San Diego for the Holidays
Give yourself and your family the gift of a lifetime - a holiday spent in San Diego! Enjoy a laid back holiday season together, and treasure the warmth of the sun and a plethora of fun and entertainment for the whole family. San Diego has all the ingredients for the perfect holiday celebration. From beach-front ice skating rinks to concerts, ballets, theater and endless holiday shopping, we can help you find exactly what you're looking for.
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Meet Our Guides
From the surf to the city and everywhere in-between, our local aficionados give you the inside scoop on San Diego. Watch their videos as they each dish on everything from burritos, hikes, their favorite spots and secret hangouts—all so that you can experience the good stuff like a local.
Shimmy into your wetsuit as this pro surfer spills his favorite places to grab a wave, catch a show and find an awesome burrito.
Watch as this pro surf and action photographer dishes on San Diego’s art scene, inspiring views and the don’t-miss galleries.
PGA-certified teaching professional and mom, Tina Mickelson, talks about her family’s favorite places and what makes golf different in San Diego.
Get ready to get your hands wet as SeaWorld San Diego’s Senior Animal Trainer lets you in on the best up-close animal encounters at the park.
Beer geek and co-founder of Stone Brewing Co. shares his thoughts on San Diego’s booming craft beer scene and the best way to taste them all.
World-renowned conductor of the San Diego Symphony, Jahja Ling, shares his most inspirational sites and favorite arts and cultural experiences.
SeaWorld’s Stranded Animal Coordinator takes you behind the scenes of the Animal Care Center and shares her favorite spots outside the park to catch a glimpse of San Diego’s wildlife.
Celebrity chef, Marcela Valladolid dishes on San Diego’s flavorful, foodie scene and where to find the most delicious Mexican dishes.
Grab the family and watch as animal trainer, Rick Schwartz, takes you behind the scenes of some of San Diego’s best areas for kids of all ages.