Things to Do in Arcadia

Things to Do in Arcadia, California Unlike most suburbs of major cities like Los Angeles and unlike most communities of 56,000 people that are no bigger than 11 square miles,…

Chamber Welcome

Welcome to the City of Arcadia! Arcadia prides itself as being a premier business location in the San Gabriel Valley and the region. In 2017, the city was awarded as…

Location and Transportation

Arcadia residents find it easy to get around the city by using multiple methods of public transportation. The 210 Freeway bisects the city, running along the San Gabriels from east…

Lodging and Accommodations

Arcadia has several brand-name hotels throughout the city; most are close to local restaurants and hot spots. A new luxury hotel will open soon at the corner of Huntington and…

Parks and Recreation

The City of Arcadia boasts nearly 20 parks, including one of the larger parks in all of Los Angeles County right in the heart of the city, and the city-owned…

History

Snapshots by Decade 1900s: Arcadia incorporated by founder Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin in 1903. Saloons in the tiny community were open 24/7 and a horse race track opened in 1907….

Education

One reason new residents flock to Arcadia is the high-class public schools, which are about as good as one can get. Arcadia often ranks in the top 10% for High…