60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Carmel
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Santa Monica
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
San Diego
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
San Antonio
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
9
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach for some beach relaxation. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Limantour Beach (in Point Reyes National Seashore), Pescadero (Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach & Bean Hollow State Beach) and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, stroll through San Gregorio State Beach, and get a taste of the local shopping with City Lights Booksellers.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pescadero, San Gregorio State Beach, Limantour Beach, Rodeo Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

4
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Visiting Point Lobos and New Brighton State Beach will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Asilomar State Beach and Carmel River State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Carmel: Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek) and Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach & Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park). There's still lots to do: stroll through Lovers Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Breakwater, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Carmel attractions planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Sur, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, New Brighton State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

9
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Nature Center at Happy Isles. Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. The adventure continues: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, hike along Panorama Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Gaylor Lake, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel tool .

You can drive from Carmel to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Carmel in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Venice Canals Walkway. Take a break from the city and head to Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Explore Santa Monica's surroundings by going to Zuma Beach (in Malibu), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll through Cabrillo Beach, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Santa Monica in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in Santa Monica are little chillier (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Los Angeles, Zuma Beach, Manhattan Beach, Oak Canyon Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

7
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.
Visiting Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Children's Pool will get you outdoors. Visit La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Shores Park for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park, stroll through Pacific Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, and meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in San Diego sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Coronado Beach, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

6
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.
The Strip and The Neon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try your luck at The Mirage, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning tool .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (47°C), and nights are a bit warmer (32°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Mission San Jose and Mission Espada will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at The Alamo and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: Hamilton Pool Preserve (in Dripping Springs), Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus (in Fredericksburg) and Austin (Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Barton Creek Greenbelt, & more). There's still lots to do: hike along The San Antonio River Walk, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, stroll through San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower of the Americas.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in San Antonio reach 43°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Austin, Fredericksburg, Hamilton Pool Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

6
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Your inner history buff will appreciate French Quarter and Nottoway Plantation. Get a sense of the local culture at Garden District and The National WWII Museum. Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Antonio, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ponquogue Beach and Belmar Beach. Get in touch with nature at Fire Island National Seashore and Narwhal Yacht Charters. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 25°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fire Island National Seashore, Ponquogue Beach, Belmar Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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