Trippy
 
  Questions  
Drive      Fly      Stay      Login    Signup

Carlsbad (California) to Pittsburgh drive

(tap on any row to expand for more details)

  Carlsbad (California)
 Phoenix
 Albuquerque
 Amarillo
 Oklahoma City
 Branson
 St. Louis
 Indianapolis
2 travelers   /   driving   /   6 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

City:
Check-in:
Check-out:
Rooms:     Travelers:
Get:    


Carlsbad (California) to Pittsburgh road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Carlsbad (California) to Pittsburgh. If you're planning a road trip to Pittsburgh, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Carlsbad (California) and Pittsburgh. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Carlsbad (California) and Pittsburgh. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

customize this trip
 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Carlsbad (California)
drive for about 6 hours

4:52 pm  Phoenix
stay overnight at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6 hours
find more stops

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
drive for about 6.5 hours

4:22 pm  Albuquerque
stay overnight at Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
find more stops

 Day 3

11:00 am  leave from Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
drive for about 4 hours

3:14 pm  Amarillo
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 4 hours
find more stops

 Day 4

10:00 am  leave from Amarillo
drive for about 4 hours

1:47 pm  Oklahoma City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:47 pm
drive for about 5 hours

7:39 pm  Branson
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 4 driving ≈ 8.5 hours
find more stops

 Day 5

11:00 am  leave from Branson
drive for about 4 hours

2:58 pm  St. Louis
stay overnight at Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 5 driving ≈ 4 hours
find more stops

 Day 6

9:00 am  leave from Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
drive for about 4 hours

12:58 pm  Indianapolis
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:58 pm
drive for about 6 hours

7:57 pm  arrive in Pittsburgh
eat at Primanti Brothers
stay at Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel

day 6 driving ≈ 10 hours
find more stops

drive this trip in  


  Change your route
From:
To:
 
  Alternate route
Enter a city to drive through, or find all trips from Carlsbad (California) to Pittsburgh.
Via:
 

Carlsbad (California) to Pittsburgh questions


Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Carlsbad, California.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.


How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.


Where should I stop along the way?

Phoenix  (115 answers)
    Piestewa Peak  (3 mentions)
    Dreamy Draw Recreation Area  (2 mentions)
    Phoenix Art Museum  (2 mentions)
    Bunky Boutique  (2 mentions)
    Frances  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Phoenix:
        Chelsea's Kitchen
        SunUp Brewing Co
        The Parlor Pizzeria
        The Clever Koi
        Crudo
    hotels around Phoenix:
        Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
        The Clarendon Hotel and Spa
    questions about Phoenix:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Phoenix?
        Food and things to see in Phoenix and Tucson
        Best restaurants in Phoenix?
        Popular neighborhoods to stay in Phoenix?
        Where are the best free things to do in Phoenix?

Albuquerque  (90 answers)
    Old Town Albuquerque  (3 mentions)
    New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science  (2 mentions)
    Explora!  (2 mentions)
    Nob Hill  (2 mentions)
    Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Albuquerque:
        Frontier Restaurant
        Standard Diner
        Frontier Restaurant
    hotels around Albuquerque:
        Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
    questions about Albuquerque:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Albuquerque?
        Temporary home!
        Affordable hotel in Albuquerque for the International Balloon Fiesta?
        Where to stay

Amarillo  (26 answers)
    questions about Amarillo:
        THING TO SEE

Oklahoma City  (31 answers)
    Boathouse District  (4 mentions)
    Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum  (3 mentions)
    AT&T Bricktown Ballpark  (2 mentions)
    Science Museum Oklahoma  (2 mentions)
    Stockyards City Main Street  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Oklahoma City:
        Kitchen No. 324
        Big Truck Tacos
        Waffle Champion
        Cheever's Cafe
        Museum Cafe
    questions about Oklahoma City:
        Breakfast Restaurant in OKC
        What sort of hands-on things can I experience in OKC?
        What's the best neighborhood in Oklahoma City for a first time visitor?

Branson  (12 answers)
    questions about Branson:
        Fun places to go in Branson

St. Louis  (74 answers)
    Forest Park  (10 mentions)
    St. Louis Zoo  (6 mentions)
    City Museum  (5 mentions)
    Gateway Arch  (4 mentions)
    Urban Chestnut Brewing Company  (4 mentions)
    restaurants around St. Louis:
        Pappy's Smokehouse
        Ted Drewes
        Iron Barley Eating Establishment
        Pastaria
        Companion
    hotels around St. Louis:
        Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
        The Lemp Mansion
    questions about St. Louis:
        Good St. Louis dines?
        Great lunch places in St Louis
        What's the best neighborhood in St. Louis for a first time visitor?
        Good family vacation within 10 hours of St. Louis (not Branson)?
        Where are the best places to stay in St. Louis?

Indianapolis  (34 answers)
    Indianapolis Museum of Art  (4 mentions)
    Indianapolis Zoo  (2 mentions)
    questions about Indianapolis:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Indianapolis?
        Awesome food trucks?
        Best free things to do in Indianapolis?
        Your Favorite Holiday Events in Indianapolis


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.


Where's the best place to stay in Pittsburgh?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Pittsburgh.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel, which was mentioned 3 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Pittsburgh? Click the blue button below.




Where's the best place to eat in Pittsburgh?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Primanti Brothers, which was mentioned 2 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Primanti Bros.  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Pittsburgh? Click the blue button below.




What are some things to do in Pittsburgh?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Andy Warhol Museum  (9 mentions)
National Aviary  (6 mentions)
Carnegie Museum of Art  (6 mentions)
Phipps Conservatory  (5 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Pittsburgh. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Ida from Durham (New Hampshire) asked:
First timer to Pittsburgh, what should I explore?  (6 answers)

profile  Camille from San Francisco asked:
First time to Pittsburgh, what are things a first time visitor has to do?  (5 answers)

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Pittsburgh for a first time visitor?  (4 answers)

profile  Mark from Monroe (Michigan) asked:
Parking spots for a 45' motorcoach in or near downtown Pittsburgh  (4 answers)

profile  Gerald from Brooklyn (New York) asked:
Pittsburgh on a budget?  (4 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Pittsburgh.




Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Pittsburgh to Carlsbad (California) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Carlsbad (California) to Pittsburgh. Or get a full Carlsbad (California) to Pittsburgh flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Carlsbad (California) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Carlsbad (California)!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 2,467 miles
driving time of 36 hours, 58 minutes
Pittsburgh is 3 hours ahead of Carlsbad (California)
29 Carlsbad (California) travel answers
115 Phoenix travel answers
90 Albuquerque travel answers
26 Amarillo travel answers
31 Oklahoma City travel answers
12 Branson travel answers
74 St. Louis travel answers
34 Indianapolis travel answers
37 Pittsburgh travel answers





VIEW DETAILED MAP


This is the most common route that Trippy members have taken, but you can explore alternate routes from Carlsbad to Pittsburgh, or check the current road conditions from Carlsbad to Pittsburgh. You can also find the flattest route from Carlsbad to Pittsburgh.

Driving directions from Carlsbad to Pittsburgh

Get Driving Directions



   
Questions   ·   Destinations   ·   Drive   ·   Fly   ·   Airports   ·   Stay   ·   Search

Login   ·   About   ·   FAQ   ·   Feedback   ·   Privacy   ·   Terms