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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. .
Learn about cannabis and its many products as we visit two well-regarded dispensaries: Bud and Bloom and People’s OC. Featured speaker is Kandice Hawes, OC Education Outreach Director. Lunch included.
Learn about surfing from the experts. We’ll visit the California Surf Museum in Oceanside, visit a surfboard shaping factory, have a luau lunch at Doheny State Beach with a surfing demo, and discount shop at local surf retailer. Hosted by Jim Kempton, President of California Surf Museum and former Editor of Surfer Magazine. Hang ten!
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.
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 Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
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 State Historic Park.
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