 2019!   Schedule a pre tune-up here!  Join BIKES AND HIKES LA afterwards for our exclusive VIP CicLAvia Party!  To read more about this year’s CicLAvia event, click here.  Give us a call today to rent your bike for CicLAvia 2019!

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July 18, 2019

Los Angeles Bike Rentals for CicLAvia 2019 at Bikes and Hikes LA!

CicLaVia 2019 at Bikes and Hikes LA! Written by: Elizabeth Conway Reserve Your Los Angeles Bike Rentals for CicLAvia 2019 at Bikes and Hikes LA! Clear your calendars for August 18th, 2019, when CicLAvia and its thousands of bikers roll into LA, uniting the neighborhoods of Hollywood, West Hollywood, and East Hollywood for the biggest…

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July 10, 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! View this post on Instagram Hardcore rise and shine hike with this awesome crew. #wisdomtree #hollywoodsign @balenciaga @chateaumarmont #hike#losangeles#hiking#tour#cali#california#calilove#californication#griffithpark#downtown#runyoncanyon#wanderlust#view#tb#sun#girl#hollywood#fun#nature#beautiful#awesome#eco#privatetour#riseandshine A post shared by Bikes and Hikes LA (@bikesandhikesla) on Jun 11, 2019 at 9:59am PDT Bikes and Hikes LA is…

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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…

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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!   View this post on Instagram I ❤️ Hollywood! #hike#losangeles#hiking#hikelife#hikelove#tour#cali#california#calilove#californication#griffithpark#downtown#runyoncanyon#wanderlust#view#tb#sun#girl#hollywood#fun#nature#beautiful#awesome#eco#outdoor#adventure#westcost#beautiful#visitla#holiday#vacation A post shared by Bikes and Hikes LA (@bikesandhikesla) on Jun 20, 2019 at 6:42am PDT   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…

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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

Best Walls to Instagram in LA

Written by: Elizabeth Conway Happy 2019, Bikes and Hikes LA friends! While we encourage all of our guests to get off their screens and experience the beauty of southern California on an LA Bike Tour or a Hollywood Hike, we can’t resist sharing with you our favorite little slices of LA to brighten up…

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April 6, 2019

A Whale of a Time – Best Whale Watching Tours at Bikes and Hikes LA

Written by: Elizabeth Conway January may conjure images of snowstorms and hot chocolate in colder parts of the world, but here in Los Angeles, January means sun, surf, and…whale watching?! That’s right! Between the months of November and May, nearly 20,000 grey whales swim a 10,000 mile round trip between the Bering Strait in Alaska…

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April 6, 2019

Top Group Activities in LA

Written by: Elizabeth Conway When searching for “group activities in Los Angeles,” the results rolling in can be a little overwhelming. Fortunately for you, Bikes and Hikes LA has you covered when it comes to the top Los Angeles group tours. Below is a sampling of some of our favorite recommendations for team building activities

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April 6, 2019

Hollywood Hills Hike – Calling All Active Jewish Singles!

Calling all Active, Jewish Singles in Los Angeles! Tired of swiping left and right? Looking to chat and maybe meet your perfect match while getting a good workout? Ditch the dating apps and hike the Hollywood sign with us on February 10th, 2019 on our inaugural Active Jewish Singles Hollywood Hills Hike! This breathtaking hike will take you through the heart of the Hollywood Hills. You’ll enjoy jaw-dropping views of Los Angeles from the top of Mount Hollywood, discover famous film locations/Los Angeles Attractions while burning calories, and mingle with local Jewish singles, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Finally, it wouldn’t be a Los Angeles group outing without a glimpse of that show-stopping sign! You know the one. Leave dating sites and the world of online dating behind for an afternoon, and hike with us on a spectacular 2.5…

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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! c: Local Adventurer   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…

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March 21, 2019

Things to See in Los Angeles

Looking for exciting things to see in Los Angeles? Add these must-see attractions to your itinerary. Every year, millions of visitors arrive in Los Angeles looking for an authentic and memorable sightseeing experience. With so many options, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and not know where to start. We’re here to help, and to that…

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November 6, 2018

Los Angeles Tourist Attractions

Discover famous and lesser-known yet equally fascinating Los Angeles tourist attractions on our top-rated eco tours. At Bikes and Hikes LA, we’ve assembled a complete lineup of daily tours that bring Los Angeles tourist attractions to life like no other sightseeing outing in the city. Instead of just cruising past amazing destinations in a car…

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November 6, 2018

Los Angeles Sightseeing Tours

Bikes and Hikes LA offers a different perspective on Los Angeles sightseeing. Los Angeles has a reputation as being a very car-centric city, but in reality, sitting in a vehicle is the least engaging way to experience it. At Bikes and Hikes LA, our unique approach to Los Angeles sightseeing is built on the simple…

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November 6, 2018

Hiking in Griffith Park — A Great Los Angeles Outdoor Adventure

Los Angeles is a hiker’s paradise. You can hike to your heart’s content from the ocean to the mountains here. And one of LA’s crown jewels of outdoor adventures is Griffith Park—with over 4,000 acres, it’s one of the largest parks in North America. The many paths take you to stunning natural beauty and breathtaking…

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October 6, 2017

Los Angeles Bike Tours for a Fun Day Out

Los Angeles Bike Tours There are many different things that you can do when you travel to Los Angeles. Whether you are in town just for a day or two or are taking an extended vacation to the city, you certainly want to take advantage of any free time you have so that you can see our great city and take in the sights. While many people may think of a handful of places they would like to see, perhaps you are looking for something more comprehensive, fun and adventurous. Here at Bikes and Hikes LA, we have just the idea for you. You can take one of our fabulous Los Angeles bike tours to make the most of your day out and about in the city. We Have Everything You Need When you arrange for one of the tours…

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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

Whale Watching in LA-Join Us On Our Luxury Yacht!

You’ve probably been on a few great vacations in your life. Maybe you went to the Rocky Mountains for a great winter get away and skied some unforgettable slopes. Maybe you took a trip to NYC to see the Big Apple in person and ended up seeing the iconic view from the top of the…

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January 11, 2017

The Top 5 Santa Monica Group or Private Tours

Los Angeles is known for being spread out which can be a challenge for the tourist. But head west—as far as you can go—to Santa Monica— and you’ll have a completely different experience. Away from the sprawling inland cities, you’ll feel the cool ocean breeze, hear the waves crashing on the beach with the golden…

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October 7, 2016

Top 5 Private LA Sightseeing Tours

Los Angeles is chock full of tours—on tour buses, walking through backlots of Hollywood studios, even experiencing in LA in a totally different way and getting exercise at the same time on a bike tour BikesandHikesla.com. And for those who want a more little more personal, less regimented more customized adventure—a Private LA Sightseeing Tour…

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September 29, 2016

Sightseeing LA: Top Rated LA Tours

Los Angeles has so many places to see and sites to experience—both indoors and outdoors. From guided tours like The Melting Pot Food Tours where you get to sample some of LA’s finest cuisine or experience Harry Potter’s magical world with The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood or take…

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September 23, 2016

Top 10 things to do when visiting Los Angeles!

LA is filled with unlimited great adventures, so we’ve narrowed it down to the top 10 hotpots recommended by top LOCAL Los Angeles tour guides who know it best. Los Angeles is as a traveler’s wildest fantasy come true. It’s the epi-center of entertainment, a shopper’s paradise, starlets, gorgeous people, the best climate for hiking…

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August 31, 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

An amazing and unique way to explore Los Angeles by bike!

When you visit a new city, you want to make the most out of it. Experience every aspect of the new surroundings. But how can you do that in a place you have never been before? Usually without knowing anybody in the neighborhood? Sometimes the standard methods aren’t enough, and we advise maybe taking a hike, or using a…

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July 9, 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

48 Hours in Los Angeles – Things to do in Los Angeles

Things to do in 48 hours in Los Angeles Often people come to Los Angeles for only a layover of about 48 hours. As Los Angeles is a huge city it can get overwhelming on what to do during those 48 hours. But don’t worry, if you stick with Bikes and Hikes LA we are going to…

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April 14, 2016

Skip the Bus Tours – LA Sightseeing from a new perspective

Los Angeles has so many tour operators, activities, and so many things to do. Deciding upon what to do during a stay in LA is not easy. Have you ever considered touring the city differently than by bus or car? Most of the things you can do in Los Angeles require a car or bus…

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April 14, 2016

Things to do in Los Angeles – Beverly Hills Edition

The city of Beverly Hills should be included in your things to do list when visiting Los Angeles. The home of the rich and famous definitely has a lot to see and do. Read further to find out about our top 5 picks on things to do in Los Angeles; Beverly Hills. #1 Things to…

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April 14, 2016

Things to do in Los Angeles – West Hollywood Edition

When you think about Los Angeles ‘Hollywood’ would probably pop up in your mind. The city and this neighborhood are inseparably linked to each other. But did you also know that the west of Hollywood is a great district itself? West Hollywood, better known as WeHo, has many things to do and explore WeHo is…

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April 14, 2016

5 Things to do in Los Angeles

  Los Angeles is a huge city, and it can take a while until you figure out some things to do during your visit. But don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! Consider out top 5 things to do in Los Angeles below and you won’t be disappointed! #1.Things to do in Los Angeles – LA…

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April 14, 2016

Visit Los Angeles – How to Best Beat Jet Lag

  Visit Los Angeles – How Best To Beat Jet Lag If you’ve just arrived in Los Angeles or are planning a visit to LA soon, you will probably experience the dreaded symptoms of jet lag. Flying from Europe or Asia to the west coast of the United States is quite lengthy and signs of…

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February 19, 2016

Things to do in LA

  Each year around 45 million tourists are visiting the city of Los Angeles to see the Hollywood Sign, the Sunset Strip, the start of route 66 or enjoy the beautiful beaches around Venice and Santa Monica. Our amazing SoCal climate allows tourists to experience outdoor activities year round and also brings an amazing opportunity…

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February 19, 2016

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