60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  16​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Sydney

7
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Moss Beach to see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, wander the streets of The Castro, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. May in San Francisco sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

5
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Let the collections at Getty Center The Publications and Petersen Automotive Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and La Brea Tar Pits & Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, and stroll through Will Rogers State Beach.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planner

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for New Orleans.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

3
days
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Royal Street and Louisiana Music Factory. Museum-lovers will get to explore The National WWII Museum and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, stroll through New Orleans City Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at immacuLate conception church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Orleans sightseeing planner

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New Orleans. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

6
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art. For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Kalustyan's. Change things up with a short trip to Gateway National Recreation in Sandy Hook (about 40 minutes away). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planner

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to New York City is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in New York City when traveling from New Orleans in May, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

6
days
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.
Walker Sisters' Cabin and Noah Bud Ogle Cabin are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Roaring Fork and Alum Cave Trail. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, explore and take pictures at Newfound Gap Road, trek along Grotto Falls Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip planning website

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Sugarlands Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops ©
Chimney Tops

6
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail, and hike along North Kaibab Trail.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online attractions planner

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in June, expect cooler with lows of 5°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

5
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Head to The Strip and Forum Shops at Caesars Palacefor some retail therapy. The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at The Mirage, look for gifts at Barneys New York, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

6
days
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get outdoors at Grand Teton and Lamar Valley. On the 24th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Museum of the National Park Ranger. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park journey planner

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 22°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

3
days
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Get outdoors at Alki Beach and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. For shopping fun, head to Pike Place Market or The Elliott Bay Book Company. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pioneer Square, browse the range of quality goods at NORDSTROM, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip site

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are much hotter (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight
The Museum of Flight

7
days
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Escape the urban bustle at Kailua Beach Park and Waimea Bay. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa), Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, get some jogging in at Ala Moana Beach Park, browse the exhibits of Iolani Palace, and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. Traveling from Seattle to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Honolulu reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Polynesian Cultural Center, Sandy Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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