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3 Daytrips to take near Pasadena
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Ariana Sanchez
Ariana Sanchez
August 4, 2017

3 great day trip options

If you’ll be staying around Pasadena, here are 3 great day trip options for you to enjoy including a Los Angeles Food Tour!  

Day 1

If you’ll be near Pasadena, a day exploring Old Town Pasadena is a must. This historic part of Pasadena is known for its number of eateries and boutiques along Colorado Blvd. One great way to explore Old Town Pasadena is by taking a tour with Melting Pot Food Tours. While they offer a number of tours throughout LA, they offer once specifically that explores Old Pasadena. During this walking tour, you’ll stop at 9 different destinations from an artisan ice cream location to a tranquil tea bar and more! Before or after your tour, stop by the Pasadena Playhouse, a community theatre that has been around since 1917!  

Day 2

On Day 2 of your day trips, head to Old Town Monrovia for a day of leisurely shopping. According to the locals, Old Town is the heart of the city. The area is where locals congregate to go to dinner, to shop, or to simply stroll down the streets and enjoy a casual walk while stopping at one of the the boutique shops, cafes, restaurants and more. There is even a a Krikorian Theater located here if you want to relax and catch a movie. Don’t miss out on the Friday Night Street Fair or the family friendly, Paint n’ Play Pottery studio where kids of all ages can personalize and decorate ceramic pieces.

Day 3

On Day 3, head to Los Angeles and enjoy a view of the city unlike any before when you head to Skyspace, California’s tallest open air observation deck! The observation deck is located atop the U.S. Bank Building, which is located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. When you visit during the day, enjoy views that reach all the way to the Pacific ocean, or stop by at night and view the glowing lights of the city. Don’t forget to stop by one of L.A.’s most popular museums, The Broad. Be sure to visit the website and reserve your tickets to this incredible art museum today. Tickets are FREE!

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