60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
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Tacoma
— 1 night
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North Cascades National Park
— 2 nights
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Spokane
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Spokane
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 15 nights
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Helena
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
Fly to Rapid City, Drive to Devils Tower
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Devils Tower
— 2 nights
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Rapid City
— 4 nights
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Sioux Falls
— 5 nights
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Omaha
— 3 nights
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Overland Park
— 2 nights
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Vicksburg
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
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Olympic National Park — 6 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rialto Beach, trek along Sol Duc Falls, and take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park day trip planning website.

Portland to Olympic National Park is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Portland in June; daily highs in Olympic National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tacoma.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Tacoma — 1 night

Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): meet the residents at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, get to know the resident critters at Point Defiance Park, and then make a trip to Chihuly Bridge of Glass. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Washington State History Museum, then examine the collection at LeMay - America's Car Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Tacoma Art Museum, and finally trek along 5 Mile Drive & Trails.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tacoma road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Tacoma with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in June: highs in Tacoma hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to North Cascades National Park.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

North Cascades National Park — 2 nights

North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Ladder Creek Falls and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Washington Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): get great views at Diablo Lake Vista Point and then admire all the interesting features of N Cascades Hwy.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our North Cascades National Park driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tacoma to North Cascades National Park. In June, daily temperatures in North Cascades National Park can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Spokane.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Spokane — 3 nights

Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Spokane: Coeur d'Alene (Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch & Coeur d'Alene Lake) and Spokane Valley Heritage Museum (in Spokane Valley). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, stop by Paradise Fibers, Inc, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and take in the dramatic scenery at Spokane Falls.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Spokane trip planner.

Explore your travel options from North Cascades National Park to Spokane with the Route module. While traveling from North Cascades National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Spokane, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors
Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park — 15 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately Grand Teton National Park away. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, trek along Inspiration Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park tour app.

You can fly from Spokane to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Spokane to Yellowstone National Park. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Spokane in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 66°F and lows at 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Helena.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trip

Helena — 2 nights

Helena is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. On the 29th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gates of the Mountains, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Lewis & Clark Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: stop by The Parrot Confectionery, ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Helena.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Helena trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Helena takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, with highs in Helena at 79°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Glacier National Park.
Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Museums

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 4th (Sun), hike the day away at Highline Trail. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park tour itinerary maker website.

Drive from Helena to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Helena in June, plan for little chillier nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Devils Tower.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Devils Tower — 2 nights

A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at West Texas Trail Museum, explore the world behind art at Rogue's Gallery, and then examine the collection at Hulett Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Wind Circles, explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument, and then make a trip to Tower Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Devils Tower trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Glacier National Park to Devils Tower takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, Devils Tower is a bit warmer at night with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rapid City.
Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Rapid City — 4 nights

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Badlands National Park (Yellow Mounds Overlook, Badlands Wall, &more), Keystone (Mount Rushmore National Memorial & Breezy Point Picnic Area) and Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel, Sylvan Lake, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Bear Country USA, stop by Downtown Rapid City, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rapid City online travel route builder.

Getting from Devils Tower to Rapid City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Rapid City sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sioux Falls.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Sioux Falls — 5 nights

Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Venture out of the city with trips to Ingalls Homestead - Laura's Living Prairie (in De Smet), Watertown (Codington County Historical Museum, Redlin Art Center, &more) and Lake Herman State Park (in Madison). There's lots more to do: stroll around Falls Park, see the interesting displays at Sioux Empire Medical Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, and have fun and explore at Stockyards Ag Experience.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sioux Falls online route planner.

You can drive from Rapid City to Sioux Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Sioux Falls due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Omaha.
Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Omaha — 3 nights

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nebraska City (Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting & Kregel Windmill Museum). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, snap pictures at Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, try to win big at Horseshoe Council Bluffs, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Wabash Trace Nature Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Omaha trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Omaha in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Overland Park.
Parks · Shopping · Museums · Nightlife
Side Trips

Overland Park — 2 nights

Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): walk around Indian Creek Greenway, appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, then meet the residents at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, and finally make a trip to Overland Park 9/11 Memorial. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Thompson Barn, then examine the collection at 1950s All-Electric House, then immerse yourself in nature at Wyandotte County Lake Park, and finally stop by Queen's Pantry Teas.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Overland Park route maker.

Getting from Omaha to Overland Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Vicksburg.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Side Trips

Vicksburg — 2 nights

Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, and then cruise along Vicksburg Campaign Trail. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Southern Heritage Air Foundation, then take in the views from Vicksburg Bridge, then make a trip to McRaven House, and finally contemplate the long history of Martha Vick House.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vicksburg road trip planner.

You can fly from Overland Park to Vicksburg in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Vicksburg sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trip

Birmingham — 6 nights

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cook Museum of Natural Science (in Decatur) and U.S. Space and Rocket Center (in Huntsville). There's still lots to do: sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at First United Methodist Church, walk around Kelly Ingram Park, and don't miss a visit to Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Birmingham online itinerary planner.

Getting from Vicksburg to Birmingham by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Birmingham are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

United States travel guide

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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.