To visit this four-storey treasure trove is to journey through centuries of American music.
You can still stay on one of the world's most glamorous cruise ships, even though it hasn't moved since 1971.
From cinema history to breathtaking views, here are six top things to do in Hollywood.
Every aspect of the experience is a noticeable upgrade from economy making it a compelling proposition on a flight of this length.
A mind-boggling behemoth, LA's major airport – the third busiest in the US – drives fear into the bravest of souls.
Get a sense of Old Hollywood with your meal at these historic eateries.
It's Redondo Beach's time to shine again with the new Shade hotel.
It's still raw, gritty and, er, muscular, but upmarket elements are moving in.
Sky-scraping palm trees line Hollywood's shimmering boulevards as sun-drenched LA's pace takes on a more relaxed tone compared to a big city's usual hustle and bustle. It's star-studded locals flock to its renowned surf beaches via classic routes and highways. Ignore its tarnished reputation - this cultural mish-mash, its gleaming malls, and its ability to reinvent itself makes LA a truly fascinating Californian metropolis.