La Quinta Inn San Diego Old Town / Airport
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... after dinner
(leftovers from dinner last night thanks to Rose and Ray) we all
headed to the pool and spa before the kids got to bed about 915pm. A
lot later nights than Kait is used to so we'll have to keep an eye on
how tired she gets during the day. She fell asleep at the dining
table while we were driving between the Safari Park and the RV park
so I think all the walking and heat is taking it out of her.
... for anything beyond that with 5 people was a bit of a hassle.
We consider ourselves somewhat of zoo trippers having seen Adelaide, Taronga, Dubbo and Australia Zoos and were not sure that San Diego Zoo would offer much we hadn't seen before but knew that it is on the must see in San Diego and we would have been disappointed if we didn't go. We loved it and saw lots of animals we hadn't seen before up close.
We started on a double decker, ...
... s now the downtown area and we hung around to see the original buildings and restaurants.
There's a touristy area that was once the Old Town and it's been rebuilt to look like the original Mexican-Spanish settlement that marked the birth of California. It was a little too touristy for our tastes, but it was interesting to see, architecturally and culturally nonetheless.
Headed to Ocean beach so the kids could do some body boarding as the rip tide isn't as strong as mission or pacific beaches. It's a lot more bohemian and hippy with tie dye clothes, cool independent surf shops and cafés .
Spent the afternoon body boarding . Bec, Pippa and Bella loved it and as the afternoon drew in they became more and more confident . Des got wiped out a couple of times then we called it a day. Big waves ...
... 8 slides there so we spent a fair amount of time relaxing on the 'beach' reading books and eating cheese steak, yum!! Brought a waterproof disposable camera to try and get some funny photos, managed to get some but no idea how they will come out!! Got some on the lazy river (mostly under the waterfalls!) and on a few of the slides (which will probably end up being a photo of the sky!!). There was one amazing slide that shot you down ...