Lonely Planet Writer

Want a Hollywood sign selfie? Keep your distance!

It’s one of America’s most famous landmarks but if some locals living close to the Hollywood sign get their way, tourists will have to keep their distance from the Los Angeles icon.

Locals frustrated by tourists accessing the Hollywood sign.
Locals frustrated by tourists accessing the Hollywood sign. Image by Eli Duke / CC BY 2.0

Residents near Beachwood Drive, a trail that gets tourists close to the sign, are taking the city council to court, claiming that the path should be closed until a proper assessment of the impact of so many visitors can be carried out. Read more: latimes.com