Hollywood has numerous tourist places, restaurants, nightclubs and shopping places that warrant your attention. Every nook and cranny of the city is camera-ready. But when you’re in Hollywood for only 24 hours, you have to prioritize your time and skim the surface. To help you experience Hollywood is the best possible way, we’ve compiled a 24-hour itinerary guide that covers must-see places, essential eats, nightlife and shopping places. So, gear up for a fun-filled and action-packed day in Hollywood, as we tell you where to go, what to do and what to see.
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8:00am- Morning Walk/Jog at the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk!
Start your morning in Hollywood with a beachfront workout. The Hollywood Beach Broadwalk is a scenic 2.5 miles long stretch of waterfront that is popular among the rollerbladers, walkers, dog walkers, bicyclists and joggers. Take a morning walk along the Broadwalk while enjoying the best view everywhere you turn. This broadwalk is named as one of the best broadwalks in America. This place is packed with sidewalk cafes, delightful shops, magnificent hotels and inns, and plenty of space for family fun outdoor activities. Enjoy the scenic vistas and sea breezes while walking or jogging at the broadwalk.
Address: Rte A1A and Sheridan Street, Hollywood, FL 33019, United States
10:00am- Breakfast by the Beach at Broadwalk Restaurant & Grille!
After a refreshing morning walk on the Broadwalk, fill up your belly for the day ahead with a hearty Italian-American fare and seafood at the Broadwalk Restaurant & Grille. You can sink your teeth into mouth-watering food while enjoying the breathtaking views of the ocean. Delectable highlights on the menu include hand-tossed pizza, pasta, calzones, sauces and seafood like mussels, clams, shrimp and fish feast, to name a few. Everything on the food menu is made fresh and gratifies every taste bud.
Address: 1400 N Surf Rd, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA
Phone: 1 954-922-0322
Operating hours: Monday to Thursday: 8:00am-10:00pm; Friday to Sunday: 7:00am-11:00pm
Distance from Hollywood Beach Broadwalk: 0.5miles or 4minutes drive via N Ocean Drive
11:00am- Nature walk at Anne Kolb Nature Center!
Visit the Anne Kolb Nature Center that is nestled in the West Lake Park, which is one of the largest urban parks in the U.S. state of Florida. The center features a 3,500 gallon saltwater aquarium, an outdoor amphitheatre, an exhibit hall that has mangroves, a hands-on eco room, a 68-foot observation tower, the Mangrove Hall rental, boating trails, an Intracoastal fishing pier, and biking and nature trails. You can canoe or kayak around the mangrove wetlands and get up-close with the local flora and fauna. Walk up to the 68-foot tall observation tower and enjoy the mesmerizing views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterways and the Westlake Mangrove estuary. Take boat tours and learn about the local marine life and mangrove ecosystem. Get in touch with nature here! It is a perfect place to spend some time with family and friends in a pocket of scenic natural beauty in Hollywood.
Address: 751 Sheridan Street, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA
Phone: 1 954-357-5161
Operating hours: Monday to Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Distance from Broadwalk Restaurant & Grille: 1.8miles or 6minutes drive via N Ocean Drive
Satisfy your Mexican craving at the Taco Spot (1500 N Broadwalk Hayes St) or Taco Beach Shack (334 Arizona St). For mouth-watering seafood, head to GG’s Waterfront Bar and Grill (606 N Ocean Dr). Sink your teeth into succulent steak & seafood at JWB Prime Steak and Seafood (1111 N Ocean Dr). Sample the traditional Peruvian food at Pachamanka Authentic Peruvian Cuisine (321 Johnson St). Head to Latitudes Restaurant and Bar (2501 N Ocean Dr Hollywood Beach Marriott) for American fare.
2:00pm- Immerse in local art and culture at Art and Culture Center of Hollywood!
Visit the Art and Cultural Center of Hollywood that features live stage performances and contemporary art exhibits. It showcases art in a variety of mediums and also hosts educational youth workshops and programs. It encourages and promotes local talent, creativity and diversity. It engages audiences of all ages with its wide variety of art and cultural offerings. It also has a Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center that host a wide variety of musical performances, plays, drama, concerts and festivals all under one roof.
Address: 1650 Harrison Street, Hollywood, FL 33020, USA
Phone: 1 954-921-3274
Operating hours: Tuesday to Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm; Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm-4:00pm
3:00pm- Dose of nature, art and culture at ArtsPark at Young Circle!
Next, head towards Young Circle- ArtsPark. It is a 10-acre park that showcases the art and culture of Florida through variety of art shows, musical performances and events. This spot features playgrounds, an amphitheatre, a visual arts pavilion, an interactive fountain and a plenty of green space. You can catch a live glass demonstration or a concert/show, attend a performing arts workshop, or engage in recreation pursuits.
Address: 1 N Young Cir, Hollywood, FL 33020, USA
Operating hours: Monday to Sunday: 7:00am-10:00pm
Distance from Art and Cultural Center of Hollywood: 0.4miles or 3 minutes drive via Tyler Street
5:00pm- Outdoor family fun at Topeekeegee Yugnee Park!
Take a leisurely stroll in the Topeekeegee Yugnee Park that sprawls over 138 acres and features RV camping sites, picnic areas, a marina, shelters, playgrounds, a gazebo, a fishing pier, a scenic lake, a water splash for kids, and a large open fields with tennis and basketball courts. You can relax amidst natural beauty, lounge in the sun, cool off in the swimming pool or water splash, enjoy a picnic with family and friends, or indulge in outdoor activities like biking, walking, skating, jogging, bicycling and fishing. It is a perfect place for friends, families and the community to congregate. Go for long stroll or curl up with your fave book and enjoy the surroundings.
Address: 3300 N Park Rd, Hollywood, FL 33021, USA
Phone: 1 954-357-8811
Operating hours: Monday to Sunday: 8:00am-7:30pm
Distance from ArtsPark at Young Circle: 4.5miles or 14minutes drive via US-1 N and Sheridan Street
Time for some retail therapy! Pop into Sheridan Plaza that features big-box stores, fast-food joints and several restaurants. Stores like Kohl’s, Publix, Ross, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dollar Tree, Office Depot, Starbucks and even Chase Bank call Sheridan Plaza home. It also features a few mom and pop shops, too. In addition, you will find services like a bank, a drugstore, etc. Whether its apparel, housewares, health & beauty products, electronics or accessories, you can shop for all under one roof.
Address: 4919 Sheridan Street, Hollywood, FL 33021, USA
Operating hours: Monday to Saturday: 8:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Distance from Topeekeegee Yugnee Park: 2.1 miles or 7minutes drive via Sheridan Street
Next, make your way over to Oakwood Plaza that features some of the well-known big-box stores, a multiplex theatre and fast-food joints. It encompasses approx 906,000 square feet of retail space and has stores like Kmart, Home Depot, Marshalls, BJ’s, Ross Dress for Less, Michaels, Anna’s Linens, Big Lots, Party City, Office Max, Old Navy, Barnes & Noble, Payless shoes and Home Goods.
Address: 3800 Oakwood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33020, United States
Phone: 1 954-923-8034
Operating hours: Monday to Friday: Open 24 hours
Distance from Sheridan Plaza: 4.0miles or 9minutes drive via Stirling Road
Dig into some comfort food or old-school fare at the Moonlite Diner (Oakwood Plaza, 3500 Oakwood Blvd). Head to Sweet Tomatoes-Hollywood (Oakwood Plaza, 2906 Oakwood Blvd) that serves healthy American eats. Fix your Italian craving at Sal’s Italian Ristorante (Oakwood Plaza, 2908 Oakwood Blvd). Sink your teeth into American seafood at Red Lobster (Oakwood Plaza, 2900 Oakwood Blvd). In mood for Tex-Mex fare, make your way over to Chili’s Grill & Bar (Sheridan Plaza, 5363 Sheridan St).
10:00pm- Immerse in Lively and Hopping Nightlife of Hollywood!
If you’re in mood for a laid-back night on the town, pop into the Shenanigans Sports Pub that features multiple flat-screen TVs, an outdoor patio and an American pub grub. You can catch some sports and munch on traditional pub grub while chugging down a cold beer. Live music enhances the entertainment level.
Address: Park Sheridan Plaza, 3303 Sheridan Street, Hollywood, FL 33021, USA
Phone: 1 954-981-9702
Operating hours: Monday to Sunday: 11:00am-4:00am
If you are a beer lover, pop into Old Hollywood Beerhouse that offers more than 200 beers on tap, including international beers and lager, and all on offer at just $4. It has a beer for every palate. So grab a beer of your choice and relax or enjoy a good conversation with folks around. It has a retro look and features a piano and a vintage TV.
Address: 2019 Harrison Street, Hollywood, FL 33020, USA
Operating hours: Monday to Thursday: 5:00pm-12:00am; Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm-2:00am; Sunday: 6:00pm-12:00am
12:00am-Some more fun until 4:00am!
In mood to dance the night away, pop into Spice Resto-Lounge, a hopping nightclub that features Latin music, awesome dancers, great DJs, Latin fusion food, great drinks and outstanding sound and light shows. Dance to the beats played by the DJ and enjoy the drinks. Party animals who like to dance until the wee hours of the morning and listen to some great music, this is the place for you!
Address: 1934 Hollywood Blvd #9, Hollywood, FL 33020, USA
Phone: 1 954-923-3888
Operating hours: Monday to Sunday: 4:00pm-4:00am
If karaoke and live reggae music is your thing, hit the Gingerbay Cafe. It features bright and lively decor, great DJs, live reggae music, karaoke and Jamaican-style food coupled with happy hours and unique spirits and cocktails. You can sing your heart out and get your groove on until 4 in the morning at this happening nightspot!
Address: 1908 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33020, USA
Phone: 1 954-924-1844
Operating hours: Tuesday: 11:00am-6:00pm; Wednesday to Saturday: 11:00am-4:00pm; Sunday: 5:00pm-4:00am
24 Hours in Hollywood Map Guide