Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting Hillcrest

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Hillcrest. This cosmopolitan city is known for its biking, restaurants and shopping. San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Hillcrest

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Hillcrest a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Diego Zoo (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • SeaWorld (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Hotel Circle (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Balboa Park Carousel (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Riverwalk Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Heritage Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Hillcrest

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Hillcrest. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balboa Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Coronado Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Mission Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Hillcrest

Fly into San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 4.4 mi (7.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Hillcrest?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 575 holiday lettings near Hillcrest. From 192 Houses to 253 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hillcrest is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hillcrest?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hillcrest:

  • Otay Ranch: 21 holiday homes
  • San Carlos: 23 holiday homes
  • Sorrento Valley: 17 holiday homes
  • Midway District: 344 holiday homes
  • Clairemont: 52 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Hillcrest?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 192 Houses in Hillcrest. Our other popular types of Hillcrest holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 253 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 23 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hillcrest?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 102 holiday homes with pool available in Hillcrest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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