Hermosa: Exploring One of the Happiest Seaside Towns in America

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2 miles
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Duration 2h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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Hosted by Leadership Hermosa Beach Class of 2019
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Discover one of America's happiest little beach cities with your own in-app audio tour
  • Learn the history that's made Hermosa the idyllic Southern California Beach Community
  • Walk along the Surfer’s Walk of Fame and hear how Hermosa became the birthplace of surfing
  • Stand on the pier and admire breathtaking ocean views that will leave an everlasting smile
  • Savor the historic ambiance of the former Metropolitan Theatre which also staged punk rock concerts
Take this in-app audio tour of vibrant Hermosa Beach, a place rich in history and captivating views. Throughout this tour, we'll explore the history that has shaped Hermosa into the vibrant destination it is today. From Hollywood productions to the Surfers Walk of Fame, and the contributions of jazz and punk musicians who began their careers here, Hermosa Beach has long been a hub of pop culture. Your journey begins at Greenwood Park, near the iconic Vetter Windmill. Here, you'll delve into the fascinating tale of the city's 1900s origin and the influential figures who shaped its early history. As you stroll along Pier Avenue, immerse yourself in the past. Discover the once-thriving silk production and charming auto camps that adorned the city. Behold the magnificent art deco building that once housed a vibrant theatre, a testament to Hermosa Beach's artistic heritage and cultural significance over the years. The tour will lead you to the pristine beach—the heart of Hermosa's past, present, and future. Experience the essence of this coastal gem, known by many names—a Southern California Beach Community, one of the Happiest Seaside Towns in America, the laid-back birthplace of California surfing, and a city that leaves an everlasting smile, whether you're here for a weekend or a lifetime. The final destination is Noble Park, a place embracing all, from tightrope walkers to dogs and everything in between, reflecting the diverse and inclusive spirit of Hermosa.

What's included

  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Offline functionality, audio narration, historical photos, and written text explanations
  • Recommendation on where to buy vintage items and collectibles
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Vetter Windmill
California 1, 1200
Noble Park
The Strand, 1400
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
Cancellation policies vary according to activity type. Please check the conditions of your required activity Self-guided audio tour.
Hermosa Beach has been referred to as many things; the idyllic Southern California Beach Community; one of the Happiest Seaside Towns in America; a Quaint laid-back birthplace of California surfing; and a city that will make you smile for a weekend or for a...

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