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Hollywood Landmarks - The Amazing LA Race
Meet in Picnic Area 10, Parking Lot D, across from the Hollywood Bowl 2301 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA 90078
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Bring bottled water
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Wear comfortable tennis shoes
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Park at Hollywood bowl
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Park at Hollywood and Highland.
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Or bring a camel back
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Bring a little backpack to hold all clues/maps etc.
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4.9 average rating
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attended Oct 18 2009

The Amazing LA Race was so much fun.
You get to run around Hollywood and Downtown on foot and via the Metro searching for clues and solving puzzles. The event is very... continued

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attended Oct 11 2009

What a fun way to discover key areas of Hollywood. We made this a birthday event for our 14-yr old daughter. We had fun and enjoyed the challenging clues to take us to... continued

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attended Oct 24 2009

Excellent way to spend a mildly warm and sunny day with good friends! This is a different way to spend time with a group of friends or co-workers for fun and get lots of... continued

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It’s a sightseeing tour… It’s a game… It’s a scavenger hunt. It’s an immersive experience. It’s, well, all of the above – and more! It is the Amazing Los Angeles Race, a brand new concept in sightseeing, and an utterly unique entry into the things-one-must-do while in Los Angeles.


Along the way, players experience some of the most popular sights in Los Angeles, including Mann’s Chinese Theatre, the Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Bowl and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Players will also see some hidden gems. But unlike the passive guests on other tours, Amazing LA Race participants will have to interact with the sights, not just see them.


“It’s a very active experience,” says Larry Toffler, the tour’s other creator. “You can’t just sit and watch. You actually need to interact with your surroundings in order to get from one sight to another. And by surroundings, we don’t just mean places. We mean people too. There are lots of facets to this city of ours, and the Amazing LA Race offers the full range.”


While Bob and Larry designed the game for tourists, it is also great for locals who want to (or have to) enjoy a ‘staycation.’ “We’ve had LA natives play the game, people who have lived here their entire lives,” says Toffler, “and they’ve said, ‘I saw things today, that I have never seen before. Others have said, ‘it’s the most fun I’ve had in LA.’”


The game/tour ends with a finish-line awards ceremony, where prizes are given to top finishers, and all players receive complimentary beverages and snacks. Most participants use this time to bond with their fellow competitors, regale one another with “war stories,” and declare that they could have won, if only…

_Please note:

This is an outdoor race that takes place rain or shine. Please dress appropriately.

Wear comfortable shoes, bring water and your cell phone or camera._