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Go behind the scenes in Pasadena to experience the Rose Parade, America's most famous New Year's celebration. Ring in the New Year with a festive dinner and dance gala complete with hats, live music, party favors, and champagne. The highlight of this Tournament of Roses tour is the Rose Parade, where you’ll enjoy specially selected, reserved grandstand seats only minutes from the beginning of the parade route.You’ll even receive an official Parade Program as a souvenir! Another tour highlight is a visit to the post-parade viewing area, where you’ll get up close and personal with the parade and smell the roses and other flowers that adorn the floats. Enjoy a farewell dinner on board the RMS Queen Mary, a special adventure Globus offers to celebrate this Rose Parade tour!
In addition to enjoying a sightseeing tour of Los Angeles, you’ll also visit the Ronald Regan Presidential Library, celebrating the life of the 40th U.S. President—another unique experience arranged by Globus. This year, don’t just watch the Rose Parade on TV; see it live with prime viewing seats!
LOS ANGELES Sightseeing; visit the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library; New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance Gala; grandstand seats for the Tournament of Roses Parade; Official Parade Program; post-parade float viewing; farewell dinner on board the RMS Queen Mary
Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
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Welcome to Los Angeles! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
This morning, depart on a Los Angeles city tour that takes you from Olvera Street, the oldest thoroughfare in the city, to Hollywood. Then visit the final resting place of Ronald Wilson Reagan, the RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY, celebrating the life of the 40th U.S. President. This evening, join your traveling companions at a special Globus New Year’s Eve DINNER & DANCE GALA, complete with hats, party favors, live music, and, of course, champagne!
Happy New Year! Get ready for one of the world’s most popular parades—you’ll see it live! Globus has specially selected RESERVED GRANDSTAND SEATS only minutes from the beginning of the parade route for prime viewing. See the spectacular floral floats, marching bands from around the world, and celebrities. You’ll also receive the official PARADE PROGRAM to take home as a special souvenir. After the parade, return to the hotel for a New Year’s Day lunch. Later, for those who wish, join a trip to Santa Monica, where you can walk the famous pier, shop the 3rd Street Promenade, or dip your toes into the ocean.
This morning, view the individual floats in the POST-PARADE VIEWING AREA. For many, this is the highlight of the entire event, as you can get up close and smell the roses. Be sure to bring your camera for amazing photo opportunities! Tonight, another special treat: a farewell dinner on board the historic RMS QUEEN MARY.
The tour ends today with guests departing on individual schedules.
On selected tours you can extend your time at the beginning or end of your holiday. To book your holiday with an extension, call us on 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.
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This morning, transfer to the train station and board AMTRAK’S Pacific Surfliner train bound for San Diego, California’s second-largest city. During your train ride, enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, sandy beaches, and quaint coastal towns. Upon arrival in San Diego, you will be met by a Globus Host who will help you transfer to your hotel and answer any questions about your stay.
Experience San Diego at your leisure, featuring an idyllic climate and 70 miles of beaches. Perhaps visit San Diego’s world-famous zoo or take a harbor cruise, complete with dinner and dancing.
The tour ends after breakfast with guests departing on individual schedules.
To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.
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The L.A. Hotel Downtown, located in the financial, entertainment and theatre district of downtown Los Angeles, is a 14-story hotel with award-winning architectural design, mirrored facade and glass-enclosed atrium.
333 S Figueroa St Los Angeles, CA USA
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We are a member of ABTA and our flight-inclusive holidays are protected by ATOL. If your holiday is cancelled for any reason, you’ll receive a full refund.