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Phoenix to Pensacola drive

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 El Paso
 Pecos (Texas)
driving   /   4 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Phoenix to Pensacola road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Phoenix to Pensacola. If you're planning a road trip to Pensacola, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Phoenix and Pensacola. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Phoenix and Pensacola. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Phoenix
drive for about 2 hours

11:46 am  Tucson
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 1:16 pm
drive for about 4.5 hours

5:45 pm  El Paso
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from El Paso
drive for about 3 hours

12:55 pm  Pecos (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:55 pm
drive for about 5.5 hours

7:38 pm  Austin
stay overnight at Hotel San Jose
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 8.5 hours
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 Day 3

11:00 am  leave from Hotel San Jose
drive for about 2.5 hours

1:31 pm  Houston
stay overnight at Hotel ZaZa
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 2.5 hours
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 Day 4

9:00 am  leave from Hotel ZaZa
drive for about 3.5 hours

12:37 pm  Lafayette
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:37 pm
drive for about 3 hours

4:51 pm  Biloxi
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:51 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:46 pm  arrive in Pensacola

day 4 driving ≈ 9 hours
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Phoenix to Pensacola questions

profile  Danielle from Phoenix asked:
Where to stop with young kids on long road trip?  (1 answer)

Where should I stop along the way?

Tucson  (62 answers)
    El Charro Cafe  (2 mentions)
    Ventana Canyon Trailhead  (2 mentions)
    questions about Tucson:
        What to do in Tucson- staying near UofA
        Best free things to do in Tucson?

El Paso  (38 answers)
    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 (Texas)  (3 answers)

Austin  (177 answers)
    Franklins BBQ  (27 mentions)
    Zilker Park  (25 mentions)
    Barton Springs Pool  (17 mentions)
    Continental Club  (11 mentions)
    Rainey Street  (8 mentions)
    restaurants around Austin:
        Chuy's Restaurant
        Torchy's Tacos
        Uchi Restaurant
        Salt Lick
        The County Line
    hotels around Austin:
        Hotel San Jose
        The W Austin Hotel
        The Driskill Hotel
        Austin Motel
        Hotel Saint Cecilia
    questions about Austin:
        Best BBQ in/near Austin?
        Do I need to rent a car for a week in Austin?
        Food trucks
        What are the must-sees in Austin?
        Best eats/bars in Austin under $25?

Houston  (117 answers)
    Houston Galleria  (8 mentions)
    Hermann Park  (7 mentions)
    Houston Museum of Natural Science  (5 mentions)
    Cavender's Boot City  (4 mentions)
    Miller Outdoor Theatre  (4 mentions)
    restaurants around Houston:
        Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
        Gatlin's BBQ
        Goode Company Barbeque
    hotels around Houston:
        Hotel ZaZa
    questions about Houston:
        Best Mexican restaurants in town?
        Young Professional Neighborhood
        Favorite places to eat in Houston?
        MD Anderson patient
        What is your favorite restaurant in Houston?

Lafayette  (9 answers)
    questions about Lafayette:
        What's the best neighborhood in Lafayette for a first time visitor?

Biloxi  (28 answers)
    questions about Biloxi:
        Hotel for Biloxi MS

What are some things to do in Pensacola?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

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

profile  Karen from asked:
Road Work Traffic Delay?  (2 answers)

profile  Dava from asked:
Where to stay two hours from Pensacola from St louis  (1 answer)

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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 Pensacola to Phoenix drive, 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 Pensacola. Or get a full Phoenix to Pensacola 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 1,701 miles
driving time of 24 hours, 58 minutes
Pensacola is 2 hours ahead of Phoenix
124 Phoenix travel answers
62 Tucson travel answers
38 El Paso travel answers
3 Pecos (Texas) travel answers
177 Austin travel answers
117 Houston travel answers
9 Lafayette travel answers
28 Biloxi travel answers
32 Pensacola travel answers


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