60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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

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New York City

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Get in touch with nature at Sea the City Jet Ski Tours and Union Transportation Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Wilton (Norwalk River Valley Trail & Weir Farm National Historic Site), The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum (in Bridgeport) and Pequonnock River Trail (in Trumbull). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, take a leisurely stroll along Coney Island, stroll through The High Line, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

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Philadelphia to New York City is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Glacier National Park

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Garden Wall and Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village. Visiting Grinnell Glacier and Virginia Falls will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Browning (Blackfeet Indian Reservation & Museum of the Plains Indian) and DeBoo's Ranch Adventures (in Valier). There's much more to do: hike along Highline Trail, explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park, and cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online attractions planner.

You can fly from New York City to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from New York City to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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Seattle

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Triad River Tours and Hood Canal. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Camano Island (Iverson Spit Waterfront Preserve & Canopy Tours Northwest), Bellingham (Whatcom Falls Park, South Bay Trail, &more) and Olympic National Park (Hurricane Ridge, Mount Ellinor, &more). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at Frye Art Museum, and stroll through Alki Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle vacation planner.

Fly from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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Triad River Tours ©
Triad River Tours
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
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Chihuly Garden and Glass

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Sonoma Canopy Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Tule Elk Preserve (in Point Reyes National Seashore), St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards) and Santa Rosa (Safari West & Donelan Family Wines). There's still lots to do: stop by Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Union Square, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tamalpais State Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip builder tool.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Sonoma Canopy Tours ©
Sonoma Canopy Tours

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Yosemite National Park

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yosemite Valley Chapel and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. Explore Yosemite National Park's surroundings by going to Ascent Spa (in Fish Camp) and Bodie State Historic Park (in Bridgeport). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bright Angel Point and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Canyon National Park: Dinosaur Tracks (in Tuba City) and Supai Indian Village (in Supai). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Visitor Center, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, take a memorable drive along Cape Royal, and admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 43°F. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Grand Teton National Park

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.
Visiting Grand Teton and Cascade Canyon Trail will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Murie Centre and Chapel of the Transfiguration. There's much more to do: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, get a new perspective on things with National Park Float Trips, explore and take pictures at Teton Park Road, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park online trip maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Grand Teton National Park reach 68°F and lows reach 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, explore the striking landscape of Mount Washburn, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park attractions planning tool.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 60°F and 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

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Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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Chicago

Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get some cultural insight at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. Get in touch with nature at Skydive Windy City and Little Red Schoolhouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Oak Savannah Trail (in Griffith), Chesterton (Cowles Bog & Indiana Dunes State Park) and Willow Springs (Centennial Bike Trail & John Husar l&M Canal Trail). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, contemplate the long history of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll around Millennium Park.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in Chicago hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

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Millennium Park
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and Washington National Cathedral. Get outdoors at Old Rag Mountain Hike and Stony Man Mountain Overlook. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (12th & 44th New York Infantry Monument, The Eternal Light Peace Memorial, &more), Birthplace National Monument (in Mount Vernon) and Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

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Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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