Universal Studios globe at the Entrance into the Universal Studios Hollywood Park.

Family-Friendly Vacations in Burbank


Are you looking for an exciting and unique place to take the family in California this year? Or perhaps you’ve already planned a vacation and are looking for things to do in Burbank, CA? Whether you’re getting your Harry Potter fix or hoping for a celebrity sighting, a perfect California hotel for your family is just around every corner. Consider staying at a Universal Studios hotels like the classy Coast Anabelle Hotel or Safari Inn, a Coast Hotel. Each of these California hotels offers stress-free shuttle rides to nearby attractions as well as a shuttle to and from Hollywood Burbank Airport if you book in advance.

Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios globe at the Entrance into the Universal Studios Hollywood Park.Universal Studios Hollywood has some thrilling rides and fascinating attractions for people of all ages and interests. Film buffs can take a narrated tour that spans 13 blocks and rejoice as they get up close and personal with famous movie animals like Jaws and King Kong. Bigger kids can get their thrills on a variety of rides and check out some famous sets. The youngest ones in your family will love the play zone and a visit with their favorite animated characters like Dora and the Minions. Be sure to check the website ahead of time for special events and attractions.

Warner Bros. Studio VIP Tour

Warner Bros. Studio VIP TourNo trip to Burbank would be complete without a visit to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. Home to many of the most famous movies and shows today, this is your opportunity to see what it’s really like behind the scenes. You’ll get a chance to explore sets, scenes, and backlots of some of the hottest productions today. Whether you love classic black and white movies, are a Harry Potter fan or simply want to get a glimpse of what happens behind the scenes of some of your favorite shows, there’s something for everyone here.

Stough Canyon Nature Center

Family Walking California has some of the most perfect weather in all of the US, so while you’re there, be sure to get some fresh air at one of the beautiful local parks. The Stough Canyon Nature Center is a perfect place to take the kids or anyone who is looking for a little outdoor exercise and quiet. Several nature trails in the Verdugo Mountains offer exquisite glimpses of the unique flora and fauna through the LA area. The Nature Center features plenty of activities and interpretive displays. Check the website ahead for special activities and events. Our California hotels such as the Coast Anabelle Hotel have everything you need for your next family trip to Burbank. They feature stylish rooms and comfortable suites with a full range of amenities, including 24-hour room service and shuttle service to nearby attractions. If you’re planning on exploring LA with kids, be sure to book the ultimate Hollywood movie experience at one of our two locations!