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🤔 of doing a west coast trip next year flying to LA going to Disney then having a few days in LA the. Train to san francisco doing a few things then flying back from san francisco or doing the bus back to LA having a day in LA then flying back to uk

A few questions

How many days at Disney
How many days in LA to see the sites ect
How many days in san francisco

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2/3 days Disney 2 days most for LA , how long is your trip, does anyone drive. There is so much to see on the PCH that driving would be best. Santa Barbara, Monterey and possibly over to yosemite.
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2/3 days Disney 2 days most for LA , how long is your trip, does anyone drive. There is so much to see on the PCH that driving would be best. Santa Barbara, Monterey and possibly over to yosemite.
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I agree with 2-3 at the most at Disney and also with 2 at most in LA.

For many, the absolute highlight of a West Coast trip is a drive on the PCH with all the awesome sights that this entails.

I went 2 years back and the part of the PCH that I most wanted to see (Carmel to San
Simeon) was closed. I will be returning at Easter 2020 in order to specifically drive that part of the route.

I would not consider a W Coast trip without a car as it is not simply about travelling City to City. I am more than comfortable using AMTRAC when it suits.. but not in California.

I think you need to read some trip reports and formulate a plan.
Mine is California N to South at Easter. As it is all on one thread, it may give you a running start of things to do. Afterwards it would be down to researching other one day, one thread reports that cover various attractions in far more detail.

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I used to live in LA. Traffic sucks. I suggest that you get a hotel near whatever attractions you plan on seeing. Minimize your driving and budget at least half a day to get to the airport or you might miss your flight. I budgeted 4 hours to get to the airport but it took me 5 hours to get there so I missed my flight. I spent the night on a bench outside of LAX so I could wait for a standby seat the next morning. Ugh...
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