Monthly Archives: May 2012

Battleship Rolls; USS Iowa Passes Under Golden Gate Bridge

 Thousands Watch Along San Francisco Bay on Memorial Day Weekend In a golden moment for an American military hero, a battle-tested warrior made an impressive appearance on Memorial Day Weekend. The USS Iowa – a WWII-era battleship that fought in … Continue reading

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A Memorable Memorial Day Coming Up in San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th Anniversary Celebration and USS Iowa Passing Under the Bridge The City by the Bay is a great place to be the end of May. San Francisco is celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge … Continue reading

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USS Iowa To Pass Under Golden Gate Bridge May 26

WWII Battleship Now Part Of A Big Memorial Day and 75th Anniversary Celebration in San Francisco Better late than never? How about better late, period. The battleship USS Iowa, which had originally been scheduled to leave San Francisco on May … Continue reading

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Southwest Offering 35% Savings on Chicago Hotels

SWA Vacation Package Offers Discounted Rooms During Prime Windy City Summertime If Chicago is your kind of town – deep-dish pizza, the Cubbies, Navy Pier – then you’ll love this deal from Southwest Airlines Vacations: 35% off hotel rooms in … Continue reading

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USS Iowa Gives San Pedro A Landmark and Needed Tourism Attraction

WWII Battleship Could Put LA Port City on Tourists’ Destination Map Every city needs a signature landmark, something which identifies itself to the outside world. A Golden Gate Bridge, a Hollywood sign or an Eiffel Tower. While not every city … Continue reading

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SkyVue Las Vegas Observation Wheel Completes First Phase

Sin City’s Newest Tourist Attraction Rising on the Strip A different “eye in the sky” is coming to Las Vegas. It’s not new security cameras in casinos but a 500-foot observation wheel on the Strip called SkyView. The first phase … Continue reading

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NYC Room Rates Highest in Hotwire Memorial Day Cities

Hotel Prices for Destinations With Top Military Sites For The 3-Day Holiday The discount travel site Hotwire.com, sent out a press release with its Top 10 military destinations in the USA for Memorial Day. But that isn’t what caught my … Continue reading

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