A traveler’s best friend, Distant Lands houses everything from an on-site travel agency to a fabulous library of books and maps. The staff members are all passionate travelers, so you’re likely to get good advice just in conversation, and they’ll point you toward the best books for your destination — or your daydreaming. Check out the regular events of slideshows and talk by experienced travelers.
Staples: Guidebooks, maps, phrasebooks and a wonderful array of gifts and gadgets for travelers.
Don’t Miss: The quality luggage and the chic travel wear for men and women.
We Like: The personal service, and the fabulous Kenton Nelson mural behind the counter.
Travel & Books | 56 S. Raymond Ave., Old Pasadena | 800.310.3220, distantlands.com