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Driving down the west coast of america

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Driving down the west coast of america

At the end of August 2008 My self and my fiancee are travelling to the States for our honeymoon, we are spending 3 nights in Las Vegas then flying to San Fancisco, we would like to drive down the West coast for 7 days, do you have any recommendations where to stop, its meant to be beautiful, should we prebook hire car, and hotels or book them when we get there, we are also on a budget, any recommendations would be so welcome, thank you for taking the time to read our request.

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1. Re: Driving down the west coast of america

I recommend you visit the TouringSFO site at http://geocities.com/touringsfo/ to visit the page of DRIVING DIRECTIONS and read the report "A Trip to Anaheim . . ."

'Tween them, most of your questions are answered.

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2. Re: Driving down the west coast of america

Thank you very much for your very helpful inforamtion, swingcha.

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3. Re: Driving down the west coast of america

definitely do 17 mile drive in carmel

if on a tight budget id book in advance stay in places like motel 6 or super 8 or la quinta

thet are perfectly adequate for a night or 2 and cost about usd 40-60

look out for the nepenthe restaurant perched high above big sur

and santa barbara is really nice

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4. Re: Driving down the west coast of america

Nice drive, take Pacific Coast Highway for the pretty parts of the drive...Mt. Carmel as someone mentioned.

Places to see along the way:

Hearst Castle


Santa Monica and Hollywood


Disneyland -Anaheim


San Diego-Zoo, Sea World, 0ldtown



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5. Re: Driving down the west coast of america

we have just left LA yesterday we hired our car on the net through National got 30% off got a good car and when we had a blow out we changed the tyre and reurned it to them the following day and they changed the car and we got an upgrade we bought our own GPS while there $248 from KMart or $10 a day to hire worked out about the same so we bought one to keep

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