60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Savannah
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Fayetteville
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Richmond
— 6 nights
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Harpers Ferry
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Frederick
— 2 nights
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Schenectady
— 7 nights
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Rochester
— 4 nights
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Toledo
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Columbus
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Aurora
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Des Moines
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Sioux Falls
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Rapid City
— 5 nights
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Garryowen
— 2 nights
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West Glacier
— 6 nights
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Three Forks
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West Yellowstone
— 5 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
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Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, take an unorthodox tour of Olde Pink House, and then steep yourself in history at Sorrel Weed House.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Savannah day trip planner.

Orlando to Savannah is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Savannah are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Fayetteville

— 2 nights
Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Battleship North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): have fun and explore at Fascinate-U Children's Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): step aboard Battleship North Carolina, steep yourself in history at 1897 Poe House, and then see the interesting displays at Airborne and Special Operations Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fayetteville online journey maker.

Drive from Savannah to Fayetteville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Richmond

— 6 nights

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
You've added National Museum of the Marine Corps, Richmond National Battlefield Park, Battleship Wisconsin at Nauticus, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Monticello and Virginia Capitol Building. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tredegar Iron Works and Mulberry Row. Step out of Richmond with an excursion to Quantico National Cemetery in Quantico--about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of White House of the Confederacy, make a trip to Monument Avenue, and admire the natural beauty at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Richmond visit planner.

Getting from Fayetteville to Richmond by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Harpers Ferry

— 2 nights
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
You've now added White Hall Tavern to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): make a trip to White Hall Tavern and then contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Arsenal Square and then contemplate the long history of John Brown's Fort.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Harpers Ferry tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Richmond to Harpers Ferry in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Richmond in August, Harpers Ferry is slightly colder at night with lows of 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Frederick.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites

Frederick

— 2 nights
Frederick is a city and the county seat of Frederick County in the U.S. state of Maryland. George Washington's Mount Vernon has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Olivet Cemetery, take in the history at Monocacy National Battlefield, and then examine the collection at National Museum of Civil War Medicine. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at George Washington's Mount Vernon.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Frederick day trip planning website.

Frederick is just a stone's throw from Harpers Ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Schenectady.

Things to do in Frederick

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Schenectady

— 7 nights
A short drive from the state capital, Schenectady remains best known as General Electric's birthplace.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fort Stanwix National Monument. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark and Saratoga National Historical Park. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame and National Bottle Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Schenectady: Oneida County Historical Society (in Utica), Secret Caverns (in Cobleskill) and Saratoga Springs (Saratoga Race Course, Yaddo Gardens, &more). There's more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Great Flats Brewing and Head underground at Howe Caverns.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Schenectady day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Frederick to Schenectady with the Route module. When traveling from Frederick in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Schenectady: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rochester.

Things to do in Schenectady

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rochester

— 4 nights

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site as well as Women's Rights National Historical Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Strong National Museum of Play and George Eastman Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House and Rochester Museum & Science Center. Get out of town with these interesting Rochester side-trips: Lazy Acre Alpacas (in Bloomfield) and Niagara Falls (in Niagara Falls). There's more to do: look for gifts at Stever's Candies.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rochester travel planner.

You can drive from Schenectady to Rochester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rochester when traveling from Schenectady in August, with lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Toledo.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Toledo

— 1 night
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Toledo tour builder site.

You can fly from Rochester to Toledo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Toledo are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks · Nightlife · Museums · Outdoors

Columbus

— 4 nights

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Your list of things to see and do now includes James A. Garfield National Historic Site, William Howard Taft National Historic Site, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, and other attractions. Lowe Volk Nature Center and Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in Cincinnati (about 1h 50 min away).

Start your trip to Columbus by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Toledo to Columbus in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Aurora.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Aurora

— 3 nights
Aurora, a suburb of Chicago, is a city predominantly in Kane County and DuPage County, with portions extending into Kendall and Will counties. You've now added Lincoln Home National Historic Site to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at First Division Museum at Cantigny and SciTech Hands On Museum. Appreciate the collections at Aurora Regional Fire Museum and Illinois Railway Museum. Step out of Aurora to go to Ottawa and see Washington Square Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's more to do: tee off at Orchard Valley Golf Course.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Aurora trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Columbus to Aurora. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Columbus to Aurora due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Aurora are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Aurora

Museums · Golf · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Des Moines

— 4 nights
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. You've now added Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Des Moines Art Center and John Wayne Birthplace & Museum. Go for a jaunt from Des Moines to West Branch to see Herbert Hoover National Historic Site about 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Capitol Building, take in nature's colorful creations at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, and walk around Gray's Lake Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Des Moines road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Aurora to Des Moines. Traveling from Aurora in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Des Moines, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Des Moines

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Sioux Falls

— 1 night
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. On the 9th (Thu), trek along SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument, do a tasting at Strawbale Winery, and then sample the tasty concoctions at WoodGrain Brewing Company.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sioux Falls vacation maker website.

Getting from Des Moines to Sioux Falls by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sioux Falls when traveling from Des Moines in September, with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Rapid City

— 5 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mount Moriah Cemetery, Fort Hays Old West Town and Dinner Show, Jewel Cave National Monument, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at South Dakota Air and Space Museum and Downtown Rapid City. Delta-09 Missile Silo and Native American Educational and Cultural Center will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Rapid City: Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse), Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel & Custer State Park) and Badlands National Park (Pinnacles Overlook, Loop Road, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, stroll through Bear Country USA, trek along Presidential Trail, and explore the activities along Horse Thief Lake.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rapid City holiday builder site.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Rapid City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sioux Falls to Rapid City is minus 1 hour. September in Rapid City sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Garryowen.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Garryowen

— 2 nights
Garryowen is a private town in Big Horn County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the history at Custer Battlefield Trading Company and then take in the history at Little Bighorn Battlefield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the history at Custer Battlefield Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosebud Battlefield State Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Garryowen journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Garryowen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rapid City in September since evenings lows in Garryowen dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to West Glacier.

Things to do in Garryowen

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

West Glacier

— 6 nights
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Glacier: Glacier National Park (Logan Pass, Grinnell Glacier, &more). Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Glacier National Park. There's more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and explore the activities along Hidden Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our West Glacier trip planner.

Getting from Garryowen to West Glacier by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In September, West Glacier is a bit cooler than Garryowen - with highs of 70°F and lows of 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Three Forks.

Things to do in West Glacier

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Three Forks

— 1 night
Three Forks is a city in Gallatin County, Montana, United States and is located within the watershed valley system of both the Missouri and Mississippi rivers drainage basins — and is historically considered the birthplace or start of the Missouri River. On the 22nd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Headwaters Heritage Museum, stroll through Missouri Headwaters State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Madison Buffalo Jump State Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Three Forks road trip planning app.

Getting from West Glacier to Three Forks by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In September in Three Forks, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Three Forks

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

West Yellowstone

— 5 nights
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Visit Uncle Tom's Trail and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Fort Yellowstone Historic District and S Rim Trail. Explore West Yellowstone's surroundings by going to Yellowstone National Park (Grand Prismatic Spring, Old Faithful, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, explore the activities along Yellowstone River, get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and see the interesting displays at Museum of the Yellowstone.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our West Yellowstone online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Three Forks to West Yellowstone takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Three Forks in September, with highs in West Yellowstone at 64°F and lows at 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park

— 2 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Murie Centre and Chapel of the Transfiguration. Spend the 28th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Grand Teton National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from West Yellowstone in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 38°F in Grand Teton National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.