60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Custer
— 3 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Gettysburg
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Savannah
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Nashville

— 3 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Lotz House Museum and Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Carnton in Franklin (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, admire the landmark architecture of Nashville Parthenon, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville itinerary planning website.

George Town, Cayman Islands to Nashville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from George Town in September since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 5th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Santa Fe takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nashville in September, with highs in Santa Fe at 31°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, then admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park visit site.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Grand Canyon National Park

— 6 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bright Angel Trail and Bright Angel Point. Step out of the city life by going to South Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Final Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

Plan my day in Grand Canyon National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. In September, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Zion National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 7°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 6 nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, trek along Lembert Dome, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and then engage your brain at Exploratorium.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Honolulu, Oahu

— 6 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Get in touch with nature at Shark Diving and Kailua Beach Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Waimea Valley & Waimea Bay), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Koko Crater Railway Trail, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, explore and take pictures at Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, and steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7 hours. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Honolulu to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. Get outdoors at Grand Prismatic Spring and Firehole Lake Drive. There's lots more to do: hike along Lone Star Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, and take in the dramatic natural features at Norris Back Basin.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip site.

You can fly from Honolulu to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Yellowstone National Park is 3 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 18°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Custer

— 3 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 6th (Wed), cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally explore the activities along Sylvan Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, admire all the interesting features of Iron Mountain Road, and then hike along Presidential Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Custer trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Custer in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect Custer to be somewhat warmer, temps between 16°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 2 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 9th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

To plan Bar Harbor vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Bar Harbor takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Custer in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Bar Harbor, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly to Newport.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Newport

— 3 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Breakers and Cliff Walk. Let the collections at Heritage Museums & Gardens and Newport Car Museum capture your imagination. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Highfield Hall & Gardens (in Falmouth) and Sandwich Glass Museum (in Sandwich). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, admire the striking features of The Elms, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Newport journey planning tool.

You can fly from Bar Harbor to Newport in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Newport, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Newport

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 nights

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.
9/11 Memorial and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Newport to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in October, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Gettysburg

— 3 nights
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and Jennie Wade House. Step off the beaten path and head to Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg National Cemetery. Go for a jaunt from Gettysburg to Sharpsburg to see Antietam National Battlefield about 1h 5 min away. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from New York City to Gettysburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Gettysburg, with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 5 nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arlington National Cemetery and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Gallery of Art and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Luray Caverns in Luray--about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and stroll around National Mall.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Washington DC in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gettysburg in October since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Savannah

— 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Tybee Island Light Station And Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Explore Savannah's surroundings by going to Hilton Head (Coligny Beach & Sea Pines Forest Preserve) and Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Olde Pink House, walk around Forsyth Park, and admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Savannah day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Savannah in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in October, with highs in Savannah at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.