- Addresses and Maps to the Homes of Hollywood Stars
Well they say they're the stars' homes, anyway.
- Angels Flight
"The shortest railway in the world" is located in the heart of downtown LA. When you get to the bottom, cross the street and head over to the Central Market. To get the real flavor of downtown, try the
Gotta eat, right? This link takes you to Yahoo's directory of Pasadena restaurants, broken down by type of food served.
- Graveline Tours
Now this is the sort of activity that you will really want to write home about! You get to ride in a
hearse and tour the final resting places of various famous stars and get a good dose of
Hollywood lore along the way.
- Hollywood Sign
Sorry, you can't climb up to it. But there is a Hollywood Sign spycam.
- Hollywood Walk of Fame
These are the stars on the sidewalk, not the hand and footprints. Those are at Mann's (formerly Graumn's) Chinese Theatre on
- Recreation and Sports
LA Yahoo's directory of recreation and sports links will tell you everything you need to know about where to go to engage in whatever
activities you might enjoy.
- Third Street Promenade
Want to check out the beach, shop and eat all at the same time? Spend some time on Santa Monica's
Third St. Promenade.
- Universal CityWalk
Another shopping, dining and walking around spot, this one is in Universal City, right by Universal Studios.
- Walking Tours
With over 600 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, you may wish to take
a tour of homes or historic areas in Pasadena. Self-guided walking tours are available at the Pasadena
Convention & Visitors Bureau. American Arts and Crafts architecture buffs will find many fine examples of Craftsman homes from this era.
One of the most exquisite examples is the Gamble House, designed
by Charles and Henry Greene in 1908.
- Westwood Village
Westwood is a walker-friendly area near the Getty Museum, right down the hill from UCLA, and has lots
of great movie theatres, restaurants, and a playhouse.