60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA visit planner
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Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly to Anchorage, Bus to Seward
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Seward
— 2 nights
Drive
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Anchorage
— 3 nights
Fly
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Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Fly
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Custer
— 3 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
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Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Fly
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Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Moab — 3 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Climbing Tours and Dead Horse Point State Park. There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the stunning scenery at Canyonlands National Park, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Moab online tour planner.

Houston to Moab is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 61°F in Moab. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 5 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at South Kaibab Trail and North Rim Visitor Center. On the 6th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, cruise along East Rim Drive, and explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in June, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 85°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 5 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Bridalveil Fall. On the 11th (Sat), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's lots more to do: get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, hike along Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, and stroll through Four Mile Trail.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (79°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Golden Gate Park, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (71°F), and nights are a bit warmer (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Lahaina.
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Lahaina, Maui — 4 nights

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Haleakala Crater. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Wailuku (Maui Tropical Plantation & Iao Valley), Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia) and Helicopter Tours (in Kahului). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honolua Bay, kick back and relax at Napili Beach, and wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Lahaina by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Lahaina: highs are around 84°F and lows about 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, Oahu — 5 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shark Diving and Food Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, hike along Koko Crater Railway Trail, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu online route builder.

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. In June in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 74°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Seward.
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Seward — 2 nights

For most visitors to this part of the world, the wild part of Alaska starts at Seward, a small port city that takes advantage of the region's natural beauty.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center. Here are some ideas for day two: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then explore the activities along Resurrection Bay, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alaska SeaLife Center, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seward trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Seward in 11 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Honolulu to Seward. Traveling from Honolulu in June, expect Seward to be much colder, temps between 61°F and 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Anchorage.
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Anchorage — 3 nights

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, meet the residents at Alaska Zoo, and get great views at Resolution Park.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Anchorage attractions planner.

Getting from Seward to Anchorage by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to fly to Juneau.
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Juneau — 3 nights

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. On the next day, explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Juneau holiday builder website.

You can fly from Anchorage to Juneau in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Juneau sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 6 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. Get out of town with these interesting Yellowstone National Park side-trips: Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and stroll through North Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online trip maker.

Fly from Juneau to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Alaska Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Juneau in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Custer.
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Custer — 3 nights

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Iron Mountain Road and Wildlife Loop Road. Explore Custer's surroundings by going to Keystone (Big Thunder Gold Mine & Presidential Trail) and The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Custer trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Custer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, Custer is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 80°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 4 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Explore hidden gems such as New York Public Library and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip maker tool.

You can fly from Custer to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Custer to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Custer in July, with highs in New York City at 86°F and lows at 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 4 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gettysburg National Military Park and Horseback Riding Tours. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Washington DC visit planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Pigeon Forge.
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Pigeon Forge — 4 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Roaring Fork and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Pigeon Forge side-trips: Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend), River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove & Clingmans Dome). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Pigeon Forge takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. July in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can fly to Savannah.
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Savannah — 3 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Step off the beaten path and head to Speed Boats Tours and Tybee Island Light Station And Museum. Explore Savannah's surroundings by going to Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island) and Hilton Head (Spas & Coligny Beach). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, make a trip to Historic River Street, and stroll around Forsyth Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Savannah vacation app.

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Savannah by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can fly to Key West.
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Key West — 3 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Zachary Taylor. Explore Key West's surroundings by going to Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway, and see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Key West travel route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Key West takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Savannah in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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