58 days in Continental USA Itinerary

58 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Chicago
— 4 nights
2
Seattle
— 4 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
8
Key Largo
— 1 night
9
Marathon
— 2 nights
10
Key West
— 5 nights
11
Orlando
— 2 nights
12
Washington DC
— 5 nights
13
New York City
— 6 nights

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cantigny Park and Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. Head to Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Chicago Cultural Centerfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes & Basilica of the Sacred Heart). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, and admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago tour itinerary site.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Chicago, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Chicago at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

South Bend, Oak Park, Cantigny Park
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

4
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pioneer Square. You'll get in some beach time at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Olympic National Park (Hood Canal & Lower Big Quilcene Trail). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip tool.

Fly from Chicago to Seattle in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Seattle, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

5
nights
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.
Relax by the water at Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park. Visiting Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae), Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu. In July, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than Seattle - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs. Let the collections at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien capture your imagination. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards in St. Helena--about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, get interesting insight from Tours, wander the streets of North Beach, and visit Chinatown.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online route planner.

Getting from Honolulu to San Francisco by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Honolulu in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Highlights from your plan
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

5
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and have fun at Paris Las Vegas.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Las Vegas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Garden District and Nottoway Plantation. The National WWII Museum and Escape My Room New Orleans will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Whitney Plantation in Wallace, about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, and stroll the grounds of Cypress Grove and Greenwood Cemeteries.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Las Vegas to New Orleans by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Key Largo.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Island Dolphin Care, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On your second day here, take a tour of Spiegel Grove, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Key Largo online vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Key Largo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Key Largo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Key Largo to be a bit cooler, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Islamorada
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the galleries of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): get answers to all your questions at Pigeon Key Foundation, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon day trip planning site.

Drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

5
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Appreciate the collections at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and 7 Artists & Friends Gallery. Get some historical perspective at Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, take a memorable tour with Tours, and see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Key West travel planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Key West, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando travel route website.

Fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Orlando when traveling from Key West in August, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

5
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Gettysburg National Military Park and Antietam National Battlefield will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Air and Space Museum and The National Archives Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in August, things will get little chillier in Washington DC: highs are around 36°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg National Military Park, National Museum of the Marine Corps, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

6
nights
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, go for a walk through The High Line, don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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