60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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New York City
— 6 nights
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Savannah
— 5 nights
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
Bus to Orlando, Fl, Fly to Key West
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Marco Island
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
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Poipu, Kauai
— 5 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Thomas Church are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), make a trip to Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip tool.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, New York City is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Savannah

— 5 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Let the collections at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters capture your imagination. Get outdoors at Coligny Beach and Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Hilton Head (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, admire the majestic nature at Wormsloe Historic Site, and stroll around Forsyth Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Savannah in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in May, things will get a bit warmer in Savannah: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. Visit St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Old Jail for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beach at Daytona Beach and St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Get out of town with these interesting St. Augustine side-trips: Fort Clinch State Park (in Fernandina Beach) and Ormond Beach (in Ormond Beach). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and examine the collection at Lightner Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the St. Augustine planning website.

Drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fort Zachary Taylor and Bahia Honda State Park. Get some cultural insight at Truman Little White House and The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Key West online trip builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from St. Augustine in May, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Marco Island

— 2 nights
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. On the 22nd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at South Marco Beach and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Marco Island trip maker tool.

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Key West in May since evenings lows in Marco Island dip to 24°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to New Orleans.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 4 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.
Let the collections at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and The National WWII Museum capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as St. Louis Cathedral and Oak Alley Plantation. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell, approximately Slidell away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Royal Street, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, make a trip to Jackson Square, and stop by Garden District.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New Orleans using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marco Island to New Orleans takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Marco Island in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then gain a rich perspective with New Mexico History Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe tour planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Santa Fe by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in May, Santa Fe is cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at South Kaibab Trail and Kolb Studio. Visit Tusayan Museum and Hermit's Rest for their historical value. The adventure continues: stroll through Rim Trail, get great views at Trailview Overlook, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and hike along Hermit Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Santa Fe in May: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Sedona

— 4 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get outdoors at Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock. Step off the beaten path and head to Devil's Bridge Trail and Montezuma Castle National Monument. Go for a jaunt from Sedona to Clarkdale to see Arizona Copper Art Museum about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), explore the stunning scenery at Boynton Canyon Trail, trek along Airport Mesa, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sedona trip planning app.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Lahaina, Maui

— 5 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
You'll get in some beach time at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Wailea Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Makena Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Helicopter Tours (in Kahului) and Kihei (Kamaole Beach Park III & Kamaole Beach Park II). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Nakalele Blowhole, contemplate the waterfront views at Lahaina Harbor, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, and stroll through Napili Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahaina vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sedona to Lahaina takes 12.5 hours. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sedona to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sedona, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lahaina, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

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.
Visit Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Kahaluu Beach for some beach relaxation. Head to Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation and Greenwell Farmsfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Hilo (Rainbow Falls, Akaka Falls State Park, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), cast your line with a fishing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Punalu‘U Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Queen's Bath.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona road trip planner.

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Poipu, Kauai

— 5 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. Step out of the city life by going to Waimea Canyon State Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll get in some beach time at Poipu Beach Park and Hanalei Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Poipu side-trips: Wailua Falls (in Lihue), Polihale State Park (in Waimea) and Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, hike along Kalalau Trail, kick back and relax at Shipwreck Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Allerton Garden.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Poipu driving holiday planner.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Poipu by flight takes about 3 hours. June in Poipu sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach. Appreciate the collections at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Shark Diving & Waimea Valley), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial, steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Poipu to Honolulu in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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.