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Altadena Travel Guide

North of Pasadena, situated within Los Angeles County, Altadena is a steadily expanding city of roughly 42,000 year round residents. Altadena gets the best of both sides of California: lush forests and paved streets lined with palm trees, and is a great place for a diverse vacation that is far from lacking in the entertainment department.

Things to Do in Altadena

The Mount Lowe Railway Trail is an historic part of Altadena that also happens to be a wonderful hiking location, offering a wooded trail that takes hikers through the San Gabriel Mountains, while the Echo Mountains Hiking Trails are a great way to push the limits, the trails offering an uphill sun-filled trek that peaks and leads to the ruins of an abandoned hotel and campsite. Back at sea level, the Altadena Golf Course is a popular golf spot, The Folly Bowl is the city’s go-to gathering place for live entertainment and concerts, and Craft School is the best venue in town for browsing, buying, and creating unique artworks.

Best Places to Stay in Altadena

Within a short distance from Los Angeles, Altadena is a great choice of a city to book a vacation rental in. The city itself boasts a variety of romantic rentals, but the outskirts of the city and surrounding areas do, too -- everything from beachside cottages to two-story modern homes.

Best Time to Visit Altadena

The best time to visit Altadena is June to October for the most ideal weather conditions and outdoor exploration opportunities.

Food in Altadena

One of the most intriguing eateries in Altadena is Oh Happy Days, serving as both a vegan restaurant and health-based grocery store. Other contenders for “best eateries in Altadena” include Red Hen Cafe, Pizza of Venice, Tacos Ensenadas Seafood, and Picante.

Best Events in Altadena

Every year Altadena, CA throws the annual Altadena Comedy Festival which features two days worth of improve, stand up, and sketch comedy. The city also hosts the Buster’s Balloon Halloween Spooktacular, the Christmas Tree Lane Lighting & Winter Fest, the Rhythms of the Village Spring Festival, and Kuker Fest. Kuker Fest has the celebration’s goers enjoying the magnificence of traditional Bulgarian dancing, costumes, and rituals.

Things to Do for Families in Altadena

Altadena has plenty for visiting families to do. From touring The Bunny Museum to taking a guided biking tour with MT Wilson MTB Adventure, the city has something for families of every variety. One of the most popular family locations within Altadena is Loma Alta Park, offering a public recreation center, outdoor sports fields, a large pool, playgrounds, and dedicated facilities for horseback riding.

Price and Availability in Altadena

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Altadena is in February, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Altadena is in the high season in August. Altadena has its low season in September, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Altadena tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Altadena tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The Weather in Altadena

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Altadena. The hottest month in Altadena is June, when temperatures peak at 113 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 35 ˚F. The wettest month in Altadena is March with 4.12 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.65 inches of rain.

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