60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner
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Minneapolis
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Chicago
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Detroit
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Boston
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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
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Nashville
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Atlanta
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Montgomery
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New Orleans
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Austin
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Albuquerque
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Las Vegas
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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Minneapolis — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): stroll through Kordiak County Park. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Chain of Lakes, and then explore the activities along Lake of the Isles.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Minneapolis itinerary app.

Sydney, Australia to Minneapolis is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Sydney to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife
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Chicago — 6 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, stroll around Millennium Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Chicago takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Detroit.
Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Detroit — 2 nights

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 29th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, and then appreciate the history behind Michigan Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Motown Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, and then examine the collection at Greenfield Village.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Detroit trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Chicago to Detroit by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Detroit. In September, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Boston.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Boston — 5 nights

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Concord (Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House & The Old North Bridge) and Falmouth (Shining Sea Bikeway & Highfield Hall & Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, get up close to creatures of the deep with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Detroit to Boston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Boston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to New York City.
Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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New York City — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in October, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Philadelphia — 5 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Cape May) and Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Chanticleer, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, don't miss a visit to Liberty Bell Center, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masonic Temple.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia online trip builder.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.
Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Devils Den). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at White House, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Washington DC driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to fly to Nashville.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Nashville — 3 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Change things up with a short trip to Leiper's Fork Distillery in Franklin (about 40 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the history at Lotz House Museum, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip builder website.

Getting from Washington DC to Nashville by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Nashville are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can fly to Atlanta.
Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Atlanta — 1 night

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 24th (Mon), observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Atlanta visit planning tool.

You can fly from Nashville to Atlanta in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Montgomery.
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Montgomery — 1 night

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and then engage your brain at W.A. Gayle Planetarium.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Montgomery trip website.

You can fly from Atlanta to Montgomery in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to Montgomery, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can fly to New Orleans.
Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

New Orleans — 4 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, surround yourself with nature on Happiness Bayou Tours, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and walk around Audubon Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from Montgomery to New Orleans by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montgomery in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Austin.
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Austin — 4 nights

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Change things up with these side-trips from Austin: San Antonio (Brackenridge Park, The Alamo, &more). There's much more to do: trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, deepen your understanding at University of Texas at Austin, contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Austin travel app.

Fly from New Orleans to Austin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: highs in Austin hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can fly to Albuquerque.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails
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Albuquerque — 1 night

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then go all around town with Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Albuquerque takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Austin in November, expect Albuquerque to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.
Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Las Vegas — 5 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker website.

Fly from Albuquerque to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Las Vegas. Traveling from Albuquerque in November, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to fly to San Diego.
Parks · Casinos · Museums · Fun & Games
Side Trips

San Diego — 4 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Diego journey planning website.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in San Diego. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
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Los Angeles — 6 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 15th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

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Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. November in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.