60 days in Florida, California & Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Florida, California & Washington State Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Key West
— 5 nights
2
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
3
San Diego
— 6 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
5
Seattle
— 6 nights
6
St. Helena
— 6 nights
7
Carmel
— 5 nights
8
San Francisco
— 7 nights
9
Yosemite National Park
— 9 nights
10
Orlando
— 5 nights

5
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
For shopping fun, head to 7 Artists & Friends Gallery or Emerald's International. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: Marathon (Crane Point Museum & Nature Center & The Turtle Hospital) and Big Pine Key (National Key Deer Refuge & Bahia Honda State Park). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Key West itinerary builder app.

Fort Myers to Key West is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of taxi and ferry. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fort Myers in October since evenings lows in Key West dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Marathon, Big Pine Key
Highlights from your plan
7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get some historical perspective at Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. You'll get in some beach time at South Beach and Haulover Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami Beach: Key Largo (Swim with Dolphins & Spiegel Grove), Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Miami Beach trip planner.

Getting from Key West to Miami Beach by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Largo, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

6
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Midway Museum and San Diego Museum of Art. Visiting La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool will get you outdoors. Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Principe di Tricase Winery (in Ramona) and Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Mushroom Beach, and meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To see maps and other tourist information, read our San Diego online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami Beach to San Diego takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami Beach to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami Beach in November, expect San Diego to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Principe di Tricase Winery, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

7
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.
Let the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Avila Adobe. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, don't miss a visit to Two Rodeo Drive, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles route planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

6
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Shop till you drop at Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien), Pacific Bonsai Museum (in Federal Way) and Tacoma (Tacoma Art Museum & Washington State History Museum). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, identify plant and animal life at Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, wander the streets of Bellevue Square, and examine the collection at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Bellevue, Tacoma, Seahurst Beach Park, Pacific Bonsai Museum, Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery
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

6
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Let the collections at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum and Mumm Napa capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Jordan Vineyard & Winery and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to Gundlach Bundschu Winery (in Sonoma), Pech Merle Winery (in Geyserville) and Healdsburg (Alexander Valley Vineyards & Ferrari-Carano Winery). There's more to do: do a tasting at VGS Chateau Potelle and indulge your taste buds at Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Helena itinerary planner.

Fly from Seattle to St. Helena in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Rutherford, Yountville, Healdsburg, Oakville, Napa
Highlights from your plan
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle

5
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. We've included these beaches for you: Point Lobos and Asilomar State Beach. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Carmel River State Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Carmel: Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (in Moss Landing) and Santa Cruz (Waddell Beach & Panther Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at China Cove and Gibson Beach, identify plant and animal life at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and tee off at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Carmel day trip tool.

Traveling by car from St. Helena to Carmel takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 43°F in Carmel. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Moss Landing, Santa Cruz, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Marshall’s Beach. Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Marina District, visit SoMa, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in San Francisco are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

9
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, trek along Four Mile Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

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

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 46°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

5
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.
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Discovery Cove and Audubon Center for Birds of Prey will get you outdoors. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Space Shuttle Atlantis (in Merritt Island), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Crystal River) and Apopka (Lake Apopka Wildlife Trail & The CATalyst). There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure and make an unforgettable trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to Orlando takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, with highs in Orlando at 77°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Merritt Island, Apopka, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, Scuba & Snorkeling, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Scuba & Snorkeling
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

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