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Sinatra meant San Diego in "Love is lovelier, the second time around" PDF Print E-mail

Q: We met at a teachers’ conference in San Diego last year. Now we’re planning to get married. We’re age 56 and 59, and its the second marriage for both of us. We enjoy travel and want to find a romantic destination when the school term ends. Where do you suggest we go for our honeymoon this summer?

A: Why not return to the place where the spark first was ignited? San Diego is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and you can find plenty to see and do while you’re there or, if you want to wander a bit, in surrounding West Coast communities in the U.S. and Mexico.

San Diego harbor


As the second largest city in California, San Diego boasts sunshine nearly every day of the year, a breathtaking shoreline, 70 miles of white sand beaches and some of the greatest touring in America.

If there was Navy in your history, you may want to visit the retired aircraft carrier, USS Midway, in the harbor. A living museum with all kinds of vintage aircraft on the massive flight deck, participatory displays on the hangar deck and crew quarters below decks. Take your camera and get some great shots.

The San Diego Zoo is one of the most comprehensive in the world, featuring natural animal habitats and daily demonstrations with audience participation. If you want a romantic ride together, get on the monorail or snuggle together in a jungle through the African Safari in the zoo’s Wild Animal Park. Nearby is SeaWorld, where you can meet polar bears, seals, dolphins and sharks close up. You can also go on coastal cruises, and watch the whales as they play in the bay.

San Diego is the perfect place for honeymooners, and as Sinatra sings, “There are those who’d bet love comes but once, and yet, I’m, oh so glad we met the second time around.”

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