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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This full-service, 15-story hotel is located within Warner Center in Woodland Hills. The Hilton Woodland Hills hotel offers modern amenities in the warm, Southern-California climate and is situated near major Los Angeles attractions including Universal Studios, The Getty Center, Malibu Beach and Hollywood. Its 326 guestrooms are the largest in the area. The hotel is within walking distance of many fine restaurants, entertainment venues, and premier shopping including Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom's.

Contact info:
6360 Canoga Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 USA
phone: 818-595-1000
web: www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/BURWCHF-Hilton-Woodland-Hills-Los-Angeles-California/index.do

Room amenities: Large, classically appointed guest rooms measure over 300 sq. ft. and feature cherry furniture; 37" LCD HDTV with premium channels and pay-per-view movies; Hilton Alarm Clock Radio with MP3 connection; work-size desk with ergonomic chair; and two-line speakerphones with voicemail. Rooms feature pillow-top mattress, down-filled comforter, Touch of Down pillows and soft sheets. Other guestroom amenities include a coffee maker with complimentary Lavazza coffee, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, and daily newspaper delivery. 800 and calling-card phone calls are free. Room accommodates up to four guests (with rollaway bed). WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS: High-speed wireless internet service is available throughout the hotel and guests rooms for a daily fee. Road Scholar participants who request this service will be charged a discounted rate of $5.00 per day per room. You may sign up for wireless internet service at the front desk upon check-in or at any time during your stay. You will receive a special password for your device(s) and your credit card will be charged the appropriate fees upon check-out.

Facility amenities: The hotel provides guests with complimentary access to its Fitness Center by Precor located on the 3rd floor of the hotel; a business center with free computer and high-speed Internet access; ATM; baggage storage; bell service; dry cleaning service; gift shop; Guest Activity Desk; ice/vending machines; on-site convenience store; valet parking; safety deposit box at the front desk (not in room); and shuttle service. The hotel features the Brasserie Restaurant for a casual atmosphere in which to savor the fresh flavors of California cuisine and Fitzgerald's Lounge for beverages and entertainment. The Cheesecake Factory and Arnie Morton's Steakhouse, located next door to the hotel, offer additional choices of hearty meals and sweet treats. Room service is also available for private dining. Valet parking is available at the hotel for $10 per night. Overnight self-parking is available in an adjacent parking structure for $9 per night Friday through Saturday, and $14 per night Sunday through Thursday.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $89/night
Call the hotel directly at 818-596-4569 to make a reservation to stay additional nights OR go online to make your own reservations at a special website the Hilton has set up for the Road Scholar Tournament of Roses program: Group Name: TOURNAMENT OF ROSES -- Pre and Post Group Rooms Group Code: TOR122 WEBSITE: www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/B/BURWCHF-TOR122-20121226/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG Period Covered: Dec 25-28, 2012; and Jan 2-7, 2013 Preferred Rates Start At: $89/Night

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Friday, December 28 - Independent Arrival/Orientation/Introductions
Afternoon: HOTEL CHECK-IN: Check into the Hilton Woodland Hills after 3:00 p.m.

PROGRAM REGISTRATION: After you have your room assignment, come to the Road Scholar table to register with the program staff and pick up your arrival packet which we'll review during our orientation session before dinner.

ORIENTATION: We'll have an overview of the program ahead and review the up-to-date schedule, responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, any other administrative issues, and answer your questions. Please be aware that local circumstances may require adjusting program elements. In the event of changes, we will notify you as quickly as possible. We appreciate your understanding.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel

Menus are contracted for the program and are designed to offer balanced, healthy meals for the participants.

Evening: CROSSING POINTS: Participants introduce themselves to the rest of the group.

Enjoy the remainder of the evening getting to know your fellow participants and discovering what you share beyond a love of lifelong learning

Lodging: Hilton Woodland Hills Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This full-service, 15-story hotel is located within Warner Center in Woodland Hills. The Hilton Woodland Hills hotel offers modern amenities in the warm, Southern-California climate and is situated near major Los Angeles attractions including Universal Studios, The Getty Center, Malibu Beach and Hollywood. Its 326 guestrooms are the largest in the area. The hotel is within walking distance of many fine restaurants, entertainment venues, and premier shopping including Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom's.

Contact info:
6360 Canoga Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 USA
phone: 818-595-1000
web: www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/BURWCHF-Hilton-Woodland-Hills-Los-Angeles-California/index.do

Room amenities: Large, classically appointed guest rooms measure over 300 sq. ft. and feature cherry furniture; 37" LCD HDTV with premium channels and pay-per-view movies; Hilton Alarm Clock Radio with MP3 connection; work-size desk with ergonomic chair; and two-line speakerphones with voicemail. Rooms feature pillow-top mattress, down-filled comforter, Touch of Down pillows and soft sheets. Other guestroom amenities include a coffee maker with complimentary Lavazza coffee, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, and daily newspaper delivery. 800 and calling-card phone calls are free. Room accommodates up to four guests (with rollaway bed). WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS: High-speed wireless internet service is available throughout the hotel and guests rooms for a daily fee. Road Scholar participants who request this service will be charged a discounted rate of $5.00 per day per room. You may sign up for wireless internet service at the front desk upon check-in or at any time during your stay. You will receive a special password for your device(s) and your credit card will be charged the appropriate fees upon check-out.

Facility amenities: The hotel provides guests with complimentary access to its Fitness Center by Precor located on the 3rd floor of the hotel; a business center with free computer and high-speed Internet access; ATM; baggage storage; bell service; dry cleaning service; gift shop; Guest Activity Desk; ice/vending machines; on-site convenience store; valet parking; safety deposit box at the front desk (not in room); and shuttle service. The hotel features the Brasserie Restaurant for a casual atmosphere in which to savor the fresh flavors of California cuisine and Fitzgerald's Lounge for beverages and entertainment. The Cheesecake Factory and Arnie Morton's Steakhouse, located next door to the hotel, offer additional choices of hearty meals and sweet treats. Room service is also available for private dining. Valet parking is available at the hotel for $10 per night. Overnight self-parking is available in an adjacent parking structure for $9 per night Friday through Saturday, and $14 per night Sunday through Thursday.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $89/night
Call the hotel directly at 818-596-4569 to make a reservation to stay additional nights OR go online to make your own reservations at a special website the Hilton has set up for the Road Scholar Tournament of Roses program: Group Name: TOURNAMENT OF ROSES -- Pre and Post Group Rooms Group Code: TOR122 WEBSITE: www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/B/BURWCHF-TOR122-20121226/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG Period Covered: Dec 25-28, 2012; and Jan 2-7, 2013 Preferred Rates Start At: $89/Night

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Saturday, December 29 - Past Rose Queen/Bandfest
Note: Recommended we arrive early for Bandfest since seats are not assigned. Need to stand in line till stadium is opened. To reach seats, need to climb up a flight of stairs and then go down stairs to seats. At Bandfest, our metal bleacher seats have backs. You may bring a stadium cushion since we will be seated for several hours.

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel

Morning: CLASS: A former Rose Queen shares her personal story about the Rose Queen selection process and responsibilities.

DVD: "Here Comes the Band" ~ Take a look at how high school bands get into the Rose Parade. Follow the application and selection process and the fundraising activities necessary to support their desire to participate in the ultimate parade.

Lunch: Lunch at hotel

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP AND PERFORMANCE: Attend Bandfest which features the prizewinning bands of the 2013 Rose Parade performing the field shows that made them famous. See these talented musicians, dancers and auxiliary performers in action.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel

Evening: DVD: The Rose Parade: A Pageant for the Ages

Hear the history and experience the magic of Pasadena's annual New Year's Day celebrations while exploring the Royal Court, the colorful marching bands and the beautiful floats.

Lodging: Hilton Woodland Hills Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This full-service, 15-story hotel is located within Warner Center in Woodland Hills. The Hilton Woodland Hills hotel offers modern amenities in the warm, Southern-California climate and is situated near major Los Angeles attractions including Universal Studios, The Getty Center, Malibu Beach and Hollywood. Its 326 guestrooms are the largest in the area. The hotel is within walking distance of many fine restaurants, entertainment venues, and premier shopping including Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom's.

Contact info:
6360 Canoga Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 USA
phone: 818-595-1000
web: www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/BURWCHF-Hilton-Woodland-Hills-Los-Angeles-California/index.do

Room amenities: Large, classically appointed guest rooms measure over 300 sq. ft. and feature cherry furniture; 37" LCD HDTV with premium channels and pay-per-view movies; Hilton Alarm Clock Radio with MP3 connection; work-size desk with ergonomic chair; and two-line speakerphones with voicemail. Rooms feature pillow-top mattress, down-filled comforter, Touch of Down pillows and soft sheets. Other guestroom amenities include a coffee maker with complimentary Lavazza coffee, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, and daily newspaper delivery. 800 and calling-card phone calls are free. Room accommodates up to four guests (with rollaway bed). WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS: High-speed wireless internet service is available throughout the hotel and guests rooms for a daily fee. Road Scholar participants who request this service will be charged a discounted rate of $5.00 per day per room. You may sign up for wireless internet service at the front desk upon check-in or at any time during your stay. You will receive a special password for your device(s) and your credit card will be charged the appropriate fees upon check-out.

Facility amenities: The hotel provides guests with complimentary access to its Fitness Center by Precor located on the 3rd floor of the hotel; a business center with free computer and high-speed Internet access; ATM; baggage storage; bell service; dry cleaning service; gift shop; Guest Activity Desk; ice/vending machines; on-site convenience store; valet parking; safety deposit box at the front desk (not in room); and shuttle service. The hotel features the Brasserie Restaurant for a casual atmosphere in which to savor the fresh flavors of California cuisine and Fitzgerald's Lounge for beverages and entertainment. The Cheesecake Factory and Arnie Morton's Steakhouse, located next door to the hotel, offer additional choices of hearty meals and sweet treats. Room service is also available for private dining. Valet parking is available at the hotel for $10 per night. Overnight self-parking is available in an adjacent parking structure for $9 per night Friday through Saturday, and $14 per night Sunday through Thursday.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $89/night
Call the hotel directly at 818-596-4569 to make a reservation to stay additional nights OR go online to make your own reservations at a special website the Hilton has set up for the Road Scholar Tournament of Roses program: Group Name: TOURNAMENT OF ROSES -- Pre and Post Group Rooms Group Code: TOR122 WEBSITE: www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/B/BURWCHF-TOR122-20121226/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG Period Covered: Dec 25-28, 2012; and Jan 2-7, 2013 Preferred Rates Start At: $89/Night

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Sunday, December 30 - Float Decorating
Note: We have agreed to work a minimum of 6 hours (or longer depending upon the float organization) plus a lunch break. Expect to stand while working on floats as directed by float organizers because seating is limited in the float area. Some float decorating will require early morning departure from hotel.

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel

Morning: FIELD TRIP AND HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE: Day-long float decorating activities

Come and experience the magic of the Rose Parade floats before New Year's Day! Help prepare the materials used to make the floats and decorate some of these magnificent floral floats in their final stages of preparation for the Rose Parade. We will be standing most of the time as we perform whatever tasks are assigned to us by the float decorating organizations.

Lunch: Lunch at float decoration site

Dinner: Dinner at hotel.

Lodging: Hilton Woodland Hills Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This full-service, 15-story hotel is located within Warner Center in Woodland Hills. The Hilton Woodland Hills hotel offers modern amenities in the warm, Southern-California climate and is situated near major Los Angeles attractions including Universal Studios, The Getty Center, Malibu Beach and Hollywood. Its 326 guestrooms are the largest in the area. The hotel is within walking distance of many fine restaurants, entertainment venues, and premier shopping including Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom's.

Contact info:
6360 Canoga Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 USA
phone: 818-595-1000
web: www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/BURWCHF-Hilton-Woodland-Hills-Los-Angeles-California/index.do

Room amenities: Large, classically appointed guest rooms measure over 300 sq. ft. and feature cherry furniture; 37" LCD HDTV with premium channels and pay-per-view movies; Hilton Alarm Clock Radio with MP3 connection; work-size desk with ergonomic chair; and two-line speakerphones with voicemail. Rooms feature pillow-top mattress, down-filled comforter, Touch of Down pillows and soft sheets. Other guestroom amenities include a coffee maker with complimentary Lavazza coffee, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, and daily newspaper delivery. 800 and calling-card phone calls are free. Room accommodates up to four guests (with rollaway bed). WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS: High-speed wireless internet service is available throughout the hotel and guests rooms for a daily fee. Road Scholar participants who request this service will be charged a discounted rate of $5.00 per day per room. You may sign up for wireless internet service at the front desk upon check-in or at any time during your stay. You will receive a special password for your device(s) and your credit card will be charged the appropriate fees upon check-out.

Facility amenities: The hotel provides guests with complimentary access to its Fitness Center by Precor located on the 3rd floor of the hotel; a business center with free computer and high-speed Internet access; ATM; baggage storage; bell service; dry cleaning service; gift shop; Guest Activity Desk; ice/vending machines; on-site convenience store; valet parking; safety deposit box at the front desk (not in room); and shuttle service. The hotel features the Brasserie Restaurant for a casual atmosphere in which to savor the fresh flavors of California cuisine and Fitzgerald's Lounge for beverages and entertainment. The Cheesecake Factory and Arnie Morton's Steakhouse, located next door to the hotel, offer additional choices of hearty meals and sweet treats. Room service is also available for private dining. Valet parking is available at the hotel for $10 per night. Overnight self-parking is available in an adjacent parking structure for $9 per night Friday through Saturday, and $14 per night Sunday through Thursday.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $89/night
Call the hotel directly at 818-596-4569 to make a reservation to stay additional nights OR go online to make your own reservations at a special website the Hilton has set up for the Road Scholar Tournament of Roses program: Group Name: TOURNAMENT OF ROSES -- Pre and Post Group Rooms Group Code: TOR122 WEBSITE: www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/B/BURWCHF-TOR122-20121226/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG Period Covered: Dec 25-28, 2012; and Jan 2-7, 2013 Preferred Rates Start At: $89/Night

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Monday, December 31 - Getty Villa/New Year's Eve Dinner
Note: Walking at the Getty Villa on self-guided exploration is on flat, paved surfaces with the exception of a few stairs. There are benches and seats available throughout the site—in the Entry Pavilion, Museum hallways, some galleries, the Outer Peristyle, the Inner Peristyle, the Herb Garden, and the West Belvedere at the end of the Herb Garden, as well as the Outdoor Classical Theater (the 400-seat amphitheater facing the Museum entrance).

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel

Morning: CLASS: How the Floats are Judged

Understand the process, criteria, scoring and significance of the awards.

FIELD TRIP TO THE GETTY VILLA

Oil magnate J. Paul Getty used some of his vast wealth to amass an incredible art and antiquities collection, first displayed in his ranch house on a bluff overlooking the Pacific. In the early 70s, he had a Romanesque villa constructed next to his house to be a permanent museum for his collection. The Malibu Villa, modeled after the partially excavated Villa dei Papiri in Italy, became the home of the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1974.

In 1997 the Getty Villa was closed and the collection was relocated to the new hill-top Getty Center in Brentwood (Los Angeles). After a nine-year, $275 million renovation and expansion, the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa re-opened as a home to the Museum's Antiquities Collection. The Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities are arranged by themes including Gods and Goddesses, Dionysos and the Theater and Stories of the Trojan War, housed within Roman-inspired architecture and surrounded by Roman-style gardens.

Explore the museum and grounds on your own or join public tours.

Lunch: To give you greater flexibility in viewing the Villa collection at your leisure, lunch will be on your own.

The Cafe at the Getty Villa serves casual Mediterranean fare and has indoor and outdoor seating. Menu choices include salads, soups, panini, pizzas, pastas, vegetables, and desserts.

The Coffee Kiosk near the Cafe entrance offers coffee, hot tea, espresso drinks, lemonade, and bottled beverages, as well as grab-and-go items including house-made soup, hot and cold sandwiches, salads, and a selection of baked goods, desserts, and ice cream.

Dinner: New Year's Eve Dinner at hotel

Lodging: Hilton Woodland Hills Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This full-service, 15-story hotel is located within Warner Center in Woodland Hills. The Hilton Woodland Hills hotel offers modern amenities in the warm, Southern-California climate and is situated near major Los Angeles attractions including Universal Studios, The Getty Center, Malibu Beach and Hollywood. Its 326 guestrooms are the largest in the area. The hotel is within walking distance of many fine restaurants, entertainment venues, and premier shopping including Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom's.

Contact info:
6360 Canoga Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 USA
phone: 818-595-1000
web: www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/BURWCHF-Hilton-Woodland-Hills-Los-Angeles-California/index.do

Room amenities: Large, classically appointed guest rooms measure over 300 sq. ft. and feature cherry furniture; 37" LCD HDTV with premium channels and pay-per-view movies; Hilton Alarm Clock Radio with MP3 connection; work-size desk with ergonomic chair; and two-line speakerphones with voicemail. Rooms feature pillow-top mattress, down-filled comforter, Touch of Down pillows and soft sheets. Other guestroom amenities include a coffee maker with complimentary Lavazza coffee, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, and daily newspaper delivery. 800 and calling-card phone calls are free. Room accommodates up to four guests (with rollaway bed). WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS: High-speed wireless internet service is available throughout the hotel and guests rooms for a daily fee. Road Scholar participants who request this service will be charged a discounted rate of $5.00 per day per room. You may sign up for wireless internet service at the front desk upon check-in or at any time during your stay. You will receive a special password for your device(s) and your credit card will be charged the appropriate fees upon check-out.

Facility amenities: The hotel provides guests with complimentary access to its Fitness Center by Precor located on the 3rd floor of the hotel; a business center with free computer and high-speed Internet access; ATM; baggage storage; bell service; dry cleaning service; gift shop; Guest Activity Desk; ice/vending machines; on-site convenience store; valet parking; safety deposit box at the front desk (not in room); and shuttle service. The hotel features the Brasserie Restaurant for a casual atmosphere in which to savor the fresh flavors of California cuisine and Fitzgerald's Lounge for beverages and entertainment. The Cheesecake Factory and Arnie Morton's Steakhouse, located next door to the hotel, offer additional choices of hearty meals and sweet treats. Room service is also available for private dining. Valet parking is available at the hotel for $10 per night. Overnight self-parking is available in an adjacent parking structure for $9 per night Friday through Saturday, and $14 per night Sunday through Thursday.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $89/night
Call the hotel directly at 818-596-4569 to make a reservation to stay additional nights OR go online to make your own reservations at a special website the Hilton has set up for the Road Scholar Tournament of Roses program: Group Name: TOURNAMENT OF ROSES -- Pre and Post Group Rooms Group Code: TOR122 WEBSITE: www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/B/BURWCHF-TOR122-20121226/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG Period Covered: Dec 25-28, 2012; and Jan 2-7, 2013 Preferred Rates Start At: $89/Night

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Tuesday, January 01 - Tournament of Roses Parade
Note: Early morning departure from hotel for parade. Climb bleachers to seats. The metal bleacher seats do not have backs. Because the bleacher rows at the Parade are close to each other, seats with backs are discouraged because such seats restrict the leg room for people sitting behind you. You may bring a stadium cushion since we will be seated for several hours.

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel

Morning: FIELD TRIP TO THE TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE

The 124th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed "Oh, the Places You'll Go!", will take place Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at 8 a.m. (PST), featuring spirited marching bands from throughout the nation, majestic floral floats, and high-stepping equestrian units. Dr. Jane Goodall will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2013 Tournament of Roses festivities.

The 2013 Rose Parade theme encourages us to picture the journey of our lives once untethered from the perceived constraints of convention. One is encouraged to reflect on their passions and to conceive of a plan to make them realities.

Our motor coaches leave the hotel early the morning of the Parade. Our reserved bleacher seats are in front of Pasadena City College at 1570 E. Colorado Ave.

Lunch: Lunch at hotel

Afternoon: Free afternoon to explore the area on your own, take a nap, watch the Rose Bowl game on TV or watch reruns of the Tournament of Roses Parade on TV with commentary.

Public transportation available to downtown LA.

If you are interested in attending the Rose Bowl Game, you will be responsible for purchasing your own ticket(s) and arranging transportation to the Rose Bowl and back to the hotel after the game.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel

Evening: Evening program

Lodging: Hilton Woodland Hills Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Six: Wednesday, January 02 - Post Parade: Float Viewing/Independent Departure
Note: Early morning departure from hotel for Post Parade. Total round trip walking distance from bus to visit entire Post Parade Float Viewing Area is 2.4 miles. From bus, walk includes 80' elevation loss in first .7 mile. The terrain is level for the next mile of Float Viewing. Return to bus includes 80' elevation gain in last .7 mile. Allow twice as much time to get back up the hill as it takes to go down. Walking distance is determined by interest level and physical ability.

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel

Morning: FIELD TRIP TO THE POST-PARADE SHOWCASE OF FLOATS

After every Rose Parade, the floral masterpieces are parked along Sierra Madre and Washington Boulevards in Pasadena and exhibited for visitors to walk by and see in close detail the design and workmanship that goes into these floats. Visitors are able to walk almost within arm's reach of the floats and appreciate for themselves the creativity and the imagination of the floral displays. This has been a Pasadena tradition for over 100 years. Don't forget your camera!

Afternoon: HOTEL CHECK OUT: Our program concludes when we return to the hotel at approximately 11:00AM. It is best that you have already checked out of your room and brought luggage down to the front desk. Arrange transportation to the airport in advance via Super Shuttle to both Burbank and LAX. Considering traffic and airport lines, we do not recommend booking your return flight before 2:00 pm.

We hope you have enjoyed our Tournament of Roses program and will join us for other rewarding adventures in the future. Best wishes for all your journeys!

Meals Included: Breakfast



Free Time Opportunities


Woodland Hills, California
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention BoardVisit the 'Discover Los Angeles' wesbite to view or order Los Angeles travel guides and to explore a wide range of travel information about the various regions that comprise Los Angeles. LA is a truly global metropolis, a trend-setting city with a fascinating history and a rich cultural heritage. It is second to none when it comes to cultural attractions, whether it’s the Space Shuttle Endeavour, Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Getty Center or art galleries and urban art.
For additional information, visit: http://www.discoverlosangeles.com/
Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau300 East Green Street

Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 795-9311 or (800) 307-7977

A dynamic city centered in beautiful Southern California, Pasadena is not only the home of the Tournament of Roses Parade, but also a city of discovery – from fine dining and shopping to theaters and art galleries. Pasadena offers the business and recreational traveler a surprising combination of sophisticated charm, culture, history, and fun.
For additional information, visit: http://www.pasadenacal.com

Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber of Commerce20121 Ventura Blvd. #204

Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Hours M-F: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (PST)

Phone: (818) 347-4737, Fax: (818) 347-3321

Write or call the local Chamber of Commerce for more information about the Woodland Hills area and its proximity to major attractions in the greater Los Angeles region.
For additional information, visit: http://www.woodlandhillscc.net/community_events.html


Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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