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USS Midway

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A: USS Midway

by Greg Voisan, less than 10 meters away

USS Midway

B: USS Midway

by Greg Voisan, less than 10 meters away

USS Midway

C: USS Midway

by Greg Voisan, less than 10 meters away

USS Midway

E: USS Midway - Flight Deck

by Michael J. White, 80 meters away

The USS Midway Museum is a maritime museum located in downtown San Diego, California at Navy Pier. Th...

USS Midway - Flight Deck

F: USS Midway Flight Deck, San Diego, CA

by Mikal Preston, 90 meters away

Up on the flight deck onboard the USS Midway in San Diego.  Absolutely massive piece of machinery, a ...

USS Midway Flight Deck, San Diego, CA

G: Clifton A. F. Sprague, Vice Admiral, USN Marker

by William Salisbury, 90 meters away

VADM Clifton A. F. Sprague Born 8 January 1896 - Died 11 April 1955 The "Taffy 3" Memorial, with text...

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H: USS Midway, San Diego, CA

by Mikal Preston, 140 meters away

Visited the USS Midway in San Diego, the stats on this thing are amazing, at today's gas prices, it w...

USS Midway, San Diego, CA

I: USS Midway

by Sam Simbulan, 160 meters away

The USS Midway was my were my father was stationed when he was in the US Navy.  It was such an overca...

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J: USS San Diego Memorial

by William Salisbury, 180 meters away

This monumental public artwork provides long overdue commemoration of the distinguished service of th...

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This panorama was taken in San Diego

This is an overview of San Diego

Known as "Americas Finest City", elegant and sunny San Diego is truly a city with something for everyone. In town, a whole day or more could be spent in Balboa Park, playing golf, touring the world-famous San Diego Zoo or visiting a museum.

Just outside of town, Torrey Pines State Reserve offers a somewhat wilder terrain where visitors can view rare birds and the stately trees the park is named for. Children, and in turn parents, will be delighted with the city's wide range of family-oriented activities.

From SeaWorld to the historic Gaslamp Quarter, there are events and exhibits to keep even the most hard-to-please happy. San Diego boasts an array of fine and trendy restaurants covering a melting pot of cuisines, world-class shopping and hotels from lavish to budget.

San Diego is the eighth largest city in the United Sates and the second largest city in California. Relatively free from smog and byzantine freeways, San Diego, set around a gracefully curving bay, represents the acceptable face of southern California. 

Although it was the site of the first mission in California, the city only really took off with the arrival of the Santa Fe Railroad in the 1880s, and in terms of trade and significance it has long been in the shadow of Los Angeles.

However, during World War II the US Navy made San Diego its Pacific Command Center, and the military continues to dominate the local economy, along with tourism and the Biotech Industry.

San Diego is also home to one of the 2009 top ten beaches in the US. Coronado beach has just moved up from the number 8 position to number 4. You can enjoy the 100 year old Hotel Del Coronado visited by Kings, Presidents and movie stars behind you while taking in the ships and sail boats in front of scenic Point Loma.


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