60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Provincetown
— 5 nights
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Boston
— 6 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
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Anchorage
— 4 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Provincetown — 5 nights

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cape Cod National Seashore and Long Point. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like First Encounter Beach and Captain Penniman House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Provincetown: Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Eastham (Coast Guard Beach & Nauset Light Beach). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Corn Hill Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, and appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Provincetown travel route planner.

Dallas to Provincetown is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Provincetown, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dallas in August; daily highs in Provincetown reach 78°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Boston.
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Boston — 6 nights

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Get some historical perspective at Atwood Museum and Louisburg Square. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Craigville Beach and Gray's Beach. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Sandy Neck Beach), Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum (in Yarmouth Port) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, immerse yourself in nature at Nickerson State Park, stroll through Corporation Beach, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Provincetown to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. September in Boston sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 5 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: stroll through Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, walk around The High Line, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Boston in September since evenings lows in New York City dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can fly to Grand Teton National Park.
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Grand Teton National Park — 5 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Teton and Cascade Canyon Trail. Change things up with a short trip to St. John's Episcopal Church in Jackson (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, stroll through Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, trek along Jenny Lake Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Grand Teton National Park by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from New York City to Grand Teton National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 7 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser, contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

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Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly to Glacier National Park.
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Glacier National Park — 6 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grinnell Glacier and Virginia Falls. On the 28th (Wed), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's lots more to do: trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls, and admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park visit planning tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Glacier National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Anchorage.
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Anchorage — 4 nights

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.
Visiting Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and Kincaid Park will get you outdoors. Make the 3rd (Mon) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, get to know the resident critters at Alaska Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, and take a memorable drive along Seward Hwy.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Anchorage online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Anchorage takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Glacier National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Anchorage, ranging from highs of 45°F to lows of 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, Oahu — 5 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Visiting Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park will get you outdoors. Visit Waikiki Beach and Lanikai Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Shark Diving). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, and explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Anchorage to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Alaska Standard Time (AKST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Anchorage in October, with highs in Honolulu at 87°F and lows at 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, then admire the landmark architecture of Coit Tower, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Honolulu to San Francisco by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in October, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 7 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.
Popular historic sites such as Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. And it doesn't end there: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Yosemite Valley Biking, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yosemite National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder 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 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. On the 23rd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along North Kaibab Trail, get a dose of the wild on Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. October in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 31°F at night. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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