West Hollywood Tourist Attractions

September 16, 2014 – 07:28 am
Whisky a Go Go on the Sunset Strip, at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and San Vicente Avenue. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com]

The Sunset Strip

The section of Sunset Boulevard between Doheny Drive and Fairfax Avenue is famous for clubs and nightlife entertainment. Most clubs open in the late afternoon or early evening, and they all have a minimum age limit so check the details for each venue. There are around a dozen nightclubs on the Sunset Strip.

Comedy Clubs on the Sunset Strip

Some of the top names in comedy movies and TV began their career at nightclubs on the Sunset Strip that feature comedy acts. Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy, Jim Carrey, Howie Mandel, Whoopi Goldberg and many more comics have graced the stage of Hollywood clubs before they became worldwide sensations.

Concert Clubs on the Sunset Strip

Hollywood's RockWalk at the Guitar Center on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood. The entrance contains handprints and memorabilia from famous musicians. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com]Whisky a Go Go on the Sunset Strip

Many rock and punk bands got their first big break at legendary West Hollywood nightclubs such as the Whisky a Go Go and the Roxy. The Doors, Van Halen and Guns n' Roses. Who knows, you could see the next big act, when they were still struggling on the Sunset Strip!

Restaurants on the Sunset Strip

Most of the clubs listed above also offer dinner menus, snacks and beverages. There are also many restaurants, diners and places to eat. Here are some that will be of interest to tourists.

  • Saddle Ranch Chop House - Features a western (cowboy) theme including a mechanical bull, plus occasional celebrity sightings. 8371 W. Sunset Blvd (near House of Blues and The Comedy Store).

Hollywood's RockWalk at the Guitar Center

- an outdoor monument to some of rock music's most influential figures. Their handprints and memorabilia are on display in the large entryway of the Guitar Center store. This is not as large as the courtyard at the Chinese Theatre, but it's interesting in a similar way, especially if you are interested in music legends like AC/DC, Aerosmith, B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Frank Zappa, Johnny Cash, KISS, The Ramones and almost 200 more.Pinks Hot Dogs on La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles. [Photo Credit: LAtourist.com] If you are a guitar aficionado, you'll probably enjoy looking around inside The Guitar Center, which holds an impressive array of guitars and musical instruments. There is also a Sam Ash music store across the street.

- a large retail space for furniture and home decoration, including over 100 show rooms and two restaurants by Wolfgang Puck. The Pacific Design Center features a branch of MOCA (contemporary art museum), and events such as appearances and exhibits by top designers.

Pinks Hot Dogs on La Brea Avenue

- World-famous hot dog stand at the corner of La Brea and Melrose Avenues in Los Angeles (near West Hollywood), about a mile south of Hollywood Boulevard. Nearby attractions include shopping on Melrose Avenue, Nick Metrolpolis Furniture and the Formosa Cafe.

- an eclectic collection of furniture, curios and other collectibles. The store has been seen on reality TV shows. It is located on La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles (not West Hollywood), less than a mile from Pink's Hot Dogs.

- services for residents and visitors. Of particular interest to tourists, the City of West Hollywood provides certification of domestic partnerships, including for non-residents.

Source: www.latourist.com

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