Follow the Curious Urbanist
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We’ll enjoy the desert flowers during five stops in Joshua Tree National Park: Skull Rock, Hidden Valley, Cap Rock, Keys View and the Oasis of Mara. Learn all about the desert flora and fauna in one fun-filled day. All from the comfort of a Hoffy Tour recliner bus.
This tour will show you how Palm Springs has reinvented itself as a showcase for mid-century modern architecture. We’ll tour four wonderful mid-century neighborhoods and visit the Palm Springs Art Museum. We’ll have lunch (on your own( in hoppin’ downtown Palm Springs have time for shopping in the Uptown Design District. We’ll stop at Hadley’s Fruit Orchard for a date shake!
We’ll savor this beautiful university town with its Victorian architecture and charming downtown. Price includes tour of chateau-style Kimberly Crest Mansion, Lincoln Memorial Shrine with its amazing animatronic display, and Historic Glass Museum with its over 7,000 art pieces. Lunch on your own at Martha’s Green and wonderful bakery. We’ll cruise Route 66 on way home.
After a great lunch at one of LA’s hottest eateries – EATALY, we’ll cruise into Hollywood and hop on the highest rated celebrity tour in the city: Ultimate Hollywood Tours. Enjoy a 2-hr. narrated van tour of over 40 movie star homes, Rodeo Drive, Mulholland Drive and the Sunset Strip. Afterword, we’ll have time for shopping at the fun and crazy Hollywood/Highland Walk of Fame center. Note: Lunch at EATALY is not included in tour price.
We will tour the world famous Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the afternoon, visiting the Space Flight Operations Center and Cleanroom where Mars Rovers and other exploratory vehicles are constructed. In the morning, we will enjoy a bus tour of three Pasadena Historic Districts. Tour includes lunch at Dish Restaurant in La Canada. .
Cities are fun – especially when someone else can show you their hidden treasures! Hoffy Tours is dedicated to highlighting the best in cities and this is what I love to do.
The tours are educational, entertaining and unique – showing you hidden features of cities that you may have heard of but never quite had the time to explore.
Hoffy Tours, LLC, is an urban tour company whose primary goal is discovering the best in cities. The focus is on appreciation of the built environment – great architecture, interesting urban design, fun restaurants, engaging museums. Find urban treasures that many people pass up in their daily lives. Make the most of your Southern California journey.
“Bill is an incredible tour guide. He’s funny, engaging and really knows the area. Bill felt like part of our group. We loved the food and learned a lot about Laguna and Orange County.”
– Aaron Simpson