GLENDALE GUIDEBOOK
Bedford Corporate Housing Guide to LA

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Why Choose Glendale for Your Short Term Stay in Los Angeles?

Looking for that safe, small town feel within the spread out metropolis of Los Angeles?  Look no further than charming Glendale, California! Just 5 miles north of downtown, set against the Verdugo Mountains, the bedroom community of Glendale has it all for both the business and leisure traveler coming to LA. Voted one of the best small cities to live in the United States in 2016, Glendale’s charm and accessibility make it an idyllic place to stay when you’re in town looking for a furnished apartment.

The Perfect Location: Glendale Puts LA at Your Fingertips

Coming to Los Angeles for pilot season? Auditions? Maybe producing at one of the studios? Glendale boasts proximity to Disney, Universal, Warner Brothers and CBS. Or maybe you’re looking to round out your tour of every ballpark in the United States?  Dodger stadium is just 5 miles away so you can take in a game! And if you need to be in downtown Los Angeles for a trial or other legal work, but don’t want to actually live there, Glendale is the perfect option for a furnished apartment in Los Angeles, with access to downtown, but close enough to get home to a true relaxing neighborhood.

5-Star Furnished Apartments Accommodations in Los Angeles: The Americana at Brand

Bedford Housing offers 5-star accommodations at The Americana at Brand… the only exclusive outdoor shopping mall with high-end retailers like Tiffany’s, Apple Store and much, much more. Bedford Corporate Housing recommends the following restaurants and retailers, all within walking distance of your furnished short term apartment, the best in Los Angeles:

  • Target – Walking distance to its inside supermarket and pharmacy
  • Raffi’s Place – Walking distance to one of the best Middle Eastern Restaurants in LA
  • Din Tai Fung – Walking distance to one of the finniest Chinese Dim Sum cuisine.
  • Vegas Seafood Buffet – Walking distance from apartment
  • Cheesecake Factory – Walking distance from apartment
  • High end department stores – Nordstrom’s and Barneys
  • Movie Theaters

Recommended Day Trips & Attractions

Bedford Corporate Housing recommends the following locations all within driving distance of your Glendale short term apartment. Click on the attraction name for driving directions.

Descanso Gardens – 17 mins or 6.5 miles.  Beautiful gardens and outdoor restaurant

Mount Wilson Observatory – 26.5 miles or 50 mins.  Take a unique mountain drive to the top of Mount Wilson for hiking and spectacular views of the whole of LA at 6,000 Feet.

Universal Studios – 7.9 miles or 17 minutes.  Universal City Walk – same distance with a variety of walkable restaurants, shops and entertainment

Burbank – Disney, ABC, NBC, Warner Brothers, Universal Studios

LA Zoo – 2.4 miles or 7 minutes located in Griffith Park

Hollywood Sign – Enjoy a casual scenic hike to the top of the Hollywood sign, 5 miles away

Downtown – 30 Mins easy access to the Staples Center

Huntington Library and Gardens – museum of fine art and a Splendid manicured Japanese gardens with coy fish, 11 miles or 22 mins

Trails Café in Griffith Park – Ideal location for sitting outside in nature with gourmet coffees, exquisite pastries and sandwiches.  Take a casual hike up to Griffith Park Observatorywhere you can go inside the planetarium deep space shows.

TCL Chinese Theatre – 30 mins

Dodger Stadium – 19 Mins