60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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New York City
— 6 nights
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Brooklyn
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
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Honolulu, Oahu
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Seattle
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New York City

— 6 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Let the collections at 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library capture your imagination. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Times Square, go for a walk through Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City road trip app.

Nairobi, Kenya to New York City is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to New York City is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Nairobi in March, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brooklyn.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Brooklyn

— 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Brooklyn Museum and First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn. Museum-lovers will appreciate Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92 and Brooklyn Art Library. The adventure continues: stop by Dumbo, look for gifts at Raaka Chocolate, sample the tasty concoctions at Brooklyn Brewery, and wander the streets of Carroll Gardens.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Brooklyn day trip tool.

Brooklyn is very close to New York City. In March, daily temperatures in Brooklyn can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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.
Let the collections at National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Washington National Cathedral and National Mall. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planning site.

You can fly from Brooklyn to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brooklyn in March: highs in Washington DC hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Key West

— 5 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Fort Zachary Taylor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography in Marathon (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, hunt for treasures at Sunset Celebration, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and explore the world behind art at The Studios of Key West.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Key West day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in March, expect Key West to be much hotter, temps between 30°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Everglades National Park

— 2 nights

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
On the 25th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center and then get outside with Osceola panthers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Pineland Trail, then contemplate the long history of Nike Missile Site HM-69, then hike along Gumbo Limbo Trail, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail.

Plan a Everglades National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Key West to Everglades National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In March in Everglades National Park, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Wildlife

New Orleans

— 5 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.
Visiting Happiness Bayou Tours and Chalmette National Historical Park will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Royal Street and Faulkner House Books. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, wander the streets of Magazine Street, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans visit planning website.

Traveling by flight from Everglades National Park to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Everglades National Park to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Everglades National Park in March: highs in New Orleans hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Yavapai Geology Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, get great views at Mather Point, and admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from New Orleans in March, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler at night with lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

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. Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos · Historic Sites

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.
Head to Yosemite Museum Gallery and Ansel Adams Galleryfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, play a few rounds at Big Trees Golf Course, grab your bike and head to Yosemite Valley Biking, and explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

For where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planning site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in April, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 17°C and lows at -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and City Lights Booksellers. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Montana Avenue and Norton Simon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica Farmers Market, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and explore the world behind art at Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
Relax by the water at Waikiki Beach and Kapiolani Regional Park. Take a break from the city and head to Kailua Beach Park and Diamond Head State Monument. Venture out of the city with trips to Ehukai Beach Park (in Pupukea), Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ala Moana Beach Park, steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu planning website.

Fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 33°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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.
On the 1st (Sat), kick back and relax at Alki Beach, make a trip to Space Needle, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum and then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planner.

Getting from Honolulu to Seattle by flight takes about 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in April, things will get cooler in Seattle: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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.