Leave the Motel resume road trip towards Pismo Beach merge onto Highway 166 and Interstate 101 north for 20 miles.
A city in Southern San Luis Obispo County in the Central Coast area, a pleasant coastal front city with many attractions to view. Pismo contains a large pier and smart downtown to stroll around.
Resume trip for 25 miles to Morro Bay on the Highway 101 north covering 12 miles. Turn right onto Coastal Road 1, travel north for 12 miles and exit 278 traveling the last mile into Morro Bay.
A waterfront city where you can view the Morro Bay Rock at the entrance to the bays harbour. Points of interest the saltwater marsh with thriving birds located in the State Park plus a 3 mile stretch of beach.
Continue on to San Jose traveling 186 miles north, turn right onto Highway 41 north for 18 miles and take Highway 101 north and travel 154 miles onto the Highway 85 north for 7 miles take the exit for Highway 87 north, 7 miles into San Jose.
Situated in the Santa Clara County, located at the Southern end of San Francisco Bay nicknamed Capital of Silicon. Explore and visit the downtown which has a mix of old and new, The Circle of Palms Plaza located at the California Historical Marker 41, The Fairmont San Jose being a high rise Hotel. Plus The Water Fountain in Plaza De Cesar Chavez with the Plumed Serpent Statue. So many points of interest the domed shaped City Hall and Complex the local museums and a Tramway traveling through the heart of the city.
Resume road trip towards San Francisco Bay travel 48 miles north on Highway 87 for 3 miles exit 9b onto Highway 101 north for 45 miles into the Bay and park at the Old Fisherman’s Wharf and explore the wharf and downtown areas a good walk but worth it.
San Francisco founded in 1776 and is the largest city of the West Coast and one of the 10 tourist destinations in the world. The steep rolling hills within the city limits are unbelievable and an electric mix of Victorian architecture the famous landmarks including The Golden Gate Bridge one of the wonders of the Modern World. Cable Cars and Street Cars within the Chinatown District being the oldest and largest in North America. The famous former prison on the Alcatraz Island can be viewed from the Bay visits are available. Stroll around the Piers 35 and 39 which is the one with scores of Sea Lions lazing around in the marina also having great views of Alcatraz Prison, Sailing Boats and Ships plus many attractions. Street Performers and a Fun Fair containing an Italian crafted and hand painted Carousel. Climb back into the car cross over the Golden Gate Bridge travel 9 miles to Mill Valley, north on Highway 101 exit 445b merge north Coast Road 1 for 3 miles into the Americas Best Value Inn book for a 1 night stay.