12 days in Bryan, Lubbock & Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

12 days in Bryan, Lubbock & Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

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Start: Bryan
1
Bryan
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Lubbock
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
3
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
End: Bryan

3
nights
Bryan

Bryan ©
Bryan is a city in Brazos County, Texas, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bryan: Waco (Waco Suspension Bridge, Dr Pepper Museum, &more), Franklin Ranch Comminty Park (in Franklin) and Splashway Waterpark (in Sheridan). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Reveille Gravesite, and take in the pleasant sights at Bonfire Memorial.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bryan online trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Bryan. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lubbock.

Things to do in Bryan

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Waco, College Station, Franklin Ranch Comminty Park, Splashway Waterpark
Highlights from your plan
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum ©
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Dr Pepper Museum ©
Dr Pepper Museum

2
nights
Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. On the 10th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Joyland Amusement Park, thenexamine the collection at Silent Wings Museum, thenexamine the collection at Science Spectrum Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Lubbock Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Prairie Dog Town and then steep yourself in history at National Ranching Heritage Center.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lubbock travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Bryan to Lubbock with the Route module. Traveling from Bryan in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Lubbock, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Ranching Heritage Center ©
National Ranching Heritage Center
Science Spectrum Museum ©
Science Spectrum Museum
Prairie Dog Town ©
Prairie Dog Town

6
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for wildlife, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, cruise along Newfound Gap Road, admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Great Smoky Mountains National Park day trip planning app.

You can fly from Lubbock to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Lubbock to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Lubbock in July, you will find days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are little chillier (87°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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