60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly
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Anchorage
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Fly
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Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
Drive to McGhee Tyson Airport, Fly to Dominica

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Washington DC — 4 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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip planning app.

Dominica, Dominica to Washington DC is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dominica to Washington DC. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to fly to New York City.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

New York City — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read New York City trip builder.

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Glacier National Park.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Glacier National Park — 6 nights

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 15th (Fri), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, and explore the activities along Avalanche Lake.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New York City to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect cooler with lows of 11°C in Glacier National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to fly to Seattle.
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Seattle — 3 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.
Seattle is known for museums, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in July: highs in Seattle hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to fly to Anchorage.
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Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Side Trip

Anchorage — 4 nights

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.
Anchorage is known for wildlife, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, steep yourself in history at Oscar Anderson House Museum, deepen your understanding at Alaska Native Heritage Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kincaid Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Anchorage trip 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. Traveling from Seattle to Anchorage, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get a bit cooler in Anchorage: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get great views at Twin Peaks, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

Discover how to plan a San Francisco trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Anchorage to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anchorage to San Francisco. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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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.
Spend the 31st (Sun) among the memorable landscape of Half Dome. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, trek along Lembert Dome, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online visit planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 3 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: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.
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Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Las Vegas — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Mandalay Bay, and don't miss a visit to The Strip.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas holiday website.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Casinos · Fun & Games · Shopping · Historic Sites

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 11th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, cruise along East Rim Drive, hike along Rim Trail, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 7 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Snake River Overlook in Moose--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Morning Glory Pool, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Chicago.
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Side Trip

Chicago — 3 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll around Millennium Park, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chicago itinerary maker.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park — 5 nights

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, take in the dramatic scenery at Spruce Flats Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alum Cave Trail, and cruise along Little River Road.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Chicago to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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