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Take a tour of the Gamble House, just 7 minutes away from our hotel. Considered one of the greatest examples of Arts and Crafts architecture in the country, Gamble House offers tours, sake tastings, musical performances, and more unique experiences.
Greene & Greene Neighborhood Walking Tour
Enjoy a guided walk around the historic Arroyo Terrace neighborhood, a National Register historic district that’s home to nine Greene & Greene houses as well as the works of other noted architects such as Myron Hunt, Edwin Bergstrom, Elmer Grey, and D. M. Renton.
Old Pasadena Walking Tours
Old Pasadena is a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places and one of the best examples of downtown revitalization in the United States. The district’s cobblestone courtyards, quaint alleyways, and ornate architecture date back to the 1880s. Tours can be arranged through Pasadena Heritage. The Old Pasadena Walking Tour is offered on the first Saturday of each month throughout most of the year, except January, July, and October.
Nestled in the heart of Old Pasadena and comprising a full city block, One Colorado is where historic architecture meets superlative shopping and alfresco dining. The property offers an unexpected, welcoming charm with turn of the 19th century buildings and cobble stone alleys. Free outdoor events are held year-round in its central courtyard, including film festivals, live music, kids' programs, and cultural events.
The Paseo is a one-stop destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment located in the heart of historic downtown Pasadena, California. Shop at a beautiful outdoor lifestyle center featuring West Elm, Arclight Cinemas, Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works and DSW, and dine at restaurants including El Cholo Café, Yard House, Island’s Fine Burgers & Drinks, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro and more.
Rose Bowl Flea Market
Pasadena’s famous Rose Bowl Flea Market is held the second Sunday of every month at the Rose Bowl Stadium and costs a nominal fee. The market boasts more than 2,500 vendors selling vintage clothing, antiques, handmade quilts, and collectibles.
Pasadena Antique Center & Annex
Pasadena Antique Center & Annex is a 50,000 square foot co-op of antiques and furniture with 130+ vendors selling all styles of vintage items. Since 1976 it’s been a trade secret of designers, film makers and antique dealers worldwide.
USC Pacific Asia Museum
USC Pacific Asia Museum is the only university museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The museum's mission is to further intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands.
Norton Science Museum
Known around the world as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled, industrialist Norton Simon spent over 30 years amassing an astonishing collection of European art from the Renaissance to the 20th century, and a stellar collection of Indian and Southeast Asian art spanning 2,000 years
Tournament House and Wrigley Gardens
The Italian Renaissance-style mansion was presented to the City of Pasadena in 1958 by the Wrigley family with the understanding that it would become the permanent headquarters for the Tournament of Roses, and so today it is known as the Tournament House. Surrounding the Tournament House are the Wrigley Gardens, which feature floral displays that span four and a half acres and more than 1,500 varieties of roses, camellias and annuals.
Kidspace Children’s Museum
Kidspace Children's Museum offers more than 40 hands-on exhibits, in addition to outdoor spaces, programs, and activities, which are designed to encourage a child's growth and development through exploration of the environment, investigation in science, and artistic expression.
Music & Theater
California Philharmonic Orchestra
Maestro Victor Vener, a Pasadena native, founded the California Philharmonic. He has founded several notable musical institutions like the Pasadena POPS and the Chamber Orchestra of Pasadena. Santa Anita Park redesigned a concert venue to accommodate Cal Phil during the summer concert season, set against a spectacular backdrop of the glorious San Gabriel Mountains.
The Pasadena Playhouse was established in 1917 and is the official State Theatre of California. In recent years, The Playhouse has become instrumental in launching new works and landmark revivals for the American theatre. The Playhouse has displayed a commitment to cultural and theatrical diversity, which is reflected in seasons featuring Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning plays.
Pasadena Symphony and POPS
The Pasadena Symphony Association was founded in 1928, it was called the Pasadena Civic Symphony then and it was fully funded by the City of Pasadena. It has evolved into a prestigious symphonic ensemble comprised of the most gifted and sought after musicians from the motion picture film industry.
Lineage Performing Arts Center
Lineage Performing Arts Center (LPAC) is a studio in Old Pasadena featuring dance, theatre, and music. The versatile venue serves as a space for rehearsals, performances and classes. LPAC is home to performing arts groups, Lineage Dance Company, Parson's Nose Theater, and the Ensemble Shakespeare Theater.
Local Food + Drink
Stop by this lively gastropub on Thursday for Trivia Night where baskets of crispy seasoned fries accompany towering burgers.
This casual wine bar is a great spot to try new wines by the glass any night, not just on special occasions. Nibble on small plates of bacon-wrapped Medjool dates, sip a soju cocktail, or enjoy pours of craft beers.
Serving up refined comfort food like fried chicken and truffle deviled eggs, this modern American restaurant is a great choice for burgers or brunch fare within a five-minute walk of our Hyatt Place.
Janejira Thai Bistro
Craving chicken Pad Thai? Pick it up along with some shrimp rolls at this go-to Thai spot, whose specialties include crab fried rice and orange salmon.