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Christmas Lights Dinner Tour

Christmas Lights Dinner Tour

Come along on this unforgettable holiday tour as we seek out some of the most dazzling neighborhoods and public places around San Diego County.

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Come along on this unforgettable holiday tour as we seek out some of the most dazzling neighborhoods and public displays around San Diego County, decorated with millions of twinkling lights, nativity scenes, and glittering celebrations. You’ll visit the Hotel del Coronado to marvel at the giant Christmas tree in the lobby and the thousands of white lights outlining this magnificent building. Then, put on your "magic glasses"—a fun gift for you to keep—and experience a kaleidoscope of color as we motor through some of the most notable residential areas where entire neighborhoods have coordinated their decorating wizardry into blocks and blocks of vibrant color and magical themes. Along the route, you’ll be treated to dinner at Applebee's. Don't miss this annual Christmas lights tour through America's Finest City!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All-day Excursions

All times and routing are approximate and subject to change without notice.

4:30pm - 5:15pm

View decorations at the Hotel Del Coronado

5:15pm - 5:45pm

View decorations around Little Italy, Bankers Hill, & Harbor Dr

6:15pm - 7:30pm

Dinner at Applebee's

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7:40pm - 7:50pm

View decorations in Clairemont

8:15pm - 8:35pm

View decorations at Starlight Circle in Santee

8:50pm - 9:15pm

View decorations at Jingle Bell Hill in El Cajon

9:10pm

Depart for local drop-offs

D=Dinner

Tour Manager: 12/10 - Marianna Pinto*   12/11 - Mark Jacobson*   12/12 - Patti Foley*

 

Activity Level: Easy

Limited walking is involved on this tour and is at your own pace. Few stairs are involved and elevators are available.

 

What's Included in the Tour Fare

  • Round-trip luxury motor coach transportation from pickup locations throughout San Diego County

  • Professional Tour Manager providing narration throughout the trip

  • Complimentary bottled water and snacks on the coach

  • Dinner at Applebee's

  • (Entree choices)

  1. 1/2 Rack of Ribs

  2. Tex-Mex Shrimp Bowl

  3. Prime Rib French Dip

  4. Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad

  5. Strawberry Balsamic Salad

 

What's Not Included in the Tour Fare

  • Cancellation Protection

  • Gratuities for the Tour Manager and driver

 

How to Make a Reservation

Making your reservation is easy. Simply click the Book Now button above to select your date and confirm your space online, 24/7. You can also call the DayTripper Tours reservations department at (619) 334-3394 during business hours of M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Smartphones

Although not necessary to fully enjoy your trip, a personal smartphone can greatly enhance your tour experience. Take high-quality photos, share your experience on social media in real time, search for nearby restaurants and topics of interest, set reminders, and more.

 

14-Day Cancellation Deadline

  • If you purchased the optional Cancellation Protection Plan (CPP) prior to the deadline, you can cancel your booking at any time for any reason and you'll receive a full refund of the tour fare.

  • If you declined the CPP, you may cancel your reservation fourteen (14) or more days prior to the departure date to receive a refund less a $15 per person cancellation fee. Alternatively, when you cancel your booking fourteen (14) or more days prior to the departure date, you can avoid the cancellation fee by transferring the funds to another tour or a non-refundable voucher, which can be applied to any future excursion booked within one year of the original tour date. Bookings canceled within 14 days of the departure date are nonrefundable and nontransferable for any reason. Name changes on daytrips are always permitted at no additional cost.

 

* Tour Manager is subject to change without notice.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Carlsbad La Costa Avenue Park & Ride
East side of I-5, at 710 La Costa Ave, 92024.
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Escondido Escondido Transit Center
700 W. Valley Parkway 92025. Wait near Dock #4
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La Mesa Park & Ride #22 lot - 8703 Murray Dr, 91942
Narrow Park & Ride EAST of Red Lobster's lot
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Mission Valley 2005 Camino Del Este
San Diego, CA 92108; Street parking only
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Rancho Bernardo Rancho Bernardo Transit Center
16785 West Bernardo Dr. 92127 white passenger curb
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University City 6245 Kantor Street, San Diego, CA 92122
Street parking only. Do not enter parking lot.
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