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Your travel4seniors.com editor recently strolled the fabulous city. Walking along Hollywood Boulevard you’ll encounter gift shops, theaters, restaurants and throngs of tourists. There are also aggressive costumed characters expecting handouts for posing for photos with you.

The Hollywood Walk of Fame plaques, now more than 2,300, are on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard. They span from around La Brea Avenue to Gower Street, with some running down Vine Street.

We seniors all have our favorites, and here are some, along with locations:

Errol Flynn: The swashbuckling hero of 1930s and 1940s adventure movies is starred in front of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel at 6654 Hollywood Blvd. An appropriate location, because Flynn was notorious for his party lifestyle and was rumored to have had many dashing midnight ventures at the Roosevelt.

Nat "King" Cole: The star honoring the crooner of the 1940s and 1950s is at 6229 Hollywood Blvd., near Musso & Frank Grill, a favorite hangout of Nat and other show business personalities since the 1930s.

Sammy Davis Jr.: His plaque is in front of the posh W Hotel at 6254 Hollywood Blvd. for memories of singer-dancer Sammy Davis Jr., member of the famed Rat Pack, along with Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop.

Frank Sinatra:
The legendary crooner's star is at 1600 Vine St., near the corner of Hollywood and Vine. Symbolically, it’s in front of the famous Capitol Records Building, where Frank recorded some of his most popular songs.


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