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New Year’s in San Diego 2021

Author 12-10-2020

2020 has been a difficult year. With the year we have all had, you deserve a vacation getaway like no other. Skip the cold found back home and instead find something truly amazing by picking San Diego for your New Year’s Eve holiday. Our travel destination features some incredible events that are scheduled to take place, exciting activities to enjoy, and cool yet desirable weather. Take a look at what awaits during your New Years in San Diego getaway:

New Year’s Eve Yacht Cruise

COVID-19 has made it difficult to enjoy a New Year’s Eve event this year, but San Diego still has several different events currently proceeding as planned. One such event is the annual New Year’s Eve Yacht Cruise with The Spirit of San Diego. This popular event brings the New Year’s Eve party out onto the water, where you can enjoy an energetic cruise. The cruise includes multiple dance floors, a scenic sky deck, and open bar so you can bring in the new year with style. This event has sold out 17 years in a row, so make sure to get your tickets as soon as possible. Tickets to the New Year’s Eve Yacht Cruise can be found by calling 714-485-6543 or by emailing info@nyeyachtparties.com.

Enjoy the Weather During New Years in San Diego

As mentioned, San Diego sees a very temperate winter season each year. While it may be snowing back home, you will find San Diego to be in the mid-50s and 60s for an average high temperature each day. This temperature makes it perfect to get outside and explore until your heart is content. San Diego features some truly magnificent sights that need to be seen up close and in person. Popular outdoor locations to explore include Sunset Cliffs. This natural park is located near the Point Loma community in San Diego and is known for its sheer cliffs. Locals report that Sunset Cliffs really is the best location in the city to experience a romantic sunset. Other popular outdoor attractions you can enjoy also include Luscomb’s Point and Mission Beach.

Explore Balboa Park

One does not come to San Diego and skip out on an adventurous day exploring Balboa Park. This local attraction is always a favorite and features a variety of museums and other fun activities all in one giant location. Walk around the gardens and see beautiful flora on display. Most families know that Balboa Park is home to the San Diego Zoo, one of the highest rated zoos in the entire world. This extensive zoo remains open during the winter season where you can see some majestic creatures in person. Take a look at different exhibits that house over 3,500 animals including lions, giraffes, elephants, and much more. All attractions inside Balboa Park including the San Diego Zoo continue to follow state mandates on mask wearing and social distancing so please follow all advised recommendations during your visit.

Go Whale Watching

One great activity that makes it easy to implement social distancing is whale watching. The winter season around New Year’s Eve is the best time of year to go whale watching in San Diego. These beautiful animals migrate to warmer waters around San Diego during the winter. San Diego features plenty of charters you can book to go out onto the water and see these whales in person. Popular charters include San Diego Whale Watch and Hornblower Cruises & Events. Book a public cruise where others join you on the boat or reserve a private cruise where you and your family are taken out on your own. Choose whichever option best suites your comfort level this winter.

Grab a Mai Tai from Bali Hai Restaurant

When you are visiting a coastal destination such as San Diego, you need to have a tropical drink in hand. Visit Shelter Island where you can find the ever-popular Bali Hai Restaurant. This local restaurant features an Asian fusion cuisine along with delightful tiki adult beverages. Their Mai Tai cocktails are a legend around San Diego and are easy to drink. Bali Hai Restaurant continues to remain open for dine-in service during the winter season and COVID-19. You can find Bali Hai Restaurant at 2230 Shelter Island Dr; the restaurant is open daily from 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM for lunch and dinner.

More Fun in San Diego

As you can see, there is plenty of fun for you to enjoy when you pick San Diego for your New Year’s Eve getaway. Our vacation rentals can be found all over the city, including rentals with ocean views and those found in the urban downtown neighborhoods. Call today and reserve your New Year’s Eve rental to bring in 2021!