60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 8 nights
2
Baltimore
— 2 nights
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 9 nights
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
6
Branson
— 2 nights
7
San Francisco
— 5 nights
8
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
10
New Orleans
— 3 nights
11
Atlanta
— 2 nights
12
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
13
Orlando
— 10 nights

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.
You've added Washington National Cathedral, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and National Museum of the Marine Corps. You'll explore and learn at National Portrait Gallery and National Air and Space Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station) and Annapolis Historic District (in Annapolis). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, steep yourself in history at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, deepen your understanding at Georgetown University, and see the interesting displays at Museum of the Bible.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online trip itinerary maker.

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. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in December; daily highs in Washington DC reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

Side Trips

James Madison's Montpelier, Annapolis Historic District, National Museum of the Marine Corps, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier

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 list of things to see and do now includes Baltimore Ghost Tours, Bite of Baltimore, BMORE Around Town, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy, see BMORE Around Town, thengain a rich perspective with Bite of Baltimore, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Baltimore Ghost Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baltimore Basilica, sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, thentake in panoramic vistas at Washington Monument and Mount Vernon Place, and finally stop by Mount Vernon Cultural District.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Baltimore travel planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Baltimore

Tours Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

U.S. Naval Academy
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy
The Baltimore Basilica ©
The Baltimore Basilica

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall, thenget a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally explore the world behind art at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by train from Baltimore to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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.
You've added Chicago the Musical, Hush Hip Hop Tours, The Phantom of the Opera, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Let the collections at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and New York Public Library capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt & Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site) and Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, shop like a local with SoHo, stop by Dumbo, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City day trip site.

Take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in New York City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn, New York City 4 All, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 8th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Chicago Cultural Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at The Glass Gallery, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Chicago by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Chicago to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Chicago

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Cantigny Park
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Ralph Foster Museum, thentake in the history at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Buster's Old Time Photos, and finally get engrossed in the history at Veterans Memorial Museum. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenget a new perspective on nature at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, and finally get great views at 165 Scenic Overlook.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Branson trip planner.

Getting from Chicago to Branson by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chicago in January, expect Branson to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Branson

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church ©
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum ©
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield ©
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Mumm Napa and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. You'll explore and learn at California State Railroad Museum and Cable Car Museum. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Healdsburg), Kenwood (B. Wise Vineyards & VJB Cellars) and Crocker Art Museum (in Sacramento). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco sightseeing planning site.

You can fly from Branson to San Francisco in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Branson to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Branson in January, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenwood, Sacramento, Wine Tours & Tastings, Mumm Napa
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Wine Tours & Tastings
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum

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 a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like LA Farmers' Market and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, and shop like a local with The Grove.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Pasadena
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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.
On the 24th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then see the interesting displays at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, thentake a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, thenexamine the collection at Counts Kustoms, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

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.
Popular historic sites such as Garden District and Immaculate Conception Church are in your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jamie Hayes Gallery and Tami Curtis Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site (in Saint Francisville), Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Escape My Room New Orleans, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, contemplate the long history of Hermann-Grima House, and brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans vacation planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to New Orleans by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, Whitney Plantation, St. Joseph Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Booth Western Art Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Michael C. Carlos Museum, thenbrowse the different shops at Ponce City Market, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Delta Flight Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Holy Spirit.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta driving holiday site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Atlanta takes 3.5 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 Atlanta. Traveling from New Orleans in January, things will get slightly colder in Atlanta: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Booth Western Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Booth Western Art Museum ©
Booth Western Art Museum
Monastery of the Holy Spirit ©
Monastery of the Holy Spirit
Michael C. Carlos Museum ©
Michael C. Carlos Museum

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. On the 1st (Sat), take in the history at Mission of Nombre de Dios, get a taste of the local shopping with High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts, examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House, thensee the interesting displays at Father Miguel O'Reilly House Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Vilano Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Memorial Presbyterian Church, steep yourself in history at Villa Zorayda Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, thenlearn about winemaking at Vino Del Grotto Winery, thenget engrossed in the history at Spanish Military Hospital Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Medieval Torture Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to St. Augustine takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Atlanta in January: high temperatures in St. Augustine hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mission of Nombre de Dios ©
Mission of Nombre de Dios
Villa Zorayda Museum ©
Villa Zorayda Museum
The Ximenez-Fatio House ©
The Ximenez-Fatio House

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Epcot. Head to World of Disney and The Florida Mallfor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Hollerbach's Art Haus (in Sanford), Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards (in Clermont) and Lake Dora (in Mount Dora). Pack the 13th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, make a trip to Tree of Life, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Orlando.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip maker site.

Drive from St. Augustine to Orlando in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from St. Augustine in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, Winter Park, Ponce Inlet, Hollerbach's Art Haus, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©

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