60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Chicago
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Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 6 nights
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly
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Homer
— 2 nights
Drive
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Anchorage
— 5 nights
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San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco route builder website.

Adelaide, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to San Francisco. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park — 6 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.
On the 14th (Tue), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. On the 18th (Sat), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along North Dome, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Las Vegas — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 46°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.
Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games · Nature
Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park — 7 nights

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 23rd (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 6°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Chicago.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Chicago — 4 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and stroll around Grant Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, Chicago is warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.
Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Chicago to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 37°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can fly to New York City.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

New York City — 6 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Grand Teton National Park.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Grand Teton National Park — 5 nights

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.
Spend the 15th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. The adventure continues: hike along Taggart Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail, and take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

Planning Grand Teton National Park trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Grand Teton National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Yellowstone National Park — 7 nights

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, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Inspiration Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park road trip site.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Seattle — 3 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Homer.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Homer — 2 nights

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. On the 29th (Fri), explore the landscape on two wheels at Homer Spit, then explore the world behind art at Bunnell Street Arts Center, then examine the collection at Pratt Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Kachemak Bay State Park.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Homer trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Homer takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Homer hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Anchorage.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Anchorage — 5 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.
Make the 31st (Sun) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, get to know the resident critters at Alaska Zoo, contemplate the long history of Oscar Anderson House Museum, and tour in style with a train tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Anchorage trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Homer to Anchorage takes 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Anchorage are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
Side Trip