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Glendale is the third largest city in Los Angeles County, known for its natural beauty, rich history and commercial development. The city is located in the San Fernando Valley at the foot of the beautiful Verdugo Mountains, and is bordered to the west by Burbank and to the east by Pasadena. Covering over thirty square miles and with a population of 200,000, Glendale has a superior quality of life with clean neighborhoods, historic sites, community events and a rich ethnic diversity. The city offers a number of things to see and do including small art galleries, live theater, sporting events, fine dining and shopping. The Glendale Galleriea contains five department stores and over 250 other specialty stores and boutiques, and offers not only shopping but a complete entertainment experience. With the breathtaking Verdugo Mountains as a backdrop, enjoy hiking, biking, tennis and golf in a year round mild climate, where the average high temperature is 77 degrees. Glendale makes a wonderful vacation destination on its own and a convenient, safe base from which to explore all of the Los Angeles County tourist attractions.

Surrounding areas: Eagle Rock, California (3.5 mi), Burbank, California (4.5 mi), Pasadena, California (6.3 mi), Hollywood, California (6.6 mi), West Hollywood, California (8.4 mi), Studio City, California (8.5 mi), Los Angeles, California (9.3 mi)

Glendale Vacation Rentals




Glendale Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Best Western Golden Key Motor Hotel123 W Colorado StGlendale, CA (818) 247-0111
Days Inn Glendale600 N PacificGlendale, CA (818) 956-0202
Econo Lodge Glendale1437 E Colorado StGlendale, CA (818) 246-8367
Griffith Park Motel1634 Victory BlvdGlendale, CA (818) 244-5071
Hampton Place245 West Loraine StGlendale, CA (800) 773-1500
Hilton Los Angeles North/Glendale100 W Glenoaks BlvdGlendale, CA (818) 956-5466
Holiday Inn Glendale450 W Pioneer DrGlendale, CA (818) 956-0202
Homestead Studio Suites Hotel1377 W Glenoaks BlvdGlendale, CA (818) 956-6665
Motel Sakura1500 E Colorado StGlendale, CA (818) 243-8999
Rodeway Inn200 W Colorado StGlendale, CA (818) 246-7331
Vagabond Inns120 W Colorado StGlendale, CA (818) 240-1700
Best Western Eagle Rock Inn2911 Colorado BlvdLos Angeles, CA2.3 mi.(323) 256-7711
Comfort Inn Eagle Rock2300 W Colorado BlvdLos Angeles, CA2.9 mi.(323) 256-1199
Residence Inn By Marriott Burbank Downtown321 S First StBurbank, CA3.3 mi.(818) 260-8787
Holiday Inn Media CTR Burbank150 E Angeleno AveBurbank, CA3.4 mi.(818) 841-4770
Casa Lu An Motel1045 Colorado BlvdLos Angeles, CA4.2 mi.(323) 257-6341
Oakwood Worldwide/los Feliz3100 Riverside DrLos Angeles, CA4.2 mi.(323) 662-3100
Coast Anabelle Hotel2011 West Olive AveBurbank, CA4.3 mi.(818) 845-7800
Safari Inn A Coast Hotel1911 W Olive AveBurbank, CA4.3 mi.(818) 845-8586
Courtyard By Marriott Burbank2100 Empire AveBurbank, CA5.0 mi.(818) 843-5500
Extended Stay America2200 Empire AveBurbank, CA5.1 mi.(818) 567-0952
Quality Inn2255 N Buena Vista StBurbank, CA5.3 mi.(818) 848-1680
Holiday Lodge3901 W Riverside DrBurbank, CA5.4 mi.(818) 843-1121
Tolucan Motel3910 Riverside DrBurbank, CA5.4 mi.(818) 845-8517
The Graciela Burbank322 N Pass AveBurbank, CA5.6 mi.(818) 842-8887
Travelodge1112 N Hollywood WayBurbank, CA5.6 mi.(818) 845-2408
Travelodge Hollywood1401 N Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA5.6 mi.(323) 665-5735
Ramada Inn Burbank Airport2900 N San Fernando BlvdBurbank, CA5.7 mi.(818) 843-5955
Oakwood Worldwide Toluca Hills3600 Barham BlvdLos Angeles, CA5.7 mi.(888) 268-9998
Friendship Inn Hollwood Premiere Motel5333 Hollywood BlvdLos Angeles, CA5.8 mi.(323) 466-1691
Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center2500 Hollywood WayBurbank, CA5.9 mi.(818) 843-6000
Ramada Inn Hollywood1160 N Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA5.9 mi.(323) 660-1788
Courtyard By Marriott Old Pasadena180 N Fair Oaks AvePasadena, CA5.9 mi.(800) 321-2211
Super 8 Motel1536 N Western AveLos Angeles, CA6.0 mi.(213) 467-3131
Holly Street Village Apt151 East Holly StPasadena, CA6.1 mi.(800) 773-1500
Best Western-hollywood Hills6141 Franklin AveHollywood, CA6.2 mi.(323) 464-5181
Guesthouse International Inn6700 W Sunset BlvdLos Angeles, CA6.2 mi.(323) 467-6137
Comfort Inn Hotel2717 W Sunset BlvdLos Angeles, CA6.3 mi.(213) 413-8222
Hollywood Metropolitan Hotel5825 Sunset BlvdLos Angeles, CA6.3 mi.(323) 962-5800
Hilton Los Angeles Universal City555 Universal Hollywood DrUniversal City, CA6.3 mi.(818) 509-2053

Glendale Weather & Climate

Southern California enjoys a mild year round climate that is classified as Mediterranean. There are two distinct seasonal changes, categorized by the amount of rainfall received - a dry summer and wet winter with modest variation in temperature. In the dry season, a Pacific high-pressure system dominates the weather pattern creating warm and very dry air and a thick marine layer that typically advances inland during the night and burns off to hazy sunshine by midday. Surface pollutants trapped under the marine layer, or fog, create L.A.'s infamous "smog." In winter, the high system is no longer dominant and storms fed by subtropical moisture bring lots of rain into southern California during the months of November through March. Afternoon sea breezes of 10 to 15 mph are common. Strong offshore winds, known as "Santa Anas," though not uncommon, rarely cause damage.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 67°F 42°F 4.72 in. 58°F
February 69°F 44°F 5.75 in. 58°F
March 70°F 46°F 5.13 in. 60°F
April 74°F 49°F 1.44 in. 60°F
May 77°F 54°F 0.57 in. 60°F
June 83°F 58°F 0.19 in. 62°F
July 88°F 62°F 0.05 in. 64°F
August 89°F 62°F 0.23 in. 68°F
September 87°F 59°F 0.55 in. 69°F
October 81°F 53°F 0.77 in. 68°F
November 73°F 45°F 1.75 in. 64°F
December 67°F 41°F 2.67 in. 60°F

Glendale Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Bob Hope airport (BUR) located about 6 miles east of Glendale in Burbank, California, the Van Nuys airport (VNY) located approximately 13 miles west of Glendale in Los Angeles ( Van Nuys ), California, the Los Angeles International airport (LAX) located roughly 18 miles southwest of Glendale in Los Angeles, California, and finally the Long Beach airport (LGB) located around 25 miles south of Glendale in Long Beach, California.

Glendale Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Universal Studios HollywoodUniversal CityCA6.3 mi.
Pacific ParkSanta MonicaCA17.3 mi.
Knott's Berry FarmBuena ParkCA25.5 mi.
Six Flags Magic MountainValenciaCA27.8 mi.
Adventure CityAnaheimCA30.2 mi.
Disney's California AdventureAnaheimCA30.2 mi.
DisneylandAnaheimCA30.2 mi.
Boomers Family Fun CenterUplandCA34.8 mi.
Scandia Amusement ParkOntarioCA35.1 mi.
Castle Amusement ParkRiversideCA51.2 mi.
Pharaohs Lost KingdomRedlandsCA61.6 mi.
Legoland CaliforniaCarlsbadCA87.1 mi.
 
Water Parks
Six Flags Hurricane HarborSanta ClaritaCA22.6 mi.
Soak City U.S.A.Buena ParkCA25.5 mi.
Raging WatersSan DimasCA25.8 mi.
Six Flags Hurricane HarborValenciaCA27.8 mi.
Pharaoh's WaterparkRedlandsCA61.6 mi.
The Haunted Galleon and Volcano IslandLake ElsinoreCA63.4 mi.
Oasis WaterparkPalm SpringsCA100.5 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Scholl Canyon Golf & Tennis ClubGlendaleCA 
De Bell Municipal Golf CourseBurbankCA3.8 mi.
Rancho Del Rey Golf ClubAtwaterCA4.2 mi.
Roosevelt Municipal Golf CourseLos AngelesCA4.3 mi.
Verdugo Hills Golf CourseTujungaCA4.6 mi.
Arroyo Seco Golf CourseSouth PasadenaCA6.0 mi.
Brookside Golf ClubPasadenaCA6.7 mi.
Eaton Canyon Golf CoursePasadenaCA6.7 mi.
Altadena Golf CourseAltadenaCA7.6 mi.
Studio City Golf CourseStudio CityCA9.1 mi.
Alhambra Municipal Golf CourseAlhambraCA9.3 mi.
Griffith Park Golf CoursesLos AngelesCA9.3 mi.
Los Feliz Golf CourseLos AngelesCA9.3 mi.
Maggie Hathaway Par 3 Golf CourseLos AngelesCA9.3 mi.
Monterey Park Golf CourseMonterey ParkCA9.3 mi.
Rancho Park Golf CourseLos AngelesCA9.3 mi.
Hansen Dam Golf CoursePacoimaCA10.2 mi.
Woodley Lakes Golf CourseVan NuysCA10.9 mi.
Santa Anita Golf CourseArcadiaCA12.7 mi.
Whittier Narrows Golf CourseRosemeadCA13.1 mi.
El Cariso Golf CourseSylmarCA13.5 mi.
Van Nuys Golf CourseVan NuysCA13.7 mi.
Cascades Golf ClubSylmarCA14.0 mi.
Mission Hills Golf CourseSepulvedaCA14.0 mi.
Arcadia Golf CourseArcadiaCA14.2 mi.
Sepulveda Golf ComplexEncinoCA14.4 mi.
Montebello Country ClubMontebelloCA14.6 mi.
Brentwood LakeBrentwoodCA15.1 mi.
Shadow Lakes Golf ClubBrentwoodCA15.1 mi.
South Gate Municipal Golf CourseSouth GateCA15.4 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Ski SunriseWrightwoodCA37.6 mi.
Snow ValleyRunning SpringsCA65.3 mi.
 
State Parks
Will Rogers State ParkCA17.1 mi. 
Placerita Canyon State ParkCA17.5 mi. 
Santa Monica Beach State ParkCA18.1 mi. 
Santa Monica Beach State ParkCA18.1 mi. 
Will Rogers Beach State ParkCA18.3 mi. 
Dockweiler Beach State ParkCA20.2 mi. 
Manhattan Beach State ParkCA22.1 mi. 
Redondo Beach State ParkCA25.4 mi. 
Malibu Creek State ParkCA27.9 mi. 
Alamitos Bay State ParkCA30.8 mi. 
White Point State ParkCA32.0 mi. 
Chino Hills State ParkCA34.6 mi. 
Bolsa Chica Beach State ParkCA35.4 mi. 
Don Tiburcio Tapia State ParkCA36.9 mi. 
 
Museums
Norton SimonPasadenaCA6.3 mi.(Art)
Museum of ToleranceLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(History)
Carole and Barry Kaye Museum of MiniaturesLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Modern Fresco GalleryLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of Web ArtLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Autry Museum of Western HeritageLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
California African-American MuseumLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
J. Paul Getty MuseumLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
L. RON HUBBARD LIFE EXHIBITION MUSEUMLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Reale-Rydell Computer MuseumLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Technology)
Getty MuseumLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Art)
Korean American Museum of Art and Cultural CenterLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Art)
Los Angeles County Museum of ArtLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Art)
Museum of FredLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Art)
Western Museum of ScoutingLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.(Children's)
American military museumEl MonteCA14.6 mi.(Technology)
Angels AtticSanta MonicaCA17.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of FlyingSanta MonicaCA17.3 mi.(Technology)
California Heritage MuseumSanta MonicaCA17.3 mi.(History)
West Valley MuseumWoodland HillsCA20.3 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Los Angeles ZooLos AngelesCA8.2 mi.
Birch AquariumLa JollaCA30.5 mi.
Santa Ana ZooSanta AnaCA36.7 mi.
Santa Barbara Zoological GardensSanta BarbaraCA84.4 mi.
The Living DesertPalm DesertCA111.9 mi.
San Diego Wild Animal ParkSan DiegoCA118.7 mi.
San Diego ZooSan DiegoCA118.7 mi.
Sea World of San DiegoSan DiegoCA118.7 mi.


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