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Attractions at Griffith Park

Attractions at Griffith Park

Griffith Park in Los Angeles is a tourist hotspot filled with exciting things to do, see, and experience. If you’re looking for an adventure that the whole family can go on, you’ve got multiple options to choose from year-round. Each adds to the level of excitement exponentially.

Staying at the Ramada Burbank puts you in close vicinity to all the area’s attractions. To jumpstart your fun-filled travel experience, we’ve listed some of the best things to do with kids. Once you need a break, you can return to the hotel and visit Porto’s Burbank for a delicious Cuban meal or baked goods. If you haven’t experienced the chorizo and cheese omelet served on sweet Cuban bread before, now is the time to do so!

Griffith Park Los Angeles attractions that you must see include Griffith Observatory, Walt Disney’s Barn, the Travel Town Museum, and the Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum. Details about each are listed below for reference purposes. It’s much easier to plan your vacation itinerary when you know what to expect.

Griffith Observatory

Griffith Park Observatory - Attractions at Griffith ParkIf you’re looking for an out-of-this-world experience, you’ll find it at the Griffith Observatory. Free admission to the building and grounds is always available. You can also make arrangements for you and your family to take the bus to the Observatory, allowing you to tackle transportation and entertainment at once.

There are many things for you and your family to do once at the popular attraction. From looking through telescopes to visiting the many exhibits, one thing is certain, you’ll have a great time. You’ll have a great time. You’re also able to see the Hollywood sign and beautiful views of Los Angeles from the observation decks at Griffith Observatory.

Walt Disney’s Barn

If you love all things Disney®, you’re going to want to see Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn in person. It’s where many of his magical ideas came to life and a place he would retreat to work on creating and painting miniature replicas of trains. A huge collection of trains along with personal memorabilia belonging to Walt is present for you to see.

Even the workbenches were made by hand by the animator. The Barn is open every third Sunday of the month from 11 AM to 3 PM. It’s is run by volunteers and operates on donations. If you’re lucky enough to be in the area while it is open, it’s worth a trip to see where some of Walt Disneys’ most creative work took place.

Travel Town Museum

old school train

Part transportation center and part recreational area, the Travel Town Museum is an incredible sight to behold. Not only does it have full-sized steam locomotives present, but it also has railcars that you can rent out for special events. The Museum consists of locomotives, freight cars, cabooses, passenger cars, interurbans, and motorcars.

Train enthusiasts of all ages get to witness a blast from the past in Griffith Park. Open year-round except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day; it’s an exciting way to spend time together with your family. There is even a miniature train ride to check out, which could be a lot of fun for the kids!

Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum

Through the support of generous volunteers and donors, the Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum exists today. Established in the 1950s, it houses some of the finest live steam, gas-mechanical, and electric railroad technology available in the country. It even provides rides on a train on Sundays, weather permitted.

Marveling at the technology that once dominated the transportation industry can be a lot of fun. The Museum is a passion project of people in LA that believe in its importance. You can witness the technology up close and personal during your family vacation.

Enjoy All of the Things to Do in Griffith Park Los Angeles This Trip

Be sure to allow enough time to experience all Griffith Park Los Angeles attractions while you’re in the area. So, before you set out for a day of sightseeing and adventuring, take some time to familiarize yourself with the area. You’ll then know where to stay, what type of schedule to keep, and how much money to bring with you on vacation. Having a wonderful time at Griffith Park then becomes very easy to do.