Summer Weather in Los Angeles

It’s about to get hot.  In the next few days, weather in Los Angeles will heat up to over 100 degrees. That’s 38 degrees celsius for many of our international travelers.  While it’s going to be warm here, our neighboring Palm Springs (about 2 hours east) will hit a staggering 120 degrees.  Typically our heat is dry, but some clouds are predicted, so it can be a bit muggy with the humidity, but nothing compared to areas typically warm and humid like New York, Hawaii and Florida. This current forecast is somewhat rare for June, but can be the norm in July, August and September. What to do on a hot weather day in Los Angeles?  If your hotel or 

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Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills Website and L.A. Info

The Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills website is loaded with fantastic information.  We do our best to keep up with the most current information on hotels, restaurants and things to do for a visitor to Los Angeles.  As we quickly approach our busiest season of July and August, our goal will remain the same…offer the best personalized service for an L.A. tour company.  This is the reason why we were once again rewarded with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for our 5th straight year. We understand visitors sometimes need immediate tour answers and availability to help coordinate their stay in our city and we will continue to man our phone lines and emails with the quickest response time possible. If 

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L.A. Pride in West Hollywood June 10-12, 2016

L.A. Pride takes place next weekend in West Hollywood, California, June 10th-12th, 2016.  The pride parade will happen on Sunday starting at 11AM, and runs along Santa Monica Boulevard between Crescent Heights and Robertson Boulevard.  Get there early, for parking will be a nightmare.  Restaurants along the route will be serving up brunch, Bloody Mary’s and mimosas.  Parallel side streets such as Melrose Avenue and Sunset Boulevard are completely walkable. View the official L.A. West Hollywood Pride website for a line up of special guests and performers, that includes Carly Rae Jepsen. At the time of posting this blog, the nearby hip and luxurious London Hotel West Hollywood Hotel on Sunset (which is staggering distance to Santa Monica Boulevard) does have a handful 

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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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Glitterati Tours Introduces Gay Friendly L.A. for Visitors

Along with our L.A. INFO page, Glitterati Tours has added a gay friendly L.A. page on our website for travelers. Here, one can find information on bars, restaurants, hotels, shopping and Pride updates for L.A. and surrounding communities.  It covers the neighborhoods of West Hollywood (BoysTown), Silverlake and gay friendly L.A. in our Downtown area. When in town, one must visit the world-famous Abbey.  Soon, this bar will once again expand with an addition called The Abbey Chapel.  The Abbey is enormous with go-go boys and girls on most nights.  This bar and restaurant welcomes all, and is a favorite of celebrities.  Lady Gaga, Christine Aguilera, Sarah Jessica Parker and the The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills all party here and 

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Hollywood Bowl 2016 Calendar

The Hollywood Bowl 2016 calendar promises to have something for everyone.  Whether you’re a local or a tourist, the Bowl is a must-visit venue.  It really doesn’t matter who’s performing…it’s more about enjoying a warm summer Southern California night with 18,000 other music lovers.  It’s one of the few venues that allows guests on most nights to bring in their picnic baskets, wine and beverages.  There’s even off-site areas with tables to set up your feast. As always, take one of the many shuttles to the Hollywood Bowl, or walk if possible.  There is stacked parking, and it’s not recommended to get stuck in this jam of vehicles, especially after the show.  There are local businesses that open up their 

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Los Angeles and Hollywood St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

Time is flying by with Valentines Day 2016 just behind us.  What’s next?  Hollywood St. Patrick’s Day festivities.  Following are some of the favorite activities for Thursday, March 17th, 2016: Enjoy the traditional corned beef and cabbage with all the extras at Magee’s Kitchen located in The Original Farmers Market Los Angeles: THE original Market restaurant– when farmers first parked trucks at Farmers Market, Blanche Magee thought they might like to have lunch, so she filled a picnic hamper and started feeding them. Today, folks still line up for outstanding roast or corned beef, tempting turkey and marvelous ham platters. Magee’s horseradish is homemade and fantastic, too, and the cole slaw is equally good. From Magee’s one can walk to 

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See Your Favorite Stars at PaleyFest Los Angeles

See and possibly meet stars from your favorite shows at PaleyFest Los Angeles.  This years event takes place March 11-20, 2016 at The Dolby Theatre. From the Paley Center for Media: The Paley Center for Media, with locations in Los Angeles and New York, leads the discussion about the creative, cultural, and social significance of radio, television, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public. Other than this special presentation , the Paley Center has numerous events for the public and is located steps from Rodeo Drive at 465 N. Beverly Drive in the heart of Beverly Hills. This years event covers shows like Empire, Better Call Saul, Scream Queens, Black-ish, Supergirl, Scandal, The Big Bang Theory, Fear 

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L.A. Forecast Through Valentines Day and Los Angeles Marathon

Where is El Nino?!  Certainly not in Southern California.  The L.A. forecast for the next 10 days shows zero precipitation.  In fact, everyday will top out into the high 70’s or low 80’s.  This takes us through this Sunday’s big Super Bowl game, and of course, Valentines Day and our Los Angeles Marathon on February 14th, 2016. With no rain, it’s the perfect time to take a Glitterati Tours tour of Los Angeles and watch the sun light up our palm trees.  With no cloud cover, look for picture-perfect views of our Hollywood Sign, and perhaps even a view of the Pacific Ocean from the peaks above Beverly Hills and L.A. The runners participating in the Los Angeles Marathon, will 

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What We Do at Glitterati Private Tours of L.A. and Beverly Hills

Glitterati Tours of Hollywood and Beverly Hills is proud to be the #1 of 10 Activities and Tours in Beverly Hills on TripAdvisor.  We work hard for this reputation and are passionate about showing off our incredible city to visitors.  Glitterati Tours covers Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Malibu, and Venice Beach.  Glitterati Tours has streamlined our offerings to include what most guests want in terms of Los Angeles sightseeing.   Why not other areas in Southern California?  Because, if we know it, we show it!  We’ve got our hands full covering the real estate, scandals, gossip, moving and shaking, history, and constant updates on all-things-L.A. We don’t venture off into Santa Barbara, San Diego or Palm Springs. 

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