San Marino is situated between the San Rafael Hills between Pasadena and San Gabriel. The area is known as being a lovely suburban and residential area being that the city is a total of four miles. San Marino is known for its plethora of historical architectural homes on large lots. The beautiful tree lined streets are a major draw to the area. The San Marino Unified School District is consistently known for its superior education, being the Best School District in California for 2015. From the Huntington Gardens to fine restaurants to strolling on beautiful Mission Street, San Marino is a wonderful place to live.