Things to Do


Gardens
Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
8.6 miles from The Langham Hotel

Visit a 150-acre botanical garden in neighboring La Canada Flintridge. The space features a bird sanctuary, Japanese tea house, rose garden, edible garden, and more. 

Los Angeles Arboretum
301 North Baldwin Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91007
6.1 miles from The Langham Hotel

Just 15 minutes from the hotel, the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a unique 127-acre botanical garden and historical site. The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden includes Native American, Rancho Period, and late 19th century treasures. You will discover plants and trees from all over the world as you wander along paths and learn about California history on your journey through the garden.

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
2.8 miles from The Langham Hotel

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is one of Southern California’s “must see” cultural destinations. Originally the private estate of railroad magnate Henry Huntington, it showcases magnificent collections that include such works as a Gutenberg Bible and Thomas Gainsborough's famous portrait of "The Blue Boy." The 120-acre grounds feature 12 specialized gardens, including the Japanese, Chinese, Rose, Desert, Camellia, Shakespeare, and Children’s gardens.


Museums
Pasadena Museum of History
470 West Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
3.4 miles from The Langham Hotel

Dedicated to preserving the history of Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley, the museum's collection boasts almost 1 million manuscripts, artifacts, furnishings, and art, as well as an opportunity to view the historic Feynes mansion, preserved as it was when a prominent Pasadena family lived in it 100 years ago. 

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108
2.8 miles from The Langham Hotel

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is one of Southern California’s “must see” cultural destinations. Originally the private estate of railroad magnate Henry Huntington, it showcases magnificent collections that include such works as a Gutenberg Bible and Thomas Gainsborough's famous portrait of "The Blue Boy." The 120-acre grounds feature 12 specialized gardens, including the Japanese, Chinese, Rose, Desert, Camellia, Shakespeare, and Children’s gardens.

The Norton Simon Museum
411 West Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
3.2 miles from The Langham Hotel

The Norton Simon Museum is known around the world as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled. Over a 30 year period, industrialist Norton Simon amassed an astonishing collection of European art from the Renaissance to the 20th century and a stellar collection of Indian and Southeast Asian art spanning 2,000 years. Modern and contemporary art from Europe and the United States, acquired by the former Pasadena Art Museum, also occupies an important place in the museum’s collections. Highlights include masterpieces by Raphael, Rembrandt, Goya, Degas, Van Gogh, and Picasso. In addition, the museum’s stunning garden, modeled on Monet’s Giverny, is a perfect setting for several dozen 19th- and 20th-century bronze sculptures.

USC Pacific Asia Museum
46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101
2.1 miles from The Langham Hotel

The USC Pacific Asia Museum is the only university museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The museum has a collection of more than 15,000 items from across Asia and the Pacific Islands, spanning more than 5,000 years. Prominent holdings include the Harari Collection of Japanese paintings and drawings from the Edo (1600–1868) and Meiji (1868–1912) periods, one of the largest collections of Japanese folk paintings outside Japan, a South Pacific bark cloth collection, Chinese ceramics and textiles, and Buddhist art from throughout Asia.


Hiking
Eaton Canyon
1750 N. Altadena Drive
Pasadena, CA 91107
6.0 miles from The Langham Hotel

Eaton Canyon is a 190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. While hikers enjoy the Lower Falls Trail, visitors can take advantage of other hiking trails, equestrian trails with a staging area, picnic areas, a seasonal stream, rocks and minerals, natural habitats, native plants, and wildlife.


Shopping
The Americana at Brand
889 American Way
Glendale, CA 91210
10.3 miles from The Langham Hotel

Experience the ultimate in shopping, dining, and entertainment at The Americana at Brand. From the carefully chosen boutiques to the beautiful ambiance, every care has been taken to surround you with luxury. The Americana at Brand has made Glendale one of LA's most desirable shopping destinations for locals and tourists.

Old Pasadena
1 West Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91103
2.5 miles from The Langham Hotel

Comprising 22 nationally registered historic blocks, Old Pasadena is a premier destination and vibrant hub of world-class shopping, dining, arts, and entertainment. Old Pasadena is a pedestrian mecca offering more than 200 specialty boutiques and exclusive national retailers concentrated within easy walking distance. Stroll down tree-lined sidewalks, explore the original alley walkways, and discover all of the wonderful side streets off Colorado Boulevard.

Robertson Boulevard
Robertson Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90034
18.7 miles from The Langham Hotel

Robertson Boulevard is one of Los Angeles’ popular shopping destinations and trendiest streets. It is frequented by many celebrities, the paparazzi who stalk them, and many star gazers, and is home to the iconic Ivy Restaurant. The charming tree-lined shopping district features unique boutiques, quaint shops, and various high-end designer labels. 

Rodeo Drive
Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
26 miles from The Langham Hotel

Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills is the famed shopping area known throughout the world as the epicenter of luxury fashion. Rodeo Drive stores span three city blocks, where visitors can enjoy more than 100 world-renowned boutiques, including the flagships of such renowned brands as fashion icons Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saiant Laurent, and Valentino as well as the world’s top jewelers, including Bulgari, Cartier, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels.

The Shops at Mission Village
Mission Street
South Pasadena, CA 91108
1.5 miles from The Langham Hotel

The Shops at Mission Village is a unique collection of apparel, jewelry, accessories, gifts, and designer boutiques for men, women, and children.  The majority of the shops are one-of-a-kind boutiques and women-owned. Conveniently located a short 10-minute walk from The Langham , Mission Street is the perfect shopping and dining destination for hotel guests who are eager to explore its lovely neighborhood.


Other Places to Visit
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109
7.3 miles from The Langham Hotel

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) provides world-renowned research and development and a flight center for NASA. Tours of the facility are by appointment only, and arrangements must be made well in advance.

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