Area Attractions

EXPERIENCE SHERMAN OAKS AND LOS ANGELES AREA ATTRACTIONS

Take advantage of the best that Sherman Oaks and Los Angeles has to offer when you stay at our conveniently located So-Cal hotel. From glitzy Hollywood to world-class beaches, everything you need for an amazing vacation or trip to Los Angeles is accessible from the BEST WESTERN PLUS Carriage Inn. We look forward to your stay!

Hollywood 

  • Greek Theatre/Hollywood Bowl 

    This world-famous venue is the largest natural outdoor amphitheater in the United States. In addition to serving as the summer home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the bowl’s summer schedule features the best acts in jazz, classical, Broadway, world music, and pop music.

  • Dolby Theatre 

    One of the world’s premier entertainment venues, Dolby Theatre has hosted a range of prestigious artists and events including IRIS by Cirque du Soleil, Alicia Keys, Celine Dion, Prince, Elvis Costello, Barry Manilow, Stevie Wonder, Harry Connick, Jr., Melissa Etheridge, Dixie Chicks, Tyler Perry, American Ballet Theatre and various touring Broadway productions.

  • Madame Tussauds 

    Visit this Hollywood celebrity wax attraction during your visit to LA and get close and personal with celebrity wax figurines. 

  • Chinese Theatre 

    The TCL Chinese Theatre is the most iconic movie palace in the world. With over 50 events a year, including movie premieres, imprint ceremonies, and film festivals, the theatre continues to make Hollywood history every day.

  • Walk of Fame 

    Our hotel is merely minutes from Hollywood, California. One of the most iconic cities in the world, Hollywood is a sightseeing feast and offers a multitude of engaging things to do during your visit. From the wide array of sightseeing tours and film industry figures to the landscape of world—famous buildings and bevy of shopping and dining options, Hollywood is a must on your vacation itinerary.

Museums

  • Griffith Park Observatory (7 miles) 

    Perched on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, the planetarium and observatory offer commanding views of downtown LA, Hollywood and the Pacific Ocean. While this is where Angelenos head for star-gazing of a different sort of star-gazing, the observatory grounds have also had a role in several Hollywood films including The Terminator, The Usual Suspects, Transformers and more.

  • Ronald Reagan Library (30 miles) On March 5, 2014, 10Best and USA Today announced the Reader’s Choice winner for the #1 Presidential Attraction in the United States. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum placed first in the list of Presidential Libraries and homes listed and ranked second behind Mt. Rushmore as the best presidential attraction in the country.
  • Gene Autry Museum 

    Museum dedicated to bringing together the stories of all peoples of the American West, connecting the past with the present to inspire the shared future. The museum presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs, including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music, and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach.

  • Los Angeles Country Museum of Art (23 miles) 

    Centrally located between the beach and downtown Los Angeles, LACMA features artwork covering the expanse of art history, from ancient to contemporary and the globe.

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles  

    The museum's exhibits consist primarily of American and European contemporary art created after 1940. Since the museum's inception, MOCA's programming has been defined by its multi-disciplinary approach to contemporary art.

  • Museum of Tolerance (20 miles) 

    Multimedia museum designed to examine racism and prejudice around the world with a strong focus on the history of the Holocaust

  • Skirball Cultural Center 

    Educational institution in Los Angeles devoted to sustaining Jewish heritage and American democratic ideals.

  • Getty Center/Villa (3 miles) 

    The Getty Center is just 6 miles from the Carriage Inn and houses the J. Paul Getty Museum. You will find a fascinating collection of classical sculpture, European paintings, drawings and photographs. Additionally, the Getty Center Central Garden is an amazing feat of landscape architecture with gorgeous, colorful plant life. The Getty Center is an essential cultural cornerstone that should not be missed!

Shopping

  • Topanga Mall (6 miles)
  • Fashion Square Mall (2 miles)
  • Northridge Fashion Mall (4 miles)
  • Sherman Oaks Galleria (2 miles)
  • Beverly Hills/Rodeo Drive (8 miles)

Restaurants

  • Restaurant Row on Ventura
  • Sherman Oaks Galleria (2 miles)

Beaches

  • Zuma Beach 
  • Venice
  • Malibu
  • Santa Monica/Pier

Sports & Attraction Parks

  • Six Flags (15 miles)
  • Coliseum
  • Dodger's Stadium
  • Staples Center

Spa & Fitness

  • LA Fitness
  • 24 Hour Fitness
  • Burke Williams 
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