After a Yosemite visit, we have 1.5 days to do route 1 from __X__ back to San Francisco. I am thinking of driving early to arrive in SLO around 1 or 1:30pm. Would this leave us enough time for a casual/picnic lunch (where?) and to see Big Sur? We would stay the night in SLO or Cambria then get up early to drive north for a full day making stops along the way and finish our drive in San Fran in the later evening.
At this point in our trip we'll have done San Fran, Napa, Yosemite and we'll be looking for relaxation and some good views. The other option would be start in Monterey and Drive North?
Really trying to make the best of our 1.5 days on PCH, please provide your best suggestions to do so. It's much appreciated.