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Nashville to Tucson drive with pets

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 Little Rock
 Texarkana (Texas)
 El Paso
2 travelers   /   driving   /   4 days   /   pets   /   no RV


Pet-friendly stops from Nashville to Tucson

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Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Nashville to Tucson with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Tucson, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best dog parks, pet-friendly accommodations and hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and GoPetFriendly. Scroll down to see all the pet-friendly stops along the way.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Nashville
drive for about 3.5 hours

1:18 pm  Memphis
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 3:18 pm
drive for about 2 hours

5:26 pm  Little Rock
eat at Dugan's Pub
stay overnight at Motel 6 Little Rock - South
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Motel 6 Little Rock - South
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:19 pm  Texarkana (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:19 pm
drive for about 3 hours

4:10 pm  Dallas
stay overnight at La Quinta Inn Dallas Uptown
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from La Quinta Inn Dallas Uptown
drive for about 3 hours

12:58 pm  Abilene
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:58 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

4:20 pm  Midland
stay overnight at Trails End RV Park
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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 Day 4

10:00 am  leave from Trails End RV Park
drive for about 4 hours

2:14 pm  El Paso
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:14 pm
drive for about 4.5 hours

7:45 pm  arrive in Tucson
eat at Delectables Restaurant & Catering
stay at Four Points Tucson University Plaza

day 4 driving ≈ 8.5 hours
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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Nashville, Tennessee.

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.

What are pet-friendly stops along the way?

Memphis  (96 answers)
    The Pet Nanny  (1 mention)
    Gracie's Pet Watchers  (1 mention)
    Downtown Animal Hospital  (1 mention)
    The Barking Lot  (1 mention)
    Carriage Tours of Memphis  (1 mention)
    questions about Memphis:
        What are the musts of Memphis, y'all?
        What's the best neighborhood in Memphis for a first time visitor?
        Must sees in Memphis TN?? Hidden gems places to eat??
        Best blues clubs in Memphis?
        Good Food and Fun With Kids

Little Rock  (34 answers)
    Wags and Whiskers  (1 mention)
    Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum  (1 mention)
    MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History  (1 mention)
    Clinton Presidential Center Grounds  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Little Rock:
        Dugan's Pub
        Cregeen's Irish Pub
        Starving Artist Café
    pet-friendly hotels around Little Rock:
        Motel 6 Little Rock - South
        La Quinta Inn & Suites Downtown Conference Center
        The Peabody Little Rock
    questions about Little Rock:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Little Rock?
        Best sights in Little Rock
        Good Eating Gems
        Can't miss restaurants in Little Rock?
        Best hotels in Little Rock?

Texarkana (Texas)  (7 answers)
    Wisdom Animal Clinic  (1 mention)
    questions about Texarkana (Texas):
        What is your favorite restaurant in Texarkana (Texas)?

Dallas  (106 answers)
    Good Day Pet Sitters  (1 mention)
    MedVet  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Dallas:
        Toulouse Cafè and Bar
        Taverna Pizzeria Risotteria
        Fireside Pies
        Rockfish Seafood Grille
        San Francisco Rose
    pet-friendly hotels around Dallas:
        La Quinta Inn Dallas Uptown
        Hotel Palomar Dallas - A Kimpton Hotel
    questions about Dallas:
        Where is the best barbeque in Dallas?
        Where to go for lunch in Dallas?
        Going to Dallas for 2 weeks - what to see?
        Best free things to do in Dallas?
        Best breakfast spots in Dallas?

Abilene  (2 answers)
    Fort Phantom Hill  (1 mention)
    Elkins Ranch  (1 mention)
    Judge Ely Animal Hospital & Bird Clinic  (1 mention)
    Town and Country Drive-In  (1 mention)

Midland  (6 answers)
    pet-friendly hotels around Midland:
        Trails End RV Park

El Paso  (26 answers)
    Chamizal National Memorial  (1 mention)
    Concordia Cemetery  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around El Paso:
        Cafe Central
    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

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Tucson, Arizona.

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

Where's the best place to stay in Tucson?

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 Tucson.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Four Points Tucson University Plaza.

Here are some more pet-friendly hotels people talk about:

Rodeway Inn Tucson  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular hotels in Tucson? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Tucson?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Delectables Restaurant & Catering.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

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

What are some things to do in Tucson?

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 GoPetFriendly:

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 Tucson. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Catherine from Chapel Hill asked:
What to do in Tucson- staying near UofA  (6 answers)

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Tucson?  (2 answers)

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

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 Tucson to Nashville drive with pets, 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 Nashville to Tucson. Or get a full Nashville to Tucson 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 Nashville well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Nashville!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,614 miles
driving time of 23 hours, 18 minutes
Tucson is 2 hours behind Nashville
149 Nashville travel answers
96 Memphis travel answers
34 Little Rock travel answers
7 Texarkana (Texas) travel answers
106 Dallas travel answers
2 Abilene travel answers
6 Midland travel answers
26 El Paso travel answers
47 Tucson travel answers


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