Get out from behind the wheel
The Hollywood sign is celebrating its 90th birthday this year. See it on a one or two-hour guided horseback tour with Sunset Ranch; sunsetranchhollywood.com.
This summer, a section of the LA River was opened to the public for the first time since the 1930s. Paddle your way downstream and learn about the river’s history and wildlife; lariverexpeditions.com.
Get an aerial view of the city and its sights on a private helicopter whirl; celebheli.com.
Join a food walking tour across the City of Angels with Melting Pot Food Tours; meltingpottours.com.
A new bike rental next year will put 4000 bikes on the road with 400 stations, making it the second-biggest public bike rental scheme in the US; discoverlosangeles.com.
On the bus in downtown LA, left; cycling along Venice Beach, above; the cool surrounds of Hotel Bel-Air beckon, below left