A lifeguard station on the beach next to the Santa Monica Pier.

Best of the West 14-Day Road Trip: SF, Yosemite, Vegas, LA…

By driving in a rough loop, you can hit all the top destinations of the West—San Francisco, Yosemite, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon and LA—in two weeks. This day-by-day route begins in San Francisco, but you can just as easily start in Los Angeles or Las Vegas if that works better for you.

The colorful kitschy interior of the Madonna Inn with carved wood and brightly-colored vinyl chairs.

Best California Road Trip Stops

Going from San Francisco to Yosemite? Or Los Angeles to the Grand Canyon? Every road trip needs excuses to stop and stretch your legs, and the best California road trip stops range from true American kitsch to stunning waterfalls.

Cover of Moon California Road Trip second edition.

Moon California Road Trip

The top destinations in the West are within a day’s drive of one another. See them all with Moon California Road Trip as your guide. Detailed driving instructions tell you how far you’ll have to drive, how long it will take, and which highways you’ll need to follow—including information on alternate routes and the best […]