United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 San Francisco during Super Bowl week
  2. 2 Cape Cod
  3. 3 Whale Watching in Kauai
  4. 4 Room With Balcony and Ocean View: $250-$300
  5. 5 Summer Vaca Destination for families driving from Michigan and Georgia?
  6. 6 reliable transportation across florida
  7. 7 Jazz Fest shuttle buses
  8. 8 Moving to DC ( Nova area) Please help me
  9. 9 Camping in Yellowstone? Good idea for a family?
  10. 10 Grand Circle Road Trip
  11. 11 3/31-5/29 New Tracy Letts Play!
  12. 12 Las Vegas loop
  13. 13 Trip Report Car-less in Atlanta (by Train)
  14. 14 Redwood National Forest
  15. 15 Grand Canyon Helicopter Ride
  16. 16 Driving from NY to Boston in February
  17. 17 Uber and Miami
  18. 18 Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor - how to get to the city?
  19. 19 Springfield, Illinois and no car. Worth a slight detour?
  20. 20 Itinary for Maui - help please
  21. 21 camping in the Finger Lakes region
  22. 22 Safe travel route from Medford, Oregon to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  23. 23 4 days in wine country. Where should we stay?
  24. 24 How many days to spend in San Francisco, LA & Las vegas?
  25. 25 Which hotel in Washington, D.C.?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Itinerary suggestions/advice for driving from SF to LA in 3d/2n

Jump to last reply

Finally getting close to our trip to the states and have firmed up our itinerary for the driving portion from SF to LA in December - we arestaying in both SF and LA before and after the road trip portion. Just wanted to have some opinion regarding our itinerary we have planned whether it's too ambitious or we are missing anything major. We're planning to complete the drive from SF to LA in 3 days and 2 night.

Day 1. SF -> Half Moon Bay -> Pacific Grove to see butterflies -> 17 mile drive -> Pt Lobos -> Overnight in Carmel

Day 2. Carmel -> Pffeifer Big Sur National Park -> Brunch/Lunch at Nepenthe -> Julia Pfeiffer Burns Park & McWay Falls -> Piedras Blancas to see elephant seals -> Hearst Castle -> Overnight at San Luis Obispo

Day 3. San Luis Obispo -> Malibu -> Arrive in LA

This is what we are planning to do - I know day 2 seems super packed but some of those stops are just for some photo ops. Any suggestions for changes to the itinerary - what to leave out or add in.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions :)

12 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement