Trip Summary: California
 

Trip Summary: California

Sitting at the departure gate at LAX and thinking back on the week that was...

Best Radio Station:

"The Boombox", Sirius Radio, channel 34

Best Pizza at California Pizza Kitchen:

Santa Fe Chicken

Best Hotel:

The Tides Inn, Laguna Beach.

Best Cheap-Ass Hotel:

Howard Johnson Express Inn, Seaside, CA.

Best place in San Fracisco:

Chinatown

Most Scenic Route:

Highway 41 / 120 through Yosemite.

Most Helpful:

The guys at Subway in Modesto for helping me figure out what town I was in and how to get to the motel.

Best Cupcakes:

Cupcakes and Milk[a].

Best Travel Website:

Expedia.com[b] - hotel rates are sometimes 50% cheaper than drop-in booking. You just have to plan your roadtrip a day or so ahead.