60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Chicago
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Denver
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Idaho Falls
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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Portland
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
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Santa Fe
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Amarillo
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Nashville
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New York City
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New York City

— 5 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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll around The High Line, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City attractions planner.

Rome, Italy to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Rome to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 5 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: EcoVentures (in North Wildwood), Old Windmill Farm (in Ronks) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Cape May). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and go for a walk through Longwood Gardens.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chicago

— 5 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, make a trip to Millennium Park, admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Philadelphia to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Chicago are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Denver.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Denver

— 5 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Estes Park (Spas & Estes Park Guided Tours), Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour (in Georgetown) and Colorado Springs (U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum & Garden of the Gods). There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hidee Gold Mine, and head outdoors with Apex Ex.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Denver day trip planning tool.

Getting from Chicago to Denver by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Denver when traveling from Chicago in September, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Idaho Falls

— 1 night
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. On the 22nd (Wed), walk around Tautphaus Park, then don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Pavilion, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Rexburg Idaho Temple.

Before you visit Idaho Falls, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Explore your travel options from Denver to Idaho Falls with the Route module. Traveling from Denver in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Idaho Falls, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 8 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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the activities along Firehole River, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip builder.

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Yellowstone National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Idaho Falls in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 18°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Portland.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Portland

— 5 nights

City of Roses

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (in Hood River), Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (in Mosier) and Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Oswald West State Park). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Portland Timbers, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, hike along Forest Park, and admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Portland online route planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Portland in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Portland. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Portland: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, visit The Castro, wander the streets of SoMa, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Portland to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Portland - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Downtown Disney District, &more). Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, examine the collection at Paley Center for Media, and take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Casino at the MGM Grand, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

City Different

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail). There's much more to do: stop by Santa Fe Indian Market, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and admire the natural beauty at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe vacation planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Santa Fe in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, things will get slightly colder in Santa Fe: highs are around 24°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Amarillo.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trip

Amarillo

— 1 night

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 26th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, then don't miss a visit to Huge Pair of Legs, then wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, and finally look for gifts at Cavender's Boot City.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Amarillo route maker app.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Amarillo is somewhat warmer than Santa Fe - with highs of 28°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Nashville.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Nashville

— 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Smith Creek Moonshine, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Leiper's Fork Distillery, then explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planner.

You can fly from Amarillo to Nashville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Nashville, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Tours · Nightlife

Side Trip

New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

On the 29th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Chrysler Building, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City road trip app.

You can fly from Nashville to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nashville in October: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites

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.