summer: 29C, winter: 19C
Average dinner price
USD $5 - 20
Minimum cost of
subway /bus $1.00-$2.50
Everything that happens in the USA happens first in Los Angeles, California. In glamour, fashion, arts, and cuisine, Los Angeles is the future taking shape right now. And, of course, Hollywood is the entertainment capital of the world. Hollywood is where the most-watched television shows and films are made, and is home to many world famous celebrities. In addition to the glamour of Hollywood, the city of Los Angeles is also rich with education and culture. The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Southern California (USC) rank among the best anywhere. Los Angeles also has some of the best museums in the country including LACMA, the Getty Center, the Fowler Museum and the Hammer Museum.
ACTIVITIES IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
ELC Tips: The best things to do and view in Los Angeles, and the best places to travel around Los Angeles
- Beverly Hills and Hollywood
- Sunset Strip and Amoeba Records
- Venice Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach
- Shopping on Rodeo Drive
- LA Dodgers Games
- Movie Premiers
- Volleyball at Venice Beach
- LA city tour
- Six Flags
MAP OF LOS ANGELES: ELC LOS ANGELES
LOS ANGELES TRAVEL GUIDE: ELC LOS ANGELES Students who choose ELC Los Angeles will study in the most glamorous city in golden Southern California. Students will enjoy eating great food at the best restaurants, soaking up the sun at the most beautiful beaches, and shopping at the trendy boutiques of Beverly Hills and Santa Monica Promenade. In addition to great daytime activities, students will enjoy the nightlife of downtown Los Angeles and attend movie premiere events. During visits to downtown Los Angeles, students will enjoy the best music clubs and restaurants in California as well as sports events and concerts at the Staples Center. Students in Los Angeles can easily include weekend travel to Santa Barbara, San Diego, San Francisco and Las Vegas and weekend day excursions to Universal Studios, Disneyland and Six Flags Amusement Park and the Camarillo Outlets.
A short walk from the UCLA campus, ELC Los Angeles is located on Wilshire Boulevard in Westwood Village. On the city's exclusive westside, Westwood Village boasts an abundance of theaters, restaurants and shopping, which provide students with all the activities they could want while living in Los Angeles. Because ELC is also close to Beverly Hills and the city beaches of Santa Monica and Venice, students find themselves perfectly situated to study and have fun too. Students who travel to Los Angeles will feel at home while living in the best hotels, apartments, dormitories or homestay accommodations. Students will enjoy the convenience of living accommodations that are just steps away from ELC Los Angeles and an easy commute to all the great destinations Los Angeles has to offer.