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14 Things to do at the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is more than just a road with names in stars covering the floor. In fact, there are tons of attractions where tourists and LA residents can fill their day with exciting, interactive activities. Whether you are looking for museums, restaurants, theatres, or more, Hollywood Boulevard is the place that truly has it all. Planning out your next Hollywood staycation? Follow along to discover some of the best things to do on and near the Hollywood Walk of Fame

1. The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Address: 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Pricing: Tickets range from $25-$120

The Roosevelt Hotel dates back to “Old Hollywood” where stars such as Marilyn Monroe would constantly stay. If you are looking for something to do during your Hollywood Walk of Fame visit, head on over to walk around the lobby and take a look at their gorgeous pool. If you are hungry, check out their restaurant 25 Degrees, to try some of the best burgers in LA.

2. Madame Tussauds Hollywood

Address: 6933 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Pricing: Tickets range from $30-$70

Dying to get that photo with a celebrity? Well, here is your chance… kind of. The Madame Tussauds Hollywood Wax Museum will make it feel like you’re standing right next to your favorite Hollywood stars! (but sadly, it is just their wax look-a-like.) Swing by to be mind blown and experience stars like Marilyn Monroe, Robert Downey Jr., Brad Pitt, and more, as you view their wax doppelgängers. Book your tickets 24 hours in advance to save money and get access to over 125 celebrity wax figures.

3. Hollywood Museum

Address: 1660 N. Highland Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90028

Pricing: Tickets range from $5-$15

When you hear the word Hollywood, what’s the first thing you think of? Movies? Stars? Icons? If you know anything about LA, you know that all of these options are correct, and lucky for us, the Hollywood Museum showcases it all. Whether you are a film lover or not, the Hollywood Museum showcases tons of memorabilia and allows you to view thousands of props from classic movies, which is sure to peak your interest. Find yourself drifting back into the movies as you see all of the fascinating props that have come straight from the movie set.

4. Ovation Hollywood

Address: 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Pricing: Tickets range from $0-$100

If you are looking for places to eat, shop, or overall just have a good time, Hollywood & Highland has what you’re looking for. A shopping center and entertainment complex where families and groups of friends can enjoy the nightlife of bowling, nightclubs, and did we mention Virtual Reality?! Visit their website to view current and upcoming events so you don’t miss one of their fabulous offerings. 

5. Dolby Theatre

Address: 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Pricing: Tickets range from $35-$175

Home of the Academy Awards, the Dolby Theatre offers more than experiencing the feeling of a celebrity walking the red carpet. The Dolby Theatre offers massive concerts, comedy shows, and musicals, all in a gorgeous wide open venue. The stage is simply beautiful, covered in gold and red coloring, with drapes hanging in the front. Did we mention it holds up to 3,400 people, which is such an incredible experience to be a part of.

6. Jimmy Kimmel Live

Address: 6840 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

To secure a celebrity sighting, first, you need to secure tickets for a Jimmy Kimmel Live show. Tickets sell out pretty fast, but if you are lucky enough to grab tickets, you’ll have the chance to enjoy an afternoon with Jimmy Kimmel, celebrities, musical performances, and a good laugh, that’s for sure. Pro tip: If you head to the back ally of the El Capitan Entertainment Center between 4-6 pm, his guests will usually walk from the studio to the other back lots for the musical guest portion of the show. (Sometimes they will stop to sign autographs.) Catch a glimpse! 

7. Guinness World Records Museum

Address: 6764 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Pricing: Tickets range from $0-$35

Museums are always a safe and fun option when coming to visit Hollywood or anywhere in Los Angeles. Speaking of museums, let’s talk about The Guinness World Records Museum. What separates the Guinness World Records Museum from other museums is the interaction it offers for the attendees. Guests will be able to weigh themselves and compare them to the world record, comparing your height to the tallest man alive, and competing for the record of the largest Pac-Man game. This museum is fun for people of all ages, so be sure to bring your family, and maybe you’ll even break a record!

8. TCL Chinese Theatre

Address: 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Pricing: Tickets range from $15-$40

The TCL Chinese Theatre is one of the most popular theatres in LA, and for obvious reasons. Not only do they show movies, but they also host movie premieres, imprint ceremonies, and film festivals. Check out their website to find out about their movie showings and upcoming events because these are some you won’t want to miss.

9. World of Illusions

Address: 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Pricing: Tickets range from $35-$350

The World of Illusions is probably going to be stand out as the most Instagrammable moment during your visit to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Secure your tickets in advance because the four experiences “Our Giant’s House”, “Museum of Illusions”, “Upside Down House”, and “Smash It” will transport you to a world of imagination.

10. Mama Shelter

Address: 6500 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Pricing: Ranges from $50-$120

Only a few minutes’ walk from the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Mama Shelter is definitely a must-visit. Not only will you get to enjoy quality food, but get to enjoy the view of everything from Downtown LA to the Hollywood Sign. After your meal, stay a little longer to rest your legs with a few cocktails.

11. Beauty & Essex

Address: 1615 Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Pricing: Ranges from $50-$120

If you are looking for a classy setting, Beauty & Essex is the restaurant for you. Only a five-minute walk from the Hollywood Walk of Fame, try some delicious food that you can’t anywhere else. From avocado toast, roasted salmon, and more.

12. Hard Rock Cafe

Address: 6801 Hollywood Blvd Suite 105, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Pricing: Ranges from $50-$100

Now, let’s talk about restaurants because walking for hours can get the legs tired and stomachs grumbling. If you are in the mood for American food, then head over to the Hard Rock Cafe where you get to enjoy burgers and fries, a bar, and live entertainment. The restaurant’s aesthetic is so on brand for LA because of the rock and roll memorabilia surrounding the place. It is such a fun environment to eat in after exploring the Hollywood Walk of Fame which has some of the greatest icons of all time, including musical artists.

13. Katsuya

Address: 6330 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Pricing: Ranges from $50-$100

For all the sushi fans out there, we have a special place for you. Head on over to Katsuya after your day of exploring LA to try “Hollywood’s New Face of Japanese.” It is an LA Girl favorite when we crave some spicy edamame, specialty rolls, and all of the other tasty bites that Katsuya has to offer. Be sure to make a reservation or put your name down ahead of time because just like other LA hotspots, there is sure to be a long wait once the night begins.

14. Delphine Eatery & Bar

Address: 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Pricing: Ranges from $50-$100

Located in the W Hollywood Hotel, the local, fresh, and french inspired restaurant, Delphine Eatery & Bar, is the perfect restaurant where locals and tourists can mingle and discuss all of their favorite LA finds. They serve up delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a friendly atmosphere that has both indoor and outdoor spaces. The inside design is so chic and hip, with a menu that offers raw options, seafood, and more. Enjoy!