60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Keystone
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Cambria
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Bishop
— 1 night
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Death Valley Junction
— 1 night
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Springdale
— 2 nights
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Bryce
— 1 night
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Torrey
— 1 night
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— Few hours
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Clarksdale
— 1 night
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Vicksburg
— Few hours
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Natchez
— 1 night
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New Orleans
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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Insideout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Keystone, use our trip itinerary maker.

In August, daily temperatures in Keystone can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

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San Diego

San Diego ©

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to San Diego takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Keystone to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Keystone in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary website.

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 August, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

Plan my day in Santa Barbara using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, Santa Barbara is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cambria.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Nitt Witt Ridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal, and finally admire all the interesting features of Moonstone Beach Dr.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cambria online travel route builder.

Drive from Santa Barbara to Cambria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in August, you will find days in Cambria are a bit warmer (40°C), and nights are a bit cooler (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Moonstone Beach Dr ©
Moonstone Beach Dr
Nitt Witt Ridge ©
Nitt Witt Ridge

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then stroll through Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Monterey day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cambria to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Cambria in August, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are much colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and stroll around Crissy Field.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In August in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Anchor Brewing Company ©
Anchor Brewing Company
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Bishop.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Bishop

Bishop ©
Bishop is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center, take an in-depth tour of Laws Railroad Museum, then get answers to all your questions at Bishop Visitor Center, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bishop trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Bishop in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September; daily highs in Bishop reach 37°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Death Valley Junction.

Things to do in Bishop

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Laws Railroad Museum ©
Laws Railroad Museum
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest ©
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest
Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center ©

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Death Valley Junction

Death Valley Junction ©
Death Valley Junction is a tiny Mojave Desert community in unincorporated community Inyo County, California, at the intersection of SR 190 and SR 127, just east of Death Valley National Park. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and then steep yourself in history at Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Castle in Clay and then take an in-depth tour of Shoshone Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley Junction trip planner.

Drive from Bishop to Death Valley Junction in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bishop in September since evenings lows in Death Valley Junction dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Springdale.

Things to do in Death Valley Junction

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Shoshone Museum ©
Shoshone Museum

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Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): hike along Angel's Landing, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows, and then take in the exciting artwork at Worthington Gallery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Springdale vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Death Valley Junction to Springdale in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, Springdale is little chillier than Death Valley Junction - with highs of 34°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bryce.

Things to do in Springdale

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Worthington Gallery ©
Worthington Gallery

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Bryce

Bryce ©
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally get great views at Inspiration Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Bryce trip planner.

You can drive from Springdale to Bryce in 2 hours. In September, Bryce is slightly colder than Springdale - with highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Gifford Homestead, steep yourself in history at Fruita Campground, then make a trip to Fremont Petroglyphs, and finally admire the striking features of Fruita Schoolhouse.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Torrey day trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce to Torrey in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Torrey can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Torrey

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fruita Campground ©
Fruita Campground
Gifford Homestead ©
Gifford Homestead
Fruita Schoolhouse ©
Fruita Schoolhouse

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, stop by Gearheads Outdoor Store, get interesting insight from Tours, and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Torrey to Moab takes 3 hours. In September, Moab is somewhat warmer than Torrey - with highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Climbing Tours

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Far View Sites, explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and finally explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park visit planner.

You can drive from Moab to Mesa Verde National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mesa Verde National Park when traveling from Moab in September, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Far View Sites ©
Far View Sites

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see Off-Road Tours, then stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, and then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monument Valley, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

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Page

Page ©

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Powell, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Page route builder app.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Page, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
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 16th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, then stroll through Rim Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in September, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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New York City

New York City ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and stroll around The High Line.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Liberty Bell Center, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and finally take a stroll through Boathouse Row. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and browse the collection at Library of Congress.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online route builder.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans tour itinerary tool.

Fly from Washington DC to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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Birmingham

Birmingham

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Birmingham trip planner.

Drive from New Orleans to Birmingham in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Birmingham to be slightly colder, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. You will leave for Nashville on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nightlife

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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Memphis

Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
When in Memphis, make a side trip to see Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica, approximately Tunica away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Graceland, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and stop by Memphis Music.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Memphis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 9th (Sat), you're off to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Memphis

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. On the 9th (Sat), examine the collection at The Rock & Blues Museum, see the interesting displays at The Delta Blues Museum, and then make a trip to The Crossroad.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Clarksdale journey builder.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Clarksdale takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Clarksdale

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The Delta Blues Museum
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The Rock & Blues Museum

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Vicksburg

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Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals and then get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vicksburg day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Clarksdale to Vicksburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Natchez.

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U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
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Vicksburg Riverfront Murals

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Natchez

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Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Mount Locust Inn & Plantation.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Natchez trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Vicksburg to Natchez by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

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Mount Locust Inn & Plantation ©
Mount Locust Inn & Plantation

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New Orleans

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The Big Easy

Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Maskarade, and finally take a stroll through Royal Street.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner.

You can drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Natchez in October, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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St. Louis Cathedral
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
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Jackson Square

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