Pay tribute to cinematic history in the beating heart of Hollywood’s entertainment district.
In a town bursting with movie screens, The Chinese Theater may be L.A.’s finest. A sought-after venue for hosting movie premieres, the theater features one of the largest movie screens in North America. It opened in 1927 and was declared a historic and cultural landmark in 1968. It’s been in a more or less constant state of renovation and rehabilitation since then, in order to preserve, update and enhance its world-renowned grandeur and décor. Visitors can soak up the majesty by seeing a movie on one of its six screens (the IMAX screen is housed in one of the world’s largest IMAX auditoriums) or enjoying a VIP tour. Be sure to take in the theater’s concrete forefront, which boasts impressions from nearly 200 Hollywood celebrities, dating back to the 1920s. But if it’s embedded homages to the stars you’re after, travel a few blocks east on Hollywood Boulevard to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where you’ll find more than 2,600 terrazzo-and-brass stars spanning 18 city blocks, honoring famous actors, musicians, directors, producers and beloved fictional characters.
- Located at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, the Hollywood Museum features four floors and more than 10,000 pieces of Hollywood memorabilia.
- Steps away from the Chinese Theatre and the Walk of Fame, Hollywood & Highland is where you’ll find the Dolby Theatre (host to the Academy Awards), as well as world-class shopping and dining, red-carpet movie premieres and acclaimed live theater.
- Visit the famous wax museum at Madame Tussaud’s Hollywood, where you can finally take that selfie with Taylor Swift you’ve been longing for.
If You Go
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
See website for movie showing and tour times
Metro Red Line to Hollywood/Highland station
Recommended time to spend:
Anywhere from 10 minutes to three hours
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Boulevard & N Highland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Open 24 hours
Metro Red Line to Hollywood/Highline station
Recommended time to spend:
One to four hours
Where to stay
With its location adjacent to the University of Southern California campus, Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC offers prospective students, visiting parents, and returning alumni an unbeatable location. The pet-friendly hotel also provides guests with amenities such as three restaurants, a fitness center, outdoor pool and hot tub, business center, and a 24-hour sundry shop.
Radisson Suites Hotel Anaheim – Buena Park is the perfect getaway location for your family to explore the Anaheim area. The property is less than one mile from both the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament and Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, and also offers complimentary shuttles to the nearby Disneyland Resort.
Radisson Hotel Chatsworth’s pristine location provides you with easy access to the best of Southern California, while also being just outside of the big-city bustle. The hotel offers a secluded courtyard, fitness center, outdoor pool, Caprese Restaurant and Lounge, 24-hour business center, and free parking.
The Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Ontario Mills, CA provides guests with an unparalleled location at the intersection of I-10 and I-35. The hotel boasts complimentary ONT Airport Shuttle, 24/7 fitness center, a heated outdoor pool, and a 24-hour business center.
Located only 11 miles from Disney California Adventure Park and Disneyland Resort, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson John Wayne Airport, CA is a prime location for any family looking to visit the resorts. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to John Wayne Airport, outdoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, business center, and free hot breakfast.
Offering views of Disneyland Park’s spectacular fireworks show from the comfort of our outdoor heated pool, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Anaheim CA is an unbeatable location for your trip to the park. The hotel is also only five minutes from Angel Stadium, across the street from the GardenWalk, and close to the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena.