Burbank, CA

Travel Guide
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Known for its film industry origins, this city features some of California’s best shopping areas, award-winning restaurants and studio tours.

Burbank is home to many of the biggest media companies in the world. Take a studio tour and see costumes, props and sets from famous Hollywood films. Watch a play in a historic theater or discover the city’s bar and nightlife.

Tour the Walt Disney Studios and learn about this significant animation company. Visit a museum dedicated to the history of martial arts. Burbank is close to many Los Angeles attractions, including Warner Bros. Studios, the San Fernando Valley and Downtown Los Angeles.

Visit Burbank Town Center mall for some of the city’s best shopping. On San Fernando Boulevard find numerous retail shops, including record stores, fashion retailers and bookstores. Shop in independent boutiques and vintage stores in Magnolia Park, an upmarket residential and retail district.

Find Warner Bros. Studios just a short drive from Downtown Burbank. Tour the soundstages and backlots where many famous Hollywood films and television shows were made, including Rebel Without a Cause and Pretty Little Liars. Visit the archives, the prop department and many other exclusive areas on a studio tour.

Discover renowned theaters and comedy clubs, including the Victory Theatre Center and the Flappers Comedy Club. Many of these venues are regarded as important parts of the cultural community in Los Angeles. See a new play being developed or watch comedians in an intimate setting.

Dine in celebrity hangouts, including the well-known Bob’s Big Boy Restaurant. Find hip independent cafés in Magnolia Park and upmarket restaurants in the downtown district. You’ll easily find somewhere to relax with the range of bars and wine-tasting rooms on offer.

This famous city is located about 29 miles (47 kilometers) from Los Angeles International Airport. Alternatively, fly to Bob Hope Airport, just 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Burbank.

With its proximity to some of the world’s most famous film and television studios, you’ll see why Burbank is known as the Media Capital of the World.

Where to stay in Burbank

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Downtown Burbank

4.5/5(350 area reviews)

Downtown Burbank is popular for its abundant dining options, and if you're looking for more to see and do, you might think about a trip to Colony Theater or rA Organic Spa.

Downtown Burbank
Pastries. Long line. Worth it!

Magnolia Park

4/5(49 area reviews)

While Magnolia Park isn't home to many top sights, Walt Disney Studios and Warner Brothers Studio are some notable places to visit nearby.

Magnolia Park
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La Paco

Though La Paco might not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like NBC Studios and Warner Brothers Studio.

La Paco