60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Detroit
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Toledo
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Chicago
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Milwaukee
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Minneapolis
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Kansas City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Houston
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h
9
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Austin
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
11
Dallas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
14
Columbus
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Cleveland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
16
Pittsburgh
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Detroit Institute of Arts and The Guardian Building. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront, make a trip to The Spirit of Detroit, see the interesting displays at Motown Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Belle Isle Park.

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Buffalo to Detroit is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Detroit

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory ©
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Guardian Building ©
The Guardian Building

1
night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Great Lakes, then grab your bike and head to Metroparks of the Toledo Area, and then walk around Swan Creek Metropark.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Toledo day trip planning app .

Getting from Detroit to Toledo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Toledo are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Swan Creek Metropark ©
Swan Creek Metropark
National Museum of the Great Lakes ©
National Museum of the Great Lakes

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica of the Sacred Heart and Silver Beach County Park. Change things up with a short trip to Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes in South Bend (about 1h 50 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and ponder the design of Crown Fountain.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago visit planning website .

Traveling by flight from Toledo to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toledo to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Chicago are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

South Bend, Lake Michigan, Silver Beach County Park
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan

4
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Harley-Davidson Museum and Milwaukee Art Museum. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Josaphat, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and walk around Veteran's Park.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee attractions site .

Traveling by train from Chicago to Milwaukee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in May, things will get slightly colder in Milwaukee: highs are around 66°F and lows about 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Beer Tastings & Tours

4
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Minnehaha Park and Target Field. There's lots more to do: get your game on at The Escape Game, admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Isles, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Mary.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Minneapolis tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Milwaukee to Minneapolis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

4
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Explore hidden gems such as The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Kansas City Zoo. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum, sample the fine beverages at Tom's Town Distilling Co., learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and examine the collection at The College Basketball Experience.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kansas City trip builder app .

You can fly from Minneapolis to Kansas City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, expect Kansas City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 76°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cinder Block Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Union Station ©
Union Station

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Escape My Room New Orleans and Ultimate Swamp Adventures. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Biloxi (Beauvoir & Ship Island). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and take a stroll through Garden District.

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You can fly from Kansas City to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kansas City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Biloxi, Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

4
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Houston Museum of Natural Science and Houston Museum District. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Houston Zoo, stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, admire all the interesting features of Water Wall, and deepen your understanding at Rice University Campus.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Houston trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Houston, with highs around 92°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Houston Museum District ©
Houston Museum District
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

4
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus and Battle For Texas: The Experience. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, explore the galleries of The Alamo, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio itinerary maker tool .

You can take a bus from Houston to San Antonio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Explore hidden gems such as The Escape Game Austin and Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. When in Austin, make a side trip to see Longhorn Cavern State Park in Burnet, approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, learn about all things military at Texas Military Forces Museum, and get your game on at Urban Axes Austin.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin travel route builder tool .

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Austin, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Longhorn Cavern State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Longhorn Cavern State Park ©
Longhorn Cavern State Park
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Explore hidden gems such as The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and Pioneer Plaza. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at White Rock Lake Park, explore the world behind art at Nasher Sculpture Center, wander the streets of Dallas Arts District, and examine the collection at Frontiers of Flight Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas day trip app .

Traveling by bus from Austin to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
White Rock Lake Park ©
White Rock Lake Park

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nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Graceland, stop by Lansky, steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, and admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Memphis sightseeing planner .

Fly from Dallas to Memphis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Shelby Farms Park ©
Shelby Farms Park

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beer Tastings & Tours and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park, and take in the views from John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Nashville, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park

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Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Columbus Axe Throwing. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Short North Arts District, get engrossed in the history at Ohio History Center, walk around Scioto Mile, and admire the natural beauty at Whetstone Park / Park of Roses.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Columbus trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nashville to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Columbus is 1 hour. When traveling from Nashville in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Columbus: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
Columbus Axe Throwing ©
Columbus Axe Throwing
Room Escape Games

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Cleveland Museum of Art and Rocky River Reservation. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at A Christmas Story House, hike along Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail, pause for some photo ops at James A. Garfield Monument, and wander the streets of Historic Little Italy in Cleveland.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cleveland trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Columbus to Cleveland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Cleveland sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
West Side Market ©
West Side Market
A Christmas Story House ©
A Christmas Story House

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Explore hidden gems such as Mount Washington and Carnegie Museum of Art. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, wander the streets of The Strip District, see the interesting displays at Randyland, and take in the views from Roberto Clemente Bridge (Sixth Street Bridge).

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You can drive from Cleveland to Pittsburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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