Archive for the ‘San Diego’ Tag

Peeps Have Arrived

We made it! From Omaha, Nebraska to San Diego, California, we’ve officially embarked on the biggest summer family vacation since that whole Disney World experience a couple of years back. The shocker so far? The Spanish speaking; but mostly, the overall look and feel of the west coast. My words described it best after saying:

It’s like we’ve been transported to another planet, a place where we’ve never been before – from the jutty pseudo-mountainous areas around the coast to the silky white sands on the beach. This place is absolute heaven on earth! Pinch. Me. Now.

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Lego My Vacation

Dreams really do come true, at least Catholic Son thinks so now that his dream to visit LEGOLAND California is finally coming to fruition. He’s only been asking to visit that place ever since LEGO started sending him discount passes back when he was still in diapers. Seriously. Those fine LEGO people sure know how to nail that particular market, now don’t they? No worries, because with so many amazing visitor ‘hot spots’ we can’t very well go wrong with a San Diego vacation. And there’s always the beach factor!

Anyway, being the Family Activity Director, I’ve been quite the busy camper making arrangements for this exciting addition to our summer agenda. The best part? Visiting the library and Barnes & Noble to find a few swanky travel guides. Personally, I’ve had the best experience with Frommer’s and DK Eyewitness Travel guides (prepped for Las Vegas, Paris, London & Italy using those) and today’s finds did not disappoint. So now we’re all happily flipping through these ‘lil gems:

Note to self: Silver Strand State Beach, NOT Black’s Beach. California can stand to do without a glimpse of the Catholic Family’s shiny white buns basking in the sun, thanks very much.