What’s the best route from Alabama to California?
Does it take a long time to drive from Alabama to California? I want to visit one of my old friends from school but I’m not sure if the drive will be worth it or not.
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Driving from Alabama to California will take about 36 hours of driving in total, even if you take the fastest route via I-40 W. If you’d still like to visit your friends, however, you can make a road trip out of it by following this route:
- Spend your first day driving to Shreveport, Louisiana. This is where you’ll spend your first night.
- From there, drive on to Fort Worth, Texas for your second night.
- Next, drive to El Paso, Texas.
- From El Paso, drive to Tucson, Arizona. This is your final overnight stay before you reach California!
- From Tucson, drive to San Diego, California. You can keep driving to another city if you’d like, or spend a night in San Diego before moving on!
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