Tips to enjoy a California Winter


Graphic by Elizabeth Zu

Written by Shannon Yang


  • Drink hot chocolate and spiced apple cider to emulate a cold, snowy day.
  • Explore Christmas in the Park in San Jose.
  • Enjoy Great America’s WinterFest, where you can ride rollercoasters and listen to Christmas carols.
  • Take a chilly but manageable hike at the Stanford Dish.
  • Start a bonfire, eat s’mores and roast chestnuts.
  • Go ice skating at Winter Lodge.
  • Embark on an adventure to San Francisco’s Union Square.