Riding California In 7 Days

I currently have 6 days of photos completed. The rest should be done shortly. Click the following links for the day you want to view. We traveled a total of 1910 miles in 7 days.

Day One

Santa Barbara To Monterey - 280 Miles

Highlights: Hwy. 154 out of Santa Barbara. Solvang is a great stop for breakfast. Hwy 1 is a beautiful ride. Be sure and stop at Napenthe in the North end of Big Sur for the views of the ocean and some refreshments.

Day Two

Monterey To Napa Valley - 200 Miles

Highlights: Hwy. 9 out of Santa Cruz is a beautiful ride through the redwoods. Alices's Restaurant at the intersection of Skyline Blvd. and Hwy. 84 is a great stop for lunch. San Francisco for the ride down lombard street and some good photo ops.

Day Three

Back Roads Of Napa Valley - 200 Miles

Highlights: Pope Valley Rd., Morgan Valley/Lake Berryesa Rd., and Hwy. 121. These are beautiful back roads through the country side of Napa Valley up to Clear Lake and back.

Day Four

Napa To Trinity Rd., To Stewarts Point Rd. To Occidental To Vallejo. 270 Miles

Highlights: Trinity Rd./Oakville Grade a must ride. Stewarts Point Rd./Skaggs Springs Rd. a must ride to the coast. Fort Ross Rd. to Occidental a very exciting road. Good Italian food at the Union Hotel Italian restaurant in Occidental.

Day Five

Vallejo To Placerville, To Sonora Pass, To Tioga Pass, To Yosemite National Park. 396 Miles.

Highlights: Placerville, the Buttercup Pantry a great place to eat breakfast. Sonora Pass, One of the prettiest rides of the entire trip. Yosemite Falls, A beautiful view of the falls and shear cliffs. The place to stay is Yosemite View Lodge just outside Yosemite Village on Hwy. 140.

Day Six

Yosemite National Park To Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park. 311 Miles

Highlights: Kings Canyon. Don't miss this 32 mile ride down into the canyon and back. This is one of the most beautiful rides of the trip. A lot of people skip this part of the park and go to the Giant Sequoia's. Be sure and go to Kings Canyon and then through the Sequoia's.