Bookmark and Share

Wednesday, Jul 29th

Last update11:18:01 PM GMT

Burbank Bob Hope Airport is the closest airport to everything you love in L.A.! Most of the region's most popular attractions are less than a 30-minute drive* from the Airport, and the Airport offers multiple public transit options to help you get to your destination. Start planning your trip now.

I want to explore...

Burbank Glendale Pasadena
Los Angeles Hollywood Southern California

*Average drive times taken from Google Maps

 

LOS ANGELES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can't get enough of L.A.? Discover Los Angeles will give you endless information on places to go and things to do in this region.

Return to Top

HOLLYWOOD

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

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

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
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
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

Return to Top

BURBANK

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
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
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

Make Burbank your home base during your L.A. visit! To learn more about shopping, dining, and sleeping in the Media Capital of the World, visit VisitBurbank.com. US Airways' in-flight magazine (PDF) and Southwest Airlines' Southwest Magazine also recently caught the essence of Bob Hope Airport’s home town of Burbank.

Return to Top

GLENDALE

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
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

Return to Top

PASADENA

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
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
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
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

To learn more about activities, attractions, and accommodations in the City of Roses, visit VisitPasadena.com.

Return to Top

OTHER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ATTRACTIONS

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
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
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

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

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

Return to Top