28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Coos Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Boise
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Dallas
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Highlands
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Bryson City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Asheville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Blowing Rock
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
8
Fort Worth
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Visit Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery and Umpqua River Lighthouse for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Arago State Park and Cranberry Sweets. Go for a jaunt from Coos Bay to Reedsport to see Oregon Route 38 about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the views from McCullough Memorial Bridge, immerse yourself in nature at William M. Tugman State Park, take an in-depth tour of Coos History Museum, and don't miss a visit to Steve Prefontaine Murals.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Coos Bay trip itinerary site .

Vancouver, Canada to Coos Bay is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also fly. In May, daytime highs in Coos Bay are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bastendorff Beach, Oregon Route 38, Umpqua River Lighthouse, William M. Tugman State Park
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Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Umpqua River Lighthouse ©
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Bastendorff Beach ©
Bastendorff Beach

3
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hulls Gulch Nature Trail and Ridge to River Trail System. Get in touch with nature at Lucky Peak State Park and Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center. When in Boise, make a side trip to see Bruneau Dunes State Park in Bruneau, approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Freak Alley Gallery, stop by Cravin's Candy Emporium, and contemplate the long history of Boise Train Depot.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Boise trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Coos Bay to Boise in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coos Bay to Boise due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Coos Bay, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Boise, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bruneau Dunes State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area ©
Bruneau Dunes State Park ©
Bruneau Dunes State Park
Boise National Forest ©
Boise National Forest

4
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Take a break from the city and head to White Rock Lake Park and Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Katy Trail and Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Central Market, admire the natural beauty at Texas Discovery Gardens, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pioneer Park Cemetery, and make a trip to Old Red Museum.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dallas online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Boise to Dallas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Dallas is 1 hour. Traveling from Boise in May, things will get a bit warmer in Dallas: highs are around 33°C and lows about 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Highlands.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Old Red Museum ©
Old Red Museum
Katy Trail ©
Katy Trail

1
day
Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for gifts at TJ Bailey's, admire the sheer force of Secret Falls, then take in the awesome beauty at Sunset Rock and Ravenel Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Highlands Biological Station, Nature Center and Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Highlands holiday planner .

Getting from Dallas to Highlands by combination of flight and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect Highlands to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bryson City.

Things to do in Highlands

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
TJ Bailey's ©
TJ Bailey's

2
nights
Bryson City

Bryson City ©
The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alum Cave Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Tunnel To Nowhere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Bryson City Outdoors, get engrossed in the history at Swain County Heritage Museum, then see the interesting displays at Smoky Mountain Trains Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Indian Creek Falls.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryson City journey site .

Traveling by car from Highlands to Bryson City takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Bryson City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Indian Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail
Smoky Mountain Trains Museum ©
Smoky Mountain Trains Museum

4
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore hidden gems such as Riverside Cemetery and Thomas Wolfe Memorial. Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Bent Creek Experimental Forest. Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site (in Flat Rock), Cataloochee Valley (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and Lake Lure Beach and Water Park (in Lake Lure). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Grovewood Village, get to know the fascinating history of Urban Trail, stop by Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Of All Souls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Asheville journey website .

Getting from Bryson City to Asheville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cataloochee Valley, Lake Lure Beach and Water Park, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Thomas Wolfe Memorial ©
Thomas Wolfe Memorial
Grovewood Village ©
Grovewood Village

3
nights
Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock ©
Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Visiting Bass Lake and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Memorial Park and Bolick and Traditions Pottery. There's much more to do: walk around Broyhill Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Blowing Rock Brewery, browse the collection at The Blowing Rock Community Library, and look for gifts at Sunset & Vine.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Blowing Rock online visit planner .

Getting from Asheville to Blowing Rock by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Asheville in June: high temperatures in Blowing Rock hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Boone
Highlights from your plan
Memorial Park ©
Memorial Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Broyhill Park ©
Broyhill Park

3
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Log Cabin Village and St. Patrick Cathedral. Visiting Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge and Trinity Park will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Fort Worth to Granbury to see Granbury City Beach about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Texas Civil War Museum, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Burger's Lake, and don't miss a visit to Exchange Avenue.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Worth route planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Blowing Rock to Fort Worth takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Blowing Rock to Fort Worth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Blowing Rock in June; daily highs in Fort Worth reach 39°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Granbury City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Japanese Garden ©
Japanese Garden
Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge ©
Log Cabin Village ©
Log Cabin Village

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