60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park route builder app.

Lisbon, Portugal to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Yellowstone National Park is minus 7 hours. In September, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Lisbon - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

5
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Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

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 8th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with National Park Float Trips, take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon, explore the activities along String Lake, and hike along Taggart Lake.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

4
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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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 13th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much hotter, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

3
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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at New York New York Casino, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks

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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 23rd (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, get great views at Hopi Point, and take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

6
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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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and don't miss a visit to Half Dome.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online tour planner.

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. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

5
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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.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Oakland to see Oakland California Temple about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and walk around Crissy Field.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Seattle

Emerald City

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, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and wander the streets of Pioneer Square.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle tour itinerary builder tool.

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 12th (Mon), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park vacation tool.

You can fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in October: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 15°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

2
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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On the next day, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then stroll around Millennium Park.

For ratings and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in October; daily highs in Chicago reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

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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: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online vacation maker.

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

7
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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: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trip