Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Los Angeles to Austin. If you're planning a road trip to Austin, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Los Angeles and Austin. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Los Angeles and Austin. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is Los Angeles, California.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
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.
Palm Springs (47 answers)
Palm Springs Art Museum (4 mentions)
Indian Canyons (4 mentions)
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway (3 mentions)
Trina Turk (3 mentions)
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway (3 mentions)
restaurants around Palm Springs:
Workshop Kitchen + Bar
Le Parker Meridien Palm Springs
questions about Palm Springs:
Best hotel pools in Palm Springs?
Quick weekend gataway this winter
Moderately priced restaurants
Bachelorette Party Ideas - Spa, Restaurant, Night Out
Phoenix (107 answers)
Piestewa Peak (3 mentions)
Dreamy Draw Recreation Area (2 mentions)
Phoenix Art Museum (2 mentions)
Bunky Boutique (2 mentions)
Frances (2 mentions)
restaurants around Phoenix:
SunUp Brewing Co
The Parlor Pizzeria
The Clever Koi
hotels around Phoenix:
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
The Clarendon Hotel and Spa
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)
El Charro Cafe (2 mentions)
Ventana Canyon Trailhead (2 mentions)
questions about Tucson:
What to do in Tucson- staying near UofA
Best free things to do in Tucson?
Chiricahua National Monument (2 mentions)
El Paso (26 answers)
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)
Fort Stockton (4 answers)
Fredericksburg (Texas) (20 answers)
questions about Fredericksburg (Texas):
What's the best neighborhood in Fredericksburg (Texas) for a first time visitor?
Your final destination is Austin, Texas.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
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 Hotel San Jose, which was mentioned 12 times on Trippy.
Here are some more hotels people talk about:
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Chuy's Restaurant, which was mentioned 11 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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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:
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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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!
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