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Old 05-26-2012   #46 (permalink)
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I keep hearing Roni "you can't see it all" and this would be a strech, so we'll stick to the plan, flying into Portland.

Though we will / want to venture out to Fishermans wharf, taxi be best (from AP)? See bridge and prison from there!!!

Trolley on hill possible / nearby?? Would be KOOL TOO!!
Good idea. It's alot of driving to see a little. Yes, the trollies are right there.
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I keep hearing Roni "you can't see it all" and this would be a strech, so we'll stick to the plan, flying into Portland.

Though we will / want to venture out to Fishermans wharf, taxi be best (from AP)? See bridge and prison from there!!!

Trolley on hill possible / nearby?? Would be KOOL TOO!!
sf airport to fisherman's wharf is about a 30 minute drive depending on traffic. a cab ride wouldn't be too bad but the BART would be cheaper, around $15 per person. You can check fare here:

BART - Bay Area Rapid Transit

bart is only a 30 minute ride.

If you go to the wharf walk over to pier 39. It has quite a few more attractions and eateries. Depending on the time of day or year, you'll see lots of sea lions too.
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sf airport to fisherman's wharf is about a 30 minute drive depending on traffic. a cab ride wouldn't be too bad but the BART would be cheaper, around $15 per person. You can check fare here:

BART - Bay Area Rapid Transit

bart is only a 30 minute ride.

If you go to the wharf walk over to pier 39. It has quite a few more attractions and eateries. Depending on the time of day or year, you'll see lots of sea lions too.
Any chance you are going to be in Corvallis this August? We have room for a couple more on the the party bus. I'll be the only Duck fan so you won't be out numbered. The damn Beavers are ruining the Ducks chance at a Pac 12 title this weekend in baseball. Damn Beavers.
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sf airport to fisherman's wharf is about a 30 minute drive depending on traffic. a cab ride wouldn't be too bad but the BART would be cheaper, around $15 per person. You can check fare here:

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bart is only a 30 minute ride.

If you go to the wharf walk over to pier 39. It has quite a few more attractions and eateries. Depending on the time of day or year, you'll see lots of sea lions too.
The BART sounds like a good option. Is pier 39 farther down the road from the park? Where all the crab venders/food carts, and the fishing and sight seeing boats dock?
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Oh yeh yeah! That's where Boudins Bakery is! Good call, jevens.
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Any chance you are going to be in Corvallis this August? We have room for a couple more on the the party bus. I'll be the only Duck fan so you won't be out numbered. The damn Beavers are ruining the Ducks chance at a Pac 12 title this weekend in baseball. Damn Beavers.
We have family in Oregon City and Klamath Falls. We get to K Falls more often that O.C. but we just might be up there. If we are you are on my list to contact. Tough circumstances last trip but...
and if you are ever in the reno/tahoe area, give me a call.
A good friend of mine is the coach for Oregon st. baseball

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The BART sounds like a good option. Is pier 39 farther down the road from the park? Where all the crab venders/food carts, and the fishing and sight seeing boats dock?
Pier 39 is about a 10 minute walk from the wharf. Depends on how many street performers you stop and watch. The "bush" guy wasn't out a couple of weeks ago when we were there and he is almost always out. He's the guy who hides behind the bush and jumps out and scares people. pretty entertaining.
This is one of our favorite pier 39 restaurants.
Pier Market Seafood Restaurant and Market
this one too.
Wipeout Bar and Grill
to honest, they are all good.
here is what pier 39 has to offer. they also have an aquarium there. not as nice as the monterrey aquarium but it's not bad.

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We have family in Oregon City and Klamath Falls. We get to K Falls more often that O.C. but we just might be up there. If we are you are on my list to contact. Tough circumstances last trip but...
and if you are ever in the reno/tahoe area, give me a call.
A good friend of mine is the coach for Oregon st. baseball



Pier 39 is about a 10 minute walk from the wharf. Depends on how many street performers you stop and watch. The "bush" guy wasn't out a couple of weeks ago when we were there and he is almost always out. He's the guy who hides behind the bush and jumps out and scares people. pretty entertaining.
This is one of our favorite pier 39 restaurants.
Pier Market Seafood Restaurant and Market
this one too.
Wipeout Bar and Grill
to honest, they are all good.
here is what pier 39 has to offer. they also have an aquarium there. not as nice as the monterrey aquarium but it's not bad.

PIER 39, San Francisco
Pat Casey is a friend of yours!? He just became the OSU all time winningest coach with the win over UO on Friday. They are going for the sweep today.
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Pat Casey is a friend of yours!? He just became the OSU all time winningest coach with the win over UO on Friday. They are going for the sweep today.
not pat. marty lees. he's the associate head coach.
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Pat Casey is a friend of yours!? He just became the OSU all time winningest coach with the win over UO on Friday. They are going for the sweep today.
Off topic random note for you. OSU licensing is allowing Benny Beaver to come out of retirement. Too many alums don't like the new Nike Beaver.
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not pat. marty lees. he's the associate head coach.
I listened to the first game on the radio and watched the televised game yesterday. Going to a buddy's today for game 3 and beers today. GO DUCKS!

Not totally off topic for Ranger's thread as he will become very familiar with both teams on his visit here. I'm hoping to send him home as a Duck fan.

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Off topic random note for you. OSU licensing is allowing Benny Beaver to come out of retirement. Too many alums don't like the new Nike Beaver.
i too am a fan of benny.
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i listened to the first game on the radio and watched the televised game yesterday. Going to a buddy's today for game 3 and beers today. Go ducks!
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i too am a fan of benny.
I know a guy that can make sure you are stocked up with OSU stickers.
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So Buddy, which cabbie's name should we look for?

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