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AAA Rose Parade Tour - 6 day(s), California, North America, Western US

Overview

The best way to fully experience the grandeur of the Rose Parade is up close and in person.  AAA Arizona has hosted the Rose Parade for the past 27 years and offers a virtually all-inclusive, in-depth experience in and around Pasadena's annual festivities.  This year's Rose Parade package includes five nights at the Marriott Marina Del Rey, a visit to the Float Barns to see the floats being crafted before their public debut, and special reserved grandstand seating at the Rose Parade. Also included is a New Year's Eve Dinner Party, a visit to the Reagan Library, a visit to the J. Paul Getty Museum, some meals, services of a team of AAA Hosts, and all transfers/ground transportation. 

What’s Included

  • Round-trip motorcoach transportation from Arizona
  • 5-nights accommodations at the Marriott Marina del Rey
  • Sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary
  • AAA Host
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Exclusive parade gifts
  • Five (5) breakfasts, one (1) buffet lunch, one (1) dinner, and a welcome reception 

About Your Hotel:

AAA Three Diamond Marina del Rey Marriott
Welcome to a thoroughly modern and uniquely indulgent hotel experience. Step into an oasis of calm, a retreat from the world outside, where an exotic aromatherapy mist circulates throughout the hotel creating a sense of ease and warmth. The lobby is bathed in candlelight, and the pampering staff of trained professionals is prepared to attend to your every desire, focused on making your stay memorable in every way. The rooms are designed with style, all overlooking the waters of Marina del Rey or with views of the Malibu Mountains and Pacific Ocean. The restaurant features Asian influences melded with Italian classics that are complemented by an assortment of California wines.

Restaurants and Lounges at Marina del Rey Marriott:

  • Stones Restaurant: American fine dining - open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • The Lobby Bar: American inspired- open for lunch and dinner
  • Glow Lounge: California influences- open for lunch and dinner

Dates and Pricing

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Start date:
12/28/14
End date:
1/2/15
Duration: 6 Days
from1,610.00
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Itinerary

Day 1 – Depart Arizona
This morning is an early one. You will meet your AAA Travel Host and Tour Director, board a deluxe air-conditioned motor coach and depart for the “City of Angels.” On the way, we’ll stop for lunch in Blythe. After lunch we’ll settle back on our motor coach, enjoy the scenery, watch an onboard movie or catch up on some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Before you know it we’ll arrive at our destination. Upon arriving at the AA Three Diamond Marriott Marina del Rey, you will enjoy a private welcome reception with your fellow AAA members.
Day 2 – Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
Enjoy a Buffet Breakfast at the Hotel. Then it’s off to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library for a tour and Air Force One BBQ Lunch. You will have this evening to yourself to enjoy one of the many fantastic restaurants that Marina Del Rey has to offer.
Day 3 – J. Paul Getty Museum
Enjoy a Buffet Breakfast at the Hotel. Today we visit the J. Paul Getty Museum to explore art, architecture, and gardens. The museum continues to develop its fascinating collection through purchases and gifts, complementing its impact through special exhibitions, publications, and educational programs developed for a wide range of audiences. You will also have this evening to yourself to enjoy one of the many fantastic restaurants that Marina Del Rey has to offer, but don’t stay out too late - we are touring the float barns early the next day.
Day 4 – Float Barns - New Year's Eve Gala
Enjoy a Buffet Breakfast at the Hotel. Then we head to Pasadena to visit the Float barns where you will see volunteers scrambling to finish the last minute details on floats that have taken an entire year to build. From there take an optional LA city tour (additional $55 per person) or head back to the hotel for some free time in Marina del Rey. Later, head back to the hotel so you can change into your dancing shoes…Tonight is the AAA Arizona New Year’s Eve Party. Enjoy a wonderful meal, dancing, entertainment and a champagne toast at Midnight…New York Time that is. We have to get up early tomorrow.
Day 5 – Tournament of Roses Parade
HAPPY NEW YEAR!! It’s Rose Parade Day! Jump on the bus; we are off to the 126th running of the Tournament of Roses Parade! We will be in our Grandstand Seats early so dress in layers it might be chilly, but who knows it might warm up, so again…wear layers! Following the Parade you will have a free day. Venture around Los Angeles, or maybe you just want to relax back at the hotel, it’s up to you.
Day 6 – Return home
Today we enjoy one last breakfast before we bid a fond farewell to California and return to the Grand Canyon State. We will stop for lunch in Blythe on the way home.

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Tour Code:
RP141228
Main Activity:
Sightseeing
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