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Beverly Hills Walking/Driving Tour

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Rodeo Drive's Pretty Woman Strut
Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills
Photo © City of Beverly Hills (beverlyhills.org)
Make your way back onto Sunset and turn right until you see the so-called pink palace, the Beverly Hills Hotel. Make a left on Rodeo Dr. Beverly Hills’ non-native roots are most glaring on the residential portion of this famous street (and its parallel streets like Canon and Beverly). Houses adopt many different styles from different areas in the US and abroad—Tudor, Spanish, etc. As you near Santa Monica Blvd. you will be able to park almost anywhere for 2 hours in non-metered spaces, but watch out for time because they do chalk your tires.

City parking: You can also park in a public lot on Beverly Dr. South of Little Santa Monica Blvd., or on Brighton Way between Rodeo Dr. and Camden Dr. These lots offer 1 and two hours free parking at a rate of $1 for each additional half hour.

Who can forget the famous shopping scene in the ‘80s film Pretty Woman? Rodeo Drive was where it all happened. Some of the boutique names have changed since then but the glitzy, upscale ambiance is the same. Stop by shops like Chanel or other boutiques like Tiffany in the small Italy-inspired shopping center of Via Rodeo.

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