60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
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Anchorage
— 3 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take a tour by water with Sea the City Jet Ski Tours.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City travel route site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in New York City, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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Must see
9/11 Memorial
4.7
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Natural History Museum
American Museum of Natural History
4.2

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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.
National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of the Marine Corps. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Capital SUP in Annapolis, approximately Annapolis away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip builder website.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Roaring Fork and Chimneys Picnic Area. Get in touch with nature at Chimney Tops Trail and Mount LeConte. There's lots more to do: hike along Grotto Falls Parking, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alum Cave Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Spruce Flats Falls.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park journey builder site.

You can fly from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mount LeConte
4.9
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Wildlife Area
Roaring Fork
4.8

7
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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.
Attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Visiting South Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: trek along North Kaibab Trail, cross one thing off your bucket list with Paragon Skydive, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Canyon Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in July, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0

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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.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, stop by Chinatown, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Science Museum
Exploratorium
4.6

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glacier Point and Nevada Falls Loop. Get outdoors at Half Dome and Vernal Fall. There's still lots to do: trek along Panorama Trail, stroll through Lembert Dome, surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Must see
Taft Point
4.9
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Half Dome
4.9

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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. Kids will enjoy Taggart Lake and Jenny Lake Trail. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Amphitheater Lake. And it doesn't end there: trek along String Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, and get a new perspective on things with National Park Float Trips.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Teton National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Grand Teton
4.9
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National Park
Amphitheater Lake
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Cascade Canyon Trail
4.9

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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 some cultural insight at Lone Star Geyser and Uncle Tom's Trail. Kids will appreciate attractions like Old Faithful and Grand Loop Road. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Geyser Basin, hike along North Rim Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
North Rim Trail
4.8
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Must see
Old Faithful
4.5

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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.
Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Marketfor plenty of shopping. Bring the kids along to The Museum of Flight and Seattle Art Museum. Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Seahurst Beach Park in Burien--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Seattle hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

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Specialty Museum
The Museum of Flight
4.8
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Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Family-friendly places like Hurricane Ridge and Olympic National Park will thrill your kids. Step out of the city life by going to Second Beach Trail and Sol Duc Falls. There's still lots to do: hike along Hoh River Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at High Divide, cruise along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive, and take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in August; daily highs in Olympic National Park reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Scenic Drive
Hurricane Ridge
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Hoh River Trail
4.9

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Take a break from the city and head to Chugach State Park and Seward Hwy. Alaska Native Heritage Center and Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Anchorage trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Olympic National Park to Anchorage takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Olympic National Park to Anchorage, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Olympic National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Anchorage, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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