60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Key West
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
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Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 1st (Wed), get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Auckland to Los Angeles. Traveling from Auckland in May, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 5 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 46°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 7 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 8th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, trek along Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. 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 June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 6°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Key West

— 2 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 15th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Key West in 13.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Key West is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for much warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Orlando

— 4 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.
Have a day of magic on the 17th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 20th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure and make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park.

To find maps and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Key West in June since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 2 nights

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, explore and take pictures at Newfound Gap Road, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and finally stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Little River Road, then look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and then identify plant and animal life at Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail.

For maps and tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

New York City

— 6 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and walk around The High Line.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City tour builder app.

Fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Chicago

— 3 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, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the landmark architecture of Reliance Building, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Chicago at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums

Yellowstone National Park

— 6 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and explore the activities along Shoshone Lake.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (26°C), and nights are cooler (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and walk around Discovery Park.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seattle travel route builder.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Museums

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, trek along May Lake Trailhead, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park sightseeing app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Seattle in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 4 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to fly to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Honolulu, Oahu

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, get interesting insight from Tours, and appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial.

Before you visit Honolulu, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Honolulu to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.