Start the day early with a Buffet Breakfast then depart to visit the Irwindale Float Barns as the final touches are being placed on the award-winning Fiesta Rose Parade floats. Journey to the Boulevard of the Stars in Hollywood, - Take pictures of the Hollywood Sign – the hands and footprints at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Take a stroll through the famous Farmer Market in the Fairfax District. You will have a chance to have a bite to eat at its many eateries. Your bus will also pass through Beverly Hills. Your guide will point out the famous Rodeo Drive where the rich and famous shop. Then, to Getty Villa – re-created country home filled with Roman & Greek antiquities.
FLOATS TOUR – CITY TOUR – GETTY VILLA
Welcome to Los Angeles! Tonight, at approximately 7 PM, enjoy a Welcome Reception with your fellow travelers and your Tour Host will have an orientation meeting and pick up your name badges and Rose Parade Programs. We recommend that you select flights which arrive LAX no later than 5 PM, if possible.
ARRIVE LOS ANGELES
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An early arise and shine to a Happy New Year! After breakfast we depart for Pasadena. Our seats will be located near the start of the Rose Parade. Near the TV cameras on Colorado Boulevard `The sun will be at your back which will make for great picture taking of the spectacular floats. Following the parade your tour guide will direct you back to the bus for trip to Long Beach. Touring the Queen Mary - retired British ocean liner that sailed the Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967. Return to the hotel for Farewell Dinner.
ROSE PARADE – QUEEN MARY TOUR
After breakfast, depart Los Angeles to return home.