Where can I eat, get a drink or purchase essentials?
Downtown LA is only 3 metro stops away on the Expo Line, and uncountably many options. There are also some great options nearby:
There's a food court in the
Ronald Tutor Campus Center
, a 2-minute walk away from both
the Mud Hall of Philosophy (MHP) and Taper Hall (THH)
, which is located on campus, has several dining options, coffee shops, a Trader Joe's and a Target.
Mercado La Paloma
, a 20 minute walk away, is a food court with several dining options.
Rock and Reilly's
is a good place to get a drink nearby.
What museums can I go to?
USC is across the street from Exposition Park (an old World Fair site!), which holds several of LA's museums:
Natural History Museum
California African American Museum
California Science Center
Exposition Rose Garden
What else can I do?
to find a vast amount of options for what to do in the city.
If you are interested in nature,
has hiking trails with nice views and an observatory.
If you want to go to the beach, you can travel by the Expo line metro to downtown Santa Monica in 40 minutes.
If you want to work out, information about USC's gyms and pool is available in the
How can I get from LAX to USC?
If you're taking an Uber, Lyft or taxi: walk or take the shuttle to
. This is the only place at the airport where taxis and ride-share-drivers can pick up passengers.
If you're taking public transit:
to Union Station;
take the Red or Purple line to 7th St. Metro Center (3 stops), and transfer to the Expo Line, and
take Expo Line to either Jefferson/USC (3 stops; 10 minute walk from accommodations) or Expo Park/USC (4 stops; across the street from the Mudd Hall; 12 minute walk from accommodations).
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