Archives for April 2016

What Month Has the Best Weather to Visit Los Angeles?

Regarding the weather, when is the best month to visit Los Angeles?  We’re not meteorologists, but as natives or long-time residents, we say ANYTIME. Los Angeles averages under 15 inches of rain a year. Our “rainy” season is typically from December to May.  We even escaped the much-predicted El Nino this year, with the bulk of any moisture staying up in Northern California.  We are fortunate enough though to have had a wee bit of rain which has kept our local mountain ranges nice and green and filled with wild flowers. If you’re about to visit Los Angeles, we are about to enter our yearly marine layer period.  Many first time visitors confuse this with smog. Smog is something completely 

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Hollywood Studio Tours and the Opening of Harry Potter

It’s officially open! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter had their massive star-studded grand opening yesterday, April 7th, 2016. Plan ahead and expect crowds. Obviously, weekdays should be better than weekends. Glitterati Tours is often asked if we have access to get inside the legendary lots to provide studio tours. The answer is no. All the studios that provide tours have their own professional guides and docents. They all do an amazing job, and we’ve listed a few of the most popular studio tours below. We remind guests that once inside the gates of these amazing venues, one doesn’t need a private tour company on standby collecting hourly rates. Again, studio guides take over, and at places like Universal, much 

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Book Your Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Tours Now for Summer

Glitterati Tours just finished up a record breaking Spring Break for Beverly Hills tours and private excursions around Los Angeles.  As a smaller tour company with a #1 rating on TripAdvisor for Activities and Tours, we were swamped with requests.  There was many days in March that we weren’t able to accommodate the large number of last minute requests for private Beverly Hills tours.  A reminder that we work not only with guest referrals, but also VIP agents, travel agents, and of course, our LACA (Los Angeles Concierge Association).  Quite a few bookings come from these 5-star hotels throughout Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, as well as several beach properties down in Santa Monica. While this post is somewhat 

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Greystone Mansion Vintage Bouquet

Never been able to enjoy an intimate look at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills?  Here’s one of the few annual chances to do so — It’s the Vintage Bouquet at Greystone Mansion on Sunday, April 17th, 2016 from 12n-4p. From their official website: The Barristers of the Beverly Hills Bar Association cordially invite you to join us for The 28th Annual VINTAGE BOUQUET™ Food and Wine event on Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills, California. Established in 1988, the event has grown in size and prestige featuring hors d’oeuvres by the area’s top chefs and pouring by California’s premium wineries accompanied by live entertainment and a live and silent auction. 

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