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    Hi I and 3 others from Australia are arriving in San Fran on the 12th Dec. We are flying to New york out of San fran on the 23rd. Was hoping to fit in a road trip in the 12 days I have ending back at San Fran. If anyone has any suggestions that would be great. Would like to fit in Las vegas and Yosemite national park if possible.


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    Hello Clint and welcome to the R.T.A. forums,

    This is a very popular choice of trip and the The links in this thread is full of good info.

    It would be possible to travel some of the [very scenic] coastal highway and on to Las Vegas and returning across Death valley and taking the Southern route around the Sierra's [via Bakersfield and Fresno] to Yosemite valley.
    It is important to note that the Tioga pass [HWY120] that crosses the Sierra's in Yosemite is closed this time of year and is not an option.

    Depending on how you want to plan your trip out, from Vegas, a visit to the South rim of the Grand canyon [North rim closed] is a good overnight option and you also have Zion and Bryce canyon as considerations.

    San Fran is a lovely place with Union square, China town and the famous pier '39 amongst lots of other places. I also think the trip to Alcatraz is well worth the time.

    Have a look at the links and put an itinerary together and we can help you fine tune it if you so wish.


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