Vacations departing December 2022
Best of Hawaii Four-Island Tour
Hawaii Vacation Package Details
Enjoy our always popular 4 island Hawaii vacation package. It’s packed with fun, and you’ll enjoy the friendly, knowledgeable guidance of local Tour Director whose years of experience make them the best guides in all of Hawaii!
Start in Oahu with three days of fun and relaxation. There is plenty of time to unwind on your own in between memorable activities like the Pearl Harbor Tour, where you will learn about the day that would live in infamy. Poignant and powerful, take the site in and pay your respects before visiting the National Cemetery of the Pacific.
Continue to the Big Island where you will come to appreciate all the gifts the rich soil and tropical environment provide. Explore Volcanoes National Park and stroll along a black sand beach.
Next, take a quick flight to Kauai, nicknamed the "Garden Isle" for its daily rainbows and vibrantly green rainforests. Visit the spectacular Opaekaa Falls, and take a blissful riverboat cruise on the Wailua River down to the tropical Fern Grotto.
Your tour concludes on Maui, Hawaii’s second largest island. Take a sightseeing tour with stops in Iao Valley and Lahaina, the enjoy this golfer’s paradise at your leisure, ending with a scrumptious Hawaiian Farewell Breakfast.
German Christmas Markets
Europe Vacation Package Details
Immerse yourself in the festive traditions of Germany at Christmastime with this tour of 7 German Christmas Markets! The air is perfumed with the tempting aromas of mulled wine, roasted nuts, and spicy sweet gingerbread, and the streets are colorfully aglow in glistening lights. Enjoy Germany stunningly bedecked in its full Christmas regalia as you visit its legendary Christmas Markets.
Munich is never prettier than during the holidays when the city is lit up and decorated. The Marienplatz is the epicenter of Christmas cheer, where a massive tree sparkles with lights and ornaments. Not to be outdone, Nuremberg’s Christmas market is the largest in the country. You can snack on roasted almonds while you walk through the cobblestoned streets of Old Town, past traditional garland-lined stalls, and old-fashioned carousels.
You'll feel like you traveled back to 1434 at Dresden’s marvelous Christmas Market. The oldest in Germany, this market is centered around a 45-foot-tall Christmas pyramid and the world’s largest nutcracker.
Your tour ends in Germany’s capital. Luminously alight, Berlin comes alive during Christmas. Its market is full of handicrafts, pottery, and handmade toys and ornaments. It also offers an outdoor winters sports center to enjoy after you’ve had your fill of shopping and seasonal treats.
Rose Parade & Coastal California Tour
Rose Parade Vacation Package Details
Fully immerse yourself in the pomp and circumstance of the 134th Rose Parade, then take the scenic route up the California coast to San Francisco.
Los Angeles is abuzz in the days leading up to the Rose Parade, and you'll be in the middle of the excitement. You'll enjoy behind-the-scenes access to the float barn where the flower-covered stars of the parade are getting their finishing touches by a huge team of volunteers. Add to that a private presentation and dinner with the Tournament of Roses Committee, and you'll be an expert by the time the parade begins. The day of the Rose Parade, your grandstand seats are perfectly placed for optimum parade viewing.
The excitement of the Rose Parade will fade into the background as you travel up the coast to scenic beachside towns and landmarks, including Santa Barbara, Pismo Beach, and Monterey. One of the grandest homes in the world, Hearst Castle, overlooks the waves in San Simeon. Is it any wonder that presidents and Golden Age movie stars looked forward to an invite?
Your journey ends in San Francisco with a tour of Alcatraz, the world's most notorious prison, followed by a tour of city's top landmarks. This is a New Year adventure you'll never forget!
Rose Parade & Los Angeles Tour
Rose Parade Vacation Package Details
Experience the spectacular stagecraft and creativity of the 134th Rose Parade, the perfect way to ring in the new year. There is plenty to do in the City of Angels in the days leading up to the Rose Parade, from watching the sun set over the Pacific to taking a stroll down the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Join in the excitement of the Rose Parade by taking a behind-the-scenes look at the floats. It’s a flurry of activity in the Rose Parade Event Tent, where dedicated teams are putting the final touches on the massive flower-covered floats. YMT guests are also invited to a private event with the Tournament of Roses Committee. Learn the history and traditions of the parade from the legendary White Suiters, the exclusive team of volunteers who make the parade possible.
When it’s finally time for the parade, you’ll be front and center for all the fun. YMT’s grandstand seats line the central stretch of the parade route. Watch jubilant marching bands, equestrian units, the celebrity Grand Marshal, and the world’s most elaborate floats pass by from some of the best seats in the house. What a way to welcome 2023!