Burbank Is Your Gateway to Los Angeles

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Known as the “Media Capital of the World,” Burbank is a top Los Angeles travel destination adjacent to Hollywood. Home to Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Burbank is also right next to Universal Studios Hollywood and offers 19 hotels at all price points. Favorite activities include attending live TV tapings, horseback rides to the Hollywood Sign, helicopter tours originating from Hollywood Burbank Airport, hiking in the Hollywood Hills, and much more. Aside from being a major entertainment production center, Burbank also offers exciting commercial neighborhoods with hundreds of shopping and dining options.

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Major Attractions

As a global media and entertainment hub, Burbank boasts an incredible range of internationally renowned attractions.

  • WARNER BROS. STUDIO TOUR HOLLYWOOD: Go behind the scenes of one of the most famous movie studios in the world, where actual filming takes place during the tour.
  • UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD: Universal Studios is a legendary studio back lot and theme park filled with incredible rides and shows, including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Super Nintendo World.
  • ORBIC AIR HELICOPTER TOURS: For the most unforgettable helicopter experiences over LA, book a private helicopter tour with Orbic Air at the Hollywood Burbank Airport.
  • WORLD FAMOUS WEST COAST CUSTOMS: Take behind the scenes tours of this luxury automotive restyling center with its own TV show and celebrity clientele.
  • TV SHOW TAPINGS: Witness a piece of television history in the making by becoming a member of a live TV show audience.

 

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Outdoors Fun

Nestled between the Hollywood Hills and the Verdugo Mountains, Burbank delivers unparalleled outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, or simply strolling through celebrated neighborhoods.

  • DEBELL GOLF CLUB: Set against a stunning natural backdrop in the hills above Burbank, the Par 71 PGA DeBell Golf Club delivers the most challenging yet affordable 5,600 yards of 18-hole golf in the LA region.
  • LOS ANGELES EQUESTRIAN CENTER: A world-class horse show and banquet facility, with international equestrian events including William Shatner’s annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show and Equestfest.
  • FILMED IN BURBANK: Movies and TV shows are produced in Burbank all year round– and everywhere you look are famous film locations. Recreate your own famous scene here.
  • LA ZOO: Next door to Burbank is LA’s premiere zoo where you’ll see your favorite animals, learn about wildlife conservation, and enjoy a day in the beautiful outdoors.
  • SNAP SELFIES: Visit the 7-foot-tall bronze Batman statue in Downtown Burbank and snap a selfie with the Caped Crusader, tagging #BurbankBatman and Wonder Woman in the Media District, tagging #BurbankWonderWoman. Then continue the Mural Walk.
  • DOWNTOWN BURBANK:Check out the flagship AMC Burbank 16, the largest IKEA in North America, Burbank Town Center, signature events, acclaimed murals, and 600 shops and restaurants.

VINTAGE SHOPPING IN MAGNOLIA PARK: Peruse the quirky boutiques, antique shops, vintage clothing, and chic eateries that line the streets in https://www.visitmagnoliapark.com.

 

A Culinary Delight

With a daily influx of 30,000 people working in the entertainment industry, Burbank is a legendary foodie destination. Check out Old Hollywood meccas such as The Smoke House or 50s architectural sensation Bob’s Big Boy, home of the original double-decker burger and host every Friday to one of SoCal’s most famous classic car shows. The eatery was recently named the best diner in California by Food & Wine

The more impulsively inclined will love the spectacular views from Castaway, named one of the best restaurants in the US for a date by OpenTable, and pastry fans will get their fill at Artelice Patisserie, named the best bakery in California by Yelp. Eateries beloved of the studio set include Olive & Thyme, Yakumi, and Morton’s The Steakhouse. Downtown Burbank boasts numerous outdoor dining hotspots, where people-watching is a favorite pastime. For more, check out https://visitburbank.com/dining-and-nightlife/restaurants.

 

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Hollywood Burbank Airport

Named the Best U.S. Airport by Fodor’s Travel, Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) is your most convenient and hassle-free introduction to the Los Angeles region. Centrally located, BUR is near to everything you want to see and do on your Los Angeles getaway: the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills, Downtown L.A., live TV tapings, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood. Rent your car at their onsite Consolidated Car Rental Facility or catch a Metrolink train within walking distance of the airport’s two terminals. Many of Burbank’s 18 hotels also offer complimentary shuttle service to and from BUR. 

Find out more about everything you can see and do at www.visitburbank.com. We look forward to seeing you in the “Media Capital of the World!”

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