60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Chicago O'Hare
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Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 6 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly
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Key West
— 3 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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San Francisco

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, San Francisco is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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Yosemite National Park

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, see human ingenuity at work at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (17°C), and nights are cooler (-2°C). On the 29th (Thu), you're off to Chicago.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chicago sightseeing planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April since evenings lows in Chicago dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

6
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New York City

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City trip website.

You can fly from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

5
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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Washington DC hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

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A Wondrous Diversity of Life

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.
On the 13th (Thu), stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and then trek along Alum Cave Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, take in the dramatic scenery at Ramsey Cascades, then appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, and finally take a memorable drive along Newfound Gap Road.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park vacation planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 17th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planner.

Fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in May: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Key West

Conch Republic

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: Z Flight Watersports (in Marathon) and Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, contemplate the long history of Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, shop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Key West journey maker website.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Orlando in May, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, stop by Louisiana Music Factory, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip builder.

You can fly from Key West to New Orleans in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Key West in May, expect New Orleans to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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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.
On the 28th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. 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 a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, explore the activities along Cabrillo Tide Pools, and let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read San Diego itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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Los Angeles

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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

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Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Honolulu, Oahu

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Honolulu is known for historic sites, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 8 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Honolulu to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 27°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums