I'm stuck as to what to do:
I will be in Cali already when my beau arrives on a Sunday night at 9:00 p.m., LAX. We have reservations the next night in Big Sur. Originally we thought we would crash in LA for a night, then make the drive the next day to Big Sur. However, I figure it's about a six hour-drive? (if anyone can tell me best route, please let me know). I would like to get to Big Sur around noon-ish - so we can have lunch, spend the afternoon at either Point Lobos or Pfeiffer Beach, then relax at Treebones Resort. The next day we would do the other (Point Lobos or Pfeiffer Beach) before leaving for Sonoma in late afternoon, early evening.
Are we better off leaving LA very early in the morning, so we can take a coastal drive, or leaving LA on Sunday night, driving halfway, and crashing in a budget hotel somewhere, then finishing the drive in the a.m.?
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