Our California Central Coast RV Trip (Revision #1)

We have taken our best friends from across the pond (Liverpool area, England) to attractions in Northern and Southern California. We will be touring the middle of California along the coast in 2017.  We aren’t sure of dates or lengths of stays, but here is the draft itinerary with campgrounds and places of interest:


Departure SB  I-5 to rest stop  –  (106 miles)

San Benito RV & Camping Resort

16225 Cienega Road Paicines (near Hollister), CA 95043 (I-5 to 152 to 156 and on the way to 101)




From $58.00 per day

These back-in, grass pad sites offer 30 amp electric, shade, and are close to the adult center, adult pool and restrooms. Full hook up and 50 amp service if available at check-in, for an additional charge. Size limit is 50′.

Site Map


Sunday and Monday

To Pismo Beach via 101 – 2 hr 28 min 138 miles

Pismo Coast Village RV Resport


Pismo Coast Village RV Resort

At Pismo Coast Village RV Resort, you’ll enjoy a wide variety of family activities and accommodations, affordable rates and ideal weather year-round. • Clubhouse • Basketball court • Horseshoe pits • Mini-golf course • Heated swimming pool • Video and pinball arcade • Large laundromat • Full service restrooms • Propane, firewood and ice • Well-stocked General Store • RV storage, repair service, wash and spray wax • Groups and clubs welcome • Bicycle rentals • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access

Site Map


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Pismo to Paseo Robles  – 42 mi (approx. 45 min)



Wine Country RV Resort

2500 Airport Rd.
Paso Robles, CA 93446



Full hookup service that can fit rigs up to 70 feet with plenty of room for slide-outs. Complimentary wi-fi and cable are provided for your enjoyment as well as a picnic table to entertain outdoors. Other site options include concrete pads, breathtaking bluff views and pull through availability.

Amenities:  Pool, billiards, adult escape full outdoor bar with wines and beer on tap, cornhole oversized Jenga

Site Map

We plan to do some driving in Morro Bay and San Simeon areas after planting the RV in the campround.  The following is one tour on the list:


Hearst Castle –  tours start at $25

Saturday, Sunday and Monday – maybe Tuesday who knows?

Paso Robles to Monterey –  115.8 mi (via 101) about 2 hours

Carmel By the River RV Park

27680 Schulte Rd.
Carmel, CA 93923


Carmel park

  • 35 full hookup RV sites
  • Water
  • Electricity
  • Sewer
  • Cable T.V.
  • Free WiFi
  • 50amp Hookups
  • Private BBQ Grills
  • General Store
  • RV Supplies
  • Club/Meeting Room
  • Propane Sales and exchange program
  • Hot showers
  • Lounge with ping-pong, pool and air-hockey
  • 4.5 miles from downtown Carmel
  • 7 miles from Monterey
  • 2 day pass Monterey Bay Aquarium tickets sold here

Site Map

We plan to park at the above resort for our last few days to see the following sites:

Monterey Bay Aquarium
Cannery Row/Wharf
Drive Hwy 1 to Big Sur
Capitola – maybe the Ritz
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk


If you have any ideas, suggestions or concerns, please feel free to let us know. Especially, if you live in the areas we plan to visit.

Our itinerary is a draft and there is lots of time to be amended or revised !

Thanks in advance for your help.




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