Los Angeles Halloween Attractions

Los Angeles Halloween Attractions Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Universal Studios Hollywood promises their scariest Halloween experiences ever with 8 terrifying mazes. Witness the many nightmares of American Horror Story: Roanoke, a tribute maze to Stanley Kubrick’s, The Shining, the frightening world of The Walking Dead on AMC, The Horrors of Blumhouse with The Purge, Happy Death Day and Sinister, the supernatural realm of Insidious: Beyond the Further, Ash vs Evil Dead, and of course, a collection of SAW references return with The Games of Jigsaw. There’s also the Terror Tram, the new Jabbawockeez Show, plenty of rides, and scare zones. Paramount Studios One of the more intimate experiences can be had at the legendary Paramount Studios. They have 

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Los Angeles Activities for Fall

Los Angeles Activities for Fall Months of September and October As we wrap up summer, we start by sending thanks to our many visitors throughout the busy months of June, July and August. We posted a few times about the mystery of what the season would bring, but we are pleased to have been sold out most days during our busiest period of the year. We greeted guests from the U.S., Canada, Ghana, Greece, Italy, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Spain, France, Mexico, Ireland, Ukraine, UAE, New Zealand, and dozens of other countries. We might see tourism slow down a bit during September-November, before we pick right back up again for the holiday season. The next 

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Most Popular Studio Tours in Hollywood and Los Angeles

Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills often gets asked if we do studio tours of Hollywood and Los Angeles.  Yes, and no.  We never have access past the gates of these legendary movie and television creative machines.  We do have a tour called “Whirlwind LA, plus Studios.”  This tour gives guests a wonderful city perspective of Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and puts an extra emphasis on the history of the famous star machines in the birth of the Hollywood movie industry.  This includes the independent studios where Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Mary Pickford, Harold Lloyd and Douglas Fairbanks kicked off their careers. With television threatening the movie industry in the 50’s, we also include famous studios like Desilu, with 

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Discounted Private Los Angeles Tours From Select Hotels

Discounted private Los Angeles Tours now through February 28th, 2017 from select hotels in West Hollywood, Los Angeles and Beverly Hills — 15% off listed rates! Glitterati Tours is proud to work with many of the most luxurious, trendy and hip hotels throughout Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills.  Looking for accommodations while in our city?  Check out some of our favorites including The Bel Air Hotel, The London West Hollywood Hotel, The W Hollywood Hotel, Viceroy L’Ermitage Hotel, The Montage Beverly Hills, The SLS Los Angeles, The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, The Mondrian, Loews Hollywood, and the legendary Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.  The concierge desks at these hotels are all phenomenal.  They’ll go above and beyond to 

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Things To Do When It Rains in Los Angeles

Glitterati Tours and concierges throughout the city hear this phrase rarely, but it’s, “we need things to do when it rains in Los Angeles.”  It’s rare, because until just recently, we were going on our 6th year of drought conditions.  Our beautiful Santa Monica and San Garbriel Mountain Ranges, were locked in a brownish color for years. We were far below our already low average of about 14 inches per year… 5 years running.  Even cities like Beverly Hills cut the sprinklers, and their normal bright green medians along Sunset Boulevard turned to dead grass and dust.  There was even a hunt for someone dubbed the Wet Prince of Bel Air, who used 11.8 million gallons of water in a 

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Halloween in Hollywood and Los Angeles

We are just 2 days away from October 1st, which means we officially kick Halloween in Hollywood and Los Angeles into full gear.  We drink spiced pumpkin lattes at Starbucks, we eat everything with the word pumpkin thrown into its title at Trader Joe’s, and we trek to Urth Caffe on Melrose, Main Street in Santa Monica, and Beverly in Beverly Hills for the best darn pumpkin pie on Urth! Glitterati Tours of L.A. offers up our “Underbelly LA” tour, which covers all the famous murder sites,  death scenes and scandals known the world over.  This tour also includes the famous shooting locations of horror classics Halloween and Nightmare on Elm Street!  For fans of American Horror Story, we can even 

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Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights

Glitterati Tours of LA wants visitors to know that the first two nights of Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights completely sold out.  Don’t miss this annual event running through November 5th. Every event night, the terror runs from 7PM-2AM.  Most weeks, the Halloween Horror Nights happen Thursday-Sunday.  Buying tickets online in advance could save visitors up to $25 with general admission which ends up at about $65.  Front of the line passes are approximately $169, and they even have day/night passes for after 2pm available.  This would allow guests to take in the rest of the park, and enjoy attractions like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, as well as the always popular studio tour tram ride. Halloween Horror 

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Restaurants, Hotels, and Things to Do During Summer Visit to L.A.

Planning a summer visit to L.A.?  Check out Glitterati Tours “LA Info” tab for direct links to hotels, restaurants, and things to do in our fantastic city. Amazing restaurants are popping up all over and we do our best to keep our website updated on the latest offerings.  We also try to personally hit as many as our diets and wallets will allow us to, in order to share our favorites with visitors to our city. One major change for a visitor’s summer visit to L.A., is the recent opening of Harry Potter.  Universal Studios Hollywood recently rolled out the red carpet for The Los Angeles Concierge Association and its sponsors, and we got to take in the Wizarding World 

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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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