Known For: Glendora is a quiet little nook, nestled up against the Eastern part of the San Gabriel Mountains. Glendora boasts a scenic downtown area, known as the Glendora Village, that really inspires memories of classic, small town America. Glendora is also home to numerous hiking trails and biking trails, given its proximity to the Mountains. The city boasts a very quiet and cozy feel for its residents. Glendora is a small, quiet, escape from the hustle and bustle that is mostly associated with Southern California.
Area: Glendora is in a prime location to reach both jobs and schools near or far. The city is less than an hour away from the Ontario International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and is close to numerous Metrolink stations (The Metrolink is a train that runs back and forth between Los Angeles and San Bernardino).
Glendora has a highly regarded public school district (Glendora Unified School District) that houses five elementary schools (Cullen, La Fetra, Sellers, Stanton, Sutherland), two Junior High Schools (Goddard, Sandburg) and one High School (Glendora). All schools offer a plethora of extracurricular activities that range from sports to academics, as well as summer school programs.
Glendora is centrally located near Pasadena City College, Citrus Community College, and Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC), and not overly far from Chaffey College to the East. All schools are easily accessible by car, bus, or Metrolink allowing every member of the community to grow and prosper.
Glendora is also gifted with easy access to two major freeways: the 210 freeway and the 57 freeway, making Glendora a great suburb for citizens that commute to one of Southern California’s major cities. With multiple entrances and exits onto both Interstates, Glendora is well equipped to deal with the needs of commuters.
Recreation: Glendora boasts a large number of beautiful recreational parks, and puts on a lot of community events that all of its residents, young or old, are able to enjoy. The city is also a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Glendora’s location at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains provides many hiking trails and biking trails that are enjoyed by people from all around the Inland Empire. The heart of Glendora is the Glendora Village, the name given to its beautiful downtown area. The street boasts a number of local shops and restaurants, that help to create a small town, classic feel that really embodies what Glendora is all about. Glendora is a small, quiet, escape from the hustle and bustle that is mostly associated with Southern California.
Newport Beach: 44 miles; 46 minutes
Los Angeles: 27 miles; 38 minutes
San Diego: 121 miles; 1 hour, 50 minutes
Big Bear: 79 miles; 1 hour, 40 minutes
Disneyland: 30 miles; 38 minutes
Las Vegas: 248 miles; 3 hours, 28 minutes