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Visitor Information

Overview

It’s easy to see why Universal City/North Hollywood is such a great place to visit, live & work. Just 45 minutes to Ski Slopes or Pacific Ocean Beaches. Browse our site for more information about our community. Our member businesses are listed in the directory, just a click away!

In addition to the many popular studio tours, historical sites, theaters & museums, you’ll find an incredible array of fine dining, shopping, lodging & recreational opportunities. Whether your travel plans include business or pleasure, come enjoy the friendly hospitality & rich heritage of our people & bask in our warm year-round Mediterranean climate. Welcome to Universal City/North Hollywood, California.

Things to Do

Studio tours, historical sites, theaters & museums, you’ll find it all here in the Entertainment Center of the  World.  With such an incredible array of fine dining, shopping, lodging & recreation you’ll have no problem deciding what to do. We don’t want you to miss a thing, so here’s just a few of the zillion’s of things to do while in the Universal City/North Hollywood area.

  • Life Size Bronze Statues of T.V. Stars, meet Lucille Ball, Johnny Carson, & the 40′ Gold Emmy Statue
    Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Lankershim Blvd, No.of Magnolia
  • Universal Studios Hollywood Tour. Stay for dinner & the evening at fabulous CityWalk.
    Universal Studios Hollywood & City Walk. Top of the hill, Universal City.
  • Drop by the Universal City North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce office to get free visitor information & see the Historic mural of the San Fernando Valley in the 1940’s.
    6369 Bellingham Avenue, North Hollywood  91606.
  • Catch some live music or comedy in one of our clubs.
    Here in L.A., you never know who’ll show up!
  • Romp with the chimps and harass the elephants at the LA Zoo
    Los Angeles Zoo
  • Statue of Amelia Earhart in North Hollywood Park
    Corner of Magnolia Blvd. & Tujunga Blvd.
  • Drive through Lake Hollywood Estates up to the Hollywood Sign
  • See & walk beside the Longest Mural in the World, The Great Wall of Los Angeles.
    Along Coldwater Canyon at Burbank Blvd.
  • Take a trip to the stars at the Griffith Observatory; you can even hike to it!
    Griffith Park & Observatory
  • Take in the view on world famous “Mulholland Drive,” see views of the City & the valley. Incredible at night!
    Start where Mulholland Drive meets the Hollywood Fwy & go West!
  • Take the Metro Red Line, explore the art & design of North Hollywood, Universal City & Hollywood Stations.
    Park at the MTA lot at Chandler & Lankershim & go explore.
  • Catch live theater at one of the 30 venues in the NoHo Arts District
    Schedules & listings at nohoartsdistrict.com.

Getting There

It’s easy to see why this is such a great place to visit, live & work. Universal City/North Hollywood is at the center of it all in Southern California where we judge distance by minutes, not by miles.

Here are some examples:

Location Distance
Universal Studios Tour & CityWalk Just up the Hill
Burbank Regional Airport 15 minutes
Los Angeles International Airport 45 minutes
Subway Stations to Hollywood & Los Angeles North Hollywood & Universal Stations
Griffith Park & Observatory & Autry Museum 15 minutes
Disneyland 45 minutes
Magic Mountain Park 30 minutes
Pacific Ocean 45 minutes
Snow Skiing 60 minutes
Boating & Water Sports 45 minutes
Cal. State Univ. Northridge, U.S.C. & U.C.L.A. 30-40 minutes
Getty Museum & LA County Art Museum 25 minutes
NBC Studios & The Tonite Show 15 minutes

The MTA North Hollywood Subway Station is the starting point for the entire Los Angeles Subway System. From NoHo Station (as we call it) you’re a smooth 7-minute ride to Universal City Station, Tour & CityWalk. Stay on for another 7- minute ride through a tunnel under the famous Hollywood Hills & you’re in the heart of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

 

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