Home of the world’s most reputable film industry, Hollywood carries the legend of Golden Age glamour into iconic modern day entertainment. Explore the history made timeless by cinema and soak up that California sun on its star-studded streets. But remember, there is more to Hollywood than fawning over the silver screen. Be sure to go behind the scenes of this famous Los Angeles neighbourhood, from its eclectic communities in the east to the palm tree-edged streets of trendy West Hollywood, there’s always hidden talents to discover.Culture While it acts as the backdrop for the motion pictures we all know and love, Hollywood’s glittering glamour is met by a plethora of other creative and cultural pursuits. The unique museums, art galleries, boutique shops and jazz concerts are just a few of the things on offer for holidaymakers and locals alike. Food & Drink Any cravings can be satisfied with the range of world-wide cuisine on offer in central Los Angeles. For the real American dining experience, go all-out on a Hollywood classic with a steak and a martini at Musso & Frank Grill, where the stars have famously dined in its red booths. NightlifeThe countless bars and clubs of Hollywood range from the sleek and stylish to the wild and lively hotspots of the Sunset Strip. For a truly memorable trip, check out any events coming up at the Hollywood Bowl, which plays host to regular concerts in its open air amphitheatre. Important InformationFlight Time: 11hr 30Time Difference: -7hrCurrency: US Dollars Official Language: English
Hollywood's weather is generally mild and enjoyable all year round - although the heat can get pretty intense in the summer months. Make sure to pack plenty of sun cream if you're travelling at this time. Otherwise, this corner of Los Angeles enjoys an almost Mediterranean-like climate. Rain is a rare occurrence in the summer, while the winters tend to be more humid.
Things To Do on Hollywood Holidays
Hollywood Walk of FameIt may be the most jam-packed part of Hollywood, but for a good reason. Dive into the hustle and bustle by walking upon the thousands of stars of the film industry. While you’re here, check out the historic TCL Chinese Theatre, offering tours and decorated with celebrity hand and footprints. Studio ToursHow can you go to the film capital of the world without checking out some camera crew sets, right? Head to Paramount Pictures or Warner Bros. Studios for some real behind the scenes action, or try Universal Studios just north of the Hollywood Hills if you’re partial to some amusement park adventure. Griffith Observatory From the stars of cinema to the stars of the sky, the Griffith Observatory offers astronomical wonders in its planetarium and exhibits. Visitors have free admission and can enjoy panoramic views of the city and famous Hollywood sign from its hilltop location. The observatory also plays its own part in several Hollywood movies, including Rebel Without a Cause and La La Land. Sunset BoulevardThis long stretch of road rolls from downtown Hollywood through Beverly Hills and heads towards the Pacific Ocean. Paving the way for mansions in the west and the rock ‘n’ roll legends of the past, driving down this iconic strip is full of Hollywood landmark’s charm and diversity.