Campus Life

Living in Los Angeles

Cedars-Sinai is located in Los Angeles, one of the nation's most culturally and ethnically diverse cities with beautiful stretches of coastline, eclectic businesses and world-class entertainment.

L.A.'s nearly year-round sunny weather allows outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy walking, hiking, running, surfing and sailing. The city is an attractive and compelling place to live, work and play.



From plush apartments to traditional homes, L.A. includes the communities of Bel Air, Brentwood, Beverly Hills, Malibu, Santa Monica and Westwood, among many others.

Through its Work and Life Matters programs, Cedars-Sinai offers home-finding assistance to potential employees and staff. For information, please call 310-423-6447 or email


Entertainment and Culture

In addition to being known as the entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles is home to some of the finest art museums, theaters and sports venues. From the Getty Center to the Staples Center, the city satisfies audiences of all ages and types. Notable art and entertainment venues include:



Los Angeles is located within an hour's drive to the world's most notable theme parks, such as Disneyland, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Universal Studios Hollywood, in addition to beautiful beaches and parks. Skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts can easily drive to nearby mountain communities like Big Bear and Mammoth.

Other local attractions include:

  • Dodger Stadium
  • Exposition Park
  • Griffith Park
  • Malibu
  • Santa Monica Beach
  • Venice Beach
  • Walk of Fame

Dining and Shopping

From vintage shops to luxury goods, L.A. offers a unique shopping experience. It also provides a variety of culinary delights. For a list of dining and shopping options near Cedars-Sinai, please see the Patient & Visitor Information dining guide:

Major shopping centers near Cedars-Sinai include:


Useful Links

For additional information on navigating the Los Angeles area, please see: