60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary builder

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Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sedona
— 6 nights
Fly
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Paso Robles
— 5 nights
Train to Santa Clara Transit Center, Fly to Lihue
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Poipu, Kauai
— 6 nights
Drive
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Hanalei, Kauai
— 6 nights
Fly
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Wailea, Maui
— 7 nights
Bus to Kahului, Fly to Kona
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly
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Key West
— 5 nights
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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.
Get outdoors at South Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Step off the beaten path and head to Rim Trail and Lipan Point. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Canyon National Park: Page (Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon, &more). On the 23rd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from London in December, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around -11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Sedona

— 6 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Popular historic sites such as Montezuma Castle National Monument and V-Bar-V Heritage Site are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Devil's Bridge Trail and Airport Mesa. Go for a jaunt from Sedona to Flagstaff to see Walnut Canyon National Monument about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), learn about winemaking at Burning Tree Cellars Tasting Room, take an unorthodox tour of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona day trip planning site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Paso Robles

— 5 nights

Paso

A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
Relax by the water at Moonstone Beach and William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Pfeiffer State Beach and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Paso Robles side-trips: San Simeon (Hearst Castle, Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop, &more). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Proulx Wines.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paso Robles trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Sedona to Paso Robles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sedona to Paso Robles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sedona in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paso Robles, with highs around 20°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Poipu, Kauai

— 6 nights
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. state of Hawaii. Relax by the water at Polihale State Park and Na Pali Coast. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Shipwreck Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Poipu: Wailua Falls (in Lihue), Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Kekaha Beach Park (in Kekaha). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapaki Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Makawehi Bluff, stroll through Baby Beach, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Poipu day trip tool.

Do a combination of train and flight from Paso Robles to Poipu in 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paso Robles in January: highs in Poipu hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kauai

— 6 nights
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Relax by the water at Hanalei Beach and Anini Beach. Visiting Kalalau Trail and Kalihiwai Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hanalei: Kealia Beach (in Kealia) and Kapaa (Kauai's Hindu Monastery & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, kick back and relax at Puu Poa Beach, and stroll through Lumahai Beach.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hanalei online tour planner.

Drive from Poipu to Hanalei in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Hanalei can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Hanalei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Wailea, Maui

— 7 nights
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Get outdoors at Napili Beach and Ho'okipa Beach Park. We've included these beaches for you: Wailea Beach and Keawakapu Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Lahaina (Ka'anapali Beach, Lahaina Banyan Court, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Ulua Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Mokapu Beach Park, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Wailea travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanalei to Wailea takes 4.5 hours. In January in Wailea, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Wailea

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 5 nights

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Mauna Kea. Get some cultural insight at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Puukohola National Historic Park. Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Honaunau (Manini Kapahukapu Beach & Honaunau Bay). There's lots more to do: stroll through Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), look for all kinds of wild species at Living Ocean Adventures, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get engrossed in the history at Kona Coffee Living History Farm.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Wailea to Kailua-Kona takes 6 hours. January in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Island of Hawaii

— 6 nights

America's Wettest City

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Punalu‘U Beach and Onomea Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden and Richardson Beach Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Hilo: Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe), Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Kalapana, &more) and Jagger Museum (in Volcano). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

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You can drive from Kailua-Kona to Hilo in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Hilo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Honolulu, Oahu

— 5 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.
Get outdoors at Waikiki Beach and Banzai Pipeline. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace.

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Getting from Hilo to Honolulu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Dry Tortugas National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. Go for a jaunt from Key West to Big Pine Key to see National Key Deer Refuge about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Key West online trip builder.

You can fly from Honolulu to Key West in 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Honolulu to Key West. In February, daytime highs in Key West are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
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.