A desert suburb that has appealed to everyone from returning GIs to celebrities for decades, Northridge beckons travelers. With the distant mountains in the background, visitors can enjoy everything from star shows to public gardens under the sunny California skies. Reserve your room at one of the Northridge hotels and enjoy the offerings of this San Fernando Valley town.
Bob Hope Airport is only 16 miles from Northridge, which can be covered by bus, shuttle or rental car. Depending on your airline preferences, you may also want to consider flying into LAX. It's 30 miles from Northridge, but it's a straight drive up the 405 freeway. While you do have some public transportation options, Northridge rental cars will make touring this city, as well as nearby areas such as Studio City, Burbank, and North Hollywood, much easier.
Cheap hotels in Los Angeles are easy to find and put you in excellent position to visit the attractions in Northridge. The California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Botanic Gardens, close to hotels in Northridge, is a particular draw for those who love tropical plants, cacti, butterfly plants, and more. Also open to the public is CSUN's Donald E. Bianchi Planetarium, which holds sky shows, lectures, and live events throughout the year. If your inner fashionista wants to play, pop down to the Northridge Fashion Center. From there, pick up tickets for a show at the Valley Performing Arts Center or visit the Museum of the San Fernando Valley. The museum presents exhibits on the area's famous residents and buildings, as well as its transition away from an agrarian center. And if the lure of Hollywood is strong, jump in the car and head south to take in famous sights like the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Sign, and the clubs and shops of Sunset Boulevard.
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