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Seattle to Sacramento drive with pets

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 Wildlife Safari
 Ashland (Oregon)
 Mount Shasta
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   pets   /   no RV

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Pet-friendly stops from Seattle to Sacramento

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

9:00 am  start in Seattle
drive for about 2.5 hours

11:43 am  Portland
stay for about 4 hours
and leave at 3:43 pm
drive for about 2 hours

5:39 pm  Eugene
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:39 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

8:05 pm  Wildlife Safari
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6 hours

 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Wildlife Safari
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:37 am  Ashland (Oregon)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:37 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:02 pm  Mount Shasta
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:02 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:06 pm  Redding
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:06 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:26 pm  Chico
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:26 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

8:00 pm  arrive in Sacramento
stay at Larkspur Landing Sacramento

day 2 driving ≈ 7 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Seattle, Washington.

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?

Portland  (219 answers)
    Portland Ghosts  (1 mention)
    Portland Saturday Market  (1 mention)
    Gov Tom McCall Waterfront Park  (1 mention)
    West Linn Home and Pet Service  (1 mention)
    The Wet Nose  (1 mention)
    Reigning Pets Northwest  (1 mention)
    Compassionate Pet Care  (1 mention)
    Wee Beasties Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    SitPet  (1 mention)
    questions about Portland:
        Mid July: 1 week with wife and kid - what should we prioritize?
        Best coffee shops in Portland
        Visiting in July for 5 days with my boyfriend, where and what must we do?
        Artsy area with fun little shops
        Portland in mid-March

Eugene  (11 answers)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Eugene:
        Steelhead Brewing Company
        Falling Sky Brewing House
    questions about Eugene:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Eugene?

Wildlife Safari  (3 mentions)

Ashland (Oregon)  (14 answers)
    Miss Molly's Enterprises  (1 mention)
    Ashland Dog Park  (1 mention)
    questions about Ashland (Oregon):
        Spas in the Ashland area?
        Best free things to do in Ashland (Oregon)?
        What's the best neighborhood in Ashland (Oregon) for a first time visitor?

Mount Shasta  (7 answers)
    Salton Sea State Recreation Area  (1 mention)

Redding  (6 answers)
    Petco Pet Store - Redding  (1 mention)
    questions about Redding:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Redding?
        Best free things to do in Redding?

Chico  (6 answers)
    Petco Pet Store - Chico  (1 mention)
    Mangrove Veterinary Hospital  (1 mention)
    Bidwell Park  (1 mention)
    questions about Chico:
        Best free things to do in Chico?
        What's the best neighborhood in Chico for a first time visitor?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Sacramento, California.

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

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 Larkspur Landing Sacramento.

Here are some more pet-friendly hotels people talk about:

Cal Expo RV Park  (1 mention)

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 Sacramento Bagel.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Monkey Bar  (1 mention)

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 GoPetFriendly:

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  Peter from Munich asked:
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  Tracy from Hawaii Kai, Hawaii asked:
Places to see in Gold Rush Country enroute from Sacramento  (2 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Sacramento?  (2 answers)

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

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

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 752 miles
driving time of 11 hours, 39 minutes
Sacramento is the same time as Seattle
248 Seattle travel answers
219 Portland travel answers
11 Eugene travel answers
14 Ashland (Oregon) travel answers
7 Mount Shasta travel answers
6 Redding travel answers
6 Chico travel answers
40 Sacramento travel answers


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