On the weekends that I am in Arizona (or not completely swamped with school work) I always like to try out some new activity or restaurant. Most weekends I just feel like vegging out at home and doing something nearby, but this week I have been feeling the urge to travel. After having a completely unstructured month away from school, I don’t feel quite ready to settle down yet. Since a weekend trip out of the country isn’t the most practical thing, I came up with a list of nearby options:
Las Vegas – because I had the best cheesecake ever the last time I went and I really think I need more.
California – because it feels like home to me.
Grand Canyon – because I have never been… and I live in arizona… I mean come on.
California was my winner this time because the weather is supposed to be really nice, but I vowed to do each one of these at some point in the near future. I try and come up with new places to travel to, but since california is so close, that’s always an easy “go to” for me.
I stayed at a hotel on the harbor in downtown San Diego for the entire trip. I wanted to make sure we were in San Diego because that’s where tons of my favorite restaurants are. Then we made it up to Disney Land on Saturday and the weather was perfect (which made up for the insanely long lines). Before we went home on Sunday we ventured out to an old fruit stand that I’ve been going to ever since i was little (their strawberries are to die for… and still just as good). After that we went to del mar to sit on the beach and do a little shopping.
It was a short trip and I wish I could’ve stayed for another 15 weeks (until the semester is over) but it’s on to slower, and much busier, times.