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Think of movie star glamor in California and you’re probably picturing the neighborhood of Beverly Hills. This is the land of grandiose mansions, Hollywood history and tour buses seeking out the homes of celebrities. Once you’ve peeked at the lives of Oscar winners, wander through the grounds of the historic Greystone Mansion or hit the shops of Rodeo Drive.
Los Angeles and all of its smaller neighborhoods require a car to get anywhere. Rent a car through Orbitz to drive around the storied streets of Beverly Hills, and to travel beyond the neighborhood limits into other exhilarating corners of LA.
If seeing the homes of the stars in Beverly Hills has whetted your appetite for further exploring California’s connection to the movies, you’re in luck. Hop in your rental car and drive to these three destinations for a taste of cinematic magic.
You may not spot any celebrities when driving around the Hills, but you can see where they’ve been honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Stroll along Hollywood Boulevard and look down to see the stars dedicated to TV and film’s greats. Downtown Hollywood is also the place to visit iconic cinemas such as Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, and to visit some fun museums.
Journey time: Around 15 minutes
Distance: Approximately 5 miles
Drive north of Beverly Hills, through a canyon, to reach the vast studios where Universal make their next big blockbuster. The theme park on the site of the studio includes a tram tour through the studios, where you get to see behind the scenes and learn how movies are made. Of course, there are also big roller coasters, Harry Potter-themed parks, and spectacular stunt shows to add to the appeal.
Journey time: Around 20 minutes
Distance: Approximately 10 miles
The ultimate movie experience for younger visitors lies in the town of Anaheim. Disneyland has been entertaining and enchanting visitors since 1955, with rides themed after its biggest films, and parades showcasing its iconic characters. After a day of meeting princesses, enjoying thrilling rides and immersing yourself in all things Disney, you get to watch fireworks displays and fountain shows in spectacular color.
Journey time: Around 50 minutes
Distance: Approximately 40 miles