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Sherman-Oaks is an 8.1 square-mile neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles. The districts southern boundary is Mulholland Drive and it is roughly bounded by Studio City to the east, Van Nuys to the north and Encino to the west. Sherman Oaks is situated along the Los Angeles River, the Ventura Freeway, San Diego Freeway, Beverly Glen Boulevard and Sepulveda Boulevard. It serves as the "gateway" to the San Fernando Valley. Sherman Oaks is an affluent neighborhood with several upscale boutiques and restaurants. It is home to the world famous Sherman Oaks Galleria, which is considered the meeting place of the "Valley Girl," a 1980s cultural label popularized by the song and movie of the same name. Sherman Oaks is host to an annual Street Fair and Carnival, which usually takes place in October. During this event, a half-mile stretch of busy Ventura Boulevard is closed down with food booths, entertainment and rides for the children. Nearly 100,000 people visit the Street Fair each year. The neighborhood also holds a Spring Festival, also along Ventura Boulevard, sponsored by The Village at Sherman Oaks, Inc., Business Improvement District. Sherman Oaks is, of course, conveniently located near all of Los Angeles major attractions.

Surrounding areas: Encino, California (3.0 mi), Studio City, California (3.0 mi), Beverly Hills, California (6.1 mi), Los Angeles, California (6.1 mi), West Hollywood, California (6.5 mi), Westwood, California (6.7 mi), Brentwood, California (7.0 mi)

Sherman Oaks Vacation Rentals

Sherman Oaks Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Carriage Inn5525 Sepulveda BlvdSherman Oaks, CA (818) 787-2300
Courtyard By Marriott15433 Ventura BlvdSherman Oaks, CA (818) 981-5400
Murietta Court4532 Murietta AveSherman Oaks, CA (800) 773-1500
Premiere Natick4701-11 Natick AveSherman Oaks, CA (800) 773-1500
Premiere Willis II4606 Willis/4607 NatickSherman Oaks, CA (800) 773-1500
Premiere Willis4616 Willis/4617 NatickSherman Oaks, CA (800) 773-1500
The Premiere Villas4474 Woodman AveSherman Oaks, CA (800) 773-1500
The Premiere4500 Woodman AveSherman Oaks, CA (800) 773-1500
Starlite Motel5450 Sepulveda BlvdVan Nuys, CA1.7 mi.(818) 997-9754
Mikado Best Western Hotel12600 Riverside DrNorth Hollywood, CA2.4 mi.(818) 763-9141
Voyager Motor Inn6500 Sepulveda BlvdVan Nuys, CA2.8 mi.(818) 997-6007
Arrow Hotel6945 Sepulveda BlvdVan Nuys, CA3.3 mi.(818) 786-6966
Travelodge Van Nuys6909 Sepulveda BlvdVan Nuys, CA3.3 mi.(818) 787-5400
El Patio Motel11466 Ventura BlvdStudio City, CA3.9 mi.(818) 980-2176
Comfort Inn & Suites6147 Lankershim BlvdNorth Hollywood, CA4.2 mi.(818) 769-6600
Airtel Plaza Hotel7277 Valjean AveVan Nuys, CA4.2 mi.(818) 901-1800
Universal City Hilton & Towers555 Universal Ter PkwyNorth Hollywood, CA4.3 mi.(818) 506-2500
Beverly Garland's Holiday Inn4222 Vineland AveNorth Hollywood, CA4.5 mi.(818) 980-8000
Colony Inn4917 Vineland AveNorth Hollywood, CA4.5 mi.(818) 763-2787
Nite Inn10612 Ventura BlvdStudio City, CA4.8 mi.(818) 508-8022
Super 8 Motel North Hollywood7541 Laurel Canyon BlvdNorth Hollywood, CA4.9 mi.(818) 765-9800
Motel 615711 Roscoe BlvdSepulveda, CA5.1 mi.(818) 894-9341
Brentwood Suites Hotel199 N Church LnLos Angeles, CA5.3 mi.(310) 476-6255
Comfort Inn8647 Sepulveda BlvdNorth Hills, CA5.4 mi.(818) 893-3776
Hilton Los Angeles Universal City555 Universal Hollywood DrUniversal City, CA5.5 mi.(818) 509-2053
Sheraton Universal Hotel333 Universal Ter PkwyUniversal City, CA5.5 mi.(818) 980-1212
Universal City Hilton & Towers Hotel555 Universal Ter PkwyUniversal City, CA5.5 mi.(818) 506-2500
Luxe Hotel Sunset Blvd11461 Sunset BlvdLos Angeles, CA5.6 mi.(310) 476-6571
Wyndham Bel Age1020 N San Vicente BlvdWest Hollywood, CA5.6 mi.(310) 854-1111
Best Western Sunset Plaza Hotel8400 Sunset BlvdLos Angeles, CA5.8 mi.(323) 654-0750
Hyatt West Hollywood8401 Sunset BlvdWest Hollywood, CA5.8 mi.(323) 656-1234
Summerfield Suites Hotel/West Hollywood1000 Westmount DrWest Hollywood, CA5.8 mi.(310) 657-7400
The Graciela Burbank322 N Pass AveBurbank, CA5.9 mi.(818) 842-8887
Travelodge1112 N Hollywood WayBurbank, CA5.9 mi.(818) 845-2408
Ramada Inn - West Hollywood8585 Santa Monica BlvdWest Hollywood, CA5.9 mi.(310) 652-6400
Regency Apartments7940 Hollywood BlvdLos Angeles, CA6.0 mi.(323) 656-4555
Holiday Lodge3901 W Riverside DrBurbank, CA6.1 mi.(818) 843-1121
Tolucan Motel3910 Riverside DrBurbank, CA6.1 mi.(818) 845-8517
Hilgard House Hotel927 Hilgard AveLos Angeles, CA6.1 mi.(310) 208-3945
W Hotel930 Hilgard AveLos Angeles, CA6.1 mi.(310) 208-8765

Sherman Oaks Weather & Climate

Southern California enjoys a mild year round climate that is classified as Mediterranean. There are two distinct seasonal changes, categorized by the amount of rainfall received - a dry summer and wet winter with modest variation in temperature. In the dry season, a Pacific high-pressure system dominates the weather pattern creating warm and very dry air and a thick marine layer that typically advances inland during the night and burns off to hazy sunshine by midday. Surface pollutants trapped under the marine layer, or fog, create L.A.'s infamous "smog." In winter, the high system is no longer dominant and storms fed by subtropical moisture bring lots of rain into southern California during the months of November through March. Afternoon sea breezes of 10 to 15 mph are common. Strong offshore winds, known as "Santa Anas," though not uncommon, rarely cause damage.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 66°F 49°F 4.31 in. 58°F
February 66°F 49°F 4.37 in. 58°F
March 66°F 50°F 3.45 in. 60°F
April 69°F 53°F 0.67 in. 60°F
May 69°F 56°F 0.23 in. 60°F
June 73°F 59°F 0.05 in. 62°F
July 76°F 62°F 0.01 in. 64°F
August 78°F 63°F 0.17 in. 68°F
September 77°F 62°F 0.24 in. 69°F
October 75°F 58°F 0.43 in. 68°F
November 70°F 53°F 1.05 in. 64°F
December 67°F 50°F 1.94 in. 60°F

Sherman Oaks Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Van Nuys airport (VNY) located about 4 miles northwest of Sherman Oaks in Los Angeles ( Van Nuys ), California, the Bob Hope airport (BUR) located approximately 6 miles northeast of Sherman Oaks in Burbank, California, the Los Angeles International airport (LAX) located roughly 14 miles south of Sherman Oaks in Los Angeles, California, and finally the Long Beach airport (LGB) located around 28 miles southeast of Sherman Oaks in Long Beach, California.

Sherman Oaks Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Universal Studios HollywoodUniversal CityCA5.5 mi.
Pacific ParkSanta MonicaCA9.4 mi.
Six Flags Magic MountainValenciaCA22.2 mi.
Knott's Berry FarmBuena ParkCA32.4 mi.
Adventure CityAnaheimCA37.6 mi.
Disney's California AdventureAnaheimCA37.6 mi.
DisneylandAnaheimCA37.6 mi.
Boomers Family Fun CenterUplandCA46.0 mi.
Scandia Amusement ParkOntarioCA46.1 mi.
Castle Amusement ParkRiversideCA61.8 mi.
Pharaohs Lost KingdomRedlandsCA72.8 mi.
Water Parks
Six Flags Hurricane HarborSanta ClaritaCA17.5 mi.
Six Flags Hurricane HarborValenciaCA22.2 mi.
Soak City U.S.A.Buena ParkCA32.4 mi.
Raging WatersSan DimasCA36.9 mi.
The Haunted Galleon and Volcano IslandLake ElsinoreCA72.5 mi.
Pharaoh's WaterparkRedlandsCA72.8 mi.
Oasis WaterparkPalm SpringsCA111.3 mi.
Golf Courses
Woodley Lakes Golf CourseVan NuysCA2.0 mi.
Studio City Golf CourseStudio CityCA2.4 mi.
Sepulveda Golf ComplexEncinoCA3.0 mi.
Van Nuys Golf CourseVan NuysCA3.5 mi.
Griffith Park Golf CoursesLos AngelesCA6.1 mi.
Los Feliz Golf CourseLos AngelesCA6.1 mi.
Maggie Hathaway Par 3 Golf CourseLos AngelesCA6.1 mi.
Rancho Park Golf CourseLos AngelesCA6.1 mi.
Mission Hills Golf CourseSepulvedaCA6.8 mi.
Brentwood LakeBrentwoodCA7.1 mi.
Rancho Maria Golf ClubSanta MariaCA7.1 mi.
Shadow Lakes Golf ClubBrentwoodCA7.1 mi.
Sunset Ridge Golf CenterSanta MariaCA7.1 mi.
Brentwood Country ClubBrentwoodCA7.5 mi.
Hansen Dam Golf CoursePacoimaCA8.2 mi.
De Bell Municipal Golf CourseBurbankCA9.1 mi.
Roosevelt Municipal Golf CourseLos AngelesCA9.3 mi.
Knollwood Golf CourseGranada HillsCA9.9 mi.
Penmar Golf CourseVeniceCA10.0 mi.
Cascades Golf ClubSylmarCA10.3 mi.
El Cariso Golf CourseSylmarCA11.3 mi.
Scholl Canyon Golf & Tennis ClubGlendaleCA11.4 mi.
Verdugo Hills Golf CourseTujungaCA11.6 mi.
Rancho Del Rey Golf ClubAtwaterCA11.7 mi.
Westchester Golf CourseLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.
Arroyo Seco Golf CourseSouth PasadenaCA16.2 mi.
Lakes at El SegundoEl SegundoCA16.8 mi.
Simi Hills Golf CourseSimi ValleyCA17.2 mi.
Vista Valencia Golf CourseValenciaCA17.4 mi.
Brookside Golf ClubPasadenaCA17.6 mi.
Ski Areas
Ski SunriseWrightwoodCA48.8 mi.
Snow ValleyRunning SpringsCA76.7 mi.
State Parks
Will Rogers State ParkCA7.8 mi. 
Will Rogers Beach State ParkCA9.3 mi. 
Santa Monica Beach State ParkCA10.2 mi. 
Santa Monica Beach State ParkCA10.2 mi. 
Placerita Canyon State ParkCA15.1 mi. 
Dockweiler Beach State ParkCA16.0 mi. 
Malibu Creek State ParkCA16.5 mi. 
Manhattan Beach State ParkCA18.9 mi. 
Redondo Beach State ParkCA23.2 mi. 
White Point State ParkCA31.5 mi. 
Point Mugu State ParkCA32.3 mi. 
Alamitos Bay State ParkCA34.4 mi. 
Bolsa Chica Beach State ParkCA39.5 mi. 
West Valley MuseumWoodland HillsCA9.0 mi.(History)
Angels AtticSanta MonicaCA9.4 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of FlyingSanta MonicaCA9.4 mi.(Technology)
California Heritage MuseumSanta MonicaCA9.4 mi.(History)
Museum of ToleranceLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(History)
Carole and Barry Kaye Museum of MiniaturesLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Modern Fresco GalleryLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of Web ArtLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Autry Museum of Western HeritageLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
California African-American MuseumLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
J. Paul Getty MuseumLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
L. RON HUBBARD LIFE EXHIBITION MUSEUMLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Reale-Rydell Computer MuseumLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Technology)
Getty MuseumLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Art)
Korean American Museum of Art and Cultural CenterLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Art)
Los Angeles County Museum of ArtLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Art)
Museum of FredLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Art)
Western Museum of ScoutingLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.(Children's)
Norton SimonPasadenaCA17.4 mi.(Art)
American military museumEl MonteCA24.8 mi.(Technology)
Zoos and Aquariums
Los Angeles ZooLos AngelesCA13.6 mi.
Birch AquariumLa JollaCA38.6 mi.
Santa Ana ZooSanta AnaCA43.5 mi.
Santa Barbara Zoological GardensSanta BarbaraCA73.7 mi.

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