September Things to Do in Los Angeles

September Things to Do in Los Angeles Summer is slowly on the way out the door — even though temperatures hit near record highs in Los Angeles today.  Some of the best months to come to the city are September and October.  Schools are back in session, there is less traffic, and the famous landmarks around Hollywood and Beverly Hills are less-crowded. Of course, there’s also the must-see spots during your stay.  For museum lovers, make your way to The Getty Center in Brentwood, The Getty Villa in Malibu, The Broad in Downtown Los Angeles, LACMA, MOCA, The Griffith Park Observatory, The Petersen Automotive Museum and The La Brea Tar Pits. For shoppers, hit The Grove LA, The Farmers Market, 

Read More

Kid Friendly Los Angeles Things to Do

It’s summer and that means more family vacations, and a need to keep the kids happy and engaged.  Kid friendly Los Angeles things to do are too numerous to mention here.  But we’ll do our best to throw out a handful of great ideas: Kids typically don’t like shopping, but with a spot like The Grove and The Original Farmers Market, you can disguise your shopping with great visuals and entertainment.  Just walking through the Farmers Market alone will have your child’s full attention, for there are candy shops, fudge makers, ice cream shops, and donuts.  Of course, you’ll have to eat first, so there’s over 100 different kiosks offering up everything you can imagine.  At The Grove, look for 

Read More

Flutter Experience Los Angeles

Look but don’t touch seems to be the motto at most museums, but the Los Angeles “The Flutter Experience” is changing the age old saying in the best ways. Instead of displaying art only to be admired from afar, they have curated an exhibition that is meant to be immersive, interactive, and best of all…meant to spread happiness and brighten your day. The Flutter Experience Los Angeles was built on the idea that going to a museum can have a positive effect on anyone’s mental state. Their goal as stated on their website is to engage people to engage and be inspired by art. The whole exhibit is filled with contemporary art that was created solely to be directly interacted 

Read More

Things To Do When In LA For The Rose Bowl

Glitterati Tours welcomes The Ohio State Buckeyes and The Washington Huskies to Los Angeles and Pasadena for The 105th Annual Rose Bowl game on January 1st, 2019! If nothing else, look forward to our weather and soaking up some sunshine.  Currently it’s hovering around 30 degrees in Seattle, and about 40 degrees in Columbus.  L.A. is a perfect 70 degrees.  But, there’s so much more. There are endless things to do when in LA for The Rose Bowl.  Obviously, this should include the Rose Parade along Colorado Boulevard before the big game. Plan ahead, and make the most out your time in the city. First, a little on logistics.  Pasadena is part of Los Angeles County.  It’s about 15 minutes 

Read More

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. 

Read More

Museum of Failure Los Angeles

Museum of Failure Now in Los Angeles __________________________ Good news. Los Angeles currently has a pop up museum where you can see great “artifacts” of the past such as the Ford Edsel, the Teleguide, the Itera bicycle, and the Twitter Peak. Wait. Having trouble knowing what these are? It could be because they are all fails from some of the top companies around the world. Yes, Los Angeles has a museum in town highlighting some of the biggest failure products created all over the world. The Museum of Failure is brought to town via the world tour debut from its original home, Helsingborg, Sweden. While you have the chance to see some hilarious and interesting products that may make you 

Read More

Car Show in Beverly Hills

If you’re reading this now, you may have just missed the Concours d’Elegance car show in Beverly Hills at Greystone Mansion this past Sunday.  It’s not too late to prepare for the granddaddy of all car shows in Beverly Hills, as Rodeo Drive completely closes down on Sunday, June 18th, 2017 for a Father’s Day special event not to be missed. Concours d’Elegance Beverly Hills is a free event, and has something for the entire family (of car lovers).  When one hears of ANYTHING free in Beverly Hills…jump on it.  Each year, Concours will have a theme that will provide the ultimate in cars and motorcycles in their selected categories.  Who knows, one may even see Jay Leno showing off 

Read More

Summer Things to do in Los Angeles

There are countless summer things to do in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.  It’s only April 23rd, and it actually feels like summer at a cozy 84 degrees.  Come July, August and September, look for spikes in heat up to 100F or 38C.  Keep this in mind when planning out your days.  If it helps, it’s usually a dry desert heat, as opposed to a humid sticky kind of hot. Here’s a handful of ideas, both inside and outside for summer things to do in Los Angeles: Take a Hike:  Yes, this can be done in summer.  It’s actually a very popular time to take in the outdoors.  Just bring plenty of water, and sunscreen…and keep you eyes 

Read More

Booking Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Tours For Summer

We remind guests all the time to book Los Angeles and Beverly Hills tours early, and prior to getting to our city.  Typically, June can be a little slower before the rush of July and August summer vacationers, but not this year.  We exit June with a full calendar–it’s been pretty solid for the last 3 weeks.  We’ve seen guests from India, the U.K., Australia, Sweden, Belgium, Brazil, Spain, Nigeria, China, Japan, Russia, and of course the United States, taking advantage of our slightly cooler (June Gloom) temperatures. We are a smaller Los Angeles private tour company, and intend to keep it that way.  We can focus on what we do best, and specialize in the details that make Glitterati 

Read More

Los Angeles Welcomes the Rose Bowl Participants

New Years traditions are a big part of the Southern California experience, and Pasadena is our epicenter.  The Rose Bowl game brings tens of thousands of folks to our city, and over a million people enjoy our wonderful Rose Parade. Glitterati Tours congratulates the  No. 2 CFP-ranked Oregon Ducks, and the No. 3 CFP-ranked Florida State Seminoles, champions of the ACC Conference.  They will take center-stage and play in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET), Thursday, January 1, 2015, at the Rose Bowl Stadium. This will also mark the 7th appearance to the Rose Bowl for the Ducks, and the first time for the Seminoles. 

Read More