Heading out:? Route 88 to 395 and onward

Leaving for a road trip in a few hours–Driving across California and down to Death Valley–the great thing about car travel is that you can shift your plans at the last minute. Was planning a different route, then talked to a friend and we are going here:

Bringing the computer to check spots for the coming days…If you have suggestions for spots on 395 to stop, or in Death Valley, please let me know.