60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Portland
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Seattle
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Philadelphia
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Lavallette
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Brigantine
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Cape May
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Beach Haven, Long Beach Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Washington DC
— 8 nights
Fly:  8​h
11
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney


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6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Valley of the Moon Pottery & North Eagle Gallery. Visiting Safari West and Muir Woods National Monument will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Ramini Mozzarella (in Tomales), Sebastopol (Sebastopol Center for the Arts & Patrick Amiot) and Quent Cordair Fine Art (in Napa). Dedicate the 18th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Imagery Estate Winery & Art Gallery, examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Artery, and contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

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Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sebastopol, Santa Rosa, Imagery Estate Winery & Art Gallery, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Castello di Amorosa
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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Patrick Amiot ©
Patrick Amiot
Sebastopol Center for the Arts ©
Sebastopol Center for the Arts

8
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mt. Hood National Forest and Icefire Glassworks. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Wheeler Station Antiques and Cannon Beach Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Astoria (Chief Comcomly Memorial, Astoria Column, & more), Seaside Inverted Experience (in Seaside) and Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, & more). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Little Zigzag Falls, shop like a local with Arts Council of Lake Oswego, stop by Powell's City of Books, and revel in the low prices at The Myrtlewood Factory Outlet.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Portland travel planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Portland to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria, Arts Council of Lake Oswego, Mt. Hood National Forest, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest
Little Zigzag Falls ©
Little Zigzag Falls
Wheeler Station Antiques ©
Wheeler Station Antiques

7
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Olympic Peninsula and Blue Whole Gallery. Head to Front Street Gallery and Port Townsend Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Northwest Native Expressions Art Gallery (in Sequim), Port Townsend (Jefferson Museum of Art & History, EarthenWorks Gallery, & more) and Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour (in Mukilteo). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Alderwood Mall, examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, hike along Snoqualmie Falls, and take a stroll through Fremont.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary website .

Getting from Portland to Seattle by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Townsend, Poulsbo, Sequim, Olympic Peninsula, Port Gamble Museum
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Blue Whole Gallery ©
Blue Whole Gallery
Alderwood Mall ©
Alderwood Mall
Fremont ©
Fremont

6
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get a sense of the local culture at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Get outdoors at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Snipes Farm & Education Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Good's Store (in East Earl), Kitchen Kettle Village (in Intercourse) and Brecknock Orchard (in Mohnton). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with SteelStacks, identify plant and animal life at Fort Washington State Park, take in the exciting artwork at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, and browse the different shops at Willow Grove Park Mall.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Philadelphia in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. November in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Bethlehem, Kitchen Kettle Village, Green Lane Nature Center, Leesport Farmer's Market, Christiane David Gallery
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SteelStacks ©
SteelStacks
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

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.
Head to DM Weil Gallery and DuBois Farmsfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Golden Fish Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley), Sam's Point Preserve (in Cragsmoor) and Storm King Art Center (in New Windsor). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Quogue Wildlife Refuge, view the masterpieces at The Shawnee Gallery, browse for treasures at Scranberry Coop Antiques, and get a taste of the local shopping with Hudson Beach Glass.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New York City online itinerary builder .

Take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in New York City sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lavallette.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

The East End Mushroom Company, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, Orange County Arboretum, Storm King Art Center, Hudson Beach Glass
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DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Storm King Art Center ©
Storm King Art Center

1
night
Lavallette

Lavallette ©
Lavallette is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stop by The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lavallette sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by car from New York City to Lavallette takes 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lavallette when traveling from New York City in November, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brigantine.

Things to do in Lavallette

Shopping
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The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe ©

1
night
Brigantine

Brigantine ©
Brigantine is an island city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. On the 24th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve, buy something for everyone on your list at Historic Smithville and Village Greene, and then pick up some local products at Brigantine Farmers Market.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Brigantine travel route tool .

You can drive from Lavallette to Brigantine in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Brigantine are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Brigantine

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Historic Smithville, Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Historic Smithville ©
Historic Smithville

6
nights
Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Emlen Physick Estate and World War II Lookout Tower. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fifer Orchards - Farm, Country Store and CSA and Washington Street Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape May: Glazed Over Studios (in Ocean City), Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University (in Atlantic City) and Lenox Factory Outlet (in Egg Harbor Township). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Washington Street Mall, identify plant and animal life at Garrett Family Preserve, relax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas, and browse the exhibits of Cape May Lighthouse.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cape May trip planning site .

You can drive from Brigantine to Cape May in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Cape May are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Beach Haven.

Things to do in Cape May

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stone Harbor, Cape May Bird Observatory, Fifer Orchards - Farm, Country Store and CSA, Glazed Over Studios, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University
Highlights from your plan
Washington Street Mall ©
Washington Street Mall
Historic Cold Spring Village ©
Historic Cold Spring Village
Emlen Physick Estate ©
Emlen Physick Estate

1
night
Beach Haven, Long Beach Island

Beach Haven ©
Beach Haven is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, that is located on Long Beach Island (LBI) and borders the Atlantic Ocean. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Museum of NJ Maritime History, kick back and relax at Ship Bottom Beach, and then stop by Ron Jon Surf Shop.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Beach Haven tour planner .

Drive from Cape May to Beach Haven in 2 hours. November in Beach Haven sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Beach Haven

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ship Bottom
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Ron Jon Surf Shop ©
Ron Jon Surf Shop

8
nights
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.
R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery and Torpedo Factory Art Center will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at The Arts Center in Orange and Gallery On Madison. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Finders Keepers (in Orange), Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center). Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. The adventure continues: pick up some local products at Moving Meadows Farm, shop like a local with River District Arts, see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and view the masterpieces at Ouvert Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Beach Haven to Washington DC. In December, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Middleburg, Gettysburg, Orange, River District Arts, R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery
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6
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mission San Juan Capistrano and Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts. Let the collections at Point Mugu Missile Park and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Canine Creek Dog Wash & Pet Boutique (in Tehachapi), Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes) and Outlets at Tejon (in Arvin). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Silver Strand Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Kush Fine Art Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Virga Gallery, and browse the different shops at The Collection at Riverpark.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles driving holiday tool .

Fly from Washington DC to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Oxnard, Canine Creek Dog Wash & Pet Boutique, Outlets at Tejon, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
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Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
Point Mugu Missile Park ©
Point Mugu Missile Park

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