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California New Year's Getaway

California New Year's Getaway

Ring in the New Year in sunny southern California. Enjoy prime seating at America's most popular parade and get an up-close view of the many parade floats. Learn all about the "Swallows Legion" at Mission San Juan Capistrano and witness spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean on Highway 1. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of Hollywood. Visit the popular desert resort town of Palm Springs and take a rich and famous tour of this exclusive celebrity mecca.

California's New Years Getaway

featuring the Tournament of Roses Parade

 

6 Days

 

December 29

 

 

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Round Trip Airfare

  • 5 Nights Accommodations at the Doubletree by Hilton in Orange, CA

  • 8 Meals: 5 Breakfasts and 3 Dinners featuring a Gala New Year’s Celebration

  • Reserved seats for the Tournament of Roses Parade

  • Post Parade Viewing of the parade floats

  • Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Hollywood

  • Rich and Famous Tour of Palm Springs

  • Visit San Juan Capistrano Mission and enjoy a drive on scenic Highway 1

  • Services of a Professional Tour Manager

 

Double Occupancy

$2399 pp

Triple Occupancy

$2379 pp

Single Occupancy

$3059 pp

 

Rates include $80 per person in air transportation taxes, fees & fuel surcharges—subject to change.  All rates are based on Boston & New York/New Jersey. Add $80 pp for Hartford.

 

Checked Baggage Charges:  Some airlines may impose additioanl charges for checked baggage.  This information will be given with final documents.

 

Travel Insured International Protection Plan is available at $145 pp Double/Triple and $194 pp Single. 

 

REAL ID OR PASSPORT REQUIRED:  Beginning October 1, 2020, any adult 18 years and older must have the new REAL ID or a Passport to travel via air within the United States.  Please contact your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for more information regarding a REAL ID.

 

 

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Day 1

Welcome in the New Year with an unforgettable holiday vacation. Today we get away to sunny southern California to enjoy the event of the year, the Tournament of Roses. For the next 5 nights you'll reside at the Doubletree by Hilton in Orange, CA. Enjoy a welcome dinner this evening.

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Day 2

This morning journey to the desert resort town of Palm Springs which was also known as Hollywood's playground. Here you will hear the tales of Palm Springs' famous resident's past and present. Visit the colorful neighborhoods, legendary secret spots with a local guide. Later, enjoy some free time to enjoy the city's main cultural and shopping thoroughfare and stroll the Palm Springs Walk of Fame. This evening you are free to explore the many restaurants and shops that are steps away from your hotel.

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Day 3

Today journey to California's stunning coast with a visit to Mission San Juan Capistrano. See the great stone church and the many abode buildings and relive mission life as it was in late 1700's. Next travel on famous Highway 1 for amazing views of the coastline. Visit Laguna and Newport Beaches and witness spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. This evening enjoy a delicious dinner and New Year's Gala at your hotel.

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Day 4

Rise and shine this morning as you travel to Pasadena for the celebration of the 131st annual Tournament of Roses Parade. You'll have reserved grandstand seats to view one of the most photographed events in the world. Beautiful floral floats and marching bands from all over North America combine to create a parade like no other. Later, enjoy a fascinating close up look at these elaborately crafted floats which will be on display after the parade comes to an end. You'll see many spectacular floral displays and marvel over the thousands of fragrant cut flowers that makes this one of the world's most popular parades.

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Day 5

Discover Hollywood today with a most memorable behind-the-scenes walking tour. You'll go to places normally closed to the public as you visit movie locations and celebrities' favorite hidden hideaways. Take a stroll on the Awards Walk home to the Academy Awards and place your feet in the footprints of your favorite celebrity at the Chinese Theatre. Later join the motor coach to view Sunset Boulevard and the Farmers Market. Later, return to your hotel before visiting a popular local restaurant for a farewell dinner.

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Day 6

We must bid goodbye to sunny California this morning as the New Year's festivities come to an end. What wonderful memories you will carry with you as you travel to the airport for your return flight home.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Doubletree by Hilton (Orange)

Located in Orange and just outside of beautiful Anaheim, DoubleTree Anaheim-Orange offers easy access to all of the area's exciting attractions. You'll find all the amenities you'd expect from a modern hotel including a cafe, restaurant, fitness center, outdoor sports courts and a pool. Guest rooms include air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, free WiFi, alarm clock, hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Enjoy shopping and entertainment at the open-air outlet mall only steps away from the hotel. Unpack just once during your 5-night stay in sunny, southern California!

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