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Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from California to New York State. If you're planning a road trip to New York State, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between California and New York State. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between California and New York State. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
8:00 am start at California
drive for about 36 hours
day 1 driving ≈ 36 hours
10:00 am leave from Bellagio Hotel
drive for about 9.5 hours
day 2 driving ≈ 9.5 hours
10:00 am leave from Vail Ski Resort
drive for about 9.5 hours
7:16 pm Omaha
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 3 driving ≈ 9.5 hours
10:00 am leave from Omaha
drive for about 8.5 hours
6:29 pm Museum of Science and Industry
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am
day 4 driving ≈ 8.5 hours
11:00 am leave from Museum of Science and Industry
drive for about 6 hours
day 5 driving ≈ 6 hours
11:00 am leave from The Cleveland Hostel
drive for about 5.5 hours
4:45 pm arrive at New York State
day 6 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
Las Vegas (324 answers)
Downtown Container Park (15 mentions)
Fremont Street Experience (15 mentions)
High Roller (10 mentions)
The Mob Museum (8 mentions)
Neon Museum (8 mentions)
restaurants around Las Vegas:
Mon Ami Gabi
Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino
Lotus of Siam
hotels around Las Vegas:
MGM Grand Las Vegas
Wynn Hotel Las Vegas
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
questions about Las Vegas:
Best new restaurants in Vegas?
What time of year is the best for scoring a cheap deals in Las Vegas
Best tips and casinos for first time gambler?
Is it better to stay on or off the Las Vegas strip?
Top things to do in Las Vegas that don't include gambling?
Vail (53 answers)
restaurants around Vail:
hotels around Vail:
Vail Ski Resort
questions about Vail:
Outlet for ski clothing?
Summer Restaurants in Vail
Omaha (24 answers)
Henry Doorly Zoo (8 mentions)
Joslyn Art Museum (3 mentions)
Lauritzen Gardens (2 mentions)
The Durham Museum (2 mentions)
Omaha Children's Museum (2 mentions)
restaurants around Omaha:
Stokes Grill & Bar Wood Fired Foods
801 Chophouse at The Paxton
Lo Sole Mio Ristorante
questions about Omaha:
Best free things to do in Omaha?
Dog friendly hotels
Museum of Science and Industry (34 mentions)
Cleveland (69 answers)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (13 mentions)
The Cleveland Museum of Art (12 mentions)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (6 mentions)
West Side Market (6 mentions)
Great Lakes Brewing Company (5 mentions)
restaurants around Cleveland:
The Greenhouse Tavern
Melt Bar & Grilled
hotels around Cleveland:
The Cleveland Hostel
questions about Cleveland:
Good restaurants for business dinner?
What is your favorite restaurant in Cleveland?
New to the city, friend coming to visit: What should we do?
What's the best neighborhood in Cleveland for a first time visitor?
Fun things to do
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