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Downtown Los Angeles

What: Staples Center, L.A. Live, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Olvera Street, Grand Park, Union Station, and more
Drive Time from BUR: 23 minutes
Public Transit: Take Metrolink or Amtrak from the Bob Hope Airport Train Station to Union Station, or take the free shuttle from the Airport to the North Hollywood Metro Red Line Station, then take Metro to Union Station

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Dodger Stadium

What: Watch the Los Angeles Dodgers play baseball in scenic Chavez Ravine
Address:
1000 Elysian Park Avenue, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
21 minutes

Public Transit: Take Metrolink or Amtrak from the Bob Hope Airport Train Station to Union Station, then take the free shuttle from Union Station to Dodger Stadium

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Griffith Park

What: Scenic views of Downtown Los Angeles and the Hollywood Sign from Griffith Observatory, plus miles of hiking trails
Address:
4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
16 minute
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L.A. Zoo

What: Family-friendly zoo and botanical gardens
Address:
5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
18 minutes

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Autry National Center

What: Family-friendly museum devoted to Western history and heritage, named after Gene Autry
Address:
4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
18 minutes

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Greek Theater

What: Open-air concert venue for a variety of musical acts
Address:
2700 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
21 minutes

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The Getty Center

What: Family-friendly museum featuring a variety of art and panoramic views of Los Angeles
Address:
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
27 minutes

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Exposition Park

What: Adjacent to the University of Southern California, Exposition Park features multiple museums, including the Natural History Museum and the California Science Center, home of the Endeavour Space Shuttle
Address:
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
25 minutes
Public Transit:
Take the free shuttle from the Airport to the North Hollywood Metro Red Line Station, take the Red Line to the 7th Street/Metro Center Station, then take the Expo Line to the Exposition Park Station

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Little Tokyo

What: A neighborhood full of authentic Japanese shops, restaurants, and architecture, including the Japanese American National Museum
Address:
231 W. Third Street, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
21 minutes

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Universal Studios Hollywood

What: World-famous amusement park featuring themed rides and a behind-the-scenes studio backlot tour
Address: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City
Drive Time from BUR: 16 minutes
Public Transit: Take the free shuttle from the Airport to the North Hollywood Metro Red Line Station, then take Metro to Universal City

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Hollywood Bowl

What: Open-air concert venue featuring a variety of musical acts
Address:
2301 N. Highland Avenue, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
17 minutes

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Hollywood & Highland Center

What: TCL Chinese Theater, Dolby Theater, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and more
Address: 6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR: 21 minutes
Public Transit: Take the free shuttle from the Airport to the North Hollywood Metro Red Line Station, then take Metro to Hollywood/Highland

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Pantages Theater

What: An Art Deco-style theater for live shows, located along the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Address:
6233 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
21 minutes
Public Transit:
Take the free shuttle from the Airport to the North Hollywood Metro Red Line Station, then take Metro to Hollywood/Vine

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Television Academy

What: Home of the Emmy selection committee, featuring busts of past Emmy winners and a larger-than-life Emmy statue
Address:
5220 Lankershim Boulevard, Los Angeles
Drive Time from BUR:
10 minutes
Public Transit:
Take the free shuttle from the Airport to the North Hollywood Metro Red Line Station; the Academy is within walking distance of the Station

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Warner Bros. Studios

What: Take a behind-the-scenes look at how your favorite movies and TV shows are made with the VIP Tour, or get tickets to live tapings on the Warner Bros. studio lot
Address: 3400 Riverside Drive, Burbank
Drive Time from BUR:
12 minutes

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Bob's Big Boy Restaurant

What: An American food chain famous for its "Big Boy" statue and its weekly Friday evening vintage car show, which attracts local automobile enthusiasts such as Jay Leno
Address: 4211 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank
Drive Time from BUR: 12 minutes

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Magnolia Park District

What: Magnolia Park features a variety of fine shopping and dining options, including vintage stores with clothes straight from the Hollywood sets and the locally famous Porto's Bakery
Address: 3315 W. Magnolia Boulevard, Burbank
Drive Time from BUR: 9 minutes

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The Americana at Brand

What: A family-friendly, Grove-style shopping center featuring shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and a trolley
Address: 889 Americana Way, Glendale
Drive Time from BUR: 18 minutes

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Forest Lawn Memorial Park

What: The final resting place of many of Hollywood's greatest stars, including Elizabeth Taylor, Walt Disney, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, and Michael Jackson
Address: 1712 S. Glendale Boulevard, Glendale
Drive Time from BUR: 21 minutes

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Rose Bowl Stadium

What: Burbank Bob Hope Airport is the Official Airport of the Rose Bowl Stadium, which hosts UCLA Bruins football home games, the annual Rose Bowl Game on January 1, and a variety of musical acts, soccer games, and community events
Address:
1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena
Drive Time from BUR:
21 minutes

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Old Town Pasadena

What: An entire neighborhood of open-air shopping, dining, and leisure options
Address:
1 W. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena
Drive Time from BUR:
22 minutes

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Norton Simon Museum

What: A family-friendly art museum featuring work by Auguste Rodin, Diego Rivera, and more
Address: 411 W. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena
Drive Time from BUR: 21 minutes

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The Huntington

What: The Huntington boasts an extensive art and rare books collection in addition to its beautiful botanical gardens, which feature plants from around the world
Address:
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino
Drive Time from BUR:
24 minutes

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Six Flags Magic Mountain

What: An amusement park featuring some of the region's most thrilling rollercoasters
Address: 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia
Drive Time from BUR: 29 minutes

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Angeles National Forest

What: An extensive national forest located in the San Gabriel mountains, with roads for driving and trails for hiking
Address:
701 N. Santa Anita Avenue, Arcadia
Drive Time from BUR:
24 minutes

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Disneyland

What: Southern California's most famous amusement park, based on the characters created by the Walt Disney Company
Address: 1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim
Drive Time from BUR: 60 minutes

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Knott's Berry Farm

What: An amusement park with rides for both kids and adults, featuring the "Peanuts" characters created by Charles M. Schulz
Address: 8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park
Drive Time from BUR: 48 minutes

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Santa Monica Pier

What: An instantly recognizable Southern California landmark, with arcades, rides, and fantastic views of the beach
Address: 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica
Drive Time from BUR: 41 minutes