Inspires moviemakers and fans from around the world, representing Los Angeles as the center of the global entertainment industry.
It’s fitting that the Hollywood Sign, the worldwide symbol of the entertainment industry, was conceived as an outdoor ad campaign for a housing development called “Hollywoodland.” Although the Sign’s appearance and purpose have evolved over the years, its basic aspirational message remains the same: This is a place where magic is possible, where dreams can come true.
Although you can not touch the sign, there are many hiking trails that lead you up close and personal. The easiest being from Griffith Park. To find out more, visit http://hollywoodsign.org/hiking-to-the-sign/.
The Hollywood Sign is an iconic landmark of Los Angeles. I will say that I am glad I made the trek but it was quite difficult. If you are out of shape and get winded easily I would suggest prepping for this journey. There are a few ways of getting to the sign but once you start the last section of uphill paths it gets a little grueling. Bring water!
Being atop the Hollywood hills is well worth the journey. The air is crisp and you sit above the soaring ravens. The whole experience is surreal and unforgettable. Full Review