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Hollywood Boulevard

Explore the best attractions along famous Hollywood Boulevard.

Hollywood Boulevard is at the epicenter of LA's burgeoning entertainment industry! 

Walk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame to find your favorite celebrity's star, or visit the massive 640,000 square foot Ovation Hollywood mall with loads of restaurants and shops.

Hollywood Boulevard is where Old Hollywood got started, with gorgeous movie palaces open for tours. Sign up for a tour and be dazzled by the stunning interiors of the TCL Chinese Theater and El Capitan Theater, or the sleek Dolby Theater where the Oscars is held.  

10 best things to do on Hollywood Boulevard

1. Eat and shop at Ovation Hollywood.

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Start at the dramatic entrance to the Ovation Hollywood on Hollywood Boulevard.  Shop at Sephora, Lucky Brand Jeans, Aldo, Guess, and Sketchers, or enjoy a meal at the California Pizza Kitchen, Hard Rock Cafe, Johnny Rockets (burgers), or Lucky Strike (gastropub).

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A second set of stairs leads to observation decks at the rear of the courtyard, with views of the Hollywood Sign.  

There used to be a sculpture of a yellow chaise lounge for tourists to sit on, but this has since been removed and replaced by the observation decks. 

2. Go bowling at the coolest place in town.

Bowl at Lucky Strike's cool underground venue at Ovation Hollywood on Hollywood Boulevard, with bowling lanes, leading edge lighting and sound, a gastropub, and live music.  Book a lane.

3. Take a pic of the Hollywood Sign.

Go to the top of the stairs at the Ovation Hollywood for views of the Hollywood Sign.

4.  Pose like a celebrity on the steps of the Dolby Theater.

Pose like a celebrity on the grand stairway leading to the the Dolby Theater where the Academy Awards are held.  Book a tour of its magnificent interior, and check events at the Dolby Theater.

5.  Tour the famous TCL Chinese Theater.

Watch a movie at the TCL Chinese Theater, or book a tour to see this authentic 1920's movie palace.  You probably recognize the TCL Chinese Theater from big movie premieres. 

6.  Check out a 1920's movie palace at the El Capitan Theater.

The El Capitan Theater is across the road from the Dolby Theater on Hollywood Boulevard.  This restored 1920's movie palace hosts Disney premieres, and you can also book a tour.

7.  Visit the Forecourt of the Stars to see celebrity handprints and footprints.

Visit the Forecourt of the Stars at the TCL Chinese Theater, to see 300 celebrity handprints, footprints and autographs. 

8.  Search for celebrity stars along the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame along Hollywood Boulevard, with nearly 3,000 pink terrazzo stars inlaid with bronze, and find your favorite celebrity's star.  Take a photo of the talented street performers impersonating Hollywood personalities and characters.

Here's Michael Jackson doing some impromptu dance moves on the street!

Spiderman struts his stuff for the tourists!

Robert Downey Junior (Iron Man) poses for a photo with Jackie Chan.

9.  Catch a fun show at Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Attend a free recording of the popular talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live, across the street from the Dolby Theater.  Reserve tickets here.

10.  Visit famous museums along Hollywood Boulevard like Madame Tussauds.

Visit Museums along Hollywood Boulevard, like Madame Tussauds Wax Museum Hollywood, Ripleys Believe it or Not, The Hollywood Museum, Guinness World Records Museum, and Hollywood Wax Museum.

Check out the cool Delorean car, the from the 1985 hit "Back to the Future".

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