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Visit filming locations of popular movies and TV shows in Burbank, CA

What are fun activities to do in Burbank, California?

Hanging out with friends on the weekends is a fun way to relax after the work week. However, it can be hard to figure out what to do when it feels like you’ve done everything or you’re on a budget. So, what are some fun activities to do in Burbank, CA? One activity you can do is visit filming locations of popular movies and TV shows. You can feel like you’ve entered the movie or show itself by visiting these places. Keep reading to learn about a few.

wood floor with spilled bucket of popcorn and clapper boardPlaces in Burbank where scenes were filmed

  1. Safari Inn. This location was featured in both Apollo 13 and True Romance. This inn is conveniently located near Universal Studios and NBC. If you reserve far enough in advance, you get a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Warner Bros Studio Tour Package.
  2. The Smokehouse. This restaurant had scenes from Argo and La La Land filmed here. This restaurant has been around since the end of World War II. Menu options include prime rib, pasta primavera and the Smoke House Cheeseburger.
  3. Larry’s Chili Dog. If you’re a fan of The Office, you might recognize this place. Although it has been resigned since the scene was filmed, it’s a good place to visit. This restaurant has several different types of hot dogs; however, you can also get a burger, sandwich or salad.

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Get a Toyota for your adventure

There are plenty more filming locations that you can visit in Burbank and Los Angeles County. However, these are just a few for you to start your personal tour. Before you go though, you’ll need to get the perfect Toyota for your adventure. Visit Bob Smith Toyota and check out our available Toyota inventory.  We carry several newer models including the 2020 Toyota Highlander. We look forward to seeing you at our dealership!