60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Sandwich
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights

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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, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Norfolk to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Norfolk to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Norfolk in September, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Los Angeles

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, work off some steam at Original Muscle Beach, and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles visit planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Tule Elk Preserve (in Point Reyes National Seashore) and Point Reyes Safaris (in Point Reyes Station). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco visit planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 76°F and 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Point Reyes Safaris ©
Point Reyes Safaris
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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.
Visit Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark for their historical value. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Dome, make a trip to Yosemite Village, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 38°F. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

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.
Visit Kailua Beach Park and Ehukai Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Pupukea Beach Park & Sunset Beach Park). There's still lots to do: stroll through Waikiki Beach, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, hike along Diamond Head State Monument, and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu takes 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, with highs in Honolulu at 87°F and lows at 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Art Museum. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Seattle takes 8 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in October, things will get much colder in Seattle: highs are around 63°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Lone Star Geyser and S Rim Trail will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take a memorable drive along Firehole Canyon Drive, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planning website.

Fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 47°F, while nights are colder with lows around 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

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 19th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, then make a trip to Schwabacher Landing, and then get a new perspective on things with National Park Float Trips. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park visit planning site.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
National Park Float Trips ©
National Park Float Trips

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Fourth Presbyterian Church. Get out of town with these interesting Chicago side-trips: Wheaton (Cantigny Park & First Division Museum at Cantigny). There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago attractions planner.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

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Boston

Boston ©

Beantown

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.
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and Museum of Fine Arts will appeal to museum buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nauset Light Beach and Chatham Lighthouse Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Corn Hill Beach (in Truro), Coast Guard Beach (in Eastham) and Yarmouth Port (Edward Gorey House & Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, get a sense of history and politics at Old State House, make a trip to Louisburg Square, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Boston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Boston are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Nauset Light Beach ©
Nauset Light Beach
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Visit Highfield Hall & Gardens and Hoxie House for their historical value. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Craigville Beach and Old Silver Beach. Step out of Sandwich to go to Falmouth and see Falmouth Museums on the Green, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, take an in-depth tour of The Jenney, see majestic marine mammals with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, and shop like a local with Cape Cod Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sandwich vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Sandwich, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises ©
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises
Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens

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New York City

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, stroll around The High Line, explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Sandwich to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sandwich in October, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 70°F and lows about 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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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.
National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Little Round Top & Gettysburg National Cemetery). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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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