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1. Posted by Naytobes84 (Budding Member 17 posts) 7y

Hi ya,

When is the best time of year to travel through California & New York? I am thinking Late September/early October '09, or maybe even April '10. Don't want to really experience the US summer season - busy!!

Also, what's the cheapest way around LA (visiting San Fran, San Diego and Las Vegas) would hire car be the go..train...bus...??

Cheers!

2. Posted by Wonkerer (Respected Member 592 posts) 7y

I would probably recommend September/October or April/May; basically along the lines of what you were thinking.

3. Posted by Calcruzer (Moderator 1989 posts) 7y

I agree with Wonkerer on the time to come.

I suggest you get a rent-a-car and drive yourself. It is impossible to get around LA without a car, and the drive from SF to LA (through the small towns) really should not be missed. Also, it is a short drive with a car from LA to Las Vegas (around 5 hours if it is not rush hour).

Enjoy

4. Posted by Cheap Guy (Budding Member 6 posts) 7y

Your time periods are perfect, if you're looking for deals, stay away from the summer. And yes, you'll need a car. Fortunately the economy is creating some deals among the car rental companies. Look at a regional rental company like Fox or Advantage.

Best,

Cheap Guy

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