I now there are loads of threads on this road trip but this would my husband and I's first road trip ever and we want to get it right. We are not keen on too much driving so i have tried to break it up as much as possible. But would welcome some advice on routes, what to see, car to hire and where to stay. We are planning to go in Either June or Sept for 18 nights/19 Days. Suggested trip below:
(DAY 1) Arrive L.A. Stay in LA
(DAY 2) See LA
(DAY 3) Drive to San Diego (1st Night) Stay at ?
(DAY 4) See San Diego. (2nd Night) Stay at ?
(DAY 5) See San Diego. (3rd Night) Stay at ?
(DAY 6) Up early to drive to Grand Canyon (Williams). 528 miles (ish) (1st Night) Stay at ?
(DAY 7) Drive to Grand Canyon (1hr and ½ North) (2nd Night)
(DAY 8) Up early to drive to Las Vegas. (250 miles ish) Arrive Las Vegas lunchtime. (1st Night) Stay at ?
(DAY 9) see Las Vegas (2nd Night)
(DAY 11) See Las Vegas (3rd Night)
(DAY 12) See Las Vegas (4th Night)
(DAY 13) Leave Las Vegas and drive through Death Valley. Stop and Stay at ?
(DAY 14) Drive to Yosemite (1st Night) stay at ?
(Day 15) Yosemite (2nd Night) Stay at ?
(DAY 16) Drive to San Francisco
(DAY 17) See San Francisco.
(DAY 18) See San Fran.
(DAY 19) Fly out of San Fran.
Please help us to make this a trip of a life time, all advice welcome.