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Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive

Free admission
Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA

The Basics

Stretching 21 miles (34 kilometers) along the eastern ridgeline of the Santa Monica Mountains and the Hollywood Hills, Mulholland Drive includes two popular routes. If you don’t want to rent a car, a guided tour is the easiest way to get a lay of the land while soaking up the sights, including celebrity homes.

Follow Cahuenga Pass to Laurel Canyon, which winds up above downtown Hollywood and the Hollywood Bowl, past Runyon Canyon and above Universal City, where a significant turnout allows you to linger on views of the Santa Monica and San Gabriel Mountains. Alternatively, driving from Laurel Canyon to Beverly Glen Boulevard offers real-estate-heavy views of the Westside on one side (including West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Bel-Air), and the wide, flat, mountain-rimmed San Fernando Valley on the other. There are several turnouts between Laurel Canyon and Coldwater Canyon, and again prior to Beverly Glen.

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Shared 3 Hours Los Angeles VIP Tour
Shared 3 Hours Los Angeles VIP Tour
US$49.00 per adult
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Unmissable trip!
Really fabulous trip, made extra special by the tour guide who was really knowledgeable about the locations and helpful in taking photos. A super way to see the sights of Los Angeles on a very comfortable and entertaining tour. Nice that it was only 3 hours but fitted in a lot of sights, and didn't take a whole day out of our holiday. The trip to the Hollywood sign was unmissable. Highly recommended.
Samantha_H, May 2023

Things to Know Before You Go

  • A night drive or bus tour is a great way to experience the glitz of the LA lights below.
  • There’s parking every mile or so for photo ops, so don’t forget the camera.
  • Suggested duration is 1–2 hours, but itineraries vary depending on stops.
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How to Get There

Tours typically offer hotel pickup or meet at a central location on Hollywood Blvd. or in downtown Los Angeles. If you opt to self-drive from Beverly Hills, take Sunset Blvd. to either Benedict Canyon Dr. or N. Beverly Glen Blvd.; both roads wind through the Hollywood Hills to Mulholland. Or, follow I-405 N. from the Getty Center.

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When to Get There

Traveling during rush-hour on weekdays may increase chances of getting stuck in traffic, as the route traverses the hills from L.A. into the San Fernando Valley. Smog-free days are best for clear views, but the road is generally open anytime of year.

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Hollywood Fame

While the Hollywood Sign is a not-to-be-missed sight, it's the exclusive mansions of movie stars that many tourists come to L.A. to see. A narrated tour will let you soak up all the glamour while a guide points out the present and past homes of the rich-and-famous. Once you’ve driven the road, watch it unfold in David Lynch’s namesake 2001 film.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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