Travel Updates from Burbank

March 4, 2022

We are excited to welcome you back to Burbank! Our hotels, neighborhoods, restaurants, and attractions are ready when you are. Indoor masking is now strongly recommended, but not required, for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals in public settings and businesses. Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate through the rapidly changing conditions in place to keep us all safe and healthy.

What To Know Before Visiting

The health and safety of our visitors, residents and employees remains a top priority for Visit Burbank and the City of Burbank. We are continuing to monitor the news around the Pandemic and the recommendations of public health officials. Though our information was up to date at time of publication, we highly recommend that you reach out directly to the hotels, attractions, venues, ticket providers and tour companies that you booked with or are planning to visit. When you travel, be sure to practice precautions to prevent getting and spreading of COVID-19.

  • Visitors from the United States are encouraged to be vaccinated before coming to California, but it is not a requirement to travel.
  • Foreign national air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of their vaccination status to fly into the United States. Fully vaccinated travelers will continue to be required to show a pre-departure negative test taken within three days of travel prior to boarding.
  • On November 8, 2021 SafePassLA launches in Los Angeles County. You will be required to provide proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination to enter the indoor portions of food establishments, gyms, entertainment and recreational locations, personal care establishments, and outdoor events within the City, as well as certain City facilities.
  • Indoor masking is now strongly recommended, but not required, for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals in public settings and businesses except the following:
    • Public transit and transportation hubs
    • All health care settings (including long term care and adult and senior care facilities)
    • Correctional and detention facilities, homeless shelters, heating and cooling centers, and emergency shelters.
  • All of our 18 hotels are open and have implemented the latest health and safety protocols for staff and guests to ensure your visit is a great one. Most have also allowed for travel flexibility with free cancellation. Check out each hotel’s site for more details. See all Burbank hotels.
  • Universal Studios Hollywood is open to everyone with a reservation regardless of vaccination status. Buy your tickets now on our site.
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood is open with new features!
  • Burbank restaurants are open for indoor and outdoor dining.
    • Of special note is that Downtown Burbank, with more than 100 eateries to choose from, has created communal dining areas on the AMC Walkway as well as expanded outdoor seating on San Fernando Blvd.
  • Burbank stores are open for in-person shopping
  • Indoor Museums, Zoos, and Aquariums are open. Movie Theaters are open.
    • The LA Zoo is open with reservations.
  • Enjoy the California sunshine with outdoor recreation! Currently open:
    • Stough Canyon Hiking Trail
    • Wildwood Canyon Hiking Trail
    • Hiking in the Hollywood Hills and to the Hollywood Sign
    • DeBell Golf Course
    • Valley Skate Park
    • Tennis Courts at Burbank Tennis Center
    • Verdugo Aquatic Facility (by reservation only)

Our hotels and businesses have worked hard to prepare for your return and have implemented operational and physical changes with your health and safety in mind. Things might look and feel a little different than before the pandemic, but the hospitality you expect from Burbank is still going strong.


Most Recent Statements from Los Angeles County Department of Health

March 4, 2022: “Public Health Revises Masking Guidance and Reminds Residents that Vaccines Still Provide the Most Powerful Protection”

September 17, 2021: “Revised LA County Health Order”

July 28, 2021: “Guidance For the Use of Masks”


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Safe travels!

The City of Burbank and Downtown Burbank are not responsible for the content of and do not endorse any products or services of the companies listed including any information on the City of Burbank website and social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) and Visit Burbank website and social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter). As such, we make no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, appropriateness or any other aspect of the information contained on the City of Burbank’s website and social media platforms and the Visit Burbank website and social media platforms. While we encourage promotion of local businesses and restaurants, citizens are reminded to comply with the Governor’s Safer at Home Orders.