Southern California is known for its year-round mild weather, sunshine-filled days, sandy beaches, and unmatched entertainment and cultural attractions. You may want to explore the beautiful campus, nearby Westwood Village, or venture further out into the greater Los Angeles area, UCLA offers them myriad possibilities. With easy access to major highways and the Los Angeles International Airport, UCLA is truly a conveniently located venue with so many extra benefits.
Popular UCLA attractions include the Fowler Museum, the UCLA Hammer Museum, the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, and the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden. And the expansive UCLA Store at Ackerman Union is the perfect place to find that special souvenir or gift.
Westwood Village, with its unique shops, excellent restaurants and movie theaters, is just a short walk from campus. The world-famous communities of Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica are just minutes away. Popular attractions like Disneyland Resort and California Adventure Parks, Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain, and many other Los Angeles-area attractions are all within close proximity of UCLA.
Local Area Attractions
The campus and surrounding area offer many opportunities for dining, entertainment, and cultural activities. The UCLA Central Ticket Office (CTO) is equipped with a Ticketmaster® outlet, and sells tickets to both on- and off-campus athletic, cultural, fine arts, and musical events. CTO also sells discount movie tickets, Culver City and Santa Monica MTA bus passes, and discount admission to theme parks including Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain, and more.
- Westwood Village
- Santa Monica
- Beverly Hills
- The J. Paul Getty Museum
- The Hammer Museum
- L.A., Inc. – The Los Angeles Convention & Visitors Bureau