Taking A Vacation!!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LWNMWR1, Oct 29, 2004.

  1. LWNMWR1

    LWNMWR1 LawnSite Member
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    Well i am going to go for it. taking the family out to cali for our first family vacation. we leave the 5th and come back the 14th. hopefully it doesn't snow while i am gone and noone shoots me 8 pointer before i get inthe woods! hope everyone else has a great end of the season thing planned. carry on men
     
  2. billc

    billc LawnSite Member
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    Where in California? I lived there for awhile, and just got back from San Francisco. If you can, see San Diego. If you're farther north, drive across the Golden Gate and take Hwy 1 through Marin county. Beautiful views!!!
     
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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    Wow! That is awesome! Take it all in, and enjoy not just the vacation aspect of it, but the family time, as well. By the way,...I hear Vermont is nice this time of year! LOL Anyway, take care and enjoy yourselves!
     
  4. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Have fun!

    I have my ski bags packed and I'm flying up to Killington for opening day, whenever they get into gear and make some snow! :drinkup:
     
  5. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
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    If your coming down here ..... gonna need a jacket .... suppose to be in the hi 70's next week ;->
     
  6. dfor

    dfor LawnSite Senior Member
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    Where in CA are you going? I was in San Diego in September and the weather was great. Rained alot lately. I love it there.
     
  7. LWNMWR1

    LWNMWR1 LawnSite Member
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    we are flying into longbeach spending a few days in newport beach and then going up to fresno area then back to newport. anything will be better than being here. yes it is nice here but now the leaves are gone and it is that gray time of year. i have but a few jobs to do this week and then we are off.
     
  8. A Leaf Above

    A Leaf Above LawnSite Member
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    LOL ... We are Gonna have to break out the winter clothing ....brrrr!
     
  9. dkarol

    dkarol LawnSite Member
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    Hope you have a SUPER time! When we were all younger, I had my family (wife and four kids) from Tijuana to SF so they could see what the other side of the country looked like. I think some of the most beautiful real estate in the country has been set aside for our military's resting place near Point Loma - San Diego. Another unique place that we will always remember is Hurst's Castle on Coast Road from LA to SF - unbelievable. Gotta check out Pebble Beach for some landscaping techniques, too. (Does that mean "business trip"?)

    Years ago, I found a way to fund our flights. I use a credit card to pay ALL of the bills - EVERYTHING. Of course, I pay the card off every month. I get frequent flyer miles for every dollar spent, and in two years, I accumulate enough miles for two round trips to my personally favorite place - Honolulu. Rooms are relatively inexpensive (see - http://www.hawaii-connection.com ) and we always have a great time. A budget can be pretty small if you go to Sam's or Cosco for you "picnic" lunch items and coffee and donuts are "usually" available at the hotel in the morning. Just have a nice meal every evening at one of their many restaurants. Maybe next time you can check out the "landscaping" they do around Honolulu. Just a darn long flight.

    Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy! You gotta get away from it all sometime!!!
     
  10. I hear Vermont is nice this time of year!

    Thats true I figure any place is nice if your on vacation. :waving:
     

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