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    If it were just me I think I would opt for...

    If it were just me I think I would opt for Ebbetts but I have a nervous traveler with me - the wife - and I really don't want ear-ache right across this wonderful pass ! I just might get away with it...
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    Thanks - I don't know why but I had thought the...

    Thanks - I don't know why but I had thought the climbs would be the issue but it seems not. I'm a confident driver and we are not in a hurry and looking forward to stopping whenever we can to see the...
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    Great and I had forgotten its a CVT. Lets hope I...

    Great and I had forgotten its a CVT. Lets hope I get one of those famous rental "Upgrades" that only costs you another few thousand dollars !
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    Hi glc - now at the final planning stage and...

    Hi glc - now at the final planning stage and after reading reviews of the various Sierra passes I think I will drive east from Sonora up the 108 and across the Sonora pass. My only concern is that I...
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    Best scenic route West Yosemite to Lake Tahoe

    I am interested in hearing readers views on routes from West Yosemite to Lake Tahoe taking a couple of days. As we will have dropped down to West Yosemite from Lee Vining I don't want to go back that...
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    Hi Dave I had put the Sequoia NP on the radar at...

    Hi Dave
    I had put the Sequoia NP on the radar at one point and then it seemed a bit out of the way but maybe I will take a closer look. Is there anywhere that stands out as a great place to visit /...
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    A "Slow Route" to Las Vegas

    Hi - I am planning to drive this September the well documented loop San Fransisco - Big Sur / Route 1 - Las Vegas - back along the east side of the Sierras - Yosemite - Lake Taho - Nappa and back to...
  8. Good advice, thanks. One of the problems us Brits...

    Good advice, thanks. One of the problems us Brits have is understanding your distances and driving times. Looking at the map we would never think that you could drive around Lake Tahoe - approx 75...
  9. Hi Val Many thanks for this full answer. The...

    Hi Val
    Many thanks for this full answer. The current "draft" route allowed for two overnight stops for Yosemite, either stopping in the Mono Lake area and travelling into Yosemite and back for a...
  10. Great - many thanks Donna. R

    Great - many thanks Donna.

    R
  11. Really helpful Donna - many thanks. Did you just...

    Really helpful Donna - many thanks. Did you just book "on the fly" each day as you toured or were you looking and booking say 24 hrs ahead. So from one stop-over, you would target the next nights...
  12. This is really useful info - thanks everyone....

    This is really useful info - thanks everyone.
    Now to re-draw the route - again!
    Richard
  13. Great, thanks. Richard

    Great, thanks.

    Richard
  14. Hi Mark I would like to reurect this great...

    Hi Mark

    I would like to reurect this great thread from 4 years ago. Would Super 8 and Motel 6 still be the budget chains to aim for? I'm planningg for a trip down route 1 then across to LV in...
  15. Many thanks Lifey and Michael - this sounds...

    Many thanks Lifey and Michael - this sounds excellent advice and now re-working the route. As long as there is a helicopter in it somewhere then I will be forgiven the extra miles!

    Just one thing...
  16. Thanks for the response Dave. My wife adores...

    Thanks for the response Dave. My wife adores "Helecopter Rides" and I promised her a trip out from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon (some also take you down to the canyon floor) so have left this off...
  17. Crossing from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas

    Hi, I have read most of the many posts regarding the loop-trip I am planning from SF, Down the Big Sur, across to Las Vegas, back via Yosemite and Lake Taho on this excellent site, but I have a...
  18. Thanks

    Many thanks, sounds like good advice.
  19. SF to Las Vegas return west coast - Clockwise or Anti-Clockwise best?

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    I have been browsing this great site and have found most of what I was looking for already because of this very popular tour. Couple of unanswered things though all to do with my planning the...
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