SIGHTSEEING & ATTRACTIONS IN HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA
Discover some of the most well-known attractions in Hollywood with ease when you stay at our Sunset Strip hotel. With dozens of great museums, music venues, and celebrity¬-centric attractions nearby. Best Western Plus Sunset Plaza Hotel is a great choice for those looking to stay in a quiet hotel suite close to popular Hollywood attractions. Tour a variety of famed attractions for the full Hollywood experience, and talk to our helpful staff about making reservations at any one of these places.
TMZ HOLLYWOOD TOUR
Get a glance at the “real” Hollywood. Hit TV show and gossip outlet TMZ offers exciting tours to those who want to experience celebrity life in Hollywood. Do you ever wonder where your favorite celebrities like to dine or where they like to party?
On the TMZ Tours, you will have the chance to see where some of Hollywood’s biggest stars like to frequent. As you cruise around the city with TMZ, get the juiciest gossip and secrets that aren’t revealed on the show.
The TMZ Celebrity Tour will pick you up from our lobby. See ticket information.
TCL CHINESE THEATRE
This Hollywood hot spot has been the host to hundreds of film premieres, three Academy Awards Ceremonies, and much more! The world-famous TCL Chinese Theatre was first opened in 1927 as the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and is also home to the Hand and Footprint Ceremonies where celebrities impress their hands and feet into autographed concrete in front of the theatre. You can also see some of the latest film releases in IMAX!
TCL Chinese Theatre is 2 miles from us. See show times.
HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
With 2,500, three-foot brass stars embedded into the sidewalk and extending 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and 3 blocks of Vine Street, The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a cherished attraction in Hollywood, California. Some of the biggest names in entertainment are featured on the stars, in honor of their great contributions to the industry.
Take a walk down one of Hollywood’s most prominent streets and snap a picture next to your favorite celebrities’ stars.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 2 miles from our hotel.
MADAME TUSSAUDS HOLLYWOOD WAX MUSEUM
There is always a possibility of running into someone famous in Hollywood, but Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum is the next best thing to getting up close to a celebrity. At Madame Tussaud’s, some of the biggest names in entertainment have been sculpted into life¬like wax statues.
The museum features rooms with different themes like The A-List Party, Crime, Action Heroes, and Sports, just to name a few. Visit the museum and take pictures with Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin, Justin Bieber, Will Smith, Kobe Bryant, Martin Scorsese, The Rock, and so many more!
RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT!
Ripley’s Believe it or Not! offers attendees a unique and unusual experience. The family¬-friendly attraction presents over 300 strange and unbelievable exhibits and artifacts across 11 galleries in a building called the “Odditorium.” Odd is the perfect way to describe Ripley’s.
With artifacts like real shrunken heads, a prehistoric bear skeleton, a 9 ¬foot Transformer made of scrap metal, a motorcycle made out of candy, and hundreds other additional exhibits, you’re sure to see something that will blow your mind.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not! is open 364 days a year from 10 AM to Midnight and is suitable for all ages.
Observe and ponder the universe that surrounds us. Enter the Samuel Oschin Planetarium and see the sky like never before with the Zeiss Star Projector. This exceptional piece of technology projects images of outer space from any time in history for an in¬depth, educational look at our galaxy. The are many other attractions like the “Depths of Space” exhibit which gives guests a closer look at some of the celestial bodies deep in the universe.
The Griffith Observatory also provides an amazing view of Los Angeles and the surrounding area. Visit the Hollywood Terrace and take a picture with the Hollywood Sign in the background.
Griffith Observatory is about 7 miles from us. Admission is free!
Currently closed due to COVID-19.
You’ve seen it in hundreds of TV shows, movies, commercials, and promos. The glorious Hollywood Sign is the world-renowned landmark of the city. With each letter standing at 45 feet tall and all nine extending for 350 feet, it’s hard to miss this structure sitting in the hills overlooking the city. One of the top attractions in Hollywood, Los Angeles, the sign has gone through a long history of changes before it became the beautiful icon that it is today.
Choose the true Hollywood experience and take one of the daily tours to get close enough to the sign for a picture. Our staff can set up the tour for you!
EL CAPITAN THEATRE
Get an unmatched movie theater experience at the El Capitan Theatre. Home to some of the most innovative movie ¬viewing technology by Disney®, this theatre features Dolby ATMOS sound systems and a Christie Solaria projection system.
Viewers can experience premiere and pre-show events of some of the biggest Disney® releases.
El Capitan Theatre is 2 miles from us. See show times.
Part movie studio lot; part amusement park, Universal Studios is one of hottest attractions in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Visit the home of cinema classics like Jaws, Psycho, Back to Future, Jurassic Park, and others. Take one of the guided tours to see where and how these films were made and get some inside information into the industry.
After the tour, get on the thrill rides including Jurassic Park, Revenge of the Mummy, and Transformers: The Ride. You can also visit the home of the Simpsons in the Springfield section of Universal Studios. Visit hotspots from the TV Show like the Kwik¬E Mart and Moes Tavern, and stroll over to Krustyland to take a journey on the Simpsons Ride.
Ask our staff to set up the tour for you!
Book your stay at our Sunset Strip hotel close to the top attractions in Hollywood!