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Visit Universal Studios® Hollywood theme park and other top attractions

There’s no place in the world quite like Southern California. The glitz and glamour of Hollywood is a huge draw, no doubt – and Coast Anabelle Hotel places some of its most iconic landmarks including Warner Bros. Studios & Universal Studios® Hollywood theme park within your reach. But Tinseltown is far from the only attraction worth exploring. Outdoors enthusiasts will find plenty of things to do here – from hiking to the Hollywood sign to gliding or touring the Stough Canyon Nature Center. Take yourself out to a ballgame at Dodger Stadium, visit the Burbank Aviation Museum or enjoy annual events including the Burbank Comedy Festival and the Burbank Winter Wine Walk. One thing’s for sure – a stay here is anything but ordinary.

Attractions

Conan O'Brien Show

Conan O'Brien Show

Distance from Hotel: 1.6 miles

Watch a taping of an established late-night talk show host and comedian Conan O'Brien.

Downtown Burbank

Downtown Burbank

Distance from Hotel: 2.4 miles

Downtown Burbank is a vibrant destination filled with rich Hollywood history and the perfect combination of bustling activity of restaurants, shopping and nightlife.

Flappers Comedy Club

Flappers Comedy Club

Distance from Hotel: 1.6 miles

A live comedy club running Comedy Shows and Open Mics 7 nights a week. 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Ellen Degeneres Show

Distance from Hotel: 1.6 miles

Watch a taping of the famous Ellen Degeneres Show right here in Burbank at Warner Bros. Studios.

Tower at Warner Bros Studio

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Distance from Hotel: 1.5 miles

Ever wondered what a working studio was like? Now's your chance to find out with this fun and informative tour.

Universal Studios Hollywood sign

Universal Studios Hollywood

Distance from Hotel: 1.5 miles

Universal is both a studio and a theme park, with tours, rides, show tapings and so much more.

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Burbank Town Center

Distance from Hotel: 1.5 miles

Take advantage of the warm weather to enjoy Burbank Town Center's many outdoor shops and restaurants; there is also an indoor mall with plenty of things to explore.

Stars on Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood Boulevard

Distance from Hotel: 5.5 miles

See your favorite celebs’ stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame - and be sure to check out the famous Egyptian and Chinese theaters!

Hollywood Sign

The Mt. Hollywood Trail

Distance from Hotel: 9 miles

There are two starting points in Griffith Park, starting at the Griffith Observatory’s parking lot, about a three-mile hike to the landmark. The is a slightly longer and steeper trail with fewer people. Start on fire road intersecting N. Vermont Canyon Rd. with plenty of street parking.

Griffith Park

Griffith Observatory

Distance from Hotel: 9 miles

The Griffith Observatory located on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park. Enjoy views of the Los Angeles Basin, including Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood and the Pacific Ocean.

Baseball in Dodgers Stadium

Dodger Stadium Tour

Distance from Hotel: 10 miles

Catch a ballgame at Dodger Stadium, the home of Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers!

View of hollywood sign from afar

Stough Canyon Nature Center

Distance from Hotel: 5 Miles

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the area at this nature center, where you can learn about the local habitat through activities, hikes and exhibits.

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Lincoln Beer Company

Distance from Hotel: 4 Miles

Lincoln Beer Company is known for its variety of IPAs, lagers and unique flavor combinations like Habanero Vanilla Red.

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Synthplex

For those interested in synthesizers and electronic music, this is a must-see event.

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LA Fashion Week

Mingle with celebrities, publicists and influencers at the biggest fashion-related event in LA's calendar.

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Brewyard

Celebrate craft beer, art and more at this yearly event, where local artists and vendors join with brewmasters to showcase their wares.

SoCal Etsy Guild Market

Head to Burbank Town Center for this one-day event, which features food, arts and crafts from local artisans and vendors.

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Burbank Equine Showcase

The beauty of the equestrian world takes center stage at this show, held in April at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. Celebrate horses, trainers and riders.

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Burbank Arts Festival

This family-friendly festival takes place in June and features the talents of artisans, animators and other fine arts specialists.

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Downtown Burbank Car Classic

Love cars? Check out this fun expo, which features cars from some of the area's best-known custom studios.

Burbank International Film Festival

What better place to celebrate the magic of film than in Burbank, where many of the world's best movies have been made?

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Burbank Comedy Festival

Get ready for laughs at this renowned festival, where celebrity comedians and emerging talent perform every August.

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Burbank Winter Wine Walk

Kick off the festive season with the Burbank Winter Wine Walk. Sample the bounty of some of the region's top wineries and breweries in the heart of downtown Burbank.

CTN Animation eXpo

The CTN Animation eXpo spotlights production artists and creative professionals in the animation, visual effects and video game industries.

Roaring Nights

Experience the LA Zoo like never before at this festival, held throughout the summer and featuring food, drinks and wildlife!

Sunflowers at a farmer's market

Burbank Farmer’s Market

Burbank Farmer’s Market is one of the oldest farmer's markers in Southern California, and is packed with fresh local produce and other items.

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