Los Angeles is known for its beaches, and UCLA is just five miles from the nearest one. Popular activities include surfing, biking, playing beach volleyball, and running.


Santa Monica Pier


If you love the outdoors, take a hike to the Hollywood Sign, see a concert at the Hollywood Bowl amphitheater, have picnic in dog-friendly Griffith Park or witness the night sky at Griffith Observatory.

Art lovers will want to see a show at the state-of-the-art, Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall; admire art from the masters, as well as up-and-coming artists, at the Getty Center; or swing by one-of-a-kind Los Angeles County Museum of Art to admire its collection.

As the entertainment Capital of the world, Los Angeles offers a huge variety of activities to please any music lover, theater enthusiast, or sports fan.

Crypto Arena (Formerly Staples Center)

LA Convention Center

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Hollywood Bowl

Los Angeles Theatres

There is also an array of family friendly theme parks nearby for those of us raising children or anyone who remains to be a kid at heart.

Amusement Parks