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An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

Make MW2012 a Family Vacation!

Warm weather, beautiful hikes and beaches, San Diego has so much to offer especially for Families.  All of the attractions below are withing a short drive of the conference hotel:

Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo

One of the the nation's largest urban cultural parks with 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens and the San Diego Zoo, the Park has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts, and classes—all in the beautiful and timeless setting of this must-see San Diego attraction. www.balboapark.org

Balboa Park Passport(1 week pass)/Zoo(1 day admission) Combo

Beloved by San Diegans and tourists alike, the World-Famous San Diego Zoo is a sanctuary for over 4,000 rare and endangered animals and a collection of rare plants from all climates. A living classroom that entertains as well as educates, the San Diego stands as a model for zoos around the world.

San Diego Zoo One Day Pass

Available at Sheraton’s Concierge Desk.  As long as you are the hotel guests at the Sheraton, you can purchase the discounted tickets for Zoo for $35/day: http://sandiego.localexpert.com/Home.html

Lego Land 

LEGOLAND Resort features more than 60 rides and attractions, including LEGO STAR WARS Miniland area, SEA LIFE Aquarium and the world’s first LEGOLAND Water Park. For information, visit www.LEGOLAND.com. Located 30 minutes north of San Diego.

Discounted Rate tickets can be purchased for various activities through Hotel’s Concierge Site: http://sandiego.localexpert.com/Home.html  

SeaWorld

Come celebrate the wonders of the sea at SeaWorld® San Diego. Experience the all-new Shamu show, One Ocean, and thrilling rides like Journey To Atlantis®. Get up-close to beluga whales, polar bears, sharks and penguins. And experience the amazing world of the sea turtle in the brand-new Turtle Reef.

Discounted Rate tickets can be purchased for various activities through Hotel’s Concierge Site: http://sandiego.localexpert.com/Home.html  

More Activities!

Kayaking, Snorkeling, Sailing, and Whale Watching!

Discounted Rate tickets can be purchased for various activities through Hotel’s Concierge Site: http://sandiego.localexpert.com/Home.html   

San Diego offers every kind of activity imaginable; from world-renowned attractions; unlimited outdoor recreation, a thriving arts & culture community, and award-winning restaurants, you're sure to find a host of things to entertain and inspire.  Explore the San Diego Convention and Visitor’s site to find your activities! 

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