Summer Weekends: 15 Favorite Places

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Budget Travel Facebook fan Jenni Kelly biked the Golden Gate Bridge in June: "great ride with amazing views!"
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Fishing boats at Fisherman's Wharf, in San Francisco.
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San Francisco's cable cars are ridden by 10 million people a year.
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It took over 25,000,000 man hours to build the Golden Gate Bridge in the 1930s.
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San Francisco's famous Lombard Street, which consists of eight hairpin turns.
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BT fan Bonnie Floyd went to Yosemite at the end of June. "The falls are amazing!" she posted. Here, Mirror Lake at Yosemite National Park.
Fall in Yosemite National Park, with El Capitan viewed from the Valley Floor.
Yosemite Valley Tunnel View.
Where did reader Dawn Jeffrey go the other weekend? "Went to Vegas—had a blast!"
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The Strip, in Las Vegas.
One lucky reader, Renee Warren Tran, went snorkeling in the Grand Caymans!
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Sailing at Stingray City, in the Grand Cayman Islands.
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Seven Mile Beach, in the Grand Cayman Islands.
Facebook fan Suzanne Ezra went to Sozopol, on the Black Sea Coast of Bulgaria, in June.
Holidaymakers on the beach, in Sozopol, Bulgaria.
Looking onto the Black Sea.
Coronado Bridge in stunning San Diego, where reader Sharon Hahn went on vacation.
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Bicycling on the Pacific Beach, in San Diego.
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Relaxing in La Jolla, San Diego.
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In early July, Facebook fan Alex Romanos went to Cape Cod, Mass., which she "♥'s."
Sandy Neck Light, in Barnstable, Cape Cod.
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Chatham Harbor, Cape Cod.
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Reader Dave Warstler took his family to Atlantic City at the end of June.
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Warstler said, "Great family time at the beach…"
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"…on the boardwalk during the day…"
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"…and with my wife in the casinos and beach bars at night! Great fun!"
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For his weekend getaway, Glenn Barker, a reader from Las Vegas, went to Durango, Colo., to ride the historic train through the San Juan Mountains.
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Train ride in Durango.
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Tina Oliver Caparella went to Lake Tahoe in June. According to Caparella, it's the "Jewel of the Sierra."
A view of Lake Tahoe, as seen from its east shore in Nevada. Caparella said, "It's one of the most beautiful spots in the world!"
The vessel Tahoe Queen, at Lake Tahoe.
In July, Facebook fan Kelly Jameson Walker went to New Orleans, pictured above.
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The 1920s Pearly Thomas streetcar 922 heads out past the Maison Blanche Building, on Canal Street in New Orleans.
BT Facebook fan Patsy Meyers Hill toured all around Nashville, pictured.
In Nashville, she went to the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum…
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…and visited Opryland Hotel.
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Vail Valley in Colorado, where Dawn Crowe Pimmel and her family celebrated the Fourth of July: "We hit the Vail Valley pretty good for hikes, biking, horseback riding, swimming, and all-around fun!"
The Frank Gehry designed Ohr-O'Keefe Museum in Biloxi, Mississippi. "It's a testament to that city's post-Katrina resilience," BT fan David Johnson posted after a weekend visit in July.
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According to Johnson, "The futuristic buildings, somewhat resembling George Ohr's iconoclastic pottery, blend in harmoniously with the surviving live oak trees, and the view of the Gulf of Mexico is beautiful."
The LBJ Ranch, also known as the "Texas White House," which reader Betsy Cox visited over Fourth of July weekend.
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You can pick up a GPS guide at the visitor's center and drive all around the ranch. "Very interesting place to visit!"
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We always ask our Facebook fans and Twitter followers how they spend their weekends—and the answers span the globe! From Bulgaria to Mississippi, here's where <i>BT</i> readers are going this summer.

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