When you ask me for my biggest travel dream: USA west coast in an RV. This came true in April 2018. Flight to LA, Palm Springs, Grand Canyon, Death Valley, Las Vegas, Yosemite, San Francisco, Highway 1, Malibu and Holywood.
Our first two days we spend LA. We did a German 8-hour citytour with Joerg. He showed us Santa Monica, Venice, LA Downtown, the Olympic stadium, … (www.abenteuerla.com)
We picked our RV we rented from Road Bear RV Rentals & Sales and our road trip started.
Pomona Campingplatz Pomona RV park & Campground
Our first adventure was the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. It’s the world’s largest rotating tram car that travels over two-and-one-half miles along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon.
Joshua Tree NP Our campingsite wasn’t for RVs. Because of the Coachella Festival all campingsites were fully booked.
Stopover: Oatman esel
Grand Canyon, Arizona Campingsite: Mather Ground
Stopover: Death Valley, Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada Campingsite: Las Vegas RV Resort
In the evenning we watched the watershow at the hotel Bellagio. We went shopping at Las Vegas South Premium Outlets.
Picturestop: Las Vegas Sign – at the south end of the strip
When coming back to Las Vegas: watch a show!
Stopover: Lake Isabella in Sequoia Nationalpark
Yosemite, CA – campingsite: High Sierra RV & Mobile Park
San Francisco, CA – I can’t remember the campingsite but SF has so many.
We crossed the Golden Gate Bridge and on the other side we took an uber to Sausalito and had pizza at Darios Pizza and Pasta.
The other day we went to the former prison island Alcatraz and did a night tour.
Pismo Beach – campingsite: Pismo Coast Village RV Resort
Stopover: Solvang (a taste of Denmark in California)
Stopover: Santa Barbara (wharf and mission)
Malibu – campingsite: Malibu Beach RV Park
Malibu Seafood and beach day at Malibu Beach
Back in LA: we returned our camper and slept the last three days in an Airbnb in Hollywood.
On our first day we have been to Melrose Ave for eating, shopping and taking pictures.
Here is my list for the „Instagram Walls“:
• Coachella Wall – 8251 Melrose Ave (Carrera Café)
• Pink Wall – 8121 Melrose Ave (Paul Smitch Store)
• Made in LA Wand – 8025 Melrose Ave (Cisco Home)
• Pink Girlstour Wall – 7811 Melrose Ave (Sorella Boutique)
•Pink Wings – between Melrose Ave und Odgen Drive (Near Fairfax Ave)
• Carrera Café – 8251 Melrose Ave
• Joe and the Juice – 8532 Melrose Ave
The next day we spend around the Walk of Fame.In the evenning I had an appointment at Califonia Dream Tattoo to get a new tattoo. What we also did: Rodeo Drive & Griffith Observatory. The last day we went shopping Citadel Outlets in Los Angeles.
When I come back to LA:
• Skyspace Slide – in LA Downtown