A trip to Westwood usually involves an evening of outstanding basketball, but besides strolling amid the memories of collegiate hoop’s legends, Westwood packs a punch when it comes to things to see and do. There are plenty of cinematic choices on hand, as well as an abundance of fun and fantastic dining. However, one of the first things to do is to book a trip to the UCLA Hannah Carter Japanese Garden. Amid the splendor you will not only feel your cares drift away, but you will fill your creative self with many ideas to implement in your own garden.
Visit the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and cultural Center. This is not a small, campus museum. When it first opened, in fact, in boasted vast collections that included Monet and Rembrandt. Music is always alive in Westwood, and besides the many festivals that are always taking place, you can see some of the biggest names in music in one of the most intimate settings at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Basketball is not the only king in Westwood, so be sure to play a few rounds of golf at the Lake Almanor Country Club. This is a challenging 9-hole course that will force you to play precise shots amid the manicured splendor. Book plenty of time on your weekend calendar if you plan to visit Westwood, because there is too much to do in just one day.