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Vancouver to Chattanooga drive

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Vancouver to Chattanooga road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Vancouver to Chattanooga. If you're planning a road trip to Chattanooga, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members. Eventually, you'll be able to customize every detail of this plan to your own preferences and save this as a private trip.

Day 1, 11:00 am:  start in Vancouver
drive for about 8.5 hours

Day 1, 6:44 pm:  Missoula
eat at Five on Black
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

Day 2, 11:00 am:  leave from Missoula
drive for about 3 hours

Day 2, 1:53 pm:  Bozeman
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

Day 3, 10:00 am:  leave from Bozeman
drive for about 8 hours

Day 3, 6:11 pm:  Mt Rushmore
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

Day 4, 10:00 am:  leave from Mt Rushmore
drive for about 8 hours

Day 4, 6:00 pm:  Omaha
eat at M's Pub
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

Day 5, 10:00 am:  leave from Omaha
drive for about 3.5 hours

Day 5, 1:25 pm:  Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:25 pm
drive for about 4.5 hours

Day 5, 7:06 pm:  St. Louis
stay overnight at Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
leave the next day around 10:00 am

Day 6, 10:00 am:  leave from Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
drive for about 7 hours

Day 6, 4:53 pm:  arrive in Chattanooga

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Vancouver, Canada.

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.

Where should I stop along the way?

Missoula  (8 answers)
    restaurants around Missoula:
        Five on Black
    questions about Missoula:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Missoula?
Bozeman  (8 answers)
Mt Rushmore  (19 answers)
    questions about Mt Rushmore:
        Family activities
Omaha  (12 answers)
    Henry Doorly Zoo  (8 mentions)
    Joslyn Art Museum  (3 mentions)
    Lauritzen Gardens  (2 mentions)
    The Durham Museum  (2 mentions)
    Omaha Children's Museum  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Omaha:
        M's Pub
        Stokes Grill & Bar Wood Fired Foods
        801 Chophouse at The Paxton
        Lo Sole Mio Ristorante
    questions about Omaha:
        Best free things to do in Omaha?
        Low-key bachelor party activities in Omaha?
        Dog friendly hotels
Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering  (32 mentions)
St. Louis  (39 answers)
    Forest Park  (10 mentions)
    St. Louis Zoo  (6 mentions)
    City Museum  (5 mentions)
    Gateway Arch  (4 mentions)
    Urban Chestnut Brewing Company  (4 mentions)
    restaurants around St. Louis:
        Pappy's Smokehouse
        Ted Drewes
        Iron Barley Eating Establishment
    hotels around St. Louis:
        Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
        The Lemp Mansion
    questions about St. Louis:
        Good St. Louis dines?
        Great lunch places in St Louis
        Good family vacation within 10 hours of St. Louis (not Branson)?
        Where are the best places to stay in St. Louis?
        What's the best neighborhood in St. Louis for a first time visitor?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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

What are some things to do in Chattanooga?

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 Trippy:

Ruby Falls  (5 mentions)
Rock City  (3 mentions)
Tennessee Aquarium  (2 mentions)
Lookout Mountain  (2 mentions)

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 Chattanooga. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

 Clay Nichols from asked:
Activities in Chattanooga for families with active kids  (2 answers)

 Mark Cahoon from Jonesboro asked:
Is April 2015 a good month to visit Chattanooga?  (1 answer)

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

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 Chattanooga to Vancouver drive, 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 Vancouver to Chattanooga. Or get a full Vancouver to Chattanooga 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.

And if you know Vancouver well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Vancouver!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 2,665 miles
driving time of 40 hours, 19 minutes
Chattanooga is 3 hours ahead of Vancouver
146 Vancouver travel answers
8 Missoula travel answers
8 Bozeman travel answers
19 Mt Rushmore travel answers
12 Omaha travel answers
39 St. Louis travel answers
19 Chattanooga travel answers

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