Dynamic and vibrant, the City of Beverly Hills is a great place to live, work and play. A world renowned destination for thousands of visitors each year, Beverly Hills features internationally acclaimed restaurants, grand, luxury hotels and unparalleled shopping. Take a trolley tour, explore the City's public art or browse a bevy of chic boutiques: there's something to delight every interest in Beverly Hills.
Beverly Hills is ideally located between Southern California's cool ocean beaches and sunny mountain foothills, along the northwestern edge of Los Angeles. It's extremely convenient to downtown Los Angeles, the L.A. Convention Center, Los Angeles International Airport, Century City, and most other major sites in the region. In Beverly Hills you are also just a few minutes drive from the Pacific Ocean and less than an hour from virtually every visitor attraction in Southern California including Hollywood, UCLA, the Getty Center, Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood. With almost year-round sunshine, Beverly Hills enjoys nearly perfect weather. An average of 15 inches of rainfall recorded annually, none of it between May and October; and the average high daily temperature is 75 F.
The Recreation and Parks Department maintains approximately 100 acres of open park space, medians and Civic Center complex. The department also has the responsibility of providing maintenance for the City's urban forest, which has an inventory of about 25,000 street and park trees. Leisure time recreational opportunities for the community include services and programs geared for all ages.