Once known solely for its mall, Glendale is now a popular vacation destination for families looking to explore Los Angeles. The rapidly growing city is surrounded by the beautiful Verdugo Mountains, a small, rugged mountain range, and is home to Universal Studios Hollywood, making for a great vacation destination to for every member of the family.
Top attractions include thrilling rides at Universal Studios, beautiful scenery at Brand Park, hikes through the Deukmejian Wilderness Park and the Verdugo Mountains, amazing views and a planetarium at the Griffith Park Observatory, and light-based, kinetic, and electric art at The Museum of Neon Art.
Glendale is a year-round destination that sees mild, sunny weather most of the year.
In October, the Glendale International Film Festival features movie screenings, panel talks, and screenplay competitions.