We begin with 2 nights in Los Angeles, where we’ll take in many well know landmarks such as the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills etc. We will also tour the amazing Getty Centre with its world class art collection, stunning views and unique architecture, and enjoy the famous Christmas Concert at Walt Disney Hall.
Then we travel along the glittering California Riviera for a 6-night stay in San Diego - a beautiful city known for its’ perfect climate year-round, close proximity to Mexico, beautiful bays, miles of white-sand beaches, museums, art galleries and the world-renowned San Diego Zoo. We will stay at the Hacienda Hotel, located in the heart of Old Town - a historic section of the city with restored buildings, old adobe structures, restaurants, cafes and shops - a great place in which to stroll. While in San Diego we’ll visit the famous Zoo, enjoy the Festival of Lights show at the Mission Inn, a special Holiday Theatre show and festive Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinners.
Then it’s off to Palm Springs for 7 nights at the lovely and informal Palm Mountain Resort, in the heart of downtown Palm Springs. This city in the desert, popular for its’ healing mineral waters, became a retreat for many Hollywood stars. Surrounded by splendid mountains, canyons and palm trees, Palm Spring’s unique location allows it to remain warm and balmy year-round. We’ll enjoy a “Rich and Famous” tour of the city with a nature hike into Indian Canyon, a visit to Joshua Tree National Park - a veritable treasury of wildlife and natural beauty, and a Festive New Years celebration dinner with music.
There will be many holiday festivities included in our tour in order to enjoy the enchantment of the season!