60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Minneapolis
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kansas City
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Milwaukee
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Chicago
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Rapids
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Charlotte
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Memphis
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Washington DC
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mall of America and Southdale Center. Head to Eau Galle Cheese Factory Shop and General Store of Minnetonkafor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Minneapolis side-trips: Candyland (in Stillwater), Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery (in Ellsworth) and Uffda Shop (in Red Wing). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, enjoy some diversion at Target Field, ponder the world of politics at Minneapolis City Hall, and get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Minneapolis is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Minneapolis is minus 7 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in June, with highs in Minneapolis at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Shopping Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bloomington, Eau Galle Cheese, Uffda Shop, Candyland, Southdale Center
Highlights from your plan
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Eau Galle Cheese ©
Eau Galle Cheese

5
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Missouri Star Quilt Company and Massachusetts Street. Visit Missouri Theater and Union Station for their historical value. Explore Kansas City's surroundings by going to Andrew County Museum (in Savannah), St Joseph Nature Center (in Saint Joseph) and Mass Street Soda (in Lawrence). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at National World War I Museum and Memorial, admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, explore and take pictures at Kauffman Stadium, and wander the streets of Country Club Plaza.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kansas City travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Minneapolis to Kansas City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in June, with highs in Kansas City at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Kansas City

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Lawrence, Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, Missouri Star Quilt Company, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

6
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wade House and Vines & Rushes Winery. Harley-Davidson Museum and John Michael Kohler Arts Center will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet Inc (in DeForest), Brennan's Market (in Oconomowoc) and Mousehouse Cheesehaus (in Windsor). There's lots more to do: play a few rounds at Blackwolf Run, browse the eclectic array of goods at Milwaukee Public Market, look for gifts at Kristmas Kringle Shoppe, and admire all the interesting features of Miller Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee custom trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kansas City to Milwaukee takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kansas City in June, with highs in Milwaukee at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Outdoors Golf Shopping

Side Trips

Sheboygan, Mousehouse Cheesehaus, The Bull at Pinehurst Farms, Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet, Wade House
Highlights from your plan
Blackwolf Run ©
Blackwolf Run
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Head to The Magnificent Mile and University Park Mallfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to STATELINE BLUEBERRIES and South Bend Farmer's Market. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to St. Julian Winery-Union Pier (in Union Pier), Grand Mere State Park (in Stevensville) and Hickory Creek Winery (in Buchanan). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy the sand and surf at North Avenue Beach, examine the collection at The Field Museum, and take in the architecture and design of University of Notre Dame.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago travel itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Milwaukee to Chicago in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milwaukee in June: highs in Chicago hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can take a bus to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

South Bend, Grand Mere State Park, Stateline Blueberries, St. Julian Winery-Union Pier, Hickory Creek Winery
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

6
nights
Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids ©
The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Decadent Dogs and Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Good Goods and The Fox Barn Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Rapids: South Haven (The Blueberry Store, Black River Books, & more), Blue Star Antique Pavilion (in Douglas) and Saugatuck (Oval Beach, The Pink Patio, & more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Silver Lake State Park, tee off at Pilgrim's Run Golf Club, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fulton Street Farmers Market, and look for gifts at Horrocks Farm Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grand Rapids vacation planner.

Getting from Chicago to Grand Rapids by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Rapids due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Saugatuck, South Haven, Holland, Horrocks Farm Market, Cabela's
Highlights from your plan
Oval Beach ©
Oval Beach
Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach

6
nights
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Jugtown Pottery and Chapman Cultural Center will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Abbott Farms and Dale Earnhardt Inc. Change things up with these side-trips from Charlotte: Birkdale Village (in Huntersville), Rose Hill Plantation Historic (in Union) and Gaffney Outlet Marketplace (in Gaffney). There's much more to do: look for gifts at PuckerButt Pepper Co, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, tee off at The Golf Club at Ballantyne, and examine the collection at Billy Graham Library.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Charlotte travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Grand Rapids to Charlotte in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Rapids in June: high temperatures in Charlotte hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Shopping Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Mooresville, Gaffney Outlet Marketplace, Birkdale Village, Chapman Cultural Center, Jugtown Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Jugtown Pottery ©
Jugtown Pottery
Rose Hill Plantation Historic ©
Rose Hill Plantation Historic
Abbott Farms ©
Abbott Farms

5
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Downtown Nashville and National Corvette Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Lotz House Museum. Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Duck River Books (in Columbia), Sutton General Store (in Granville) and NCM Motorsports Park (in Bowling Green). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, steep yourself in history at Carnton, look for gifts at Salon Ya Ya Hillsboro Village, and buy something for everyone on your list at Opry Mills.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Nashville, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Franklin, Bowling Green, T.B. Sutton General Store, Duck River Books
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton

6
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Your inner history buff will appreciate National Civil Rights Museum and Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center. Beale Street and Rowan Oak are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Century Farm Winery (in Jackson), Horseshoe Casino (in Tunica) and Square Books (in Oxford). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, look for gifts at Center For Southern Folklore, contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, and hunt for treasures at Memphis Farmers Market.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis itinerary maker.

You can fly from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Memphis

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Oxford, Horseshoe Tunica, Southland Park Gaming and Racing, Century Farm Winery, Alex Haley House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing

8
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.
Do your shopping at Orr's Farm Market and Olivins. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center and National Gallery of Art. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Worthington Manor Golf Club (in Urbana), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Strasburg Emporium LLC (in Strasburg). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, look for gifts at The Candleberry Shoppe, relax in the rural setting at Marker-Miller Orchards, and admire the landmark architecture of George Washington's Mount Vernon.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Washington DC 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 Memphis to Washington DC. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Berryville, St. Michaels, Worthington Manor Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Shopping Girlfriend NYC. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in Central Valley--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, wander the streets of Times Square, and go for a walk through Central Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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