May 10, 2019 Visit West Hollywood

5 Myth Busters about West Hollywood

West Hollywood, California, or WeHo as it’s known to locals, is a tiny town with a big reputation of all things it is not. It’s not Hollywood (a neighborhood of Los Angeles), a Manhattan neighborhood (that’s SoHo), or simply a movie set (although The Lot, originally owned by Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford still operates here and is home to OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network).

It’s not just for celebrities and paparazzi, or for anyone famous enough to score a restaurant reservation on Friday at 8 p.m. (But if you can, we would love to be introduced.)

Above all else, it’s not judgmental: everyone is welcome. To set the record straight, here are some common myths debunked about the cool town of West Hollywood, California, and why it should be on everyone’s travel bucket list.

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