If you're a first time visitor to Pasadena, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Pasadena.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Pasadena.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Norton Simon Museum, The Gamble House, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, Arlington Garden, Eaton Canyon Nature Center and Fusion Fridays." See More
"Gold Bug is my favorite quirky shops, with a great collection of cards and bottanical artifacts." See More
"On the way "in" to LA, go through Old Pasadena, another piece of LA history." See More
"There are shops, restaurants, and an Intelligentsia Rose Bowl Flea Market LACMA The Getty Center Downtown LA / Arts District / Little Tokyo Third Street Promenade Venice Beach and Boardwalk Abbot Kinney — bring your wallet!" See More
"Eat at a Pasadena Trash Truck For music, find the little music clubs in downtown LA." See More
"If you haven't already, try Congregation Ale House." See More
"I'd recommend Pasadena, check out Old Pasadena and Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Association." See More
"there's a great square near IPic Theaters if you like people watching and eating gelato, and if you find yourself in altadena, be sure to check out Cobb Estate at night, its a great hike with with an amazing view." See More
"If you're up north near Pasadena go to the area that Bird Pick Tea and Herb is in." See More
"There are many beautiful historic buildings here, including the City of Pasadena: City Hall" See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Pasadena locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Pasadena.
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