The Ultimate Pasadena Shopping Guide

With so many new and exciting things popping up all over Los Angeles, we tend to forget our beech-lined neighbor to the North-East. But Pasadena is not just the sleepy town known for the once-a-month Rose Bowl Flea Market, anymore: In fact, this adorable L.A. neighborhood is perfect for a day trip and has everything you'll need, from hidden shopping gems and pizza stops to Craftsman homes and cactus gardens. And because we don't want you to miss a single Pasadena gem, we've rounded up the best of the best, all situated in one of L.A.'s most historic and beautiful spots.

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