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vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

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vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

Hi, any suggestions, I am taking my daughter on a vacation for college graduation. We were going do San Diego but looking to see if anyone has any suggestions?

She does not want to do a resort or cruise.

Thanks!

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1. Re: vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

Wonderful! When do you plan to go and how many days do you have? Any particular activities she enjoys? Have you been to California before? Are you perhaps thinking some where in addition to San Diego? Or somewhere else entirely? If that is the case, perhaps tell us where you have already been so we don't duplicate with suggestions. :)

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2. Re: vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

may 5-6 days

we have never been to san diego. we were just going to go there.

other places of interest were Colorado, seatlle

Thanks

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3. Re: vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

What are you wanting to do? City? Beach? Colorado is a large state, Seattle is fun, so is Portland. :)

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4. Re: vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

, visit a zoo or animal sanctuary, outside activities fun parks, any cool museums or off beat place

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5. Re: vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

Do you have passorts?

Has she seen Niagara Falls, or Toronto, which is only 79 miles from NF?

The US dollar is trading high so visiting Ontario is a bargain for you, and Toronto is a vibrant cosmopolitan city with tons to offer incl an incredible Zoo, wonderful Museums ( we even have a cool

Shoe Museum) , excellent live theatre scene, the Toronto Islands, great parks, etc and is not at all far from NJ... Many US visitors choose to drive here but flights are only an hour ....

If Toronto/Niagara Falls is of interest let me know and l can expand further... May would be a lovely time to visit

Edited: 14 December 2017, 13:34
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6. Re: vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

If you know for sure that you want San Diego, then I would begin posting on that specific forum for ideas of what to do. :)

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7. Re: vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

Why is San Diego no longer on the list?

And why can a college graduate and her mom not figure out what would be fun to do given your budget?

More information on what the two of you like to do would be helpful.

For example if she hates resorts, and cruises, does that mean she likes Motel 6 or camping as a preference?

Is she an outdoor type or a shopper?

What is the price range and how many days?

What would make this special for the two of you?

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8. Re: vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

The OP already has at least a dozen threads going on the San Diego and California Forums ...

See post #2 for interests stated

Edited: 15 December 2017, 12:10
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9. Re: vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

It is not that we can't find anything fun to do

We are from the east coast which is where we have visited. I was looking for ideas from other families that vacationed thy would have some ideas.

We have never been to anymore over there so I thought someone who has can suggest something's

I never said San Diego was not an option.

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10. Re: vacation ideas for a mom and college graduate

I also just had a HUGE expense that I wasn't expecting

So I was looking at different prices

I won't ask again in this thread

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