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Sacramento to Reno drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Sacramento to Reno

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Sacramento to Reno in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Reno, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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10:00 am  start in Sacramento
drive for about 28 minutes

10:28 am  Folsom
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:28 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:30 pm  Grass Valley
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:30 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

2:18 pm  Kingvale
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:18 pm
drive for about 40 minutes

3:58 pm  Tahoe City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:58 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

5:51 pm  arrive in Reno
eat at Hi Point Coffee
stay at Harrah's Reno

driving ≈ 4 hours

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Sacramento to Reno questions

profile  Katie asked:
Driving Conditions  (2 answers)

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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Folsom  (2 answers)
    Beals Point - Folsom Lake State Rec Area  (1 mention)
    Peninsula - Folsom Lake State Rec Area  (1 mention)
    Ascension Ranch  (1 mention)
    Imperial Manor Mobile Home And RV Park  (1 mention)
    Placer County Fair RV  (1 mention)
    hotels around Folsom:
        Lake Natoma Inn
        Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
        Larkspur Landing Folsom

Grass Valley
    Nevada County Fairgrounds  (1 mention)
    Inn Town Campground  (1 mention)
    Greenhorn Campground  (1 mention)
    Harmony Ridge Resort  (1 mention)
    Peninsula Camping and Boating Resort  (1 mention)
    Orchard Springs Resort  (1 mention)
    Scotts Flat Lake Resort  (1 mention)
    hotels around Grass Valley:
        Golden Chain Resort Motel
        Peninsula Camping & Boating Resort

    Hampshire Rocks Campground  (1 mention)
    Sterling Lake Campground  (1 mention)
    Sno-Park Donner Summit Parking  (1 mention)
    Woodchuck Campground  (1 mention)
    Big Bend Group Campground  (1 mention)
    Meadow Lake Campground  (1 mention)
    Shoreline Campground  (1 mention)
    Indian Springs Campground  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Kingvale:
        West End Bistro
    hotels around Kingvale:
        Cisco Grove Campground & RV Park
        Dogwood Lodge
        Donner Lake Dream Cabin
        Donner Lakefront Retreat

Tahoe City  (18 answers)
    Tahoe State Recreation Area  (1 mention)
    Lake Forest Boat Ramp and Campground  (1 mention)
    William Kent Campground  (1 mention)
    Sno-Park Blackwood Canyon Parking  (1 mention)
    Kaspian Campground  (1 mention)
    Silver Creek Campground  (1 mention)
    Goose Meadow Campground  (1 mention)
    Ed Zberg Sugar Pine Point State Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Tahoe City:
        Rosie's Cafe
        Syd's Bagelery & Expresso
        The Blue Agave
        Bridgetender Tavern & Grill
        Front Street Station Pizza
        Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet Store
    hotels around Tahoe City:
        Tahoe State Recreation Area

Where's the best place to stay in Reno?

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 Reno.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Harrah's Reno.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

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

Where's the best place to eat in Reno?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Hi Point Coffee.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Java Jungle  (1 mention)
Wild River Grille  (1 mention)

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

What are some things to do in Reno?

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 AllStays:

Reno RV Park  (1 mention)
Keystone RV Park  (1 mention)
River West Resort  (1 mention)
Silver Sage RV Park  (1 mention)
Shamrock RV Park  (1 mention)
Bonanza Casino  (1 mention)
Bonanza RV Park  (1 mention)
Victorian RV Park  (1 mention)
Sparks Marina RV 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 Reno. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Reno for a first time visitor?  (4 answers)

profile  Angie from San Antonio asked:
Dog-friendly hotels in Reno?  (1 answer)

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

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 Reno to Sacramento drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Sacramento? Try searching for places within 2 hours of Sacramento.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Sacramento to Reno. Or get a full Sacramento to Reno 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 132 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 9 minutes
58 Sacramento travel answers
2 Folsom travel answers
1 Grass Valley travel answer
1 Kingvale travel answer
18 Tahoe City travel answers
38 Reno travel answers


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