What's In A Name?
Did you know the Hollywood sign was once in jeopardy of being demolished? Several celebrities donated the funds needed to bring in back to life!
Nothing represents the legacy of Los Angeles like the iconic Hollywood Sign. Built in 1923 to advertise a real estate development, this collection of individual letters has grown to represent the dream of achieving celebrity and fortune through the performing arts. This 45-foot-high symbol of Tinseltown and the surrounding area has been featured in several famous movies and television shows.
"My boyfriend and I love to hike, and combining it with this cool tour made it a perfect day for us!"
What is Hike to the Sign: Hollywood Hills Adventure About?
The Hollywood Sign Hike is designed to bring you a glimpse of Los Angeles' most recognizable landmark, along with fascinating facts and local legends. From tragic events to supernatural curses, you will hear unbelievable stories and enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding California vistas. You may even catch sight of a ghost or two.
What You Will See on This Tour:
On this 6-mile trek through the famed Hollywood hills, you will have a unique chance to see:
- The legendary Hollywood Sign
- The one-of-a-kind view of Los Angeles
- The famous Griffith Observatory
- The much-filmed Bronson Caves
- And so much more...
Your expert local guide will escort you through LA's beautiful Griffith Park where you will take in breathtaking views of downtown Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and the Pacific Ocean. You'll also get the best possible vantage point of the Hollywood Sign for that picture-perfect LA souvenir.
Join us for an exciting day of adventure in the Hollywood Hills, and get to know the history, legends, and lore behind one of the most iconic signs in the country.
"The most famous sign in the world was only a few hundred yards above me, and the sight of it stopped me in my tracks... All I saw were gigantic letters looming dimly above me in the moonlight like ancient monoliths erected in tribute to the gods of some long-extinct tribe."
Meeting point address: 3200 Canyon Drive, Los Angeles CA
Duration: Approximately 3 hours
Parking: We recommend parking near the Brush Canyon Trailhead.
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November 20th 2023
"It was our daughter’s first ever ghost tour and it didn’t disappoint. Great tour guide Angie who ... "
November 14th 2023
"Thank Heather for an amazing experience. You took us around Hollywood and showed up some cool and sp ... "
November 12th 2023
"Cassidy was an awesome tour guide. Very passionate about the history of old Hollywood. Would definit ... "
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
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No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.
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This tour is a walking tour.