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California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is the only place where you can explore an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum under one living roof.

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Sawmill Pond

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Sawmill Pond is located in the Northern Sierra Nevada and is a reservoir in El Dorado County in the state of California. It’s a great place for hiking and the pond is open for fishing for kids 14 and under.

Phoenix Zoo

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The Phoenix Zoo has 125 acres of land and approximately 2.5 miles of walking trails. They have about 1,200 animals on exhibit including mammals, fish, invertebrates, birds, and reptiles.

http://www.phoenixzoo.org/default.aspx





Lloyd Lake

Lloyd Lake is located in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. It’s home to a wide variety of non-native, non-migratory birds which include geese, peking ducks, muscovy ducks, campbell ducks, mallards, gulls, and pigeons. The lake is also home to some early San Francisco architecture. The portico in one of our photos was a gift to the city by the widow of Alban Nelson Towne after the 1906 earthquake which cause them to lose their home. Lloyd Lake is named in memory of Rueben Headley Lloyd, the park commissioner.

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas is the most populous city in the state of ┬áNevada. It’s an internationally renowned major resort city for gambling, shopping, fine dining, and entertainment and known as the Entertainment Capital of the World. It was established in 1905 and officially became in a city in 1911. The city’s tolerance for various forms of adult entertainment earned it the title of Sin City.

Fashion Show Mall - Las Vegas Strip

Fashion Show Mall - Las Vegas Strip

The Palazzo

The Palazzo

Harrah's

Harrah's

Flamingo Las Vegas

Flamingo Las Vegas

541-foot-tall replica of the Eiffel Tower

541-foot-tall replica of the Eiffel Tower

Sphinx at Luxor

Sphinx at Luxor

New York-New York

New York-New York

The Bellagio

The Bellagio

"Lake" the the Bellagio - Caesar's Palace in background

"Lake" at the Bellagio - Caesar's Palace in background

Paris Hotel & Casino

Paris Hotel & Casino

Eiffel Tower at Paris Hotel & Casino

Eiffel Tower at Paris Hotel & Casino

The Mirage

The Mirage

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

View of Paris Hotel from top of Eiffel Tower

View of Paris Hotel from top of Eiffel Tower

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

Bird's eye view of The Strip

Bird's eye view of The Strip

Night view of The Strip

Night view of The Strip

Circus Circus Hotel & Casino

Circus Circus Hotel & Casino

Trump Hotel

Trump Hotel

Carmel, CA

Carmel-by-the-Sea, usually called simply Carmel is a small town in Monterey County. Clint Eastwood served a term as mayor of Carmel in 1986. We took these photos as we walked on the white-sand beach. The homes are across from the beach…talk about a view! The home with the For Sale was going for just $6,900,000! Gotta pay to look at the sea!

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Monterey, CA

One of our favorite places to visit is the City of Monterey which is located on Monterey Bay along the Pacific coast in Central California. These photos were taken during our stay from September 3rd to 7th of 2009.

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