Winter Tour Highlights

Beautiful Long Beach


Your tour hotels are located steps from the water in beautiful Long Beach, a seaside city near Los Angeles, California.  Shopping is walking distance or a short shuttle ride from your hotels.

You can spot, amongst other wildlife, fish, jellies, dolphins, many sea birds and an occasional sea lion.  If in season, a midnight visit to see the famous Grunion Run (a natural phenomenon unique to California) can be arranged.

Long Beach is a college town, home to California State University, Long Beach.  CSULB is well known for its excellence in the Arts, and also features a strong Engineering department.  It is home to the monthly meeting of the Robotics Society of Southern California (RSSC), a gathering of  engineers, students and youth interested in Robotics.

Famous alumni of CSULB include Steve Martin (Actor and Comedian),  Steven Spielberg (filmmaker), Karen and Richard Carpenter (singers, pop duo).

It’s Nice to Be The Queen: Historic Queen Mary


Your trip includes a stay at and tour of the beautiful Queen Mary, an historic ship which is also a hotel.

The Queen Mary was built in 1936, and was Cunard’s premier cruise ship for many years. Her many art deco features make her the destination for many lovers of marine history and art deco.

During World War II, she was used to ferry Allied soldiers across the Atlantic Ocean.

You may have seen the Queen Mary featured in many news reports on the major channels.

Aquarium of the Pacific

The Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific is renowned for its Weedy Sea Dragon and its Madagascar Penguin population.



Disneyland, Universal Studios, Sea World Theme Parks

Depending upon your selected theme park options, you will visit Disneyland, Universal Studios and/or Sea World Theme Parks.


Bus, Bus, Bus!

We have tried to include as many forms of transportation as possible, and you will be traveling by coach, school bus and the Big Red Bus, a local holiday way to travel.


School Bus


Big Red Party Bus

Camp Games and Play

Camp counselors will create unique games for your children to play.

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