60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
Fly:  12 h
1
Chicago
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Milwaukee
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Wisconsin Dells
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h
5
Estes Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Denver
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h
7
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Durango
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
9
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
12
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
13
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h
End: Zurich

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
When in Chicago, make a side trip to see Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, approximately Glencoe away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, stroll around Millennium Park, and admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Chicago is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Zurich to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in August, with highs in Chicago at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can take a train to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, Chicago Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Chicago ©
The Escape Game Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

3
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milwaukee: Bartel's Beach (in Lake Mills), Bookworm Gardens (in Sheboygan) and Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish (in Kohler). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Rotary Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Josaphat, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Milwaukee online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Chicago to Milwaukee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Milwaukee can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bartel's Beach, Bookworm Gardens, Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish, Rotary Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Bookworm Gardens ©
Bookworm Gardens
Rotary Botanical Gardens ©
Rotary Botanical Gardens
Basilica of St. Josaphat ©
Basilica of St. Josaphat

4
nights
Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells ©
Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wisconsin Dells: EAA Aviation Museum (in Oshkosh), Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center (in Spring Green) and Madison (Olbrich Botanical Gardens & Memorial Union Terrace). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Portage WWII History Museum, test your problem-solving skills at Elusive Escape Rooms, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and have some family-friendly fun at Laser Warfare.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Wisconsin Dells vacation builder app.

Getting from Milwaukee to Wisconsin Dells by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milwaukee in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Wisconsin Dells, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Madison, Portage WWII History Museum, EAA Aviation Museum, Devil's Lake State Park, Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Portage WWII History Museum ©
Portage WWII History Museum
Memorial Union Terrace ©
Memorial Union Terrace
Zipline

2
nights
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), hike along Sioux Falls Bike Trails, then walk around Falls Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of First Lutheran Church, then have some family-friendly fun at Escapades Escape Rooms, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Butterfly House & Aquarium, and finally walk around Sertoma Park.

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You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Sioux Falls in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. August in Sioux Falls sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Escapades Escape Rooms ©
Escapades Escape Rooms
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Falls Park ©
Falls Park

2
nights
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
On the 24th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, then view the masterpieces at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at Elements of Touch Wellness Spa, then explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Lake Trail.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sioux Falls to Estes Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Estes Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sioux Falls in August, expect nights in Estes Park to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail

5
nights
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hidee Gold Mine (in Central City), Colorado Model Railroad Museum (in Greeley) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, sample the tasty concoctions at New Belgium Brewing Company, and don't miss a visit to Loveland Pass.

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Traveling by car from Estes Park to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Hidee Gold Mine, Loveland Pass, Colorado Model Railroad Museum, Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, Benson Park Sculpture Garden
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Mount Evans Scenic Byway ©
Mount Evans Scenic Byway

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and finally get your game on at Battlefield Colorado. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline and then learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Durango.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Manitou Springs Incline, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

3
nights
Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durango: Mesa Verde National Park (Long House, Balcony House, &more). There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, see Off-Road Tours, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Durango trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Durango takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Durango, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mesa Verde National Park
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Long House ©
Long House
River Rafting & Tubing

6
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Durango to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Durango in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, have some family-friendly fun at AxeVentures, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
AxeVentures ©
AxeVentures
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (The VOID, Disneyland Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker app.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yellowstone National Park: Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton & Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park). There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Washburn.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel route builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (18°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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