Destination guide

Travel to friendly Sherman Oaks

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Sherman Oaks. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Universal Studios Hollywood® and J. Paul Getty Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Sherman Oaks

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sherman Oaks a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • NBC Studios (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Sherman Oaks Castle Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sherman Oaks

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sherman Oaks. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Griffith Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Van Nuys Sherman Oaks War Memorial Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Franklin Canyon Park (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Anthony C. Beilenson Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Sherman Oaks

Fly into Van Nuys, CA (VNY), the closest airport, located 5.3 mi (8.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope), which is 6 mi (9.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Sherman Oaks?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,037 vacation rentals near Sherman Oaks. From 602 Houses to 199 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sherman Oaks for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sherman Oaks?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sherman Oaks:

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,787 vacation rentals
  • Venice: 708 vacation rentals
  • Studio City: 2,119 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 324 vacation rentals
  • Glendale: 3,582 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Sherman Oaks?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sherman Oaks. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Van Nuys Sherman Oaks War Memorial Park: 5,579 vacation rentals
  • Sherman Oaks Galleria: 5,552 vacation rentals
  • Sherman Oaks Castle Park: 5,535 vacation rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,650 vacation rentals
  • Venice Beach: 5,747 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sherman Oaks listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sherman Oaks?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 602 Houses in Sherman Oaks. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sherman Oaks include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 199 rentals available
  • Villas: 78 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 17 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sherman Oaks?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 417 vacation rentals with pool available in Sherman Oaks. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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