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Las Vegas to Modesto drive

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  Las Vegas
 Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas
 Worlds tallest thermometer!
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Las Vegas to Modesto road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Las Vegas
drive for about 58 minutes

10:58 am  Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:58 am
drive for about 1 hour

1:02 pm  Worlds tallest thermometer!
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:02 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:23 pm  Barstow
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:23 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:39 pm  Mojave
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Mojave
drive for about 1 hour

11:03 am  Bakersfield
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:03 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:08 pm  Tulare
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:08 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

2:54 pm  Fresno
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:54 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

4:53 pm  Merced
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:53 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

6:35 pm  arrive in Modesto

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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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.

Where should I stop along the way?

Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas  (3 mentions)

Worlds tallest thermometer!

Barstow  (11 answers)
    restaurants around Barstow:
        Del Taco
    questions about Barstow:
        What's the best neighborhood in Barstow for a first time visitor?

Mojave  (3 answers)

Bakersfield  (16 answers)
    questions about Bakersfield:
        Best free things to do in Bakersfield?


Fresno  (7 answers)

Merced  (3 answers)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Modesto, California.

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

What are some things to do in Modesto?

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 Modesto.

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 Modesto to Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas to Modesto. Or get a full Las Vegas to Modesto 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 488 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 18 minutes
297 Las Vegas travel answers
11 Barstow travel answers
3 Mojave travel answers
16 Bakersfield travel answers
1 Tulare travel answer
7 Fresno travel answers
3 Merced travel answers
6 Modesto travel answers


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