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Hillcrest

Hillcrest is a suburb in San Diego, a city with 1,300,000 people.

Packages in Hillcrest

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Hillcrest Vacation Packages

Arriving via San Diego International Airport? Locate your luggage, head 2 miles northeast of the terminal and you'll reach Hillcrest. Then it's only 2 miles to the heart of the city.

You don't have to travel far to discover a few excellent attractions. Begin your adventure with visits to San Diego State University Art Gallery and San Diego State University. Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala and Balboa Park Golf Course are also highly favored by visitors and locals. Neighboring communities, like Middletown and Park West, are worth your time.

San Diego Zoo has to be one of the country's most iconic tourist sights, and it's just 1 mile away.

Be sure to spend time at San Diego Coronado Bridge and Maritime Museum of San Diego while you are exploring the central area. You can also check out USS Midway Museum and Coronado Beach.

Head to a few cultural sites to get a feel for the heart and soul of the area. Centro Cultural de la Raza, Spanish Village Art Center and NTC Promenade are not to be missed.

You're certain to run into many art lovers at Museum of Photographic Sciences, Timken Museum of Art, San Diego Museum of Art and Mingei International Museum.

Escape the rain at San Diego Natural History Museum, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego Model Railroad Museum and San Diego Museum of Art. Check for guided tours or wander the halls and rooms at your own pace.

Secure seats for a show at one of the much-loved venues. Starlight Bowl, Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Old Globe Theater and Copley Symphony Hall are recommended.

In need of a game of golf? You'll have to make some long drives and difficult putts to get under par at Riverwalk Golf Club and Tecolote Canyon Golf Course.

Children have inquisitive natures. Encourage them at Balboa Park Carousel, New Children's Museum and Seaworld.

Balboa Park, Japanese Friendship Garden, Old Town San Diego State Park and Alcazar Garden are excellent places to slow things down and make the most of a warm day.

Local parklands include Chicano Park, Desert Garden, Centennial Park and Spreckels Park. Take a stroll or read a book in the shade.

To shop for local fashions or enjoy a light meal, visit Mission Valley Mall, Fashion Valley Mall, Coronado Ferry Landing and Westfield Horton Plaza.

House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, Museum of Man, San Diego Chinese Historical Museum and Junipero Serra Museum are bound to impress visiting history buffs. Do some research before, so you can fully experience these significant sites.

If you're interested in religious sites, you shouldn't miss Rock Church and Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church.

Stomp and yell while you watch the San Diego Padres in their home stadium, Petco Park. Inquire about a tour of the stadium and you'll be able to get a behind-the-scenes look at the off-limits areas.

Accommodation in Hillcrest

The Expedia Hillcrest hotels page lists as many as 209 upmarket and budget overnight stay options, so you shouldn't have any problems finding somewhere that suits your needs in this highly popular destination.

Examples of the high-quality short or long stay accommodation options in or near Hillcrest are the Hotel del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave, and the Paradise Point Resort & Spa, 1404 Vacation Rd. Alternatively, if you're on a tight budget, you'll be sure to find a bargain at the La Avenida Inn, at 1315 Orange Avenue, or the Days Inn San Diego/Downtown/Convention Center, at 833 Ash Street.


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Hostel Habibi $25
Hostel Habibi

Hostel Habibi

416 University Avenue, San Diego
     
    3.0
    of 5, from 106 reviews
    2.0 out of 5.0

    Located in Hillcrest, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and San Diego Convention Center. Old Town San Diego State Park and San Diego City College are also within 3 mi (5 km).

    ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego
    ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego

    ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego

    3751 6th Avenue, San Diego
       
      4.0
      of 5, from 51 reviews
      2.0 out of 5.0

      Located in Hillcrest, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Museum of Man, San Diego Zoo, and Balboa Park. San Diego Convention Center and San Diego City College are also within 3 mi (5 km).

      The Hideaway is the Best Kept Secret in San Diego Come and Explore...
      The Hideaway is the Best Kept Secret in San Diego Come and Explore...

      The Hideaway is the Best Kept Secret in San Diego Come and Explore...

      , San Diego
         
        4.7
        of 5, from 6 reviews
        0.0 out of 5.0

        This vacation home is located in San Diego (Hillcrest), close to San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and San Diego City College. Also nearby are Starlight Bowl and Desert Garden.

        Sutra in Hillcrest has the Most Amazing Location Near all 5 min From Downtown
        Sutra in Hillcrest has the Most Amazing Location Near all 5 min From Downtown

        Sutra in Hillcrest has the Most Amazing Location Near all 5 min From Downtown

        , San Diego
           
          5.0
          of 5, from 1 reviews
          0.0 out of 5.0

          This vacation home is located in San Diego (Hillcrest), close to San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and San Diego City College. Also nearby are Starlight Bowl and Desert Garden.

          The Market Cottage $154
          The Market Cottage

          The Market Cottage

          1285 Essex Street, San Diego
             
            4.0
            of 5, from 1 reviews
            3.5 out of 5.0

            Located in Hillcrest, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and San Diego City College. Old Town San Diego State Park is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

            Colorful 2BR in Hillcrest by Sonder
            Colorful 2BR in Hillcrest by Sonder

            Colorful 2BR in Hillcrest by Sonder

            , San Diego
               
              0.0 out of 5.0

              This property is located in San Diego (Hillcrest), close to San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and Desert Garden. Also nearby are San Diego Natural History Museum and Old Globe Theater.

              Urban Penthouse In The Heart Of Hillcrest/san Diego, Spacious & Private!
              Urban Penthouse In The Heart Of Hillcrest/san Diego, Spacious & Private!

              Urban Penthouse In The Heart Of Hillcrest/san Diego, Spacious & Private!

              , San Diego
                 
                0.0 out of 5.0

                This vacation home is located in San Diego (Hillcrest), close to San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Also nearby are San Diego City College and Starlight Bowl.

                Loft-style 1BR in Hillcrest by Sonder
                Loft-style 1BR in Hillcrest by Sonder

                Loft-style 1BR in Hillcrest by Sonder

                , San Diego
                   
                  0.0 out of 5.0

                  This property is located in San Diego (Hillcrest), close to San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and Old Globe Theater. Also nearby are San Diego Museum of Art and Desert Garden.

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