5 Nights at One Hotel • Tournament of Roses Parade • New Year’s Eve Dinner Party • Lunch at Lawry’s in Beverly Hills • Showcase of Floats • Richard Nixon Library & Museum • Hollywood & Beverly Hills Tour • Rodeo Drive • Grauman’s Chinese Theatre • Hollywood Walk of Fame • Mission San Juan Capistrano • Newport Beach & Laguna Beach • San Diego City Tour • San Diego Harbor Cruise
5 Nights Hotel Accommodations, 8 Meals, Tour Director, Motorcoach Transportation, Admissions per Itinerary, Sightseeing per Itinerary, Baggage Handling
TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL EASY 1 2 3 4 ACTIVE
Day 1 - Arrive Southern California†
Welcome to beautiful Southern California. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel for the next five nights, the Hotel Irvine, located in the city of Irvine in Orange County featuring 536 stylish rooms, multiple on site dining options and close to world-class shopping & restaurants. The modern hotel features 24/7 fitness center & room delivery, pool, complimentary wifi & in-room refrigerator for your convenience. Orange County or “The OC” stands out as one of the state’s most iconic destinations featuring manicured beach towns, celebrated theme parks & incredible shopping all framed by oceanfront towns and luxury yachts. This evening enjoy a Welcome Dinner to get acquainted with your fellow travelers. (D)
Day 2 - San Juan Capistrano-Newport Beach-Laguna Beach-New Year’s Eve!
This morning sit back, relax and explore some of Orange County’s most famous sights and beach towns. First a short ride south brings you to San Juan Capistrano to visit the beautiful Mission San Juan Capistrano, one of the original missions built by the Spanish. Next travel up the famous Highway 1 for spectacular coastal views. Drive through Dana Point & stop to visit both Laguna Beach & Newport Beach, quaint seaside cities with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. From Newport a short ride returns you to your hotel to get ready for a fun filled evening. Enjoy an exciting night to welcome in the New Year during your New Year’s Eve Dinner Party. The event will be filled with dining, dancing to live band music and the games of a ‘Monte Carlo’ style casino. There will be party hats, favors, drawing for prizes and a champagne toast to ring in the New Year! (B,D)
Day 3 - New Year’s Day-Rose Parade-Hollywood Tour
Happy New Year! Get up early this morning for breakfast & then it is off to experience the ‘parade of all parades’ - the Tournament of Roses Parade. Experience reserved grandstand seats for the ultimate in up-close viewing during the parade. After the parade enjoy Lunch at the famous Lawry’s Restaurant in Beverly Hills. After lunch embark on a panoramic Hollywood & Beverly Hills Tour featuring Grauman’s Chinese Theater, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Rodeo Drive. Later return to Irvine and enjoy the remainder of the day & evening at leisure. (B)
Day 4 - Floats On Display - Nixon Library
This morning enjoy the Showcase of Floats where the floral masterpieces are parked in Pasadena, allowing you to further appreciate the design and workmanship that goes into their creation. Walk within a few feet of the floats and see the creativity and detail. Later visit the Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum featuring nearly 70 new exhibits, a replica of President Nixon’s Oval Office, the spectacular First Lady’s Garden, the President’s faithfully restored 1910 birthplace, a replica of the White House East Room and the flower- ringed memorial sites of President and Mrs. Nixon. The remainder of the day is at leisure. This evening there will be a shuttle available to Downtown Disney for shopping and dining. (B)
Day 5 - San Diego City Tour - San Diego Harbor Cruise
Today travel south to visit San Diego. Enjoy a San Diego City Tour including the historic Gaslamp District, the bustling Embarcadero, Balboa Park and historic Old Town - San Diego. This afternoon enjoy a leisurely San Diego Harbor Cruise featuring views of the San Diego Skyline, Seaport Village, Coronado Bridge, Coronado Island and sea life along with facts & history about the unique waterfront. This evening join your fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner at a popular San Diego restaurant. After dinner head back to your hotel. (B,D)
Day 6 - Depart for Home†
Today fly home filled with wonderful memories of your Rose Parade New Year’s Tour. (B)
†Land only rates do not include hotel transfers. Roundtrip air package includes hotel transfers.