December 29, 2021 - January 3, 2022
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December 29, 2021 -- WELCOME TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
When your flight lands in Southern California, you’ll make your way to the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa where your experience will begin upon check-in. Welcome dinner at the hotel is planned as you settle in and get ready for a one-of-a-kind Rose Parade experience. (DINNER)
December 30, 2021 -- FLOAT DECORATING TOUR WITH LUNCH AND ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES
After breakfast, all guests will see the finishing touches being put on the Tournament of Roses parade floats before they head down Colorado Blvd. You’ll enjoy a delicious three-course luncheon at the famous Lawry’s The Prime Rib in Beverly Hills followed by
an afternoon visit to the NEW Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. (BREAKFAST AND
December 31, 2021 -- CHOICE OF HOW TO SPEND THE DAY AND A NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA CELEBRATION
Start your day with a buffet breakfast before heading off to your choice of attractions:
Option #1 - HOLLYWOOD CITY TOUR AND STUDIO TOUR: Experience Hollywood like never before! Take a guided tour of a working Hollywood Studio. You’ll see where the movie magic is made and learn about the rich history of the film industry. The day would not be complete without a Hollywood City Tour. The history of Hollywood will come to life as you explore Hollywood’s Past and Present. Your knowledgeable tour guide will take you to the center of the glitz and glam. Visit Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and much more. Lunch will be on your own at Universal CityWalk.
Option #2 - CATALINA ISLAND: You’ll board one of the Catalina Express ferries for a short one-hour cruise to the island. These vessels offer both inside and outside seating, as well as a snack bar and restroom facilities onboard for your comfort. You’ll log some 26 miles as you sail along the Pacific ocean over to Catalina Island. Once you arrive, the day is yours to get acquainted with The storybook town of Avalon, which you’ll find is packed with boutiques, restaurants, and things to do! You might want to take a tour of the historic Casino, take a guided tour of Avalon, or rent a golf cart or bicycle to sightsee on your own this afternoon.
The evening is filled with elegant dining, dancing to a live band, and the fun of a live
“Monte Carlo” style casino. There will be hats and party favors, a drawing for exciting
prizes, and a champagne toast to ring in 2022! (BREAKFAST AND DINNER)
January 1, 2022 -- 133rd TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BACKYARD STYLE BBQ AND EVENING ENTERTAINMENT
Enjoy an early morning buffet breakfast at the hotel before heading to Pasadena where you will have reserved premium grandstand seats as you watch the Rose Parade make its way down Colorado Boulevard. A souvenir program and blanket are included. After the parade, you’ll return to the hotel for a special Southern California Backyard Style BBQ. The remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure. In the evening, we will transform the ballroom into a cinema for a private viewing of a Hollywood favorite. (BREAKFAST AND LUNCH)
January 2, 2022 -- SHOWCASE OF FLOATS, DOWNTOWN DISNEY AND
Another hearty buffet breakfast is included before you travel back to Pasadena to see the floats on display at the spectacular “Showcase of Floats” event. After viewing the floats, you’ll spend the afternoon at Downtown Disney for lunch and shopping. You’ll
celebrate a great week with a special waterfront farewell dinner overlooking Newport
Harbor. (BREAKFAST AND DINNER)
January 3, 2022 -- HOMEWARD BOUND
After breakfast, you’ll bid farewell to new friends as you depart the hotel to make your
way home. (BREAKFAST)
5 nights at the Hilton Orange County
Rose Parade Float Decorating Tour
Lunch at Lawry’s The Prime Rib in Beverly Hills
Excursion Option - Each guest’s choice:
Hollywood Studio Tour and City Tour
Private New Year’s Eve Gala
Premium reserved grandstand seating for
the 133rd Tournament of Roses Parade
Southern California Style Backyard BBQ
Movie Night at the hotel
Admission to the Showcase of Floats
Farewell Dinner in Newport Beach
Fully escorted by a Knowledgeable Tour Director
Deluxe motorcoach transportation
10 Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
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