Opulent properties, classy hotels and limousines: Beverly Hills is known as an international symbol for luxury. The city is located in Los Angeles County in California. Moreover, it’s the place of residence for many Hollywood stars. We show you the things to do in Beverly Hills with our California Travel Guide!
The most popular promenade of the city is the so-called „Golden Triangle“. It’s formed by the crossing of three boulevards: Wiltshire, Crescent Drive and Santa Monica. There are the most important shopping malls and pavilions, which offer a huge variety of clothing, perfumery and jeweler ware. But pay attention: The prices are very high! In Beverly Hills, not only boutiques are very expensive, but also classy restaurants. That’s why most of the tourists eat in hotels.
Things to do in Beverly Hills:
Dresses from Gucci, jewelry from Armani or perfume from Yves Saint Laurent: There’s nothing that doesn’t exist. Moreover, the renowned stores, for instance, Lois Vuitton, Van Cleef & Arpels, as well as Cartier and Tiffany & Co. have a branch on Rodeo Drive. But a few decades ago, the Rodeo Drive wasn’t as glamorous as today. Until 1950, today’s shopping paradise was a path for horses! The shopping street Rodeo Drive, like it is today, was originated not until the 1970s. Meanwhile, land prices and rents are one of the most expensive in the world.
Obviously, there are some exclusive shopping centers at Rodeo Drive. The Rodeo Collection extends over five stages: No question – shopping is really fun here!
The Greystone Mansion in the mountains of Beverly Hills is one of the most popular locations for filming. When it’s getting dark, the iron lattice doors stay closed. None of the park guards stay longer than necessary in this luxurious estate. : Because it haunts – supposedly. It is reported from screams and self-moving chairs! When you have visited the gloomy walls, then you can definitely comprehend the fears of the security guards. And who’s haunting there? It is said, that the souls of murdered are haunting there. Indeed, the first resident and billionaire Edward Doheny and his private secretary died under mysterious circumstances. Unexplained until today is, who has shot who. The act has happened in the bedroom. Today, this room is called the „Murder Room“.
Do you dare to enter Greystone Mansion? 😉
A wonderful place for hiking is Wilshire Boulevard. In the really interesting museum of arts at the end of the boulevard, you can see over 200 works of art from international artists. Nearby, there is another interesting cultural center: the Regional Museum of La Brea. Its most important exhibits are ancient fossils from different corners of the world. There are over one million exhibits! A tour through this museum is definitely worth it. Especially for children, it’s a great thing to do in Beverly Hills!
Petersen Automotive Museum
If you love cars, then you should absolutely visit the Petersen Automotive Museum. In this museum, you can admire over 200 Luxus cars from the popular car magazine owner Robert Petersen. You can also take a seat in some cars and make an unforgettable picture! A walk through Beverly Hills is a great opportunity to experience the luxury of this area.
If you want to see Beverly Hills without traveling, we recommend the following Youtube video. You can watch driving downtown Beverly Hills in 4K!