60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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Austin
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San Antonio
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El Paso
— 2 nights
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Albuquerque
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Tucson
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Phoenix
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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Oakland
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Sacramento
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Portland
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Seattle
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Yellowstone National Park
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Minneapolis
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Kansas City
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Tulsa
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Oklahoma City
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Dallas
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Austin — 3 nights

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take a stroll through Sixth Street Historic District, take some stellar pictures from Mount Bonnell, take a stroll through South Congress Avenue, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, and then admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary planning site.

Houston to Austin is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Austin, with lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Antonio.
Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Trails

San Antonio — 1 day

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Brackenridge Park.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio travel route planner.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in San Antonio are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly to El Paso.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

El Paso — 2 nights

On the 20th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center and then take a memorable drive along Scenic Drive - Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Franklin Mountains State Park and then see the interesting displays at National Border Patrol Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our El Paso trip planner.

You can fly from San Antonio to El Paso in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to El Paso. Traveling from San Antonio in January, expect El Paso to be a bit cooler, temps between 58°F and 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Albuquerque.
Museums · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Albuquerque — 2 nights

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Albuquerque Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from El Paso to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from El Paso in January, expect Albuquerque to be little chillier, temps between 49°F and 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Tucson.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Tucson — 1 night

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 24th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, then examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, and then admire the striking features of Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tucson route builder.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Albuquerque to Tucson in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in January; daily highs in Tucson reach 65°F and lows reach 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Phoenix.
Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Phoenix — 4 nights

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phoenix: Scottsdale (Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, explore the world behind art at Phoenix Airport Museum Gallery, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Phoenix trip planner.

You can drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.
Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park — 1 night

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park route maker.

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Phoenix in January, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, temps between 44°F and 15°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.
Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors

Las Vegas — 6 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary builder.

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 difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
Parks · Museums · Shopping · Casinos
Side Trip

Los Angeles — 6 nights

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: San Diego (Fleet Science Center & USS Midway Museum) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Pack the 7th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

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Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in February, with highs in Los Angeles at 71°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Oakland.
Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife
Side Trips

Oakland — 5 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oakland: Sulphur Creek Nature Center (in Hayward), V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena) and Napa (Wine Tours & Tastings & Balloon Rides).

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Oakland route builder site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Oakland in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in February; daily highs in Oakland reach 63°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Sacramento.
Wineries · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips

Sacramento — 3 nights

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Take a break from Sacramento with a short trip to Sterling Vineyards in Calistoga, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, explore the world behind art at Crocker Art Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at American River Bicycle Trail, and admire the natural beauty at California State Capitol Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sacramento trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oakland to Sacramento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in February, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Portland.
Museums · Parks · Trails · Wineries
Side Trip

Portland — 4 nights

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Ecola State Park). There's lots more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, deepen your understanding at Portland State University, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, and have fun and explore at Portland Children's Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Portland trip maker app.

You can fly from Sacramento to Portland in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sacramento in February, plan for slightly colder days in Portland, with highs around 51°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.
Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trips

Seattle — 6 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tacoma (Washington State History Museum & Tacoma Art Museum). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, walk around Volunteer Park Conservatory, stop by Elliott Bay Book Company, and stroll through Discovery Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Seattle road trip tool.

Getting from Portland to Seattle by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February in Seattle, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors
Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park — 6 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Yellowstone River Picnic Area, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Roaring Mountain.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in February, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 28°F and 4°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Minneapolis.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Minneapolis — 3 nights

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Minneapolis is known for fun & games, museums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the different shops at Mall of America, make a trip to Minnehaha Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE at Mall of America.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Minneapolis online trip builder.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Minneapolis by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°F in Minneapolis. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can fly to Kansas City.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Shopping
Side Trips

Kansas City — 2 nights

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and then get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Union Station, then observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Kansas City, and then find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Discovery Center.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Kansas City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Kansas City: highs are around 57°F and lows about 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tulsa.
Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Tulsa — 2 nights

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
On the 12th (Sat), meet the residents at Tulsa Zoo and then examine the collection at Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Gathering Place, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oklahoma Aquarium, and then make a trip to 108 Contemporary.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tulsa online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kansas City to Tulsa in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. When traveling from Kansas City in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tulsa: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Oklahoma City.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Adventure · Tours
Side Trips

Oklahoma City — 2 nights

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and then wander the streets of Bricktown. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, then get curious at Science Museum Oklahoma, and then see the interesting displays at Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City road trip planner.

You can drive from Tulsa to Oklahoma City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in March, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to fly to Dallas.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Dallas — 1 night

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 16th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and then walk around Klyde Warren Park.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dallas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oklahoma City to Dallas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oklahoma City in March, Dallas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Museums

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

Phoenix & Central Arizona travel guide

4.4
Gardens · Specialty Museums · Golf Courses