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Things to do in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Just two blocks from Hollywood Boulevard, Runyon Canyon Park is an often overlooked urban park that offers some great views. Atop the canyon, you can glimpse views of the San Fernando Valley and the Pacific Ocean, as well as the Hollywood Sign and Giffith Observatory. The park also boasts several hiking trails and is a popular spot for celebrities to exercise. Travelers say that the canyon is reminiscent of Old Hollywood with several old mansions and estates scattered throughout the park – keep your eyes peeled as you follow the trail. ”
  • 984 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Named one of the 10 best live music venues in America by Rolling Stone magazine”
  • 542 locals recommend
Landmark
“Great place to see the famous Walk of Fame of every star who has graced Hollywood. Enjoy exploring and learning more about the world's most famous sidewalk and the celebrities it honors! ”
  • 307 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“It's touristy but fun, shops and restaurants next door to famed Grauman's Chinese Theatre and framed by costumed "superheroes."”
  • 385 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“The Hollywood Pantages is a MUST see when in Los Angeles. A fully restored classic Art Deco theatre, former home of the Academy Awards. You can see Broadway shows with original casts right here in Hollywood! ”
  • 217 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Description: A neighborhood in LA known for entertainment. Attractions include the TCL Chinese Theater and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood Bowl The Greek Theatre Salt & Straw (ice cream) Pizzeria Mozza Katsuya Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles (classic – Snoop drops in often – If you go to the one in South LA bring a strap) Stella Barra (cookies, healthier pizza) ”
  • 179 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Walkable area and a great place to sightsee. You can see buskers/street performers, go shopping, get food, see a movie, or hang out at a bar/lounge. The options are endless. ”
  • 190 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Famous Hollywood sidewalk area emblazoned with stars & celebrity names since 1960.”
  • 114 locals recommend
Museum
“Museum chain for life-size wax replicas of famous Americans & historic icons in themed galleries.”
  • 86 locals recommend
Landmark
“Check their website for upcoming Walk of Fame Star ceremonies and movie premieres. ”
  • 187 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“A must have if visiting LA for the first time! Try the animal style fries 🍟 ”
  • 144 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“Lodging with Old Hollywood glamour, plus a pool, an intimate restaurant & an elegant cocktail bar.”
  • 173 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Plenty of live music nightspot like The Whisky A Go Go, The Viper Room, The Roxy, The State Social House”
  • 127 locals recommend
Comedy Club
“Visit UCB's late-night shows, in particular, to get a window into one of the most well-known stand-up comedy theaters in LA. Tickets are cheap, but make sure to get in line at least half an hour before your show to get good seats. Franklin Tavern right next door is a good place to get a drink and a quick bite before the show. ”
  • 175 locals recommend
Record Shop
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“Music fans head to this bustling shop for its huge selection of vinyl, video & CDs, plus live shows.”
  • 157 locals recommend
Hotel
“The legendary Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel has lounges and pool area that make a magic night in tinsel town possible.”
  • 154 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Burger Restaurant
“A must have if visiting LA for the first time! Try the animal style fries 🍟 ”
  • 144 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Lodging with Old Hollywood glamour, plus a pool, an intimate restaurant & an elegant cocktail bar.”
  • 173 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Beautiful views of Hollywood at a historic establishment! Also has a great tiki bar inside! ”
  • 127 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Upscale signature sushi & Japanese eats plus creative drinks in a chic Philippe Starck-designed space”
  • 89 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“French food. Romantic atmosphere. Outdoor dining too. Great bar. Part of the famous Franklin Village restaurant and theater strip. Walking distance from Chez Ro.”
  • 121 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“A lively bar, although not for everyone (can get bro-y). But really close and can be fun. Has tv's to watch a game also. Can get a quick rotisserie chicken.”
  • 114 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“The BEST breakfast joint on the planet. Lines begin to form on weekends before it opens. ”
  • 115 locals recommend
Brazilian Restaurant
“I LOVE THIS PLACE!! Do not be intimidated by their large menu, their food is something special. ”
  • 84 locals recommend

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