Los Angeles Area Hotels

Always one of the biggest questions for someone coming to our city is about lodging at Los Angeles area hotels and where to stay.  There’s no easy answer, but looking at maps prior to your visit can certainly help in the decision making process.  We remind visitors that Los Angeles is a gigantic city.  On top of that, there are many cities within the city.  They include places like Santa Monica, Malibu and West Hollywood. Downtown Los Angeles is growing in their many offerings with food and culture.  Here, you’ll be close to the convention center, Grand Park, Union Station, L.A. Live and The Staples Center. A few hotels in this area include The Intercontinental, Nomad Hotel, and The Ace Hotel. 

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CicLAvia Meet The Hollywoods

Los Angeles is incredible with its hustle and bustle. While this is great for pumping out entertainment, often times the traffic it brings is not. Try driving around anytime between 7 to 9 in the morning and 5 to 7 in the evening. It gets crazy but you can’t beat the city so we all seem to put up with it. While Metro stations are popping up and being built to hopefully improve the traffic flow, they are doing some great events for the community in the meantime, and on August 18th you can enjoy one! CivLAvia is an event in partnership with Metro that gets the cars off the streets and people walking around exploring. CivLAvia Meet The Hollywoods 

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The Best Private Tours for Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

What is the best private tour company for Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Los Angeles?  We may be a bit partial, but we’re gonna say it’s the team here at Glitterati Tours.  We’ve been in business now for just over a decade.  In that time, the dedicated and passionate guides have put us on the radar of international and domestic travel agents, as well as making us the go-to top choice for many of the 5-star hotel concierge desks here locally. Don’t just take our word for it.  Look us up online, and check out a handful of the top review sites.  We are proud of our status as being the #1 Tour Company on TripAdvisor for Beverly Hills. In fact, 

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Where To See Christmas and Holiday Lights in LA

Where To See Christmas and Holiday Lights in LA? The easy answer is everywhere! If you’re looking to make it more of a family-friendly event and destination look into: LA Zoo Lights. It happens between now and January 6th, 2019.  This nighttime journey includes a twinkling tunnel, illuminated snowflakes, colorful projections, a herd of animated elephants, and a disco ball forest. There’s even glow dancers and stilt-walkers.  On hand, you can even see live reindeer and have questions answered from professional reindeer keepers.  Santa will also be there on select night for photo ops. Descanso Gardens Enchanted Forest of Lights Just north of Los Angeles, sits the community of La Canada Flintridge.  In the gardens, take a one-mile walk through unique outdoor 

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Where Are The Fires in California?

First, thank you to the dozens of past guests, and the domestic and international travel agents that have reached out to check on our safety during the fires.  Fortunately, we are safe, and our heart goes out to those in the affected areas.  No major fires have hit the general Hollywood or Beverly Hills areas.  When one sees the news, it can look like the whole state is up in flames. This time of year is typically fire season in California.  It’s when the brush in the hills and mountains are at their driest, and when the Santa Ana winds can kick up.  In fact, last year at about this same time (and into December) California had the Skirball Fire, 

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L.A. Museum of Selfies

Attention all Instagrammers and influencers! Hollywood just got a little more exciting for you!  In just 11 short days, the ​L.A. Museum of Selfies​ is opening up in the heart of the entertainment world. We know what you’re thinking. A museum? For selfies? Don’t worry, it’s not what you think and stop running to find the best light to see if you can get your own submission on display. This museum isn’t just of selfies, it’s about them. The interactive exhibits enable guests to learn and see how selfies began. Through art, history, technology and culture, the museum shows us how we got to this phenomenon of selfies — how it got started, and why it’s sticking. Parents and those 

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Celebrity Homes Tours and Sightings in Beverly Hills

CELEBRITY HOMES TOURS AND SIGHTINGS IN BEVERLY HILLS AND HOLLYWOOD _______________________________________ When traveling to different cities and countries, everyone has their own personal bucket list to check off.  In Italy, it may be the canals of Venice, that leaning tower in Pisa, the statue of David, the Coliseum, or dining on great pizza and wine…among 1000’s of other amazing experiences and venues throughout the country. We’re in Los Angeles, and so much of what we do focuses around the celebrity history that helped build our city. It could be the legendary studios where they worked, the homes where they lived, the places they frequent for partying and dining, the locations they died, and ultimately—the places where they are laid to rest. 

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Healthy Hollywood Summer Treats

We live in the age of dietary restrictions. Whether you are battling an intolerance, trying to fix your “leaky gut,” or just trying to step up your health game, it can be hard to find a dessert that is cool, sweet, and good for the entire family. Luckily for Angelenos, our city is filled with innovative foodies that are finding ways to make cool treats and healthy eats that actually taste good! This past week I had a few friends in town who have some pretty crazy dietary restrictions. Between my Celiac, her lactose intolerance / FODMAP, and his SIBO diet, it was hard to find something we could all enjoy together. Cut to an unexpected find as we were 

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Hollywood Bowl 2018 Season

The Hollywood Bowl is up and at again for their 2018 season, and tickets are now on sale for all of their upcoming events for this Spring and Summer season. The Hollywood Bowl line-up is always one of variety, and there is something for everyone. This year is no exception with shows from Annie the Musical, to viewings of the original Star Wars with a live orchestra! Sprinkle in some Diana Ross, Kevin Hart, and Sing-a-Longs of some of America’s favorite movie musicals (think Grease and Sound of Music!) As always the L.A. Philharmonic will be playing throughout with some of the great conductors of our age. If the amazing entertainment isn’t already fantastic enough, remember that you can bring 

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Batman Exhibit at Hollywood Museum

Batman Exhibit at The Hollywood Museum _____________________ There’s a handful of popular museums near the corner of Hollywood and Highland.  You’ve got Madame Tussauds, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Musuem, Guinness World Records Museum, The Hollywood Wax Museum, The Museum of Broken Relationships and even The Museum of Death (about ½ mile down Hollywood Boulevard).  One of our favorites and certainly of our guests, is The Hollywood Museum. The Hollywood Museum is located in the historic Max Factor Building.  It’s where Max made up the leading ladies with the latest and greatest in hair and makeup.  Joan, Bette, Marilyn and Lucy all spent time in his chairs.  See all the incredible screen history here with real props, sets, and costumes. 

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