On December 31, every year, news coverage from New Year celebrations all over the world are broadcast to billions of people. While most will be sitting at home, watching the fun and excitement from their living room couch. Millions of others will be experiencing the incredible excitement of bringing in the new year with style. You can be one of those people enjoying the experience in person, with a special TakeTours Countdown Experience. Featuring Countdown Tours to New York City’s Times Square and Las Vegas’ Strip.
New Year celebrations bring great fanfare to cities all over the world. For decades people have gathered to welcome the New Year with fireworks, confetti, music, and more. In the United States, the biggest parties can be found in New York City and Las Vegas. The 100 year old “ball drop” tradition in New York’s Times Square attracts 1 million people every year, with over 1 billion watching from around the world. Musical performances by famous singers and musicians begin hours prior to midnight. A countdown to the new year begins at 60 seconds and is capped off with a dazzling display of lights and fireworks. See the best deals for New York Countdown Tours.
Las Vegas is known for it’s one of a kind nightlife scene, entertainment venues, and overall party experience. It is estimated that an additional 300,000 people visit the Vegas strip to great the New Year in the City of Sin. Spectacular casinos set rooftop fireworks to erupt in unison as the calendar flips to a new year. Crazy things are known to happen, but remember, what happens in Vegas… stays in Vegas! See the best deals for Las Vegas Countdown Tours.
On Saturday January 1st, the biggest parade in the nation, The Rose Parade, will take place in Pasadena, California. A century ago, The Rose Parade became a traditional celebration. It begins with a spectacular display of magnificent floral floats, spirited marching bands and high-stepping equestrian units. This year the great event also presents Rose Bowl Game, Equesfest, Bandfest and the Post Parade Showcase.
The annual Rose Parade attracts numerous tourists to Los Angeles, and TakeTours has planned detailed Los Angeles trips right after this event! Whether you want to meet celebrities in Hollywood, go behind the scenes at Universal Studios, or just enjoy the winter sunshine at beaches, it’s all up to you! You can even take a tour to San Diego to explore what the rest of Southern California has to offer. Cheer during this super festival and ring in the first day of 2011 in glamorous Los Angeles!
Want to end 2010 with a bang? Want to start 2011 off right? Whether you’re on the East Coast or West Coast, our 2011 New Years Countdown Tours are a one-of-a-kind experience that have something for everyone!
East Coast Tours: The World’s Largest New Years party takes place right in New York City. Atop Times Square is the great crystal ball just waiting to be counted down by the millions in attendance. Our New York City Countdown Tours put you right in the center of this great world wide tradition. But that is just the beginning! The trip continues to Niagara Falls, Corning Glass Museum, Washington D.C., and Hershey’s Chocolate World!
West Coast Tours: Care to put a different spin on your New Years? Our Las Vegas Countdown Tours are bursting with excitement and entertainment! With the amazing night life, famous shows, and dazzling fireworks, Las Vegas was built for this great celebration! These tours also include visits to world famous theme parks including Disneyland and Universal Studio. Add a trip to the Grand Canyon and these tours have everything you could want in a New Year’s adventure!