59 days in Continental USA Itinerary

59 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
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Newport
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
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Philadelphia
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Savannah
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Pigeon Forge
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Chicago
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Indianapolis
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Hot Springs
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San Antonio
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Santa Fe
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Sedona
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New York City

— 7 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll around Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Maringa, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Maringa to New York City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Maringa in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Newport.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Newport

— 3 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Go for a jaunt from Newport to Bristol to see Colt State Park about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the local highlights with Rhode Island Red Food Tours, admire the landmark architecture of Isaac Bell House, get outside with Fish'n Tales Adventures, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Newport trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from New York City to Newport by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Newport hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Newport

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 3 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, trek along Gorham Mountain Trail, and stroll through Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bar Harbor, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Newport to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in July, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to fly to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 6 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Philadelphia is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Philadelphia Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, and hike along Kelly Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Bar Harbor to Philadelphia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bar Harbor in July, expect Philadelphia to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Savannah.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Savannah

— 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Savannah trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Philadelphia to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can fly to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge

— 5 nights

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Explore Pigeon Forge's surroundings by going to East Tennesse Historical Society (in Knoxville), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Spruce Flats Falls & Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking) and Hartford (Zipline & River Rafting & Tubing). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, trek along Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge holiday maker site.

Fly from Savannah to Pigeon Forge in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pigeon Forge when traveling from Savannah in July, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Chicago

— 6 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Pigeon Forge to Chicago takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pigeon Forge to Chicago due to the time zone difference. July in Chicago sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to fly to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Indianapolis

— 1 night

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at White River State Park and then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Indianapolis trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Chicago to Indianapolis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August in Indianapolis, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Hot Springs

— 2 nights

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Ouachita, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anthony Chapel, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse and then stroll through Hot Springs Mountain.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs trip planner.

You can fly from Indianapolis to Hot Springs in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Indianapolis to Hot Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Hot Springs: highs are around 38°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can fly to San Antonio.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

San Antonio

— 5 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: Austin (St. Mary's Cathedral, Texas State Capitol, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk, admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, learn insider's secrets on Cottonwood Wine Tours, and have fun at Brackenridge Park.

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Fly from Hot Springs to San Antonio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in August, expect nights in San Antonio to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Santa Fe.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

Santa Fe

— 3 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Fe: Jemez Mountains (in Jemez Springs), Plaza Blanca (in Abiquiu) and Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Prairie Dog Glass, go for a walk through Keshi, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip tool.

Getting from San Antonio to Santa Fe by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Santa Fe. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in August; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 34°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 6 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco tour itinerary tool.

You can fly from Santa Fe to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Santa Fe to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim Packing District, &more) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 23rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Paley Center for Media, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary planning website.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Sedona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sedona

— 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then see Off-Road Tours, and then take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Sedona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. August in Sedona sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Rhode Island travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Architectural Buildings
The Ocean State
Despite being the country's smallest state, Rhode Island includes over 640 km (400 mi) of coastline, courtesy of Narragansett Bay and more than 30 islands. Most of the state is part of the U.S. mainland, despite its somewhat misleading name. Though it takes only about 40 minutes to drive across this tiny state, Rhode Island includes more white sandy beaches than most visitors can hope to explore on a single trip. The state's one big city and surrounding small towns brim with places to visit, such as museums, galleries, restaurants, bars, and historical neighborhoods packed with colonial-era buildings. Although the state may seem small, your holiday itinerary is sure to be chock-full.

Maine travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Lighthouses · Mountains
The Pine Tree State
The easternmost state in New England, Maine features an indented coastline and forested interior, carved eons ago by receding glaciers. Maine includes more lighthouses and quaint resort villages than you could ever hope to explore in a single trip, but the state is also one of the country's most sparsely populated, the majority of its land pristine and uninhabited wilderness. The temperate coastal regions, historically supported by fishing and lobstering, contain most of the state's urban centers and are the most popular spots in the state for holidays. The sea is the focus here, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that water plays an important role in the distinct character of the state, shaping its economy, tourism, cuisine, politics, sports, and art.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Casinos · Specialty Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.

Georgia travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Aquariums · Parks
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theme Parks
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.

Illinois travel guide

4.3
Observation Decks · Parks · Art Museums
The Prairie State
The most populous state in the country's Midwest region, Illinois features a diverse landscape that includes both the enormous urban sprawl of Chicago and flat central plains, devoted almost entirely to farmland. With a great selection of things to do, Chicago is the state's centerpiece, featuring world-famous architecture and renowned museums. Farther away from this giant urban center, you can explore historical landmarks dedicated to local heroes Abraham Lincoln and Ernest Hemingway. The state also includes a prehistoric Native American site, one of only 20 World Heritage Sites in the United States, a unique feature well-worth adding to your itinerary.

Indiana travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Room Escape Games · Specialty Museums
The Hoosier State
With an extensive history of motorsports, Indiana's main claim to fame is the popular automobile race held each year in its capital city. A mostly rural state, Indiana is a land of till plains and lakes, its appearance a result of traces left behind by receding glaciers. The central section of the state, mostly flat with some rolling hills, contains some of the country's most fertile farmland. The state also contains almost 39,000 km (24,000 mi) of waterways, including the Wabash River, the longest free-flowing river east of the Mississippi. For a genuine "Hoosier" experience, tour the state's slow-paced small towns, noted for their hospitality and outstanding local cuisine. You'll remember the warmth and charm long after your vacation is over.

Arkansas travel guide

4.5
State Parks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
The Natural State
With a diverse geography including mountains in the north, dense broadleaf forests in the south, and fertile lowlands in the east, Arkansas is aptly nicknamed the "Natural State." Still largely undiscovered by foreign tourists, the state hides a world of little-known lakes and rivers. Arkansas also includes vast state parks, offering visitors on vacation outstanding camping facilities in the middle of pristine natural areas sheltering blue herons, warblers, and bald eagles. Often stereotyped as little more than poor hillbilly country, Arkansas boasts a surprisingly diverse array of cultural attractions, including numerous museums, theaters, and cutting-edge sports venues. To learn about the real culture of Arkansas, explore its outstanding cuisine, traditional festivals, and lively music scene.

Texas travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · History Museums · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.

New Mexico travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Geologic Formations · Historic Walking Areas
Land of Enchantment
New Mexico is a land of distinctive regional cuisine and a thriving art scene, centered around the state's cosmopolitan urban centers. Once a Spanish colony claimed by 16th-century conquistadores, New Mexico remains the home of a large Spanish-speaking population and plenty of historical places to visit. The state also contains many Native American communities, sheltering a traditional way of life irretrievably lost in most other places in the country. With large tracts of sparsely inhabited land, the state is a great vacation destination for those who want to discover one of the world's last truly untamed regions, interspersed by only a few ancient pueblos and centuries-old missionary churches.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Hiking Trails · Lookouts
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.