Hollywood, California, known for being the capital of the entertainment industry, is one of the most popular tourist locations in all of California. Stay right here in one of our Hollywood vacation rentals to truly immerse yourself in Tinseltown with its numerous historic museums, unique shops, and electrifying Hollywood nightlife.
Things to Do in Hollywood, CA
While many come to Hollywood to walk where celebrities have walked and hopefully catch a glimpse of one, there is a thrilling, family-friendly park where you can get an even greater peak into the magic behind the camera: Universal Studios Hollywood. With heart-pumping roller-coasters like Jurassic Park and the famous Universal Studios tour, which takes you through old movie scenes, the whole family is sure to have an exciting day here. Pantages Theater brings Broadway to Hollywood, and boasts spectacular stage views from any seat. The Hollywood Bowl, a vintage outdoor amphitheater, has national tours like Neil Diamond, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, and even the Los Angeles Philharmonic!
Want to skip having to make breakfast at your beautiful Hollywood vacation rental? Head to Lowes Hollywood for their Sunday champagne brunch, and enjoy swinging jazz tunes and a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet before heading back out on the town. Pay a visit the Hollywood Museum with its 10,000-piece collection of famous cinema memorabilia, like Marilyn Monroe's million dollar dress or Frankenstein and Elvira.
With all the hustle and bustle of an urban environment like Hollywood, it's nice to escape the noise and enjoy peaceful serenity for a few minutes. Ferndell Nature Center, a Hollywood hidden gem in Griffith Park, brings a glorious tranquil afternoon relaxing or picnicking on a bench shaded by lush towering trees. You can go on to enjoy more of what Griffith Park has to offer by visiting the Los Angeles Zoo.
If you're visiting between May and August, you'll have to take a Saturday night to view a famous Hollywood film from the beautiful outdoors put on by Cinespia. Don't forget to stock up on snacks for you movie at Sweet! Hollywood, with its 28,000 square feet of candy bars and lollipops, or even make your own creation in their Chocolate Lab!
Day Trips from Hollywood
Seeing more of the sunny Los Angeles area is a snap from the central location of your Hollywood vacation rental. West Hollywood is a short drive, where you can easily walk the entire mile and a half of the Sunset Strip or visit Sunset Plaza.
Of course, you can't miss out on the beautiful Southern California beaches during your stay. The nearest must-visit spots are Santa Monica and Venice, both under 20 miles away.
Whether you come for the sunshine or the stargazing, you'll find an unforgettable adventure awaits when you book one of our Hollywood vacation rentals!
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