Ocean Rose Tour

The Rose Parade, Float Construction Barns, Bandfest, The Huntington, Paramount Pictures Studio Tour, City Tour of Los Angeles, Belmont Shore—Join Us Next Year!

Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 – Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019

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Experience the beauty and thrill of the Rose Parade on a tour that actually gives you time to stop and smell the roses.

View Rose Parade floats in their final stages of preparation at the Float Construction Barns. Then see them in all their splendor as they pass by your grandstand seats during the Rose Parade.

Preview the award-winning bands at Bandfest. Experience a hundred years of Hollywood history during a Paramount Pictures Studio Tour. Take in the local points of interest and fame on a City Tour of Los Angeles.

Start each morning with a complimentary full American breakfast buffet. Lunch is also included daily.

The Hotel Maya

Relax each night at the Hotel Maya, an 11-acre waterfront resort in Long Beach.

The comfortable rooms and tropical surroundings will welcome you at the end of each day.

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Highlights include:

  • Grandstand seats at the Rose Parade.
  • Float Construction Barns.
  • City Tour of Los Angeles.
  • Paramount Pictures Studio Tour.
  • Bandfest.
  • The Huntington Museum and Gardens.
  • Arrival night shuttle to Belmont Shore.
  • 4-Star hotel accommodations at the Maya Hotel in Long Beach.
  • Complimentary breakfast and lunch daily.
  • Optional Upgrade: Add the Rose Bowl Game to Your Tour!
  • Optional Upgrade: Add an extra day of sightseeing to your tour!

Ocean Rose Tour Itinerary

Five Days / Four Nights: Includes The Rose Parade

Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 – Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019

Day 1 – Hotel Check-In | Introduction

  • Your tour begins at the Hotel Maya in Long Beach.
  • After check-in, visit the Al Brooks hospitality desk for your welcome packet. This is also an opportunity to meet your tour guide, who will be with you each day of your tour.
  • Hop on the evening shuttle to Belmont Shore and enjoy the shopping, dining, and beautiful scenes of this Southern California enclave.
  • A relaxing night at the Hotel Maya is the perfect start to the fun and adventure of the Ocean Rose Tour.

Day 2 – Float Previews | City Tour of Los Angeles | Bandfest

  • Explore the Float Barns as volunteers work around-the-clock to put the finishing touches on Rose Parade floats.
  • Sit back, relax, and enjoy the commentary as your guide points out the many historic and culturally significant locations during a city tour of Los Angeles.
  • Join us for lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Preview award-winning marching bands at Bandfest, and see the field shows that earned each a trip to the Rose Parade.
  • Meals Included: Full American Breakfast Buffet | Lunch

Day 3 – Paramount Pictures Studio Tour | The Huntington Library, Museum & Gardens

  • Take a journey through a hundred years of Hollywood history on a Paramount Pictures Studio Tour. Visit back lots, soundstages, and the prop warehouse as you experience Hollywood’s original movie studio in-person. Keep your eyes open, because you never know who you might see. Note: Children must be at least 10 years of age for admission to Paramount Studios.
  • Join us for lunch along the way.
  • Tour The Huntington Library, Museum, and Botanical Gardens. See the art collections, exhibits and rare and exotic plants from around the world.
  • Meals Included: Full American Breakfast Buffet | Lunch

Day 4 – The Rose Parade | Lunch on the Santa Monica Pier | Third Street Promenade

  • We have a spectacular day planned for you. Be sure to join us for an early breakfast before we depart for Pasadena.
  • Celebrate the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. Take your seat in the grandstands near the television cameras. It’s the perfect spot for taking pictures of the floats, marching bands, and equestrian teams.
  • Following the parade, be our guest for lunch on the historic Santa Monica Pier.
  • Take time to enjoy the shops and street performers on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica.
  • Meals Included: Full American Breakfast Buffet | Lunch

Day 5 – Farewell Breakfast

  • The Farewell Breakfast is a chance to say goodbye to your tour guide and all the new friends you’ve made during your time on the Ocean Rose Tour.
  • Have a safe trip home. We hope to see you again soon.
  • Meals Included: Full American Breakfast Buffet

Ocean Rose Tour Package Rates*

Rates are quoted per person and include all taxes.

Standard View

Single … $1,610
Double … $1,299
Triple … $1,210
Quad … $1,165

Ocean View

Single … $1,755
Double … $1,385
Triple … $1,275
Quad … $1,199

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*Rates subject to change without notice.