Archives for November 2012

Hollywood Movie Star Homes Tour of Beverly Hills and Bel Air

Since Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks took up residence in Beverly Hills, people from around the globe have been fascinated by the homes of celebrities and how these silver screen and small screen icons live.  Sometimes, the movie star homes have become more famous than the residents that occupied them, and streets such as Roxbury with Lucy and Desi, the Gershwins, Rosemary Clooney, and Jimmy Stewart, have become legendary.   Glitterati Tours celebrity and movie stars homes tour of Hollywood, Bel Air and Beverly Hills is one of our most popular sightseeing tours.  Obviously, most of our clients are from out of town and are interested in Hollywood’s old and new movie stars, musicians and sports figures. Frequently, even local real 

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A great day in Los Angeles over the holidays

Coming to Los Angeles in December?  Here’s a full day of recommendations: Stay centered in one of the dozens of wonderful hotels in the Hollywood, West Hollywood, or Beverly Hills areas. Visit the fully decorated Rodeo Drive and The Grove L.A. Take a private guided tour of Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills.  There’s no better way to get a full city perspective and use this as your launching pad for things to do, places to shop, and amazing dining experiences in and around Los Angeles. Catch a show at one of our spectacular venues, such as “Donny and Marie – Christmas in Los Angeles at The Pantages Theatre, December 4th-23rd.  Need a place to eat nearby?  Try Katsuya, Cleo, 

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Villa Blanca in Beverly Hills

How much reality is left on reality TV?  It’s very questionable, but there’s no doubt that Lisa Vanderpump and her husband Ken Todd really are hands-on at their very popular Villa Blanca Restaurant in Beverly Hills.  On one of our recent tours of Hollywood, guests were thrilled to see Ken outside of his restaurant going over the finest of details that help make their place such a hotspot. For fans of RHOBH, Villa Blanca Beverly Hills is a must.

Only Two More Weeks to Catch the Hottest Show in Hollywood

Winner of 9 Tony Awards® including Best Musical! From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of “South Park,” and Robert Lopez, co-creator of “Avenue Q” comes THE BOOK OF MORMON, a new Broadway musical that Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show” describes as, “a crowning achievement, so good it makes me angry” and by Entertainment Weekly as “the funniest musical of all time.” Don’t miss your chance to see what Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls “the best musical of this century.” Contains explicit language. For more information, visit the Pantages Theatre official website:  Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles

The Best Way to Tour Hollywood and Beverly Hills From LAX Los Angeles Airport

Glitterati Tours is one of the few private tour companies in Los Angeles with the permits to access LAX Airport for roundtrip sightseeing tours of Hollywood, Beverly Hills and the beach communities of Santa Monica and Malibu.  Typically, guests with layovers have a limited time to see the city of L.A.  A private tour is the best option.  Obviously, it will be more expensive than a larger group or bus tour of the city, but one is paying for the convenience and the opportunity to fully customize their interests, and get the best perspective of our sprawling metropolis.  We often look at these tours as a sampler platter, and more times than not, guests will be enticed to return and 

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We Are The Number One Ranked Activity In Beverly Hills On Trip Advisor

It’s never easy planning a vacation when so much is left to chance.  Flights, hotels, restaurants and activities are usually booked sight unseen with a giant leap of faith.  Online tools such as Trip Advisor take a lot of the guesswork out of tough decisions.  Glitterati Tours is proud to be part of the Trip Advisor community, and our many satisfied guests have helped make us the number one ranked activity in Beverly Hills. We’re confident you’ll enjoy your tour of Los Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills, but don’t take our word for it…see the reviews from frequent travelers and senior contributors on Trip Advisor’s page for Glitterati Private Tours!

Recent pictures taken during sightseeing tours of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

As natives or long-time residents, even the guides at Glitterati Tours can be so impressed with all-things L.A., that we feel the urge to snap a picture.  Here’s just a few taken during our private tours of Los Angeles, Malibu and Beverly Hills.