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Los Angeles to Edmonton drive

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  Los Angeles
 Las Vegas
 Zion National Park
 Big Cottonwood Canyon
 Idaho Falls
2 travelers   /   driving   /   4 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Los Angeles to Edmonton road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Los Angeles
drive for about 4 hours

2:55 pm  Las Vegas
stay overnight at Bellagio Hotel
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Bellagio Hotel
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:39 pm  Zion National Park
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 2:09 pm
drive for about 5 hours

6:55 pm  Big Cottonwood Canyon
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 7.5 hours

 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Big Cottonwood Canyon
drive for about 4 hours

1:57 pm  Idaho Falls
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:57 pm
drive for about 3 hours

5:55 pm  Butte
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 7 hours

 Day 4

9:00 am  leave from Butte
drive for about 5 hours

2:03 pm  Lethbridge
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:03 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

5:27 pm  Calgary
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:27 pm
drive for about 3 hours

9:32 pm  arrive in Edmonton

day 4 driving ≈ 10.5 hours

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Los Angeles to Edmonton questions

profile  Hanna from Fort McMurray asked:
RV stops recommendations?  (2 answers)

Where does my trip begin?

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.

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?

Las Vegas  (273 answers)
    Downtown Container Park  (15 mentions)
    Fremont Street Experience  (15 mentions)
    High Roller  (10 mentions)
    The Mob Museum  (8 mentions)
    Neon Museum  (8 mentions)
    restaurants around Las Vegas:
        Mon Ami Gabi
        Wicked Spoon
        Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino
        Lotus of Siam
    hotels around Las Vegas:
        Bellagio Hotel
        MGM Grand Las Vegas
        Wynn Hotel Las Vegas
        Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
        The Cosmopolitan
    questions about Las Vegas:
        Best new restaurants in Vegas?
        What time of year is the best for scoring a cheap deals in Las Vegas
        Best tips and casinos for first time gambler?
        Is it better to stay on or off the Las Vegas strip?
        Top things to do in Las Vegas that don't include gambling?

Zion National Park  (73 mentions)
    questions about Zion National Park:
        When is the best time to visit/hike Zion national park?
        Canyoneer boots, Keen sandals, or old tennis shoes for Narrows hike?
        What's the best time of year to hike in Zion?
        Poisonous plants/ Venomous animals in Zion Canyon
        Are hiking boots necessary now if I hike Angels Landing

Big Cottonwood Canyon  (4 mentions)

Idaho Falls  (9 answers)

Butte  (6 answers)
    questions about Butte:
        Cowboy experience in Butte

Lethbridge  (2 answers)

Calgary  (48 answers)
    Calgary Stampede  (3 mentions)
    17 Ave SW  (3 mentions)
    4 St SW  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Calgary:
        Calgary Tower
        Raw Bar
        Craft Beer Market
        Oeb breakfast co.
        The Coup
    questions about Calgary:
        What's the best neighborhood in Calgary for a first time visitor?
        What to with a couple days in Calgary?
        Is the Calgary stampede worth a visit?
        Calgary restaurant recommendations on a moderate budget?
        Best months for snow in Calgary?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Edmonton, Alberta.

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

Where's the best place to eat in Edmonton?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Tres Carnales Taqueria, which was mentioned 2 times.

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

What are some things to do in Edmonton?

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:

West Edmonton Mall  (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!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Edmonton. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Edmonton?  (9 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Edmonton for a first time visitor?  (8 answers)

profile  Karteek from Red Deer asked:
Cool stuff to see, restaurants and places to stay in Edmonton  (2 answers)

profile  Jerry from Edmonton asked:
Alternate ways of getting fro EDTN to YYC  (1 answer)

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

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 Edmonton to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Edmonton. Or get a full Los Angeles to Edmonton 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.

And if you know Los Angeles well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Los Angeles!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,727 miles
driving time of 25 hours, 22 minutes
Edmonton is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles
573 Los Angeles travel answers
273 Las Vegas travel answers
9 Idaho Falls travel answers
6 Butte travel answers
2 Lethbridge travel answers
48 Calgary travel answers
16 Edmonton travel answers


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