Within 5-20 mins EAST: Rose Bowl, Norton Simon Museum of Art, Old Town Pasadena, Pasadena Playhouse, Huntington Gardens, Descanso Gardens, Santa Anita Racetrack, L.A. County Arboretum, California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Lab. SOUTH to Downtown L.A. (20 mins, 110 freeway, bus, or Metro Gold Line): Museum of Contemporary Art, Grand Park, the Music Center (Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theater, Mark Taper Forum (theatre, opera), Disney Hall (L.A. Philharmonic w/ Gustavo Dudamel conducting), new L.A. Broad Museum, Staples Center & L.A. Live, Grand Central Market, Chinatown, Little Tokyo, Arts District, Garment District, Natural History Museum (near USC). 20-50 minutes WEST/SW, 20-50: L.A. Zoo, Griffith Park (riding trails start at Burbank stables), Universal City & Theme Park, Wilshire District (L.A. County Museum of Art, La Brea Tar Pits), Hollywood/Hollywood Hills, J. Paul Getty Museum, beaches. SOUTH to Orange County: Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm.