The 15th
Harp Guitar


Hosted by

The Museum of Making Music

in Carlsbad, California

Master of Ceremonies
Gregg Miner
(Sir Gregory



Many of our harp guitar friends are bringing the whole family and making HGG15 part of their
dream vacation.

Below is a list of a few of
our favorite spots!


Carlsbad area

  • Legoland (for builders of all ages)
  • The Crossings Golf Course (the course where we're holding Sunday night's dinner is gorgeous)
  • Green Dragon Tavern & Museum (good food and small but fascinating American Colonial History museum)
  • Best rated Breweries tours, tastings
  • Temecula Wine tasting
  • Of course, The Museum of Making Music, and we're holding the Gathering there!
Coming in your RV?  There are plenty of campgrounds and parks within a 30 mile radius.  Check the Good Sam Club for a list.

San Diego area

  • Balboa Park - museums, gardens, sports, hiking, architecture & more
  • San Diego Zoo (arguably the nation's finest, and I should know; you do know Gregg was a zookeeper once, right?)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (if you don't do zoos, do this)
  • The Beach (anywhere: marinas, roller skating, Sea World, etc.)
  • Hotel del Coronado (oft used as a film location:  Some Like it Hot, The Stunt Man, Beyond the Rocks, My Blue Heaven)

North of Carlsbad (Orange County)

  • Disneyland (Gregg's second home. Now twice as big with California Adventure)
  • Bowers Museum (the Tao boat in the lobby appears on SB's Tribute CD cover; always has great special exhibits)
  • Discovery Cube (nice Science Center for all ages)
  • Knott's Berry Farm (for Wild West and/or Snoopy fans, rides galore)


Farther North (Los Angeles County)

  • Long Beach (the iconic Queen Mary and Aquarium of the Pacific)
  • Hollywood, the land of dreams (for obsessive tourists only)
  • Universal Studios - amusement park and tours (already worth a visit, but now includes the wonderful Harry Potter World)
  • Paramount Pictures or Warner Brothers Studios - tours
  • Griffith Park Observatory (currently with resident mountain lion in the park)
  • The Getty Museum & the Getty Villa (both favorites)
  • Natural History Museum - dinosaurs, gems, California history
  • California Science Center - Space Shuttle Endeavor
  • Pasadena - Huntington Library & Gardens (the best of our grand estates turned into public destination spots)
  • Car Museums (two of the very best: Peterson Automotive Museum and Nethercutt Museum, which also has a stunning collection of automatic musical instruments)
  • The Miner Museum of Vintage, Exotic & Just Plain Unusual Musical Instruments
  • Beaches (up the entire coast: Venice, Santa Monica, Malibu)

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