Truly a playground to the world, the area surrounding Tangerine boasts a host of museums, parks, and attractions. Naturally, many visitors to the area tour a movie studio or watch a television show taped live. Of the hotels near Universal Studios and other giants in the film industry, Tangerine Hotel provides very easy and fast access- no need to worry about So Cal traffic. Warner Brothers is within walking distance, and Universal and Paramount are a short drive. Just a little further away, the Sony Studio is housed in the former home of MGM, once the greatest studio in Hollywood. And if you can’t get enough film history at the studios, the Hollywood Museum is also nearby. Few hotels near Hollywood make such an ideal spot from which to explore the movie industry.
The museums in Burbank CA provide something for everyone, from zoology to American history and everything in between. For those who prefer the stars in the galaxy to those on terra firma, the Griffith Observatory has a lot to offer, including ranger led walks and talks and public star parties. And if you’re looking for hotels near LA Zoo, Tangerine is just five minutes away from Griffith Park, where the zoo is located. Across the street from the zoo stands another jewel, the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles is the largest in the western United State, or you may want to tour the Page Museum for the history of the intriguing La Brea Tar Pits. Incredible works of art can be viewed at the world-class Getty Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, or the Museum of Contemporary Art.
If you simply want to frolic at an amusement park, you have lots to choose from, including the legendary Pacific Park on Santa Monica Pier. People have been playing there for a century, and many movies feature scenes shot there. For roller coasters, Magic Mountain delivers, and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor makes a great place to cool off on a hot day. And, of course, there is always Disneyland.