There is a wealth of information I've found so far on this site, which is great, but I am having real trouble trying to put it into a practical plan for our roadtrip. We are 4 english guys, all 21 years old, and we are doing the much covered san francisco-california-nevada road trip, over a 4 week period, in september.
The problem I'm having is that there is a wealth of information as to roads and routes, but I'm not sure how to utilise it best. I found so far drawing a route on google maps pretty unsatisfactory, because you just end up dragging the line all over the place and it doesnt seem very realistic. Reading all the numbers and roads just completely goes over my head as I can barely put the place names on the map... never mind get to grips with the roads... in general we want the most scenic route down the west coast ...but reading up it seems as if we might miss interesting things if we just go straight down as close to the coast as possible...
Also, are there any suggestions that I wont find elsewhere as to things we could do - there is quite a lot of wine tasting and fine food eating recommended on here, which we can neither afford nor would we be a particular priority (maybe for our parents..!) if you understand
thanks in advance