Tournament Of Roses Parade

Long Beach, Pasadena, Hollywood

The Tournament or Roses Parade is a New Year's tradition. Enjoy the sights and sounds surrounding this granddaddy of all parades for a one-of-a-kind memorable travel experience.

Our prices start from

$ 2,359 LAND ONLY

5 Days • GUIDED • 7 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Services of a AAA host
  • Services of a tour manager
  • All on-tour transportation and related fees
  • Airport transfers (Restrictions apply)
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches


Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Long Beach

Hyatt Regency Long Beach Hotel or Similar

Upon arrival at Los Angeles International Airport, transfer to your Long Beach hotel. The day is yours to enjoy at leisure. This evening join your tour guide and fellow travelers for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 2 - Long Beach - Pasadena - Long Beach

Float Construction Tour and Bandfest.

Hyatt Regency Long Beach Hotel or Similar

Breakfast, Lunch Included

Travel to Pasadena, where you will be fully immersed in the excitement around the Tournament of Roses. Learn about float construction and see how the professionals, as well as hard working volunteers prepare and add last minute touches to the magnificent floats. Afterward enjoy your first viewing of the talented bands performing at the Tournament of Roses at Bandfest. Later enjoy a local lunch then back to the hotel for a free evening at leisure.

Day 3 - Long Beach - Hollywood - Long Beach

New Year's Eve Celebration.

Hyatt Regency Long Beach Hotel or Similar

Breakfast, Lunch Included

Today begins with breakfast on the iconic Queen Mary. The Queen Mary's history is full of action, adventure and romance. Explore the ship from bow to stern and learn how she earned her nickname the "haunted ship." Feel like a movie star for the day as you explore on your Hollywood tour and a visit to Paramount Studios. Before heading back to the hotel the group will stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Then onto the hotel to prepare for the big night. Ring in the New Year during our dessert and champagne reception* complete with dancing.

*The New Year's reception will celebrate the New Year on East Coast time as departure for tomorrow's festivities are quite early.

Day 4 - Long Beach - Pasadena (Parade) - Santa Monica - Long Beach

Tournament of Roses Parade.

Hyatt Regency Long Beach Hotel or Similar

Breakfast, Lunch Included

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Today will be an early morning start and the highlight of your trip. The Tournament of Roses Parade is the parade of all parades and one of America's favorite New Year's Day Celebrations. More than one million spectators will line the streets of Pasadena to view this spectacular event and you will join them with prime viewing from reserved grandstand seats! Take in the aroma of the giant floral floats as they go by and enjoy an up-close view of the talented marching bands and dancers. This is true Americana. After the parade, a box lunch will be served and then a visit to the Huntington Museum for a wonderful historic and horticultural experience. The Botanical Gardens is an ever-changing exhibition of color, covering 120 acres with more than a dozen specialized gardens.

Day 5 - Long Beach

Breakfast Included

Your tour ends today with unforgettable memories of an iconic American tradition and your visit to California. Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

2021 Tour Dates


Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on December 29, 2021 travel date.

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AAA Complimentary Inclusion: Tournament of Roses float construction tour.

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