Let someone else do the planning on this RV road trip up California’s central coast

Monterey is one of the stops on the RV itinerary from Los Angeles to San Francisco.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Hit the road, Jack, and crank up the radio for a road trip by RV. Tracks & Trails’ driving itinerary winds up the coast from Los Angeles to San Francisco, with stops in Santa Barbara, San Simeon, Big Sur and Monterey.

The 11-day trip includes time to ferry to Channel Islands National Park and hike among the redwoods at a Central California state park.

Evenings are spent in the RV at park campsites. Travelers can tack on optional activities such as a morning horseback ride at Big Sur or a sunset sail in Santa Barbara.

Dates: Vary, from April to October.


Price: From $6,200 per RV. Includes coach rental, campsites and first night in a hotel. Optional activities are extra.

Info: Tracks & Trails, (800) 247-0970


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