Do you know the difference between Aeropostale and Abercrombie & Fitch? If you said "Yes!" then this page is your itinerary. Los Angeles is a shopper's paradise! We have a variety of malls and shopping districts, each with its own personality. TIP: You don't really have to spend a lot of money, if you don't want to :) "Window shopping" is a popular pastime for locals as well as tourists!
There are different types of Shopping Tours from which to choose. Some offer assistance from a knowledgable guide, while others will just get you to the location and leave all the shopping to you.
Urban Shopping Adventures offers two walking guided shopping tours in Pasadena. The only disadvantage is that you will need to arrange your own transportation to the mall. But once the tour begins, a tour guide will take you to the most interesting stores, and give you insight that you just won't find in a book. The Pasadena shopping district offers dozens of hidden gems; you just need to know where to find them! These tours is highly receommended for the serious shopper who wants to save time looking for the best shops. Each tour includes a shopping bag, water, a snack and Pasadena's Simply More Value Offer book of discounts.
Beverly Center - this megamall is anchored by Macy's department store. Macy's is well-known throughout the US for good quality items at good prices. The best values in town can occasionally be found on the clothes clearance racks at macy's. You can find items up to 70% of their original price, and then use your 11% discount coupon on top of that! When you're ready to hit the mall, be prepared to spend at least 2-3 hours looking around. This mall is huge! This is a great place for lunch. Try Wave Restaurant, PF Chang's or get the Shop & Dine package that includes a Martini Lunch at Grand Lux Cafe. Shop America Tours -
Hop-on, Hop-off Double Decker Fun Tour - In addition to traditional guided tours of Los Angeles and Hollywood, Starline also has a network of Hop-on/Hop-off double-decker tour buses. You can't miss the bright red buses as they cruise around in the Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Miracle Mile (Museum Row) districts. The network covers most of the tourist destinations in the area, and includes a recorded narrative. The bus route is quite extensive, reaching from downtown LA all the way to Santa Monica. If will take 3 to 4 hours (depending on traffic) to ride the entire circuit if you don't get off at any stops.
TIP: You can use the Starline double-decker bus network to put together your own "LA Shopping Tour" by simply hopping on and off at any of the following destinations: