USS CVN CARL VIN­SON

The Denver Post - - TRAVEL -

Who: Vanda and Don Ed­ing­ton, of Cheyenne, Wyo. Where: Flight Deck of the Air­craft Car­rier USS CVN Carl Vin­son in San Diego. Best meal: Miguel’s Cocina for au­then­tic Mex­cian food (get the white and red salsa with chips to nib­ble on un­til mon­ster plates of food ar­rive). Lo­cated in the El Cor­dova ho­tel, just across from the Del Coron­ado Ho­tel. Best deal: Fly­ing “space avail­able” as re­tired mil­i­tary. Mil­i­tary per­son­nel have the ben­e­fit based on their ac­tive or re­tired mil­i­tary ser­vice. It is free. We flew with the Wy­oming Air Na­tional Guard on a C130 to San Diego and back. Best time to go: Any time you can get away. Best travel tip: Strike up a con­ver­sa­tion and be pre­pared for a new ad­ven­ture. The sailor out­side the Vin­son told us how to get a tour by email­ing the Pub­lic Af­fairs Of­fice on the ship. We took an amaz­ing tour and made a new friend in ENS Philips. Sub­mit to Pa­per Trails! Visit den­ver­post.com/pa­per­trails and fol­low the in­struc­tions. If you ex­pe­ri­ence prob­lems with the site, please call 303-954-1300.

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