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1 week- San Diego and Monterey?

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1 week- San Diego and Monterey?

Would this itinerary make sense? I have been to both cities before and I don't think I could go back to CA without a visit to Monterey! Right now I am thinking fly into SAN, leave for Monterey Monday or Tuesday afternoon, possibly spend a night between the two, W and TH as full days in Monterey and head back Friday afternoon, and fly home late Saturday night or Sunday.

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1. Re: 1 week- San Diego and Monterey?

Seems reasonable. I would just plan to spend a night enroute in between San Diego and Monterey in both directions. The only other thing is that unless I've misread your post, you haven't indicated how long this would give you in San Diego at the start of your trip? Are you intending to fly in to San Diego and then depart for Monterey immediately, or will you be spending any time there first?

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2. Re: 1 week- San Diego and Monterey?

If you dont want to drive Alaska flies from San Diego to Monterey, you can get RT airfare for less than $200

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3. Re: 1 week- San Diego and Monterey?

when going from san diego, i use to often plan my first night in santa barbara. then it's a decent distance from there to monterey so you can spend the day enjoying the great drive. just be careful with your travel times. you don't want to waste any of your precious hours stuck in la traffic (at least as avoidable as possible). for example, you said you were coming back on a friday. best time to get through la, in my opinion...very late at night/early morning...nothing really to see and easy freeway to drive at night.

Edited: 9:29 am, January 31, 2014
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4. Re: 1 week- San Diego and Monterey?

I think it's doable, but NOT via Highway 1.

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5. Re: 1 week- San Diego and Monterey?

Why not do the drive 1 way and fly home from Monterrey, SFO, SJC or OAK? From Monterrey they will fly you to another larger airport to get to Boston but the price is often competitive with the other Bay area airports.

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6. Re: 1 week- San Diego and Monterey?

I guess I question why you are backtracking. Why not fly into San Diego and out of an airport up north? It makes much more sense to me.

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