From Wild West to Now

Date(s) - 09/04/2018
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Thought there isn’t much history in L.A.? Think again! There’s a lot of history in L.A. and one of the best things about it is you can still see it. Many of Los Angeles’ oldest buildings, from when it was the wildest of the Wild West, are still standing and you’ll go inside them on this tour. We’ll tell how and why the tiny farming town appeared on the far reaches of the Spanish Empire towards the end of the eighteenth century. Then we’ll explain how it took off in the 1870’s, before bringing you up to date with modern L.A. classics like the Broad Museum and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. We’ll also stop at three really cool, interesting, historical places to get some great Californian food on this tour.

Our tours can sell out. If you cannot make a booking because of that email us at [email protected], telling us when you want to do the tour and how many guests are in your party, and if we can squeeze you in we’ll let you know.


*Cost: $35 pp (5% of what you pay goes to Climate Cents, a local climate change organization).

*Walking Distance: 2 miles.

*Tour starts 1.30 pm, Union Station (map). We’ll give you info on the meeting point when we confirm your booking.

*Tour finishes 4.30 pm, Music Center (map).

*Children under 12 years old do not have to buy a ticket for this tour.

*There are 3 stops to buy food on this tour, each for about 15 minutes.  All types of diet can be accommodated (vegetarian, vegan etc). It’s up to you whether you eat, how much you eat and what you eat.

*When booking this tour you’ll get an email confirmation with a discount code giving you 10% off any of our other tours (apart from the Santa Monica/Venice Bicycle Ride).

*You can do the Heart of Hollywood and Murder, Mystery & Ghost tours on the same day if you want to explore L.A. more. This tour also fits very well with our Santa Monica/Venice Bicycle Ride.


This tour is in English. If your English isn’t fluent this may not be the best option. We do not offer this tour in any other language at this time.

Lunch/Snacks are not included. Expect to pay between $10-$20 pp for food.

This a walking tour. All guests must be in appropriate physical condition. We cannot slow the tour down significantly to accommodate guests who are not in appropriate condition. If you have mobility issues please book a private tour.

We never cancel tours in advance due to the weather conditions.

You are entirely responsible to make sure you are at the tour meeting point at the correct time. If you’re significantly late you may miss the tour.

We know your plans can change, but there are no refunds or exchanges within 48 hours of the tour start time.

You must book this tour in advance.

Important Note

When you book this tour you’ll receive an automatic confirmation email with a photo of the meeting point and a discount code to be used when booking other tours. If you don’t see the email in your inbox please check your junk mailbox.


Bookings are closed. Please email us at [email protected] to enquire if we can fit you onto the tour.