Open Bus Hollywood Tour of Sunset Boulevard
Experience Sunset Boulevard on our Open Top Hollywood Tour with our fun and very knowledgeable driver/guide, you will be entertained with the sights and stories!
See Movie Magic Central on Celebrity-infused Private Tours of Hollywood, the most famous location in the world for movies and television with lots of celebrities to be seen on a daily basis going to or from the many Hollywood studios and film locations.
Stepping on the stars of celebrities on Hollywood Boulevard when on a private tour of Hollywood is just one of the things to do in this very famous neighbourhood in Los Angeles.
Hollywood Boulevard is a famous street in the neighbourhood and a great place to take a walking tour because then you can see up close the famous stars all along the sidewalk or in Muhammad Ali’s case on the wall of the Kodak Theatre because he ‘did not want to be walked on!’
An interesting fact on how Hollywood emerged as the filmmaking centre; Thomas Edison’s company in New Jersey held nearly all moviemaking patents and anyone who began or made movies were sued and production was stopped. To get away from this and where it would be difficult to enforce or sue the filmmakers, they moved out west to Los Angeles.
Little facts you may not know;
See on a sightseeing tour the light atop the Capital Records Tower which blinks continuously, it is actually spelling out Hollywood in Morse code and has done, since1956, when the building first opened.
Neil Armstrong and the Apollo XI crew have moons instead of stars on Hollywood Boulevard which you can see on a walking tour.
How the name came about according to a diary of H.J. Whitley; When he was standing at the top of a hill over the valley, a Chinese man passed in a wagon. He asked the Chinese man what he was doing and his reply was “I holly-wood” meaning I haul wood, HJ Whitely decided there and then that the name his new town would be Hollywood.
It is recommended that the best time to visit the State of California is anytime during the months of September to November. The Autumn still has warm temperatures and there are fewer crowds than the summer months. It is a better time to go on sightseeing tours. Check out when there are events or celebrations on during the year as they are always a good time to go no matter what the weather is like.
There are cheap, mid-range and expensive hotels, guesthouses and restaurants all over the United States; how much you spend will depend on how much you have or want to spend. It is possible to eat lunches for as little as $5 if you are not fussy with location. A boutique hotel for one night B&B ranges from $180 to $380. The variation is due to the time of the year and peak or off seasons. The price of private tours will also vary with the seasons.
Research on the area you are travelling to is advisable and book all private tours or sightseeing tours in advance of travelling to ensure no disappointment when you arrive. Make restaurant reservations as early as possible when in California. Never walk alone at night and avoid dark streets. Be aware of pickpockets as they are everywhere in the world, always only carry enough money for the duration you are out and have it securely on your person.
The majority of California has a Mediterranean-like climate which are warm, dry summer and mild, wet winters. January-March are the winter months and vary from cool temperature in San Francisco to sunny days in Los Angeles and San Diego. Summer June-August can get very hot no matter what city you are in. Spring and Autumn are a combination of mixed, very bearable temperatures, rain and sun