Located 9 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena is quintessential Southern California chic. With its pedestrian-friendly design, visitors can stroll among the city's hotels, conference center, and Old Pasadena's 200 shops, restaurants, and clubs. Enticing golf courses, renowned museums, lush gardens, and the world-famous Rose Bowl add to Pasadena's unmistakable appeal.
WHERE WE ARE 27 miles from Los Angeles International Airport, 16 miles from Bob Hope/Burbank Airport • airlines that serve the airports: LAX, every major national and international carrier; Bob Hope/Burbank Airport, Alaska, Aloha, American, America West, JetBlue, United, and Southwest Airlines • JetBlue offers flights daily to and from Bob Hope/ Burbank Airport
WHERE TO STAY 5 hotels, total of 2,500 rooms
WHERE TO MEET Pasadena Conference Center, 20 rooms and 32,000 square feet of convention center exhibit space • 3,000-seat Pasadena Civic Auditorium is part of the conference center
WHERE TO PLAY golf at one of the area's noted courses • stroll through Old Pasadena, one of Southern California's hottest main-street shopping and entertainment districts • visit some of the country's most revered museums: enjoy masterpieces by Van Gogh, Picasso and Rembrandt at the Norton Simon Museum; explore the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens with its original Gutenberg Bible, the famed Pinkie and Blue Boy paintings, and 16 botanical gardens • experience 500 restaurants • nightlife includes live theater, jazz hideaways, and comedy and dance clubs
WEB INFO PasadenaCal.com offers a section dedicated to meeting planners with detailed hotel, convention center, and destination information • new live chat feature allows planners to get questions answered in real time • new interactive area map offers shopping, dining, and attraction information • extensive special event venue section is now searchable • planners can attach and submit an RFP via the site
WEATHER average high temperatures range from 70 degrees in the winter to 85 in the summer