A larger than life symbol of the entertainment business, Hollywood beckons tourists with landmarks like TCL Chinese Theatre and star studded Walk of Fame. Highlights include Paramount Pictures, historic music venues like the Hollywood Bowl, and Dolby Theatre, home of the Oscars. Scenesters can choose from improv comedy clubs, retro cool bars and velvet-roped nightclubs. Locals frequent eateries in nearby Thai Town.

City: Los Angeles