United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Critique my itinerary please - San Francisco to Yosemite to Hearst Castle to Sanfrancisco

Jump to last reply

I have read so many post, books, maps, etc, I'm going around in circles, it seems - plese help. Finally decided on south of SF instead of north so here goes:
Arrive SF Sept. 8th - reservations at Rex Hotel for 3 nights (may need to cancel 3rd night and do only two nights at start of trip) Leave SF on 11th and go to Mariposa via 120E to 140 E, stay in Mariposa 2 nights, see what we can of Yosemite. (waited to late to get in Yosemite Lodge).
Leave Mariposa on 13th - drive to Cambria vs. Hwy 140/49 then 41 S - view Hearst Castle, night of 13th in ______?_______. That would leave 2 days/nights to drive up coast back to SF for a week, checking back in Rex Hotel on 16th for a week.
Does this sound crazy, doable or what. Do I need to leave out Yosemite all together and spend week on coast from SF to Hearst and back? Help please. According to Google, it's roughly 600 miles to do this loop. Don't want to feel like we're spending a week in the car. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks

24 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Advice on a Hamptons Day Trip
  2. 2 Which NYC subway should I take?
  3. 3 Helicopter tours from Vegas to Grand Canyon
  4. 4 Places to eat like a local in Los Angeles
  5. 5 Chicago Architectural River Tours - which one for us?
  6. 6 Where to stay with kids in Nashville
  7. 7 East Coast road trip from Boston to Washington DC
  8. 8 Brooklyn why?
  9. 9 Timeshare Nightmares
  10. 10 Glacier, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton itinerary - advice requested please!
  11. 11 Cab Cost from McCarren to Venetian Hotel?
  12. 12 New York City Subway Fare Payment
  13. 13 Rafting in Wisconsin
  14. 14 Cocoa Beach Restaurant Recommendations near Courtyard Cocoa Beach
  15. 15 Trip Report Hawaii Trip. Paradise Lost (Or At Least Misplaced)
  16. 16 New York City Taking First Steps Against Air BnB Members
  17. 17 Phoenix restaurants
  18. 18 5 week in US/Mexico
  19. 19 Camping at Grand Canyon, Bryce, Zion and Arches
  20. 20 10 day trip to California
  21. 21 Best Glacier viewing (by boat) from Seward or Whittier
  22. 22 Alaska- cruise or land? and most scenic areas?
  23. 23 Hotel recommendation for San Francisco
  24. 24 Rafting near Denali
  25. 25 New York City Restaurants
View next 25 » Back to the top