Tournament of Roses (AX) - 2016

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5 Day Tour from Los Angeles to Los Angeles


Tournament of Roses
See the spectacular floral floats
See the spectacular floral floats
Walk along the sandy beaches of Los Angeles
Sit back and enjoy the Tournament of Roses Parade
The palm trees line the streets of LA
Watch as the colorful floats decorated with thousands of flowers pass by
The dazzling Los Angeles skyline
Enjoy the always colorful Tournament of Roses Parade
The busy city of Los Angeles at night
The Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California

Vacation Overview

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 in Pasadena, 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 the pre-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 Getty Museum to see its extensive art collection and 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!


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Visit the Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and the Getty Museum; New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance Gala; sightseeing, including the pre-parade and post-parade float viewing; grandstand seats for the Tournament of Roses Parade; Official Parade Program; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite farewell dinner on board the RMS Queen Mary


DAY 1Arrive in Los Angeles

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.

The palm trees line the streets of LA Los Angeles, California 
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DAY 2Los Angeles

This morning, visit the Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY, celebrating the life of the 40th U.S. President. Later, we visit the GETTY MUSEUM, which houses a collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present. 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! (Breakfast, Dinner)

Enjoy the open architecture of the Getty Museum 
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DAY 3Los Angeles

Happy New Year! Start today with the opportunity to view the individual floats in the PRE-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! Later, enjoy sightseeing in this exciting metropolis that takes you from Olvera Street, the oldest thoroughfare in the city, to Hollywood. Step into the shoeprints of famous movie stars at TCL Chinese Theatre and see Sunset Strip and Rodeo Drive. Additional sights include the Cathedral of the Angels, Disney Concert Hall, and the famous Santa Monica Pier. (Breakfast)

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DAY 4Los Angeles. Tournament of Roses Parade

This morning, 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. This afternoon, those that wish may attend the POST-PARADE viewing. Another special treat tonight: a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite farewell dinner onboard the historic RMS QUEEN MARY. (Breakfast, Dinner)

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DAY 5Los Angeles

The tour ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are provided. (Breakfast)

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Breakfast daily, 2 three-course dinners including a New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance Gala and special farewell dinner

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