FINDING THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT IN SUNNY LOS ANGELES!
Getting into the Christmas Spirit in Sunny Los Angeles with Bikes and Hikes Los Angeles Tours
When you think of a traditional Christmas, chances are you’re imagining snowflakes, cozy sweaters, and sipping hot cocoa by a roaring fire. But what if you find yourself in Los Angeles, where the sun shines bright even in December? Does that mean you have to give up the Christmas spirit? Absolutely not! Los Angeles has its own unique way of ringing in the holiday season, and what better way to experience it than by taking a Los Angeles tour with Bikes and Hikes LA?
Tis the Season in Hollywood
During the Christmas season, Hollywood, California transforms into a winter wonderland—minus the snow, of course! Take a Los Angeles tour with us down Hollywood Boulevard to see iconic landmarks like the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the TCL Chinese Theatre adorned with festive decorations. The Hollywood Christmas Parade is a must-see, featuring a myriad of floats, celebrities, and live performances. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, a bike tour with Bikes and Hikes LA through the streets of Hollywood is sure to get you into the Christmas spirit – you might even catch a glimpse of the iconic Paramount Pictures Christmas tree!
Palm Trees and Christmas Lights: A Unique L.A. Christmas
Forget the snow; in Los Angeles, palm trees are our version of Christmas pines! Don’t be surprised to see them adorned with twinkling lights as you cruise through the city. Places like The Grove and the Farmers Market get a full Christmas makeover, turning into a holiday haven with decorations, lights, and even a synthetic ice skating rink. Did you know that Griffith Park even has a forest of trees from Berlin that make you feel like you’re miles away from the big city? It’s a beautiful time of year to take a Los Angeles tour with Bikes and Hikes LA of Griffith Park and let us share the spirit of the season with you!
In Los Angeles, we beach all year round!
During the Christmas season, Santa Monica and Venice offer a blend of beachside charm and festive holiday activities that make for an unforgettable experience. The world-famous Santa Monica Pier is beautifully decorated, and you can even go ice skating just steps away from the beach at the annual Ice at Santa Monica rink. Stroll along Third Street Promenade to enjoy street performers, twinkling lights, and pop-up holiday shops for unique gifts. Meanwhile, the Venice Canals are adorned with Christmas lights, offering a serene setting for an evening walk. Don’t miss the Venice Sign holiday lighting event, where the iconic Venice Sign is illuminated in seasonal colors. The nearby Abbot Kinney Boulevard is perfect for those looking to shop local, offering an array of boutique stores and artisan gifts. How about taking our Los Angeles tour through all these delightful areas to celebrate your holiday season?
Rodeo Drive: Lap of Holiday Luxury
Beverly Hills goes all out during the Christmas season, offering a luxurious and festive experience unlike any other. The iconic Rodeo Drive becomes a holiday spectacle with its “BOLD Holidays” celebration, featuring stunning light installations, art pieces, and even real snowfall on select evenings. Storefronts compete in their opulence, decked with elaborate decorations that show off elegance and holiday cheer. Don’t miss our Beverly Hills Bike Tour, which takes you around the city’s most glamorous spots while filling you in on local history and celebrity lore. Nearby, the Beverly Gardens Park features the annual lighting of the cactus garden, a unique Beverly Hills tradition. Elegant hotels like The Beverly Hills Hotel and The Peninsula offer special holiday teas and festive menus, perfect for a sophisticated night out. With its mix of glamour and tradition, Beverly Hills offers a magical setting for a luxurious Christmas celebration.
West Hollywood Comes Alive with the Christmas Spirit…
Our brick and mortar location is location in the HEART of West Hollywood, California. In West Hollywood, Christmas is anything but conventional, seamlessly blending the traditional with the eclectic in a celebration that is uniquely WeHo. Imagine Santa Claus swapping his red suit for designer threads and sleighing (yass!) down the Sunset Strip, illuminated by a kaleidoscope of neon lights and seasonal decorations. Streets like Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard come alive, not just with the glow of holiday lights, but with the vibrant spirit of the community. Here, you’ll find drag queens caroling (don’t be afraid, they’ll take photos with you – just ask!) and avant-garde art installations sharing space with twinkling Christmas trees. In West Hollywood, the holiday season is not just a time for giving, but a time for living—boldly, brightly, and with a flair for originality that you won’t find anywhere else. Take a Los Angeles Tour with us today to ride through this iconic city with Bikes and Hikes LA!
A few last words from under the Mistletoe…
Christmas in Los Angeles may not be a winter wonderland in the traditional sense, but it is an unforgettable experience that brings its own unique charm to the holiday season. So, swap your snow boots for sneakers, put on some sunscreen, and join Bikes and Hikes LA for a Christmas adventure you won’t soon forget! We can wait for you to take a Los Angeles tour with us and be a part of your holiday experience!