5 days, from $2,359

Highlights

  • The sights and sound of the Tournament of Roses Parade is an experience of a lifetime.
  • The beautiful pageantry and tradition of magnificent floral floats, high-stepping equestrians and spirited marching bands highlight this popular holiday event.
  • Go behind the scenes in Pasadena and get an insider perspective on this famous parade and see how the floats are decorated and readied for their debut.
  • Ring in the New Year at America’s favorite New Year’s Celebration!

Itinerary for Tournament of Roses Parade 2021

Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Upon arrival at Los Angeles International Airport, transfer to your Long Beach hotel. The day is yours to enjoy at leisure. This evening join your Tour Guide and fellow travelers for a Dinner at a local restaurant.
Meals included: D

Thursday, December 30, 2021
Travel to Pasadena, where you will be fully immersed in the excitement around the Tournament of Roses. Tour the Float Barns as volunteers work around-the-clock to put the finishing touches on the magnificent Rose Parade floats. Afterwards enjoy your first viewing of the talented bands performing at the Tournament of Roses at Bandfest. Later enjoy a local lunch then back to the hotel for a free evening at leisure.
Meals included: B,L

Friday, December 31, 2021
After breakfast, take a journey through a hundred years of Hollywood history on a Paramount Pictures Studio Tour. Visit back lots, soundstages, and the prop warehouse as you experience Hollywood’s original movie studio in-person. Keep your eyes open, because you never know who you might see. Continue on after lunch to the Academy Awards Museum. Be among the first to visit this incredible museum, which includes six stories and over 50,000 square feet dedicated to the art and science of movies. Its galleries include photographs, films, posters, screenplays, historic motion picture objects, and more. After returning to the hotel rest up before our exciting New Year’s Eve Dessert Reception at the hotel with entertainment and a champagne toast at 9pm PST.
Meals included: B,L

Saturday, January 1, 2022
Happy New Year! Today will be a very early morning start and the highlight of your trip. The Tournament of Roses Parade is the parade of all parades and one of America’s favorite New Year’s Day Celebrations. More than one million spectators will line the streets of Pasadena to view this spectacular event and you will join them with prime viewing from reserved grandstand seats! Take in the aroma of the giant floral floats as they go by and enjoy an up-close view of the talented marching bands and dancers. After the parade, as box lunch will be served then a visit to the Huntington Museum for a wonderful historic and horticultural experience. The Botanical Gardens is an ever-changing exhibition of color, covering 120 acres with more than a dozen specialized gardens.
Meals included: B, L

Sunday, January 2, 2022
Your tour ends today with unforgettable memories of an iconic American tradition and your visit to California.
Meals included: B

5 days, from $2,359 USD