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San Diego Extended Stay
San Diego Harbor
Old Town San Diego
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum
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Enjoy a wonderful weeklong escape offering idyllic climate and incredible attractions. Spend seven nights in the luxurious Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown, just a brief stroll from Seaport Village’s shops and restaurants by the harbor. See city sights on a tour of San Diego and relax on a San Diego Harbor cruise. Explore the San Diego Zoo and visit the USS Midway Museum. Spend a day at Balboa Park, the nation’s largest urban cultural park, home to 15 major museums, performing arts venues, and beautiful gardens. We will also visit the Museum of Making Music and enjoy a Broadway-style musical at the Lawrence Welk Dinner Theatre.
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Day 1 : Fly to California
We arrive in sunny southern California for the first of seven nights at the Embassy Suites by Hilton-San Diego Bay Downtown, near San Diego's waterfront. Beautifully furnished suites, great services, wonderful amenities, and a location near the harbor make for a most relaxing and enjoyable stay. Our hotel is also located down the street from Seaport Village, a beautiful bayside shopping center with over 40 distinct shops, numerous eateries, and live entertainment.
Day 2 : San Diego
A cooked-to-order breakfast is included each morning in the Embassy Suites' atrium.
A local guide joins us to explore the city. We drive by Petco Park, the home of the Padres baseball club, tour San Diego’s distinct neighborhoods, and visit the historic Gaslamp Quarter.
An included lunch at Peohe’s Restaurant on Coronado Island features a tropical interior with waterfalls and breathtaking views.
Following lunch, we board a ferry for a delightful crossing of the San Diego Bay before returning to our hotel for a relaxing evening.
This evening we are welcome to enjoy complimentary beverages and light snacks in our hotel's atrium.
Day 3 : San Diego Harbor
Today we board an excursion boat and set our sails for relaxation on a narrated cruise of San Diego Harbor. Experience marvelous views of the San Diego skyline, colorful pleasure boats and stoic U.S. Navy ships as we sail one of the best natural harbors in North America.
Lunch is included in Old Town, the first permanent Spanish settlement in California and home to several cultural and historic sites.
Following lunch, browse and shop in the area’s charming adobe and wooden buildings.
Day 4 : San Diego Zoo
Discover your adventurous side today at the San Diego Zoo, one of the largest, most progressive zoos in the world with over 660 species and more than 3,700 animals. The park’s Skyfari® Aerial Tram, double-decker buses, and moving walkways make seeing koalas, giraffes, lions and other exotic animals a breeze.
Day 5 : USS Midway Museum
This morning we visit the USS Midway Museum. Spend time exploring this floating city and learn about the 225,000 sailors who have served on this vessel through the 60+ exhibits that bring the ship’s history to life.
The afternoon is at your leisure. You may choose to stroll the embarcadero, take a trolley tour, visit San Diego Sea World, or Safari Park, which houses a large array of wild animals from continents all over the world.
Day 6 : Balboa Park
Arguably one of the most famous locations in San Diego is Balboa Park. The nation’s largest urban cultural park, many of Balboa Park’s buildings were built for the 1915-16 Panama-California Exposition. The park is home to 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens, and the San Diego Zoo. Your one-day pass provides admission to visit up to four museums including the Air & Space Museum, Natural History Museum, Museum of Art, Model Railroad Museum and the Fleet Science Center.
Day 7 : The Museum of Making Music
This morning we visit The Museum of Making Music, which showcases and celebrates the music products industry. On permanent display are hundreds of vintage instruments, audio and video clips, and a vibrant interactive area. Organized chronologically, each gallery features historic milestones, popular music, and instruments of those eras.
Lunch is included before a Broadway-style musical performance at the Lawrence Welk Dinner Theatre in Escondido.
Later we enjoy dinner at the Harbor House, an excellent bayside steak and seafood restaurant.
Day 8 : Bid Farewell
We depart for the airport and our flight homeward.
March 8, 2020 - March 15, 2020
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Final Payment Date: 01/08/2020
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