60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
8
Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
9
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
San Francisco
— 6 nights
End: San Francisco

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Hood Canal (in Olympic National Park) and B&B Family Farm (in Sequim). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, admire the natural beauty at Woodland Park and Rose Garden, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Seattle online tour itinerary planner .

San Francisco to Seattle is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bellevue, Hood Canal, B&B Family Farm
Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

7
nights
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yellowstone National Park using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are colder with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

5
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail, trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, and take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get out of town with these interesting Chicago side-trips: Basilica of the Sacred Heart (in South Bend) and Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chicago visit planning site .

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, you will find days in Chicago are somewhat warmer (78°F), and nights are much hotter (61°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
Highlights from your plan
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. ©
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Times Square, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City tour planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City due to the time zone difference. September in New York City sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg (about 1h 45 min away). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC journey builder site .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Gettysburg National Military Park
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

5
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.
Step out of Orlando with an excursion to The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 27th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in September, with highs in Orlando at 89°F and lows at 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

5
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail & Clingmans Dome). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, trek along Alum Cave Trail, admire all the interesting features of Newfound Gap Road, and identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg trip itinerary builder site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Orlando to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in September, things will get a bit cooler in Gatlinburg: highs are around 83°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, The Escape Game Pigeon Forge
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In October, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Gatlinburg - with highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of SoMa, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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