60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA travel route planner

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 8 nights
Fly to Merced, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 9 nights
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Custer
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 4 nights
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Savannah
— 4 nights
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Newport
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu

— 8 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Step out of the city life by going to Lanikai Beach and Laniakea Beach. Visit USS Arizona Memorial and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail for their historical value. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa), Sharks Cove (in Pupukea) and Waimanalo (Waimanalo Beach & Bellows Field Beach Park). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Koko Crater Railway Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Byodo-In Temple, see the interesting displays at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar to Honolulu is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Myanmar Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 16.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 8 nights
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 discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Half Dome. Get a sense of the local culture at Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. Change things up with these side-trips from Yosemite National Park: Rainbow Pool (in Groveland) and Stanislaus National Forest (in Hathaway Pines). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, trek along Lembert Dome, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Honolulu in September, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 7 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Yavapai Geology Museum and Kolb Studio. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like South Kaibab Trail and Mather Point. Venture out of the city with trips to Supai (Mooney Falls & Navajo Falls). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and take some stellar pictures from Moran Point.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Zion National Park

— 3 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Attractions like Riverside Walk and Pa'rus Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Subway and Hidden Canyon. When in Zion National Park, make a side trip to see Off-Road Tours in Hurricane, approximately Hurricane away. There's much more to do: hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kayenta Trail, and take a memorable drive along Kolob Terrace Road.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park journey website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Zion National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 9 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grand Prismatic Spring and Midway Geyser Basin. Change things up with these side-trips from Yellowstone National Park: Grand Teton National Park (Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, &more) and Parks' Fly Shop (in Gardiner). Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Mud Volcano.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planning website.

You can fly from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are colder (9°C), and nights are little chillier (-4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Custer

— 2 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, browse for treasures at The Farmer's Daughter, get engrossed in the history at South Dakota State Railroad Museum, then steep yourself in history at Four Mile Old West Town, and finally explore the activities along Legion Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then get curious at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, then examine the collection at Pioneer Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Red Rock River Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Custer road trip planning tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Custer by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Custer at 16°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Custer

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 3 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Popular historic sites such as Loretto Chapel and Canyon Road are in your itinerary. Family-friendly places like The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Palace of the Governors will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, explore the galleries of San Miguel Chapel, and identify plant and animal life at Randall Davey Audubon Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Santa Fe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Custer in October; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 24°C and lows reach 5°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Nashville.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Nashville

— 4 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Explore hidden gems such as Lotz House Museum and Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. Family-friendly places like Stones River National Cemetery and Lane Motor Museum will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin) and Murfreesboro (Stones River National Battlefield & Oaklands Mansion). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Natchez Trace Parkway, explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum, and don't miss a visit to The District.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Nashville in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Santa Fe in October, expect Nashville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Savannah.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Savannah

— 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Colonial Park Cemetery. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force and American Prohibition Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Bluffton (The Church of the Cross & Old Town Bluffton). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, brush up on your military savvy at Old Fort Jackson, admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, and identify plant and animal life at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah holiday maker tool.

Getting from Nashville to Savannah by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Savannah. Traveling from Nashville in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Savannah, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Newport.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Newport

— 3 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lizzie Borden House and New Bedford Whaling Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rosecliff and Newport Car Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Slater Mill Museum (in Pawtucket), Narragansett Beach (in Narragansett) and RISD Museum (in Providence). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Thames Glass, enjoy the sand and surf at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), get a taste of the local shopping with Thames Street, and take a memorable drive along Bellevue Avenue Historic District.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Savannah to Newport in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, Newport is little chillier than Savannah - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Newport

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New York City

— 7 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Speed Boats Tours and Eagle Rock Reservation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Met Cloisters and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Step out of New York City to go to Mountainside and see Trailside Nature & Science Center, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take a stroll through Greenwich Village, and get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City day trip planning website.

You can fly from Newport to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in November, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips