The campus of Caltech has been a welcome respite for Pasadena residents during the pandemic, offering a tranquil setting for walks. In this post, we take a tour and show you the most interesting sights on campus.
Category Archives: Walks
Mini-golf, Nature, and Shopping Carts of the Arroyo Seco
It’s going to be a long time before we can do anything indoors. So how about a nice, quiet game of mini golf? In this post, we explore South Pasadena’s stretch of the Arroyo Seco.
Climbing to the Top of Debs Park
On a hill in Northeast LA is one the city’s largest parks, with beautiful views and intriguing history. This is our climb to the top of Debs Park.
The Mt. Washington Stairway Walk
Mt. Washington is one of the most charming neighborhoods in Los Angeles, with many stairways that take you up its beautiful hillsides. This tour shows you the sights this tranquil neighborhood has to offer.
South Pasadena: Halloween Town
South Pasadena is the ultimate personification of idyllic Americana, at least as far as Hollywood was concerned. In our Halloween-themed walking tour, we explore the picturesque streets and delightful local businesses of this charming locale.
Northeast Santa Monica
Northeast Santa Monica is a charming neighborhood of parks and beautiful homes, a world away from the touristy districts along the beach.
The Lower Arroyo: Pasadena’s Forgotten Park
The Colorado Street Bridge is a famous and beautiful icon of Pasadena. But while many people have seen the bridge, few venture down to the beautiful park beneath the bridge.
Things to See on the Blue Line that *Aren’t* in Long Beach
Most guidebooks overlook what the Blue Line has to offer. Here, we’ll introduce you to some of the treasures to be found along Metro’s oldest rail line: bustling swap meets, beautiful artwork, tranquil parks, and spectacular architecture.
The Abandoned Zoo
Tucked in a canyon in Griffith Park are some of the most remarkable ruins anywhere in the city: the remnants of an old zoo.
The Man in the High Tower
Just above the tourist trap of Hollywood Boulevard is a beautiful neighborhood with the most scenic stairway walk in Los Angeles.