60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Concord
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Middletown
— 8 nights
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Brooklyn
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Richmond
— 3 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
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Fayetteville
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 4 nights
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 4 nights
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Atlanta
— 7 nights
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New Orleans
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Baton Rouge
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Houston
— 7 nights
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Austin
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Concord

— 3 nights
Concord is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Hampshire and the county seat of Merrimack County. Get some cultural insight at Pierce Manse and New Hampshire Historical Society. Get in touch with nature at Winant Park Hiking Trails and Oak Hill Trail. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Beaver Meadow Golf Club, get curious at McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, steep yourself in history at Mary Baker Eddy Historic House, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Concord Craft Brewing Company.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Concord trip itinerary site.

Boston to Concord is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for little chillier nights in Concord, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Middletown.

Things to do in Concord

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Middletown

— 8 nights
Middletown is a city in Orange County, New York, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Stone Church and Manitoga / The Russel Wright Design Center will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Breakneck Ridge Loop (in Cold Spring), Benmarl Vineyards and Winery (in Marlboro) and Hudson River Maritime Museum (in Kingston). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, browse the exhibits of Museum Village Inc, explore the striking landscape at Anthony's Nose, and shop like a local with DM Weil Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Middletown trip planner.

You can drive from Concord to Middletown in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in Middletown

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn

— 1 night

Borough of Trees

Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): wander the streets of Fort Greene, sample some tasty brews at Other Half Brewing Company, and then take a stroll through Carroll Gardens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Brooklyn road trip planning app.

Getting from Middletown to Brooklyn by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Brooklyn when traveling from Middletown in August, with lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Museum of African American History and Culture and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and National Portrait Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brooklyn to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of subway and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Richmond

— 3 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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Richmond National Battlefield Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Fan District and The John Marshall House. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Agecroft Hall & Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canal Walk, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Virginia Capital Trail.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Richmond itinerary planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Richmond in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Richmond are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Virginia Beach

— 2 nights

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Get in touch with nature at Virginia Beach and Parasailing & Paragliding. Visit Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial and Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Association for Research and Enlightenment for their historical value. There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Croatan Beach, appreciate the history behind King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk, and walk around Neptune's Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Virginia Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Fayetteville

— 2 nights
Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. On the 25th (Tue), examine the collection at William C Lee Airborne Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Carvers Creek State Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fayetteville travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Fayetteville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Charleston

— 4 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim and Sullivan's Island Lighthouse. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and The Powder Magazine. Venture out of the city with trips to The Center for Birds of Prey (in Awendaw) and Kiawah Beachwalker Park (in Kiawah Island). And it doesn't end there: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, make a trip to McLeod Plantation Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of Heyward-Washington House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Unitarian Church in Charleston.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Charleston tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and car. August in Charleston sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Field Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to The Bike Doctor, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burkes Beach, and then kick back and relax at Driessen Beach Park.

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

Getting from Charleston to Hilton Head by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Savannah

— 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get in touch with nature at Wormsloe Historic Site and Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. Step off the beaten path and head to Colonial Park Cemetery and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace. Take a break from Savannah with a short trip to Cockspur lighthouse in Tybee Island, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, shop like a local with Liquid Sands Glass Gallery, contemplate the long history of Sorrel Weed House, and learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Savannah trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Hilton Head to Savannah by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Atlanta

— 7 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Centennial Olympic Park and Margaret Mitchell House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, take in the exciting artwork at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, admire the landmark architecture of Fox Theatre, and hike along Constitution Lakes.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Atlanta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Atlanta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

New Orleans

— 6 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Old River Road Plantation Adventure. Discover out-of-the-way places like Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and NOLA Tropical Winery. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Evergreen Plantation (in Edgard) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to French Quarter, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Destrehan Plantation.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans vacation planner.

You can drive from Atlanta to New Orleans in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 83°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Baton Rouge

— 2 nights
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Port Hudson State Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Louisiana's Old State Capitol, then stroll through Mike the Tiger's Habitat, and finally head outdoors with The 13th Gate.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge road trip planning website.

You can drive from New Orleans to Baton Rouge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Baton Rouge, with highs around 90°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Houston.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Houston

— 7 nights

Bayou City

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Water Wall. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Houston Museum of Natural Science and Glenwood Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: Armand Bayou Nature Center (in Pasadena), San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site (in La Porte) and The Seawall (in Galveston). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Houston Museum District, learn about all things military at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, contemplate the long history of Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Houston online visit planner.

Getting from Baton Rouge to Houston by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. September in Houston sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Austin

— 2 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 27th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Texas State Cemetery, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Austin Nature & Science Center, witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and then take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Austin travel app.

Fly from Houston to Austin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Austin sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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.