Jonathan's Guidebook

Jonathan
Working professional in TV industry, living in Pasadena for 5 years and love it here. I like to live where I play, and my home is walking distance from movie theaters, music and book stores, countl... read more

Things to do in Los Angeles

185 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Whether you're seeing a game or playing a game of golf, there's much to do around the stadium grounds if you want to enjoy park scenery and fresh air.

257 local Airbnb hosts recommend

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

possibly the best place for foreign, independent, and art house movies in the entire L.A. area.

37 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A top class movie theater known for its quality sound and picture, the Arclight features current popular fare as well as lesser known independent features. Just a 6-minute walk away.

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A popular venue for graduations, concerts, and TV shows. A 4-minute walk away.

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best coffee in town.

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Large independent bookstore popular among locals and for hosting great authors. A 10 minute walk away.

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

believe it or not, dollar theaters are still around, and this place is $2 for matinee, $3 for evening movies. The drawback is that you get some kids sometimes talking during a movie, but for $2 who... read more

#9

Kings Row Gastropub

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$· 20 East Colorado Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

really great decor plus live music. One of my favorite bars!

#10

redwhite+bluezz

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$$· 37 South El Molino Avenue·Map·Website·

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great place to grab a glass of red and listen to live jazz.

62 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Huge produce selection. And if you're into organics, this is the place to go.

#12

Target

ShoppingStores
$$· 777 East Colorado Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Self-explanatory. About a 16-minute walk away.

#13

El Cholo Café Pasadena

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 300 East Colorado Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good Mexican food!

#14

Trader Joe's

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$$· 610 South Arroyo Parkway·Map·Hours·Website·

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Everybody loves Trader Joe's.

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Gold Line rails will take you downtown in 20 minutes. Along the way you have South Pasadena and Chinatown. Very convenient!

#16

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$· 234 East Colorado Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Pizza, burgers, beer and more.

#17

P.F. Chang's

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 300 East Colorado Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Everybody loves P.F. Changs.

#18

Aux Delices

Food SceneCafes or Coffee Shops
$· 16 West Colorado Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Charming coffee shop that serves excellent sandwiches for breakfast and lunch. Only a 13-minute walk away.