United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 http://newsupplements2017.com/5-hour-force/
  2. 2 Los Angeles Area Restaurants - 2017 Edition
  3. 3 Suggestions for Sedona and Grand Canyon
  4. 4 Glacier National Park 2018
  5. 5 San Diego with teens in Februsry
  6. 6 Muir Woods in October
  7. 7 Hotel location Albuquerque
  8. 8 2 Grannies, 2 parents & 1 three-yr-old
  9. 9 Alaska 19 day itinerary - comments/opinions, please?
  10. 10 Trip Report Chicago - Memphis - NO - Anaheim (train/plane and taxi)
  11. 11 San Diego VRBO area
  12. 12 Botanical gardens on Maui, Hilo, and Kauai: how much do they differ?
  13. 13 Queen Anne or Belltown Hotel
  14. 14 Southbound lanes at San Ysidro Border Crossing close for 57 hrs.
  15. 15 Trip Report Disneyland Grand Californian
  16. 16 Overnight stay along Newburyport/Rockport train line
  17. 17 When will Key West be recovered from Irma?
  18. 18 Trip Report Colorado Shows Off
  19. 19 New England Tour
  20. 20 Kauai: First Trip Help Please
  21. 21 help me plan a Cali trip
  22. 22 Hawaii at Christmas with older teens
  23. 23 10-hour MIA layover ideas?
  24. 24 Trip to San Francisco in Dec 2017
  25. 25 Wilmington DE questions
View next 25 » Back to the top

Road trip from Wisconsin to California

Hi all! Four friends and I are taking a mini van from North-eastern Wisconsin so to the Golden coast in early-mid August. Although it's only a 35-ish hour drive there, we plan on taking 3-4 days to reach SoCal, giving us time to make many stops for site-seeing and touristy activities. For the way there, we're generally following Route 66, but of course we're more than willing to stray. Once in California, we'll spend one week travelling the coast, from Laguna Beach to San Francisco. We'd like to spend 2-3 days in Los Angeles alone just because we know there's SO much to do/see there. For the drive back, we are planning on taking another 3 days but this time in more of a straight shot eastward back home. Basically, I was wondering what kind of interesting, unique things you all recommend seeing, either during travel or in California. Other states we're going to spend a lot of time going through are Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, and maybe a bit of South Dakota and Minnesota. Also, if any of you have just general but easily-overlooked tips for a roadtrip of this nature, feel free to add that in!

Some more info: We're trying to keep this trip cheap, but if there's something really worth the money, we're willing to spend. Ideally, most of our lodging would be at hostels, motels, and in the van.

No Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement