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Malibu to Thibodaux drive

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Malibu to Thibodaux road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Malibu to Thibodaux. If you're planning a road trip to Thibodaux, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. 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 Malibu
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:36 pm  Palm Springs
eat at Cheeky's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:36 pm
drive for about 5 hours

6:35 pm  Phoenix
eat at Chelsea's Kitchen
stay overnight at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
drive for about 2 hours

1:14 pm  Sabino Canyon
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 2 hours

 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Sabino Canyon
drive for about 5 hours

3:01 pm  El Paso
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:01 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

7:25 pm  Balmorhea State Park
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 8.5 hours

 Day 4

11:00 am  leave from Balmorhea State Park
drive for about 6 hours

4:47 pm  Fredericksburg (Texas)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 4 driving ≈ 6 hours

 Day 5

9:00 am  leave from Fredericksburg (Texas)
drive for about 4 hours

12:50 pm  Houston
eat at Uchi
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 3:20 pm
drive for about 5.5 hours

8:40 pm  arrive in Thibodaux

day 5 driving ≈ 9 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Palm Springs  (55 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:
        Trio Restaurant
        Workshop Kitchen + Bar
        Le Parker Meridien Palm Springs
    questions about Palm Springs:
        Best hotel pools in Palm Springs?
        Cheap eats/activities
        Quick weekend gataway this winter
        What to do in palm springs in November?
        Moderately priced restaurants

Phoenix  (125 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:
        Chelsea's Kitchen
        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?

Sabino Canyon  (7 mentions)

El Paso  (43 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

Balmorhea State Park  (2 mentions)

Fredericksburg (Texas)  (21 answers)
    questions about Fredericksburg (Texas):
        What's the best neighborhood in Fredericksburg (Texas) for a first time visitor?

Houston  (119 answers)
    Houston Galleria  (8 mentions)
    Hermann Park  (7 mentions)
    Houston Museum of Natural Science  (5 mentions)
    Cavender's Boot City  (4 mentions)
    Miller Outdoor Theatre  (4 mentions)
    restaurants around Houston:
        Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
        Gatlin's BBQ
        Goode Company Barbeque
    questions about Houston:
        Best Mexican restaurants in town?
        MD Anderson patient
        Young Professional Neighborhood
        Favorite places to eat in Houston?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Houston?

What are some things to do in Thibodaux?

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!

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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 Thibodaux to Malibu 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 Malibu to Thibodaux. Or get a full Malibu to Thibodaux 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 Malibu well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Malibu!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,896 miles
driving time of 27 hours, 37 minutes
Thibodaux is 2 hours ahead of Malibu
66 Malibu travel answers
55 Palm Springs travel answers
125 Phoenix travel answers
43 El Paso travel answers
21 Fredericksburg (Texas) travel answers
119 Houston travel answers
1 Thibodaux travel answer


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