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Tour Stories

Fun stories from the road & useful info for Los Angeles travelers

The History Of The Original Farmer’s Market

The History Of The Original Farmer’s Market

The Original Farmer’s Market has stood proudly on 3rd and Fairfax in the greater Los Angeles area for nearly 100 years. Sitting adjacent to The Grove mall, The Farmer’s Market boasts nearly 100 vendors and is touted as the most popular shopping & eating area in...

The History of Chinatown in Los Angeles

The History of Chinatown in Los Angeles

Chinatown is a living, breathing & bustling section of Los Angeles. It has frequently appeared as a backdrop to some of Hollywood’s greatest films (think Rush Hour starring Jackie Chan & Chris Tucker, among others), and visitors to the city of LA should most...

All About The *NEW* Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

All About The *NEW* Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Finally, after much delay, The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is open for business! After nearly 500 million dollars in expense, this museum boasts being the first and only of its kind in America, and the largest museum ever with a focus on film and its impact on...

The History of Rodeo Drive

The History of Rodeo Drive

Rodeo Drive is perhaps the most famous shopping district in all of the world. Currently featuring 75 of the most exclusive boutique stores from only the most renowned fashion artists, Rodeo Drive is right up there with Disneyland when it comes to tourism in Los...

The La Brea Tar Pits & George C. Page Museum

The La Brea Tar Pits & George C. Page Museum

Large pits of bubbling, oozing tar aren't exactly what you'd expect to find along the Miracle Mile in the center of the metropolis that is Los Angeles, but... Well, you will. The La Brea Tar Pits are a living, breathing excavation and research site designed to be as...

Los Angeles Museum Crawl: Petersen Automotive Museum

Los Angeles Museum Crawl: Petersen Automotive Museum

Robert Petersen, the founder of Hot Rod Magazine and the most acclaimed automotive museum in the world (The Petersen), has very extensive ties with Hollywood and the film industry. In fact, he got his start in Los Angeles working for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) as a...