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Phoenix to Atlanta drive with pets

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 El Paso
 Jackson (Mississippi)
 Birmingham (Alabama)
2 travelers   /   driving   /   4 days   /   pets   /   no RV


Pet-friendly stops from Phoenix to Atlanta

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Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Phoenix to Atlanta with your dog or cat. If you're planning a road trip to Atlanta, 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

9:00 am  start in Phoenix
drive for about 6 hours

4:03 pm  El Paso
stay overnight at Holiday Inn Express El Paso-Central
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Holiday Inn Express El Paso-Central
drive for about 3 hours

11:55 am  Pecos
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:55 pm
drive for about 6.5 hours

7:30 pm  Dallas
stay overnight at La Quinta Inn Dallas Uptown
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 9.5 hours
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 Day 3

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

1:01 pm  Shreveport
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:01 pm
drive for about 4 hours

5:51 pm  Jackson (Mississippi)
stay overnight at LeFleur's Bluff State Park & Golf Course
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 7 hours
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 Day 4

10:00 am  leave from LeFleur's Bluff State Park & Golf Course
drive for about 3.5 hours

1:38 pm  Birmingham (Alabama)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:38 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:49 pm  arrive in Atlanta
stay at Extended Stay Deluxe Lenox North

day 4 driving ≈ 6 hours
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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Phoenix, Arizona.

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?

El Paso  (26 answers)
    Chamizal National Memorial  (1 mention)
    Concordia Cemetery  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around El Paso:
        Cafe Central
    pet-friendly hotels around El Paso:
        Holiday Inn Express El Paso-Central
        Americas Best Value Inn & Suites El Paso
        Super 8 Motel El Paso
        Embassy Suites El Paso
        Quality Inn & Suites El Paso
        La Quinta Inn El Paso - Airport
        El Paso Inn
    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

Pecos  (3 answers)

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?

Shreveport  (16 answers)
    questions about Shreveport:
        Best free things to do in Shreveport?

Jackson (Mississippi)  (9 answers)
    LeFleur's Bluff State Park  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly hotels around Jackson (Mississippi):
        LeFleur's Bluff State Park & Golf Course
        Clarion Hotel The Roberts Walthall
        Days Inn Jackson Coliseum
        Best Western Executive Inn Jackson (Mississippi)
        InnPlace Suites Jackson
        Studio 6 Jackson Ms 5042
        Red Roof Inn Jackson-Fairgrounds
        Travelodge Jackson
        Days Inn Jackson Southwest
    questions about Jackson (Mississippi):
        What's going down in Jackson, MS for New Years Eve?

Birmingham (Alabama)  (31 answers)
    Pet Perfect Professional Pet Sitting Service  (1 mention)
    Bob the Big Dog Pet Sitting Service  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Birmingham (Alabama):
        Wine Loft
        Bistro Two Eighteen
        The Cantina
        Slice Pizza & Brew
        The Five Points Grill
    questions about Birmingham (Alabama):
        Entertainment for a large group of customers in Birmingham?
        locate a good breakfast or coffee shop on the west side of Birmingham

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Atlanta, Georgia.

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

Where's the best place to stay in Atlanta?

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 Atlanta.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Extended Stay Deluxe Lenox North.

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

Ellis Hotel Atlanta  (1 mention)

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

What are some things to do in Atlanta?

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:

The Doggie Nanny  (1 mention)
Railside Dog Park  (1 mention)

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

profile  Leslie from Nashville asked:
Good Restaurants Unique to Atlanta?  (14 answers)

profile  Tristan from Florida asked:
Great, reasonable places to eat.  (13 answers)

profile  Gina from Minneapolis asked:
Tourist spots worth seeing in Atlanta?  (13 answers)

profile  Sarah from Seattle asked:
Authentic Southern Food!  (12 answers)

profile  Brooke from Nashville asked:
Best family activities in Atlanta?  (10 answers)

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

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

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,846 miles
driving time of 26 hours, 20 minutes
Atlanta is 3 hours ahead of Phoenix
107 Phoenix travel answers
26 El Paso travel answers
3 Pecos travel answers
106 Dallas travel answers
16 Shreveport travel answers
9 Jackson (Mississippi) travel answers
31 Birmingham (Alabama) travel answers
109 Atlanta travel answers

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