I'm planning a trip to SF & LV in Nov 08. I'll arrive in SF on 1st Nov, and my planned itinerary is as follows:-
01 Nov - SF
02 Nov - SF
03 Nov - SF
04 Nov - Check-Out of SF hotel in the morning. Depart on road trip to LV via
Yosemite, Death Valley etc... (Overnight at along-the-way
05 Nov - Enroute to LV (Overnight at along-the-way hotels/motels)
06 Nov - Enroute to LV (Overnight at along-the-way hotels/motels)
07 Nov - Arrive at LV (possible before 3pm)
08 Nov - LV
09 Nov - Check-Out of LV hotel in the morning. Depart on road trip to Grand
Canyon. Either stay one night at Grand Canyon area or return
back to LV.
10 Nov - LV
11 Nov - Check-Out of LV hotel. Drive back to SF in shortest route.
12 Nov - SF
13 Nov - End of Trip.
As it's my first time visiting the US, can the gurus please help:-
1) Advise/suggest the itineraries for the road trip (04 Nov - 07 Nov);
2) Any other short day trips nearby LV?;
3) The shortest drive route back to SF from LV?
A more detailed explanation on the routes/roads/highways to take, places to stay, things to do, are very much appreciated. Thanks a million in advance!