Did a full day walking tour of LA. Our tour guide Damien was very knowledgeable & passionate about giving us all the information in a clear & concise way. The tour was very well planned & organised & was not tiring.
We did The Real Hollywood tour & loved it! The tour was at a great pace & the guide (Vicky) was very knowledgeable & made the tour fun. Thank you!
Stuart was so knowledgeable & was worth the day with him. I had been to LA multiple times before but this is the first time I had taken a tour – so thrilled to have this experience with my mom & sister. I would recommend this tour again & again.
We had an amazing DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost tour with Damien & Dante… thank you very much from the Italian girls… very interesting & funny… absolutely recommended!
This tour was awesome! Stuart is very knowledgeable, likeable & fun. The stops on the tour were very interesting & I learned a lot. I’ve been on quite a few tours of this nature & this was one of my favorites – highly recommend!
Did a walking tour of LA (LA in a Day). Vicky started us off with the Hollywood tour & Damien (who is also the owner) was our guide for the rest of the day. The entire day was awesome, I suggest this tour. There isn’t that much walking, to be honest. It’s very fun!
My boyfriend & I took the DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost tour with Stuart as our guide & had the most amazing time! We had experiences we will never forget! We were able to see parts & people of Los Angeles that we never would have without Stuart. I give this 10/10. If we visit again, this will be at the top of our to do list!
Absolutely amazing! Highly recommend taking both The Real Hollywood Tour & the Central Downtown LA tour! Our time in LA wouldn’t have been the same. Great way to learn about the city, see it from a different angle, explore the local life & learn about its history & filming industry. Damien our guide was fantastic!
Sylvie was our host & was fantastic. She had a lot of local knowledge & gave her unique perspective as someone who had moved to the area many years ago, so she had an outsider’s as well as an insider’s perspective. The tour gave us a great overview of Santa Monica & Venice & set us up for a great rest of the day.
We took 2 tours, the Santa Monica & Venice Bike tour (with Sylvie) & the Real Hollywood tour (with Damien). Both were great & highly recommended. Sylvie & Damien were informative, knowledgeable & easy to talk to. They were like you were with friends. We were traveling as a family of 4 with 2 boys (15 & 12). We all enjoyed the tours.
LA in a Day Tour
$110 / pp
Includes all metro travel
Walking & Metro
Less than 4 miles walking
Over a day it's an easy distance
10am - 6pm (8 hours)
LA is so big – how are you going to see it in one day? Easy! Join our LA in a Day tour. There’s no breezing through on buses with pre-recorded audio commentary playing (which is always out of sync), we’ll show you the hidden nooks and crannies of the city that other tour companies don’t (because it doesn’t fit with traffic patterns) and give you a feel for the real Los Angeles. Our LA in a Day tour is the only all-day Metro and walking tour of Los Angeles – and the only one on which you’ll see seven different venues of the Oscars Ceremony.
We’ll start your LA in a Day tour in Hollywood (where else) and show you how and why LA became the center of the American entertainment industry. There’s a huge amount of fascinating movie history surrounding the famous Walk of Fame, including the oldest house in Hollywood (where Charlie Chaplin’s kids went to school), the Capitol Records Building, the Egyptian Theater, the Dolby Theater (home of the Oscars) and the TCL Chinese Theater, and you’ll learn about it all.
Next we take the subway to downtown – it’s actually the fastest way to get there. DTLA is the most dynamic part of the city right now and it’s also the biggest historic downtown of any major city in the U.S. The city was founded here in 1781 and it has a huge number of iconic buildings, such as City Hall and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. By this time you’ll be hungry, so we pause your LA in a Day tour for lunch at one of the top food destinations in America, Grand Central Market.
After lunch the tour continues in DTLA, then we head to Santa Monica on the E-Line. It’s a lovely way to travel through the West Side. Once in SaMo we’ll give you a tour of the area (including the famous Santa Monica Pier), before finishing your LA in a Day tour at 3rd Street Promenade, a perfect place to watch the sun set while enjoying cocktails and dinner. By now you’ll have had a real experience of Los Angeles and made some great memories to take home with you.
Our tours can sell out. If you can't make a booking 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.
Logistics & Details
*Cost: $110 pp.
*Walking distance: less than 4 miles over the day.
*Tour finishes 6 pm, Third Street Promenade, near Santa Monica Metro station.
*Travel on Los Angeles Metro during tour included in ticket price.
*We'll show you how to use the LA Metro - the easiest and cheapest mode of transport here.
*We donate $1 for every guest to Climate Cents, a local climate change organization.
*There’s a big range of food options and all types of diet are available (vegan, gluten-free etc).
You can book this as a private tour starting at just $750 for up to 10 guests
This tour is in English. If your English isn’t fluent this may not be the best option for you. Tour available in Spanish and German as private tour ONLY. Email [email protected] to arrange.
Lunch/Snacks are not included.
We recommend ride-sharing or taking the metro to the meeting point, then you don't have to pay $30-40 to park your car all day (if you're driving here).
This is a walking tour and we move at a reasonable pace. If you have mobility issues please book a private tour.
This tour is not recommended for children under 15 y.o.
We never cancel tours in advance due to the weather conditions.
Aim to get to the meeting point 10-15 minutes early. If you’re late you may miss the tour.
Contactless payment for gratuities available, please allow 15-20%.
Full refund or exchange available up to 48 hours before tour start time.
You must book in advance.
Subject to change at our discretion