Category: California

Where to stay between LA and the Grand Canyon

Travelling from LA to the Grand Canyon. Overnight stay in Laughlin, an alternative to Las Vegas Day 12 of our West Coast Road Trip – Venice to Laughlin The Grand Canyon tempts a lot of people to take the drive from Los Angeles to visit. Many people don’t realise just how far it is, over

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Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

Happy birthday to me… Pacific Coast Highway road trip, county fair and rodeo Day 10 of our West Coast Road Trip – Monterey to Bakersfield It was my birthday and future ones will find it hard to compete now, we would be driving through Big Sur, a Pacific Coast Highway road trip. The Soberanes fire

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Spending the Day in Monterey Bay

Watching whales and visiting the city where wearing high heels is breaking the law Day 9 of our West Coast Road Trip – San Francisco to Monterey A very early start and on the road by 7am but for good reason, we would be spending the day in Monterey Bay. Our first stop was Moss

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West Coast Road Trip Days 7 & 8 – Santa Rosa to San Francisco

Landmarks, feasts and diamonds in San Francisco Day 7 – Santa Rosa to San Francisco After breakfast we continued south on highway 101 towards San Francisco. Santa Rosa and San Francisco are a little over 50 miles apart and without stops wouldn’t take much more than an hour. We had the top down and enjoyed

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Avenue of the Giants Road Trip

Visiting the Avenue of the Giants and the Redwood National & State Parks Day 6 of our West Coast Road Trip – Crescent City to Santa Rosa An early start but it would be worth it, it was time to visit the Redwood National Park in Northern California. We had our first diner chain breakfast

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