60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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New York City
— 6 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Anchorage
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Chicago
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Washington DC
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New York City

— 6 nights

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City travel site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to New York City is minus 2 hours. In August, New York City is a bit warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Glacier National Park

— 5 nights

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.
On the 24th (Wed), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grinnell Glacier, explore the activities along Fishercap Lake, explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, and hike along Swiftcurrent Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Glacier National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from New York City to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Glacier National Park, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Seattle

— 3 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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, stroll around Volunteer Park Conservatory, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Seattle itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Glacier National Park in August since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Anchorage

— 5 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

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.
Make the 1st (Thu) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Kincaid Park, grab your bike and head to Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, steep yourself in history at Oscar Anderson House Museum, and tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Anchorage online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Anchorage takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in August, with highs in Anchorage at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday planner.

Getting from Anchorage to San Francisco by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Alaska Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Anchorage - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 6 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.
On the 11th (Sun), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and walk around Mariposa Grove.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Los Angeles using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are much warmer (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Neighborhoods

Grand Canyon National Park

— 6 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 23rd (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, trek along Rim Trail, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 nights

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.
Spend the 28th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, admire all the interesting features of Teton Park Road, take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon, and stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip maker.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Grand Teton National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get slightly colder in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 23°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, stroll through Hayden Valley, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, then don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chicago, with highs around 21°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums

Washington DC

— 5 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Chicago to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Chicago, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.