Sunday | July 9, 2017
4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
After arriving, please stop by the Western CPE registration desk 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. to pick up your conference materials. We’ll be available to answer any questions you might have about the courses and activities that are scheduled during the week.
Monday | July 10, 2017
Old Town Trolley Tour
2:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | $48.00
Showcasing the best of San Diego and Coronado Island, the Old Town Trolley Tour is the ideal
way to get acquainted with this extraordinary American city. Our friendly conductor will offer up
a lively mix of humorous tales and trivia as we make our way around town. On the tour, we’ll
see Balboa Park, Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, Old Town Market, the Whaley
House, and Seaport Village. We’ll see Coronado Island; we’ll spot the famous Hotel del
Coronado, which has hosted world-famous glamorous guests since 1888. We’ll also be able to
hop off the trolley and spend an hour strolling through Old Town, with its charming shops,
galleries, and restaurants. The trolley will pick up participants at the hotel and will return us
there at the conclusion of the tour.
Price includes pick-up at hotel, tour of Old Town and downtown San Diego, and one-hour stop at Old Town.
Tuesday | July 11, 2017
San Diego Seal Tour
2:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Adults $48.00, Children (ages 4-12) $28.00, Children (ages 3 & under) Free
Jumping aboard the colorful amphibious Hydra-Terra, we’ll embark on a unique guided land tour
starting at Seaport Village. Weaving our way through San Diego, we’ll see many points of
interest, including the Maritime Museum, the USS Midway, Lindbergh Field, Little Italy, and
many other notable attractions. Hang on as our Hydra-Terra drives straight into San Diego Bay
for the next part of our adventure! We’ll glide past sea lions and brown pelicans as we head out
into the harbor. Additional attractions include Point Loma, North Island Naval Air Station, the
Marine Mammal Training Center, and Shelter Island.
Taxis to Seaport Village are available at the hotel. One-way price is approximately $25.00; you
may also drive to Seaport Village on your own. Price includes the Seal Tour.
Wednesday | July 12, 2017
USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Tour
3:15 p.m.–6:30 p.m. | $49.00
America’s longest-serving naval aircraft carrier, the USS Midway, first opened for public tours in
2004, with more than 800,000 visitors that year. Currently ranked as the top San Diego
attraction by TripAdvisor, the Midway continues to dazzle visitors. With over 60 exhibits and 25
restored aircraft, this floating museum offers a great view of nearly 50 years of naval service.
Midway veterans share recorded tales of their lives aboard this massive floating city, and
visitors can test their flying skills on two simulators. Don’t miss exploring the crew’s sleeping
quarters, the ship’s jail, the impressive engine room, and the bridge that sits high over the flight
Taxis are available at the hotel. One-way price is approximately $25.00; you may also drive to
the dock on your own. Price includes a docent-led tour.
Prices are subject to change. Prices include service fees and taxes, where noted. Activity fees are nonrefundable.
Tickets and transportation for our optional Group Activities may be limited and are sold on a first come, first served basis.