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Best Beaches to Swim, Surf, Shop & Stroll Near UCLA

UCLA is just minutes away from some of the best beaches in Los Angeles County. These include beaches in famous places like Malibu or Santa Monica — ideal for not only swimming, but also surfing, a little strolling, and even shopping at stores near the water. Without further ado, here are the best beaches near…

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UCLA’s Neighborhoods: Things to See in Hollywood

Hollywood is L.A.’s most popular spot for tourism, and rightfully-dubbed the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” Hollywood is unlike any other neighborhood, and is almost mythological. See historic landmarks in the world of film, and if you’re lucky a movie star or two. Here are the top spots to explore in Hollywood — all only…

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UCLA’s Neighborhoods: San Fernando Valley

When you’re in the San Fernando Valley, you’re in an area that’s part residential, part business, and always interesting. Whether you’re cruising Ventura Boulevard, with its stretch of boutique stores and popular new restaurants, or shopping in Sherman Oaks at the large Sherman Oaks Galleria, there’s something to do for everyone in the San Fernando…

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Visit L.A.’s Griffith Park & Nearby Attractions to UCLA

Want to spend some quality time outdoors in Los Angeles and visit some of its most popular attractions? Then head over to the Griffith Park area of the city, just under an hour’s drive northeast of UCLA! There, you can enjoy nearby attractions like the famous Griffith Observatory, the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens,…

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