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Taking a Harbor Cruise seems like a great idea in most cities. It gives you a great view of the skyline, and generally a nice look at what a city has to offer. But in the case of San Diego, save your time and money, and head to the sites themselves for better views, for …

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My final installment of the museums at Balboa Park, in addition to Natural History and the Model Railroad Museums, will be on two museums that are right next door to each other, in the corner of the park. Air & Space Museum This museum will take you in a loop around a central pavilion, going through …

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The San Diego Model Railroad Museum, located in Balboa Park, in the basement of one of the many buildings on El Prado. To me it felt like a shorter/smaller version of Northlandz, the NJ museum featured in Wired magazine last year, albeit it was 100X cleaner and with a lot more employees. They advertise as …

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Balboa Park, in the center of San Diego, is a similar expanse as the National Mall in DC, with a large park and a full array of museums and sights to be seen. With its free parking, the Park is easy to get to, and once you are done a day at the zoo, it’s …

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One thing I failed to mention in Part 1, is that while the zoo costs a pretty penny (unless you got the Go City Card), parking is free, and they have a pretty large lot, as it serves the full Balboa Park. Amongst the things I searched for online before I made the trip to …

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This years’ Song of the Year list is just about complete, and that means it’s time for our second annual #AvisTravels giveaway contest. This is the fourth year that I am doing the list (third on this site), and it always provides some fun (and arguments). Complete the form below and submit a list of my …

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When I did Niagara last year one of my more popular posts was the complete vacation breakdown, costs and all. Well here is this years Virginia edition, from my trip a few weeks ago. Below are Attractions + Hotels, Gas Costs, and Tolls ATTRACTIONS + HOTELS Saturday Holiday Inn, Inner Harbor Baltimore – Booked via …

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People know Quantico as the location of the Marine Corps Base Quantico, the training base for the Marines, but what most people don’t know is that Triangle, Virginia is home to the National Museum of the Marine Corps. The museum and the surrounding grounds houses the history of the Marines, covering everything from the Revolution …

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