Notice the details that make Silver Lake different from the rest of Los Angeles in this guided walking tour! Step into one of the city’s eccentric and hip neighborhoods and discover its beloved painted staircases. Get lost in the color and the murals by both old and new artists, all the while learning all about its significance to the people of the area!
You will be meeting your guide for the Tour of Silver Lake's Painted Staircases at Silver Lake Recreation Center - 1850 W Silver Lake Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90026, or as advised on your e-ticket. Please be at the location 10-15 minutes prior to your tour.How long is this tour?
The Tour of Silver Lake's Painted Staircases is approximately 2.5 hours.What does the tour include?
This tour includes a local English-speaking guide, and an expertly guided walking tour. Travel Curious tours are all given in English, but numerous guides may speak other languages. Please call the number provided on your e-ticket to see if they can accommodate any special requests.What will we see on the Tour of Silver Lake's Painted Staircases?
You will be seeing and touring the following areas: (1) The Silver Lake Recreation Center, the department that provides recreational programs across LA (2) Silver Lake neighborhood, the stairway capital of LA (3) Swan Stairs and its 287 steps full of Evelyn Leigh's artwork (4) Cicero Stairs, the unpainted pathway to Sunset Blvd where you can take a coffee and snack break (5) The Lower Micheltorena Stairs, with its quirky murals, and the Descanso Stairway for breathtaking viewpoints of LA (6) Murray Stairs, known as the piano stairs, and the steep Effie/Rotary StairsIs transportation included?
This is a family-friendly, guided walking tour. Transportation is not included in the Tour of Silver Lake's Painted Staircases.Is parking provided?
No, but there are multiple parking garages and free street parking available near the departure point. Most garages nearby charge according to length of stay, time of the day, and day of the week. You can also contact the phone number on your e-ticket to ask for advice on how to get to the departure point via car or public transport.Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?
This tour is suitable for all ages. All guests must be at moderate physical fitness as the majority of the Tour of Silver Lake's Painted Staircases will be spent walking.What should I bring?
Bring your camera and cash on hand for any other purchases or gratuities (optional)!What should I wear?
Casual clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended.Will there be other people on the tour?
This is a private walking tour, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.How does Travel Curious ensure the quality of their guides?
All tour guides currently active go through a vetting process in which they carry out interviews, check previous reviews and employers references if applicable. More importantly, they make sure that these guides provide an excellent experience for the guests.