The Sherman HotelStaff Picks

Discover top area attractions for outdoor activities, family-fun, and live entertainment by reading through our blog. Our local Staff Picks page showcases our favorite finds in LA and lets you know what’s happening around town.

  • Guide to Little Tokyo

    February 19, 2019

    Hi – I’m Audrey and I’m half of the duo behind Southern California’s favorite boba Instagram, @bobabitchess. Even though our Instagram revolves around mostly boba, we’re also food fanatics and try to share our favorite eats through our Instagram story. Today, I’m excited to team up with The Sherman Hotel to take you on a tour of one of my favorite food meccas in Los Angeles – Little Tokyo!... Read more

  • Discover Art at Its Finest at the Getty

    February 04, 2019

    The diverse and vibrant artistic community here in LA is one of the many things that makes this city so iconic.... Read more

  • Student Friendly LA

    January 09, 2019

    We get it – as a student you want to travel, but traveling can cost a lot of money. That’s where we come in. We offer some of the lowest rates in the LA area, while still being close to the action (we’re just steps away from Ventura Blvd). We’re also here to give you some of the least expensive/student friendly activities in the area.... Read more

  • Best Museums in LA

    January 08, 2019

    Los Angeles is home to some of the world’s best museums ranging from natural history to science and art. Whether you’re looking to see a world renown museum or looking for something a little bit off the beaten path, LA has it all.... Read more

  • Celebrate New Years Day at the Rose Parade

    January 01, 2019

    To start your new year off right, you’ll want to make the thirty-minute drive to Pasadena for an LA—and nationwide—tradition: the Rose Parade.... Read more

  • LA Desserts

    December 12, 2018

    If there’s one thing we love, it’s desserts and LA has some of the best desserts out there from Korean true milk soft serve to decadent cakes and more. We could go on and on about all the great dessert places in LA, but we’ve narrowed it down to the musts. ... Read more

  • Ice-skate and Check Out Holiday Lights Around Los Angeles

    December 03, 2018

    We may not have snow in southern California, but that doesn’t mean we can’t fully immerse ourselves in the holiday season! With new, exciting events happening every night, there’s no shortage of merry celebrations to enjoy the season Los Angeles-style.... Read more

  • Cheers to the Start of the Holiday Season in Beverly Hills

    November 05, 2018

    The holidays are back in Beverly Hills! All throughout the month and into December, welcome the festive season BH-style with the BOLD Holiday celebrations.... Read more

  • Welcome in Fall at the Sherman Oaks Street Fair

    October 01, 2018

    With the fall season rolling in comes one of the area’s most popular events—right here in Sherman Oaks. The 28th Annual Sherman Oaks Street Fair is back on October 21 for an entire day of Southern California fall fun! ... Read more

  • Have Fun with Friends at the Santa Monica Pier

    September 03, 2018

    Your trip to Los Angeles won’t be complete without a stop to the iconic Santa Monica Pier. The bright, lively pier has remained one of the most notable landmarks of Southern California since its formation, over 100 years ago. ... Read more

  • Catch Ed Sheeran at the Rose Bowl

    August 06, 2018

    Just because the summer is winding down doesn’t mean the fun has to! LA’s summer of amazing concerts continues strong with Ed Sheeran’s North American Tour stop to the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena on August 18th. ... Read more

  • Fun Dining, Shops, and Shows Await at Third Street Promenade

    July 02, 2018

    Dive into the buzzing scene of Downtown Santa Monica with an afternoon at the Third Street Promenade. A lively mix of shops, eateries, and street performers, the Promenade always has something exciting going on just waiting for you! ... Read more

  • The Annual LA Pride Parade Returns June 9 - 10

    June 04, 2018

    June not only marks the start of the summer season but also welcomes one of the biggest pride events in the country. The annual LA Pride Parade, June 9 – 10, attracts thousands—nearly half a million—of visitors every year to show support and celebration of the LGBTQ+ community.... Read more

  • Stargazing at the Griffith Observatory

    May 03, 2018

    We’re always heading straight for the stars at the Griffith Observatory. This L.A. landmark is southern California’s dreamy gateway to the cosmos where visitors can study telescopes, explore exhibits, and enjoy all things galaxy.... Read more

  • A Walk Down Memory Lane Awaits on Sunset Boulevard

    April 02, 2018

    Add a bit of Hollywood magic to your trip with a walk down the historic Sunset Boulevard. Beginning in the bright lights of Downtown and ending all the way down in dreamy Malibu, Sunset has remained an iconic street in film, television, and in the eyes of all those looking for the California dream.... Read more

  • A Vibrant Meeting Place for Shopping, Dining, and More

    March 05, 2018

    The Galleria offers a lively and diverse open-air space for friends, families, and visitors to connect through food, shopping, entertainment, and more.... Read more

  • A Day Exploring the Beauty of Malibu

    February 01, 2018

    Experience the true southern California lifestyle with a visit to peaceful Malibu.... Read more