Hollywood Things to Do

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    View from behind the sign
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  • Me hiking up to the sign, Feb 24 2008
    Me hiking up to the sign, Feb 24 2008
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  • 1. Hollywood Boulevard

    3 out of 5 stars

    I remember Hollywood Blvd, Sunset Strip, Melrose Ave, and etc., as being a very different world. The glizty and galmor has always been here, but there is the seedy side. Many of buildings here and...

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  • 2. TCL Chinese Theater

    This is the Original and most famous, Graumans Chinese Theater but it is now known as TCL Chinese Theatre. The idea was to have a Theatre District in Hollywood and Sid wanted to create an exotic...

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  • 3. Universal Studios

    Every year we like to take the boys somewhere fun and we decided it was time to let them experience Universal Studios, although my oldest has been here a couple of time with the youth centers. My...

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  • 4. Wax Museums

    3 out of 5 stars

    Billed as Hollywood Walk of Fame, is the longest running wax museum in the United States, with more than 45 years of continuous operation by the same owners since 1965. I thought $30 was worth the...

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  • 5. Walk of Fame

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Construction began in the 1960's after many years of setbacks from legal disbutes, a long-planned Walk of Stars began. The first star laid in the new Walk was that of Stanley Kramer on March 28, 1960,...

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  • 6. Hollywood Bowl

    *If you have any opportunity to see a concert at the Hollywood Bowl, you should! One of the very few venues that allow you to picnic on there grounds and bring your own food and drink. If you are...

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  • 7. Hollywood Sign

    4 out of 5 stars

    Designed by Thomas Goff and built for H.J. Whitley in 1923 a land developer who was advertising Whitley Heights, spelled it Hollywoodland. It was originally 30 feet wide and 50 feet high and consisted...

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  • 8. Tours

    I wanted to see Hollywood again, but my friend had never the opportunity to explore Hollywood. Although tour groups are great and fun, but didn't want to be stuck on a bus for hours. So I thought the...

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  • 9. Ripley's Believe It or Not

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This is a tourist attraction in Hollywood. Two floors of oddities, artifacts and Hollywood props in 10,000 square feet of space. Discount tickets can be obtained if you are a AAA (Auto Club of...

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  • 10. Magic Castle

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This place is very exclusive club that only members are allowed to see its secret confines. I had the opportunity to attend and I appreciate it, but was not interested because it was too expensive. I...

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  • 11. Warner Brothers Studios

    Warner Brothers Studios is a historic 110-acre business and home to 30 sound stages, 20-acre back-lot that can transformer itself to bustling metropolitan city, a jungle and Main Street, USA. Once...

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  • 12. Dolby Theatre

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    the theater of the Oscar's. As Everyone Knows, This is the Annual Site of the Academy Awards (Also known as Oscars) since 2002. Although this is known as the Oscar's Roost, the kodak theater also...

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  • 13. Guiness Museum

    This is the place for those who love to learn about the biggest, smallest, best, worst that is in the weird world we live in. Check on line for the VIP Pass that offers this attraction at a reduced...

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  • 14. Art - Architecture

    What makes this corner so famous? Hollywood and Vine use to be nothing but lemon and orange groves. Can you imagine lemon and orange groves here before it became a concrete jungle? This area in the...

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  • 15. Shopping

    Located in the heart of Hollywood the Hollywood & Highland Center is a retail and entertainment center. Here you will find the Kodak Theater (Home to the Academy Awards), nightclubs, Mann Chinese 6...

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  • 16. Pantages Theatre

    If you are going to LA you might want to check out what is playing at the Pantages Theatre. Over the Memorial Day weekend, my sister invited me to see Wicked. I had heard great stuff about this...

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  • 17. Grauman's Egyptian Theater

    the Egyptian is the first of Sid Grauman's efforts to offer an exotic movie palace as venue for the newest films out. The Theater had declined by the 1990's and in an effort to save it the City of...

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  • 18. Farmers Market

    In the late 1800's this was a dairy farm. Oil was discovered and the land made way. In time a market place was set up at this location for the local farmers to bring their products to sell to the oil...

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  • 19. Griffith Observatory

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The best of all Hollywood, we left it for Sunday and we visited in our little tour around with Hans, Lori and Sharon. From here on a clear day, you can have great views of Los Angeles and the...

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  • 20. TV Shows

    We had a great night as part of the audience on the sitcom All of Us . It was interesting to watch the actors stumble over their lines and the retakes that happened . ( OK so maybe they do work a...

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  • 21. El Capitan Theater

    The vision was to have a Hollywood Theatre District. The "Father of Hollywood," Charles Toberman and Sid Grauman opened, the "Egyptian in 1922, "El Capitan in 1926 and the "Chinese Theatre in 1927....

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  • 22. The Tar Pits (Page Museum at La Brea)

    This is a fantastic place to visit while in Hollywood! Since my last visit, this place has really changed. The whole complex has been developed and extended. The Tar pits are still bubbling and open...

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  • 23. Capital Record's

    The Capitol Records has always been the one landmark that tells you your near Hollywood. I cannot tell you how many times of the many years I have passed by the structure and never really took a look....

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  • 24. Themed Parks

    going to disneyland, which is a 27 mile drive away from hollywood. When Walt Disney Draw a figure of a mouse in the 1920's when he was just a struggling animator in the depths of despair at not...

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  • 25. Combined Suggestions

    downtown LA is just a 10 minute drive from hollywood boulevard. the Downtown area was second only to the Glamour and Popularity of Hollywood in the pre-war years but the historic area slowly became...

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