Claremont is a small and beautiful college town in Los Angeles County, in the state of California, United States of America. Sitting on the base of Gabriel Mountains, this town of 35.000 people is nicknamed The City of Trees and PhDs. Claremont is famous for its great educational institutions, tree lined streets and historical buildings. In 2007, Claremont was listed by CNN on the fifth spot in the top of the cities that are considered the best to live in on the territory of the United States. Notable residents of Claremont include Jessica Alba, Snoop Dog and Frank Zappa. If you want to visit California, make sure to make a stop in Claremont and see its wonderful attractions.
Top Attractions within Claremont
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is located in Claremont on an area of 86 acres where you can find the largest collection of Californian plants - over 2000 species. The garden has three important areas - Indian Hill Mesa, East Alluvial Gardens and Plant Communities. This place is great for a great day of relaxation and enjoying the most beautiful views of Claremont.
Claremont Museum of Art is the greatest art collection in Claremont and the place is also a venue of numerous events, family projects and temporary exhibitions. The mission of the museum is to promote the arts within the limits of Claremont and to permanently support the local artist through various art projects, especially designed for the youth.
The Claremont Colleges are a great attraction especially for alumni or future students. Inside the campus you can see Pomona College - established in 1887, Claremont Graduate University - since 1925, SCRIPPS - The Women's College in Claremont, founded in 1926, Harvey Mudd College, since 1955, Pitzer College - founded in 1963 and the youngest among them - Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, existing since 1997.