Duarte

Positioned just south of the San Gabriel Mountains, Duarte is a small and diverse city that boasts 14 scenic parks set on 52-acres, top-rated schools, a performing arts center, Rancho Duarte Golf Course, and a historical society and museum. The family-friendly town holds an annual Salute to Route 66 Parade on its main drag, Huntington Drive, along with outdoor movie screenings, nature walks, and summer concerts. Locals love the flavorful paletas at La Michoacana Superior, Filipino home cooking at Art’s Kitchen, and tasty pho from 5 Stars Hue and Westfield Santa Anita (Nordstrom, Kate Spade, MUJI) is minutes away for convenient shopping. Located just 21 miles from Los Angeles, there’s a Metro Gold Line station right across from the world-renowned City of Hope National Medical Center. Ranch is the predominant style of house, but Spanish-inspired townhomes, new construction, and large lots are all for sale.