Top 5 Places To Go for the Holidays in SoCal



Disneyland Winter Wonderland Magic

The holidays are coming up, and while California does not get to experience snow or the cold that much, Southern California has places that have Christmas spirit and offer an amazing experience for the holidays.

  1. Ice skating at Pershing Square in LA or Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego

During Mid November to January, there is an open ice rink in Los Angeles and helps bring the cold weather to sunny California. The ice rink is a great place to hang out with friends.  In San Diego, while ice skating, there is an overlook of the beach and ocean at Hotel Del Coronado which combines both Winter and California with a winter chill at the beach.

  1. Chill at the Queen Mary

 From December 13 – January 7th the Queen Mary becomes a winter wonderland. Queen Mary has a different theme every year that makes the place so unique. At the Queen Mary, there are food, rides, and ice tubing that will make a great experience for anyone looking for fun. The most popular activity is ice tubing or ice skating in the shadow of the historic boat. What people love about going there is seeing lights near them and seeing the ice sculptures. Chill at the Queen Mary is a great place to have a great day with family and friends celebrating the holidays.

  1. LA Zoo Lights  

The Los Angeles Zoo is really big on Christmas, and the amazing and beautiful experience is totally worth going.  At the zoo, one of the attractions is the Green Light Forest where there are tons of green lasers shown in the dark. The water show is the most popular attractions there because it’s the prettiest to see the lights, laser, and the colored water along with animals. The LA Zoo is a great place to spend time with friends and family and is a great place to go last minute for an activity related to the holidays.

  1. Thoroughbred Street in Rancho Cucamonga

It’s a great place to go to for the Christmas. After Thanksgiving, the neighbors get started on decorating. The neighbors are out selling hot chocolate and churros to visitors, who come to see the houses with beautiful Christmas decorations. This is where people come to have a good time with family and have pleasant stroll memorizing all the Christmas spirit and most importantly to respect the people who decorated and took a long time to make it perfect.

  1. Disneyland  and Knott’s Berry Farm

These Theme Parks are highly recommended to have an amazing day celebrating Christmas. Disneyland is the happiest place on earth and to spend celebrating Christmas sounds like an amazing day with its amazing light shows, parades, and famous Disney characters also joining the holiday spirit. Knott’s Merry Farm is available through November 27- January 7. The famous ghost town celebrates the merriest of seasons with fake snow, beautiful decorations, and live Christmas shows. These two theme parks bring the most amazing experience to spend time with family and friends.  

All of these 5 places make Sunny California a winter wonderland and give a great experience to new attractions for people who are visiting California to celebrate the holidays.