Pasadena is probably most famous for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl Game. Yet, the city is also home to the world-renowned California Institute of Technology, which manages the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, visitors and residents can enjoy all that LA has to offer. Also located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, the city's popular shops and restaurants blend comfortably with tree-lined streets, distinctive neighborhoods, historic buildings and a vibrant cultural scene.
Pasadena is located in Los Angeles County on the northeastern city limits of Los Angeles between Glendale and Arcadia along US Highway 101 near the Cogswell Reservoir and the Angeles National Forest.
There is also a Pasadena, Texas.
Pasadena is part of the Los Angeles-Long Beach, California metro area.