- Our list of the best things to do in Pasadena, California, features the top 1218 nearby activities — including 433 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Pasadena, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 30 things to do within the city of Pasadena, CA , followed by 1187 popular activities in nearby cities, including Los Angeles, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Glendale, Whittier, Burbank, Cerritos, Lakewood, Arcadia, Buena Park, Fullerton, Culver City, La Habra, Azusa, Carson, Claremont, Altadena, Manhattan Beach, Marina del Rey, Covina, El Monte, West Covina, Norwalk, Monterey Park, Glendora, South Pasadena, Brea, Bellflower, Pomona, San Dimas, Walnut, Montebello, La Mirada, Hawthorne, Downey, Torrance, Cypress, Gardena, Inglewood, Monrovia, Alhambra, Paramount, Diamond Bar, Lawndale, Huntington Park, San Gabriel, Rosemead, Placentia, Baldwin Park, La Puente, La Verne, South Gate, Hacienda Heights, Pico Rivera, Temple City, Rowland Heights, Long Beach, Redondo Beach, Compton, Chino Hills, Anaheim, Yorba Linda, Woodland Hills, Malibu, Simi Valley, Westwood, East Los Angeles, Whittier and Palmdale
Aliso Beach offers a range of water activities including swimming, skimboarding, surfing, skin diving and paddle boarding. The beach also features tidepool exploration as well as a tot lot for children.
67% 3 votes
29751 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 MoreLess Info
Celebrating horticulture, the Niguel Botanical Preserve features an array of plants and flowers, many native to Southern California. Open to the public daily, the park is equipped with walking trails and benches for added convenience.
90% 10 votes
217 East Club Center Dr., Suite B, San Bernardino, CA 92408 MoreLess Info
SB Raceway Indoor Karting offers thrilling indoor adventures on their gas powered SodiKarts. The karts can reach speeds of up 40MPH and the center offers a racing school and a lounge to enjoy when not racing.
With a dedicated go-kart track, SB Raceway offers competitive go-karting where visitors can put their racing skills to the test against other racers. In addition to a track, the center has an arcade area with a variety of machines.
Located right in the middle of town, Golf Gardens Miniature Golf is an entertaining as well as challenging course to play. It is well-maintained and has a variety of holes such as par 2, par 3 and par 5. They charge reasonable prices for playing.
Two separate zipline courses are offered at Skull Canyon Zipline which is spread over 160 acres. One course is aimed at those with no or little experience while the other is for visitors wanting a more extreme adventure.
80% 41 votes
9000 W Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265 MoreLess Info
Thornhill Broome Beach State Park is a beach campground where visitors can sleep in tents and see marine mammals off the coast. There are fire pits, running water and porta-potties and the grounds are dog-friendly.
86% 155 votes
9000 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265 MoreLess Info
Point Mugu State Park has more than 70 miles of hiking trails inland and 5 miles of ocean shoreline. Hiking, bicycle riding, camping, surf fishing and plenty of other things can prove the site worthy of a visit.