Next week, we are making the PCH drive from LA to SF. I originally wanted to stay in Santa Barbara for the first stop but based on rates and availability, I am looking at alternative cities like Oxnard and had a few questions:
Is Oxnard safe for a family?
What is the best hotel: Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn or Embassy Suites? We generally like Embassy Suites but reading the reviews it sounds like it is not like a typical Embassy Suites.
Is the drive time to Santa Barbara about 45 minutes?
Is a trip to the Channel Island a day long adventure?