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Experience Yosemite: Beginner or Advanced Photography Lesson
"People have been photographing Yosemite since 1859 when Charles Weed took the first salt print photo of Yosemite Falls. Since then artists like Ansel Adams Carlton Watkins and Edward Weston have produced stunning unforgettable photographs of the Yosemite Valley and High Sierra. Choose a basic or advanced photography lesson depending on your skill level and preferences. Your photography adventure starts at 3:30pm and your exact trailhead departure point will be confirmed after booking. Follow your guide in your car or on foot through Yosemite National Park to your photo locations. Along with your own camera be sure to bring along any other equipment you'll need such as a sturdy tripod
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Shuttle to the Top of Mt Wilson for a Single Run
"One of LA's best kept secrets Mt Wilson's 5712' of elevation is an amazing backdrop to miles and miles of sweet sinuous single-track. SingleTracks rates us Top 10 Shuttle Routes in the US! Riding without a guide? The best way to access the trails save time and gas is to shuttle with Mt Wilson MTB Adventure. Mt Wilson MTB Adventure shuttles to spectacular mountain biking locations including:Markham Saddle Mt. Wilson Observatory Parking Lot Charlton Flats Hors"""Mountain bike shuttles to the top of Mt Wilson mountain biking complex: Red Box Eaton Saddle (Tunnel)
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Mt Wilson Private Full Day Mountain Biking Tour
"All day Private Mountain Biking Tour is the perfect way to enjoy some of Mt Wilson's incredible mountain biking trails. Riders explore with a guide all that Mt Wilson and the surrounding Angeles National Forest has to offer. Rides are set up based on rider's desires and skill level.Typical itinerary:8AM - arrive at the trail headKit up waiver up and meet your guide Bicycle safety checks 8:15 AM - Board vehicle and depart for first drop-off During ride up guide will provide safety brief and familiarize with riders with the event flow 9AM - 1st drop-in riding starts The pace and specific trails ridden depends on the group's skills and desires. The group is a self-contained pod. There will lunch and fluids on board the vehicle. If you are bringing your own mountain bike ensure you have tools and tubes to make repairs should the need arise. This is a full day of riding. You need not be a super star but you need to know your bo""
From $120.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Pasadena

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Warning~city parks

We parked at metered parking next to Central Park because we were unfamilar with the surroundings. We later parking over Memorial Park because the parking was free for 4 hours. After we parked the...
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Metered Parking

If you parked at a meter, make sure to return by the time the meter runs out. THERE IS NO GRACE PERIOD! The meter police will even wait at your meter anticipating it to run out before you return and...
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Afternoon tea reservations

I had originally planned to head to Pasadena on Sunday with Kat so we could have afternoon tea. The first place I called, Scarlet Tea Room, had a large private party on Sunday. When I was there on...
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Dining Closes at 9 PM

Many restaurants will close midweek at 9PM. Mijares has two locations and good mexican food but will close at 9:00 spot on. Many other restaurants are like this as well and few are open past 10PM....
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Pasadena Precaution on the Highway

If you drive in Pasadena, please beware of the tricky ramps. Many entrances on the freeway require split second reactions. Feel sorry for the begineer drivers learning in Pas! Don't say that you...
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September 11 has closed JPL!

JPL, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, one of the most famous landmarks of Pasadena is now closed to the public. We were able to enter the gates long enough to take this picture and then head back out by...
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Hospital is close by....

Well if you party too hard in Pasadena and hurt yourself, one of the best hospitals in the San Gabriel Valley area is:Huntington Memorial Hospital100 W California BlvdPasadena, CA 91105
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Top Hotels in Pasadena

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1401 South Oak Knoll, (formerly Ritz-Carlton), Pasadena, California, 91106, United States
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180 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, California, 91103, United States
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191 N Los Robles, Pasadena, California, 91101, United States
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168 South Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, California, 91101, United States
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303 Cordova Street, Pasadena, California, 91101, United States
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1633 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California, 91106, United States
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Top Things to Do in Pasadena

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Architecture / Gardens

Built in 1908 and famous for its arts and crafts style, this house is now a museum. It was built by the Greene brothers for David Gamble of Proctor & Gamble fame in a Japanese style. The house is open...
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Rose Parade

The Rose Parade is probably the most famous and most beautiful parade in the entire world. It is always held on January 1st of each year unless January 1st is on a Sunday. In that case, the parade...
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Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl is a great place to see just about anything! I have seen UCLA football games here, 4th of July fireworks show and even a "Rose Bowl" football game. Parking can be a little frustrating as...
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Norton Simon Museum

The Norton Simon Museum is a nice little museum that won't take you all day to visit. I visited the museum some 40+ years ago when it was fairly new with my parents. So, to visit it once again was...
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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Learn about the history of JPL and the satellites that have been launched. The Mars Rover(s) were all built by JPL and you get to see the mission control room that tracks all the satellites they have...
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Rose Bowl Flee Market

We have ventured here many of times. If you like flee markets, this is the mother of all flee markets I think. They have all kinds of items for sale. Make sure you dress according to the weather and...
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"~Pasadena~Route 66"
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"One of the best places to visit in So Cal!"
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marinarena

"Don't Pass on Pasadena!"
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Dabs

"Pasadena beyond the Rose Bowl"
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"Pasadena - Old Time Charm and Beauty"
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