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Jun
15
Sat
Celebrity Home Tour Hollywood/Beverly Hills (with EATALY) @ Laguna Beach School District Parking Lot
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

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.

Jul
9
Tue
UNDERSTANDING ISLAM @ LAGUNA BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

ISLAMWe will visit two Orange County mosques, learn more about Islam, participate with speakers and panelists, and enjoy a catered lunch.  The goal of the tour is to better understand this important religion and to engage our Muslim neighbors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jul
25
Thu
JET PROPULSION LABORATORY @ LAGUNA BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT PARKING LOT
Jul 25 @ 8:45 am – 5:00 pm

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. .

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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