“The Huntington” Side Trip

Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens: 2+ hours. The Pasadena ARTS bus takes care of getting you most the way there, the rest involves a short walk through a pleasant residential neighborhood. Bus service is offered Monday through Saturday (Saturday service starts at 11:00 am). There is no bus service on Sundays. Pasadena ARTS […]

Gamble House Side Trip

Gamble House Side Trip: 1.5 – 2 hours. This is an easy-going, mostly-level stroll of about 2 miles – most of it through tree-shaded residential streets.

What you’ll see:

The Gamble House, designed by Pasadena’s own Charles and Henry Greene, is one of the country’s finest examples of the Craftsman style. Other Craftsman-styled homes, […]

“Millionaires Row” Side Trip.

Millionaire’s Row: 1-4 hours (depending on whether you spend time within the museum).

This is a 2-mile, all-walking Side Trip, all of it over flat terrain, most of it through a beautiful, tree-lined residential neighborhood.

What you’ll see:

The Tournament of Roses Headquarters building (Wrigley mansion) Stately mansions on Grand Avenue and “Millionaires […]

Rose Bowl Side Trip

Rose Bowl: 1 hour. The Pasadena ARTS bus does all the work on this one; sit back, relax and ride a scenic route to the Rose Bowl. The most frequent bus schedule is on Saturdays, maybe making that day the easiest for you. There is no bus service to the Rose Bowl on Sundays.

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South Pasadena Side Trip

South Pasadena: 1-2 hours (via Metro Gold Line). The Gold Line gets you there and back (or you may continue home from the Mission Street station).

What you’ll see: The unique shops, antique stores, art galleries and restaurants of South Pasadena’s Mission Street are clustered within just a few blocks of the Mission Street rail […]