Los Angeles City Guide

By: Amy Westervelt

Los Angeles Organized Tours Overview

©2006 Beverly Hills CVB An organized tour is a great way to see a lot ofLos Angeles in a short amount of time.

So much land to cover, so little time…and too much driving! Let someone else deal with traffic on a tour of Los Angeles. Because there's so much ground to cover, the best tours are those that focus on a specific aspect of the city. Architecture Tours LA does a great job of showing off LA's architectural gems.

The Los Angeles Conservancy (523 W Sixth St) provides a wide variety and some of the best downtown walking tours of historic buildings, streets (like Olvera St), and old movie palaces.


Starline Tours will offer peeks at celebrity homes and hangouts, which is its specialty. The company started the star tours with the very first movie star tours, which is still available. Los Angeles Tours is a great guide for those who want to see as much of the city as possible in a short amount of time.

Not sure where to stay while visiting LA? Keep reading for our guide to Los Angeles hotels and lodging.