June 22, 2018

Day 5 – The World’s Most Epic RV Road Trip – San Francisco: Alcatraz + Chinatown

If you are going to do Alcatraz, I suggest doing the earliest tour possible. At the time of writing this – that’s the 8:45. I also suggest skipping the little ranger talk they give you when you first arrive. They’ll tell you it’s mandatory – it’s not. And the only valuable piece of information they give you is the location of the bathrooms. Really, it’s just a diversion to leave space between you and the group in front of you – and if you happen to be on the first tour, AND you skip that, you will be alone in […]
June 21, 2018

Day 4 – The World’s Most Epic RV Road Trip – Big Sur and San Francisco

If I didn’t mention this before, I will now – for this 16 day trip, we had exactly SIX nights with pre-arranged lodging. Primarily this was in campgrounds, with the last night booked at the Bellagio in Vegas. I don’t like over-planning trips, because I find it stressful. Not the planning part – but the sticking to the planning part. This becomes more evident halfway through the trip when we decide to bail out on one of those pre-arranged stops. San Francisco was one of those pre-arranged stays – at San Francisco RV Resort in Pacifica. It’s the only RV […]