Wilshire Boulevard spans 15.8 miles from Grand Avenue in Downtown L.A. to Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica. A bus tour of Wilshire Blvd will give you a great view of some nice parts of LA. This is not a formal tour offered by a tour bus company. You simply ride the public transportation on Wilshire Blvd. See also: Wilshire Boulevard Virtual Tour.
Getting there: From LAX, a bus ride takes 30-60 minutes each way (including transfers) to get to the intersection of Wilshire and Sepulveda.
Tip: This is a self-guided tour, so be sure to download and print information from one of the websites listed above.
Time estimate: After you arrive at Wilshire and Sepulveda, the bus tour of Wilshire Blvd will take 3 to 6 hours, or more, depending on your stops and traffic. So this activity will take anywhere from 5 to 8 hours, plus time for stops. Don't forget to allow an additional hour to get through security and walking through the terminal at LAX.