The Hollywood sign, movie studios, film stars, the Oscars, excellent dining and shopping are just some of the highlights of a holiday in Hollywood. Situated west-northwest of downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood encompasses the areas of West Hollywood, Burbank and Glendale and the famous streets of Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood Boulevard, Sunset Strip and Melrose Avenue. Paramount and Universal Studios, the Celebrity Walk of Fame, Grauman's Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Studio Museum should all be on your must-visit list. The Hollywood & Highland Centre, home to over 60 stores, 9 restaurants, 6 movie theatres and 2 nightclubs, together with the Oscar venue Kodak Theatre, is also not to be missed. When the sun goes down, West Hollywood and Sunset Boulevard are where the rich and famous come out to play and host to some of Los Angeles' most famous clubs. With so many attractions to experience in just one area, it's easy to see why a holiday in Holywood is a favourite with movie fans and fun-seekers alike.
There are lots of things to see and do during a holiday in Hollywood. Paramount and Universal Studios are filled with attractions and rides. Take a bus tour of movie star homes. Join the audience and watch TV programmes being filmed. Visit the famous waxworks at Madame Tussaud's. For movie memorabilia, the Hollywood History Museum is the top choice. The views from the Griffith Observatory are stunning. Children will enjoy the El Capitan Theatre with its live Disney character performances and interactive exhibits.
Hollywood boasts a lively nightlife. Head to Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood for a choice of top class clubs. The Hollywood & Highland Centre also has movie theatres, restaurants and nightclubs. The Hollywood Bowl plays hosts to events and jazz, opera, music and rock concerts throughout the year.
There are many dining options to tempt you on holiday in Hollywood. From gourmet restaurants to fast food, from all you can eat buffets to international cuisine, the choice is amazing. The diners along Sunset Boulevard in West Holywood are a popular and tasty choice. The Hollywood & Highland Centre has no less than 9 restaurant to choose from.
It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.
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