Welcome to the "Valley of the Stars," Southern California's San Fernando Valley, encompassing the cities of Burbank, Calabasas, Glendale, Los Angeles and San Fernando. We have prepared this Web site to give a virtual tour of many aspects of the Valley.
Among the world-famous celebrities who have settled in our Valley and helped define our reputation as the "Valley of the Stars" are Bob Hope, Gene Autry, John Wayne, Charlie Chaplin, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows, and Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
Marilyn Monroe, Ron Howard, Richie Valens, Sally Field and Tom Selleck are just a few among the many more who were raised in our Valley's friendly communities, attended our schools and launched their stellar careers here.
With more than 100 soundstages producing everything from "Jurassic Park" to "The Tonight Show," the "Valley of the Stars" is home to the Walt Disney Company, NBC Universal Studios, Warner Bros., CBS Studio Center as well as NBC and ABC Television Studios.
In addition to the many popular studio tours, historical sites, theaters and museums, the San Fernando Valley offers an incredible array of fine dining, shopping, lodging and recreational opportunities, along with world -class attractions at each of the scenic entrances to our Valley, including the magnificent new Getty Center, the Hollywood Bowl and the Los Angles Zoo at our southern entrances; the site of the granddaddy of all college bowl games -- the Rose Bowl -- at the east; the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library at the west; and the tallest, fastest roller coasters in the world at Six Flags Magic Mountain to our north.
Whether your travel plans include business or pleasure, come enjoy the friendly hospitality and rich heritage of our people and bask in our warm year-round Mediterranean climate. We trust you'll agree that there is no more entertaining place to visit in the world than Southern California's glorious "Valley of the Stars."