60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Fly to Logan International Airport, Drive to Portsmouth
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Portsmouth
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
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Fargo
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 6 nights
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Albuquerque
— 5 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 4 nights
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Charlotte
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 5 nights
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Cincinnati
— 3 nights
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Cleveland
— 2 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 7 nights
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Cape May
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 9 nights
Fly to Dublin, Bus to Belfast

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Portsmouth — 3 nights

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portsmouth: Room Escape Games (in Manchester) and Benson Park (in Hudson). There's still lots to do: learn the secrets of beer at New Hampshire Brews Cruise, see the interesting displays at Woodman Institute Museum, get engrossed in the history at USS Albacore Museum, and have fun and explore at Children's Museum of New Hampshire.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth tour itinerary maker app.

Belfast, UK to Portsmouth is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belfast to Portsmouth is minus 5 hours. When traveling from Belfast in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Portsmouth, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can fly to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls — 4 nights

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
When in Niagara Falls, make a side trip to see Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica in Lackawanna, approximately Lackawanna away. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, see the interesting displays at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, and don't miss a visit to Schoellkopf Power Station.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Portsmouth to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Fargo.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Fargo — 2 nights

Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site and then sample the tasty concoctions at Drekker Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Fargo Air Museum and then gain insight at North Dakota State University.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fargo trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Fargo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Niagara Falls to Fargo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Fargo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can fly to Portland.
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Portland — 6 nights

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (in Mosier), Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum (in The Dalles) and Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm (in Woodburn). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, walk around Laurelhurst Park, make a trip to Pittock Mansion, and get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Fargo to Portland by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Fargo to Portland, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fargo in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in Portland. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Albuquerque.
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Albuquerque — 5 nights

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Fe (Barrio de Analco, Keshi, &more), Cochiti Pueblo (Canyon Trail & Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument) and Jemez Mountains (in Jemez Springs). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some culinary diversions at Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals, get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum, examine the collection at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, and take in breathtaking views at Bandelier National Monument.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Albuquerque road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Albuquerque. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Portland in May: highs in Albuquerque hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Oklahoma City.
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Oklahoma City — 4 nights

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Explore Oklahoma City's surroundings by going to Stafford Air & Space Museum (in Weatherford), Mabee-Gerrer Museum (in Shawnee) and Pony Bridge (in Geary). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, examine the collection at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, savor the flavors at Ride OKC, and wander the wide-open spaces of Express Clydesdales.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Albuquerque in May since evenings lows in Oklahoma City dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Charlotte.
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Charlotte — 2 nights

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Doc Porter's Distillery and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Frank Liske Park and then bet on your favorite at Zmax Dragway.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Charlotte vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Charlotte in 4 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 May, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Asheville.
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Asheville — 5 nights

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asheville: Hendersonville (Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards & Elijah Mountain Gem Mine and Goat Farm), Zipline (in Lake Lure) and DuPont State Recreational Forest (in Cedar Mountain). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Miller's Land of Waterfall Tours, go deep underground at Crystal Mountain Gem Mine, take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy, and squeeze the most out of the city with BREW-ed.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read our Asheville trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Charlotte to Asheville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charlotte in May: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 28°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Cincinnati.
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Cincinnati — 3 nights

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S. city that left a favorable impression on one of its most famous 19th-century visitors, English author Charles Dickens.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cincinnati: Dayton (Carillon Historical Park & National Museum of the US Air Force). And it doesn't end there: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and stroll around Smale Riverfront Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cincinnati trip planner.

You can fly from Asheville to Cincinnati in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Cincinnati sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.
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Cleveland — 2 nights

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 5th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Cathedral. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and then tour the pleasant surroundings at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cleveland trip maker website.

Drive from Cincinnati to Cleveland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cincinnati in June: highs in Cleveland hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pittsburgh.
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Pittsburgh — 3 nights

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pittsburgh: Youngstown (The Butler Institute of American Art & Fellows Riverside Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Anthony Chapel, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh itinerary planner.

Drive from Cleveland to Pittsburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 7 nights

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.
Step out of Philadelphia to go to Kennett Square and see Longwood Gardens, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, examine the collection at Please Touch Museum, and explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia planner.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cape May.
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Cape May — 4 nights

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Explore Cape May's surroundings by going to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), In the Line of Duty Sculpture (in Atlantic City) and Estell Manor Park (in Estell Manor). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, and relax and rejuvenate at Massage by Pearl.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cape May trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Cape May in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Philadelphia in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cape May: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to New York City.
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New York City — 9 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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Cape May to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. June in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
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New Hampshire travel guide

4.6
Theme Parks · Scenic Drive · Geologic Formations
The Granite State
One of the country's smallest and least populous states, New Hampshire's wealth of recreational offerings make it a popular vacation destination. Its many pristine natural areas attract skiers, snowmobilers, hikers, and mountaineers from around the world. Named after a county in England, New Hampshire was the first of the North American colonies to establish a government independent of Great Britain's authority. Though New Hampshire's official nickname refers to its extensive granite formations and quarries, the state's license plates carry the motto "Live Free or Die," reflecting the sense of independence prized by the famously terse natives. Find out why America's artists continue to find inspiration in New Hampshire by taking a trip to its quaint villages and sightseeing in the area's old colonial towns.
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New York State travel guide

4.5
Scenic Walking Areas · Observation Decks · Historic Sites
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.
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North Dakota travel guide

4.5
National Parks · History Museums · Performances
Geographic Center of the North American Continent
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities.
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Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.
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New Mexico travel guide

4.2
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.
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Oklahoma travel guide

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Casinos · Monuments · Art Museums
The Sooner State
Boasting a rich Native American heritage and named after the Choctaw word for "Red People," Oklahoma remains home to about 40 native tribes who speak 25 distinct languages. Though the state remains one of the country's top producers of agricultural products, most of its inhabitants live within two metropolitan areas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The state is home to the 500-million-year-old Wichita Mountains, noted for being the site of the oldest national wildlife refuge in the United States. Explore the state's pristine natural areas while on vacation here, but be sure to leave plenty of time to tour its characteristic small towns, known for their food, music, and cultural festivals.
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North Carolina travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.
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Ohio travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Casinos · Water Parks
The Buckeye State
Nicknamed the "Heart of It All" because of its heart-like shape, Ohio is perhaps best described as a mosaic of big cities and small towns, with vast tracts of farmland in between. Always a major industrial and political player in the country, the state was the home to eight American presidents and the Wright brothers, inventors of the airplane. The first man to walk on the Moon came from Ohio, as did 23 other astronauts. More than just an overachiever in science, industry, and politics, the state is also a serious holiday destination, featuring both traditional Amish farms and bustling cities with a great selection of things to do.
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Pennsylvania travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Casinos
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.
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New Jersey travel guide

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Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.
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