We are 4 seniors and planning a touring holiday for late August 2012. We don't want to do any massively long distances. We would like some comments as to our proposed route.
Day 1 Fly to San Francisco from England
Day 2 San Francisco
Day 3 San Francisco
Day 4 Pick up car and travel from San Francisco to Oakdale via Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, Muir Woods and San Quentin
Day 5 Oakdale to Mammoth Lakes
Day 6 Mammoth Lakes to Furnace Creek in Death Valley
Day 7 Furnace Creek to Las Vegas
Day 8 Las Vegas
Day 9 Las Vegas
Day 10 Las Vegas to Williams
Day 11 Williams to Grand Canyon via train
Day 12 Williams to Lake Havasu
Day 13 Lake Havasu to Barstow
Day 14 Barstow to Los Angeles
Day 15 Los Angeles
Day 16 Los Angeles to San Simeon using coast road
Day 17 San Simeon to Half Moon Bay using coast road
Day 18 San Francisco to England
Comments on the route and stop off places please with alternative suggestions if appropriate.
Suggestion as to sights to see on the way please.
Is it necessary to book all hotels in advance. We know we have to book San Francisco, and also Furnace Creek.
Chris and Pete