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Guide to Winter in San Diego

Guide to Christmas Events in San Diego

San Diego is notoriously known for having year round great weather and the winter time is no exception. Although it can sometimes be quite cold, there are days where the sun is shinning and the warmth tricks you into thinking it's summer time again. Be sure a pack a jacket for your next trip to San Diego during winter because the nights can get pretty cold if you are out and about.

When traveling to San Diego during winter we suggest partaking in something festive, seeing the city, and lodging in the beautiful Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa located in Mission Beach.

Celebrate the Holidays
Ice skating at Sycuan's Fantasy on Ice rink - Located in the Horton Plaza area in downtown San Diego. While extremely fun, this is also a great way to support a good cause, as it benefits the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego. Weather you are a excellent skater or predict some falls in your future, you are sure to have fun gliding across the ice. (Open until January 5th)

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights - A San Diego tradition the Parade of Lights will commence again this year on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 5:30pm. The Parade features contestants who have entered and decorated their boats with lights, figurines, and so much more. Over 80 boats will enter and decorate according to the new theme of the year, with this years theme being “Big Bay Toy Parade.” The parade will proceed from Shelter Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, and Ferry Landing in Coronado.

See the City
Old Town Trolley Tour - If you are looking for the perfect way to see the whole city, then look no further than the Old Town Trolley Tour. With 12 convenient stops throughout San Diego, you can hop on and off wherever you like. Along the route the trolley passes by over 100 iconic landmarks of San Diego so you can be rest assured that you wont miss out on anything.

Where to Stay
Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa - Bringing luxury to the beach, located in Mission Beach the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa is located near all of the best places to visit in San Diego. This is a great place to bring the whole family! Even offering activities to keep the kids happy so that the adults can enjoy some time alone. There are also many family friendly package discounts so that the whole family can enjoy their trip in San Diego and save!