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Fabulous shopping!

Tons of fun things to do! There are great places to eat that are unique and family owned, lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Erudite_journey
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South Pasadena, California
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its always an interesting fun trip

Colorado blvd, made famous by Jan and Dean, always brings a smile to my face, places come and go... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Douglas William M
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Burbank, California
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The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tons of fun things to do! There are great places to eat that are unique and family owned, lots of nice shopping and sightseeing. Make sure and Park in the schoolhouse parking lot or , better yet, take the gold line!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Colorado blvd, made famous by Jan and Dean, always brings a smile to my face, places come and go but still a place to be seen

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Douglas William M
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

#1– It is part of old Route 66 that starts in downtown Chicago #2-It is the main route for the Rose Bowl parade All the rest of the year it is a heavily traversed street filled with retailers in an old money wealthy town Nothing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank jfadds
Reviewed September 3, 2018

You probably could spend a whole week walking up and down this street. So many attractions (e.g.: cafes, restaurants, shops, stores, taverns, hotels). Some of the architecture is quite interesting to view. Be sure to put this venue on your short list of places to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Disco_Man57
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Not just known for the annual Rose Parade, this boulevard has much to see and do. If you are new to the area, I suggest a long drive up and down Colorado with a note pad to log points of interest. A walking tour of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Rose H
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Colorado Blvd & ‘Old Pasadena’ ...nothing bur a busy street and a crowded downtown full if pricey shops. I actually live on Colorado Blvd, a few blocks East of the ‘old’ Pasadena area. The shops come & go—-I suspect the rents are high. There are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mlwFortLee_Nj
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Stroll up the Blvd. for blocks and blocks noting the architecture and all the shops along the way. A pleasant way to spend a day.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 1dudley
Reviewed May 26, 2018

It has been decades since I cruised this famous street through Pasadena. I found it nice but not as scenic nor special as I had remembered from the 70's. Maybe it was the cold (60's) midday grey weather in mid May (inland June Gloom?) or...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Robert A
Reviewed May 23, 2018

I walked this stretch yesterday from Allen to the Arroyo, and the tone switches from classy to dodgy and anything in-between from block to block. Nothing special but for New Year's Day.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 205PaulT
Reviewed May 21, 2018

On this beautiful historic street of Route 66 you will find an ample variety of restaurants and shopping outlets.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Sheryl B
August 4, 2018|
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Response from HeatherColoradogirl | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, sorry did see any one riding when I walking around, but check the city page? Hope that helps.
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Peggy W
January 2, 2017|
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Response from geotech522 | Reviewed this property |
For the first part of the parade route along Colorado Boulevard from Orange Grove Blvd. to east of Lake Avenue, I don't think there are any hotels along the prime areas of the parade route, let alone with balconies. The... More
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tucsonmom
August 21, 2015|
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Response from MARGARET L | Reviewed this property |
The Hilton, an older hotel, is at the center of the city and convenient to the theater, Asian Museum and mall. The newer hotels at west Colorado are near the freeways, the Norton Simon Museum and Old Pasadena with trendy... More
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