60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step out of the city life by going to Willowbrook Wildlife Center and Oak Street Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Graceland Cemetery and Glessner House. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Wheaton (The Little Popcorn Store & First Division Museum at Cantigny). There's more to do: examine the collection at American Writers Museum and explore the world behind art at National Museum of Mexican Art.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Chicago tour builder website.

New York City to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Chicago reach 65°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank ©
Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank
First Division Museum at Cantigny ©
First Division Museum at Cantigny
Willowbrook Wildlife Center ©
Willowbrook Wildlife Center

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Escape the urban bustle at Gibbon Falls and Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River. Get some cultural insight at Lone Star Geyser and S Rim Trail. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, and take in the natural beauty of Steamboat Geyser.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Chicago in October, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 47°F by day to 25°F at night. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River ©
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

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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.
Head to Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Panorama Trail and Yosemite Valley Loop Trail. Step out of Yosemite National Park with an excursion to Stanislaus National Forest in Hathaway Pines--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, trek along Merced Grove, cast your line with a fishing tour, and explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 28°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Yosemite Valley Loop Trail ©
Yosemite Valley Loop Trail

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Ocean Beach and Baker Beach. Popular historic sites such as Oakland California Temple and Golden Gate Promenade are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena), Napa (Sequoia Grove Winery, Robert Biale Vineyards, &more) and Silver Oak Cellars (in Oakville). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission Dolores, visit Russian Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral.

For photos and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Laces and Limos ©
Laces and Limos
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Asian Art Museum ©
Asian Art Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Mission San Gabriel Archangel and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Popular historic sites such as Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park and Ocean Avenue are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Echo Park, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, view the masterpieces at Annenberg Space for Photography, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Americana at Brand.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday builder website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 82°F and 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mission San Gabriel Archangel ©
Mission San Gabriel Archangel
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
Annenberg Space for Photography ©
Annenberg Space for Photography

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Head to Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas and Fashion Show Mallfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shelby American Inc and Titanic. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Clark County Heritage Museum in Henderson--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take the plunge with GoJump Las Vegas, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, get curious at Bodies The Exhibition, and immerse yourself in nature at Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas vacation planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

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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.
Get outdoors at Kolb Studio and Point Imperial Drive. Explore hidden gems such as Powell Point and Buck Wild Grand Canyon Hummer Tours. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Hermit Road, take some stellar pictures from The Abyss, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and walk around Indian Garden.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; 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 October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (66°F), and nights are cooler (31°F). On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

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.
Visit Our Sacred Stories and Hermann-Grima House for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as New Orleans Pharmacy Museum and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, stop by Faubourg Marigny, see the interesting displays at The Presbytere, and explore the world behind art at Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November: highs in New Orleans hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum ©
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

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Orlando

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum and American Police Hall of Fame. Escape the urban bustle at Andy Romano Beachfront Park and Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens (in Ormond Beach) and American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame (in Titusville). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, play a few rounds at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes, stop by The LEGO Store, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey ©
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum ©
Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Noah Bud Ogle Cabin and Little Greenbrier School. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Quiet Walkways and Charlies Bunion. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin, admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades, make a trip to Elkmont Ghost Town, and head outdoors with Andrews Bald.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Orlando in November, plan for slightly colder days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with highs around 60°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Quiet Walkways ©
Quiet Walkways
Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail ©
Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin ©
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin

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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.
Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial and Saint John Paul II National Shrine will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to NRA National Firearms Museum and Museum of the Bible. Step out of Washington DC to go to Alexandria and see Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at U.S. National Arboretum, contemplate the long history of Anderson House, see the interesting displays at National Law Enforcement Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Washington DC are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Bible ©
Museum of the Bible
Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House ©
Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial ©

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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at West Village and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Get some cultural insight at Dumbo and Green-Wood cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum, admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, learn about all things military at KGB Espionage Museum, and take a stroll through Union Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. November in New York City sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Upper West Side ©
Upper West Side
Dumbo ©
Dumbo
The Morgan Library & Museum ©
The Morgan Library & Museum

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