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Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. If you're planning a road trip to Los Angeles, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Philadelphia
drive for about 4.5 hours
3:28 pm Fallingwater
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
9:00 am leave from Fallingwater
drive for about 7 hours
3:56 pm Indianapolis
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:56 pm
drive for about 4 hours
day 2 driving ≈ 11 hours
10:00 am leave from Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
drive for about 6 hours
4:05 pm Tulsa
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 3 driving ≈ 6 hours
10:00 am leave from Tulsa
drive for about 9 hours
day 4 driving ≈ 9 hours
11:00 am leave from Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
drive for about 5.5 hours
day 5 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
10:00 am leave from Enchantment Resort
drive for about 3 hours
12:50 pm Kingman
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:50 pm
drive for about 5 hours
day 6 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
Your starting point is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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.
Fallingwater (7 mentions)
Indianapolis (28 answers)
Indianapolis Museum of Art (4 mentions)
Indianapolis Zoo (2 mentions)
questions about Indianapolis:
What is your favorite restaurant in Indianapolis?
Awesome food trucks?
Best free things to do in Indianapolis?
Your Favorite Holiday Events in Indianapolis
St. Louis (62 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:
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?
What's the best neighborhood in St. Louis for a first time visitor?
Tulsa (17 answers)
Philbrook Museum of Art (2 mentions)
questions about Tulsa:
What is your favorite restaurant in Tulsa?
Best free things to do in Tulsa?
Any recommendations for Steakhouses with Cigar Lounges?
Albuquerque (82 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?
The High Road tour
Sedona (73 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
Going on a roadtrip to Sedona, AZ. Is taking I-10 better route?
Kingman (10 answers)
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.
You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in Los Angeles to stay.
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.
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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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