Only a couple ways to see this up close all of them are a pain in the rear end. A private streets were people really don't like you driving or parking in front of their homes. I can't say that I blame them. Take a look at as you drive on one of the surface streets and leave it…
We used the Big Bus company for our hop on hop off tour, which took in seeing the sign from several streets giving us good views of it!
I took the almost 2 hour hike, but stopped short of the Hollywood sign, instead turned where the trail led to the Observatory. Then circled around and the vistas opened up revealing the wonders of the various skylines: Burbank, Glendale, Downtown, Century City, Wilshire…
We saw the Hollywood Sign several times while we drove up and down Mulholland Drive. We did stop at the Jerome C. Daniel Overlook above the Hollywood Bowl. At the overlook there is a staircase (it's not terribly long or difficult) to get a better view of LA and you can see the…
Its a landmark to visit if you are in LA. You can visit very near if you take a hike but there are many points which will take you as close as we can see in picture.