Things to do
The Huntington Gardens
The former estate of railroad tycoon Henry Huntington is a Pasadena treasure. The grand compound has been converted into four art galleries and a renowned library and featuring 16 stunning themed garden areas. The property today covers 207 acres, of which approximately 120 are landscaped and open to visitors and include some 15,000 different varieties of plants.
The Norton Simon Museum
This Pasadena historical museum houses a collection that is comprised of nearly 12,000 objects that showcase the only painting by Raphael on the west coast, three portraits by Rembrandt, six superb paintings by Van Gogh, over one-hundred works by Degas, and an important collection of Indian and Southeast Asian sculpture that spans over 2500 years of the world’s cultural creations.
Mission Street - San Marino
Walk around the charming Mission Street in San Marino and enjoy lunch at a Pasadena historical gem, Julienne and shop some of Pasadena’s favorite local boutiques – Serafina, Pearl, Port O’Call, The Monogrammed Home, and more.