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Los Angeles ‘Stars and Bars’ Tour

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Highlights

  • Explore the pubs, dive bars and restaurants of Hollywood's Golden Age
  • Strike up conversation with locals over a signature drink
  • Sample some of Hollywood’s best street food
  • Chance a meeting with a celebrity ghost, or maybe catch a live celebrity at a Hollywood red carpet event
  • Linger at bars once frequented by Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe and Ernest Hemingway

Overview

Visit famous and infamous Los Angeles bars on this unique tour. Sip your favourite cocktail while you hear Hollywood legends and stories of the great drinkers of yesteryear.

Take an early evening stroll along the “Walk of Fame” and soak up the atmosphere of Old Hollywood at its iconic bars, lounges, speakeasies, and mobster hangouts.

Admire the Art Deco architecture and opulent theatres flanking Hollywood Boulevard, and funky features in the lounges. You may find wonderful carved wood, off-beat décor, and even the odd 45rpm juke box.

This tour is not only a chance to explore the past, it’s also a great opportunity to mix with the locals, or even have a star sighting.

Itinerary

Experience Hollywood’s “Walk of Fame” by taking in the ambiance of its Golden Era bars and learn about the stars that dot Hollywood Boulevard, both literally and figuratively.

The famous and infamous bars along the walk were lunch spots and evening haunts to the celebrities and wannabes of Hollywood's Golden Age, and still appear frequently in film and television. Speakeasies, mobster hangouts and even a “Writer's Room” are the lesser-known histories lodged within these historic hot spots.

Go behind the scenes - behind the beautiful Art Deco facades and bright neon lights--where these bars, lounges and restaurants are host to celebrity lore, ghost stories and maybe even star sightings.

You will stroll the boulevard on foot, stopping into bars of note and admiring iconic buildings along the way. You will enjoy drinks at designated locations and stop to taste some street food along the way.

By the end of our evening, you’ll know where the locals go to eat and drink in Hollywood.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily except Sunday & Monday

Duration

4 hours

Start time

Start time: 5:30pm
Duration: 4 hours

Meeting point

The tour starts at 6801 Hollywood Blvd, NW corner of Hollywood Blvd and Highlands Avenue (in front of GAP clothing store).
Please report at the meeting point 10 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

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Inclusions

  • Transportation in a private van
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • 1 drink (cocktail, wine or beer)

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Additional drinks
  • Food

Do/Dont's

Los Angeles is typically a moderate, comfortable climate, but it can be cool in the late afternoon. Light layers are recommended and comfortable footwear for walking.

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Please note

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.

Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.


Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers, a tip – though not compulsory – is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry in Los Angeles. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this trip.

Guests on this tour must be 21 years or older.

Way to meeting point: Metro Red Line stop Hollywood/Highland. Local bus lines 217, 212, 780. Please see www.metro.net for more information on how to arrive by public transportation.

Parking available in 6801 Hollywood Blvd, entrance on Highland or Orange north of Hollywood Blvd.

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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