Rose Parade & Hawaii Cruise

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Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

12 Days
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Introduction

Ring in the new year in two of America’s most popular vacation destinations — Los Angeles and Hawaii — on this amazing cruise tour. Start at the spectacular Rose Parade in Los Angeles, then slow it down on a relaxing cruise through the breathtakingly beautiful Hawaiian Islands.

Trip Includes

Sightseeing
  • Los Angeles
  • Pasadena
  • Oahu
  • Maui
  • Hawaii
  • Kauai
Complimentary Gift Bag
  • Official Rose Parade Program
  • Official Rose Parade Pin
  • YMT Seat Cushion
  • YMT Tote Bag
Cruise Accommodations
  • 7 Nights
  • Cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America
Hotel Accommodations
  • 4 Nights
  • Moderate hotels based on twin/double occupancy
Meals
  • All meals onboard ship
  • 1 Breakfast and 1 Dinner on land portion
Service
  • A professionally trained local tour director who is knowledgeable of the area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
Baggage Handling
  • To and from your hotel room throughout your land tour for one piece of Checked Baggage per person.

Activity Level

Relaxed
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Trip Highlights

  • Experience the 132nd Tournament of Roses Parade from your reserved grandstand seats
  • Tour Los Angeles and see the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Chinese Theatre, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Enjoy a pre-parade viewing of the Rose Parade floats in Pasadena
  • Included flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu
  • Cruise in style aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America with its 14 restaurants, 9 bars, and numerous entertainment facilities
  • Visit the 4 main Hawaiian Islands

Limited Time Offer 3 Meal Specialty Dining Package Set Sail Offer

*Inside Cabins receive choice of Free Beverage Package OR Free Internet. Ocean View and Balcony Cabins receive both free Beverage Package and Free Internet. Beverage Package require additional service fees. Web prices reflect Instant Rebate pricing. Offers valid for new bookings only and subject to availability. Offer may be cancelled at any time. Click here to view additional offer details.

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Rose Parade & Hawaii Cruise

Tours Starts:Los Angeles, CA

Tours Ends: Honolulu, Hawaii

Day 1

Arrive in Los Angeles

Welcome to LA! Guests who have booked their air with YMT will be greeted by a representative and transferred from the airport to your nearby hotel. After the informative briefing on the days ahead, you are free to enjoy the evening on your own. Take advantage of the free shuttle that will be available for guests who wish to travel to the nearby Manhattan Beach area for dinner on their own.

Crowne Plaza Hotel LAX or similar

Day 2

Los Angeles Leisure Day

Enjoy this morning at leisure or join one of our fantastic optional tours to the Getty Center or the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, at an additional cost. This evening, you're in for a real treat—YMT's float viewing event with dinner. In this tour held in Pasadena, you'll go behind the scenes to see the floats and flowers up close, with plenty of time to talk to and ask questions of the White Suiters, the Rose Parade volunteers who famously wear white uniforms. Then, enjoy a casual dinner in the official Rose Parade event tent with a presentation about the history and traditions of the Rose Parade presented by the Tournament of Roses Committee. (D)

Crowne Plaza Hotel LAX or similar

Day 3

Los Angeles City Tour

Today we take a guided tour of Los Angeles and Hollywood, seeing many of the can’t miss highlights of the City of Angels. View the iconic metal curves of the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the ornate TCL Chinese Theatre, the Dolby Theatre—annual home of the Academy Awards—Beverly Hills, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The evening includes a festive New Year’s Eve reception with appetizers and a sparkling cider toast at your hotel. Ring in the New Year along with all the folks in Times Square at 9 PM local time (midnight in New York City).

Crowne Plaza Hotel LAX or similar

Day 4

132nd Tournament of Roses Parade

Witness the 132nd Tournament of Roses Parade! Watch in wonder from your comfortable reserved grandstand seats as the resplendent floats covered in millions of leaves and fragrant petals pass by. Watch equestrian units stride along, and listen to marching bands as they make their way down Colorado Boulevard. “America’s New Year’s Celebration” is an institution that you’ll love even more after experiencing it in person. (B)

Crown Plaza Hotel LAX or similar

Day 5

Depart for Honolulu & Embark Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America (Departs at 7:00pm)

Today your Rose Parade & Hawaii Cruise vacation continues with an included flight to Honolulu and embarkation for your Hawaiian cruise.

Day 6

Kahului, Maui (8:00 AM – Overnight)

Maui is the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands and you will have almost 2 full days to explore! Known as the “Valley Isle,” this majestic island has two main peaks more than a mile high, thousands of breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls and pools, 120 miles of shoreline and more than 80 golden beaches. Highlights include Iao Valley, Haleakala Crater, and Lahaina, a traditional old whaling town full of character, shops, and restaurants.

Day 7

Kahului, Maui (Overnight – 6:00 PM)

After the overnight stay in Maui, you may wish to make the journey to the town of Hana. Drive along the gorgeous winding coastal roads as you experience the natural wonder of Maui! For beach lovers, visit the fabulous golden sand beaches of Kaanapali, where between the months of December and March each year you are almost guaranteed to see whales, without even leaving the beach.

Day 8

Hilo, Hawaii (8:00 AM – 6:00 PM)

Brimming with Hawaiian tradition, Hilo takes you back to an earlier island culture. The town will charm you with its quaint buildings and unique shopping. Hilo is the flower capital of Hawaii, and gardens and blossoms are everywhere. Perhaps spend your leisure day here visiting Liliuokalani Gardens, King Kamehameha I Statue, Rainbow Falls, Akaka Falls, or Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden!

Day 9

Kona, Hawaii (7:00 AM – 5:30 PM)

Welcome to Kona! Spend your day exploring the “Gold Coast” in a wide variety of ways—riding in a horse-drawn carriage, skimming the seas in a glass bottom boat, or snorkeling below the waves. If you prefer to keep your feet on dry land, you may choose to take a leisurely walking tour through historic Kailua Town or one of the many island coffee plantations.

Day 10

Nawiliwili, Kauai (8:00 AM – Overnight)

This verdant little isle exudes peace and tranquility. Nature has been good to Kauai, creating craters, mountains, rivers, canyons, and glorious stretches of palm-fringed beaches. Nicknamed the “Garden Island,” Kauai is the least populated and developed of the four main islands. The spectacular scenery including canyons, cliffs, and waterfalls, makes it a firm favorite to take a helicopter flight-seeing tour!

Day 11

Nawiliwili, Kauai and the Na Pali Coast (Overnight – 2:00 PM)

It’s no wonder that an impressive list of Hollywood productions have used this emerald island as a setting. The Na Pali Coast, featured in the film Jurassic Park and many others, is one of the most distinctive geological features of Kauai. Kauai is famous for Waimea Canyon, known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific.

Day 12

Disembark from the Cruise Ship (7:00 AM) and Depart for Home

Transfer to Honolulu airport for your flight home. If you are on a later departing flight from Honolulu, we do offer an optional Island Tour to show you Oahu’s highlights before returning you to the airport. Please note: return flights should be booked for 12 noon or later.


Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tours vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights.


YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

Inside Stateroom

Deck 4, 9, 10

These staterooms contain two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding in some to accommodate more guests. And because they are mid-ship, you'll have easy access to all the exciting activities and delicious dining options on board.

Outside Stateroom

Deck 4, 7

These Oceanview Staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed as well as two pull down beds. Because they are mid-ship, you'll have easy access to everything on board. Plus an incredible view from the big picture window.

Balcony Stateroom

Deck 9, 10

These Mid-Ship Balcony Staterooms are located on a middle deck and offer easy access to great restaurants, activities and more. This stateroom includes two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed, a convertible sofa to accommodate more, a sitting area and balcony with fantastic views.

Pride of America Deck Plans

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