Since I'm shelving out the airfare to visit AZCOM, I figure I would spend a day or two checking out Glendale and Pheonix. Any suggestions? How about transportation? Can you take a bus easily to Pheonix? I'd rather not rent a car. For those of you heading off to Mare Island to visit Touro, there is San Francisco (half an hour drive or ferry), the beach (an hour away), Berkeley (nice bohemian place which is a much see also only half hour away) and two hours from Lake Tahoe where there plenty of hiking, slopes, casinos, and the lakeside. Once your'e in SF, you can get around by BART (above ground subway which also takes you to Berkeley), but the other places I mentioned, you'd really need a car. Hope this helps!