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Los Angeles is often synonymous with California, home to surfers, movie stars, and reality TV personalities. Yes, those people live here, but so does one of the most diverse populations of people in all of the United States. With Airbnb Experiences, meet the chefs, designers, and nature lovers who are the real insiders on the things to do in Los Angeles. Get to know the locals-approved tacos, hiking trails, and more on tours and activities that reveal the city’s true star power.

Top-rated activities

Hike Runyon Canyon with a rescue dog
A morning hike to stunning city views, in a dog friendly park with our rescue dogs! We will enjoy a nice walk up hiking trails to the top of Runyon Canyon. Fantastic city views, and the perfect view of the Hollywood Sign! As you climb your way up the hill with your new pals in tow, you’ll be exercising and socializing the dogs, and letting locals know they’re up for adoption. You’ll also become a puppy paparazzi and take their photos in front of panoramic backdrops—you can even pose with them with the famous Hollywood sign behind you. Your pictures will then be used to generate interest in the rescue organization, attract potential adopters, and bring in donations that will help further care for and foster the dogs until they find their forever homes. This experience is great for groups and great for teams! We love to host private and corporate groups, and socializing with the dogs is great for team-building! Other things to note: We will be in direct sun, so bring sunscreen and other protective wear. There are no bathrooms in Runyon Canyon. Your friendly dog is welcome to join us! Street parking is very difficult.
The Hollywood Sign Hike & COMEDY Tour
My friends JB, Elko, Jon and I are comedians and actors who have done some work on NBC, ABC, and even Jimmy Kimmel Live! We're just 3 dudes trying to make it in LA. We're gonna tell you approx 3000 jokes (some dad-related) about Los Angeles, ourselves, our experiences in LA, maybe a Justin Bieber story? Also, no one has better dad jokes than us. Not even my own dad. (Sup Dad)! This experience is great for groups, teams, and individual solo travelers. We're about becoming best FRIENDS. At the start, I’m gonna hand you the best tasting WATER in the history of water. All that and we haven even walked yet? INCREDIBLE. From there, we'll have y'all laughing so hard at our jokes and stories that you'll forget that we are hiking up a hill to the Hollywood Sign. Did we just become best friends?? WHAT ABOUT THE PICTURES? We stop at the BEST PHOTO STOPS for your own Cover Shoot. I've designed this hike for Instagram and can GUARANTEE You'll get 10+likes/photo. You’ll receive PROFESSIONAL photos of the sign, the skyline, and scenic panoramas that may break the internet with likes. Other tours take 1-2 pictures. I'll give you 75+ (Best Friend Move). We've been doing this for 5 years and love being the LA ambassadors to the world. Let us be your friend in LA and show you how LA is done by an actual local and not a "tour company."
⭐️Learn to Surf and Get Free Photos
OUR GOAL IS FOR YOU TO HAVE AN EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE SURFING - whether its your first time or you're trying to advance your skills. We'll get suited up in the wetsuits I provide, grab the surfboards (we don't use 'one size fits all' Wavestorm boards - we offer custom boards in a variety of sizes to fit your needs) and head down to the sand. For the first 20-30 minutes we’ll be training on the beach, then it’s 60-80 minutes with an instructor in the ocean. The remaining time is yours to practice your skills and have fun in the water. The classes are taught by myself or one of our great instructors. We usually have the 2nd instructor helping in the water when the group exceeds 6-7 people. We will take photos of you in and out of the water in the last 10-15 minutes of the experience. These are not professional pics but a great memory for you, your friends and family. If you would like pro photos please inquire, we do offer them at an additional fee. If you want to book for kids under 12 yo - please contact me directly for private lessons Your safety is our main priority that is why myself and all of our lead instructors are ISA (International Surfing Association), CPR & First Aid certified, we obtain Water Safety Specialists certificates (surfing instructor safety training) and I also completed 2 Level surf instructors program with ISA. Other things to note We do teach anyone 12 years old and up
Private Mountain Horseback ride
You will start your adventure at Stone Fox Ranch where you will meet our wonderful tribe of animals. We will connect you with a horse based on your weight, energy, and experience level. While we are getting your horse ready, feel free to hang out with our dogs and chickens. We will take a moment to fill out waivers, give you a crash course riding demonstration, and we'll get you mounted and on our way. We'll explore the gorgeous Santa Monica mountains and possibly stumble across a family of deer. The trails are endless in our local mountains with over 8,000 acres of rolling tall-grass plains, oak savannahs and dramatic peaks with an abundance of local flora and fauna. You will certainly enjoy the peacefulness of the mountains with breathtaking panorama views during a guided intimate ride with our happy horses. Other things to note Please be on time! Plan on arriving 10 minutes early and keep LA traffic in mind, we allow a 15 minute grace period. If there is a time/date that you don’t see available, send us a private message!
Beautiful yacht cruise with avocado toast buffet
A lazy yacht cruise in sunny So Cal style, with friends, food and tunes. See the beautiful coastline and port as we lazily troll along. Soak in the warm sun on our beanbags up top and rock out to your own music on our Bluetooth sound system. Relax! We also provide fresh whole ingredients for you to prepare your own Avocado toasts, Nutella-nana delights and PBnJs. There's fruit and cookies as well. We even provide Vegan and Gluten free alternatives (If you let us know in advance)! You prepare your own toasts, with the fresh whole ingredients just like you are at home. You may also bring your own takeout food. This is a perfect lazy day on the water, As we go you will see the beautiful Long Beach coast area and sweeping ocean vistas. We also stop for a mini photoshoot on-the-water to show off your beachwear fashion, with the sun kissed coast as your backdrop. We get up-close with wild marine mammals and sometimes dolphins! Our experience is perfect for: Birthday celebrations, Girls trips, bachelorette parties, romantic outings, families, etc! Breakfast. Second Breakfast. Elevensies. Lunch. Afternoon Tea. Supper or Dinner! Private trips just $199! They are even better, why share your yacht day with strangers? We can also open up private group times on request, so message us and ask. (*BYOB and smoking is only allowed on private trips.)

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Topanga's Romantic Hike Inspired By Hollywood Love Stories
Revitalize Your Romance with a Scenic Hike in Topanga Canyon: Perfect for couples seeking a deeper connection. With the guidance of a skilled facilitator and resident of Topanga, you'll embark on a journey that combines hidden scenic views, prompts for deeper conversations, and unique experiences to prompt self-reflection and give you a fresh perspective on your relationship. Immerse yourself in nature and reflect on your love story as if it were a movie. Guided conversation that explores how movies and characters have shaped your views on love, will help you view your relationship in a new light. Stroll through picturesque picnic spots and imagine your relationship as a heartwarming romance or coming-of-age adventure. This hike, referred once as "relationship crisis prevention",takes places at Trippet Ranch, one of the most secluded and magical places in Topanga that provides the perfect setting for this magical experience. After the hike, you'll be gifted a digital keepsake poster to commemorate your renewed vows. This photo, reminiscent of a Hollywood movie poster, will serve as a reminder of the meaningful experience you shared in Topanga. The hike is up to 5 couples, each would have their own separate space. For a complete intimate experience, we also offer private hikes upon request. Join me on this journey and discover the beauty of nature with your partner.
Topanga's Canyon Tour in Hidden Nature Trails and Shops
Join me on a tour where I introduce you to the wonders of Topanga. This hidden gem is surrounded by stunning natural beauty and is home to unique shops, wellness practitioners, and recreational activities. I have strong ties to many of the residents, wellness practitioners, and shop owners and can introduce you to them and their stories. Additionally, I have a deep understanding of Topanga's history and can guide you to the locations of your choice, from the famous Coral Bar where Jim Morrison performed in the 70s, to the old ranches and homes. We'll visit some of Topanga's secret fashion shops, including a famous hat maker and a vintage cloth shop. We'll also stop at several viewpoints and hidden neighborhoods in the canyon, such as Old Topanga, Red Rock, Fernwood, Tuna Canyon, Summit Trail, Encina, and Trippet Ranch. Whether you're planning a move to Topanga or have lived here for a while but haven't fully explored it, this tour is perfect for you, and suitable for adults and children alike. We'll start at the Pine Tree Circle, the heart of Topanga, and drive to various unique locations. Please note that a car is necessary. We'll make stops at local coffee shops for a bite to eat and a refreshing drink.
A Family Journey to Imagination in Topanga's Trippet Ranch
Embark on an enchanted adventure in Topanga's Trippet Ranch! Let the lush and verdant forests transport you to a world of magic and mystery. Our film-inspired Fantasy Adventure Hike is designed for families, and offers a unique blend of nature and fun. Explore the scenic jungle trails, solve mysteries, and uncover enchanting sights along the way. At Trippet Ranch, you'll have the chance to see a variety of flora and fauna, from towering trees to colorful wildflowers. Keep an eye out for local wildlife like deer and squirrels, and discover the magic of nature with your little ones. Our children-friendly activities encourage exploration and learning, so you can rest assured that your kids are having a safe and meaningful experience. This hike is the perfect opportunity for parents to bond with their children, create lasting memories, and indulge in their favorite moments from beloved fairy tales and Hollywood films. With interactive activities like "find the treasure" style mysteries, you'll be transported to a world of fantasy, wonder, and adventure. Book your Fantasy Adventure Hike today and escape the everyday for a summer filled with magic and memories at Trippet Ranch. Your family is sure to love this immersive and unforgettable experience!
Beginner Silver Jewelry Making - Stacking Rings
If you don't see the date/time you'd like please request it! I’m also available to come to you or your event in order to host larger groups/parties - please message to discuss. You will produce at least one, but most likely between 2-3 sterling silver stacking rings to wear home. You'll learn about the tools and equipment and how to size, saw, solder, shape, hammer and polish sterling silver using tools such as a caliper, jewelers saw, files, hammers, a butane torch and a flex shaft among others. First, we measure your finger and the length of sterling silver wire we'll need to use. You'll then saw the wire, form and prepare it for soldering, seal the joint with a torch, shape it into a perfect fitting ring with a hammer and mandrel and file and polish until it's ready to wear. We will do this as many times as possible and in brass as well - time permitting. I will teach you how to use and care for the tools and materials as well as the various possibilities with your new skills and how you can set up your very own jewelry studio after falling in love with your new skill set. I limit this to 2 people in my home studio (unless you book a private group in which I can accommodate up to 4) so it’s likely you’ll have a private lesson! If booking for four please plan to stay an extra 30-60 minutes.
Luxury Yacht Experience Charcuterie & Wine Tasting
CUSTOM BOOKINGS/EVENTS/TIMING No worries whatsoever! We can accommodate a booking specifically tailored to your needs, just message and ask :) You will met by our host who will provide your all access key to the newest development Marina Del Rey has to offer. The host will then guide you to your private Yacht slip, You will be given a brief tour of your personal two bedroom, two bathroom/shower, Fully loaded 40FT Espirta Yacht. We are proud to have the most exclusive slip available! Perfect for convenient access to the Boathouse and Lounge, with a spectacular view of the Marina. Once you’re accustomed to the yacht, you will be served a freshly prepared charcuterie board paired with a wine and beverage selection of the day. Our host will suggest seating arrangements and help with any extra cushions or blankets you may need. After you are served, feel free to ask our hosts any questions you may have! they will be a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the Marina and Los Angeles in general. We highly suggest taking advantage of the extra amenities we’ve tailored for our guests such as paddle boarding, it’s a great way to explore the marina at your own pace. Don’t be afraid to ask for privacy! We understand, the host will excuse themselves in a timely matter. The host is your go-to for any requests or questions you may have during your stay.

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The LA Safari City/ Mountains/ Coast
WELCOME TO LA'S COOLEST ADVENTURE TOUR! We will begin our 3 hour guided tour of both LA's most iconic areas... (MALIBU, SANTA MONICA, VENICE) and its hidden treasures only a lifelong local would know. We will uncover natural wonders that most tourist never get a chance to see... (HIDDEN BEACHES, LUSH MOUNTAIN PEAKS, LEGENDARY CANYON ROADS, AND SECRET VIEWPOINTS) I will provide my extensive insight while uncovering these locations. We will stop wherever you feel that you'd like to take a picture, and I will act as your groups personal photographer! WE WILL SPEND THIS UNFORGETTABLE DAY SEEING AMAZING NATURAL SIGHTS, VISITING ICONIC LANDMARKS AND AREAS, AND TAKING THE ULTIMATE PICTURES OF LA TO BE REMEMBERED FOR A LIFETIME. Other things to note *** As of Summer 2022 we will be touring in a classic 1980s convertible Chevy surfer van(pictures coming soon)*** I am a very skilled driver. I will provide blankets in case you get cold. Your enjoyment and safety is my number one priority.
The Boat People Cruise- Private Harbor Cruises
COME ENJOY A RELAXING PRIVATE CRUISE ON THE BOW OF OUR SAILBOAT! 1. We are a young couple who have received our US Coast Guard Six Pack Captains License and have a huge passion for sailing and the ocean. We started our small boat chartering business giving harbor cruises around Newport Beach Harbor on our Cal 25 sailboat for people to enjoy life on the water with a very unique view and two captains. 2. Join us for a COVID friendly hour and a half cruise with a coastal ambiance on the bow of our sailboat. We strive to create an unforgettable evening with contagious laughter and panoramic views of the Newport Bay. Perfect for a date night or intimate group gathering of four as it is close proximity. You don’t want to miss out on this sea-worthy experience. Please BYOB (BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS AND FOOD as we will have an area to facilitate provisions). Also we DO NOT allow any marijuana on the boat as it is not legal under the maritime law. 3. We want our guests to leave with some great memories and good laughs onboard. We strive for passengers to leave with more knowledge of Newport Beach Harbor as well as grow a deeper connection to one another as they share a fun and unique experience onboard. *Each cruise is a PRIVATE cruise of just your party. *We offer a cruise before sunset to catch the sun rays, a sunset cruise, and two romantic twilight cruises! 2021-03
Paint A Scarf with Mayu Silk Art in Huntington Beach
Discover the joy and magic of painting on water at the world-famous Mayu Silk Art Studio. This experience provides everything you need to create your very own custom hand-painted silk (or bamboo rayon*) scarf to take home and enjoy for years to come, or give as a unique heartfelt gift. Your hosts, Star and Phil and the Mayu Silk Art artisan team will start the party with a brief introduction to the ancient art of water marbling, and you’ll be treated to an entertaining demonstration. Then the fun really starts, as a skilled artisan guides you step-by-step through the process of creating your one-of-a-kind design(s). 1. Browse the many silk scarves on display in the studio to get an idea of the types of designs, patterns, and motifs that inspire you 2. Choose your own acrylic paint colors from a wide selection, and apply drops of paint to the surface of the water in a large tray 3. Use various tools to swirl the paint into intricate designs 4. Watch as your finished design is instantly transferred to a luxurious silk scarf 5. Take your finished item with you to hang dry, iron and enjoy for years to come. Bring a camera - it’s as much fun to watch as it is to do! All ages and abilities welcome. Perfect for individuals, families and groups up to 30. Session lasts 1 to 2 hours Dress casual. Aprons & gloves will be provided. Visit our website for details.
Ultimate Whale and Dolphin Watching -faster, more wildlife
BOOK a UNIQUE EXPERIENCE WITH US TODAY! Welcome to East Meets West Whale Watching with Capt. Nick. We are OPEN! Daily safe and fun 2hr Ultimate Whale and Dolphin watching tours for groups up to 6 persons - public and private tours now available! Don't want to be on a big slow boat with 100+ other people? We understand! We have the newest, fastest, and most technologically advanced vessel in Newport Beach equipped with SUSPENSION SEATING and vessel STABILIZERS for your comfort, health and safety!!! Get ready for an intimate experience with some of nature’s most fantastic wildlife, aboard Newport Beach's most advanced whale and dolphin watching vessel. We limit our trips to 6 passengers per boat, allowing us to provide the Personal Attention and Comfort you deserve. Our new boats are extremely quiet, enabling us to stealthily approach and bring you a front-row seat to these spectacular mammals without disturbing them in their natural habitat. Departing from beautiful Balboa Island in Newport Beach, you will explore the wildlife-rich waters of Orange County, a superhighway for whales and dolphins year-round. See whales and dolphins in their natural migratory path. Creating lifetime memories, one trip at a time!
Beginner Surfing Experience /Learn to Surf in Venice
This lesson is perfect for you if you have never surfed before or if you are a beginner/intermediate surfer looking to advance your skills. My main goal is for you to have an excellent experience surfing and get the knowledge and emotions that will stay with you forever! The classes are taught by myself or one of our great instructors. We usually have the 2nd instructor helping in the water when the group exceeds 6 people. Your safety is our main priority that is why all of our lead instructors are ISA (International Surf Association), CPR and First Aid certified, we obtain Water Safety Specialists certificates (surfing instructor safety training) and I also completed 2 Level surf instructors program with ISA. Your lesson will consist of two parts. For the first 20-30 minutes you’ll be training on the beach, then it’s about 60-80 minutes with an instructor in the ocean. The remaining time is yours to practice your skills and have fun. Surfboards and wetsuits are provided and included in the price. We don't use 'one size fits all' Wavestorm boards - we offer custom boards in a variety of sizes to fit your needs. You will also have an option to store your belongings and valuables locked in our cool surf bus. If you want to book for kids under 12 yo - please contact me directly for private lessons or visit our website www.funsurfla.com OUR SCHOOL IS LICENSED AND PERMITTED

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Things to do near Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles Food Tour
Behind every great food establishment in this city, there is an equally great story of history, tradition, and even innovation. On our food tours of LA, discover these amazing stories while tasting what has made these eateries so prized among locals. You'll sample a variety of delicious foods from the best specialty food stores, buzz-worthy spots, and ethnic eateries, visit famed landmarks such as the Bradbury Building, the Million Dollar Theater, and the Biltmore Hotel, learn fascinating tidbits of information known only by the locals, shared by your friendly, knowledgeable tour guide, take a stroll through the historic Grand Central Market with tastings from some of its most well-known vendors, plus, you'll skip the lines and taste the best BBQ, tacos, and sweet treats in DTLA! Other things to note The tour will run rain or shine.
Nigerian Cooking Party & Supper with a Celebrity Chef
You will learn how to make puff puff - a delicious hand made donut hole and Nigerias most popular street food snack. Afterwards you will sit down to a delicious 3 course Nigerian dinner (at the gorgeous rooftop dining room in DTLA)with traditional dishes using some indigenous ingredients flown in from Nigeria. You’ll have some snacks and a Nigerian mocktail. At the same time I will teach you the historical and cultural significance of the dish while some rhythmical Afrobeats music plays in the background. By the time you are done, you will have sufficient knowledge of Naija Style Dinner Parties 101. Some dishes on the menu include Ofada stew, Egusi Soup, Chin chin, Fried Plantains, Jollof Rice and Suya ! This experience is great for groups, great for teams, families and is also great for team building! **ALL 2023 EXPERIENCES INCLUDE A SIGNED COPY OF MY COOKBOOK**
DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost Tour
On our DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost tour we go on a noir investigation of LA & enjoy cocktails in a couple of haunted bars. First we visit the Biltmore Hotel, the last place the Black Dahlia was seen alive. Next we stop at Clifton’s & learn about the anti-corruption drive of its Christian founder (who had a few secrets himself). After that we move to the Hotel Cecil, which has a hellish history of murders, suicides & killers (including the Night Stalker). From there the DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost tour moves to the once grand Alexandria Hotel, where Rudolph Valentino’s ghost still haunts his old penthouse, then the Barclay Hotel, home to 2 serial killers & scene of some of their most brutal murders. We visit the site of the Chinatown Massacre before the tour finishes at the Halls of Justice, site of many dramatic trials, including those of “Bugsy” Siegel & Charles Manson. Join our DTLA Murder Mystery Ghost tour & have sleepless nights for weeks! We can go into 2 different bars, each for 20 mins. You must to be over 21 y.o. to order an alcoholic drink, but you don’t have to be over 21 y.o. to do the tour. *Starts 6pm, every Saturday, Pershing Square *Walking distance: 2 miles (easy distance) *Not recommended for kids under 15 y.o. *Arrive at start point 15 mins early. If you're late you may miss tour. *Private tours can be scheduled Mon-Sun, 9am-6pm. Contact us to arrange.
Atv wonderful experience
The whole experience includes a round-trip from Los Angeles to the desert in the dunes and also includes all the tickets to do the ATV. It’s usually about it one hour and a half to go there and then one hour and a half to come back, they experience is about 45 minutes up to 1 hour. You would enjoy the beauty of the desert and the experience of riding an ATV on your own.
Valentine's Day Mixology Class at DTLA's Romatic Bar Franca
This limited special Valentine's Day class is the perfect way to shake your way into your partner's heart! We will begin with the basic use of the bar tools, we will learn cocktail terminology and all together we will learn and each craft 3 Valentine's Day inspired cocktails! TalkTales will provide all of the tools and ingredients to execute the educational course through the 1.5 hour class. We will all have a blast learning, creating, and oh yes... We will be sipping!

Things to do near North Inglewood

⭐️Learn to Surf and Get Free Photos
OUR GOAL IS FOR YOU TO HAVE AN EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE SURFING - whether its your first time or you're trying to advance your skills. We'll get suited up in the wetsuits I provide, grab the surfboards (we don't use 'one size fits all' Wavestorm boards - we offer custom boards in a variety of sizes to fit your needs) and head down to the sand. For the first 20-30 minutes we’ll be training on the beach, then it’s 60-80 minutes with an instructor in the ocean. The remaining time is yours to practice your skills and have fun in the water. The classes are taught by myself or one of our great instructors. We usually have the 2nd instructor helping in the water when the group exceeds 6-7 people. We will take photos of you in and out of the water in the last 10-15 minutes of the experience. These are not professional pics but a great memory for you, your friends and family. If you would like pro photos please inquire, we do offer them at an additional fee. If you want to book for kids under 12 yo - please contact me directly for private lessons Your safety is our main priority that is why myself and all of our lead instructors are ISA (International Surfing Association), CPR & First Aid certified, we obtain Water Safety Specialists certificates (surfing instructor safety training) and I also completed 2 Level surf instructors program with ISA. Other things to note We do teach anyone 12 years old and up
Beginner Surfing Experience /Learn to Surf in Venice
This lesson is perfect for you if you have never surfed before or if you are a beginner/intermediate surfer looking to advance your skills. My main goal is for you to have an excellent experience surfing and get the knowledge and emotions that will stay with you forever! The classes are taught by myself or one of our great instructors. We usually have the 2nd instructor helping in the water when the group exceeds 6 people. Your safety is our main priority that is why all of our lead instructors are ISA (International Surf Association), CPR and First Aid certified, we obtain Water Safety Specialists certificates (surfing instructor safety training) and I also completed 2 Level surf instructors program with ISA. Your lesson will consist of two parts. For the first 20-30 minutes you’ll be training on the beach, then it’s about 60-80 minutes with an instructor in the ocean. The remaining time is yours to practice your skills and have fun. Surfboards and wetsuits are provided and included in the price. We don't use 'one size fits all' Wavestorm boards - we offer custom boards in a variety of sizes to fit your needs. You will also have an option to store your belongings and valuables locked in our cool surf bus. If you want to book for kids under 12 yo - please contact me directly for private lessons or visit our website www.funsurfla.com OUR SCHOOL IS LICENSED AND PERMITTED
LA's Top Surfing Experience
Before you come: We will try and contact you to size you for a wetsuit/board to help speed up the pre-lesson portion, and also give you an update on the conditions for your lesson. 20 minutes before the lesson: We will have you sign a waiver and get into your wetsuit. First 45min- hour of lesson: We will be on land and cover all of the basics, technique, and safety. The following 30-40 minutes: we'll be in the water together. I'll help you get into waves and give you instruction in the water to help you surf your first wave(s) The remaining time: you'll show what you've learned, We'll be a little more hands-off and either join you in the water or watch from the beach. At the end of the lesson: we'll head back dry off and change out of the wetsuits. --------- A couple of other notes : - If you'd like a private lesson feel free to message me - We will treat you like a person, not a number: We keep smaller classes (7 people or less unless specially requested otherwise) for a more individualized experience. We won't 'stack' our classes back to back and leave time between classes. This means you have time to change before and after class without cutting into your lesson time, you actually get a full class. - We include free photos and mean it, no deceptive pricing tiers. Free is free. - We take care of our equipment, no tattered wetsuits, no faded/falling apart boards.
⭐️#1 Learn to Surf in LA (Small Group)
This lesson is perfect for you if you have never surfed before or if you are a beginner/intermediate surfer looking to advance your skills. My main goal is for you to have an excellent experience surfing and get the knowledge and emotions that will stay with you forever! The classes are taught by myself or one of our great instructors. We usually have the 2nd instructor helping in the water when the group exceeds 6 people. Your safety is our main priority that is why all of our lead instructors are ISA (International Surf Association), CPR and First Aid certified, we obtain Water Safety Specialists certificates (surfing instructor safety training) and I also completed 2 Level surf instructors program with ISA. Your lesson will consist of two parts. For the first 20-30 minutes you’ll be training on the beach, then it’s about 60-80 minutes with an instructor in the ocean. The remaining time is yours to practice your skills and have fun. Surfboards and wetsuits are provided and included in the price. We don't use 'one size fits all' Wavestorm boards - we offer custom boards in a variety of sizes to fit your needs. You will also have an option to store your belongings and valuables locked in our cool surf bus. If you want to book for kids under 12 yo - please contact me directly for private lessons or visit our website www.funsurfla.com OUR SCHOOL IS LICENSED AND PERMITTED
Two hours-Beginner surf lesson
We will teach you all the basic surf knowledge. Our school uses a unique technique which helps you learn how to stand up on a surfboard in less than two hours, even if you are a complete beginner. You do not have to wait weeks to successfully stand on a surfboard. We cover everything you need to know to become a surfer in two hours. The first half hour is spent on land discussing the ins and outs of surf technique where you will learn the basic rules and surf safety. The remainder of the time is spent in the water with your instructor and later you can practice by yourself. By your very first lesson, you’ll be riding waves and feeling the joy that surfing brings! We offer the best value beginner surfing lessons available because you get the most optimal student to instructor class ratio. We use a part of the beach that is safe and perfect for surfing even if you have never been on a surfboard before. Other things to note You MUST BOOK A PRIVATE LESSON with us if you: - Don't know how to swim - Are under 18 - Have any disabilities - Don't speak English - Have a private party event Message or contact us!

Things to do near Hollywood

Quiet · Vibrant · Hip

Hike Runyon Canyon with a rescue dog
A morning hike to stunning city views, in a dog friendly park with our rescue dogs! We will enjoy a nice walk up hiking trails to the top of Runyon Canyon. Fantastic city views, and the perfect view of the Hollywood Sign! As you climb your way up the hill with your new pals in tow, you’ll be exercising and socializing the dogs, and letting locals know they’re up for adoption. You’ll also become a puppy paparazzi and take their photos in front of panoramic backdrops—you can even pose with them with the famous Hollywood sign behind you. Your pictures will then be used to generate interest in the rescue organization, attract potential adopters, and bring in donations that will help further care for and foster the dogs until they find their forever homes. This experience is great for groups and great for teams! We love to host private and corporate groups, and socializing with the dogs is great for team-building! Other things to note: We will be in direct sun, so bring sunscreen and other protective wear. There are no bathrooms in Runyon Canyon. Your friendly dog is welcome to join us! Street parking is very difficult.
The Hollywood Sign Hike & COMEDY Tour
My friends JB, Elko, Jon and I are comedians and actors who have done some work on NBC, ABC, and even Jimmy Kimmel Live! We're just 3 dudes trying to make it in LA. We're gonna tell you approx 3000 jokes (some dad-related) about Los Angeles, ourselves, our experiences in LA, maybe a Justin Bieber story? Also, no one has better dad jokes than us. Not even my own dad. (Sup Dad)! This experience is great for groups, teams, and individual solo travelers. We're about becoming best FRIENDS. At the start, I’m gonna hand you the best tasting WATER in the history of water. All that and we haven even walked yet? INCREDIBLE. From there, we'll have y'all laughing so hard at our jokes and stories that you'll forget that we are hiking up a hill to the Hollywood Sign. Did we just become best friends?? WHAT ABOUT THE PICTURES? We stop at the BEST PHOTO STOPS for your own Cover Shoot. I've designed this hike for Instagram and can GUARANTEE You'll get 10+likes/photo. You’ll receive PROFESSIONAL photos of the sign, the skyline, and scenic panoramas that may break the internet with likes. Other tours take 1-2 pictures. I'll give you 75+ (Best Friend Move). We've been doing this for 5 years and love being the LA ambassadors to the world. Let us be your friend in LA and show you how LA is done by an actual local and not a "tour company."
Stand Up Comedy show in a secret room
When you walk into the bar, come straight to the back show room and I'll guide you to your seat. Grab a drink and mingle with other audience members before the show begins. Your tickets get you a VIP booth seat in the room. You'll kick back and enjoy one of the best comedy shows you've ever seen. After the show there's usually a meet-'n'-greet in the bar with some of the comedians as well. Feel free to take pictures and share your experience on social media. Other things to note This is a stand up comedy show in an indie space. Seating is limited and you might hear some adult language. The shows are uncensored.
Learn to Fly an airplane Above LA
Prior to boarding, pose like a seasoned pro for a photo shoot with the airplane. Once you’re on board, the pilot will give you an overview of the instruments and controls. After getting clearance from the tower, you’ll taxi to the runway for takeoff. Once at cruising altitude, you’ll learn basic flying skills in the training area over the Simi Valley. Then, grab hold of the controls and feel free to move about the skies, exploring LA by air. Finally, in preparation for landing, you’ll come back down to earth at Van Nuys Airport. Other things to note IMPORTANT : This experience is currently only offered as a private experience. The guest has to book both spots on the experience and will be allowed to bring an additional guest to sit in the back seat. Only one guest will be in the front seat. Approximate flight time is 40 mins Expect a cancellation if there is bad weather. Only two passengers are allowed per ride to create a guest-focused experience.
The LA Safari City/ Mountains/ Coast
WELCOME TO LA'S COOLEST ADVENTURE TOUR! We will begin our 3 hour guided tour of both LA's most iconic areas... (MALIBU, SANTA MONICA, VENICE) and its hidden treasures only a lifelong local would know. We will uncover natural wonders that most tourist never get a chance to see... (HIDDEN BEACHES, LUSH MOUNTAIN PEAKS, LEGENDARY CANYON ROADS, AND SECRET VIEWPOINTS) I will provide my extensive insight while uncovering these locations. We will stop wherever you feel that you'd like to take a picture, and I will act as your groups personal photographer! WE WILL SPEND THIS UNFORGETTABLE DAY SEEING AMAZING NATURAL SIGHTS, VISITING ICONIC LANDMARKS AND AREAS, AND TAKING THE ULTIMATE PICTURES OF LA TO BE REMEMBERED FOR A LIFETIME. Other things to note *** As of Summer 2022 we will be touring in a classic 1980s convertible Chevy surfer van(pictures coming soon)*** I am a very skilled driver. I will provide blankets in case you get cold. Your enjoyment and safety is my number one priority.

Your guide to Los Angeles

What do locals do in Los Angeles?

Like in any big city, where you go and what you do can really depend on who you ask. However, Los Angeles isn’t just an urban playground, it’s a city that stretches out to the beach, up the hills, and even into a canyon. One thing is certain: Don’t expect to find people hopping from West Hollywood to Manhattan Beach in one day unless it’s a special occasion — LA traffic is very real, and most people plan day trips when leaving their respective neighborhood.

Dine in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA)

Over the last 20 years, the DTLA scene has changed dramatically from a place where nobody walks in LA to an area buzzing with award-winning restaurants, museums, shopping, and entertainment. Old Hollywood charm exudes from early 1900s buildings, where at the press of an elevator button, you’re zipped up to rooftop bars for happy hour; meanwhile inside the historic Grand Central Market, food tours led by locals lead you to some of the best bites in LA. For those short on time or want to skip the ride shares: Hop on the Metro to quickly get from place to place. Little Tokyo and the Arts District are some of the favorite go-to areas.

Spend a day in Silver Lake

Silver Lake is still the place to go see emerging indie acts and undiscovered musicians in dive bars and small clubs, but it is also an extremely walkable Eastside neighborhood. Rent paddle boats on the Silver Lake Reservoir, or walk it alongside families, pets, and couples. For shopping and people watching, take the stroll to Sunset Junction, a stretch of boutiques, cafes, and restaurants on Sunset Boulevard.

Shop at the Rose Bowl Flea

While this shopping destination is in Pasadena, not Los Angeles, locals love making the trek to California’s largest flea market. Typically held the second Sunday of a month, this event draws hundreds of vendors who stake out spots to sell antiques, collectibles, clothing, you name it, in front of the Rose Bowl stadium. Pro shoppers and interior designers know to go for the early bird special (when doors open at 6:30am), long before the brunch crowds emerge for the early afternoon. Always check ahead of time for the most up-to-date information on entry.


What is local beachlife like in Los Angeles?

You can take to the sands on some 15 beaches in LA County, notably Malibu, Santa Monica, Hermosa, and Manhattan Beach. One of the best ways to get from beach to beach is on bikes or rollerblades along the Marvin Braude Bike Trail, also partly known as The Strand. Each beach offers its own personality and perks, but no matter where you end up, there are plenty of beach activities for everyone from volleyball and surfing to brunch cruises and beach picnics. For those looking for something quintessentially LA: go roller skating at Venice Beach, or get in on a training session from celebrity trainers through Airbnb Experiences.


Can I hike from the Griffith Observatory to the Hollywood Sign?

Griffith Observatory is perhaps one of the most beloved hikes in LA, a place where you might even cross paths with a celebrity who is getting their steps in for the day. One of the more typical hikes starts on the 2-mile trailhead of the Greek Theatre. Expect the best views of the city, and if you go further, you can even stand above (and behind) the iconic Hollywood sign. The best way to ensure you stay on the right path is to go on guided hikes with in-the-know locals.