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Los Angeles - All Aboard to LA

All Aboard to LA

(100 reviews)
Union Station, Los Angeles, United States
30 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Take a trip to one of the most luxurious railway stations in the Western United States. Our guide will take you on a lovely trip through Union Station, a glorious example of Mission Moderne architecture. You will learn of its history along with oohing and ahhing at the colorful tile work, architectural details, marble and original furnishings that makes Union Station so uniquely Californian. Our 30 minute tour will give you a sense of what traveling may have been like in the 30’s and 40’s when train travel was still king.


Meet your local guide

Linda

Linda was born and raised in Southern California and loves to share its many adventures with others. Having traveled North America extensively as a professional musical theater actress, her favorite pastime is getting outside and “walking and gawking;” meeting new people, trying new foods, learning about different cultures. Especially in the car-centric city of Los Angeles, taking a walk gives you a different perspective of this complex and historically fascinating town. LA, and its surrounding areas, is a quilt of international neighborhoods that Linda can’t wait to share with you!

Linda has been guiding since Aug 2020


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Los Angeles with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Los Angeles. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Su S.

13 March 2021

interesting, thank you

Cynthia (Baltimore, Maryland, USA) W.

12 March 2021

Beautiful tour.

Rachael B.

10 March 2021

a different aspect of LA and that was so informative too

Cathy Y.

09 March 2021

Wonderful

Linda Julie T.

08 March 2021

Vers Nice, thanks


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