Neighborhood & Directions

Places

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    Food

    Old Town Pasadena

    This is where it is at. Nightlife, fine dining and all of the excitement you can possibly want to be a part of. Visit the ever-vibrant Old Town Pasadena, just 20 minutes away from your apartment home at The Hudson. It is here where you can shop luxury jewelry at Tiffany & Co., dine in for tasty sushi with friends at Sushi Roku or catch a workout class at The Bar Method on the weekend. Everything you need is right here on Colorado Street, the hub for lifestyle. Grab afternoon coffee or just take a stroll. If you want it all, Old Town Pasadena is indeed your next stop – live at The Hudson and make it your mecca.

    Rose Bowl

    Rose Bowl

    Located in Pasadena and within proximity to The Hudson, The Rose Bowl is an iconic National Historic Athletic Stadium Landmark and 16th largest stadium in the world. Its venue is best known for hosting college football and earned its name as the host of the annual Rose Bowl Game. This stadium has hosted five Super Bowl games, FIFA World Cup and the 1984 Olympics. UCLA Bruins considers The Rose Bowl their home and American Idol hosted auditions here in 2006. The annual Rose Parade take place on Colorado Boulevard which is hosted by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses. This parade filled with flowered covered floats and marching bands commemorates the beginning of the Rose Bowl Game held on New Year’s Day. Living at The Hudson just got a lot more exciting.

    Garden

    The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

    Take a day trip to The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in Pasadena and it is only about 3 miles away from your place at The Hudson. No freeway needed! Visitors from all over the world come to this exact location to experience the beautiful gardens and galleries. There is so much so see here including exhibitions, rare materials, portraits and art. You can even book tea-time with family and friends in the Rose Garden Tea Room, have a meal at the 1919 Café, Freshwater Pavilion Noodle House or the Patio Grill – or just grab a snack at the Red Car coffee shop. To learn more about what The Huntington Library has to offer, you may schedule a tour, private tour, group tours, garden tours and more! Don’t miss out on this very hyper unique experience.

    Beach

    Beaches

    When you live at The Hudson, you have access to the most beautiful beaches on the West Coast. Will Rogers State beach is so close by, only 27 miles away and is located in upscale beach city Pacific Palisades. Pack a picnic, your suit and towel and head West – it won’t take you long to arrive in paradise for the day or even the weekend. Once you reach the coast, head a little south and you will arrive at Santa Monica Beach – there is a boardwalk, a pier and all kinds of interesting street performers. Catch some great shopping and fine dining at Third Street Promenade too. Run the trail along the cliff or head down to the bike path for a long weekend run. Go north of Pacific Palisades to Malibu to hike the trails or even wine taste. Dine at some of the oceanfront restaurants like the ever iconic Nobu, Duke’s Malibu or Moonshadows – there is something for everyone. Take a drive and you might possibly even enjoy some celebrity sightings along the coast!

    Metro

    The Metro Rail Line

    Hop on the Gold Line from The Hudson and you can choose your own adventure. The Metro Rail Line public transportation makes it very easy to get out and around to experience Pasadena and the surrounding area. You might even end up in Chinatown for lunch, Little Tokyo for shopping or at Union Station where it is at! For more information, check out 323.GO.METRO – lines run during the week and on the weekends. A one-way pass is only $1.75 – you can’t beat that! Grab a 1-Day Pass for $7 or even a 7-Day Pass for $25. You will never miss a Dodger baseball game either.

    Water Fall

    Hiking Trails

    There are many amazing hiking trails located near Pasadena, California for all of you nature lovers for a day full of fun! Eaton Canyon Trail is an easy and very popular trail for you hikers in Los Angeles – it’s a 3.5-mile hike that will take you right to a waterfall. Can you believe it? Anyone can do it! You will uncover the most beautiful views from the San Gabriel Mountains and the Santa Monica Mountains. At the very end of the trail head, there is a nature center at Eaton Canyon Park with some awesome exhibits and numerous complimentary presentations available. Bring your furry friends, your hiking shoes and an afternoon lunch to “blaze the trails” and enjoy a day in the Southern California sun. It is SO worth the visit!