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Master Planned Perfection: Greatest Places in OC's famous Planned Communities @ Laguna Beach School District Parking Lot | Laguna Beach | California | United States
Southern Orange County is world-famous for its planned communities.  This tour will show you 50 years of urban design evolution and the 10 greatest people places in planned communities. Book Now
Nov 6 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Warner Brothers Studio Tour @ Act V (Lot 16) Parking Lot | Laguna Beach | California | United States
We will enjoy a 3-hour studio featuring sets, sound stage and prop rooms.  Enjoy lunch on your own at the Studio Cafe followed by a guided tour of the art and architecture of the century-old[...]
Holiday Treat: Riverside's Mission Inn, Festival of Lights, & Citrus Museum @ Act V (Lot 16) Parking Lot | Laguna Beach | California | United States
A great tour for the Holiday Spirit!  We’ll enjoy a guided tour of the Mission Inn (a National Historic Landmark), cruise the Festival of Lights in downtown Riverside and taste oranges in the wonderful Citrus[...]

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Bill Hoffman, M.A., PH.D

“I began giving tours in 1981 after earning my Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from UCLA – I haven’t stopped since!”

WELCOME TO HOFFY TOURS!

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.

CUSTOM TOURS

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.

AWARDED TRIP ADVISOR’S CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

“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