Tuesday, June 5, 2007

New Feature! 24 HourTrips.

Starting this month I'll be taking one trip per month to tourist/fun locations around the country (United States only for now, at least until my passport comes in). The thing that will be different about my trips is that, in the spirit of Jack Bauer, I will spend no more than 24 hours at the location of the month.

I figured this would be a good way to check out popular sites without all the fuss of taking time off work, booking hotels, packing bags, renting cars (I should be able to cab it most of the time) and finding restaurants. Plus I am not the kind of guy that needs to stare at something for hours but I would like to see it in person and snap a few pictures.

My first trip will be to Alcatraz. I may be heading out as soon as this Saturday 6/9. I found a flight that gets me to San Fransisco @ 10A and a return flight that leaves @ 11P. I also found a website that will let me book the Alcatraz tour and a 1 hour bay boat tour. I should also have time to stop at the In N Out burger near Jones Street. I know it is on Jefferson St., I said "NEAR Jones St."

Of course I will post my experiences and pictures of the trips and probably let you know if it was worth it. I already have several trip ideas in mind but post your suggestions in the comments.

5 comments:

Josiah Gordon 'Doc' Scurlock said...

awesome stuff. might i suggest knoxville, TN's sun sphere? its at the world's fair. not just a county fair, not just a state fair, but a WORLD"S fair. sounds fun.

Mark said...

Great suggestion. That is the kind of stuff I am looking for.
Too bad they closed the restaurant that was in it but at least I can check out museum.

Steve said...

Don't forget about Cranberry, PA!

Anonymous said...

Mark you are a fucking tool!

Mark said...

Well, that's like your opinion man.

Even though you are probably correct you are still a pussy for posting anonymously.