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Rose Parade & Los Angeles Tour

From $1549

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

6 Days
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Rose Parade Vacation Package Details

Experience the spectacular stagecraft and creativity of the 135th 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!

Tour Includes

  • Los Angeles
  • Pasadena
Complimentary Gift Bag
  • Official Rose Parade Program
  • YMT Seat Cushion
  • Official Rose Parade Pin
  • Reserved grandstand seating at the Rose Parade
  • Post Parade Float Fest Ticket
Hotel Accommodations
  • 5 Nights
  • Moderate hotels based on twin/double occupancy
  • 5 Breakfasts and 1 Dinner
  • 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

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Tour Highlights

  • Experience the 135th Tournament of Roses Parade from your reserved grandstand seats
  • Enjoy a pre-parade viewing of the Rose Parade floats in Pasadena
  • Learn the traditions and history of the Rose Parade during a private dinner and presentation by the Tournament of Roses Committee
  • Tour Los Angeles and see the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Chinese Theatre, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Taxes & Fees: $199

Single Supplement: $400

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Rose Parade & Los Angeles Tour

Tours Starts: Los Angeles, California

Tours Ends: Los Angeles, California

Day 1

Arrive in Los Angeles

Welcome to LA! If you booked your flight with YMT, a representative will greet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After an informative briefing on the days ahead, you are free to enjoy the evening. Take advantage of our free shuttle to nearby Manhattan Beach for dinner on your own or a sunset stroll along the Strand. This walking path sandwiched between posh mansions and white sand beaches is frequented by surfers, professional volleyball players, and celebrities.

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Day 2

Los Angeles Leisure Day

This morning, you're in for a real treat—YMT's exclusive float viewing event. On this amazing tour held in Pasadena, you'll go behind the scenes to see the floats and flowers up close. You will have plenty of time to talk to the White Suiters, the Rose Parade volunteers clad in bright white uniforms.

After a leisurely afternoon during which you are invited to join one of our amazing optional tours, learn the history and traditions of the Rose Parade during a presentation hosted by the Tournament of Roses Committee. This private event back at your hotel includes a delicious dinner. (B, D)

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Day 3

Los Angeles City Tour

Today we take a guided tour of Los Angeles, Downtown LA, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills, seeing many of the can’t-miss highlights of the City of Angels. View the iconic metal curves of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in the hustling, bustling, revitalized heart of downtown Los Angeles. Many of your favorite films and shows are shot in this always lively neighborhood, so keep a look out for familiar sights!

Head to Hollywood to see the ornate TCL Chinese Theatre, the legendary movie palace built in 1927 where you can see the hand and footprints of Hollywood Royalty. You'll also see the Dolby Theatre—annual home of the Academy Awards— and get the chance to stroll on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Stars and creative visionaries from across the entertainment industry are immortalized on this legendary stretch of Hollywood's busiest thoroughfare.

Your tour also includes Beverly Hills, the exclusive enclave for Los Angeles' wealthiest people, poshest shopping, and finest restaurants. Will you see a Real Housewife dining on crudités? An actor picking up a new outfit? Anything is possible in this city where dreams come true. (B)

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Day 4

135th Tournament of Roses Parade

Witness the 135th Tournament of Roses Parade! Watch in wonder from your reserved grandstand seats as the floats covered in millions of leaves and fragrant petals pass by. See elegant equestrian units stride down Colorado Boulevard to the sound of marching bands from around the country. “America’s New Year’s Celebration” is an event that you’ll love even more after experiencing it in person! (B)

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Day 5

Post-Parade Float Viewing

Join us to see the spectacular Rose Parade floats up close a day after the parade. At your pace, you get the chance to see all of those fantastic floral masterpieces along the Sierra Madre and Washington Boulevards in Pasadena. Take a closer look at the design and workmanship that went into each float entry and learn more about the float process from Tournament volunteers – “White Suiters” – on hand. (B)

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Day 6

Depart for Home

Today your Rose Parade & Los Angeles vacation comes to an end. You'll depart for home with new friends and lasting memories of a spectacular experience. We thank you for choosing YMT, and we hope to see you soon. (B)

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.

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A worry-free experience for our guests is very important to us. With guest's help and the implementation of a few changes and new protocols such as increased sanitization, responsible social distancing, and enhanced tour director training, you can continue to enjoy peace-of-mind while traveling. For more information on our new safety protocols, please see our Travel Safe Program.

Guests do not need a passport or visa for this tour. Starting October 1, 2021, guests are required to have a REAL ID-compliant identification which includes REAL ID-compliant driver's licenses, US passports, US passport cards, US military IDs, and federally recognized tribal-issues photo IDs.

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Before this date, any government-issued ID, including any state driver's license and any federal ID, will suffice.

You will need U.S. dollars.

No, guests will not need to bring adapters or converters as the U.S. use standard 110V plugs.

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