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where to take my mon on her 80th birthday

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where to take my mon on her 80th birthday

my mom and sisters live in Houston, TX

I live in Tampa Florida

We want to take my mom on a trip for her 80th birthday.

Maybe for 3 to 4 days

Budget - around 1,200 to 1,500 each (there are 3 of us taking my mom)

Any suggestions. My mom likes to shop, watch people, lounge around - she walks very slow - no long distances.

We took her to New Orleans for her 70th birthday and she loved it.



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1. Re: where to take my mon on her 80th birthday

Depending on your mom... but if she liked New Orleans... I've heard a lot of people whose moms/aunts etc. really had a blast in Las Vegas. Tons of shopping, TONS of people watching, maybe too much walking, but lots of shows and great food.

There's a new resort that opened up called Red Rock Las Vegas. It's off the strip, but oh so nice and they have shuttles etc. which take you to the strip. www.redrocklasvegas.com (I think).

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2. Re: where to take my mon on her 80th birthday

You may want to look at San Antonio http://www.sanantoniocvb.com/ , as it has a lot to offer. To begin with, theirs the RiverWalk (don't worry, it has water taxis that will let you see it all without a lot of walking), that has such attractions such as the fully restored 1926 movie "palace". Shopping and Dining on site.

Of course, there's also the Alamo, the museums, an arts and crafts community, a Mexican market, the Mission Concepción - a 200 yr old church that is GORGEOUS (actually there are 3 or 4 more churches there also), botanical garden, wax museum, and a lot more!!

There always seems to be festivals of some kind going on in the area, and the same goes for concerts of all kinds. If I remember right, there is also an Independent Film festival in September or October.

While a lot of the attractions would require some walking, there are just as many that would require minimal, if any walking.

After New Orleans though, I don't know if this would excite her enough!!!

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