60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Arlington
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Bus to Merced, Fly to Honolulu
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Honolulu
— 6 nights
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San Diego
— 6 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Bus to Steamboat Deer Standing - Road Stop, Taxi to Chinle
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Chinle
— 1 night
Drive to Cortez, Fly to Breckenridge
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Breckenridge
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Chicago
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Arlington

— 1 night

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 1st (Sat), learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Mount Vernon Trail. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Old Town, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Arlington trip itinerary website.

Atlanta to Arlington is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Arlington can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Washington DC journey planning website.

Washington DC is very close to Arlington. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Fountain Paint Pot, contemplate the waterfront views at Dragon's Mouth Springs, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 27°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

West Yellowstone

— 1 night
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 21st (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the West Yellowstone trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in West Yellowstone are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Yosemite National Park

— 7 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, trek along Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online route planner.

Explore your travel options from West Yellowstone to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from West Yellowstone to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. While traveling from West Yellowstone, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Honolulu

— 6 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: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea), Haleiwa (Pupukea Beach Park, Sunset Beach Park, &more) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

Plan trip to Honolulu with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu takes 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Honolulu, with highs around 84°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Diego

— 6 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (about 1h 45 min away). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Honolulu to San Diego by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in June, expect San Diego to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Sedona.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Explore Sedona's surroundings by going to Clarkdale (Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite & Arizona Copper Art Museum). There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, view the masterpieces at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, and do a tasting at Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona road trip tool.

You can fly from San Diego to Sedona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Sedona are warmer (94°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

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 13th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, trek along Rim Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chinle.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Chinle

— 1 night
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. On the 20th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at White House Ruins Trail and then explore the striking landscape at Spider Rock.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chinle trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Grand Canyon National Park to Chinle takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June since evenings lows in Chinle dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Breckenridge

— 2 nights

Colorado's Kingdom

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): cruise along Guanella Pass, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour, then let little ones run wild at Foster's Place Playground, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Summit Lake Park. On your second day here, grab your bike and head to Wellington Trail, stroll through Sawmill Creek Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Vail Recreation Path, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sapphire Point Overlook.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Chinle to Breckenridge takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Chinle in June, plan for colder days and about the same nights in Breckenridge: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf Adventures, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then take an in-depth tour of U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum and then explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs tour website.

Getting from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Breckenridge in June, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be a bit warmer, around 54°F, while days are much hotter, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Chicago

— 5 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: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 63°F in Chicago. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.