60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + subway + bus:  9​h 15​min
7
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
13
Wellfleet
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
14
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
15
Washington DC
— 4 nights
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  4​h
End: Roanoke

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Washburn and Lamar Valley. Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip tool .

Roanoke to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Roanoke to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Roanoke in September, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Step out of the city life by going to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Swiftcurrent Lake. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Grinnell Glacier, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then shop like a local with Pioneer Square, and finally explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Glacier National Park in September since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kailua Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu travel route planner.

Getting from Seattle to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Seattle to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in September; daily highs in Honolulu reach 88°F and lows reach 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Honolulu

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Ala Moana Center ©
Ala Moana Center

4
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kilauea Iki Trailhead and Kalapana. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Volcano Art Center and Liliuokalani Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Hilo side-trips: Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, Sulphur Banks, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park and browse the fresh offerings at Hilo Farmers Market.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hilo tour itinerary builder .

Fly from Honolulu to Hilo in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hilo, with lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Laupahoehoe Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Kulanaokuaiki Campground ©
Kulanaokuaiki Campground
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail ©
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kahaluu Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), then explore the activities along Kealakekua Bay, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona road trip app .

You can drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kahaluu Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kealakekua Bay, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Swim with Dolphins

1
night
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): learn about winemaking at Vincent Arroyo Winery, do a tasting at Schramsberg Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, then stop by Oxbow Public Market, and finally do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then do a tasting at Gracianna Winery, then learn about winemaking at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the St. Helena vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kailua-Kona to St. Helena takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in September, St. Helena is cooler at night with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Calistoga, Oxbow Public Market, Robert Mondavi Winery
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marshall’s Beach and Baker Beach. Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Step out of San Francisco to go to Pacifica and see Rockaway Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stroll through China Beach, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from St. Helena to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in September, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (76°F), and nights are a bit warmer (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockaway Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

5
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 Tuolumne Meadows. Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome, and hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

Start your trip to Yosemite National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect colder with lows of 38°F in Yosemite National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

5
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.
Shop till you drop at Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi House. Take a break from the city and head to North Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and get great views at Lookout Studio.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. October in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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 some cultural insight at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Do your shopping at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, look for gifts at Barneys New York, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel route planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Will Rogers State Beach and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Head to Montana Avenue and Santa Monica Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Bergamot Station). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, stop by Amoeba Music, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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nights
Wellfleet

Wellfleet ©
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Get outdoors at Cape Cod National Seashore and Chatham Lighthouse Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Nauset Beach and Goosewing Beach Preserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Wellfleet: Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich) and Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Nickerson State Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coast Guard Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wellfleet trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to Wellfleet in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Wellfleet due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in Wellfleet reach 63°F and lows reach 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastham, Nickerson State Park, Chatham Lighthouse Beach, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Frick Collection will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and shop like a local with Shopping Girlfriend NYC.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Wellfleet to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and train; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Wellfleet in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 70°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

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.
Let the collections at National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum capture your imagination. National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park, Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, & more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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