60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary maker

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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 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
— 7 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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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: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck, shop like a local with Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and get curious at Field Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago tour itinerary maker.

Syracuse to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Syracuse to Chicago. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 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.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately Grand Teton National Park away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and admire the sheer force of Undine Falls.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in October, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 47°F, while nights are colder with lows around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seattle

— 1 night

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.
On the 12th (Wed), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Honolulu, Oahu

— 3 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.
On the 13th (Thu), go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, and then stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Seattle in October, with highs in Honolulu at 87°F and lows at 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and engage your brain at California Science Center.

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You can fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 8 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Honolulu in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 82°F and lows are around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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.
On the 26th (Wed), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome, get great views at Half Dome, and hike along Mariposa Grove.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 28°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, try to win big at New York New York Casino, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas journey planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Casinos · Shopping · Fun & Games

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 5th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, make a trip to Powell Point, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 22°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

New Orleans

— 3 nights

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: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans takes 11.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Orlando

— 5 nights

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.
Pack the 14th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 15th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Orlando online trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Gatlinburg

— 2 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 19th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, then trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, and finally try out the rides at Rocky Top Mountain Coaster. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Alum Cave Trail, then admire all the interesting features of Newfound Gap Road, then do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and finally sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Gatlinburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. When traveling from Orlando in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Gatlinburg, with highs around 60°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip builder website.

Getting from Gatlinburg to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In November in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to take a train 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: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, make a trip to Times Square, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City sightseeing website.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. November in New York City sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car 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.