60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
train + Fly:  11​h
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
2
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
5
Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
11
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
13
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Dusseldorf

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth), Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Sandwich Glass Museum) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, don't miss a visit to Louisburg Square, and stroll through Corn Hill Beach.

Plan a Boston trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Boston is an approximately 11-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Dusseldorf to Boston. Traveling from Dusseldorf in September, things will get a bit warmer in Boston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Marginal Way Walkway, Cape Cod Canal, Shining Sea Bikeway, Corn Hill Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Boston in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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

4
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.
Step out of Washington DC to go to Gettysburg and see Gettysburg National Military Park, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 18th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 19th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Orlando online itinerary builder .

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 37°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, Clingmans Dome, & more). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and cruise along Newfound Gap Road.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg online journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Orlando to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in September, things will get slightly colder in Gatlinburg: highs are around 33°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
When in Chicago, make a side trip to see Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. in DeKalb, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the waterfront at Navy Pier.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chicago day trip website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gatlinburg in September, you will find days in Chicago are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

3
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: identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton, get great views at Jenny Lake Overlook, trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, and take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Grand Teton National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, shuttle, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be cooler, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

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

5
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, explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park day trip site .

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be about the same, around -4°C, while days are little chillier, around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon 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 Canyon National Park

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, cruise along East Rim Drive, and take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at GRAMMY Museum, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planning site .

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 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, The Wende Museum of the Cold War, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary app .

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. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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: Olympic National Park (Lower Big Quilcene Trail & Hood Canal). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, stroll around Woodland Park and Rose Garden, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and admire all the interesting features of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Seattle reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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