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Address: Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone Number: +1 626-795-9311
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The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.

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US$995.00*
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3-Night Tournament of Roses Parade Adventure
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US$1,495.00*
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3-Night Rose Bowl Package Including Parade and Game Tickets

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A wide range of places along nine miles

This is part of the original Route 66. Starting at Orange Grove, there's the wonderful Norton Simon Museum with an amazing Impressionist collection, among many outstanding... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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California, United States
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California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is part of the original Route 66. Starting at Orange Grove, there's the wonderful Norton Simon Museum with an amazing Impressionist collection, among many outstanding galleries, plus a great outdoor garden with Henry Moore and other notable sculptures. You then come to six or so blocks of "Old Town," an area the City wanted to tear down in the... More 

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Main street on where the Parade of Roses passes every New Year's Day. Metropolitan city street, modern and historical too!

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Riverside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 406 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

You'll find shopping and dining for every taste in shops that are both old and new. This is an easy walk from end to end.

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Lake Forest, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

East Colorado Blvd “tourist corridor” stretches from the Long Beach Freeway on the west to Los Robles Avenue on the east and contains three major tourist attractions: Old Pasadena, the Paseo Colorado Shopping Mall, plus the Pasadena Convention Center and Sheraton Hotel which are connected to Colorado Blvd, but are actually on East Green Street. Pasadena can best be described... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

For The Rose Parade, it is highlight recommended that you camp near Colorado and Fair Oaks or Raymond, to be closest to the start of the route. Lots of places to get your fill and coffee, plenty of small business to patronize, and it's my go-to place on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Enjoy!

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Tucson Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Colorado Boulevard is the Fifth Avenue of Pasadena. There is even a Tiffany & Co. store here. Beginning with early evening, this boulevard is like a moving sidewalk, as a constant crowd of people try to make their way along the street. One night, we had dinner at one of the restaurants here, and sat outside. Could not believe the... More 

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Alta Loma, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This street seems to be the hot spot in Pasadena. There are many restaurants and shops up and down the street with everything from Forever 21 to Tiffany’s. Every time my son visits we have to go to Gorin Brothers hat store. It is a fun and vibrant part of Pasadena.

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Burbank, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

There's a small area they call Olde Pasadena. The Colorado Blvd area is ok, but don't go out of your way to see it. Basic restaurants..... pricey parking (of course). Colorado Blvd is where the Rose Parade takes place. If a tourist, many better places to see. Once you get east and south of Pasadena, it becomes dangerous. Sad thing... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

A few chain stores, but mostly fun shops and restaurants. An older part of town, revitalized and super cute!

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Mundelein, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We went over Labor Day weekend and were in a shopping mood, but the prices were high and if you're not a size 2 you feel too big for anything.

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