Tournament of Roses Parade 2025

Welcome to the Tournament of Roses Parade! Get ready to experience the magic and splendor of this iconic New Year’s Day event. By joining our Tournament of Roses Parade vacation package, you’ll have the opportunity to witness one of the world’s most renowned parades up close, learn about its history, and create lasting memories. Sit back, relax, and let us take care of the details while you soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this beloved annual celebration.


Day 1 - Arrive Los Angeles, CA

Today, travel to Los Angeles for the Tournament of Roses Parade! Upon arrival, transfer to our hotel (on own) and begin our five-night stay amid the luxury shopping & cuisine, and iconic theme parks of sunny southern California in central Los Angeles. Meet your Tour Director at the hotel before gathering as a group for a festive Welcome Dinner.

Day 2 - San Juan Capistrano - Laguna Beach - Newport Beach

This morning we visit Mission San Juan Capistrano, the birthplace of Orange County. Founded over 200 years ago, the Mission was a center for agriculture, industry, education and religion. Also famous for the Annual Return of the Swallows, today it is a monument to California’s multi-cultural history, embracing its Native American, Spanish, Mexican and European heritage. From there, you’ll enjoy incredible coastal views as we cruise down famous Highway 1, with stops at the charming seaside towns of Laguna Beach and Newport Beach. We’ll return to the hotel this afternoon with free time for the rest of the day.

Day 3 - San Diego

We’ll head south after breakfast this morning for a day in San Diego. We’ll make your way to San Diego Zoo, one of the most spectacular zoos in the world, where you discover at your own pace. Time permitting, there will be some free-time to enjoy downtown San Diego. We’ll then head back to our hotel for an evening on own to enjoy New Year’s Eve and welcome 2025 as you wish!

Day 4 - Pasadena

The Rose Parade is an iconic New Year’s Day tradition. After an early breakfast, you’ll enjoy an up-close view of this bucket list experience from reserved grandstand seats. The 2024 Parade Theme is “Celebrating a World of Music”. Bossa nova, blues, classical, country, mariachi and metal – the parade will celebrate the universal language of music. Next, it’s lunch in grand style at the legendary Lawry’s Restaurant of Beverly Hills, followed by a tour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Cruise down luxurious Rodeo Drive, see the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at Graumann’s Chinese Theater and much more! Finally, we return to our hotel for a well-earned evening of leisure. 

Day 5 - Pasadena

Floatfest: A Rose Parade Showcase features a 2-mile showcase of Rose Parade floats following their appearance along the parade route. Rose Parade floats are required to be completely covered by flowers or other natural materials, such as leaves, seeds or bark. We’ll visit this morning for an up-close look at these incredible creations. The Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum is up next.  Enjoy tours of Richard Nixon’s original birthplace and boyhood home, walk through the presidential helicopter that flew four Presidents, take in a replica of President Nixon’s Oval Office, visit the First Lady’s Garden and pay respects at the final resting places of President and Mrs. Nixon. We’ll end the day with our fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner.

Day 6 - Depart Los Angeles

One last breakfast before departing the hotel and making you way to the airport for the onward journey home. 

Tour Details

Hotel / Lodging
(or similar)

5-Nights Accommodation

DoubleTree Los Angeles

We’re three blocks from the 101 and Union Station, between Los Angeles' Little Tokyo and the Arts District. The Arena, Dodger Stadium, and LA Convention Center are within two miles. The University of Southern California is five miles away. Enjoy our plush bedding, rooftop Kyoto Garden, and DoubleTree Cookies upon arrival.




8 Meals: 5 Breakfasts | 1 Lunch | 2 Dinners
Welcome Dinner
Farewell Dinner

Trip Highlights

Mission San Juan Capistrano
2025 Rose Parade
Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum
Tour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills
Tour of San Diego
San Diego Zoo
Walk of Fame
Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Upcoming Departures

Tour DatesAvailabilityDeparture Points Subject to Change 
Sun December 29, 2024 - Fri January 3, 2025
12/29/2024 - 1/3/2025
  • Los Angeles, CA

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