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Scotts Valley to Sacramento drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Scotts Valley to Sacramento

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Scotts Valley to Sacramento in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Sacramento, 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 Scotts Valley
drive for about 33 minutes

10:33 am  San Jose
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:33 am
drive for about 47 minutes

12:20 pm  Oakland
eat at Mad Oak
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:20 pm
drive for about 50 minutes

2:10 pm  Napa
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:10 pm
drive for about 35 minutes

3:45 pm  Vacaville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:45 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

5:31 pm  California State Railroad Museum
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:31 pm
drive for about 5 minutes

6:36 pm  arrive in Sacramento
eat at Ambrosia Café
stay at The Citizen Hotel

driving ≈ 3.5 hours

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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

San Jose  (39 answers)
    Garden City RV Park  (1 mention)
    Santa Clara County Fairgrounds  (1 mention)
    hotels around San Jose:
        The Fairmont San Jose
        The Sainte Claire, A Larkspur Collection Hotel
        San Jose Marriott
        Hotel De Anza
    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?

Oakland  (57 answers)
    Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Oakland:
        Mad Oak
        Telegraph Beer Garden
    hotels around Oakland:
        Waterfront Hotel A Joie de Vivre Hotel
    questions about Oakland:
        Best free things to do in Oakland?
        What is Oakland like?
        First time in Oakland with 1 day to explore
        A good neighborhood in Oakland for rental?
        Best bites to eat in Oakland?

Napa  (85 answers)
    Napa Valley Expo  (1 mention)
    Skyline Wilderness Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Napa:
        Downtown Joe's American Bar & Grill
    hotels around Napa:
        Travelodge Napa Valley
        Napa River Inn at the Historic Napa Mill
        The Westin Verasa, Napa
        Napa Discovery Inn
        Embassy Suites Hotel Napa Valley
        Milliken Creek Inn and Spa
        BEST WESTERN Plus Inn at the Vines
    questions about Napa:
        Other foodie things to do besides wine tasting
        Searching for an inexpensive and nice inn in Napa area
        Restaurants in Napa for girls outing?
        Limited time in Napa, help with my itinerary!
        Sightseeing in Napa?

Vacaville  (4 answers)
    Midway RV Park  (1 mention)
    Vineyard RV Park  (1 mention)
    Travis AFB FamCamp  (1 mention)
    hotels around Vacaville:
        Hampton Inn Suites Vacaville
        Super 8 Vacaville
        Best Western Heritage Inn Vacaville
        Americas Best Value Inn Vacaville
        Courtyard Vacaville
        Residence Inn Vacaville
        Motel 6 Vacaville

California State Railroad Museum  (7 mentions)
    Capitol West RV and MH Park  (1 mention)
    Sherwood Harbor Marina and RV Park  (1 mention)
    SacWest RV Park & Campground  (1 mention)
    Cal Expo RV Park  (1 mention)
    Sacramento Shade RV Park  (1 mention)
    Stillman RV Park  (1 mention)
    Town and Country Trailer Park  (1 mention)
    Caravan Village  (1 mention)
    Eleven Oaks Mhp  (1 mention)
    McClellan Mobile Home Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around California State Railroad Museum:
        Annabelle's Pizza & Pasta Kitchen
    hotels around California State Railroad Museum:
        Welcome Grove RV & Motel
        The Citizen Hotel
        Americas Best Value Inn Old Sacramento
        Motel 6 Sacramento-Old Sacramento North

Where's the best place to stay in Sacramento?

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 Sacramento.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Citizen Hotel.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

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

Where's the best place to eat in Sacramento?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Ambrosia Café.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

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

What are some things to do in Sacramento?

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:

Cal Expo RV Park  (1 mention)
Stillman RV Park  (1 mention)
Caravan Village  (1 mention)
Eleven Oaks Mhp  (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 Sacramento. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
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Things to do and see in Sacramento  (6 answers)

profile  Debbie from San Francisco asked:
Hidden gems in Sacramento?  (6 answers)

profile  Evan from Virginia asked:
Me want food in Sacramento!  (5 answers)

profile  Jessica from asked:
Question about location for USA Outdoor Nationals  (2 answers)

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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 Sacramento to Scotts Valley 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 Scotts Valley? Try searching for places within 2 hours of Scotts Valley.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Scotts Valley to Sacramento. Or get a full Scotts Valley to Sacramento 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 Scotts Valley well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Scotts Valley!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 141 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 16 minutes
39 San Jose travel answers
57 Oakland travel answers
85 Napa travel answers
4 Vacaville travel answers
58 Sacramento travel answers


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