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5 Places Worth Visiting in Sherman Oaks

From local markets and antique finds to retro bars and a plethora of restaurants, Sherman Oaks truly offers something for everyone. So, next time you visit the area, make sure to stop by at least one of the following places worth visiting in Sherman Oaks!

Sherman Oaks Antique Mall    

Sherman Oaks Antique Mall is the epitome of all things unique in LA. As one of the oldest antique stores in LA, it has been a staple in the local community and a destination for visitors. The mall sells everything from costume jewelry and pre-owned luxury clothing, to vintage décor. It’s a melting pot of cultures, filled with decades of stylish options for everyone. It has been voted “Best Jewelry Store” and is known as LA’s best-kept secret for vintage clothing. Sherman Oaks constantly restocks by purchasing single items, collections and sometimes entire estates. The mall is open seven days a week, Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Park

Enjoy the outdoors while in Sherman Oaks with a trip to the Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Park. In this park, you’ll find everything from basketball and tennis courts, to picnic areas and an indoor swimming pool. The on-site recreation center offers even more activities and event space for visitors.

Sherman Oaks Tuesday Farmers’ Market

Located in the parking lot of the Westfield Fashion Square Mall (another great place to visit), the Sherman Oaks Farmers’ Market is a local hotspot for fresh produce, homemade desserts and more. Visit on any Tuesday from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. to peruse goodies straight from local farms.

The One Up Bar

Inside The One Up, you’ll find creative drinks, handcrafted food and a slew of retro arcade games. The bar is situated on Ventura Boulevard and open Mon – Fri, 4 p.m. – 2 a.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. – 2 a.m. Take advantage of Happy Hour every day 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. And keep in mind that guests under the age of 21 will not be seated after 7 p.m. A wide variety of arcade games are available to play, free to all customers.

Ventura Boulevard

If you’re looking for a one-stop-shop for local restaurants, bars, stores, you-name-it in Sherman Oaks, head to Ventura Boulevard. Fun Fact: It’s one of the oldest routes in the San Fernando Valley and it was originally part of the El Camino Real (the trail between Spanish missions). Take a walk or bike ride down the boulevard and discover all the unique local spots along the way! Here’s a guide to some of the restaurants you’ll find on Ventura.

Historic Hotel on Ventura Boulevard

Continue along Ventura Boulevard and you’ll come across the beautiful, historic Sportsmen’s Lodge. Known for its many iconic guests and luxurious Hollywood glamour, a stay at Sportsmen’s is the perfect place to relax after a trip around Sherman Oaks.

Whether you prefer a day at the park or a night at an arcade bar, explore everything that Sherman Oaks has to offer! And don’t forget to complete your trip with a night or two at the nearby Sportsmen’s Lodge.

WHERE TO STAY

Sportsmens Lodge

With the soul of iconic Hollywood and aesthetic of modern Los Angeles, this historic hotel is just minutes from the best attractions of San Fernando Valley. 12825 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604. 818.769.4700

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Please note: Construction has begun on the nearby Sportsmen’s Lodge Event Center to build an amazing new retail space next door. There will be mid level demolition, and construction noise, with intermittent heavier noise associated with the project. The noise will occur between the hours of 8AM and 5PM. We appreciate your patience and understanding, and apologize for any inconvenience.