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Colorado Boulevard

Address: Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone Number: 626-795-9311
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Ranked #9 of 27 Attractions in Pasadena
Type: Scenic Railroads, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Dining, Shopping, Nightlife
Owner description: The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Dining, Shopping, Nightlife
Owner description: The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.

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South Pasadena, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
16 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I love walking, shopping, eating near Colorado blvd Pasadena from Pasadena old town up to Rosemead Blavd. It has old charm, all the new shopping, cinemas, book shops, collages, near by auditorium, and adjacent nice neighborhood like San Marino, South Pasadena, Arcadia etc. Its the street that uses for Pasadena Rose parade.

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Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This boulevard is the main one in Pasadena- lots of cafes, bars, restaurants and provides a nice space for walking all day long. Lovely!

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California
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1,594 reviews 1,594 reviews
1,035 attraction reviews
422 helpful votes 422 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Colorado Boulevard is a long, long street. Parts of it are trendy and fashionable while other parts of it are not, so other reviews are discussing particular neighborhoods it travels through, like Old Town. Bottom line: it's a street.

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Redwood City, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The avenue is a prize winning architectural revival site and mobbed with visitors on the weekend. Every major retail chain has a store there. Lots of restaurants and bars as well. It's a scene.

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Redding, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Everything you need is here- history, beauty, shops, services, hotels, and eateries (from fast food, to historical diners, and fine food dining). Centrally located for day journeys across the LA area.

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Pasadena, CA, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The "old town" area of Colorado Boulevard has become a bit of a cultural oasis for the San Gabriel Valley area, being the only place that has trendy clothes and souvenir shops, sidewalk cafes and clubs. If you are traveling eastbound on the 210 from Palm Springs, arriving at the Lake Avenue exit finally puts a dramatic end to about... More 

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Wiehle, VA
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233 reviews 233 reviews
36 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Some of the diversity from my youth is gone (Ace Model Shop, Bob's Big Boy, Davilyn Surplus Electronics, Pacific Stereo, Ruben's, etc.) while some has moved (Whistle Stop Trains), there's still much to enjoy walking along my favorite street in the Southland

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Phoenix, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Always a hustle and bustle on Colorado Blvd. We met friends for gelato. It was a Saturday evening street filled for summer saturday

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San Diego, California
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152 reviews 152 reviews
48 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

And I don't even like "retail therapy". But I like the old brick buildings and the alleyways and all the boutique shops and restaurants, coffee bars and even the few upscale chain stores such as Pottery Barn. A good area to wander around, hang for coffee or lunch and even shop.

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Port Angeles, Washington
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74 reviews 74 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Ignored it, except as a transit way. Have relatives in S. Pasadena, so that was the reason for traveling on it.

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