60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Orlando
— 4 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Chicago
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Washington DC
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New York City
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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Saint Cloud), Space Shuttle Atlantis (in Merritt Island) and Stetson Mansion (in DeLand). Have a day of magic on the 25th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort and explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planner.

Glasgow, UK to Orlando is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Glasgow in November, with highs in Orlando at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Key West

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Get out of town with these interesting Key West side-trips: Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort (in Little Torch Key). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and contemplate the long history of Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Key West online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Key West. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans road trip planning app.

You can fly from Key West to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Key West to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Key West, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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San Diego

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 Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Diego takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to San Diego due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for a bit warmer days in San Diego, with highs around 23°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Los Angeles

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 Santa Monica Farmers Market (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Redwood Creek Challenge Trail). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Honolulu, Oahu

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.
Honolulu is known for historic sites, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, steep yourself in history at Shangri La, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Honolulu holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. In December, Honolulu is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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San Francisco

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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get great views at Twin Peaks, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and sample the tasty concoctions at Anchor Brewing Company.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco is 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Honolulu in December, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Range.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yosemite National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 9°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Las Vegas

Sin City

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: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas route maker.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 16°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping · Casinos

Side Trip

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Grand Canyon National Park

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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, get great views at Lipan Point, and stroll around Indian Garden.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Chicago

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 striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile, and get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, expect nights in Chicago to be about the same, around -9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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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.
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, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip website.

Fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in January, with highs in Washington DC at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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New York City

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: stroll around Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, take a stroll through Times Square, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, plan for little chillier nights in New York City, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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.