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ShermansTravel experts rely on years of collective travel experience to bring you the best money-saving tips for your vacation. We take a discerning look at all the attraction passes, public transportation options, and other local bargains to make sure you get the most bang for your buck while traveling.

California Money-Saving Tips

San Diego Free Museum Art

Visitors ages 25 and under get free admission every day at both branches of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (La Jolla and downtown). Entry is free for everyone from 5-7pm on the third Thursday of the month.

14 Museums for $45 in San Diego

Get admission to 14 museums, including the San Diego Natural History Museum and the San Diego Museum of Art, with the Passport to Balboa Park ($45 for adults and $24 for children; valid for seven consecutive days).

San Francisco GO Cars

A fun and inexpensive way to see San Fran is with GO Cars – three-wheeled vehicles that offer directions via their own GPS systems while telling you stories about the city.

Save Muni in San Francisco

Consider getting a Muni card, which gets you unlimited access to San Francisco's public transportation system and small discounts on area attractions, or the San Francisco CityPass, which combines the Muni Card benefits with admissions savings that can total $60 at city attractions.

Great Value Travel Times

The summer crowds disappear but the sunshine stays on in September and October throughout the Golden State. Even San Francisco’s famous fog clears. Rates are slashed for hotels, airfare, and even the big Southern California theme parks.

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