60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Sacramento
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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Fresno
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 9 nights
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 8 nights
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Atlanta
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Columbus
— 7 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Houston
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San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Mission Dolores and Grace Cathedral for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Asian Art Museum and Museum of Ice Cream. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Lafayette Reservoir (in Lafayette) and Oakland California Temple (in Oakland). The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anchor Brewing Company and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco route maker tool.

Perth, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in November, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 20°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sacramento.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums · Tours
Side Trips

Sacramento — 3 nights

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 11th (Thu), hike along Stevens Trail and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cosumnes River Preserve and then contemplate the long history of Grand Island Mansion.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sacramento online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sacramento, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Trails
Side Trips

Yosemite National Park — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, then explore and take pictures at Pioneer Yosemite History Center, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Ascent Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and then take some stellar pictures from Valley View.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from Sacramento to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from Sacramento in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 14°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fresno.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas
Side Trip

Fresno — 2 nights

The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
On the 15th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George Greek Orthodox Church and then trek along Blossom Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Legion of Valor Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Johns Cathedral of Fresno, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fresno trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Fresno in 3 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Fresno, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.
Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Parks

Los Angeles — 7 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park and Skirball Cultural Center. Get a sense of the local culture at Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden and Old Pasadena. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Planes of Fame Air Museum (in Chino), Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (in Chino Hills). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, do sightseeing your way with Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Historic Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Fresno to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Fresno in November; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Chicago.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Side Trips

Chicago — 3 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Appreciate the collections at Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank and Oriental Institute Museum. American Writers Museum and National Museum of Mexican Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Naperville Historic District (in Naperville) and First Division Museum at Cantigny (in Wheaton). It doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Tribune Tower and steep yourself in history at Glessner House.

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You can fly from Los Angeles to Chicago in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Pittsburgh.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Pittsburgh — 5 nights

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Nationality Rooms and Allegheny Cemetery. Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and Bayernhof Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Heinz Memorial Chapel, see the interesting displays at The Clemente Museum, get engrossed in the history at Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, and stroll through Montour Trail - Bethel Park Branch.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Pittsburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Pittsburgh is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to New York City.
Museums · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks
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New York City — 9 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get some cultural insight at World Trade Center Memorial Foundation and Dumbo. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum at Eldridge Street and St. Paul's Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: get your bearings at The Morgan Library & Museum, appreciate the history behind The Oculus, see the interesting displays at New York Transit Museum, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, New York City is somewhat warmer than Pittsburgh - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.
Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Side Trips

Philadelphia — 3 nights

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Beth Sholom Synagogue and USS Becuna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Dilworth Park and Yards Brewing Company. Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at City Brew Tours Philly, take in the views from Benjamin Franklin Bridge, don't miss a visit to Comcast Experience, and trek along Kelly Drive.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a train to Washington DC.
Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks · Museums
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Washington DC — 8 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington National Cathedral and Capitol Hill. Get a sense of the local culture at Renwick Gallery and Baltimore Museum of Art. Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and B&O Railroad Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to B&O Ellicott City Station Museum (in Ellicott City) and Geppi's Entertainment Museum (in Baltimore). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museum of the Bible, get engrossed in the history at Anderson House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint John Paul II National Shrine, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Philadelphia to Washington DC by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Atlanta.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Side Trips

Atlanta — 1 night

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Breman Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect nights in Atlanta to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Columbus.
Museums · Historic Sites

Columbus — 7 nights

Columbus is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the county seat of Muscogee County, with which it is consolidated. Do some cultural sightseeing at Art In Motion Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. Take a break from the city and head to Columbus Fall Line Trace and Southeastern Raptor Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: Kreher Preserve & Nature Center (in Auburn), Shorter Mansion (in Eufaula) and Warm Springs Winery (in Warm Springs). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, take an in-depth tour of The Gertrude MA Rainey House & Blues Museum, engage your brain at Coca-Cola Space Science Center, and examine the collection at The Lunch Box Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Columbus trip planner.

You can drive from Atlanta to Columbus in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to New Orleans.
Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Side Trips

New Orleans — 4 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Historic New Orleans Collection and Hermann-Grima House. Get some historical perspective at Immaculate Conception Church and Destrehan Plantation. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Jamie Hayes Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Le Musee de f.p.c., contemplate the long history of Gallier House, and admire the masterpieces at Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Columbus to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Columbus to New Orleans. Traveling from Columbus in December, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can fly to Houston.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours
Side Trips

Houston — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery and then sample the tasty concoctions at Karbach Brewing. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum and then contemplate the long history of Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Houston trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in January since evenings lows in Houston dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.