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Scottsdale to Minneapolis drive in an RV

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 Petrified Forest National Park
 Cafe Bel Ami
 Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering
 Des Moines
driving   /   4 days   /   no pets   /   RV


RV campgrounds from Scottsdale to Minneapolis

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Scottsdale to Minneapolis in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Minneapolis, you can research locations to stop along the way. 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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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Scottsdale
drive for about 3.5 hours

1:29 pm  Petrified Forest National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:29 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

6:01 pm  Albuquerque
eat at Flying Star Cafe
stay overnight at Hotel Andaluz
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Hotel Andaluz
drive for about 5 hours

4:06 pm  Borger
stay overnight at BEST WESTERN Borger Inn
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from BEST WESTERN Borger Inn
drive for about 5 hours

3:10 pm  eat at Cafe Bel Ami
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:10 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

7:42 pm  eat at Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering
stay overnight at Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 8.5 hours

 Day 4

10:00 am  leave from Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
drive for about 3.5 hours

1:42 pm  Des Moines
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:42 pm
drive for about 4 hours

6:29 pm  arrive in Minneapolis
stay at The Hotel Minneapolis Autograph Collection

day 4 driving ≈ 7.5 hours

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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Petrified Forest National Park  (6 answers)

Albuquerque  (91 answers)
    Palisades RV Park  (1 mention)
    Balloon View RV Park  (1 mention)
    El Rancho RV and Mobile Home Park  (1 mention)
    Kirtland AFB FamCamp  (1 mention)
    Coronado Village  (1 mention)
    KOA Campground Albuquerque  (1 mention)
    High Desert RV Park  (1 mention)
    American RV Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Albuquerque:
        Flying Star Cafe
    hotels around Albuquerque:
        Hotel Andaluz
        Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
        The Hotel Blue
        Mauger Estate Bed and Breakfast
    questions about Albuquerque:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Albuquerque?
        Temporary home!
        Affordable hotel in Albuquerque for the International Balloon Fiesta?
        Where to stay

Borger  (2 answers)
    Huber City Park  (1 mention)
    hotels around Borger:
        BEST WESTERN Borger Inn
        AmericInn Hotel Borger
    questions about Borger:
        Are there any historical landmarks or museums in Borger Texas

Cafe Bel Ami  (2 mentions)
    K and R RV and Mobile Home Park  (1 mention)
    USI RV Park  (1 mention)
    Air Capital RV Park  (1 mention)
    McConnell AFB Krueger Recreation Area  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Cafe Bel Ami:
        The Vagabond Cafe
        Central Standard Brewing

Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering  (33 mentions)
    Walnut Grove RV Park  (1 mention)
    Harrahs North Kansas City Casino  (1 mention)
    Autumn Falls Park  (1 mention)
    Stadium RV Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering:
        Fric & Frac
        MO Brew
        Kaldi's Coffee
        Panera Bread Company
    hotels around Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering:
        Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
        Holiday Inn Express Kansas City - Westport Plaza

Des Moines  (18 answers)
    Iowa State Fairgrounds  (1 mention)
    Walnut Woods State Park  (1 mention)
    Griffs Valley View RV  (1 mention)
    Adventureland Campground  (1 mention)
    Yellow Banks County Park  (1 mention)
    Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino  (1 mention)
    Bob Shetler  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Des Moines:
        Ritual Cafe
        Exile Brewing Co
        9th Street Deli & Catering
    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?

Where's the best place to stay in Minneapolis?

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 Minneapolis.

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

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

The Marquette  (1 mention)

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

What are some things to do in Minneapolis?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

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

profile  Bianca from Miami asked:
Is the Mall of America worth visiting?  (13 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Minneapolis?  (10 answers)

profile  Keith from Denver asked:
Fine dining in Minneapolis?  (8 answers)

profile  Tandy from Miami asked:
What are the best lakes in and/or around Minneapolis?  (8 answers)

profile  Liv from Cape Cod asked:
What are your favorite restaurants in Minneapolis?  (7 answers)

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

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 Minneapolis to Scottsdale drive in an RV, 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 Scottsdale to Minneapolis. Or get a full Scottsdale to Minneapolis 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 Scottsdale well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Scottsdale!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,635 miles
driving time of 24 hours, 55 minutes
Minneapolis is 2 hours ahead of Scottsdale
31 Scottsdale travel answers
6 Petrified Forest National Park travel answers
91 Albuquerque travel answers
2 Borger travel answers
18 Des Moines travel answers
52 Minneapolis travel answers


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