60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Fly to Tallahassee, Drive to Panama City Beach
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Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sedona
— 3 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly
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Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Bus to Reno, Fly to Seattle, Bus to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Seattle, Fly to Kalispell
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Fly
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Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive

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Panama City Beach

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park and then take advantage of the amenities at Panama City Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip itinerary website.

Fort Lauderdale to Panama City Beach is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Panama City Beach when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September, with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Moab.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Panama City Beach ©
Must see
Panama City Beach
4.5

3
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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Dead Horse Point State Park and Arches National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Delicate Arch and Fiery Furnace. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, get a dose of the wild on Deep Desert Expeditions, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Moab trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Panama City Beach to Moab by combination of flight and car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach to Moab, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Panama City Beach in September; daily highs in Moab reach 84°F and lows reach 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as North Rim Visitor Center and South Kaibab Trail. Get outdoors at Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point, get great views at Hopi Point, stroll through Tonto Trail, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. In September, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Moab - with highs of 75°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Rim Trail ©
Must see
Rim Trail
5.0

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Sedona

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and Airport Mesa. Change things up with a short trip to Montezuma Castle National Monument in Camp Verde (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oak Creek Canyon, admire the majestic nature at Red Rock State Park, trek along Devil's Bridge Trail, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona journey website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. In September, Sedona is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 85°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Cathedral Rock ©
Must see
Cathedral Rock
4.8
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Must see
Oak Creek Canyon
4.7

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Lanikai Beach and Kualoa Regional Park. Explore hidden gems such as Battleship Missouri Memorial and Shark Diving. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: CLIMB Works Keana Farms (in Kahuku), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). There's much more to do: trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail, steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planning tool.

You can fly from Sedona to Honolulu in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Sedona in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Honolulu, with lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Shark Diving
4.7

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nights
Lahaina, Maui

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Step off the beaten path and head to Haleakala Crater and Kamaole Beach Park II. Take a break from the city and head to Wailea Beach and Kapalua Beach. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Helicopter Tours (in Kahului), Iao Valley (in Wailuku) and Maui Pineapple Tours (in Makawao). There's still lots to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, and stroll through Ho'okipa Beach Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lahaina trip maker tool.

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Haleakala Crater ©
Must see
Haleakala Crater
4.7
Wailea Beach ©
Must see
Wailea Beach
4.7

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Explore hidden gems such as Punalu‘U Beach and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Relax by the water at Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Hilo (Rainbow Falls, Akaka Falls State Park, &more), Queen's Bath (in Princeville) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at The Umauma Experience, take in nature's colorful creations at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, don't miss a visit to Saddle Road, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kailua-Kona online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. In October in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

2
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument and then see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip app.

Fly from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kailua-Kona in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7

6
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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.
Kids will enjoy Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Get outdoors at Mariposa Grove and El Capitan. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, stroll through Four Mile Trail, and hike along Lembert Dome.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Panorama Trail ©
Must see
Panorama Trail
4.9
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
El Capitan ©
Must see
El Capitan
4.9

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hurricane Ridge and Murhut Falls. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Olympic National Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail, and hike along Hoh River Trail.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Olympic National Park in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Olympic National Park, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Ruby Beach ©
Must see
Ruby Beach
4.8
Hurricane Ridge ©
Must see
Hurricane Ridge
4.8

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, then admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, and finally trek along Iceberg Lake Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grinnell Glacier.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Olympic National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Olympic National Park to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Olympic National Park in October, Glacier National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Logan Pass ©
Must see
Logan Pass
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Must see
Grinnell Glacier
4.9

6
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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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Faithful and Midway Geyser Basin. The adventure continues: stroll through Mystic Falls Trail, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, trek along Natural Bridge Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser.

Before you visit Yellowstone National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 47°F and lows are around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip

3
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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.
Kids will enjoy Grand Teton and Cascade Canyon Trail. Get in touch with nature at Jenny Lake Trail and Teton Park Road. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park online travel route planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (55°F), and nights are about the same (28°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Grand Teton ©
Must see
Grand Teton
4.9
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Must see
Jenny Lake Trail
4.8
String Lake ©
National Park
String Lake
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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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Empire State Building will thrill your kids. Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and 9/11 Memorial are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New York City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to New York City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Teton National Park to New York City is 2 hours. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in New York City, with highs around 70°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Must see
Central Park
4.8
9/11 Memorial ©
Must see
9/11 Memorial
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Pigeon Forge

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cades Cove and Clingmans Dome. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Blue Ridge Pkwy and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Pigeon Forge side-trips: Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, don't miss a visit to Elkmont Ghost Town, admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, and find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge day trip planning site.

You can fly from New York City to Pigeon Forge in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in November since evenings lows in Pigeon Forge dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Clingmans Dome ©
Must see
Clingmans Dome
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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Fun Spot America. Step out of the city life by going to St. Augustine Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: St. Augustine (St. George Street & Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine). Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at World of Disney.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Orlando planner.

You can fly from Pigeon Forge to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. When traveling from Pigeon Forge in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 78°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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