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Los Angeles is an entire universe unto itself. But just beyond the city limits are some of California’s premier coastal retreats, sun-soaked towns, theme parks, and island escapes. Maximize your SoCal experience on one of these day trips from LA.

Catalina Island
Los Angeles can sometimes feel like a concrete jungle, but just off the coast is Catalina Island, a laid-back seaside community that’s part of the Channel Islands archipelago. Catalina visitors can explore a range of historic architecture, see bountiful marine life, and try numerous activities. You might scout for dolphins and sea lions during a boat tour; explore the heritage of Avalon, the island’s largest city; or soar through the air on a thrilling zipline ride.

Disneyland¼ Resort — 27 miles (43 km) from Los Angeles
Walt Disney’s original theme park, located in the Orange County city of Anaheim, has been delighting kids of all ages since it opened its doors in 1955. Many Los Angeles day tours to this world-famous attraction include round-trip transportation and an admission ticket, allowing visitors plenty of time to enjoy iconic park attractions like the Pirates of the Caribbean ride and themed areas including Main Street, U.S.A. Other tours offer flexible pick-and-choose options with access to Disney California Adventure¼ Park next door.

Santa Barbara — 95 miles (153 km) from Los Angeles
The coastal city of Santa Barbara makes for a surprisingly convenient day trip that feels worlds away from busy LA. Many Santa Barbara visitors head to see the city’s historic Spanish Mission-style architecture and scenic harbor before continuing to the Danish-themed city of Solvang, and then head north to explore the sprawling Hearst Castle.

San Diego — 120 miles (193 km) from Los Angeles
San Diego, located about two hours south of Los Angeles, is a perfect day trip companion to your Los Angeles visit. Boasting an incredible collection of attractions—the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Legoland California, tasty craft breweries, sprawling Pacific beaches, and historic sights like the USS Midway aircraft carrier and Hotel Del Coronado—San Diego offers plenty of fun-filled options for day-trippers.
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
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Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More

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From the Hollywood sign to the celebrity mansions of Beverly Hills, Los Angles is so full of iconic sights it can be tricky to see them all. This guided tour seamlessly transports you by coach to all of the city's top attractions—from Santa Monica Pier to the Sunset Strip—so that you don't need to worry about missing a thing.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Santa Barbara, Solvang and Hearst Castle Day Trip from Los Angeles

Santa Barbara, Solvang and Hearst Castle Day Trip from Los Angeles

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Explore the incredible scenery and fascinating history along the Southern and Central California coast on this 12-hour day trip from Los Angeles. Enjoy one of the world’s most picturesque oceanfront drives as you head north, stopping first at Santa Barbara to visit its harbor, gorgeous beaches and historic Spanish Mission. Then see Solvang, a Danish-themed town near Santa Barbara. Finish the day with a visit at the sprawling Hearst Castle, constructed by famed publisher William Randolph Hearst. Your California coastal day trip also includes coach transport, live on-board commentary and Hearst Castle admission.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
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Private Full Day Tour of LA: Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Venice
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Private Full Day Tour of LA: Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Venice

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Ideal for visitors with a limited amount of time in the city, this tour allows you to see the highlights of Los Angeles in a single day. Visit the Hollywood Walk of Fame, get a good view of the “Hollywood” sign, cruise Rodeo Drive, walk on the Santa Monica Pier, and much more. A private guide picks you up and returns you to your hotel or Airbnb and offers insight about the city throughout the day.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Grand City Tour of Los Angeles

Grand City Tour of Los Angeles

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Get an in-depth introduction to Los Angeles on this grand city tour. Ideal for first-time visitors and those with limited time, the tours start in downtown Los Angeles then continues to Hollywood, the Sunset Strip, Rodeo Drive, and Beverly Hills.
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  • 5 hours
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San Diego Day Trip from Los Angeles

San Diego Day Trip from Los Angeles

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Discover the sun-drenched city of San Diego on a one day trip from Los Angeles, spending 13 hours exploring the city's top historic and scenic sights. Check out the coastal area of La Jolla, step on board the aircraft carrier USS Midway and explore the beautiful surroundings of Coronado Island. You'll also have time to wander through the Old Town of San Diego and shop for souvenirs at the Bazaar Del Mundo, a market offering goods from around the world. This Los Angeles to San Diego excursion also includes coach transport and live commentary during your visit.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
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The Best of LA Tour from Anaheim or LA: Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Beaches

The Best of LA Tour from Anaheim or LA: Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Beaches

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Explore Hollywood, Los Angeles, and beyond on this all-day guided excursion from Anaheim, downtown L.A., or North Hollywood. After a convenient hotel pickup, head out with a knowledgeable guide and experience classic sites and neighborhoods like the Hollywood Sign and the Walk of Fame, Memorial Coliseum, Griffith Observatory, Venice Beach, and Santa Monica Pier.
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  • 10 hours
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Los Angeles Highlights Full-Day Guided Tour

Los Angeles Highlights Full-Day Guided Tour

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Explore one of America’s coolest cities on a highlights tour of Los Angeles. During this 7-hour tour, visit cool neighborhoods such as Venice Beach, Hollywood, and Santa Monica as well as iconic landmarks like the Chinese Theater and the Hollywood Sign. Drive around the ‘City of Angels’ in an air-conditioned coach and listen to live commentary on board from your guide.
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  • 7 hours
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Private Luxurious Tour of Los Angeles
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Private Luxurious Tour of Los Angeles

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Experience Los Angeles in style and sophistication on a private tour, ideal for travelers seeking a personalized experience. During this custom tour, tick off iconic LA sights such as Venice Beach, the Hollywood Sign, Santa Monica Beach and Pier, Sunset Strip, and many more. Amend your itinerary according to your preferences and stop for as long or as little as you like at iconic Los Angeles landmarks. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 6 hours
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VIP Hollywood and Beverly Hills Day Tour
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VIP Hollywood and Beverly Hills Day Tour

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Have Fun Tours has been in business for over 12 years. As native Californians, we have extensive knowledge of local tourist spots and hidden gems. We leverage our familiarity with the places where we tour to create a one-of-a-kind VIP experience for you and your loved ones. We tap into our network of reputable companies, popular theme parks, and influential people in Hollywood and surrounding areas to provide you with exclusive travel deals. Aside from public tours, we offer special private trips that feature once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. We always come up with new ways to design tours that match your thirst for adventure. With the Hollywood Tour, the coup d'etat is our stop by the live outdoor taping of a TV show, Access Hollywood, hosted by our dear friend, Mario Lopez. This is limited to Wednesdays through the end of the year until January 1, 2020 when it will be available M - F. We also offer SPANISH speaking tours.
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  • 8 hours
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Optional Upgrades
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Optional Upgrades

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Spend a day in paradise on this day trip to Catalina Island off the coast of Los Angeles. After a smooth 1-hour ferry ride to the island, you will have free time to explore the island, or select one of the upgrade options which include a zipline tour, an undersea adventure, a scenic tour of Avalon or an ocean runner adventure!
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  • 8 to 12 hours
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Perfect 5 œ Hour LA & Hollywood Tour from Santa Monica

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Perfect 5 œ Hour LA & Hollywood Tour from Santa Monica

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Visit many of Los Angeles’s highlights and landmarks on one fun and convenient outing. Learn about LA history and culture—its historic filming locations and crime scenes, celebrity homes and trendy restaurants—from a narrator as you traverse the city in a convertible bus. Stop at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, a farmer's market for lunch, and the Hollywood Sign on this easy and affordable tour.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Half Day Hollywood and Beverly Hills Tour

Half Day Hollywood and Beverly Hills Tour

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Enjoy this unique experience in a luxury vehicle. Board at a convenient Hollywood location and enjoy a fun sightseeing tour of the Hollywood area, including a stop on Beverly Hills where you can enjoy sightseeing and taking photographs.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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DeLuxe Los Angeles Private Tour

DeLuxe Los Angeles Private Tour

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Touring a city in a large group often brings the hassle of waiting around for people and going to places of little interest. This private guided tour of Los Angeles is exclusively for you and your party and takes you to all of the city's top sights, from Hollywood to Santa Monica, and Malibu, and to only the places you are interested in.
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  • 9 hours
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Private Full Day Tour of Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Beaches

Private Full Day Tour of Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Beaches

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Experience our city in the most exclusive way you can. With the #1 guest-rated private tour company on TripAdvisor. From pick up at your hotel/rental, we show you all the iconic sights in our city, including the BEST VIEW of the Hollywood Sign, Rodeo Dr., Santa Monica, Venice and Hollywood. From soft drinks to phone chargers, we leave nothing to chance. Our impassioned desire is to leave you with a collection of wonderfully fun, life-long memories of our fascinating city. Our guides take tremendous pride in making friends every time they guide a family through our city and they glow often when our client's feedback is filled with compliments calling them, fun, creative, attentive or simply amazing. As the #1 private tour company in the city, our goal is to provide an experience, not just a tour. But do not take our word for it, take a look at our amazing reviews! Book now as our tours tend to sell out!
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Undersea Adventure
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Undersea Adventure

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Spend a day on Catalina Island off the coast of Los Angeles. After pick-up from your hotel, you'll enjoy a smooth 1-hour ferry ride to the island where you will have free time to explore the island and also enjoy a 45-minute undersea adventure and discover Catalina's abundant sea life!
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  • 12 hours
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Hollywood and Celebrity Homes Bus Tour

Hollywood and Celebrity Homes Bus Tour

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Take an open-air bus tour through Hollywood and Beverly Hills and explore some of the area’s landmarks and celebrity homes. See famous landmarks such as the Hollywood Sign, the Walk of Fame, and the Chinese Theatre. Keep an eye out for celebrity sightings as you drive through Beverly Hills and view the homes of Tom Cruise, Taylor Swift, Leonardo DiCaprio and many more.
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  • 2 hours
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Shared 3 Hours Los Angeles VIP Tour

Shared 3 Hours Los Angeles VIP Tour

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This is not your usual scripted tour. In contrast, it is customized and peppered with discussions about Los Angeles culture and history. By the end of this tour, you will have all the "Must Have" LA pictures, make friends with LA locals, and have a very big smile on your face! During the trip, you will have 3-4 actual stops at the most iconic locations throughout the city, and get the best photo opportunities as well as the stories behind the places by your own local tour guide. We will cruise through the mountains for the BEST outlook points like Mulholland Dr, make a stop at the HOLLYWOOD SIGN (SUPER CLOSE), and jump out at famous Palm Trees' Street. Also, we will see the American Film Academy, where hundreds of blockbusters (X-Men, Batman, SpiderMan, Rush Hour...) were shot and explore the hidden gems of Sunset Strip, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Dr, AND MORE... Perfect for solo, couples, families, or groups of up to 8 people.
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  • 3 hours
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Palm Springs and Outlet Shopping Day Trip from Los Angeles

Palm Springs and Outlet Shopping Day Trip from Los Angeles

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Discover all that Palm Springs has to offer, including stunning desert scenery, luxe celebrity homes and high-end shopping, during this 12-hour day trip from Los Angeles. Ascend into the mountains above town on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, enjoying the amazing landscape below. Then check out the unique flora and fauna at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Finish your day by admiring the exclusive celebrity homes along El Paseo and search for a few designer bargains at the Desert Hills Premium Outlets. Your trip also includes transport by air-conditioned coach, a guide, Palm Springs city tour, and entrance fees.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
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Sightseeing Tour of Los Angeles from LAX Hotels

Sightseeing Tour of Los Angeles from LAX Hotels

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Spend a full day exploring some of Los Angeles’ best attractions on this guided sightseeing tour from the LAX area.  Visit key landmarks such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Griffith Park Observatory, and the Hollywood Sign as you listen to informative commentary from your guide. Take in the scenery of Venice and Santa Monica beaches and capture beautiful memories throughout the day. 
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  • 8 hours
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LA in a Day Tour

LA in a Day Tour

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Los Angeles is a sprawling city, with its top attractions spread far and wide. With this tour, pack in three city neighborhoods—Hollywood, Downtown, and Santa Monica—in one day. Avoid cramped tour buses and generic commentary, and get a more intimate view of LA by exploring at street level in the company of a guide.
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  • 8 hours
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Discover Avalon Scenic Tour
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Los Angeles with Discover Avalon Scenic Tour

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Enjoy a day out on beautiful Catalina Island, just a smooth 1-hour ferry ride off the coast of Long Beach. After you arrive, you will join a scenic tour of the main city, Avalon and see the amazing views from the hilltop! You will also have free time to explore the town of Avalon, with it's unique one of a kind shops, restaurants and more. Max group size is 9 travelers.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
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Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Day Tour from Los Angeles
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Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Day Tour from Los Angeles

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Get a true taste of the world famous California wines. During our tour you will discover of the true beauty of the Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez wine country. Stop at the Vincent winery to enjoy to sipping wine in vineyard natural surroundings. On the way enjoy your visit to Solvang - Danish Capital of USA, beautiful scenery of the Pacific Ocean, Lake Cachuma and Los Padres National forest.
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  • 8 hours
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The Ultimate Los Angeles Bike Tour

The Ultimate Los Angeles Bike Tour

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Get an intimate look at the diverse neighborhoods of LA during this small-group cycling exploration. Join a group of no more than 10 riders for a 32-mile (51-kilometer) adventure through areas like West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Bel-Air, and Beverly Hills, listening to insightful and entertaining stories from your guide as you cycle. During the trip, you’ll also stop in Venice Beach, where you can buy lunch, and take a guided walking tour of historic Greystone Mansion. A hybrid road bike, safety equipment, and bottled water are also included.
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  • 6 hours
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Instagram Walls of LA with Film Studio Artist

Instagram Walls of LA with Film Studio Artist

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A guided tour by a Warner Brothers Studio Artist to see and pose by the BEST Instagram Walls and Art in Los Angeles. This personalized tour is a small group of 1-5 people. Learn Hollywood back stories by a guide that grew up on the back lots, painted the sets at the Movie Studios as an adult and a professional game show contestant. Fun times like no other plus photos to make your friends jealous. What fun!! Come have the time of your life!!
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  • 5 hours
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