San Fernando Valley Guide: 5 Not-So-Hidden Places to Visit!

Gabriela Alvarado

Valley girls unite! It’s time to show off how much variety the great San Fernando Valley has in attractions. From different ethnic restaurants, and natural gardens to beautiful routes to hike and even rock climbing on its natural boulders, there is plenty to do in this area. As home to the world’s major movie studios, the San Fernando Valley is where celebrities live, work and play. This area has it all.

Here is a great San Fernando Valley guide with places you didn’t even know they where there. Let’s take a look!

1. Mulholland Drive’s beautiful view


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Mulholland Drive is a fabled historic road stretching over the Hollywood Hills and Santa Monica Mountains. The drive up to the mountain is incredibly beautiful and can be enjoyed during the day and night.

From the 405 to the 101 Los Angeles, CA 90189

 2. San Fernando Valley Guide: Stoney Point Park


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Strap on your rock climbing shoes and gear up to climb the crevices, caves and alcoves that form along these Valley boulders.

On Topanga Canyon Blvd. between Chatsworth St. & 118 Freeway,
Chatsworth, CA 91311

3. Cruise Ventura Boulevard


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The Sherman Oaks Galleria mall carries the Valley’s commercial lifestyle. As a relaxing alternative to traditional malls, The Galleria hosts a vibrant business and diverse tenant community during the day and transforms into a lively shopping, dining and entertainment destination during evenings and weekends.

15301-15303 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

4. Mission San Fernando Rey de España


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The mission’s history spans back to 1797, when it was named after King Ferdinand of Spain. Walk along the grounds of the mission to transport yourself back to the 18th century, away from the hustle and bustle of modern-day Los Angeles.

15151 San Fernando Mission Blvd.,
Mission Hills, CA 91345-1109

5. The Great Wall of Los Angeles


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The Great Wall of Los Angeles, created by artists Judith Baca and hundreds of high school kids between 1976 and 1984, is half a mile long, which makes it one of the biggest murals in the U.S.

12920 W Oxnard St
Valley Glen, CA 91401

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