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Old school livin'

My family hails from South Pasadena and you find that everything in Pasadena is on Colorado Blvd... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
OldProChef
Leave yourself some time to do this . . .

Lots of fine places to eat, and you'll get a sense of the architectural heritage of this great... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
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The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.
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Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena is the site of the annual Tournament of Roses parade and is a must see while you are in the city.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My family hails from South Pasadena and you find that everything in Pasadena is on Colorado Blvd. or Fair Oaks. Starting in downtown pasadena you will see stores,shops, service business and everthig in between. It is part of the original Route 66 fromt he goden...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Lots of fine places to eat, and you'll get a sense of the architectural heritage of this great California city. Lots to take in form the chic city center to the outlying areas with dollar stores and tattoo parlours. Take as much time as you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Colorado Blvd. is just a looong street. It has virtually everything you need. Shopping, dining and utilities. The architecture though interesting. There are lots of buildings that should be given a second more thorough look. The people going up and the down Colorado Blvd. do...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a very long street, commencing up by Orange Grove Boulevard and going east for many miles. It is not a particularly beautiful street although it does pass through Old Pasadena. For me the main highlight is Vroman's Bookstore near Lake Avenue. This is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We drove a few times back and forth Colorado Blvd. I guess it is one of the main streets with shops and restaurants. I was not impressed.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank laurapoint
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a great place for a day cation, Restaurants, shopping ( clothing - Antique shops ),bars, movie theater, book store

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank YardSaleLdy
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you're looking for variety, the restaurants along Colorado Blvd. (especially along the Old Town corridor, between Pasadena Ave and Arroyo Parkway) have plenty to offer. Whatever food you desired, you can find it here within a few short blocks without driving all over the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Sammy T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Awesome street to walk around in the evenings.. plenty of restaurants especially towards old town. Shops open late..

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank weldonk2015
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you want to shop,stroll,or eat Colorado Blvd has many options for you to choose. Spend a couple hours with the family or friends enjoying a great California day.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Sheryl B
5 August 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
3 January 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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21 August 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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