In response to Dave's suggestion to my first alternate route, I have outline a second alternative for returning. I have put short drives on day's 1 through 3 to allow for touring and then made a "beeline" for home on days 4 & 5.
Day #1: (338+sight seeing) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5397048
Day #2: (227+touring) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5397099
Day #3: (230+touring) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5397121
Day #4: (522) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5397178
Day #5: (562) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5397234