Best Valleys in Los Angeles

Check out the top Valleys in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Universal Studios Hollywood
1. Universal Studios Hollywood
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1172 local reviews
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 800-864-8377
Amusement parkPoint of interestEstablishment
Anastacia
The Universal Studios people would like you to believe they're in Hollywood, but you have a map, so you know b…
Leo
Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the Universal City county island (unincorporate…
Pamela
Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the unincorporated Universal City community of …
1. Universal Studios Hollywood
1. Universal Studios Hollywood
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1172 local reviews
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 800-864-8377
Anastacia
Anastacia
The Universal Studios people would like you to believe they're in Hollywood, but you have a map, so you know better. Like the Disney and War…
Leo
Leo
Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the Universal City county island (unincorporated) area of the San Fernando Va…
Pamela
Pamela
Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the unincorporated Universal City community of the San Fernando Valley region…
2. Fryman Canyon Park
2. Fryman Canyon Park
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82 local reviews
8401 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles
+1 310-456-7049
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Elizabeth
Great 3+ mile loop starting from the bottom of Laurel Canyon at Fryman Canyon in Studio City. Takes you up to…
Serena
Hiking! Along w/a celebrity or two! And a van full of exercise demons w/their trainer -- or maybe you hit it …
Caroline
Turn left out of the house, walk up the hill to Mulholland, cross the road and you will access Fryman Canyon O…
2. Fryman Canyon Park
2. Fryman Canyon Park
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82 local reviews
8401 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles
+1 310-456-7049
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Great 3+ mile loop starting from the bottom of Laurel Canyon at Fryman Canyon in Studio City. Takes you up to a great view of the valley fl…
Serena
Serena
Hiking! Along w/a celebrity or two! And a van full of exercise demons w/their trainer -- or maybe you hit it when no one else is around! Vi…
Caroline
Caroline
Turn left out of the house, walk up the hill to Mulholland, cross the road and you will access Fryman Canyon Overlook and the hiking trails …
3. Mulholland Drive
3. Mulholland Drive
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44 local reviews
Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles
Route
Judith
A great drive along the top of the Hollywood Hills. Enjoy several view points overlooking Los Angeles as well …
Nikola
Epic scenic drive on the hills above the valley. This is may day escape and you're still right in the city. Am…
Nima
Beautiful view of the valley from the famous Mulholland dr. with several vista points along the way. Also many…
3. Mulholland Drive
3. Mulholland Drive
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44 local reviews
Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles
Judith
Judith
A great drive along the top of the Hollywood Hills. Enjoy several view points overlooking Los Angeles as well as the valley, north of the hi…
Nikola
Nikola
Epic scenic drive on the hills above the valley. This is may day escape and you're still right in the city. Amazing hikes at Runyon Canyon
Nima
Nima
Beautiful view of the valley from the famous Mulholland dr. with several vista points along the way. Also many great hike paths.
4. Topanga State Park
4. Topanga State Park
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137 local reviews
20828 Entrada Rd, Topanga
Closed · Opens in 13 minutes
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Samira
The Topenga State Park is located in the Santa Monica mountains and has some of the most amazing hikes you can…
Saul
Avid hikers can get a full day hike in here and others just a brisk walk and amazing views of the Valley. Goo…
Alex
Look out onto the San Fernando Valley - day or night - for a picturesque postcard-worthy view.
4. Topanga State Park
4. Topanga State Park
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137 local reviews
20828 Entrada Rd, Topanga
Closed · Opens in 13 minutes
Samira
Samira
The Topenga State Park is located in the Santa Monica mountains and has some of the most amazing hikes you can get to in the city. Most of t…
Saul
Saul
Avid hikers can get a full day hike in here and others just a brisk walk and amazing views of the Valley. Good for trail biking as well and…
Alex
Alex
Look out onto the San Fernando Valley - day or night - for a picturesque postcard-worthy view.
5. Odyssey
5. Odyssey
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8 local reviews
15600 Odyssey Drive, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 818-366-6444
BarNight clubRestaurant
Stavros
What I love the most about this place is not the food, but the patio sitting area that gives visitors a gorgeo…
Frank & Mimi
The Odyssey Restaurant is a vision of the Valley, featuring fine dining with a breathtaking view from any area…
Susan
Hilltop restaurant with expansive views of San Fernando Valley, serving American favorites & brunch.
5. Odyssey
5. Odyssey
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8 local reviews
15600 Odyssey Drive, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 818-366-6444
Stavros
Stavros
What I love the most about this place is not the food, but the patio sitting area that gives visitors a gorgeous and clear view of San Fern…
Frank & Mimi
Frank & Mimi
The Odyssey Restaurant is a vision of the Valley, featuring fine dining with a breathtaking view from any area in the dining room. Everythin…
Susan
Susan
Hilltop restaurant with expansive views of San Fernando Valley, serving American favorites & brunch.
6. Warner Center
6. Warner Center
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15 local reviews
Warner Center, Los Angeles
NeighborhoodPolitical
Arslan
Warner Center is located in the southwestern corner of the San Fernando Valley within LA and within the commun…
Jill
This is a commercial center of the San Fernando Valley, with plenty of restaurants and upscale shopping nearby…
6. Warner Center
6. Warner Center
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15 local reviews
Warner Center, Los Angeles
Arslan
Arslan
Warner Center is located in the southwestern corner of the San Fernando Valley within LA and within the communities of Woodland Hills and Ca…
Jill
Jill
This is a commercial center of the San Fernando Valley, with plenty of restaurants and upscale shopping nearby.
7. Hollywood & Highland
7. Hollywood & Highland
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530 local reviews
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 323-817-0200
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
Damien
LA's little know subway's closest stop - can head directly to DTLA, to the Valley or to the Beach via downtown…
Luke
Mall, Restaurants, shops, tourist attractions, Metro Station - Downtown, Valley, & beyond
Sam Marie
Inexpensive subway to Downtown Los Angeles, The beach, Valleys and beyond
7. Hollywood & Highland
7. Hollywood & Highland
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530 local reviews
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 323-817-0200
Damien
Damien
LA's little know subway's closest stop - can head directly to DTLA, to the Valley or to the Beach via downtown!
Luke
Luke
Mall, Restaurants, shops, tourist attractions, Metro Station - Downtown, Valley, & beyond
Sam Marie
Sam Marie
Inexpensive subway to Downtown Los Angeles, The beach, Valleys and beyond
8. Griffith Observatory
8. Griffith Observatory
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1981 local reviews
Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Thomas & Molly
Massive park starting in Los Feliz and going over the hill to the valley in Burbank and Universal City. You'll…
Patrick
Griffith Park, which houses the observatory, is huge and full of hiking trails that can take you from one side…
Erik
Hands down this is the best of view of LA and from nearby Mount Hollywood you can see the SF Valley, Pasadena,…
8. Griffith Observatory
8. Griffith Observatory
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1981 local reviews
Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
Thomas & Molly
Thomas & Molly
Massive park starting in Los Feliz and going over the hill to the valley in Burbank and Universal City. You'll see horses and hikers, famili…
Patrick
Patrick
Griffith Park, which houses the observatory, is huge and full of hiking trails that can take you from one side of town to the other and over…
Erik
Erik
Hands down this is the best of view of LA and from nearby Mount Hollywood you can see the SF Valley, Pasadena, Angeles Forest and beyond.
9. Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts
9. Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts
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13 local reviews
18111 Nordhoff St, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 818-677-3000
Point of interestEstablishment
Stavros
First class venue, very elegant, clean, organize and decent size in the heart of San Fernando Valley. The bui…
Jill
This is the hub of the San Fernando Valley cultural events. Many major artist of the world perform here regul…
9. Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts
9. Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts
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13 local reviews
18111 Nordhoff St, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 818-677-3000
Stavros
Stavros
First class venue, very elegant, clean, organize and decent size in the heart of San Fernando Valley. The building is beautiful, inside and…
Jill
Jill
This is the hub of the San Fernando Valley cultural events. Many major artist of the world perform here regularly.
10. Hollywood / Highland
10. Hollywood / Highland
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103 local reviews
6815 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Subway stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Beverly Hills
Easy access subway to Universal Studios, North Hollywood, The Valley, Downtown Los Angeles, Los Feliz, Korea T…
Joy
Take the subway to Downtown Los Angeles (Disney Hall and shopping) or take the subway north to Universal Studi…
Curtis & Osvaldo
Closest subway to the house will take you just about anywhere - the valley for Universal Studios, Downtown, or…
10. Hollywood / Highland
10. Hollywood / Highland
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103 local reviews
6815 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills
Easy access subway to Universal Studios, North Hollywood, The Valley, Downtown Los Angeles, Los Feliz, Korea Town, East Hollywood
Joy
Joy
Take the subway to Downtown Los Angeles (Disney Hall and shopping) or take the subway north to Universal Studios and the valley.
Curtis & Osvaldo
Curtis & Osvaldo
Closest subway to the house will take you just about anywhere - the valley for Universal Studios, Downtown, or to Long Beach.
11. Aroma Coffee & Tea Co
11. Aroma Coffee & Tea Co
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134 local reviews
4360 Tujunga Ave, Los Angeles
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 818-508-7377
CafeRestaurantPoint of interest
David
Excellent best place to have breakfast in the valley, eat al fresco or inside, coffee shop and breakfast spot…
Janelle K.
A beautiful and delicious place to get some of the best coffee and PASTRY in Los Angeles. Sit for hours in the…
Phillip
Coffee, tea, breakfast, brunch, omelettes, burgers, wraps, sandwiches, salads, and some of the best desserts i…
11. Aroma Coffee & Tea Co
11. Aroma Coffee & Tea Co
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134 local reviews
4360 Tujunga Ave, Los Angeles
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 818-508-7377
David
David
Excellent best place to have breakfast in the valley, eat al fresco or inside, coffee shop and breakfast spot in really nice surroundings a…
Janelle K.
Janelle K.
A beautiful and delicious place to get some of the best coffee and PASTRY in Los Angeles. Sit for hours in their little valley oasis or grab…
Phillip
Phillip
Coffee, tea, breakfast, brunch, omelettes, burgers, wraps, sandwiches, salads, and some of the best desserts in the San Fernando Valley.
12. Casa Vega
12. Casa Vega
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41 local reviews
13301 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 818-788-4868
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Casa Vega is an old Valley stand-by. It's always crowded for happy hour, and it's a great place to grab an "o…
Erin
One of the oldest Mexican restaurants in the Valley. Celeb sightings. Great foot and the best Coconut Margarit…
Gaby And Lou
Not too far from this iconic Mexican restaurant in the valley. Dark, romantic, and a local celebrity hangout.
12. Casa Vega
12. Casa Vega
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41 local reviews
13301 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 818-788-4868
Dog
Casa Vega is an old Valley stand-by. It's always crowded for happy hour, and it's a great place to grab an "old LA" style drink as it's one…
Erin
Erin
One of the oldest Mexican restaurants in the Valley. Celeb sightings. Great foot and the best Coconut Margarita EVER! And it's walking dista…
Gaby And Lou
Gaby And Lou
Not too far from this iconic Mexican restaurant in the valley. Dark, romantic, and a local celebrity hangout.