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Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Fresno to Detroit. If you're planning a road trip to Detroit, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Fresno and Detroit. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Fresno and Detroit. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
10:00 am start in Fresno
drive for about 6.5 hours
day 1 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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10:00 am leave from Bellagio Hotel
drive for about 2.5 hours
12:39 pm Zion National Park
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 2:09 pm
drive for about 5.5 hours
7:38 pm Arches National Park
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 2 driving ≈ 8 hours
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10:00 am leave from Arches National Park
drive for about 6 hours
day 3 driving ≈ 6 hours
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11:00 am leave from The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa in Denver
drive for about 5 hours
4:06 pm Original Pony Express Station
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am
day 4 driving ≈ 5 hours
9:00 am leave from Original Pony Express Station
drive for about 4 hours
1:12 pm Omaha
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:12 pm
drive for about 7 hours
day 5 driving ≈ 11 hours
11:00 am leave from The James Chicago Hotel
drive for about 4 hours
3:09 pm arrive in Detroit
day 6 driving ≈ 4 hours
Your starting point is Fresno, California.
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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.
Las Vegas (273 answers)
Downtown Container Park (15 mentions)
Fremont Street Experience (15 mentions)
High Roller (10 mentions)
The Mob Museum (8 mentions)
Neon Museum (8 mentions)
restaurants around Las Vegas:
Mon Ami Gabi
Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino
Lotus of Siam
hotels around Las Vegas:
MGM Grand Las Vegas
Wynn Hotel Las Vegas
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
questions about Las Vegas:
Best new restaurants in Vegas?
What time of year is the best for scoring a cheap deals in Las Vegas
Best tips and casinos for first time gambler?
Is it better to stay on or off the Las Vegas strip?
Top things to do in Las Vegas that don't include gambling?
Zion National Park (73 mentions)
questions about Zion National Park:
When is the best time to visit/hike Zion national park?
Canyoneer boots, Keen sandals, or old tennis shoes for Narrows hike?
What's the best time of year to hike in Zion?
Poisonous plants/ Venomous animals in Zion Canyon
Are hiking boots necessary now if I hike Angels Landing
Arches National Park (34 mentions)
Denver (152 answers)
Denver Museum of Nature and Science (15 mentions)
Denver Botanic Gardens (12 mentions)
Denver Art Museum (11 mentions)
LoDo (11 mentions)
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre (11 mentions)
restaurants around Denver:
Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen
hotels around Denver:
The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa in Denver
The Crawford Hotel
Four Seasons Hotel Denver
the Curtis Denver - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
questions about Denver:
Short, scenic drives from Denver?
Best resort for advanced skier?
Activites to do with children ages 7-11
Top 5 must see attractions in Denver?
Restaurant for dinner near Coors Field?
Original Pony Express Station
Omaha (17 answers)
Henry Doorly Zoo (8 mentions)
Joslyn Art Museum (3 mentions)
Lauritzen Gardens (2 mentions)
The Durham Museum (2 mentions)
Omaha Children's Museum (2 mentions)
restaurants around Omaha:
Stokes Grill & Bar Wood Fired Foods
801 Chophouse at The Paxton
Lo Sole Mio Ristorante
questions about Omaha:
Best free things to do in Omaha?
Dog friendly hotels
Chicago (278 answers)
Millennium Park (54 mentions)
The Art Institute of Chicago (48 mentions)
Shedd Aquarium (46 mentions)
Willis Tower (38 mentions)
Lincoln Park Zoo (35 mentions)
restaurants around Chicago:
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
Girl & the Goat
hotels around Chicago:
The James Chicago Hotel
Hotel Palomar Chicago
Acme Hotel Company Chicago
Virgin Hotels Chicago
questions about Chicago:
Best Chicago pizza?
What is your favorite restaurant in Chicago?
What to do in one weekend in Chicago?
What are the coolest hotels in downtown Chicago?
Your final destination is Detroit, Michigan.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Slows Bar-B-Q, which was mentioned 3 times.
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