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Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Nashville to San Francisco. If you're planning a road trip to San Francisco, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Nashville and Colorado City. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Nashville and Colorado City. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Nashville
drive for about 5 hours
day 1 driving ≈ 5 hours
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10:00 am leave from Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
drive for about 4.5 hours
2:42 pm eat at Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:42 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours
6:57 pm Salina
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 2 driving ≈ 8 hours
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10:00 am leave from Salina
drive for about 7.5 hours
5:45 pm Colorado City
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am
day 3 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
9:00 am leave from Colorado City
drive for about 4 hours
12:51 pm Santa Fe (New Mexico)
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 3:21 pm
drive for about 5.5 hours
day 4 driving ≈ 9.5 hours
10:00 am leave from Aspen Inn Bed & Breakfast
drive for about 9 hours
day 5 driving ≈ 9 hours
11:00 am leave from The Madonna Inn
drive for about 4 hours
day 6 driving ≈ 4 hours
St. Louis (89 answers)
Forest Park (10 mentions)
St. Louis Zoo (6 mentions)
City Museum (5 mentions)
Gateway Arch (4 mentions)
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company (4 mentions)
restaurants around St. Louis:
Iron Barley Eating Establishment
hotels around St. Louis:
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
The Lemp Mansion
questions about St. Louis:
What is your favorite restaurant in St. Louis?
Good St. Louis dines?
Great lunch places in St Louis
Good family vacation within 10 hours of St. Louis (not Branson)?
Where are the best places to stay in St. Louis?
Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering (33 mentions)
Santa Fe (New Mexico) (108 answers)
Santa Fe Plaza (5 mentions)
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum (4 mentions)
Loretto Chapel (4 mentions)
Museum Of International Folk Art (3 mentions)
El Farol (2 mentions)
restaurants around Santa Fe (New Mexico):
questions about Santa Fe (New Mexico):
Hotels in Santa Fe with spa?
Best free things to do in Santa Fe?
Wine lover's Santa Fe?
Top 5 things to do as a family!
Flagstaff (54 answers)
Lowell Observatory (3 mentions)
restaurants around Flagstaff:
Macy's Fresh Roasted Coffee
Flagstaff Brewing Company
hotels around Flagstaff:
Aspen Inn Bed & Breakfast
Hotel Monte Vista
questions about Flagstaff:
Where to stay
Best cozy hotel in Flagstaff nearby Monte Vista hotel
San Luis Obispo (122 answers)
Bishop Peak (4 mentions)
San Luis Obispo Mission (3 mentions)
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (3 mentions)
Edna Valley (2 mentions)
F. McLintocks Saloon and Dining House (2 mentions)
restaurants around San Luis Obispo:
Novo Restaurant & Lounge
Avila Valley Barn
hotels around San Luis Obispo:
The Madonna Inn
Madonna Inn Resort & Spa
Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa
Seacrest Beach Resort
questions about San Luis Obispo:
Exploring SLO in March to scout moving there - what should I check out?
Where to stay outside of San Luis Obispo for Cal Poly graduation
What is your favorite restaurant in San Luis Obispo?
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 San Francisco.
You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in San Francisco to stay.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Top of the Mark, which was mentioned 13 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 Ike's Place, which was mentioned 23 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:
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