60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h
End: London

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City trip maker site .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in New York City are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in New York City

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

5
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, take a memorable drive along Little River Road, hike along Middle Prong Trail, and explore and take pictures at Newfound Gap Road.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gatlinburg route planner .

Getting from New York City to Gatlinburg by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Newfound Gap Road ©
Newfound Gap Road

5
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 Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm in Homer Glen, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gatlinburg in December: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
Highlights from your plan
Team vs Time ©
Team vs Time
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Go for a jaunt from Austin to Hye to see Garrison Brothers Distillery about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, and get your game on at The Escape Game Austin.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Austin online trip maker .

Fly from Chicago to Austin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Chicago, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Austin, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

4
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: Fredericksburg (National Museum of the Pacific War & Grape Creek Vineyards on Main). There's much more to do: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, and contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

4
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 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, steep yourself in history at Marston House Museum, and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio to San Diego, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

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

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. January in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

6
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.
On the 18th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Tunnel View, fly down the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 7°C and lows reach -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 26th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco visit website .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip maker tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Las Vegas, with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
nights
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 6th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, trek along Rim Trail, and get great views at Lipan Point.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (11°C), and nights are cooler (-9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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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