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Phoenix to Sonoma drive

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 Vulture Mine
 Palm Springs
 Los Angeles
 La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bakersfield North
 Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
 San Jose
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


Phoenix to Sonoma road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Phoenix
drive for about 1 hour

10:10 am  Vulture Mine
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:10 am
drive for about 2 hours

1:15 pm  Ehrenberg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:15 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:11 pm  Palm Springs
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:11 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:02 pm  Los Angeles
stay overnight at Shutters On the Beach
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Shutters On the Beach
drive for about 2 hours

11:14 am  stay at La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bakersfield North
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:14 pm
drive for about 2 hours

2:05 pm  eat at Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:05 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

5:33 pm  San Jose
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:33 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

8:09 pm  arrive in Sonoma

day 2 driving ≈ 8 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Vulture Mine


Palm Springs  (55 answers)
    Palm Springs Art Museum  (4 mentions)
    Indian Canyons  (4 mentions)
    Palm Springs Aerial Tramway  (3 mentions)
    Trina Turk  (3 mentions)
    Palm Springs Aerial Tramway  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Palm Springs:
        Trio Restaurant
        Workshop Kitchen + Bar
        Le Parker Meridien Palm Springs
    questions about Palm Springs:
        Best hotel pools in Palm Springs?
        Cheap eats/activities
        Quick weekend gataway this winter
        What to do in palm springs in November?
        Moderately priced restaurants

Los Angeles  (612 answers)
    Santa Monica Pier  (70 mentions)
    Griffith Observatory  (63 mentions)
    Venice Beach Boardwalk  (62 mentions)
    Abbot Kinney  (56 mentions)
    Third Street Promenade  (55 mentions)
    restaurants around Los Angeles:
        Bottega Louie
        Grand Central Market
    hotels around Los Angeles:
        Shutters On the Beach
        Hotel Erwin
        The Standard Downtown LA
        Ace Hotel Los Angeles
        The Huntley Hotel
    questions about Los Angeles:
        Where are the top 5 places to see a celebrity in L.A.?
        What's your favorite burger in L.A?
        Free things to do in Los Angeles?
        What are the top 3 beaches in Los Angeles?
        Area an hour away from LAX airport

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bakersfield North

Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant  (5 mentions)

San Jose  (39 answers)
    The Tech Museum of Innovation  (3 mentions)
    San Jose Museum of Art  (3 mentions)
    Santana Row  (3 mentions)
    Winchester Mystery House  (2 mentions)
    California's Great America  (2 mentions)
    questions about San Jose:
        What's the best neighborhood in San Jose for a first time visitor?
        Hotels with airport parking in San Jose
        Best missions to see & other good activities for kids
        Neighborhood for young professional in San Jose
        Free things to do in San Jose?

Where's the best place to eat in Sonoma?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Fremont Diner, which was mentioned 4 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

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

What are some things to do in Sonoma?

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 Trippy:

Domaine Carneros  (14 mentions)
Ram's Gate Winery  (5 mentions)
Scribe Winery  (4 mentions)
Cline Cellars  (2 mentions)

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

profile  Anne from Portland asked:
Must dos and good places to stay during June getaway to Sonoma  (6 answers)

profile  Michael from San Rafael, California asked:
Best Steak in Sonoma?  (1 answer)

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

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 Sonoma 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 Sonoma. Or get a full Phoenix to Sonoma 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 781 miles
driving time of 11 hours, 12 minutes
Sonoma is the same time as Phoenix
125 Phoenix travel answers
1 Ehrenberg travel answer
55 Palm Springs travel answers
612 Los Angeles travel answers
39 San Jose travel answers
66 Sonoma travel answers


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