Welcome to La Cañada
La Cañada is a beautiful Los Angeles suburb situated along the western foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. With prestigious schools, upmarket real estate, and a charming rural feel that’s becoming increasingly rare in the LA area, La Cañada has quickly become one of California’s most sought-after places to live.
Despite its proximity to Los Angeles, La Cañada feels worlds away, offering a change of pace for those looking for refuge and peace from the bustling city. The neighborhood is a favorite among Los Angeles’ elite—from actors and industry folks, to executives at NASA’s nearby Jet Propulsion Lab—thanks to its combination of open-space living and easy commuting access to Downtown LA. Even with its high-profile residents, La Cañada maintains a low-key and small-town feel.
La Cañada offers a mix of real estate, with inventory ranging from bungalows priced upwards of $700,000, to multi-million dollar estates, all of which provide privacy, seclusion, and an appealing lifestyle for those who love the outdoors.
What to Love
- Outstanding public schools
- Semi-rural community feel
- Family-friendly lifestyle
- Luxurious homes
- Space and seclusion
People & Lifestyle
La Cañada has long been a favorite among Angelenos looking to escape the city, while still maintaining commuter access to LA. With large lots and upmarket homes, La Cañada attracts families, high-profile executives, and retirees craving more space, a tight-knit community, and freedom to enjoy all the area has to offer while also maintaining their privacy.
Many celebrities have called La Cañada home, including Vince Vaughn, Ron Howard, and Miley, and Billy Ray Cyrus, as have affluent young families looking for access to some of the best schools in the area, as well as an open and tranquil community to raise their kids.
La Cañada residents also enjoy all of the natural beauty this part of California has to offer, including Descanso Gardens, Hahamongna Watershed Park, and the many walking, biking, and horse trails nearby Angeles National Forest.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
La Cañada Flintridge Town Center
is the community’s retail hub, located centrally at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Angeles Crest Highway. With a number of shopping and restaurant options, as well as fitness studios, La Cañada Flintridge Town Center has something for everyone. Big box stores like Target and Homegoods provide one-stop shopping options, while smaller boutiques like J.Stern Home and Garden offer a selection of unique home accessories. You can also take a break from shopping with a meal at The Habit
or Luna Grill
You’ll find other popular restaurants along Foothill Boulevard, including dish for classic American fare, and Los Gringos Locos
for Mexican food. There is also a large movie theater nearby to enjoy the latest releases on the silver screen.
Things to Do
Due to its proximity to the Angeles National Forest
, enjoying the area’s natural beauty is a popular pastime and a large part of La Cañada’s lifestyle. The Flintridge Riding Club
is a neighborhood institution, offering a 40-acre equestrian riding facility, stabling amenities, and four major horse shows each year. Residents can also soak up the outdoors at Descanso Gardens
, a 150-acre botanical garden that boasts nine collections and a modern art gallery, and Memorial Park
, a community green space that hosts an annual Music in the Park Summer Concert Series and 4th of July parade.
La Cañada is also home to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab
, which offers free incredible tours to help visitors gain insight into the Laboratory's activities and accomplishments.
The nearby communities of Pasadena, Altadena, and La Crescenta-Montrose open up additional opportunities for recreation, entertainment, dining, and shopping, such as The Rose Bowl, Old Town Pasadena, and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
La Cañada is part of the La Cañada Unified School District, a high-achieving K-12 district with some of the best-rated public schools in the LA area.