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Las Vegas to Austin drive with pets

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  Las Vegas
 El Paso
 Van Horn
 Fort Stockton
 Fredericksburg (Texas)
2 travelers   /   driving   /   3 days   /   pets   /   no RV


Pet-friendly stops from Las Vegas to Austin

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Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Las Vegas to Austin with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Austin, 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 Las Vegas
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:44 am  Kingman
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:44 pm
drive for about 3 hours

3:44 pm  Phoenix
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 6:14 pm
drive for about 2 hours

8:00 pm  Tucson
stay overnight at Four Points Tucson University Plaza
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Four Points Tucson University Plaza
drive for about 3 hours

1:06 pm  Deming
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:06 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:39 pm  El Paso
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:39 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

6:23 pm  Van Horn
stay overnight at Econo Lodge Van Horn
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Econo Lodge Van Horn
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:42 am  Fort Stockton
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:42 pm
drive for about 5 hours

5:27 pm  Fredericksburg (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:27 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

7:56 pm  arrive in Austin
eat at Handlebar
stay at Residence Inn Austin Downtown / Convention Center

day 3 driving ≈ 8 hours
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Las Vegas to Austin questions

profile  Jessica asked:
what are good places to stop between austin and las vegas  (1 answer)

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road trip from las vegas to austin best route  (1 answer)

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Las Vegas, 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.

What are pet-friendly stops along the way?

Kingman  (10 answers)

Phoenix  (107 answers)
    Happy Pets House and Petsitting  (1 mention)
    Furr-N-Purr Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    Dog Mentors, LLC  (1 mention)
    Creature Comforts Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    Cloud 9 Pet Sitting, LLC  (1 mention)
    The Dawg Walk  (1 mention)
    Cactus Critter Sitters, LLC  (1 mention)
    SNOW'S Pet Sitting Service  (1 mention)
    Pets, Plants & Polish  (1 mention)
    Love Your Pets Too  (1 mention)
    questions about Phoenix:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Phoenix?
        Food and things to see in Phoenix and Tucson
        Best restaurants in Phoenix?
        Popular neighborhoods to stay in Phoenix?
        Where are the best free things to do in Phoenix?

Tucson  (47 answers)
    Wildcat Car Wash and Dog Wash  (1 mention)
    Sixth Avenue Park Dog Park  (1 mention)
    Paws, The Ultimate Dog House  (1 mention)
    Companion Animal Clinic  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Tucson:
        Delectables Restaurant & Catering
        Baggin's Gourmet Sandwiches
    pet-friendly hotels around Tucson:
        Four Points Tucson University Plaza
        The Big Blue House - Tucson Boutique Inn
        Rodeway Inn Tucson
        Quality Inn Flamingo Tucson
    questions about Tucson:
        What to do in Tucson- staying near UofA
        Best free things to do in Tucson?


El Paso  (26 answers)
    Chamizal National Memorial  (1 mention)
    Concordia Cemetery  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around El Paso:
        Cafe Central
    questions about El Paso:
        Best free things to do in El Paso?
        Must-see spots & fun things to do for 4 guys in their mid twenties?
        El Paso, TX

Van Horn  (2 answers)
    pet-friendly hotels around Van Horn:
        Econo Lodge Van Horn
        Americas Best Value Inn Van Horn
        Eagle's Nest RV Park
        Motel 6 Van Horn
        Knights Inn Van Horn
        Super 8 Van Horn
        Ramada Limited Hotel Van Horn
        Holiday Inn Express Van Horn
        Hampton Inn Van Horn
        Days Inn Van Horn

Fort Stockton  (4 answers)

Fredericksburg (Texas)  (20 answers)
    Sit N Stay Pet Sitters  (1 mention)
    Dogologie  (1 mention)
    Pontotoc Vineyard  (1 mention)
    Lost Draw Cellars  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Fredericksburg (Texas):
        Altdorf German Biergarten & Restaurant
        Hondo's On Main
    questions about Fredericksburg (Texas):
        What's the best neighborhood in Fredericksburg (Texas) for a first time visitor?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Austin, Texas.

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

Where's the best place to stay in Austin?

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 Austin.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Residence Inn Austin Downtown / Convention Center.

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

The Driskill  (1 mention)

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

Where's the best place to eat in Austin?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Handlebar.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

One-2-One Bar  (1 mention)

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

What are some things to do in Austin?

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:

Austin Carriages  (1 mention)
For Pets Sake  (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 Austin. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Tony from Seattle asked:
Best BBQ in/near Austin?  (16 answers)

profile  Agnes from New York City asked:
Do I need to rent a car for a week in Austin?  (12 answers)

profile  Alyssa from Rahway asked:
Food trucks  (11 answers)

profile  Brent from New Jersey asked:
What are the must-sees in Austin?  (10 answers)

profile  Joy from Berlin asked:
Best eats/bars in Austin under $25?  (9 answers)

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

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

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,266 miles
driving time of 19 hours, 2 minutes
Austin is 2 hours ahead of Las Vegas
273 Las Vegas travel answers
10 Kingman travel answers
107 Phoenix travel answers
47 Tucson travel answers
1 Deming travel answer
26 El Paso travel answers
2 Van Horn travel answers
4 Fort Stockton travel answers
20 Fredericksburg (Texas) travel answers
155 Austin travel answers


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