I want to make a trip from LA to San Fran alongside the coast and would like the nice places to visit?

by driving a car including Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon

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  • 1 decade ago
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    What do you enjoy doing? How much time do you have?

    Heading North (along the 101 freeway and Highway 1) some ideas

    Santa Barbara is a fun beach town with a great Misison to visit, good food, nice beaches

    Solvang - small Danish town - touristy - but many people really enjoy it.

    Morro Bay - great tidepools, laid back beach enviroment

    Hearst Castle

    Big Sur

    Carmel / Monterey (the Monterey Aquarium is very impressive).

    Driving from San Fran to LV

    Consider spending some time in Yosemite National Park, it is wonderful, drive through Tioga Pass and out on the 395 S to Death Valley and on to Las Vegas.

    From Las Vegas stop at Hoover Dam on the way to the Grand Canyon,.

  • 4 years ago

    hi, once you've 2 weeks to ascertain San Francisco and the Bay section i imagine i'd start up with the city. visit each and each and every of the web pages i.e. Golden Gate Bridge, fortress element top lower than the Bridge, the Exploratorium, Coit Tower, Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 this finished section, there's a WWII Submarine it is interesting to ascertain besides. make positive you spend faster or later contained in the Park and see the web pages around the Steinhardt Aquarium. power as a lot as twin Peaks for an truly good view of the city. Chinatown is a ought to and North sea coast is interesting to stroll round. in case you experience like an effective walk attempt the Gold Coast path. you could %. up this historic walk on the former Mint close to fifth street and marketplace or close by purely ask for the former mint. this is a walking excursion with distinctive web pages I actual have stated. it is going to take you about 3 hours, properly properly truly worth the walk. The walk is by technique of madalions fastened contained in the sidewalk and also you persist with all of them over the city out to the Wharf section. it is quite interesting to ascertain the city by technique of foot. With timecontinual down the coast to Santa Cruz and see the Boardwalk the toddlers will like it and thecontinual is alongside the coast street a million, you could %. up Hwy a million at Ocean sea coast. attempt to locate time for Monterey and Carmel some serious out of how places. With time shuttle in the course of the GG Bridge and visit the Marin Headlands there is lots to ascertain. once you %.-up a practise guide you'll have lots too see. For the toddlers there is always large u.s. about 40 5 minutes from San Francisco. eating, purely ask you'll locate very a lot of serious places to devour. My spouse and that i love Craps on Cole. it truly is close to the former hippie draw close out on Cole and Carl. you will get there on the "N" Judah street motor vehicle line.

  • 1 decade ago

    I just did this drive a couple months ago! =)

    Check out the elephant seals on the beach near San Simeon. They're fat and cute.

    If you get to Carmel around mealtime, I highly recommend eating there. Just pick any place on the downtown strip, and spend some time checking out the galleries. Monterey -- check out the aquarium. SLO is a cute town, and there's this restaurany called Big Sky Cafe (www.bigskycafe.com). Their sesame ginger noodle salad is to die for!

  • 1 decade ago

    Stop at Solvang. Lovely little Dutch town, very touristy, but has some fantastic restaurants. Also think about the Winchester House. I'm not sure of the name of the town, but it's fascinating. Sarah Winchester kept her house under constant construction for something like 50 years because she believed the ghosts who lived there told her to.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You should certainly check out San Simeon (Hearst Castle) and Carmel. You could also stop at Nepenthe, where Orson Welles built a house for his then-wife Rita Hayworth. Now it's a casual burger joint with a fantastic view.

  • 1 decade ago

    Hi there! Most people stick to Highway 1. Monterey is there, San Luis Obispo is there, etc. In fact, Rachael Ray (foodnetwork.com) just did an episode following that same route for her Tasty Travels show last night...I suggest going to foodnetwork.com and looking for that show, some of the restaurants looked really yummy! =) Have fun, and I hope you are going by convertable!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Napa Valley,Orange County,McDonalds

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    thats called a 4 day trip, i drive that way 3 times a month, i drive a tour bus and also depends how long you want to spend traveling and staying at those places,,,, dale

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