60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Washington DC
— 10 nights
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
3
Baltimore
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 9 nights
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
6
Branson
— 3 nights
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
10
New Orleans
— 3 nights
11
Atlanta
— 2 nights
12
Orlando
— 12 nights

10
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 list of things to see and do now includes National Building Museum, DC Tours By Tim, George Washington's Mount Vernon, and other attractions. Visit Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Art and Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville) and James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Washington DC is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Washington DC, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, expect Washington DC to be much colder, temps between 12°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Arlington, Copper Fox Distillery, Riversdale House Museum, James Madison's Montpelier, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, and finally make a trip to Liberty Bell Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and then wander the streets of Society Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planner.

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

2
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Your day by day itinerary now includes US Naval Academy Walking Tour. On the 29th (Sun), get the lay of the land with US Naval Academy Walking Tour and then wander the streets of Annapolis Historic District. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Fell's Point, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Inner Harbor, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Baltimore trip planner.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Baltimore are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Baltimore

Neighborhoods · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Annapolis
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Annapolis Historic District
Annapolis Historic District
Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point

9
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 appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Get a sense of the local culture at Times Square and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Baltimore to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 9th (Thu), try to win big at Horseshoe Hammond, then walk around Millennium Park, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. On your second day here, make a trip to The Magnificent Mile, then shop like a local with Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and then admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Chicago reach 0°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Horseshoe Hammond, Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

3
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Do your shopping at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World and Branson Landing. Do some cultural sightseeing at Stone Hill Winery and Thorncrown Chapel. Change things up with a short trip to Eureka Springs Historical Downtown in Eureka Springs (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Titanic Museum, take some stellar pictures from 165 Scenic Overlook, get your game on at TNT Old Time Photo, and wander the streets of Historic Downtown Branson.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Branson trip maker.

You can fly from Chicago to Branson in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chicago in January, expect Branson to be a bit warmer, temps between 8°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Branson

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
Highlights from your plan
Eureka Springs Historical Downtown ©
Eureka Springs Historical Downtown
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online day trip planner.

Getting from Branson to San Francisco by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Branson to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Branson in January: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Montana Avenue. Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Neon Museum. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, things will get little chillier in Las Vegas: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get a sense of the local culture at Garden District and French Quarter. Visit St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square for their historical value. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, wander the streets of Royal Street, and visit Frenchmen Street.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in January since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, admire the masterpieces at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and then steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park.

Plan my day in Atlanta using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from New Orleans to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Atlanta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New Orleans in January, with highs in Atlanta at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
National Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park

12
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to The Mall at Millenia or Jon Hair Monumental Sculpture. Museum-lovers will appreciate NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and Graphi-ko Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Duncan McClellan Gallery (in St. Petersburg), Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and Cape Canavarel National Cemetery (in Scottsmoor). Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Pack the 31st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, browse the different shops at Disney Springs, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Orlando online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Atlanta to Orlando in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta in January, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, Stetson Mansion, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Timothy's Gallery, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex ©
Duncan McClellan Gallery ©
Duncan McClellan Gallery

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