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Gather up the family, grab your gift list, Santa hat and mittens and join us on a jolly jaunt to our charming East County communities to discover ’5 to Try” holiday festivites that are sure to make a visit to San Diego merry, memorable and bright! Read More…

Cool mornings leading into warm afternoons define the typical winter day in San Diego; so our winter-style is usually the “art of layering.” After the break are three great boutiques to pick up the latest in layer-able fashion… Read More…

Viejas Outlet Center offers huge discounts on name brands, ice skating in Southern California’s largest outdoor rink, a festive light and water show and tons of family fun during the holidays. Read More…

  1. The 39th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights sets sail this Sunday from 5:30–9 p.m. More than 100 private boats covered with holiday lights and decorations will parade around San Diego Bay, followed by an extravagant firework show over the water. Great views are available on dry land from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, Marina Park and Coronado’s Ferry Landing. 
  2. See Old Town State Historic Park decked out for the holidays during Holiday in the Park.  Learn how residents celebrated the holidays in the 1800s, enjoy candlelight tours, holiday singers, live performances and complimentary refreshments; Holiday in

Not sure if whale watching is for you?

This video gives you a preview of what’s in store before you head out to sea.

Watch more San Diego videos at tripfilms.com…

 

As you know, around here, we’re big fans of the California Grey whale and we get really excited each year during their annual migration through the waters off our coast.

If you’re like us and love the sea’s gentle giants or even if you are just into free family fun, mark your calendar for The 2010 Big Bay Whale Fest on Saturday, January 23.

There will be music and entertainment, lots of fun stuff for the kids and fascinating displays on California Grey whale ecology and conservation.  Plus, all day long, kids 12 and under cruise free on Hornblower and …

All my family and friends in Washington, Idaho, Montana (brrr!), Texas, New York and even Florida have been battling Old Man Winter this past couple weeks, trying to stay warm. 

A local reporter friend was out last weekend, shooting some footage of San Diego’s beautiful weather.  I got permission to post it for all you guys so I could share with you a little bit of our spring and (even) summer temps (it was 81 in North Park this past weekend!). 

And, of course, to remind you winter is a great time to come visit!

As if SeaWorld couldn’t get any cooler… check out what they’ve got in store for us this winter:

A new ice skating rink: From Nov. 21 – Jan. 3, lace up some skates and glide beneath SeaWorld’s Tree of Lights to celebrate the season. In addition to a 5,000 sq. ft. ice rink, there will also be a special toddler rink  for kids 3 and under… the kiddies can also get special double-edged ice skates for extra balance.  Skate rentals will be an additional cost to park admission; price TBA.

“The Polar Express 4-D Experience”: Take an epic 4-D journey to the North …