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Gardena to Downey drive

driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

Gardena to Downey road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Gardena to Downey. If you're planning a road trip to Downey, 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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11:00 am  start in Gardena
drive for about 18 minutes

11:18 am  Compton
eat at Roscoe's House of Chicken N' Waffles
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:18 pm
drive for about 8 minutes

12:26 pm  eat at Douglas Burgers
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:26 pm
drive for about 13 minutes

1:39 pm  eat at Ochies Shave Ice
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:39 pm
drive for about 11 minutes

2:50 pm  eat at Porto's Bakery Downey
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:50 pm
drive for about 5 minutes

3:55 pm  arrive in Downey

driving ≈ 50 minutes

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Where should I stop along the way?

Compton  (3 answers)
    Aquarium of the Pacific  (9 mentions)
    Watts Towers Arts Center  (5 mentions)
    Long Beach Museum of Art  (2 mentions)
    Dolphin Park  (2 mentions)
    Aquarium of the Pacific  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Compton:
        Roscoe's House of Chicken N' Waffles
    hotels around Compton:
        SpringHill Suites Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach
    questions about Compton:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Compton?

Douglas Burgers

Ochies Shave Ice

Porto's Bakery Downey

Where's the best place to eat in Downey?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Surati Farsan, which was mentioned 2 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

King Taco Restaurant  (2 mentions)

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

What are some things to do in Downey?

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:

Citadel Outlets  (2 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!

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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 Downey to Gardena 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 Gardena to Downey. Or get a full Gardena to Downey 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 Gardena well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Gardena!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 15 miles
driving time of 21 minutes
3 Compton travel answers


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