60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
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Arches National Park
Drive
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
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Drive to Bullfrog Marina, Ferry to Hall's Crossing, Drive to Monument Valley
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Monument Valley
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Page
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Anaheim
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San Diego
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Boston
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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Hershey
— 2 nights
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Baltimore
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National Harbor
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Washington DC
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Williamsburg
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Richmond
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Chicago
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Indianapolis
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Saint Louis
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Pigeon Forge
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Gatlinburg
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Charlotte
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Atlanta
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Orlando
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Denver — 2 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get some cultural insight at The International Church of Cannabis and Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art. Step off the beaten path and head to Mines Museum of Earth Science and Forney Museum of Transportation. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, get engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum & Park, and admire the masterpieces at Denver Selfie Museum.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver route planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Denver International Airport and City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. In May in Denver, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Arches National Park.
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Arches National Park

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Arches National Park journey site.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Arches National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Denver in May, expect Arches National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 11°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Moab.
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Moab — 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tom Till Gallery and Bret Edge Photography Gallery. Head to Gallery Moab LCA and The T Shirt Shopfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grandstaff Canyon Trail, identify plant and animal life at Deep Desert Expeditions, and cruise along Potash Road.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Moab day trip planner.

Drive from Arches National Park to Moab in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.
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Bryce Canyon National Park — 3 nights

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Visiting Queen's Garden Trail and Bryce Amphitheatre will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rim Trail and Queen Victoria. There's much more to do: get great views at Sunset Point, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, take in breathtaking views at Agua Canyon, and take in the dramatic natural features at Three Wisemen.

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Traveling by car from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moab in May: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 20°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Monument Valley.
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Monument Valley — 2 nights

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then take a memorable drive along Monument Valley – Highway 163 Scenic Drive. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pioneer Cemetery, take in the dramatic natural features at Comb Ridge, and then look for gifts at Twin Rocks Trading Post.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Monument Valley at 27°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Page.
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Page — 4 nights

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Antelope Canyon and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get in touch with nature at Lake Powell and Coyote Buttes. Step out of Page to go to Kanab and see Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access), which is approximately 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along The Chains, push the limits with an extreme tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Lone Rock Beach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Page trip planning site.

Getting from Monument Valley to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Page. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 16th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally get a dose of the wild on Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, then make a trip to Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

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Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Page in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sedona.
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Sedona — 4 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Visiting Arizona Tour & Travel - Day Tours and Soldier Pass will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Arizona Copper Art Museum and Renee Taylor Gallery. When in Sedona, make a side trip to see Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite in Clarkdale, approximately Clarkdale away. There's much more to do: hike along Airport Loop Trail, explore the striking landscape at Snoopy Rock, learn about winemaking at Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Huckaby Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sedona trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Sedona to be much hotter, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Albuquerque.
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Albuquerque — 2 nights

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 22nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, contemplate the long history of Coronado Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at J&R Vintage Auto Museum, and finally trek along La Luz Trail. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sandia Mountains, and then take an in-depth tour of New Mexico Veterans' Memorial, Albuquerque.

To find out how to plan a trip to Albuquerque, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Sedona to Albuquerque in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Albuquerque, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Fe.
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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.
Let the collections at Palace of the Governors and Museum of Indian Arts & Culture capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santa Fe Plaza and Keshi. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel, and trek along Dale Ball Trails.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Albuquerque in May, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to San Antonio.
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San Antonio — 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and finally get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio journey maker tool.

Fly from Santa Fe to San Antonio in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to San Antonio. When traveling from Santa Fe in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Antonio: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seattle Public Library and Kerry Park. Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Marketfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Tacoma (LeMay - America's Car Museum & Museum of Glass) and Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge (in Olympia). There's still lots to do: walk around Washington Park Arboretum, stop by Theo Chocolate, examine the collection at Museum of History & Industry, and stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Seattle journey planning tool.

Fly from San Antonio to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Seattle is minus 2 hours. In May, Seattle is a bit cooler than San Antonio - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 1 night

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 31st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in San Francisco sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Carmel.
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Carmel — 2 nights

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): trek along Scenic Road Walkway, then get engrossed in the history at Carmel Mission, then stroll through Carmel River State Beach, and finally shop like a local with Wyland Gallery Carmel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Pebble Beach Golf Links, kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and finally stop by AiX.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Carmel visit planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 3 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Norton Simon Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Hollywood Bowl Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, browse the different shops at The Americana at Brand, and engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Carmel to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Carmel in June, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.
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Anaheim — 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Pacific Marine Mammal Center, contemplate the long history of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally make a trip to Anaheim Packing District. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Irvine Regional Park, examine the collection at Lyon Air Museum, and then stroll through Seal Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Diego.
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San Diego — 1 night

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 8th (Sat), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.
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Boston — 1 night

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 9th (Sun), take a stroll through Back Bay, then see the interesting displays at The Mapparium, then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of HarborWalk.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Boston trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Boston takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to Boston due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Boston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.
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New York City — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, stop by Greenwich Village, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, then hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and finally settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City online trip maker.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, see the interesting displays at Benjamin Franklin Museum, then engage your brain at Penn Museum, and finally trek along Kelly Drive.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hershey.
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Hershey — 2 nights

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Hershey Gardens, then browse for treasures at Crossroads Antique Mall, then do a tasting at Cullari Vineyards and Winery, and finally see the interesting displays at The Hershey Story Museum. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Patrick and then take an in-depth tour of The State Museum of Pennsylvania.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hershey trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Hershey takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Baltimore.
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Baltimore — 1 night

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Baltimore attractions website.

Traveling by car from Hershey to Baltimore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to National Harbor.
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National Harbor — 1 night

National Harbor is a development along the Potomac River in Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland just south of Washington, D.C. near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a trip to The Awakening Sculpture, stop by Peeps and Company, get engrossed in the history at Ford Orientation Center, then steep yourself in history at Birthplace National Monument, and finally wander the streets of National Harbor.

To find ratings and other tourist information, you can read our National Harbor trip planner.

You can drive from Baltimore to National Harbor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in National Harbor can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at National Museum of African Art, then explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum, then view the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online tour planner.

Washington DC is just a short distance from National Harbor. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.
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Williamsburg — 1 night

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
On the 18th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, then contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, then stop by R.P. Wallace & Sons General Store, and finally view the masterpieces at Williamsburg Art Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Williamsburg trip planner.

Drive from Washington DC to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Richmond.
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Richmond — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at The Valentine First Freedom Center, contemplate the long history of The John Marshall House, then examine the collection at Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Fan District.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Richmond trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Richmond in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Richmond are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.
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Chicago — 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Chicago Photo Safaris, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, and finally admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Richmond to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Richmond to Chicago. Traveling from Richmond in June, you will find days in Chicago are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Indianapolis.
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Indianapolis — 2 nights

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): learn about all things military at Indiana War Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Indiana Historical Society, then see the interesting displays at Indiana State Museum, and finally look for gifts at Rocket Fizz. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, then steep yourself in history at Conner Prairie, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Monon Trail, and finally examine the collection at Fanimation Antique Fan Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Indianapolis online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Indianapolis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to Indianapolis, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Indianapolis can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Saint Louis.
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Saint Louis — 2 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
On the 23rd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site, get engrossed in the history at Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum, then steep yourself in history at Campbell House Museum, and finally examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and then stroll the grounds of Bellefontaine Cemetery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis route planner.

You can drive from Indianapolis to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Pigeon Forge.
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Pigeon Forge — 1 night

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tennessee Legend Distillery - Winfield Dunn Parkway, surround yourself with nature on Bluff Mountain Adventures, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old Forge Distillery.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge vacation maker app.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Pigeon Forge takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Pigeon Forge is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.
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Gatlinburg — 1 night

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tennessee Shine Company - Gatlinburg and then do a tasting at Gatlinburg Wine Cellar.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary builder.

Gatlinburg is very close to Pigeon Forge. In June, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Charlotte.
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Charlotte — 1 night

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Charlotte trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Gatlinburg to Charlotte in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel to Atlanta.
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Atlanta — 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): examine the collection at Delta Flight Museum, see the interesting displays at Carter Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Silver Comet Trail, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at McFarlane Nature Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando — 1 night

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 28th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, then wander the streets of International Drive, and then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Orlando. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and then meet the residents at SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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