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Tournament of Roses Parade

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - Sunday, January 3, 2021



Tour Highlights / Inclusions:  (Inclusions subject to change)

*7 Meals (4 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners)

*Roundtrip airport transfers

*Spend 4 nights in Long Beach,

   ranked as one of the most walkable cities in America

*See the sights of Los Angeles and Hollywood 

  on a narrated Sight and Sounds Tour with a local guide

  including Our Lady of the Angeles Cathedral,

  Disney Concert Hall and Grauman’s Chinese Theater

*Gala private New Year’s Eve dinner and 

  dancing with live orchestra and champagne toast 

  to ring in the New Year!

* Reserved seating for the 132nd Tournament of Roses Parade,

  featuring the beautiful pageantry and steeped in tradition

*See the fabulous “Showcase of the Floats” and view your 

  favorite floats up close and marvel at the creation and construction of the world’s most spectacular 

  parade floats

*Visit the J. Paul Getty Museum with its fabulous collection of Western art from the middle ages to the

  present

*Optional excursion to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, which chronicles the storied career of

  Ronald Reagan that spanned more than five decades

*Enjoy a fabulous farewell dinner aboard the legendary Queen Mary, at one time the grandest ocean

  liner in the world and gain a unique glimpse into a bygone era

*Round Trip Airfare from St. Louis, MO

*Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation

*Tour Protection Plan Available Upon Request

Departures:

- Mid-American Coaches, Washington, MO - Depart: TBD

- Lowe’s Store, Kirkwood, MO - TBD

Monday, December 30 - Arrive in Southern California

Welcome to the Granddaddy of parades, the 132nd Tournament of Roses Parade, featuring the beautiful pageantry and tradition of magnificent floral floats, high-stepping equestrians and spirited marching bands. For four nights, stay at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel. Join your Tour Manager tonight for a welcome orientation.

Tuesday, December 31 - Los Angeles Sightseeing Tour and New Year’s Eve Festivities

Today a local guide conducts a tour of Los Angeles and Hollywood. From the Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral to the new Disney Concert Hall, home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the tour is a blend of old and new. See the Hollywood Bowl, Kodak Theater and the legendary Grauman’s Chinese Theater. This evening, ring in the New Year with your newfound friends at a private New Year’s Eve gala event. Put on your dancing shoes as a live orchestra fills the room with sounds from yesterday and today. Enjoy a spectacular dinner and champagne toast to celebrate the dawning of a New Year. (B,D) 

Wednesday, January 1 - 132nd Tournament of Roses Parade and “Showcase of the Floats”

The event you came for is about to begin. You have reserved bleacher seats along Colorado Boulevard and after breakfast you depart for the Tournament of Roses Parade. View the animated floats, the precision of the marching bands and the equestrian teams as you become part of an event that is seen throughout the world by millions. In the afternoon, go behind the scenes in Pasadena for the fabulous post-parade “Showcase of the Floats” to see your favorite floats up close. Marvel at the thousands of various flowers from around the world that were used to create the world’s most imaginative floats. 

(B,L)

Thursday, January 2 - J. Paul Getty Museum and the Queen Mary 

Today, visit the J. Paul Getty Museum, a testament to the enjoyment and understanding of the visual arts. The museum contains a collection of Western art from the middle ages to the present and is one of the most visited museums in the nation. The afternoon has been left free for you to relax and enjoy the California sun. An optional excursion to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is available. Tonight, be transported back in time aboard the legendary Queen Mary. Once the grandest ocean liner in the world, the Queen Mary is now a full-service hotel, historical landmark and fine dining venue. Enjoy a fabulous farewell dinner and gain a unique glimpse into a bygone era when steamships were the most regal way to travel. (B,D)

Friday, January 3 - Homeward Bound

Your transfer from the hotel to the airport is included for your flight home. Your Tour Manager will help you with arrangements to Los Angeles International Airport. (B)

Hotel Accommodations

Renaissance Hotel, Long Beach, California

Tour Cost:

$2,949.00 per person - Double Room

$3,518.00 per person - Single Room

Deposit of $450.00 due upon reserving.  

Balance due by October 23, 2020