I am new to this forum and was hoping to get advice/suggestions for a trip my girlfriend and I are planning from San Francisco to Death Valley. We will leave 12/27/2012 and return on 1/2/2013. We will be renting a RV from cruiseamerica (they are really cheap at the moment). Anyway, we will most likely be staying at a RV park right outside of Death Valley for our stay there, but I would appreciate any advice/suggestions about what to see while there, and also suggestions about places to stop on the way, or other attractions in the death valley area. I think 4-5 days at death valley alone may be excessive, plus it is about 500 miles each way, so it may be nice to see other things on the way. I would appreciate any advice/suggestions you may have. Thank you.