Affordable Outings in Hollywood

February 3, 2017
things to do on a budget in hollywood

Do you want to get out and explore the city but don’t want to break the bank? If so, here are some affordable outings to enjoy during your time in Hollywood including some near Dunes Inn Sunset Hollywood.

For an interesting, if not a bid morbid outing, head to the Museum of Death. This museum that has become world famous has been in hollywood since 1995. The self guided tour will take approximately an hour to get through. Along the way, explore the world’s largest collection of serial murderer artwork and many more unique items. For example, here you’ll see photos of the Charles Manson crime scenes, original crime scene and morgue photos from the Black Dahlia murder, replicas of full size execution devices, pet death taxidermy, autopsy and mortician instruments and much more! The Museum of Death is located at 6031 Hollywood Blvd and admission is $15.

Universal City Walk is a premiere, dining and shopping promenade in Hollywood. The area consists of three blocks and boasts 3 nightclubs, movies, live music, and over 30 places to eat. Whether you want to shop, enjoy dinner or dance the night away at a club, Universal Citywalk is the place to be. If you want to shop, enjoy exploring the over 30 shops so you can find the perfect item you’re looking for. If you want to grab a drink, head to one of the clubs or restaurants or catch a live show at the 5 Towers concert venue. There’s always something to do at Universal Citywalk.

Griffith Observatory is one of the most visited attractions in Southern California. At the Griffith Observatory, you can enjoy educational exhibits and learn more about our universe through the impressive planetarium shows. Throughout the year there are also public demonstrations of the telescope so you can enjoy close up views of the stars. Admission and parking for the Griffith Observatory is FREE! For more information, visit

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