For the first time ever, go behind-the-scenes on a guided hiking tour through 1960's rock and roll paradise! See the former homes of Neil Young (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), John Lennon (the Beatles), Frank Zappa (Mothers of Invention), Glenn Frey (the Eagles), Jackson Browne, Paul Rothchild (Doors' Producer), Arthur Lee (Love), Slash (Guns N' Roses), John Mayall (Bluesbreakers), Ginger Rogers (dancer), Bette Davis (actress), and more! Along the way you will learn about the nature and history of Laurel Canyon, and see the most beautiful scenic views of LA !!!!!
Joni Mitchell recalls L.A.'s Laurel Canyon reputation the 1960s and 1970s: "When I first came out to L.A. in 1968, my photographer Joel Bernstein found an old book in a flea market that said: Ask anyone in America where the craziest people live and they'll say Los Angeles. Ask anyone in Los Angeles where the craziest people live and they'll tell you Hollywood. Ask anyone in Hollywood where the craziest people live and they'll say Laurel Canyon."
What to bring: comfortable shoes, wide brimmed hat, bottled water, sunscreen. We will be hiking approximately 2-3 miles of mountain terrain (moderate fitness level required) with spectacular views. Tour goes for about 2 hours. Daily tours available at sunrise and sunset.
Hi! My name is Joseph and I'm a musician with a deep appreciation for 60s and 70s classic rock. I absolutely love Laurel Canyon, and have lived here for 10 years. As a seasoned resident, I'm excited to share everything with you from a local insider point of view, and take you on a journey back in time. Memories will come to life as we ascend to the top of the Hollywood Hills where I'll show you LA like you've never seen it before! Along the way, you'll see the former homes of legendary rock stars and hear stories about the nature and history of LA’s most mysterious and magical neighborhood.
Neil Young lived in this house he called "the shack" and says it's where he wrote some of his best music. At the time, he was lead guitarist for one of the first country-rock bands: Buffalo Springfield.
Jackson Browne's former home in Laurel Canyon is where he collaborated with Glen Frey on the song "Take it Easy" which became a big hit for the Eagles.
John Lennon lived in Laurel Canyon during his "Lost Weekend" from 1972-1973 before recording the "Rock 'n' Roll" album produced by Phil Spector.
Frank Zappa lived in this little house before he was famous and this is where he met his wife Gail.
Also known as the Kirkwood Casino & Health Club, this is where Glen Frey and the Eagles played poker and watched Monday Night Football.
John Mayall is an English blues musician and one of the first to discover Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton who popularized the 1959 Gibson Les Paul Sunburst later made famous by Jimmy Page.
This 24/7 party house was home to Paul Rothchild who produced all the Doors albums except their last, L.A. Woman (after he got in a huge fight with Morrison and quit).
Jimi Hendrix stayed in this guest cabin in Laurel Canyon when visiting Los Angeles. Back in 1967 Hendrix opened up the Monkees, who also lived in Laurel Canyon.
Arthur Lee was a pioneer of psychedelic rock and had a profound influence on the fashion and style of Jimi Hendrix. He was also good friends with Jim Morrison and the Doors.
Scenic sightseeing tour. Approximately 2 hours. Price per person.
Available for private group tours
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Private detached guest house with separate entrance from street. Perfect for honeymoons, birthday celebrations, and special occasions. Outdoor balcony with breathtaking view of Laurel Canyon. Bright and sunny space with corner desk facing large windows. King bed , full bath, coffee maker, refrigerator, cable TV, high speed wifi. 2 person max. Price per night.
Available for monthly rental at discounted rate.
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