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Written by: Elizabeth Conway

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It’s Christmas in LA!

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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 ways to stay merry and bright in the city of stars. Are you stumped (as this writer is,) as to what to get your friends, family members, and loved ones for the holidays? Tired of candles, sweaters, and Starbucks gift cards? (No shame, those are fine gifts.) If you’re looking for a unique gift for your nearest and dearest, try gifting them one of our many outdoor LA tours and experiences, and tell them to trade their snowshoes for sunshine. More than ever, people are thinking outside of the proverbial box when it comes to gift giving, and instead of giving presents, giving the gifts of experiences- concerts, shows, outdoor adventures, bike tours..hike tours…hint, hint. We’ve got you covered with our top picks for the best gifts of the year to give your loved ones in LA! Read further and check out our gift guide!



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Sunset hike was OFF THE HOOK tonight. #sunset #hike

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1.A Hollywood Sign Hike

One of the best reasons to move to LA is the fact that we have excellent hiking weather 365 days per year. What we lack in white Christmases, we make up for in spades with spectacular sunsets and double rainbows. We offer two daily hiking tours, including our  brand new Hollywood Sign Experience. Available as both a daily tour and a private, VIP Hollywood Sign Experience, our latest, greatest tour offers the opportunity of a lifetime: we will take you closer to the sign than any other company in LA. Our group Hollywood Sign Experience is perfect groups looking for team building activities in Los Angeles.We also offer our famed Griffith Park Experience, an epic outdoor hiking adventure through the iconic Griffith Park! You’ll get beautiful views of the Hollywood Sign and an insider tour of the Griffith Observatory, the must-do for anyone seeking the best hikes in Los Angeles! Book your group Hollywood Sign Experience here.

2. An LA Bike Tour

If you or your friends like biking, guess what…you’ve come to the right place. Bikes and Hikes LA offers 3 daily LA bike tours, in addition to dozens of other private, VIP, and team building experiences! Our most popular bike tour is our LA in a Day bike tour, an epic, 32 mile bike tour of Los Angeles, riding through 17 different cities on one unforgettable day! Guests will get an incredible workout and learn all about the fascinating history of Los Angeles on this incredible bike tour of LA. All guests who take our LA in a Day bike tour have the option of taking the tour on either a manual pedal bike or an electric bike. This tour is far and away rated the top bike tour in Los Angeles- book your LA in a Day bike tour here!

3. A kid-friendly Hollywood Hills Hike!

Traveling to LA with little ones this holiday season? Our Griffith Park Experience is an incredible hike tour that kids (ages 7-97!) will love! Our hike through the Hollywood Hills is kid friendly, and an activity that your children will love. Let your kids find their inner explorers on an epic hike through Griffith Park, to the top of Mount Hollywood, and over to the famous Griffith Observatory. This hike is available in the morning, and also as a sunset hike, boasting the best views in Los Angeles! Take your family on our top kid-friendly activity on your next trip to Los Angeles!

4. A Beverly Hills Bike Adventure

Ride with your loved ones on a bike tour of Beverly Hills! Our Celebrity Bike Tour is jam packed with the homes of many famous celebrities, famous LA filming locations, and views of the best neighborhoods in LA! This group bike tour is perfect for the celeb-obsessed, star-gazing fans of Hollywood royalty, or if any of your friends just love the high end shopping, glitz and glamour of Rodeo Drive, the best place to shop in Los Angeles. Book our Beverly Hills Bike Tour, and who knows? Perhaps this bike tour will be your big break!

5. A Bikes and Hikes LA Gift Card

Still stumped? Give the gift of a Bikes and Hikes LA gift certificate for any of our LA group tours and daily tours to that special someone this holiday season. Gift your loved ones with an outdoor LA experience they won’t forget; whether you join us on any of our hiking tours, bike tours, or LA group tours, giving the gift of an outdoor, active tour of LA is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays and hike confidently into 2020. Give your loved ones the gift of experiencing LA outdoors this holiday season!

Happy Holidays from all of us at Bikes and Hikes LA!


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Discover the best of Los Angeles in a day with the Bikes and Hikes LA bike tour. Spend 5 hours exploring iconic LA neighborhoods like West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Santa Monica, and Venice Beach. Spend a day in LA soaking up the city’s vibrant culture and stunning sights. Daily 10am departures.


Rated the best Hollywood Tour for over 12 years. Pedal past the top attractions while enjoying sunshine, exercise and fresh air on this Hollywood bike tour. See the major movie studios, top Hollywood film locations, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Sign, and so much more! Daily 10am departures.