Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Norfolk to Los Angeles. If you're planning a road trip to Los Angeles, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members. Eventually, you'll be able to customize every detail of this plan to your own preferences and save this as a private trip.
Day 1, 8:00 am: start in Norfolk
drive for about 3 hours
Day 1, 1:46 pm: Charlottesville
stay overnight and leave the next day around 8:00 am
Day 2, 8:00 am: leave from Charlottesville
drive for about 8.5 hours
Day 2, 4:44 pm: Nashville
stay for about 2 hours and leave at 6:44 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours
Day 3, 10:00 am: leave from Peabody Hotel
drive for about 4 hours
Day 3, 1:51 pm: Ozark
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:51 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours
Day 4, 10:00 am: leave from The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City
drive for about 8 hours
Day 5, 11:00 am: leave from Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
drive for about 5.5 hours
Day 6, 10:00 am: leave from Enchantment Resort
drive for about 7.5 hours
Your starting point is Norfolk, Virginia.
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.
Charlottesville (11 answers)
Monticello (2 mentions)
questions about Charlottesville:
Any recommendations for hikes, good food and wine for a long-weekend trip?
Trip with husband
Nashville (89 answers)
Grand Ole Opry (8 mentions)
Country Music Hall of Fame (6 mentions)
Ryman Auditorium (6 mentions)
Centennial Park (6 mentions)
The Parthenon (5 mentions)
restaurants around Nashville:
Hattie B's Hot Chicken - 19th Ave
Peg Leg Porker BBQ
questions about Nashville:
Nearby small towns or outdoor areas?
Top of the line hotels in Nashville?
What are some must sees in Nashville during the weekend
What's the best neighborhood in Nashville for a first time visitor?
Great local southern food restaurants
Memphis (59 answers)
Beale Street (9 mentions)
Graceland (9 mentions)
National Civil Rights Museum (8 mentions)
Memphis Zoo (7 mentions)
Mud Island (6 mentions)
restaurants around Memphis:
Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken
Charlie Vergos Rendezvous
Cozy Corner Restaurant
hotels around Memphis:
questions about Memphis:
What are the musts of Memphis, y'all?
What's the best neighborhood in Memphis for a first time visitor?
Best blues clubs in Memphis?
Good Food and Fun With Kids
Best way to get from MEM to downtown
Ozark (2 answers)
Oklahoma City (16 answers)
Boathouse District (4 mentions)
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum (3 mentions)
AT&T Bricktown Ballpark (2 mentions)
Science Museum Oklahoma (2 mentions)
Stockyards City Main Street (2 mentions)
restaurants around Oklahoma City:
Kitchen No. 324
Big Truck Tacos
hotels around Oklahoma City:
The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City
questions about Oklahoma City:
Breakfast Restaurant in OKC
What sort of hands-on things can I experience in OKC?
What's the best neighborhood in Oklahoma City for a first time visitor?
Albuquerque (47 answers)
Old Town Albuquerque (3 mentions)
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (2 mentions)
Explora! (2 mentions)
Nob Hill (2 mentions)
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (2 mentions)
restaurants around Albuquerque:
hotels around Albuquerque:
Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
questions about Albuquerque:
What is your favorite restaurant in Albuquerque?
Affordable hotel in Albuquerque for the International Balloon Fiesta?
Sedona (63 answers)
Chapel of the Holy Cross (4 mentions)
Slide Rock State Park (4 mentions)
Oak Creek Canyon (3 mentions)
Bell Rock Trail (3 mentions)
Devils Bridge (3 mentions)
restaurants around Sedona:
hotels around Sedona:
questions about Sedona:
Best things to do in Sedona besides hiking?
Nature Lover in Sedona
Vortex Hike/ Sound healing
Best hikes and natural swimming holes
Your final destination is Los Angeles, California.
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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 Los Angeles.
But if you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Shutters On the Beach, which was mentioned 36 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Gjelina, which was mentioned 44 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.
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