4 days in Pasadena Itinerary

4 days in Pasadena Itinerary

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Pasadena ©
Known as the "City of Roses," Pasadena hosts the annual Rose Bowl parade and football game.
Get outdoors at Running Horse Ranch and Vasquez Rocks Natural Area. Appreciate the collections at Norton Simon Museum and The Gamble House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pasadena: Devil's Punchbowl (in Pearblossom) and Angeles National Forest (in Arcadia). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old Pasadena, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew Church, take a memorable drive along Colorado Boulevard, and admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pasadena vacation planner .

December in Pasadena sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pasadena

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Running Horse Ranch, Angeles National Forest, The Americana at Brand, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Vasquez Rocks Natural Area
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Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum
The Gamble House ©
The Gamble House