Best view of the Hollywood sign

He has come: the day of our departure. After breakfast at La Quinta Inn & Suites San Diego Mission Bay we packed the bags in our rental car and drove to Los Angeles. As our flight to Germany was only in the evening, we looked for the day a few more attractions such as the Hollywood Sign out.

Just in time for lunch, we stopped at Pink’s (700-714 N La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90038) For the famous chili dog. but I have to admit honestly that I am this Hot Dog did not cut down and taste not the hot dog of my Pink's last visit three years ago approached.

The best spot for a photo of the Hollywood Sign

Saturated we were looking for the best position around the to photograph Hollywood Sign, On the Internet, a variety of opinions are to read. We found the best spot at the address 6201 Mulholland Hwy, Los Angeles, Just to the right of the house starts a small trail from where we had the perfect view of the lettering. Really awesome!

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood Sign

Hike to the Hollywood Sign

Our real plan was up to the Hollywood Sign to hike, From the address: 6084 Mulholland Hwy, Los Angeles should be possible without problems this well. With the telephoto lens of my camera I could see some people on the mountain. But it was so hot that October day and we had to we still fly to had back home with the clothes. So we decided against a hike. Next time in LA, this is but high on the to-do list.

Since we still had a little time, we drove around in the Hollywood Hills. Crossed Beverly Hills and were at one time, in the search for a geocache, behind Universal Studios. From the top we could very well see the film set of "War of the Worlds". Unfortunately, the fences were draped in large part with privacy.

Examined her still for a suitable hotel in Los Angeles?

A suitable for your budget hotel takes you through the various online travel agencies such as Agoda,,, Expedia,,, or

After a short visit to Hollywood BowlWe drove to the airport or to the rental car return at Alamo. The white Chrysler 200 has given us, as good as an American car, this just may be quite comfortable, accompanied 1,755 km. Of the average fuel consumption of 8,5l / 100km, I was quite impressed. Here again, Chrysler has done his homework.

Look at the Hollywood Bowl

Look at the Hollywood Bowl

Car return

Car return

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My name is Christian and I was born in the green heart of Germany and studied computer engineering in Ilmenau, Thuringia. Since 2012 I live with my wife Christin in Halle (Saale). When travelling I love flying, discovering good food and drink and spending the night in great hotels. I am a travel enthusiast and always looking for the next adventure. I have been reporting about my experiences on the road since 2007.

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