60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Dallas
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Houston
— 5 nights
bus:  3​h
6
San Antonio
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Phoenix
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
San Diego
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
10
San Jose
— 5 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

7
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and The Museum of Modern Art. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. There's much more to do: make a trip to Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, learn about all things military at KGB Espionage Museum, and explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the New York City tour itinerary app .

Amsterdam, Holland to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

6
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Visit Valley Forge National Historical Park and Independence Hall for their historical value. Philadelphia Museum of Art and Barnes Foundation will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge (in Medford) and Cloverdale Farm County Park (in Barnegat). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Green Lane Nature Center, explore the activities along Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia day trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Cape May, Hagley Museum and Library, Fort Washington State Park, Pennypacker Mills, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Visit Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Fourth Presbyterian Church for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Art Institute of Chicago and Field Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Independence Grove Forest Preserve (in Libertyville), Swallow Cliff Stairs (in Palos Park) and Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs). There's lots more to do: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, look for all kinds of wild species at Emily Oaks Nature Center, admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and grab your bike and head to Grant Park.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Chicago online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Philadelphia to Chicago. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in April; daily highs in Chicago reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, Volo Bog State Natural Area, Little Red Schoolhouse, Emily Oaks Nature Center, Severson Dells Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Volo Bog State Natural Area ©
Volo Bog State Natural Area
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

5
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Worth Botanic Garden and Buddhist Center of Dallas. Venture out of the city with trips to Tandy Hills Natural Area (in Fort Worth), LBJ National Grasslands (in Decatur) and Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (in Athens). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Carleen Bright Arboretum, relax in the rural setting at Preston Trail Farms, get a taste of life in the country at ShangriLlama, and browse the exhibits of Texas Discovery Gardens.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dallas trip planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Dallas: highs are around 29°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Black Beauty Ranch, Meridian State Park, Carleen Bright Arboretum, Frontier Park
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Buddhist Center of Dallas ©
Buddhist Center of Dallas
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden

5
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Cockrell Butterfly Center and Commemorative Air Force - Houston Wing. Glenwood Cemetery and Lakewood Church will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Houston: Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge (in Anahuac), High Island (Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary & Boy Scouts Wood Sanctuary) and Kleb Woods Nature Preserve (in Tomball). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Houston Audubon and explore the striking landscape of Big Thicket National Preserve.

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Getting from Dallas to Houston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Baytown, High Island, Montgomery, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Big Thicket National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge ©
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Boy Scouts Wood Sanctuary ©
Boy Scouts Wood Sanctuary

6
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Popular historic sites such as The Alamo and Mission San Juan are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of the Pacific War and The Guenther House Museum. Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to The Y.O. Ranch (in Mountain Home), Cibolo Nature Center (in Boerne) and Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve (in Mason). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, admire the architecture and history at Mission Espada, admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio online driving holiday planner .

Take a bus from Houston to San Antonio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Austin, National Museum of the Pacific War, Cibolo Nature Center, The Y.O. Ranch, Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

5
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Get some historical perspective at V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Lake Pleasant Regional Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musical Instrument Museum and Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phoenix: Wild at Heart (in Cave Creek), Page Springs Fish Hatchery (in Cornville) and Hassayampa River Preserve (in Wickenburg). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, immerse yourself in nature at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, view the masterpieces at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, and get a taste of life in the country at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to Phoenix takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Phoenix. When traveling from San Antonio in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Phoenix: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Hassayampa River Preserve, Arizona Copper Art Museum, Wild at Heart, V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum

6
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at USS Midway Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maritime Museum of San Diego and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine), Laguna Mountain Recreation Area (in Mount Laguna) and San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve (in Cardiff-by-the-Sea). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, take in breathtaking views at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Research Center, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego driving holiday app .

Getting from Phoenix to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to San Diego. Traveling from Phoenix in May, expect nights in San Diego to be little chillier, around 19°C, while days are colder, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological, Laguna Mountain Recreation Area, San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, Wildlife Research Center
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

7
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Hollyhock House and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach), Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and stroll around Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation maker site .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum, Oak Canyon Nature Center, Running Horse Ranch, Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area and Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

5
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Sunol (Sunol Regional Wilderness & Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park), Don Edwards San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge (in Fremont) and Moss Beach (Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Preserve & Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at San Luis National Wildlife Refuge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hidden Villa Farm.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose trip site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Jose takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in San Jose. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sunol, Moss Landing, Los Altos, Moss Beach, Lindsay Wildlife Museum
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sunol Regional Wilderness ©
Sunol Regional Wilderness

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