Hollywood Tourist Attractions

Tourism is a significant contributor to the Burbank economy. The city is also characterized by idyllic and diverse geography and history, and some of the most beautiful and artistic architecture is found in the nearby entertainment capital of Los Angeles, which is 12 miles away.

Los Angeles: Universal Studios Hollywood

Visitors can experience world-class entertainment at Universal Studios Hollywood. Aside from its themed rides and shows, tourists can go behind the scenes at a real working movie studio, visit shops, restaurants, and cinemas at the CityWalk.

Some of the popular attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood include a studio tour to the Backlot to explore the world's largest working movie studio and learn the secrets of Hollywood moviemaking.

Guests can also experience the largest street movie set in Hollywood history and see the sets from hit series and witness special effects and 3-D technology used in several blockbuster movies such as The War of the Worlds, Harry Potter, King Kong, and The Walking Dead.

Tickets can sell very fast. Visitors are advised to purchase their tickets in advance to guarantee entry to the park. Tickets are valid only at Universal Studios Hollywood, in Los Angeles. They are non-transferable, non-refundable and non-exchangeable, and may not be altered, copied, or resold.

Access to any event may be unavailable due to restrictions and is subject to change without notice.

Los Angeles: Hollywood Sign Helicopter Tour

Tourists can visit the iconic Hollywood sign, Beverly Hills, Griffith Park, and Universal Studios theme park while learning a quick history of Los Angeles' best-known landmark in this 10-minute helicopter tour. Guests also can see celebrity mansions from thousands of feet in the air while listening to live commentary from their audio headset.

The helicopter tour also provides views of the surrounding celebrity-filled neighborhoods dotting Mulholland Drive, Laurel Canyon, and downtown Los Angeles.

This tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, guests can change the date or get a full refund. The helicopter seats up to 3 passengers plus the pilot. The weight limit is 130 kilograms per passenger.

The Hollywood Sign was built in 1923 in Los Angeles, California.

Los Angeles: Warner Bros. Studios Hollywood Tour

This 3-hour tour at the Warner Bros. Studios allows tourists to behind-the-scenes in movie making. It includes reenactment from popular films. It also explores the movie sets and soundstages.

Warner Bros. Stage 48: Script to Screen, for example, provides visitors with a hands-on introduction to the world of filmmaking and includes interactive features and exhibits that highlight the phases of the production process, from screenwriting and set design to visual effects and post-production.

At the studio, visitors will be able to see real costumes, sets, and models from films and TV shows such as The Dark Knight, Corpse Bride, Friends, and Two and a Half Men. They will also be able to interact with various elements that explore and explain the production process from start to finish.

Tourists can create their own Batmobile and climb aboard Harry Potter's broomstick for a photo opportunity. Kids will enjoy the DC Universe where they can explore their favorite superheroes and supervillains.

Visitors can join the Storytellers Showcase to learn about Hollywood movie-making history. They can also visit the 110-acre Backlot used in the filming of “Batman”.

The tour includes a trip to the Studio Store that sells exclusive merchandise from famous films and TV shows.

Tourists are required to present a valid government-issued ID (Driver’s License or Passport) at the entrance. Children below 5 years old are not allowed. Photography is limited, and video filming is not permitted. For security reasons, personal belongings may be subject to a search.

Guests are advised to dress comfortably. Sandals and sneakers are recommended, as are loose-fitting tops. Hats should also be considered.

Los Angeles: Hollywood & Celebrity Homes Tour

Tourists fascinated with the lives of celebrities will get a chance to see the fabulous Beverly Hills mansions of their idols on a guided tour of Hollywood, West Hollywood, and Beverly Hills by open-top bus.

The tour bus will also pass by the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Chinese Theatre, the Art Deco entertainment complex of the Dolby Theater, and the circular Capitol Records Building, and other historic landmarks of Los Angeles.

Guests will then head to Sunset Boulevard, and several famous bars and nightclubs along the way, including the legendary Chateau Marmont Hotel, where famous celebrities once stayed.

The tour is ideal for those aged 5 and above but infant seats are also available on request. Guests are advised to wear weather-appropriate clothes.

Los Angeles: Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

The Los Angeles open-top sightseeing bus tour is one of the best ways to learn about the history of the city from your live tour guide. The route includes many must-see landmarks while cruising through the city of angels.

The tour stops in many popular Los Angeles destinations. Guests will have a choice of personal recorded commentary, available in several languages, or an entertaining live commentary in several languages.

The sightseeing tour features views of the world-famous Hollywood sign, Hammer Museum, Walk of Fame, Sony Studios, TCL Chinese Theatre, Paramount Studios, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica Pier, and the Rodeo Drive shopping area, among others.

Children aged 4 and below can take the ride for free with a paying adult. Tourists are advised to wear weather-appropriate clothing. The buses are wheelchair accessible. Please coordinate with the service provider.

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