60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Valparaiso, Florida
Fly + Drive:  4 h
1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
12
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
14
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
End: Valparaiso, Florida

4
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for wildlife, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, hike along Charlies Bunion, stroll through Jump Off Trail, and stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Great Smoky Mountains National Park using our trip planner.

Valparaiso to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Valparaiso to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Valparaiso in September since evenings lows in Great Smoky Mountains National Park dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday planner.

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 93°F and lows are around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

6
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

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, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park journey tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (75°F), and nights are colder (43°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Sunset Boulevard, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planning tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 85°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

6
nights
Yosemite National Park

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: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and stroll around Mariposa Grove.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (74°F), and nights are much colder (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and admire the landmark architecture of Haas - Lilienthal House.

Plan a San Francisco trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seattle travel app.

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. In September in Seattle, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, trek along Highline Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park online trip builder.

You can fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in October, with highs in Glacier National Park at 56°F and lows at 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

5
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning site.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 47°F and lows at 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

2
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, then stroll through Taggart Lake, and then admire all the interesting features of Teton Park Road. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and then take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

Before you visit Grand Teton National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (55°F), and nights are about the same (28°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
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, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Teton National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
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: make a trip to Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 57°F in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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nights
Washington DC

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience (in Frederick) and Gettysburg (Victorian Photography Studio & Gettysburg National Military Park). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
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 30th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and try out the rides at Discovery Cove.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 85°F and lows about 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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