60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 9 nights
2
Baltimore
— 2 nights
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 10 nights
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
6
Branson
— 2 nights
7
Seattle
— 3 nights
8
San Francisco
— 5 nights
9
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
10
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
11
New Orleans
— 3 nights
12
Orlando
— 9 nights

9
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grand Atlas Tours, See DC Today and DC Tours By Tim. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum. Get some historical perspective at Washington National Cathedral and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont (in Falmouth), James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station) and Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, contemplate the long history of Old Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder website.

Cape Town, South Africa to Washington DC is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Cape Town to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Cape Town in December, with highs in Washington DC at 12°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Arlington, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, James Madison's Montpelier, Old Town, Copper Fox Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at The Walters Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Fell's Point, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, and then go for a stroll along the water at Inner Harbor.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Baltimore sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
The Walters Art Museum ©
The Walters Art Museum
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, then steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, and finally pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and then wander the streets of Society Hill.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia online route planner.

Take a train from Baltimore to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

10
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.
Get some cultural insight at Times Square and 9/11 Memorial. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Benmarl Vineyards and Winery (in Marlboro) and DM Weil Gallery (in New Paltz). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

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Take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Benmarl Vineyards and Winery, DM Weil Gallery
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 11th (Sat), try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then walk around Millennium Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church and then wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chicago sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in January: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 0°C and lows are around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Chicago

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Casinos

Side Trip

Horseshoe Hammond
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Fourth Presbyterian Church ©
Fourth Presbyterian Church

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 13th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing, then take some stellar pictures from 165 Scenic Overlook, then learn about winemaking at Stone Hill Winery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Titanic Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at NRA National Sporting Arms Museum, then look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, and then stop by Historic Downtown Branson.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Branson online road trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Branson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in January, with highs in Branson at 8°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Branson

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Springfield
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
NRA National Sporting Arms Museum ©
NRA National Sporting Arms Museum
Historic Downtown Branson ©
Historic Downtown Branson

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stroll through Alki Beach, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally stop by Chukar Cherries. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight and then take a stroll through Pioneer Square.

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Fly from Branson to Seattle in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Branson to Seattle is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Branson in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island will appeal to history buffs. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Sonoma Coast State Beach in Sonoma--about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, stroll through Baker Beach, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planning app.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in January, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sonoma Coast State Beach ©
Sonoma Coast State Beach
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Craft Contemporary. Do your shopping at Two Rodeo Drive and Montana Avenue. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Third Street Promenade, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and get curious at California Science Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online attractions planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Strip and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. The Mob Museum and Nostalgia Street Rods will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Neon Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, things will get slightly colder in Las Vegas: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

3
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.
Garden District and Jackson Square will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The National WWII Museum and St. Louis Cathedral. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to French Quarter, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, stop by Boutique du Vampyre, and stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

9
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.
Shop till you drop at The Mall at Millenia and Thornton Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Stetson Mansion and Cape Canavarel National Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Merritt Island) and St. Petersburg (Graphi-ko Gallery, Duncan McClellan Gallery, &more). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

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