S: San Diego- Summer 2011
FC: San Diego Vacation May 8-15, 2011
1: Day1: Arrive in San Diego Day 2: San Diego Zoo Day 3: Los Angeles/Hollywood Day 4: Trolley tour of San Diego Day 5: Catalina Island/Zipline Day 6: Knott's Berry Farm Day 7: Surfing Day 8: Departure home | The Albert's Exploration to California!
2: And we're off! With connections in Atlanta, we finish our 4 hour flight to San Diego where the fun awaits! From the plane to the car to the ferry to the zip line, we experience all types of transportation around the state so let the fun begin! | Destination:: | SAN DIEGO | May 8th | San Diego
3: Happy Mother's Day!
4: San Diego Zoo | May 9th
7: San Diego Zoo: Did you know? -Home to over 4,000 animals and 800 species -One of 4 zoos in the US to house Giant Pandas -Located on 107 acres in Balboa Park, one of the largest and most progressive zoos in the US
8: Hollywood Time! | Road trip to LA! Our next stop was Hollywood to see the taping of the brand new ABC Family show "State of Georgia." We were able to be in the live audience for the 3rd episode "Best Friends for Never." | May 10th
9: Universal's City Walk | Downtown Los Angeles | Capitol Records
12: Next up was a trolley tour of San Diego! We were able to hop on/ hop off between 11 different stops throughout the city. We passed through dowtown, the zoo, Petco park, Balboa Park, Hotel de Coronado, and so much more! | May 11
14: D O W N T O W N
20: Catalina Island | May 12th
21: Over 300 feet above the canyon floor, the longest line is 1,100 feet long, 5 zip lines, zipping at 45 mph, I think it's safe to say we were in for an adventure.
22: How to Zip Line | Step 1- Hop on the platform and get hooked to the wires | Step 2- Radio to the other side and wait for the "Zip Away" okay | Step 3- Take a leap of faith and step off the platform | Step 4- Zip Away! | Step 5- Admire the beautiful view | Step 6- Arrive at the next platform and get unhooked
23: We survived and had a blast! Our tour guides were fun and entertaining and we are all definitely going to remember this for many many years!
26: Next stop was Knott's Berry Farm- America's 1st theme park. Known for it's famous jelly and thrilling roller coasters, nothing is too intimidating for this family! | May13th
30: Time to catch some waves! | May 14th
31: Surfs up!
32: Despite the not so great weather and 60 degree water at La Jolla Beach, the girls toughed it up and were determined to learn how to surf
35: Sunsets on the Pacific | No matter how many evenings we spent trying to catch a good sunset, the clouds and fog always seemed to get the best of them