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CicLAvia 2019 Bike Rental and VIP Party at BHLA!

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…

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…

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…

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…

Three 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-…

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…

Best Walls to Instagram in LA

Girl at Pink WallWritten 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…

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

Whale jumping out of the waterWritten 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!…

Top Group Activities in LA

Written by: Elizabeth Conway Group photo on Hollywood Hills HikeWhen 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…

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…

Hikes, Camera, Action! Griffith’s Park Top Movie Locations

Griffith Observatory LAWritten by: Elizabeth Conway It’s time to report to set! Today, this enthusiastic hiking guide is taking you inside the many filming locations in Griffith Park. Not gonna lie, here at Bikes and Hikes LA,…

Top Holiday Film Locations in Los Angeles!

Written by: Elizabeth ConwaySunset over the hills Last week, we took you through a few peak filming locations in Griffith Park (some LITERAL) peak locations, given that they’re nestled into the Hollywood Hills and Mount Hollywood!…

Ride into 2019 at Bikes and Hikes LA!

Written by: Elizabeth ConwayColorful Mural 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,…

Tours are for Tourists – ADVENTURE like a Local at Bikes and Hikes LA!

Tours are for Tourists – ADVENTURE like a Local at Bikes and Hikes LA,  where we make Los Angeles Sightseeing an Experience!two guys cycling Written by: Elizabeth Conway We’ve all seen the crowded, exhaust-fume-laden bus tours with a tired, monotone guide pointing out tourist traps in a…

Mountains and Malibu and Memories, Oh My! BHLA VIP Luxury Tours

A person posed on the edge of a cliff in Malibu Mountains and Malibu and Memories, Oh My!  Written by: Elizabeth Conway A Sneak “Peak” at BHLA’s Custom VIP Luxury Getaways I love you, America, but we’re terrible at…

Top 5 Outdoor Activities in LA

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The heat is on in LA! hollywood warm weather activities poppy fieldsc: Local Adventurer   Written by: Elizabeth Conway They say March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb, and we at Bikes and…

Corporate Team Building in Los Angeles

We take a unique approach to corporate team building in Los Angeles that delivers memorable and valuable experiences. Creative corporate event planners know that Los Angeles offers amazing team building opportunities, and the city’s warm and sunny climate makes outdoor activities a natural fit. At Bikes and Hikes LA, we take a more active approach…

Things to See in Los Angeles

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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…

Things To Do in Hollywood

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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…

Los Angeles Tourist Attractions

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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…

Los Angeles Sightseeing Tours

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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…

Los Angeles Activities

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Bikes and hikes are how we made our name, but we also offer a complete lineup of other exciting Los Angeles activities. As our name suggests, group biking tours and incredible hiking adventures are the main focus of our business. While these options offer lots of engaging and active ways to experience the city, we…

Hollywood Walking Tour

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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…

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…

Hollywood Sign Hike – About Hollywood Hills Hiking Tour

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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…

Celebrity Tours

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Join us for Beverly Hills celebrity tours that deliver a more authentic experience. Los Angeles is world-famous for its celebrity culture, and star-spotting has been one of the city’s most popular activities since the birth of Hollywood. At Bikes and Hikes LA, we’ve created an exciting new way to see how the other half live….

Bike Tours of Hollywood

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Join our sightseeing experts for bike tours of Hollywood that deliver a unique perspective on Tinseltown. Ask just about any visitor to Los Angeles what they plan to see during their stay, and chances are Hollywood is high on their to-do list. Synonymous with America’s trend-setting entertainment industry, Hollywood is one of LA’s most storied…

Hiking in Griffith Park — A Great Los Angeles Outdoor Adventure

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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…

The Best Tours of Los Angeles

Best Tours of Los Angeles

The Best Tours of Los Angeles Whether it’s your first time in LA or you have been living here for decades, there’s always something new to find out in the city of Angels. To help you explore those places, our best tours of LA at Bikes and Hikes LA will help you do so. We…

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…

Unique Hollywood Bike Tours to See the Sights

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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…

5 Awesome Tours of LA You Can Do on Your Own

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The City of Angels, Tinseltown, City of Stars—you know that we’re talking about Los Angeles. It’s a magical place, and as the second largest city in the U.S., one of the most recognizable in the world, visiting LA should be on the top of your list. And because there are so many things to do…

Top Ten Things To Do In Los Angeles

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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…

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

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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…

Find Your Perfect Used Bike On Sale At Bike Shop LA!

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Most of us remember learning to ride a bike when we were kids, falling and scraping our knees, trying over and over again to get the balance right. But what we remember most of all is that glorious feeling when our parents let go and we just kept going! Never falling, and feeling like we…

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

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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…

Bike Tours of Los Angeles, California

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Hands down the best thing to do in Los Angeles is taking one of our bike tours of Los Angeles. We are the #1 Outdoor Activity company on Trip Advisor, please take the time to check out our page to see what our clients are saying about our bike tours of Los Angeles. Sightseeing in…

Self-Guided Bike Tours in Los Angeles: Introducing GPS Guided Tours!

Self-Guided Tour of Los Angeles

The best way to experience our beautiful city is to park the car and get moving, but where to start? Our company, Bikes and Hikes Los Angeles, has multiple tours that will show you Los Angeles up close and personal, on a bike or hiking. You’ll go to the beach, bike passed multiple movie stars’…

The Top 5 Santa Monica Group or Private Tours

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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…

Top 5 Private LA Sightseeing Tours

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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…

Bikes for sale in Los Angeles!

Bikes for sale in Los Angeles

Are you in the market for a bike in Los Angeles? Save a ton of money and purchase a gently used bike from us. These bikes were maintained weekly by a professional mechanic. Choose from hybrid, road or mountain. Most of our fleet is Giant. The best part? Because the bikes are slightly used, you get a…

Sightseeing LA: Top Rated LA Tours

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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…

Cycling Prep Tips and Top 10 Safety Rules for The Road

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So you’re ready to head out for a nice long (or short) bike ride. Whether it’s for pleasure or you’re commuting to work, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned cyclist, preparation is key so you can enjoy the journey and get to your destination safely. Here are some absolute musts before you head out…

Top 10 things to do when visiting Los Angeles!

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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…

Everyone Can Hike the Hollywood Hills

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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…

Bike Rental LA – What You Need To Know And Have

Renting a bike in Los Angeles can become the perfect day if you have everything you need. Go on an adventure and discover Los Angeles close up on your own. With Bikes and Hikes LA your day on a rental bike will be lots of fun as we will provide all you need! If you are…

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT – CHANGES AHEAD FOR BIKES AND HIKES LA

There are big changes coming our way as our office is moving to a new location.  But don’t worry we stay in our beloved area West Hollywood and even on the same street. We are moving from 8743 Santa Monica Blvd. to 8250 Santa Monica Blvd. If you are familiar with the WEHO area you will…

Staying healthy with an office job? Simple!

  Who doesn’t agree that it can be rather difficult to accommodate a healthy lifestyle while having an office job? Long periods of sitting with only minimal movement, strange eating habits, as well as a high level of stress to only name a few challenges that every employee comes across while working his/her desk job….

The Ultimate Hollywood Adventure – Join Our Hollywood Bike Tour

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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…

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

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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…

Increase Your Productivity with fun LA Team Building !

We all know the standard team building drill: stand in a circle, one person in the middle, who closes her eyes and then just flops over, hoping that her colleagues will catch her. Ugh! Besides elbowing my professor in the face I also nearly threw up when one of my future university mates accidentally sucker…

Another Take on Eco-friendliness!

  Everybody knows that conscious living means feeding your body, mind and soul with all the right stuff. Sounds fairly simple, but quite often it isn’t. If you need some guidance through your daily struggles of finding time to exercise and getting eco-friendly recipes to put a healthy dinner on the table, you should follow Gianna…

How to Have Fun on a Small budget in Los Angeles

Los Angeles tends to be known as a very expensive city, which might put a big dent into the holiday savings. If you know the right spots and times however it can be very easy to have a fun day in Los Angeles on a small budget. Listen closely; we will share some insider information…

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

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…

Finding a Home Away from Home in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of the most exciting cities in the world and probably high on everyone’s bucket list. LA has a wide variety of incredible beaches, popular sights and not to mention an unique charisma, style and flair. Finding something to do in a city as exciting as Los Angeles is not that hard….

LA Tours – Hollywood Bike Adventure!

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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,…

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

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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…

Explore the city to the fullest – Rent a Bike!

The summer season has started and the weather is going to be even more perfect than it has been to bike and explore the beautiful city that is Los Angeles! Although most people probably don’t even think about renting a bike in LA, it’s truly a great city to bike around in. For once, you…

Rise and Shine with Bikes and Hikes LA – Los Angeles Private Tours

Besides Biking, hiking, ocean & Museum activities, Bikes and Hikes LA also offers Rise & Shine Activities for private group tours in Los Angeles. Within the years we have enlarged our activities to offer high quality tours and activities for every taste in Los Angeles. Read to find out about all our Rise & Shine Activities…

5 Things to do in Los Angeles – Unterwegs in Los Angeles

Dieser Blog ist etwas anders, als die letzten, die Sie von uns kennen. Da Sie jetzt unsere täglichen Touren genauer kennengelernt haben, möchten wir Ihnen in diesem Blog 5 Aktivitäten vorstellen, die man in Los Angeles machen sollte. Falls Sie in nächster Zeit einen Urlaub in Los Angeles gebucht haben oder schon hier sind, wird…

Museum Tours: New Private Group Activities Los Angeles

If you believe that Bikes and Hikes LA is only limited to sporting activities, you are wrong. The variety Bikes and Hikes LA has to offer is incredible. Don’t let the name of the company confuse you! Besides biking, hiking, ocean&beach activities we also offer Museum Tours to private groups. Continue reading to find out…

Beach & Ocean Activities at Bikes and Hikes LA – Private Group Tours

California is best experienced at its Southern Californian beaches. Whether it be Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Malibu or else. There is nothing that can beat an unforgettable day at the beach. Sail along LA’s coat, ride the waves on a surfboard or discover the open ocean by kayak. Name any ocean activity and we will…

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,…

New Private Group Tours with Bikes and Hikes LA -Biking Activities LA

Discover New Private Group Tours with Bikes and Hikes LA! Bikes and Hikes LA introduces new private group tours with the launch of the new website! Not only did Bikes and Hikes LA develop a lot but so did the biking activities offered. Read on to find out about the biking activities for private group tours…

Los Angeles Private Group Tour; Anything Is Possible!

Los Angeles Private Group Tour Everything is Possible With Bikes and Hikes LA !Believe it or not, last week Bikes and Hikes LA took the challenge to host 430 guests on a beach bike tour along California’s most beautiful beaches. Bikes and Hikes LA is famous for its daily biking and hiking tours with about…

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

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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…

The Perfect Day on a Bike in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles Bike Rental – The perfect day on a bike Renting a bike while on vacation in Los Angeles can get a bit overwhelming in a huge city like LA. But I can tell you, renting a bike in Los Angeles will definitely be worth it and you will have a great time! Questions such as…

Do one of our fabulous LA Group Tours now!

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Are you coming to visit Los Angeles soon and are you still debating on which kinds of activities you want to do? Look no further! Whether you are on your own or looking for group activities, Bikes and Hikes LA offer everything that you want to do when visiting the City of Angels, even if you don’t…

Bike Rental Los Angeles – the Perfect Way to Tour LA!

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Bike Rental Los Angeles – the perfect way to get around Los Angeles The traffic in Los Angeles can really get annoying especially when on vacation. The last thing you want is spending hours in the car to get from point A to point B. Have you ever considered renting a bike in Los Angeles…

Skip the Bus Tours – LA Sightseeing from a new perspective

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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…

Group Activities in Los Angeles – Why you should do it!

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Los Angeles Group Tours Bikes and Hikes LA does not only offer daily biking and hiking tours, but also organizes group activities and events in Los Angeles for big groups. In the following some benefits on why biking or hiking tours are ideal for different kind of…

Things to do in Los Angeles – Beverly Hills Edition

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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…

Things to do in Los Angeles – West Hollywood Edition

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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…

5 Things to do in Los Angeles

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  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…

Visit Los Angeles – How to Best Beat Jet Lag

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  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…

Things to do in LA

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  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…