Great Escapes: Our guide to Hollywood, CA

It’s showtime. 🎬

Hollywood Grauman's Chinese Theatre SD

Grauman’s Chinese Theatre is a must-see landmark in Hollywood.

Planning a getaway? Check out Hollywood, California — the famous hub for creatives and entertainment fanatics alike. If you’re a fan of the silver screen, this one’s for you.

Hi, SDtoday editor Monica here. Living in San Diego, we’re just a skip away from Hollywood, California — about a two-and-half hour drive. From the iconic Hollywood Sign and Hollywood Walk of Fame, to the historic Grauman’s Chinese Theater, there’s so much to see in Tinseltown. It’s showtime. 🎬

Hollywood Sign SD Great Escapes

The iconic sign atop Mount Lee lets you know you have arrived.

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Why go?

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Give yourself plenty of time for this fun stroll.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame SD

Finding the names of your favorite stars + artists is always fun along the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Act like a local:

Madame Tussauds Hollywood SD

SDtoday editor Monica having a “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” moment with Hollywood icon Audrey Hepburn’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds.

Photo via Monica Garske

Where to stay:

Hollywood Vrbo Great Escapes SD

After exploring Hollywood, stay the night at this cute townhouse.

Photo via Vrbo

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