Exciting Burbank Activities
Explore L.A.’s Finest
Experience the finer things in life with Hotel Amarano, offering easy access to a wide array of Burbank activities and attractions near the hotel. Take an iconic studio tour, score a discount on designer labels, gawk at fine art, or catch a concert. When you stay in L.A., you’ll never run out of things to do and see and experience.
NBC Television Studios
NBC offers the only studio tour of any commercial network. It gives a behind the scenes look at the inner workings of its television operation. Although modest, their guided Burbank studio tour takes you deep inside where much of TV history has been made. The tour takes you through props warehouse areas, construction areas on new sets, special effects hardware, past the makeup department and gives you a peek at the NBC wardrobe department.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour
The tour begins at the VIP Tour Center with a special introductory film to the world of Warner Bros. Groups load into electric carts that take you into the studio lot for a very exclusive tour through back lot streets sound stages, sets and craft shops. The experience ends at the Warner Bros. Museum where you may explore at your leisure motion picture memorabilia from past and present.
Warner Studios Museum
The first museum opened by a major movie studio, dedicated to memorabilia from its films. In the museum you will see costumes, props, animation cells, letters and more, collected over 75 years since Warner Bros opened. This is one of the most exciting activities in Burbank.
Walt Disney Studios
For more than 85 years, The Walt Disney Studios has bought quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses the creation, production, promotion, sales, acquisition and domestic and international distribution of live-action and animated motion pictures, home entertainment releases, music and soundtrack recordings, and live stage plays.
The Gordon Howard Museum and the Burbank Historical Society
Incorporated in 1975, the Society operates the Gordon R. Howard Museum, which includes an 1887 Victorian house, a memorabilia building including a Lockheed Aviation display and other historical artifacts, a vintage vehicle building and a salon.
L.A. Equestrian Center
Consider over 75 lush acres reflecting the historic beauty of Griffith Park; quiet, secluded, yet minutes away from the best L.A. restaurants and attractions. From its deluxe 3,500 fixed-seat arena, to its beautifully appointed pavilion complex and the outdoor splendor of its magnificently landscaped exhibition fields, the Los Angeles Equestrian Center is a multi-use masterpiece.
Universal Studios Hollywood lets you get into blockbuster thrills. Go behind-the-scenes and on the sets where movies are made. Then cast yourself in the thrilling rides, shows and attractions that bring movie action to life.
South of Media Center and the mall, Downtown Burbank has a lively pedestrian scene along San Fernando Blvd. Shopping, dining and entertainment along a tree shaded street. Plenty of free public parking in structures nearby. Find some of the best Burbank activities here.
Burbank Town Center
With new and exciting changes, Burbank Town Center is home to your favorite stores, restaurants, and movies! With three interior levels of shopping with names like Macy’s, Sears, Sport Chalet, Bed Bath & Beyond, AMC Theater and more.
The Hollywood Bowl is the largest natural outdoor amphitheater in the United States. The crown jewel of cultural landmarks in L.A., it is the place to picnic and enjoy outstanding music under the stars. Throughout the summer the LA Phil presents the best in jazz, classical, Broadway, and features world-renowned artists.
Experience the only big name studio actually located in Hollywood. Take a guided, two-hour living historical look behind the scenes of Paramount Studios. Paramount is a huge sprawling studio with much to see. It is also the longest continually operating studio in Hollywood.
The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles’ premiere outdoor theatre, is nestled in the picturesque tree-enclosed setting of Griffith Park. This award-winning theatre is one of Los Angeles’ most historic entertainment venues and has played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment, from pop to classical, reggae to rock. The legendary Greek Theatre offers entertainment to every segment of the population. This 5,801-seat venue offers an intimate concert setting, with state-of-the-art acoustics combined with excellent site lines. The Greek Theatre offers top quality entertainment under the stars in the heart of Los Angeles.
Americana at Brand
Americana at Brand is a large outdoor shopping community in Glendale, California. Americana at Brand has 75 retail shops including BCBGMAXAZRIA and Barney’s New York Co-op and a variety of dining options. The Americana includes 100 condominiums and 238 apartments.