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Description: Perched atop Mount Lee, this global symbol of Hollywood glamour measures...
Perched atop Mount Lee, this global symbol of Hollywood glamour measures 450 feet in length with mammoth white letters, each standing 45 feet high, spelling out the name of the city.
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There is always a frisson of excitement when one spots this sign for the first time. It would be even better if it was lit up at night, but nevertheless it it an American icon... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Sherwood Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I was in LA on business and have never ventured to Hollywood and the iconic sign. I decided to make the trek. I found a route that took me to Lake Hollywood Park. The view was great from here. There are many views available but this one let me maximize my time by driving most of the distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We drove to Griffin observatory to view the sign. Great view and free. A lot of cars but easy to park as a lot of people are coming and going.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I think a hike up to the Hollywood sign is probably more meaningful than trolling the Avenue of the Stars. Keep your eyes peeled for the coyotes. They are not terribly shy and they will walk right by you on the path but I've never had problems with them. It is a bit of a hike so be sure to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

First off if your in Hollywood for a tour/visit of the city and this is not on your list, what is wrong with you?!?! This icon sign is what everyone should see at least once. I took a tour group up to the sign and stopped near the Lake Hollywood Park which is a little dog park near the sign;... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Me and a friend decided to hike the Hollywood sign instead of doing a tour. We left around 10am and arrived back around 3pm. It is a must see when in LA, it is hard work. But worth it when you get to the top!! Make sure you take plenty of water because it gets hotter the higher you go,... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

There is always a frisson of excitement when one spots this sign for the first time. It would be even better if it was lit up at night, but nevertheless it it an American icon, and therefore a 'must see' experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Great hike. Took the Hollyridge Trail route via Franklin/Beachwood Canyon. Get there early. We started at 7:00am on a Sunday (so we were able to park on street) and it was great and not crowded going up. Took about 45 minutes. When we were on our way down there were lots of people starting to go up. When driving to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

What trip to Hollywood is complete without a picture of the Hollywood sign. Canyon Lake Drive is a good vantage point.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

It's a must on your visit. We went up the observatory route and it was a nightmare. There was some concert and traffic crawled, we could have parked our car, walked up the 1 mile and been back and still not have moved. It took us over an hour to go 1 mile. We got up to the observatory and... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

You cant go to LA and no see the sign from the corner of your eye. Getting up close is difficult but that not what its about but if you want to walk up then go to the end of North beachwood and then take a trail. Its light granite and small dusty gravel and up and down so you... More 

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