Want to make this conference even more memorable? Try these sites…

by Helio Yang on October 10th, 2009

Hello, this is Y. Helio Yang from San Diego State University. Welcome to the America’s finest city!! There is so much to do while you are here. If you are a nature lover like me, you may want visit the following sites. It will make this conference even more memorable to you and your family.
1. Cabrillo National Monument (1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106-3601; (619) 557-5450) is at the tip of the Point Loma Peninsula. In 1542, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo landed here as the first European to set foot on what is now the West Coast of the United States. In addition to telling, This park is the home to a wealth of cultural and natural resources, and tells the story of 16th century exploration. The park is open 365 days a year from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It is a short drive from the Convention Center. On your way there you will drive on a 28. 59-mile scenic drive, which offers spectacular panoramic views of the ocean and city. If the weather is clear, you may see our sister city-Tijuana, Mexico from the park. The park entrance fee is $5/car.
Driving Direction from downtown San Diego (You may also take bus route 28 at the Visitor Center complex.)
•Take Harbor Drive past the airport
•Turn left onto Rosecrans Street
•Turn right onto Canon Street
•Turn left onto Catalina Blvd. (also known as Cabrillo Memorial Drive)
•Follow Catalina Blvd. all the way to the end

2. La Jolla Cove (1100 Coast Boulevard): one of the most photographed beaches in Southern California. It is within a short walk of the commercial area of the community of La Jolla. Water visibility at the Cove can sometimes exceed 30 feet, making it a popular location for scuba divers and snorkelers.

Direction: From downtown San Diego, take Interstate 5 north to La Jolla Parkway. Continue on as it becomes Torrey Pines Road. Follow Torrey Pines Road to the signalized intersection at Prospect Street and turn right. Watch for the signs and stay right on Coast Boulevard.

Enjoy your stay at San Diego!!

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