Residence Inn San Juan Capistrano
Travel Blogs from San Juan Capistrano
... does not usually include learning or seeing new things. So, of course, the kids were not too up for touring the mission. Too bad. So we drove the 1 ½ miles down Ortega Highway to the mission and parked.
Just to give you a little bit of history, this mission was started in 1776 by ...
We stayed in the pool until around 3:30, then came in for showers and eventually dinner and watching some old TV shows.
Tomorrow: Maybe we'll hit the Mission, and packing ...
... And waited. A couple of times the ushers cleared out the front row of people if they did not have tickets for that row. We were golden as our seats were right there. We were also scorching hot as it's all in the sun. But we can soldier on – we’re going to get autographs!
We continued waiting, thinking the players would come out any time now. The Padre players came out and were signing autographs. The Padre players were warming ...
... have Pandas; this one and the one in D.C.
Next up was the Northern Frontier. Josie really wanted to see an arctic wolf, but they didn’t have one. They did have an arctic fox, but it didn’t come out. We did see some polar bears who were just resting under their enclosures, and some reindeer. In our opinion, the enclosure for the reindeer was much too small, which makes us sad.
Zoos walk a thin line with us. We love that ...
... will just turn off your a/c during really hot days for a few hours. Thank goodness he came over to help us out.
Around 7:00, we grilled some steaks and had a simple meal of steak and fresh fruit. After dinner, it was bath time, and we all found our own entertainment: Cheryl finished her book; Mark explored on the computer; Mac and Josie, in their separate rooms, played on their computers.
Tomorrow: The long-awaited visit to the San Diego ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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