Welcome to the Tour of California
This comprehensive tour of California is a self-guided driving tour of Hollywood, Los Angeles filming locations, 17 Mile Drive, Big Sur, Pacific Coast Highway, San Francisco City, Silicon Valley, Joshua Tree, La Jolla, and Lake Tahoe. Phew! The best part – your tour is valid for a lifetime. Yes, you read that right – all our tours come with lifetime validity, so you can do a tour Tour of California over a few weekends, months, or even years!
Big Sur Tour
Experience the iconic Big Sur road trip with a self-guided driving tour! Drive over Bixby Bridge, pull over at McWay Falls, and enjoy the rugged coastline on this segment of the Pacific Coast Highway/Route 1. As you drive, learn about the fairytale cottages of Carmel, the purple sand at Pfeiffer Beach, and the enormous elephant seals at San Simeon. Discover the fascinating geologic history and environmental factors that make the Big Sur driving tour a must-do California road trip.
Silicon Valley Tour
Explore the birthplace of tech! Drive through the Silicon Valley tour while checking out the headquarters of tech giants like Apple, Google, Facebook, Tesla, and more. Learn about the visionaries who’ve shaped the world around us, from the feud between Bill Gates and Steve Jobs to the controversies around Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos to the eccentricities of Elon Musk. Understand why their companies succeeded, how they’re growing now, and what’s in store for the future. As you explore all that Silicon Valley has to offer, you’ll find yourself at the cutting edge of technological marvels!
Pacific Coast Highway Tour
The GPS-enabled offline driving tour of California’s most famous Pacific Coast Highway! (Also known as Route 1 or 101 or Highway 1 or 101.) This tour stretches between San Francisco to Los Angeles, one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world!
La Jolla Tour
Explore beautiful La Jolla, the Jewel of San Diego, with a self-guided audio tour! Discover the iconic landmarks of this famous California town as you drive, from world-renowned ocean views to historic homes. On the La Jolla tour learn about the early struggles with drinkable water, it’s historic figures like Ellen Scripps and Dr. Seuss, and its growth into a “Jewel” of the California coastline. Explore Coast Boulevard, La Jolla Cove, and Prospect Ave. This self-guided driving tour allows you to explore La Jolla with maximum flexibility and value.
San Francisco City Tour
Explore all that San Francisco has to offer, from the twists and turns of Lombard Street, through the bustling streets of Chinatown, and to the top of Telegraph Hill! This comprehensive self-guided San Francisco City Tour covers everything from the Painted Ladies to the Golden Gate Bridge. A San Francisco self-guided tour is a must-do on your tour of California.
Lake Tahoe Tour
Explore Lake Tahoe’s dazzlingly blue waters and stunning mountainous backdrop with this self-guided audio tour! Drive around the entirety of the lake as you learn about its origins, admire its breathtaking vistas, and dive into its Gilded Age history. Explore hikes, historic homes, and waterfall views along the Lake Tahoe tour. This self-guided driving tour allows you to experience all of Lake Tahoe with maximum flexibility and value.
LA Filming Locations Tour
With up-close looks at famous filming locations across Los Angeles, this tour puts you in the director’s chair! As the beating heart of the film industry, just about everywhere in Los Angeles has starred on the big screen at some point. This tour shows you the best of the best.
Hollywood Homes Tour
Visit all of your favorite Celebrity Homes and hear about their famous occupants! Drive from Sunset Strip to Bel Air and check out celeb homes in high-end Rodeo Drive, luxurious Beverly Hills, and star-studded Hollywood Hills. From the classic stars of yesterday to the mega-stars of today, this tour will talk about all of your favorite celebrities. End with a visit to the famous Hollywood Sign! Hear entertaining & exciting celebrity stories as you drive through legendary neighborhoods.
Joshua Tree National Park Tour
Explore the rugged, mystical beauty of Joshua Tree National Park with a self-guided driving tour. This raw desert landscape features incredible vistas, stunning rock formations, and eponymous cartoonish trees. As you drive on the Joshua Tree National Park tour and listen to stories around each bend in the road, keep an eye out for desert animals like the roadrunner, tortoise, and even bald eagle. Plus, enjoy a Bonus Tour of Palm Springs!
17 Mile Drive Tour
Explore the famous 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, Monterey with a self-guided driving tour! Learn about iconic landmarks like Lone Cyprus, Seal Rock, and Spanish Bay as you drive past. Discover the history behind Cannery Row, Monterey’s Aquarium, and Fisherman’s Wharf in the Pacific Grove segment of the 17 Mile Drive audio tour.
Starting Point Address – 17 Mile Drive (Monterey to Carmel): 2041 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940
Preview the Tour
Welcome - 17 Mile Drive
Hollywood - Dean Martin
Silicon Valley - Facebook
Joshua Tree - Visitor Center
Big Sur - Bixbys Insta-fame
Driving / Walking
20 - 24 Hours
What do we do?
Well simply put, Action Tour Guide is an audio guide, map, and tour book – all in one app! We are a GPS-enabled app-based tour that narrates information based on your location right on your phone.