The 10 Best Guided Tours in California!

California is massive, and filled with natural beauty and historical sites just waiting to be explored. Whether you prefer to focus on a single city, region or explore a little bit of everything, you can make it easy on yourself and book a tour. Tours in California can provide background and history on the state as a whole or give you unique insight into a particular industry or point of interest—whether you’re looking to explore the famous wineries of Napa or the homes of the rich and famous in Los Angeles. 

1. Tauck, CA

The Tauck California tour is a 12-day all-encompassing look at all of California’s highlights. From city stories to natural wonders, inspirational boat trips and plenty of other adventures, you’ll visit everywhere from Beverly Hills to Yosemite.

2. Napa Valley Wine Country Tours, American Canyon, CA

Napa Valley is world-renowned for its luxurious vineyards that feature some of the top wines anywhere on the planet. Explore the region safely from the comfort a qualified touring car—bring friends because there is plenty of room on board.

3. San Diego City Tour, San Diego, CA

San Diego has a lot of different features from the bays and beaches to the amusement parks and historic city spot. Choose a tour that suits your interest and budgets so that you don’t have to worry about navigating through the city’s fast moving freeways and streets.

4. TMZ Tour, Hollywood, CA

TMZ is the go-to site for all things gossip. The TMZ tour bus brings the realm of celebrity to life by pointing out the hangouts of the stars that you read about on the website and see discussed on the corresponding television show.

5. Ultimate Hollywood Tours, Los Angeles, CA

Ultimate Hollywood Tours has become the go-to way to check out stars home of past and present (and they frequently overlap). Learn about how the stars live and where they go to eat and play with an Ultimate Hollywood Tour.

6. Palm Springs Celebrity Tours, Palm Springs, CA

When the stars want to get away from the busy bustle of Hollywood, they head out to the desert. Take a tour of the luxurious vacation homes of the stars of past and present from Liberace to Streisand.

7. LA Shopping Extravaganza & City Tour, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA

Shop till you drop on the LA Shopping Tour that highlights the best places for shopping. Outlet malls and the famous Fashion District in Downtown LA are all part of the tour, so get your credit card ready.

8. Extranomical Tours: Monterey & Carmel, Monterey and Carmel, CA

Monterey and Carmel are some of the most picturesque places on the California coast. Visit the neighboring cities and learn more about their history’s and worldwide influence. 

9. Yosemite Guided Bus Tours, Yosemite, CA

Yosemite is one of the world’s most unique treasured natural wonders. Its beauty has provided inspiration for numerous artists and explorers. Get a glimpse of the area from the comfort of a bus.

10. Napa Valley Bike Tours, Yountville, CA

For an adventure on a bike, consider a bike tour of Napa Valley. You’ll stop at vineyards and bike between them. Choose a ride according to your abilities and ambitions, with your own bike or a rental option.

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