any musts that we would need to see on the drive from Texas to Arizona to California(l.a) area
>>any musts that we would need to see on the drive from Texas to Arizona to California(l.a) area>>
You are kidding, right? If you are from Texas you must know the vast area you are speaking of.
Of course there are "musts".
Hi Texas Girl - there's a somewhat hidden but great resource here on Trip Advisor for this sort of question, which is Trip Advisor's Road Trip Forum. I suggest asking your question there, as they can probably give you some good advice beyond what you might get in this forum.
Generally the route from Texas to LA will take you on I-10 through most of Arizona and on in to California. Before you reach LA in CA at least you'll be in mainly desert areas. Palm Springs is on I-10 before LA, and Joshua Tree National Park is nearby. Beyond that I'm not sure there's really that much of note on the California leg of such a journey.
It looks like texasgirl is from Amarillo, so the I-40 is the way to go. I'd stop at Petrified Forest, Grand Canyon, and maybe one of the "ghost towns" of Oatman, AZ or Calico, CA.
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