60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Mobile
— 2 nights
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Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
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Montgomery
— 3 nights
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Birmingham
— 5 nights
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Huntsville
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
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New Orleans

— 5 nights

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, wander the streets of Garden District, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our New Orleans online day trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to New Orleans is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. In December, New Orleans is a bit cooler than Auckland - with highs of 16°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Mobile

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA and then stop by B & B Pecan Co..

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mobile trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from New Orleans to Mobile by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mobile, with highs around 21°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Gulf Shores

— 2 nights
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. On the 28th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Foley Railroad Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Weeks Bay Reserve. On your second day here, trek along Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Pottery Central World Headquarters.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gulf Shores travel planner.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Gulf Shores takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Gulf Shores can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Montgomery

— 3 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Montgomery is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Legacy Museum, explore the world behind art at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Montgomery trip builder.

Drive from Gulf Shores to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Traveling from Gulf Shores in December, Montgomery is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Museums

Birmingham

— 5 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Birmingham: Paul W. Bryant Museum (in Tuscaloosa), High Falls (in Geraldine) and Palisades Park (in Oneonta). The adventure continues: learn the secrets of beer at Red Clay Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Noccalula Falls Park & Campground, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center, and stroll around Coosa Landing Recreational Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Museums · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Huntsville

— 2 nights

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 7th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum and then walk around Big Spring Park. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Journey Therapeutic Massage and then stroll through Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Huntsville online trip maker.

You can drive from Birmingham to Huntsville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Birmingham in January, you will find days in Huntsville are a bit cooler (10°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

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.
Step out of Orlando to go to DeLand and see Stetson Mansion, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 10th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orlando travel route planner.

You can fly from Huntsville to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Huntsville to Orlando. When traveling from Huntsville in January, plan for much warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 25°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Washington DC route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Orlando in January, with highs in Washington DC at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

New York City

— 7 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 panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and go for a walk through Times Square.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, plan for slightly colder nights in New York City, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the striking features of Reliance Building, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chicago online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Chicago to be slightly colder, temps between 0°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson). There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try your luck at Caesars Palace.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Fly from Chicago to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in January, things will get much hotter in Las Vegas: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 6 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, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of Union Square, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in San Francisco are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to fly to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Honolulu, Oahu

— 6 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center, take a memorable drive along Ihilani Spa, and enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu day trip app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

Alabama travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.