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RV campgrounds from Dallas to Los Angeles

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Dallas to Los Angeles in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Los Angeles, 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

10:00 am  start in Dallas
drive for about 3 hours

12:58 pm  Abilene
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:58 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

4:20 pm  Midland (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:20 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

6:47 pm  Pecos (Texas)
stay overnight at Knights Inn Laura Lodge Pecos
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Knights Inn Laura Lodge Pecos
drive for about 3 hours

12:55 pm  El Paso
eat at Cafe Central
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:55 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:29 pm  Deming
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:29 pm
drive for about 3 hours

7:35 pm  Tucson
stay overnight at Coronado National Forest - Lakeview Campground
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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 Day 3

9:00 am  leave from Coronado National Forest - Lakeview Campground
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:44 am  Phoenix
stay for about 3 hours
and leave at 1:44 pm
drive for about 5 hours

6:51 pm  Palm Springs
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:51 pm
drive for about 2 hours

9:42 pm  arrive in Los Angeles

day 3 driving ≈ 8.5 hours
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Dallas to Los Angeles questions

profile  Denise asked:
Driving from California to Dallas, TX- what cities to avoid?  (2 answers)

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What is the safest route?  (0 answers)

What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Abilene  (5 answers)
    Whistle Stop RV Resort  (1 mention)
    KOA Campground Abilene  (1 mention)
    VFW Post Members RV Park  (1 mention)
    Phils Boys Estates  (1 mention)
    Dyess AFB FamCamp  (1 mention)
    Abilene RV Park  (1 mention)
    Buck Creek RV Park  (1 mention)
    Tye RV Park  (1 mention)

Midland (Texas)  (6 answers)
    Midland RV Campgrounds  (1 mention)
    RV Park Blue Lanterns  (1 mention)

Pecos (Texas)  (3 answers)
    Tra-Park RV Park (Escapees)  (1 mention)
    DMV RV Park  (1 mention)
    hotels around Pecos (Texas):
        Knights Inn Laura Lodge Pecos
        Quality Inn Pecos
        Motel 6 Pecos
        Oak Tree Inn Pecos
        La Quinta Inn & Suites Pecos
        BEST WESTERN Swiss Clock Inn
        Trapark RV Park

El Paso  (43 answers)
    Fort Bliss RV Park  (1 mention)
    El Paso Roadrunner RV Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around El Paso:
        Cafe Central
    questions about El Paso:
        Best free things to do in El Paso?
        Must-see spots & fun things to do for 4 guys in their mid twenties?
        El Paso, TX

    Hitchin Post RV Park  (1 mention)
    81 Palms RV Resort  (1 mention)
    Sunrise RV Park  (1 mention)
    Wagon Wheel RV Park  (1 mention)
    A Deming Roadrunner RV Park  (1 mention)
    Little Vineyard RV Park and Resort  (1 mention)
    Desert Vista RV Village  (1 mention)
    Dreamcatcher RV Park  (1 mention)
    Low-Hi RV Ranch  (1 mention)

Tucson  (62 answers)
    Sentinel Peak RV Park  (1 mention)
    Miracle Travel Trailer Park  (1 mention)
    Fairview Manor  (1 mention)
    El Molino Mobile Home Park  (1 mention)
    Desert Pueblo  (1 mention)
    Tra-Tel Tucson RV Park  (1 mention)
    Whispering Palms Travel Park  (1 mention)
    Vista Del Rey Mobile Home and RV Park  (1 mention)
    Cresent Manor MH Village  (1 mention)
    Rincon Country West  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Tucson:
        El Charro Cafe
        Cup Cafe
        Delectables Restaurant & Catering
    hotels around Tucson:
        Coronado National Forest - Lakeview Campground
        The Hotel Arizona
        Hotel Tucson City Center Conference Suite Resort
        Arizona Riverpark Inn
        The Historic Hotel Congress
        Ramada Limited Tucson West
        The Big Blue House - Tucson Boutique Inn
    questions about Tucson:
        What to do in Tucson- staying near UofA
        Best free things to do in Tucson?

Phoenix  (125 answers)
    Covered Wagon RV Park  (1 mention)
    Royal Palms  (1 mention)
    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?

Palm Springs  (55 answers)
    Happy Traveler RV Park  (1 mention)
    Western Village Mobile Ranch and RV Park  (1 mention)
    Cathedral Palms RV Resort  (1 mention)
    Outdoor Resort Palm Springs RV Resort and Country Club  (1 mention)
    Desert Shadows RV Resort  (1 mention)
    Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort  (1 mention)
    Tamarack - Mt San Jacinto State Park  (1 mention)
    Round Valley - Mt San Jacinto State Park  (1 mention)
    The Sands RV and Golf Resort  (1 mention)
    Two Springs RV Resort  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Palm Springs:
        Crosswalk Cafe
        Hair of the Dog Saloon
        Look Patio Bar & Grill
        Pinnochio in The Desert
    questions about Palm Springs:
        Best hotel pools in Palm Springs?
        Cheap eats/activities
        Quick weekend gataway this winter
        What to do in palm springs in November?
        Moderately priced restaurants

What are some things to do in Los Angeles?

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

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Free things to do in Los Angeles?  (24 answers)

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Area an hour away from LAX airport  (21 answers)

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What are the top 3 beaches in Los Angeles?  (20 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 Los Angeles to Dallas 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 Dallas to Los Angeles. Or get a full Dallas to Los Angeles 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 Dallas well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Dallas!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,436 miles
driving time of 20 hours, 37 minutes
Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Dallas
125 Dallas travel answers
5 Abilene travel answers
6 Midland (Texas) travel answers
3 Pecos (Texas) travel answers
43 El Paso travel answers
1 Deming travel answer
62 Tucson travel answers
125 Phoenix travel answers
55 Palm Springs travel answers
612 Los Angeles travel answers


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