Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from San Diego to Albuquerque. If you're planning a road trip to Albuquerque, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between San Diego and Albuquerque. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is San Diego, California.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
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.
Horseshoe Bend (2 mentions)
Phoenix (107 answers)
Piestewa Peak (3 mentions)
Dreamy Draw Recreation Area (2 mentions)
Phoenix Art Museum (2 mentions)
Bunky Boutique (2 mentions)
Frances (2 mentions)
restaurants around Phoenix:
SunUp Brewing Co
The Parlor Pizzeria
The Clever Koi
hotels around Phoenix:
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
The Clarendon Hotel and Spa
questions about Phoenix:
What is your favorite restaurant in Phoenix?
Food and things to see in Phoenix and Tucson
Best restaurants in Phoenix?
Popular neighborhoods to stay in Phoenix?
Where are the best free things to do in Phoenix?
Payson (Arizona) (3 answers)
Winslow (4 answers)
Petrified Forest National Park (6 answers)
Petrified Forest National Park (2 mentions)
Your final destination is Albuquerque, New Mexico.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
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 Albuquerque.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Frontier Restaurant, which was mentioned 2 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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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:
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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!
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