60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Calabasas
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h
12
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
13
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
14
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
15
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Manchester


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6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Get some historical perspective at Gateway National Recreation and Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, stroll through Central Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to New York City is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Independence Hall and Philadelphia Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at Reading Terminal Market and Rittenhouse Square. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, and get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip planner .

Traveling by bus from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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 inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University. Get a sense of the local culture at National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Gettysburg (Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides & Gettysburg National Military Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of Newseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Before you visit Washington DC, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Gettysburg, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Popular historic sites such as Millennium Park and Marquette Building are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at The Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Cultural Center. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip builder website .

Getting from Washington DC to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in September: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 29°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, stop by Barneys New York, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online visit planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in September, with highs in Las Vegas at 40°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

7
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
For shopping fun, head to Canyon Village Marketplace or Lookout Studio. Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and North Kaibab Trail. On the 23rd (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park planning app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

6
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach), Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Montana Avenue, & more) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, admire the majestic nature at Will Rogers State Beach, and kick back and relax at Santa Monica Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Malibu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1
night
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. On the 5th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Malibu Lagoon State Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Malibu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Malibu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Malibu: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Calabasas.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Malibu Lagoon State Beach ©
Malibu Lagoon State Beach

1
night
Calabasas

Calabasas ©
Calabasas is a city in Los Angeles County, California, located in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley and in the northwest Santa Monica Mountains between Woodland Hills, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Hidden Hills, and Malibu, California. To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Calabasas trip planning site .

Calabasas is just a short distance from Malibu. When traveling from Malibu in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Calabasas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Calabasas

Museums

Side Trip

The Getty Villa
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

6
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Nature Center at Happy Isles. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Calabasas to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Calabasas in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 21°C, while nights are colder with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and China Beach. Let the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Escape the urban bustle at Kailua Beach Park and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Visit Waikiki Beach and Waimea Bay for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa) and Banzai Pipeline (in Pupukea). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu planning site .

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Banzai Pipeline, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. On your second day here, stroll through Black's Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip app .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Diego in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in October; daily highs in San Diego reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

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Orlando

Orlando ©
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 26th (Sat), make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks and then stop by The Mall at Millenia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Orlando takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to Orlando. Traveling from San Diego in October, you will find days in Orlando are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Nightlife Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
The Mall at Millenia ©
The Mall at Millenia

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Aventura Mall and Village of Merrick Parkfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley & Anhinga Trail). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Miami trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from Orlando to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 27°C in Miami. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Haulover Beach Park, Village of Merrick Park, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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