If you are a Cal Tech fan, Pasadena is calling. Check into hotels near the California Institute of Technology to tour the campus in the city of the Rose Parade.
California Institute of Technology
With a strong emphasis on engineering and science, this private university covers 124 acres, housing research labs and undergraduate and graduate educational buildings. Since 1891, Caltech has proudly given rise to senators, astronauts, and major science award winners, including 34 Nobel Laureates. Students here aren't just brainy, they are tough athletes as well. The Caltech Beavers compete in basketball, soccer, tennis, and track and field, amongst other sports. There is a fierce loyalty to the university and, since 2005, a rivalry with MIT resulting in pranks played on each school. Hotels close to California Institute of Technology can be found on East California and East Del Mar Boulevards, so you can walk to the university from your hotel.
Visiting Caltech should include a tour of beautiful Pasadena. There is much to do and see in Southern California, so booking cheap hotels near California Institute of Technology puts you right in the middle of the action with plenty of funds leftover for sightseeing. Take in a concert or game in the Rose Bowl Stadium or travel 10 miles on the California 110 Freeway to Dodgers Stadium. Tour many of the arts and culture museums in Pasadena, like Gamble House, Norton Simon Museum, or the Pasadena Museum of California Art. What trip to Pasadena would be complete without seeing roses? Your Pasadena hotel will be within easy driving distance of the Pasadena Museum of History Gardens or take the 210 Freeway East to the city of Arcadia and tour the 127-acre Arboretum and Botanic Gardens.
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