The locals refer to Claremont as the town full of trees and PhDs, and it’s easy to sense why: trees line and cover the streets of claremont, Instantly transporting you as you exit the 10 freeway from the craziness of LA into the laid back lifestyle of this college town.  the claremont colleges are located here, adding youth and culture that is evident in the many festivals, performing arts, and speaker series that occur throughout the year.