60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Des Moines
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
5
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Vineyard Haven
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Raleigh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Charleston
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Miami
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Memphis
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
11
Galveston
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
12
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
13
Sedona
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
14
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
15
Portland
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
16
Shasta Lake
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Los Angeles. In November, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

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

7
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.
On the 8th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 33°F and lows are around 12°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

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
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
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.
Go for a jaunt from Minneapolis to Hastings to see Extreme Sandbox about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, have some family-friendly fun at FlyOver America, have fun at Target Field, and explore the activities along Lake of the Isles.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Minneapolis holiday maker website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Minneapolis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, things will get a bit warmer in Minneapolis: highs are around 43°F and lows about 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Bloomington, Extreme Sandbox
Highlights from your plan
Extreme Sandbox ©
Extreme Sandbox
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Lake of the Isles ©
Lake of the Isles

2
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Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building and then explore and take pictures at Iowa State Fairgrounds. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Oaks Recreation and then snap pictures at Hogback Covered Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Des Moines trip planning site .

You can fly from Minneapolis to Des Moines in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Minneapolis, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Des Moines, ranging from highs of 51°F to lows of 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Des Moines

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hogback Covered Bridge, Seven Oaks Recreation
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building
Seven Oaks Recreation ©
Seven Oaks Recreation
Iowa State Fairgrounds ©
Iowa State Fairgrounds

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, zoos & aquariums, shopping, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, immerse yourself in nature at Reservoir State Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls travel website .

Do a combination of flight and train from Des Moines to Niagara Falls in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Des Moines to Niagara Falls is 1 hour. In November in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Vineyard Haven.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Goat Island ©
Goat Island

1
day
Vineyard Haven

Vineyard Haven ©
Vineyard Haven is a community within the town of Tisbury on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 24th (Sat), make a trip to Flying Horses Carousel, enjoy the sea views from Edgartown Lighthouse, and then play a few rounds at Farm Neck Golf Club.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vineyard Haven trip itinerary builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Niagara Falls to Vineyard Haven. November in Vineyard Haven sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Vineyard Haven

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oak Bluffs, Edgartown Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Farm Neck Golf Club ©
Farm Neck Golf Club
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse
Flying Horses Carousel ©
Flying Horses Carousel

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Get out of town with these interesting Raleigh side-trips: Hawk Manor Falconry (in Lillington), Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area (in Hillsborough) and Durham (Sarah P. Duke Gardens & Cameron Indoor Stadium). There's more to do: trek along Neuse River Trail and make a trip to Garner Veteran’s Memorial at Lake Benson Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Raleigh visit planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vineyard Haven to Raleigh. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Vineyard Haven in November: highs in Raleigh hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Durham, Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, Garner Veteran’s Memorial at Lake Benson Park, Hawk Manor Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Cameron Indoor Stadium ©
Cameron Indoor Stadium

5
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, take in nature's colorful creations at Battery & White Point Gardens, and settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston online route planner .

Traveling by car from Raleigh to Charleston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Raleigh in November, with highs in Charleston at 68°F and lows at 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

H. L. Hunley
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

5
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Gumbo Limbo Trail, & more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, and contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Miami trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from Charleston to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Charleston in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Miami, with highs around 81°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Coral Gables
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center

3
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.
Memphis is known for historic sites, museums, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Graceland, look for gifts at Burke's Book Store, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and explore and take pictures at AutoZone Park.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Memphis day trip app .

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to Memphis in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Miami in December: high temperatures in Memphis hover around 55°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
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Galveston

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
On the 11th (Tue), kick back and relax at Stewart Beach and then contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Galveston visit planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Memphis to Galveston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Memphis in December, things will get a bit warmer in Galveston: highs are around 65°F and lows about 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Stewart Beach ©
Stewart Beach
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Fe: Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (in Cochiti Pueblo), Bandelier National Monument (in Los Alamos) and Pecos National Historical Park (in Pecos). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, cruise along The Plaza, take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to Santa Fe takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Galveston to Santa Fe. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Galveston in December, with highs in Santa Fe at 45°F and lows at 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pecos National Historical Park, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
When in Sedona, make a side trip to see Arizona Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale, approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and trek along Broken Arrow Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sedona trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Santa Fe to Sedona in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Fe in December: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 54°F and lows are around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Arizona Copper Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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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.
Dedicate the 22nd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, make a trip to Space Needle, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Seattle in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sedona to Seattle. Traveling from Sedona in December, you will find days in Seattle are slightly colder (47°F), and nights are about the same (37°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park & Cannon Beach). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, head outdoors with Portland Timbers, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hoyt Arboretum.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Portland online tour planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Portland are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Shasta Lake.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cannon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake ©
The City of Shasta Lake is a city in Shasta County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Horse Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: admire the engineering at Shasta Dam and then Head underground at Lake Shasta Caverns.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Shasta Lake trip planner .

Getting from Portland to Shasta Lake by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Portland in December, you will find days in Shasta Lake are somewhat warmer (57°F), and nights are about the same (37°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shasta Lake

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Wild Horse Sanctuary, Lake Shasta Caverns, Shasta Dam
Highlights from your plan
Wild Horse Sanctuary ©
Wild Horse Sanctuary
Shasta Dam ©
Shasta Dam
Lake Shasta Caverns ©
Lake Shasta Caverns

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