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Columbus to Sacramento drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Columbus to Sacramento

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Columbus to Sacramento in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Sacramento, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Columbus
drive for about 3 hours

11:52 am  Indianapolis
eat at Buda di Beppo
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:52 pm
drive for about 7.5 hours

8:28 pm  Des Moines
stay overnight at Kirkwood Civic Center Hotel
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 10.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Kirkwood Civic Center Hotel
drive for about 6 hours

4:02 pm  North Platte
stay overnight at Rodeway Inn North Platte
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 6 hours
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 Day 3

11:00 am  leave from Rodeway Inn North Platte
drive for about 3.5 hours

2:28 pm  Cheyenne
stay overnight at Central Plaza Hotel Cheyenne
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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 Day 4

10:00 am  leave from Central Plaza Hotel Cheyenne
drive for about 6 hours

4:02 pm  Park City
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 4 driving ≈ 6 hours
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 Day 5

9:00 am  leave from Park City
drive for about 8 hours

4:54 pm  Black Rock City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:54 pm
drive for about 4 hours

9:46 pm  arrive in Sacramento
stay at The Citizen Hotel

day 5 driving ≈ 12 hours
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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Indianapolis  (41 answers)
    Indiana State Fairgrounds Campground  (1 mention)
    Brickyard - Lot  (1 mention)
    Lake Haven Retreat  (1 mention)
    Indy Lakes Campground  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Indianapolis:
        Buda di Beppo
    questions about Indianapolis:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Indianapolis?
        Your Favorite Holiday Events in Indianapolis
        Awesome food trucks?
        Best free things to do in Indianapolis?

Des Moines  (21 answers)
    Iowa State Fairgrounds  (1 mention)
    Walnut Woods State Park  (1 mention)
    Griffs Valley View RV  (1 mention)
    Adventureland Campground  (1 mention)
    Yellow Banks County Park  (1 mention)
    Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino  (1 mention)
    Bob Shetler  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Des Moines:
        Ritual Cafe
        Exile Brewing Co
        9th Street Deli & Catering
    hotels around Des Moines:
        Kirkwood Civic Center Hotel
        Quality Inn & Suites Event Center
    questions about Des Moines:
        What's the best neighborhood in Des Moines for a first time visitor?
        Any good hiking spots in or near Des Moines?

North Platte  (3 answers)
    Cody City Park - North Platte  (1 mention)
    Cody Park  (1 mention)
    A-1 Sunset Mobile & RV Park  (1 mention)
    Holiday RV Park and Campground  (1 mention)
    Buffalo Bill Ranch State Recreation Area  (1 mention)
    I-80 Lakeside Campground  (1 mention)
    Maloney Reservoir State Recreation Area  (1 mention)
    Frontier Resort  (1 mention)
    restaurants around North Platte:
        SONIC Drive-In
    hotels around North Platte:
        Rodeway Inn North Platte
        Americas Best Value Inn North Platte
        Country Inn North Platte
        Howard Johnson Inn North Platte
        Motel 6 North Platte
        Quality Inn & Suites North Platte
        Knights Inn North Platte NE
        Oak Tree Inn North Platte
        Holiday RV Park & Campground

Cheyenne  (14 answers)
    Hide A Way RV Park  (1 mention)
    AB Campground RV Park  (1 mention)
    FE Warren AFB Crow  (1 mention)
    Greenway Trailer Park  (1 mention)
    Restway Travel Park  (1 mention)
    KOA Campground Cheyenne  (1 mention)
    Last Chance Camp  (1 mention)
    T Joes RV Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Cheyenne:
        Danielmark's Brewing Company
        Shadows Pub & Grill
        Chipotle Mexican Grill
    hotels around Cheyenne:
        Central Plaza Hotel Cheyenne
        Nagle Warren Mansion Bed and Breakfast
        The Historic Plains Hotel
        Hitching Post Inn Cheyenne
        Super 8 Cheyenne
        Oak Tree Inn Cheyenne
    questions about Cheyenne:
        Driving from Kennesaw ga to Cheyenne wy
        What are some "must see" places in Cheyenne.

Park City  (28 answers)
    Mchenry Creek Campground - Jordanelle State Park  (1 mention)
    Hike-in - Jordanelle State Park  (1 mention)
    Hailstone - Jordanelle State Park  (1 mention)
    Rivers Edge at Deer Park Resort  (1 mention)
    Redman Campground  (1 mention)
    Oak Hollow - Wasatch Mountain State Park  (1 mention)
    Park City RV Resort  (1 mention)
    Mahogany - Wasatch Mountain State Park  (1 mention)
    Cottonwood - Wasatch Mountain State Park  (1 mention)
    Spruces Campground  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Park City:
        Blue Iguana
        Doolan's Sports Bar & Grill
        Atticus Coffee & Teahouse
        Prime Steak House & Piano Bar
        The Bridge Café & Grill
        Main Street Deli
        Main Street Pizza & Noodle
        Zona Rosa
        O'Shucks Bar & Grill
    questions about Park City:
        Summer activities in Park City?
        What are the best restaurants and bars in Park City?
        What is a convenient to slopes hotel in Park City area?
        Day trips from Park City
        Looking for charming boutique hotel in Park City

Black Rock City  (7 answers)
    questions about Black Rock City:
        Why Do You Go Back to Burning Man?

Where's the best place to stay in Sacramento?

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 Sacramento.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Citizen Hotel.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

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Where's the best place to eat in Sacramento?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Ambrosia Café.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

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

What are some things to do in Sacramento?

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

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 Sacramento. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Sacramento?  (12 answers)

profile  Peter from Munich asked:
Things to do and see in Sacramento  (6 answers)

profile  Debbie from San Francisco asked:
Hidden gems in Sacramento?  (6 answers)

profile  Evan from Virginia asked:
Me want food in Sacramento!  (5 answers)

profile  Jessica from asked:
Question about location for USA Outdoor Nationals  (2 answers)

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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 Sacramento to Columbus drive in an RV, 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 Columbus to Sacramento. Or get a full Columbus to Sacramento 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 Columbus well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Columbus!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 2,357 miles
driving time of 34 hours, 13 minutes
Sacramento is 3 hours behind Columbus
39 Columbus travel answers
41 Indianapolis travel answers
21 Des Moines travel answers
3 North Platte travel answers
14 Cheyenne travel answers
28 Park City travel answers
7 Black Rock City travel answers
58 Sacramento travel answers


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