60 days in Florida, California & Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Florida, California & Washington State Itinerary

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Taxi to Fort Myers Beach, FL, Ferry to Key West
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Miami Beach
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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Seattle
— 6 nights
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St. Helena
— 6 nights
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Carmel
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 7 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 9 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Key West

— 5 nights

Conch Republic

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 Alan S. Maltz Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Cemetery. 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 lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see the vivid underwater world at Western Dry Rocks, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

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Fort Myers to Key West is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of taxi and ferry. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Myers in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach

— 3 nights

The World's Playground

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: Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park), Key Largo (Swim with Dolphins & Spiegel Grove) 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 2.5 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 catch the flight to San Diego.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

San Diego

— 6 nights

America's Finest City

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 Maritime Museum of San Diego. Visiting La Jolla Cove and Lions, Tigers & Bears will get you outdoors. Step out of San Diego to go to Ramona and see Principe di Tricase Winery, which is approximately 48 minutes away. 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 · Museums

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 7 nights

City of Angels

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 California Science Center capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

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Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Seattle

— 6 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Chihuly Garden and Glass and Washington State History Museum. 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 Art Museum (in Tacoma). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Bellevue Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Asian Art Museum.

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 4.5 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 fly to St. Helena.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. Helena

— 6 nights

The Heart Of Napa Valley

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 VGS Chateau Potelle and Inglenook. Venture out of the city with trips to Healdsburg (Alexander Valley Vineyards, Jordan Vineyard & Winery, &more), Gundlach Bundschu Winery (in Sonoma) and Pech Merle Winery (in Geyserville). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars and wander the wide-open spaces of Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate.

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Traveling by flight from Seattle to St. Helena takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Seattle in November, expect nights in St. Helena to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Carmel

— 5 nights
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: Asilomar State Beach and Waddell Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Pebble Beach Golf Links. Get out of town with these interesting Carmel side-trips: Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (in Moss Landing) and Panther Beach (in Santa Cruz). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, stroll through Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Carmel trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from St. Helena to Carmel takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from St. Helena in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 43°F in Carmel. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 7 nights

City by the Bay

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 City Lights Booksellers will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Marina District, visit SoMa, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning website.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Yosemite National Park

— 9 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. The adventure continues: cruise along Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, hike along Mariposa Grove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail.

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. 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 fly to Orlando.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Orlando

— 5 nights

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.
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Space Shuttle Atlantis will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and The CATalyst will get you outdoors. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Merritt Island) and Lake Apopka Wildlife Trail (in Apopka). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, stroll through Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, make a splash at Discovery Cove, and don't miss a visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Orlando by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, with highs in Orlando at 77°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Florida travel guide

4.4
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Galleries · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.