Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Global Neighbours > UK Trip Reports Board
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 10-04-2008, 11:28 AM   #1
Claire L
Enjoys a good broadway show
Likes a nice cold glass of White Zinfandel
Has been known to have a blonde moment now and then
 
Claire L's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Too far from the Magic in Eastbourne, England
Posts: 10,795

Cool 3 states, 3 weeks and 2000 miles in a Jeep - Itinerary

This trip was planned as a 5th wedding anniversary trip with DH aka Nathan. As we loved SF so much in our visit 3 years ago that was a good place to start and as we were planning a skiing trip in the next few years Lake Tahoe seemed a good place to check out. I had been out west twice in the 90's so wanted to go back to Yosemite, GC and LV so a route was then planned. As for a car due to driving through the mountains and desert then a Jeep was the best way to go.


June 16th Friday - Fly to SF after starting in Clubhouse Lounge at LHR a treat as it's our 5th wedding anniversary today - Hyatt at Fisherman's Wharf (Weather)

June 17th Saturday - Wander around Fisherman's Wharf then drive to Alamo Sq and Golden Gate Park finish at Palace of Fine Arts

June 18th Sunday - Off to Union Sq for some shopping Golden Gate Park, Alamo Sq, Nob Hill and the Fairmont Hotel

June 19th Monday - Drive across Golden Gate Bridge, then to Sausalito and into the Sonoma and Napa Valleys

June 20th Tuesday - Have a last look at SF

June 21st Wednesday - Head off to Lake Tahoe - Station House Inn (Weather)

June 22nd Thursday - Explore Lake Tahoe ie drive around it

June 23rd Friday - Up the Gondola to Heavenly

June 24th Saturday - Off to Yosemite - Yosemite View Lodge (Weather)

June 25th Sunday - Explore Yosemite, Half Dome and the Falls

June 26th Monday - Off to Glacier Point

June 27th Tuesday - Drive to Barstow - Holiday Inn (Weather)

June 28th Wednesday - Calico Ghost town and Walmart

June 29th Thursday - Shopping and relaxing

June 30th Friday - Drive to the Grand Canyon - El Tovar (Weather)

July 1st Saturday - GC soaking up the scenery on the shuttle along the Rim

July 2nd Sunday - Helicopter over the Canyon

July 3rd Monday - Off to Las Vegas via the Hoover Dam - Bellagio (Weather)

July 4th Tuesday - Have a look at the Strip and do some shopping

July 5th Wednesday - Wander up and down the strip and see 'Mamma Mia!'

July 6th Thursday - More shopping in the outlets then PotC 2

July 7th Friday - Packing and time for home


So there you are our plans for 3 weeks which show what we actually did each day and where we stayed.

Claire
__________________
x Claire x
Aug 90 to Mar 98 - 6 visits to US and 20 states visited, inc 2 trips to WDW and 2 trips to DL Jun 01 - WDW Grosvenor DTD 2wks + TIG St Pete Beach 1wk Jun 02 - WDW WL 2wks Feb 03 - New York 4nts Jun 03 - West Coast 3wks SF to LA & DL for 3 days Oct 04 - WDW AKL 10nts + RPR 2nts Jun 05 - WDW YC 10nts + HRH 4nts + TIG St Pete Beach 1wk! Jun 06 - SF to LV inc Lake Tahoe, Yosemite + the Grand Canyon 3wks Dec 06 - NYE at WDW POFQ 11nts inc RPR 1nt Oct 07 - WDW SSR 2wks inc PBH 1nt May 08 - WDW AKV 15nts inc PBH 1nt + VB 4nts Feb 09 - WDW SSR 1wk + BWI 1wk Jun 09 - Washington DC for 1wk Dec 09 - New York for 6nts Oct 10 - Miami 3nts & WDW AKV KV 13nts inc HRH 1nt Jun 11 - LA to Seattle for 3wks inc 3 days at DLC Oct 12 - WDW AKV KV 2wks inc PBH 1nt Oct 14 - WDW AKV KV 2wks inc PBH 1nt
Claire L is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2008, 12:42 PM   #2
suzycute
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: England
Posts: 1,429

Great itinerary! We did something similar last year and loved it. We also stayed at the Bellagio so looking forward to hearing about your experiences!
__________________
suzycute is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2008, 08:41 AM   #3
mark&sue
I keep trying to convert everybody, but they just don't want to be converted
I can only get a tag if its near the weekend. a monday, tuesday and some wednesdays are definately no tag days
 
mark&sue's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: London,England
Posts: 5,510

sounds amazing


Susan
__________________
Oct 1992: off site - April 1998: Dixie Landings - Oct 1999: DL California - Oct 2000: Grosvenor Resort - Oct 2001: POFQ - Dec 2001:Disneyland Hotel - Oct 2003: Davy Crockets Cabins - Oct 2004: Grand Floridian -May 2005: SSR (DVC) & HRH - Oct 2005: New York Hotel - Oct 2006: SSR and BCV (DVC) - Aug 2007: SSR (DVC) and 1st Disney Cruise - July 2008: Sequoia Lodge - July 2010: Treehouse Villas - Sequoia Lodge: Oct 2010 - April 2011 Treehouse Villas/Portofino Bay
2012/13: Several trips to our Dream holiday Home in Spain
mark&sue is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:34 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.