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Houston to Grand Canyon National Park drive in an RV

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2 travelers   /   driving   /   3 days   /   no pets   /   RV

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RV campgrounds from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Grand Canyon National Park, you can research locations to stop along the way. 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

9:00 am  start in Houston
drive for about 2 hours

10:52 am  Buc-ee's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:52 am
drive for about 3 hours

2:43 pm  Dallas
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 5:13 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

7:30 pm  Wichita Falls
stay overnight at Howard Johnson Plaza Wichita Falls
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Howard Johnson Plaza Wichita Falls
drive for about 3.5 hours

12:44 pm  Amarillo
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:44 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:28 pm  Tucumcari
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:28 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

7:01 pm  Albuquerque
stay overnight at Residence Inn Albuquerque Airport
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 8 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Residence Inn Albuquerque Airport
drive for about 5.5 hours

3:24 pm  Sedona
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 4:54 pm
drive for about 2 hours

6:57 pm  arrive at Grand Canyon National Park
eat at Grand Canyon Market Plaza General Store & Deli
stay at Yavapai Lodge

day 3 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Houston, Texas.

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.

What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Buc-ee's  (2 mentions)
    Home On The Range RV Park  (1 mention)

Dallas  (106 answers)
    restaurants around Dallas:
        Toulouse Cafè and Bar
        Taverna Pizzeria Risotteria
        Fireside Pies
        Rockfish Seafood Grille
        San Francisco Rose
    questions about Dallas:
        Where is the best barbeque in Dallas?
        Where to go for lunch in Dallas?
        Going to Dallas for 2 weeks - what to see?
        Best free things to do in Dallas?
        Best breakfast spots in Dallas?

Wichita Falls
    Wichita River Bend RV Park  (1 mention)
    Wichita Falls RV Park  (1 mention)
    Jellystone Park at Coyote Ranch Resort  (1 mention)
    hotels around Wichita Falls:
        Howard Johnson Plaza Wichita Falls
        Econo Lodge Wichita Falls
        Motel 6 Broad Street Wichita Falls
        Holiday Inn Wichita Falls (At the Falls)
        Red Roof Inn Wichita Falls
        Comfort Inn Wichita Falls
        Wichita Falls RV Park
        Quality Inn & Suites Wichita Falls
        Motel 6 Wichita Falls
        La Quinta Inn Wichita Falls Event Center North

Amarillo  (23 answers)
    Wonderland RV Park  (1 mention)
    Big Tex RV Park  (1 mention)
    Overnite RV Park  (1 mention)
    KOA Campground Amarillo  (1 mention)
    Fort Amarillo RV Resort  (1 mention)
    Route 66 RV Ranch  (1 mention)
    Cadillac Ranch RV Park  (1 mention)
    questions about Amarillo:
        THING TO SEE

Tucumcari  (4 answers)
    restaurants around Tucumcari:
        SONIC Drive-In
    questions about Tucumcari:
        What are the must see/must stay/ must eat places in Tucumcari?

Albuquerque  (82 answers)
    El Rancho RV and Mobile Home Park  (1 mention)
    Kirtland AFB FamCamp  (1 mention)
    Balloon View RV Park  (1 mention)
    KOA Campground Albuquerque  (1 mention)
    Palisades RV Park  (1 mention)
    Coronado Village  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Albuquerque:
        Mannie's Family Restaurant
        Kelly's Brew Pub
        Kelly's Brewpub
    hotels around Albuquerque:
        Residence Inn Albuquerque Airport
        Extended Stay America Hotel Airport Albuquerque
        Sleep Inn Airport Albuquerque
        TownePlace Suites Albuquerque Airport
        La Quinta Inn Albuquerque Airport
        Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Albuquerque
    questions about Albuquerque:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Albuquerque?
        Affordable hotel in Albuquerque for the International Balloon Fiesta?
        Temporary home!
        The High Road tour

Sedona  (73 answers)
    Rancho Sedona RV Park  (1 mention)
    Chavez Crossing Group Camp  (1 mention)
    Manzanita Campground  (1 mention)
    Munds Park RV Resort  (1 mention)
    Deer Pass  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Sedona:
        Taos Cantina
        Canyon Breeze
    questions about Sedona:
        Best things to do in Sedona besides hiking?
        Nature Lover in Sedona
        Vortex Hike/ Sound healing
        Best hikes and natural swimming holes
        Going on a roadtrip to Sedona, AZ. Is taking I-10 better route?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Grand Canyon.

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

Where's the best place to stay in Grand Canyon National Park?

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 Grand Canyon National Park.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Yavapai Lodge.

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Where's the best place to eat in Grand Canyon National Park?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Grand Canyon Market Plaza General Store & Deli.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Grand Canyon National Park? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Grand Canyon National Park?

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 Grand Canyon National Park. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Shipra from New Delhi asked:
Best way to explore Grand Canyon & must see scenic spots?  (3 answers)

profile  Marcia from asked:
Nearest place to stay for visiting Grand Canyon  (3 answers)

profile  Kasia from Stavanger asked:
Weather at the Grand Canyon in late November, is this a good time to go?  (3 answers)

profile  Carla from Clifton, Kansas asked:
Hotels and restaurants for a Grand Canyon visit  (2 answers)

profile  Lex from Pares Village, Saint Peter, Antigua And Barbuda asked:
Best way to experience the Grand Canyon?  (2 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 Grand Canyon National Park to Houston 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 Houston to Grand Canyon National Park. Or get a full Houston to Grand Canyon National Park 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 Houston well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Houston!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,290 miles
driving time of 18 hours, 47 minutes
Grand Canyon National Park is 2 hours behind Houston
85 Houston travel answers
106 Dallas travel answers
1 Wichita Falls travel answer
23 Amarillo travel answers
4 Tucumcari travel answers
82 Albuquerque travel answers
73 Sedona travel answers
148 Grand Canyon National Park travel answers


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