TOURNAMENT OF ROSES - 2017
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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 favours, 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 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!
Visit the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
Enjoy a farewell dinner on board the historic RMS Queen Mary
Extend your trip to San Diego (AX2)
- LOS ANGELES Visit the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library; New Year's Eve Dinner & Dance Gala; grandstand seats for the Tournament of Roses Parade; Official Parade Program; sightseeing including the post-parade float viewing; the Getty Museum; farewell dinner on board the RMS Queen Mary.
- FREE WI-FI
Available on your motorcoach and in most hotels.
- INSIDE VISITS and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions. Visit our website for details and conditions.
Breakfast (B) daily, 1 New Year's Day brunch (BR), 2 three-course dinners (D) including a New Year's Eve Dinner & Dance Gala and special farewell dinner.
Day by Day
ARRIVE IN LOS ANGELES.
Welcome to Los Angeles! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
This morning, depart on a Los Angeles city tour, followed by a visit to the RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY, celebrating the life of the 40th U.S. President. This evening, join your travelling companions at a special Globus New Year's Eve DINNER & DANCE GALA, complete with hats, party favours, live music, and, of course, champagne! (B,D)
LOS ANGELES. TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE.
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 an elaborate New Year's day BRUNCH. 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. (B,BR)
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! Later, we visit the GETTY MUSEUM with its collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present. Another special treat tonight: a farewell dinner onboard the historic RMS QUEEN MARY. (B,D)
The tour ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are provided. (B)
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