60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
10
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Detroit

3
nights
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chicago itinerary planner.

Detroit to Chicago is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Chicago are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. On the 5th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Artist Point, explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook, and identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park. While traveling from Chicago, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then make a trip to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seattle journey tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are much hotter (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Kailua to see Kailua Beach Park about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, make a trip to Battleship Missouri Memorial, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu online trip maker .

Getting from Seattle to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect Honolulu to be somewhat warmer, temps between 88°F and 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take a stroll through SoMa, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route site .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

6
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (83°F), and nights are slightly colder (46°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
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: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 27th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and explore and take pictures at Dodger Stadium.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Diego tour site .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 101°F by day to 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Explore Gatlinburg's surroundings by going to Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing), Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. (in Ocoee). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, stroll around Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area, take in the exciting artwork at Fowler's Clay Works, and identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Gatlinburg by combination of flight and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Gatlinburg at 87°F and lows at 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, Ocoee Outdoors, Inc.
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

5
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 15th (Thu) at Magic Kingdom Park. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort and enjoy the sand and surf at Discovery Cove.

Planning Orlando trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 76°F in Orlando. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg--about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner .

Getting from Orlando to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Orlando in August, with highs in Washington DC at 87°F and lows at 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Gettysburg National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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New York City

New York City ©
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, walk around The High Line, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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