Thank you everyone for posting tips, ideas and suggestions to the travel forum. It has been quite helpful.
I am traveling to Germany, Austria, Switzerland following Rick Steves 22 day itinerary by car. June 5 -June 28th
Is this a doable trip?
Day 1 Arrive Frankfurt from California at 1100. Drive to Rothenburg , sleep 2 nights Rothenburg
Day 2 Rothenburg
Day 3 Drive to Fussen , sleep 2 nights
Day 4 Fussen
Day 5 Drive to Munich, sleep Munich
Day 6 Munich, Sleep Munich
Day 7 Drive to Salzburg, sleep 1 night
Day 8 Drive to Hallstatt , sleep 1 night
Day 9, Drive to Vienna, sleep 3 nights
Day 10 Vienna
Day 11 Vienna
Day 12 Drive to Switzerland or should I get rid of car and take train to Appenzell?? 1 night
Day 13 Drive west to Berner Oberland stay in Grimmelwald 2 nights
Day 14 Grimmelwald
Day 15 Time in Bern drive to Murten 2 nights
Day 16 Murten
Day 17 Drive to Black Forest , sleep in Staufen 1 night
Day 18 Black Forest , Drive to Baden-Baden 2 nights
Day 19 Baden- Baden
Day 20 Drive the the Rhine, river cruise , Sleep in Bacharach sleep 1-2 nights
Day 21 Mosel Valley
Day 22 Drive to Frankfurt, Fly home to California
For Hotels in Rothenburg, has anybody stayed at any of these hotels? Hotel Kloster-Stuble, Hotel Spitzweg, Hotel Hornburg, Hotel Gerberhaus, Hotel Cafe Uhl???
For Hotels in Fussen- anyone stay at any of these???Hotel Das Beck, Hotel Goldener Hirsch, Alpenhotel Ernberg, Moserhof Hotel, Gutshof zum Schluxen Hotel
I welcome any input. Thank you for contributing.