Take a Day Trip to Hollywood and Feel Like a Star!

Your trip to Newport Beach is bound to be an inspiring adventure, no matter what time of year you arrive. It’s also an opportunity to pair your local fun with a day trip to Hollywood when you want to sprinkle a bit of celebrity into the mix! It doesn’t take long to get from Newport Beach to Hollywood, and when you have a day to set aside in the name of exploration, this is a fun way to elevate your vacation experience even further. Stopping in Hollywood is just the start! Be sure to download our Newport Beach Vacation Guide and gain access to all of the top attractions. We have everything from where to eat to hidden gems in the areas!

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Day Trip to Hollywood

How to Get to Hollywood From Newport BeachHollywood Boulevard

When traffic is correct, driving from Newport Beach to Hollywood, California, following I-405 North, only takes about an hour and a half. That said, leaving as early as possible to avoid any rush hour situations is recommended. Along the way, you can stop at local landmarks, which extends your day trip even further if you have the time to spare. If you’d like, you can explore Orange County for a while or even spend a few hours at Disneyland if you’re up for some magical moments and traveling with little ones in tow.

Activities to Enjoy Once You Arrive

You could certainly spend days exploring Hollywood if you wanted to see everything there is to see, but if you only have a day, there are some highlights to be sure to add to your itinerary. Seeing the Hollywood sign is a must for first-timers, and no matter how cheesy you might feel it is, it’s something to cross off your bucket list. There are many places to view the sign, but if you drive up Mulholland Drive or head to the area above the Hollywood Reservoir, you’ll get a photo-worthy glimpse. Spending time on Hollywood Boulevard is an opportunity to get close to the Hollywood Walk of Fame and iconic landmarks like Gruman’s Chinese Theater. You’ll pass by the Dolby Theater and the Hollywood and Highland complex, which takes about two hours to explore. If you’re staying well into the evening hours in the summertime, be sure to enjoy the Hollywood Bowl, which is a summer concert series hosted outdoors that’s sure to inspire.

Book a Guided Tour

If you only have time to book one tour while you’re visiting Hollywood, make it a Real Studio Tour with Paramount Pictures. These two-hour experiences take you behind the scenes of movie sets in town and offer up more insight into the dynamic film industry alongside a local guide.

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