Could anyone comment/advise on our provisional plan
Couple (early 50s) visiting early Oct for 14/15 nights.
Day 1 Arrive in L A 5.40 pm collect car and stay one night in Santa Monica.
Day 2 Drive to Santa Barbara
Day 3 Drive to Paso Robles
Day 4 Drive to Monterey
Day 5 Arrive in San Fran , return car and stay 3 nights.
Hilton Union Sq (not yet booked) Get Hopon/hop off tickets, Book Alcatraz,
Day 8 Collect car and drive to Yosemite N P -we are planning on staying 2 nights.Should we stay in the park iself or outside?
Day 10 Drive to Death Valley. 1 night - recommend places to stay please (no shared bathrooms!
Day 11 Drive to Grand Canyon 2 nights -see dawn break , helicopter ride
Day 13 Drive to Las Vegas 2 nights- The Signature at Mgm Grand maybe?
Should we return car to airport when we arrive to save rental fees or will we need it to get around? How easy are transfer to airport?
Day 15 Flight from Las Vegas