Walk to Old Town: 5 Places to Stroll in Pasadena

Pasadena is known for its strollable streets. Shops and restaurants along Colorado Boulevard are designed to be perused at a leisurely pace. Thanks to Terraces unparalleled proximity to Old Town, all your new favorites will be easier to enjoy than ever before. 

What’s the best coffee spot to walk to in Old Town? 

Perfectly positioned on Colorado Boulevard, Intelligentsia Coffee is a beacon for great coffee. The inviting vibrant, posh interior epitomizes the high-quality features found in the brands coffee and tea selections; so whether you come in for a cup-to-go or spend the day, the experience is always top notch. 

What are the best shops to walk to in Old Town Pasadena?  

A fifteen minute stroll to One Colorado will lead you to Elisa B, a small boutique with a curated collection of contemporary apparel. Elise B has been a fashion focal point of Old Town Pasadena since it opened in 1993. It’s ever-evolving merchandise collection features pieces from Alexander Wang, Le Superbe, Amur and 3.1 Phillip Lim to name a few.

What’s the best museum to walk to in Old Town? 

A 5 minute walk from Terraces, the Norton Simon Museum is known for having one of the most prestigious private art collections in the world. A collection of 12,000 objects, including paintings, sculptures and photographs were amassed by Norton Smith during his lifetime and are now on display year-round. 

What’s the best brunch spot to walk to in Old Town? 

Less than a 15 minute walk from Terraces, Russell’s is one of the best brunch places in town. The small, bistro like setting is known for its American breakfasts. Whether you’re a Belgian waffle lover or prefer a good dish of scrambled eggs, there’s no bad order at Russell’s. 

What’s the best afternoon matinee theater? 

Located in the heart of Old Town, ArcLight is walking distance from Terraces. With a wide array of new releases to choose from, you can reserve seating in advance to  ensure the best seat in the house. Show up early and enjoy small bites or a premium beverage at their cafe.

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