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San Francisco to LA- roadtrip stops and places to stay

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San Francisco to LA- roadtrip stops and places to stay

Hi everyone,

I'm finally going to LA to visit my friends but to extend my trip I'm flying to San Francisco and stay there for few days before taking the road to Los Angeles, however, I can't decide which spots i must do and where to stay in between for the 11th, 12th and 13th (can be separate), so far I have:

06/08 San Francisco

08/11 Renting a car and take the 1 High Road

Santa Cruz Boardwalk, McWay falls, Malibu Pier

14/08 Los Angeles with my friends (plans up to them).

I'm looking for nice view hot spots and fun places to stay with nice views and nightlife to walk around and have a drink, maybe some beer or wine tasting too.

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1. Re: San Francisco to LA- roadtrip stops and places to stay

Welcome to the Los Angeles forum!

The California forum has a lot of information about the drive between these two cities, it is popular. Here is the link: https:/…ShowForum-g28926-i29-California.html

If you open the full version of TripAdvisor, not the app, you will have access to the top questions, on the right side of the questions. It has a lot of information about the coastal drive, where to spend a night or two (or three!), and points of interest along the way.

There is a detour at Big Sur, you can read about how to manage that, it's also discussed on the CA forum's top questions. An additional tip is to read through the first two forum pages of questions, it's a good bet there are others asking the same. Often, I don't need to ask questions if I take some time to read through recent forum posts.

When you have questions about Los Angeles, we can help you on this city forum for those, so please come on back when ready for city details, we sure can help you with them.

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