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Best Time of Year for Cruising the California Coast in a Convertible

Best Time of Year for Cruising the California Coast in a Convertible

Old Nov 12th, 2011, 04:26 PM
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>>We do not find July and Aug to be too foggy at the beach
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Old Nov 12th, 2011, 09:14 PM
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But don't forget about warmal globing and changes in normal weather patterns.
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Old Nov 13th, 2011, 04:43 AM
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When I lived in San Francisco - I had a Mustang Convertible and had the top down all the time. Heck - we even went dirving to a ski area once in Tahoe with the top down - wearing our goose down parkas with the hoods up. Great fun.

Yes, we wuz a bit crazy.

I think you takes your chances, but just bring along some warm clothes if it's a bit chilly out and enjoy the fresh air.

I would also suggest a day in Carmel/Monterrey area, taking the 17 mile drive, seeing Cannery Row, possibly taking in the great Acquarium, whatnot.

And if you want to slip a day from say Santa Barbara or maybe Solvang, you might enjoy spending a night across the Golden Gate Bridge in Sausalito - where we enjoyed living for a time way back in the early 70's.
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Old Nov 14th, 2011, 06:38 AM
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Definitely will stop in Monterey area. Only reason I mentioned Big Sur is that ai havent been in that area so want to spend some time there. I have done Carmel/Monterey before.
I will have to decide whether I want the warmth of July or the clear skies of October. I guess I can always duck inland to the wine valleys for some sun. thanks for all the replies.
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Old Nov 14th, 2011, 07:59 AM
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>>whether I want the warmth of July
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Too much time in Cambria. Cut it to one day and use that time somewhere else, like Carmel as Stu Dudley sorta suggested.
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