60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner

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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Anchorage
— 5 nights
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Nashville

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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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planning tool.

Nashville to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City planning site.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. While traveling from Washington DC, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can fly to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

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: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo.

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You can fly from New York City to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Chicago, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park

— 5 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton, cruise along Teton Park Road, hike along Taggart Lake, and contemplate the waterfront views at Leigh Lake.

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Fly from Chicago to Grand Teton National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Grand Teton National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Chicago in May; daily highs in Grand Teton National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, and get great views at Lookout Point.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Seattle road trip planning app.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (74°F), and nights are much hotter (57°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Anchorage

— 5 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: gain insight at Alaska Native Heritage Center, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska Zoo, examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and take a memorable drive along Seward Hwy.

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You can fly from Seattle to Anchorage in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Anchorage. In June, Anchorage is little chillier than Seattle - with highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Anchorage to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anchorage to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Anchorage in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

San Francisco

— 5 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: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Los Angeles

— 5 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Flightdeck Simulation Center & Radiator Springs Racers). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at GRAMMY Museum, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 79°F and lows at 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · 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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and try your luck at Casino At The Venetian.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 104°F, while lows dip to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping · Casinos

Side Trip

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Bright Angel Trail, get great views at Grandview Point, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and stroll through Rim Trail.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip 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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 52°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

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.