South Pasadena Shopping

While staying at a South Pasadena inn, make sure to leave some extra time for a shopping spree. There are many unusual and wonderful places to shop, including malls and specialty stores in the area. You can relax and find wonderful deals at the same time.

There are many places to choose when you decide where to go in the South Pasadena area, but here are some that we found that seem to be perfect for an afternoon or possibly a day away from your South Pasadena bed and breakfast.

Paseo Colorado

280 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: (626) 795-9100
http://www.paseocoloradopasadena.com/

You will find a myriad of shops and boutiques at this upscale mall, which has everything from Macy's to Ann Taylor Loft and Bath and Body Works. There are more than 40 shops to choose from, many of which carry hand made jewelry and original art. There are plenty of restaurants there too so you won't have trouble finding a bite to eat after you spend the day looking for that black cocktail dress or a new blue blazer. Remember to buy some trinkets for friends and family back home, too.

Santa Anita Fashion Park

400 S Baldwin Ave
Arcadia, CA 91007
(626) 445-3116
http://losangeles.citysearch.com/profile/227979/arcadia_ca/santa_anita_fashion_park.html

This two story facility in nearby Arcadia is sure to please the shopper with the 1.4 million square foot Santa Anita's branch of the Westfield shopping center chain. The mall is light and airy and has more than 200 boutiques and stores. You will find Borders, Williams-Sonoma and many other great stores. Later you can take in a movie at one of the movie theaters and make sure to satisfy your palate at one of the upscale restaurants or in the large food court.

Americana at Brand

889 Americana Way
Suite 330
Glendale, CA 91210
818.637.8982
www.americanaatbrand.com

Right near the Glendale Galleria, an old school indoor mall of yesteryear with stores like JC Penny, Macy's and Nordstrom's, is the Americana at Brand, a modern, new millennium outdoor shopping/dining/entertainment Mecca. With gorgeous fountains, an 18-screen multiplex and a variety of trendy stores and eateries, it's a destination the whole family will enjoy. Enjoy a fine meal outdoors café-style at one of the lovely restaurants after you've found the perfect outfit to wear to that evening. Every Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM, enjoy a farmer's market with fresh vegetables and local vendors.

Citadel Outlets

100 Citadel Drive, Suite 480
Los Angeles, CA 90040
Phone: (323) 888-1724
www.citadeloutlets.com

This outlet mall in nearby Los Angeles is a mecca for people who want great bargains at name stores, such as Kenneth Cole, Calvin Klein, Converse and Ann Taylor. In all there are over 100 outlet stores, so why should you be surprised to see so many happy shoppers with their wonderful "finds."

Montebello Town Center

2134 Montebello Town Center
Phone: (323) 722-8454
Montebello, CA 90640
www.montebellotowncenter.com

You will have a fine time exploring the Montebello Town Center, an upscale mall just minutes from South Pasadena. Macy's, Forever 21, and JC Penny are among the anchors there. But there are so many other shops and boutiques and restaurants you won't have trouble spending an entire day here. Later return home to your charming b&b and put your feet up and relax.