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Sacramento to New York City drive with pets

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 Black Rock City
 North Platte
 Des Moines
 Toledo (Ohio)
   New York City 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   6 days   /   pets   /   no RV

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Pet-friendly stops from Sacramento to New York City

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

8:00 am  start in Sacramento
drive for about 4 hours

2:51 pm  Black Rock City
stay overnight and leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours

 Day 2

8:00 am  leave from Black Rock City
drive for about 7.5 hours

3:23 pm  Ogden
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:23 pm
drive for about 6 hours

10:34 pm  Cheyenne
stay overnight at Central Plaza Hotel Cheyenne
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 13.5 hours

 Day 3

11:00 am  leave from Central Plaza Hotel Cheyenne
drive for about 3 hours

2:07 pm  North Platte
stay overnight at Howard Johnson Inn North Platte
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 3 hours

 Day 4

10:00 am  leave from Howard Johnson Inn North Platte
drive for about 6 hours

4:04 pm  Des Moines
stay overnight at Quality Inn & Suites Event Center
leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 4 driving ≈ 6 hours

 Day 5

8:00 am  leave from Quality Inn & Suites Event Center
drive for about 9 hours

4:58 pm  Toledo (Ohio)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:58 pm
drive for about 9.5 hours

3:21 am (past midnight)  arrive in New York City

day 5 driving ≈ 18.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Sacramento, California.

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?

Black Rock City  (7 answers)
    questions about Black Rock City:
        Why Do You Go Back to Burning Man?

Ogden  (3 answers)
    Ogden City Dog Park  (1 mention)
    North Ogden Animal Hospital  (1 mention)

Cheyenne  (13 answers)
    Cheyenne Botanic Gardens  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Cheyenne:
        Shadows Pub & Grill
        Chipotle Mexican Grill
    pet-friendly hotels around Cheyenne:
        Central Plaza Hotel Cheyenne
        Nagle Warren Mansion Bed and Breakfast
        The Historic Plains Hotel
        Hitching Post Inn Cheyenne
        Super 8 Cheyenne
        Oak Tree Inn Cheyenne
        Holiday Inn Cheyenne/I-80
    questions about Cheyenne:
        Driving from Kennesaw ga to Cheyenne wy
        What are some "must see" places in Cheyenne.

North Platte  (2 answers)
    pet-friendly restaurants around North Platte:
        SONIC Drive-In
    pet-friendly hotels around North Platte:
        Howard Johnson Inn North Platte
        Americas Best Value Inn North Platte
        Motel 6 North Platte
        Country Inn North Platte
        Quality Inn & Suites North Platte
        Holiday RV Park & Campground
        Oak Tree Inn North Platte
        Knights Inn North Platte NE
        Holiday Inn Express North Platte

Des Moines  (18 answers)
    DSM Pets  (1 mention)
    DSLA Pet Sitting Services, LLC  (1 mention)
    Jett and Monkey's Dog Shoppe  (1 mention)
    Des Moines Botanical Center  (1 mention)
    Downtown Doggy Daycare, LLC  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Des Moines:
        9th Street Deli & Catering
        Ritual Cafe
        Exile Brewing Co
    pet-friendly hotels around Des Moines:
        Quality Inn & Suites Event Center
        Kirkwood Civic Center Hotel
    questions about Des Moines:
        What's the best neighborhood in Des Moines for a first time visitor?
        Any good hiking spots in or near Des Moines?

Toledo (Ohio)  (8 answers)
    Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center of Toledo, Inc  (1 mention)
    Cat Care by C. J.  (1 mention)
    We Care Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    The Pet Nanny  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Toledo (Ohio):
        Subway Sandwiches & Salads
        Manhattan's Restaurant
    questions about Toledo (Ohio):
        Where's a fun place for breakfast in Toledo Ohio?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is New York, New York.

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

What are some things to do in New York City?

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:

NirvanaPets  (1 mention)
Doggie Love  (1 mention)
Bark Avenue Pet Care  (1 mention)
Wendy's Pet Care  (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 New York City. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

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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 New York City to Sacramento 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 Sacramento to New York City. Or get a full Sacramento to New York City 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 Sacramento well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Sacramento!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 2,816 miles
driving time of 41 hours, 22 minutes
New York City is 3 hours ahead of Sacramento
40 Sacramento travel answers
7 Black Rock City travel answers
3 Ogden travel answers
13 Cheyenne travel answers
2 North Platte travel answers
18 Des Moines travel answers
8 Toledo (Ohio) travel answers
589 New York City travel answers

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