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Elko to Rock Springs drive in 1 day

2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

Elko to Rock Springs road trip planner

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

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9:00 am  start in Elko
drive for about 1 hour

10:04 am  Wells, NV
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:04 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:18 pm  Wendover
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:18 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:03 pm  Salt Lake City
stay for about 1.5 hours and leave at 4:33 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:56 pm  Evanston (Wyoming)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:56 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

8:18 pm  Little America
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 9:18 pm
drive for about 38 minutes

9:56 pm  arrive in Rock Springs

driving ≈ 7.5 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Elko to Rock Springs.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Elko, Nevada.

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?

Wells, NV
Salt Lake City  (63 answers)
    Temple Square  (8 mentions)
    Liberty Park  (5 mentions)
    Tracy Aviary  (3 mentions)
    Red Butte Garden & Arboretum  (2 mentions)
    The Beehive House  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Salt Lake City:
        Red Iguana
        Maxwell's East Coast Eatery
        Pig and A Jelly Jar
    hotels around Salt Lake City:
        Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City - a Kimpton Hotel
        Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown
        The Grand America Hotel
        The Little America Hotel Salt Lake City
        Off-Broadway Studios
    questions about Salt Lake City:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Salt Lake City?
        What's the best, cant-miss meal in Salt Lake City?
        Centrally-Located Hotels in Salt Lake City?
        Winter time activities in Salt Lake City
        Places to bar hop and night life in SLC?
Evanston (Wyoming)
Little America

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Rock Springs, Wyoming.

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

What are some things to do in Rock Springs?

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!

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

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 Rock Springs to Elko 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 Elko to Rock Springs. Or get a full Elko to Rock Springs 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 Elko well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Elko!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 414 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 2 minutes
Rock Springs is 1 hour ahead of Elko
5 Elko travel answers
1 Wendover travel answer
63 Salt Lake City travel answers
2 Rock Springs travel answers

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