60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
5
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
7
DeLand
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
13
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
14
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. Let the collections at Shangri La and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, stroll through Diamond Head State Monument, and identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

1
night
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.
On the 31st (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, then wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Honolulu to Seattle by flight takes about 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle. Traveling from Honolulu in December, expect Seattle to be colder, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 2nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, then don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then contemplate the long history of Pleasant Home, then steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip builder app .

Getting from Seattle to Chicago by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in January: highs in Chicago hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Oak Park
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum

5
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Get a sense of the local culture at 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, and don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in January, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and Gettysburg National Military Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Little Round Top in Gettysburg--about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of Newseum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington
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

3
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Truman Little White House and Curry Mansion. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, get engrossed in the history at Key West Firehouse Museum, and contemplate the long history of Oldest House & Garden Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Key West tour site .

Fly from Washington DC to Key West in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, Key West is much warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to DeLand.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum ©

1
night
DeLand

DeLand ©
DeLand is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church and then steep yourself in history at Stetson Mansion.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the DeLand online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Key West to DeLand takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in January, expect DeLand to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in DeLand

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church ©
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

5
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Let the collections at The National WWII Museum and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Garden District and Jackson Square are in your itinerary. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow), Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, take a stroll through French Quarter, appreciate the extensive heritage of Our Sacred Stories, and shop like a local with Royal Street.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from DeLand to New Orleans in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from DeLand to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from DeLand in January, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Oak Alley Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Alamo and King William Historic District. National Museum of the Pacific War and The Guenther House Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of San Antonio to go to Fredericksburg and see St. Mary's Catholic Church, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in San Antonio, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Trails

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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.
Visit Hermit's Rest and Tusayan Museum for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Toroweap Point and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. On the 1st (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum, get great views at Lookout Studio, and hike along Rim Trail.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In January, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than San Antonio - with highs of 7°C and lows of -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. The Strip and Clark County Heritage Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour itinerary maker website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Clark County Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Let the collections at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Griffith Observatory capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Ocean Avenue & Annenberg Community Beach House). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Avila Adobe, examine the collection at The Grammy Museum, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore and take pictures at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in February, with highs in Los Angeles at 25°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

5
nights
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.
Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. On the 14th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and make a trip to Pothole Dome.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in February; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 10°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Valley Chapel ©
Yosemite Valley Chapel

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and de Young Museum capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Union Square, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Glad Tidings Church.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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