What A Great City – Pasadena California Bookmark and Share

After living in Pasadena California for several years, I think it is one of the favorite cities I have lived in. It’s convenient location in the San Gabriel Valley of Southern California makes it a great destination for those looking to find a place to call home.

In Pasadena CA there is the Rose Bowl. Hosting one of the best college football games of the year, the Rose Bowl is known for it’s Rose Bowl football on January first of each year. People fly in from all over to watch the Rose Parade and then head over to the Rose Bowl game. People from the Midwest enjoy coming to Pasadena at this time of year because of the warm climate. It is not impossible to have a day in the upper 80’s this time of year.

Based at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, Pasadena CA offers easy access to trails, biking, camping and backpacking in the local mountains. Chantry flats is just a 20 minute drive away. From this site you can hike to waterfalls, go cliff jumping into pools of water, and hike to a campground.

If you’re in the mood for shopping, you can visit Old Town Pasadena. This historic section of town is located at the intersection of Fair Oaks Ave. and Colorado Blvd. It has shopping, fine dining, ice cream shops and more. Parking is free for the first 90 minutes at the two public parking structures. Go have a cappuccino at a coffee shop, get a dinner at a nice restaurant and then read books at the bookstore. It’s a great time!

These are just a few of the attractions Pasadena CA has to offer. If you’ve never visited, check it out sometime. You’ll be glad you did. If you’re looking to move there, contact a Pasadena Real Estate Agent to find out what is available.

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