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Denver to Las Vegas drive with pets

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 Glenwood Springs
 Grand Junction (Colorado)
 Arches National Park
 Fishlake National Forest
 Beaver (Utah)
 Zion National Park
 Valley of Fire State Park
driving   /   2 days   /   pets   /   no RV


Pet-friendly stops from Denver to Las Vegas

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Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Denver to Las Vegas with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Las Vegas, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best dog parks, pet-friendly accommodations and hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and GoPetFriendly. Scroll down to see all the pet-friendly stops along the way.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Denver
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:40 am  Vail
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:40 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:44 pm  Glenwood Springs
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:44 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:06 pm  Grand Junction (Colorado)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:06 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

7:23 pm  Arches National Park
stay overnight at Arches National Park - Devils Garden Campground
leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 2

8:00 am  leave from Arches National Park - Devils Garden Campground
drive for about 2.5 hours

10:41 am  Fishlake National Forest
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:41 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:47 pm  Beaver (Utah)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:47 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:35 pm  Zion National Park
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 5:05 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:08 pm  Valley of Fire State Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 8:08 pm
drive for about 58 minutes

9:06 pm  arrive in Las Vegas
stay at Streamline Luxury Suites

day 2 driving ≈ 8.5 hours
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What are pet-friendly stops along the way?

Vail  (52 answers)
    Bighorn Park Off Leash Dog Area  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Vail:
        Bully Ranch Restaurant
        Bart & Yeti's
    questions about Vail:
        Outlet for ski clothing?
        Summer Restaurants in Vail

Glenwood Springs  (8 answers)
    Birch Tree Animal Hospital  (1 mention)

Grand Junction (Colorado)  (16 answers)
    Doggie Playtime  (1 mention)
    Pet's Desire Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    Leave It To Larissa & Associates  (1 mention)
    All Pets Center  (1 mention)
    Veterinary Emergency Center  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Grand Junction (Colorado):
        Main Street Bagels
        Evan's Downtown Deli
        Main Street CafĂ©

Arches National Park  (39 mentions)
    Arches National Park  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly hotels around Arches National Park:
        Arches National Park - Devils Garden Campground
        Drinks Canyon Campground

Fishlake National Forest

Beaver (Utah)  (2 answers)
    questions about Beaver (Utah):
        what is in beaver?

Zion National Park  (77 mentions)
    Marj Bonner Dog Park  (1 mention)
    Zion National Park  (1 mention)
    questions about Zion National Park:
        What's the best time of year to hike in Zion?
        When is the best time to visit/hike Zion national park?
        Canyoneer boots, Keen sandals, or old tennis shoes for Narrows hike?
        Are hiking boots necessary now if I hike Angels Landing
        Poisonous plants/ Venomous animals in Zion Canyon

Valley of Fire State Park  (11 mentions)
    Valley of Fire State Park  (1 mention)

Where's the best place to stay in Las Vegas?

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 Las Vegas.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Streamline Luxury Suites.

Here are some more pet-friendly hotels people talk about:

City Center Motel  (1 mention)
Desert Moon Motel  (1 mention)
Parkview Inn  (1 mention)

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

Where's the best place to eat in Las Vegas?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Blue Ribbon Sushi.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Rachel's Kitchen  (1 mention)

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

What are some things to do in Las Vegas?

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 GoPetFriendly:

Old Vegas Mormon Fort  (1 mention)

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

profile  Kim from Canada asked:
What time of year is the best for scoring a cheap deals in Las Vegas  (15 answers)

profile  Stephanie from New York City asked:
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profile  Neil from Baton Rouge asked:
Best tips and casinos for first time gambler?  (13 answers)

profile  Allie from Portland asked:
Is it better to stay on or off the Las Vegas strip?  (12 answers)

profile  Maria from Dublin asked:
Top things to do in Las Vegas that don't include gambling?  (12 answers)

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

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 Las Vegas to Denver drive with pets, 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 Denver to Las Vegas. Or get a full Denver to Las Vegas 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 Denver well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Denver!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 747 miles
driving time of 10 hours, 54 minutes
Las Vegas is 1 hour behind Denver
170 Denver travel answers
52 Vail travel answers
8 Glenwood Springs travel answers
16 Grand Junction (Colorado) travel answers
2 Beaver (Utah) travel answers
305 Las Vegas travel answers


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