Son and I are driving back to WSU in mid August. Want to spend 3-4 days driving (2-3 overnight stops). Want to drive about 5 hours a day... want to stay in nice places / cute towns. Any suggestions helpful. Can go San Diego to Vegas for day one and stay with family.
If you want to go from San Diego through Las Vegas you are opting out of going up the California coast. You could go through Salt Lake City and Boise on the way to Washington State University - each of those stops is about 5 hours driving.
If you did not need to go to Las Vegas first, you could drive up the coast through FresnoEureka (California) and drive along the Oregon coast to Salem But the driving distances would be longer than 5 hours for some of those legs.
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