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Culver City to Mill Valley (California) drive

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Culver City to Mill Valley (California) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Culver City to Mill Valley (California). If you're planning a road trip to Mill Valley (California), you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Culver City
drive for about 45 minutes

11:45 am  eat at Six Flags Magic Mountain
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:45 pm
drive for about 57 minutes

1:43 pm  Grapevine
stay overnight and leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 1.5 hours
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 Day 2

8:00 am  leave from Grapevine
drive for about 21.5 hours

5:32 am (next morning)  Buttonwillow
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 21.5 hours

 Day 3

9:00 am  leave from Buttonwillow
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:36 am  eat at Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:36 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:13 pm  eat at Pea Soup Andersen's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:13 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

3:05 pm  Modesto
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:05 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:30 pm  Oakland
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:30 pm
drive for about 37 minutes

7:08 pm  arrive in Mill Valley (California)
eat at The Buena Vista Cafe
stay at Pelican Inn

day 3 driving ≈ 6 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Six Flags Magic Mountain  (10 mentions)

Grapevine  (4 answers)


Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant  (5 mentions)

Pea Soup Andersen's  (2 mentions)

Modesto  (6 answers)

Oakland  (57 answers)
    Lake Merritt  (16 mentions)
    UC Berkeley  (8 mentions)
    Jack London Square  (7 mentions)
    Ici Ice Cream  (5 mentions)
    College Ave  (5 mentions)
    restaurants around Oakland:
        Chez Panisse
        Arinell Pizza Inc
        Cheese Board Bakery & Cheese
        The Trappist
    questions about Oakland:
        Best free things to do in Oakland?
        What is Oakland like?
        First time in Oakland with 1 day to explore
        A good neighborhood in Oakland for rental?
        Best bites to eat in Oakland?

Where's the best place to stay in Mill Valley (California)?

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 Mill Valley (California).

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Pelican Inn, which was mentioned 8 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Cavallo Point  (4 mentions)
Hotel Del Sol  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Mill Valley (California)? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Mill Valley (California)?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest The Buena Vista Cafe, which was mentioned 9 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Gary Danko  (6 mentions)
Greens Restaurant  (6 mentions)
A16  (6 mentions)
Scoma's Restaurant  (5 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Mill Valley (California)? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Mill Valley (California)?

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:

Golden Gate Bridge  (130 mentions)
Alcatraz  (85 mentions)
Lands End  (45 mentions)
Marin Headlands  (43 mentions)
Golden Gate Bridge  (39 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!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Mill Valley (California).

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 Mill Valley (California) to Culver City 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 Culver City to Mill Valley (California). Or get a full Culver City to Mill Valley (California) 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 Culver City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Culver City!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 395 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 16 minutes
30 Culver City travel answers
4 Grapevine travel answers
6 Modesto travel answers
57 Oakland travel answers
9 Mill Valley (California) travel answers


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