From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstop off phrasal verbVISITto make a short visit to a place during a journey, especially to rest or to see someoneWe can stop off and see you on our way back. in/at etcWe stopped off in Santa Rosa for a day. →stop→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
stop off• We'll stop off and see you on our way back.• He stopped off in Paris for a couple of days.stop in/at etc• Up Leggett Avenue, he stopped off atBeck, where Domino sat on the stoop of a beatenblue building.• He stopped off at Dingwall for a sketch or two and rejoined the train in Inverness.• Vlad, everyone wants to stop off atEscrow.• But my idea would be to meander up and down the country, stopping off atinterestingtowns like this.• We stopped off at Nonza where the only sound to be heard in the morning air was children singing.• But she might walk slowly, gossiping on the way, or even stop off at some other house to drinktea.• The trick will be to get some of these passengers to stop off in Tehran.• Well then, stop off at the Thomas Building and see him.