Winter Activities at Pacific Palms Resort
Looking to plan your stay with us at Pacific Palms Resort this winter? Aside from our location against the San Gabriel Mountains and the luxuries provided here at the resort, there are many, many other nearby events and attractions. Our proximity to them is what makes us unique. During your stay at Pacific Palms Resort, you can experience it all thanks to our central location. Here are some of our favorites that you can find just around the corner this winter.
626 Night Market
The 626 Night Market is not one to miss. It is the largest of
its kind in the San Gabriel Valley, featuring over 250 vendors in food,
merchandise, crafts, art, music, and games over the course of several weekends.
The 626 Night Market aims to bring people together to eat, drink, and
socialize, inspired by the famous open-air nighttime bazaars of Asia, and
welcoming to people of all ages.
Rose Bowl Flea Market
With 2,500 vendors, the Rose Bowl Flea Market is a one-of-a kind
mix of “unlikely circumstances, dedicated individuals, and a dose of good
fortune”. Search for unique art, new and vintage clothing, a treasure trove of
antiques, and specialty furniture. It is one of the most famous markets in the
world, boasting around 20,000 buyers every month, all at the world-famous Rose
Bowl in sunny Pasadena. This year marks their 50th anniversary as a
major part of LA’s history.
Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens
The one-stop-shop of the Huntington Library and Botanical
Gardens really has it all. The library is home to over 11 million rare books,
including a copy of the Gutenberg Bible, spanning the years from the 11th to the 21st centuries. It
features main exhibition halls as well as themed, temporary exhibitions. The
gardens contain over 120 acres of impeccably-kept themed gardens to wander
through, featuring significant collections of orchids, camellias, cycads, and
bonsai, which are preserved and studied not just for public appreciation, but
also for botanical research.
Hsi Lai Temple
This temple is not one to miss. With 15 acres, a floor area of
over 100,000 square feet, and architecture and gardens faithful to the
traditional Chinese style, it is a spot you’re unlikely to find anywhere else
in this part of the world. In fact, it is one of the largest Buddhist
monasteries in North America, and it works to share and spread the culture of
Hiking in Eaton Canyon
Looking for a hike a little less-known than the main San Gabriel
Valley destinations? Try the Eaton Canyon Falls hike. This is a relatively
quick hike—3.5 miles round trip with 375 feet of elevation change—that brings
you both to the top of Eaton Canyon and to a beautiful 40-foot waterfall at the
center of a naturally-formed rock amphitheater.
The Pacific Palms Resort doesn’t just offer what we have here on
our property. Head out to experience one or many of the nearby events, with the
luxury of coming back to the quiet resort when you’ve had your fill. We like to
highlight the value of being just removed enough from the hustle of LA to
provide an unbelievable relaxing environment, but close enough so that you can
still go out and live it all.