Burbank is a city located in the state of California, in the United States. It is situated in Los Angeles County, 12 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. Burbank’s nickname is the ‘Media Capital of the World’. Burbank lies on the slopes and foothills of the Verdugo Mountains, and along the flatlands at the eastern end of the San Fernando Valley.
Burbank’s economy is based on media, entertainment, telecommunications, and Internet industries. Many media and entertainment companies are headquartered, have office space, or production facilities in Burbank, including The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Warner Music Group, Nickelodeon, NBC Universal, ABC, Cartoon Network, Cookie Jar Entertainment, New Wave Entertainment, and Insomniac Games. The city is also home to Bob Hope Airport.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Burbank. You can get tickets to television show tapings, go to Pickwick Gardens and go ice-skating or bowling, attend a performance of the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra, go shopping at the city’s Downtown Burbank Mall, or visit one of the many theaters, parks, and libraries in the area. Other options include taking a tour of the Warner Brothers Studio. There are many dining options in Burbank, including the Blue Room and the Park Bar & Grill. There is also the option to eat at the oldest remaining famous Bob’s Big Boy Diner.
Burbank has its own airport, Bob Hope Airport. This airport has domestic flights and is 6 miles from the center of Burbank, CA. This is the only airport in the LA Area that has a train station near the Airport. The Station is in walking distance, and offers Pacific Surfliner and Coast Starlight Amtrak service, Metrolink service, and bus service. Public Transportation throughout the city includes bus service and Metrolink.