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Snaking from downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena, this was the West's first freeway. Today, it seems quaint compared to LA's more modern behemoths, as it passes under picturesque bridges and through historic tunnels beneath Elysian Park. As the tree-lined road approaches Pasadena, you'll catch views of the San Gabriel Mountains.

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Arroyo Seco Parkway

Snaking from downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena, this was the West's first freeway. Today, it seems quaint compared to LA's more modern behemoths, as it passes under picturesque bridges and through historic tunnels beneath Elysian Park. As the tree-lined road approaches Pasadena, you'll catch views of the San Gabriel Mountains.