7 SoCal Aquariums to See Sharks During Shark Week This Summer

The 35th annual Shark Week started Sunday July 24th on Discovery channel with 25 hours of new shows and amazing shark footage. If you are looking to get up close and personal with real sharks this shark week, then check out these seven family-friendly aquariums in Southern California that you can visit this summer.

Summer Family Fun: A Day Along Hollywood Boulevard

Tinseltown, a.k.a Hollywood, is just over the hill from Burbank, and while it is known for its exclusive night life, bars, clubs, and concerts, there is also a lot of fun things for families to see and do. Hollywood is over 30 square miles, but there is just one street that has everything you need to squeeze in a full day of family fun while being just minutes from home. Here are 8 places to make the perfect summer family fun day along Hollywood Blvd.

Summer Family Fun: Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios is located just minutes from Burbank making the amusement park the perfect family adventure this summer. With the recent release of Jurassic World Dominion, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, and the upcoming release of Minions: The Rise of Gru on July 1st, Universal Studios Hollywood is a great place to get up close with characters and interactive rides from the hottest movies of 2022.

Summer Family Fun: Petersen Automotive Museum

This summer, visiting the Petersen Automotive Museum, is a must-do for your bucket list. From the outside the giant red and metal structure looks like something out of a space film, but once inside hundreds of the most unique and rare cars glisten and sparkle covering three floors of space. Their featured exhibit, Bond in Motion, holds the official collection of James Bond vehicles that is now on display through October 23rd.

Summer Family Fun: Ghost Town Alive! at Knott’s Berry Farm

Ghost Town Alive! has returned to Knott’s Berry Farm this summer for select days until September 5th, 2022. The immersive Western experience brings you back almost 150 years to be a part of the beloved town of Calico on their Founder’s Day. Guests become fully submersed in the Wild West while playing along with the characters of Calico, completing tasks and activities, and playing a star role in the Ghost Town Alive! story.

Summer Family Fun: 250+ Places Within 3 Hours of Burbank

Burbank schools are out for the summer! As a mom of two boys, one in elementary school and one in middle school, I am always looking for fun things to do to get them outside, learning, exploring and adventuring.  To help us plan trips and to inspire other families to do the same, I compiled a list of over 250 places for families within a three hour radius from Burbank.  I’ll be sharing the places we visit in our new myBurbank section: Summer Family Fun. 

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