DAY 1 We fly to Los Angeles and transfer to the Hotel Irvine, where we check-in for our four night stay. A
welcome dinner at the hotel is planned as we settle in and get ready for our Rose Parade experience. Hotel Irvine - Irvine, CA (D)
DAY 2 After the included breakfast, there is a choice of how to spend our day! Choices are:
• ROSE PARADE FLOAT DECORATING TOUR, WITH LUNCH AND THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY AND
BOTANICAL GARDENS See the finishing touches being put on the parade floats followed by lunch and a self-guided tour at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens.
RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY WITH LUNCH IN THE AIR FORCE ONE PAVILION. Spend the day at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library with a docent led tour and a sit-down served White House luncheon in the Air Force One Pavilion.
LIFE’S A BEACH! ICONIC BEACH DAY IN NEWPORT BEACH. Spend the day in Newport Beach! Enjoy a harbor cruise, lunch and free time on Balboa Island.
The evening is at our leisure. Free evening shuttle service to Downtown Disney! Hotel Irvine - Irvine, CA (B, L)
DAY 3 After the included breakfast, there is a choice today for our activies.
WARNER BROS. STUDIOS TOUR & HOLLYWOOD CITY TOUR Spend the morning on the VIP tram tour at Warner Bros. Studios and then enjoy a Hollywood’s Past and Present City Tour.
CATALINA ISLAND Enjoy a full day on Catalina Island
RICHARD NIXON PRESIDENTAL LIBRARY AND MISSION SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO Visit the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano.
The New Year's evening is filled with elegant dining, dancing to a live band, and the fun of a live “Monte Carlo” style casino. There will be hats and party favors, a drawing for exciting prizes and a champagne toast to ring in 2018! Hotel Irvine - Irvine, CA (B, D)
DAY 4 Today is the129th TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE, A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BACKYARD BBQ & SPECIAL MOVIE NIGHT “UNDER THE STARS”
Enjoy an early morning buffet breakfast at the hotel before heading to Pasadena where we have reserved premium grandstand seats to watch the Rose Parade make its way down Colorado Boulevard. A souvenir program and seat cushion are included. After the parade, we return to the hotel for a special Southern California Backyard BBQ. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are at our leisure. In the evening, we will enjoy a special movie night “under the stars.” We can buy our picnic dinner from the hotel Marketplace (and don’t forget the wine!) Hotel Irvine - Irvine, CA (B, L)
DAY 5 After breakfast, we bid farewell to new friends as we transfer to the airport and our flight home. (B)