60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Portland
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Boston
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New York City
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Philadelphia
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
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Charlotte
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Atlanta
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Orlando
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Miami
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New Orleans
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Houston
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San Antonio
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Austin
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Dallas
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Phoenix
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Los Angeles
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Portland

— 4 nights

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cabbage Island and White Mountain National Forest. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Wells Reserve at Laudholm (in Wells), West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Glen Ellis Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Portland online trip maker.

Washington to Portland is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington in June; daily highs in Portland reach 73°F and lows reach 54°F. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Boston

— 5 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kids will enjoy Heritage Museums & Gardens and Shining Sea Bikeway. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay), Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises (in Barnstable) and Sandwich Glass Museum (in Sandwich). There's much more to do: stroll around Stanley park, admire the masterpieces at Atwood Museum, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and admire the engineering at Ashley Reservoir.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Boston tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Portland to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Portland in June since evenings lows in Boston dip to 60°F. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Empire State Building will thrill your kids. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Bronx Zoo in Bronx--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in New York City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 5 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cape May County Park & Zoo and Philadelphia Zoo. Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Cape May) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's much more to do: walk around Franklin Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Chanticleer, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, and trek along Schuylkill River Trail.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 4 nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Charlotte

— 1 night

The Queen City

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve, hike along Buzzard Rock Trail, and then explore the engaging exhibits at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Charlotte trip planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Charlotte in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Charlotte sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Charlotte

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Atlanta

— 4 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Noah's Ark Rehabilitation Center make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain), Oakwood Bait & Tackle (in Oakwood) and Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville). And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on North Georgia Canopy Tours, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park, and explore the world behind art at National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Atlanta trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Charlotte to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Orlando

— 5 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Discovery Cove will thrill your kids. Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 7th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld and discover the magic at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando travel route planner.

Getting from Atlanta to Orlando by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Miami

— 4 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Attractions like Fishing Charters & Tours and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: JP Outfitters Inc. (in Hollywood), Bass Pro Shops (in Islamorada) and Key Largo (Island Dolphin Care, Grecian Rocks, &more). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Long Pine Key, hike along Old Ingraham Highway, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and explore the activities along Slough Slog.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 4 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The National WWII Museum and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, walk around New Orleans City Park, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 80°F, while days are little chillier, around 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Houston

— 1 night

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 18th (Sun), get outside with Waugh Drive Bat Colony, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and then stroll around Smither Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

San Antonio

— 4 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The San Antonio River Walk and The Alamo. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, take in the history at Mission San Jose, admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, and have fun and explore at The DoSeum - San Antonio's Museum for Kids.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Houston to San Antonio by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. July in San Antonio sees daily highs of 98°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Austin

— 4 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Barton Springs Pool and Bullock Texas State History Museum. Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Barton Creek Greenbelt, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Austin are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Dallas

— 1 night

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Plan a Dallas trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Austin to Dallas by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 96°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for Phoenix.

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Museums

Phoenix

— 2 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 28th (Wed), ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center, then get all the equipment you need at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and then trot along with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix holiday maker site.

Fly from Dallas to Phoenix in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dallas in July; daily highs in Phoenix reach 106°F and lows reach 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 6 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Radiator Springs Racers will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills), Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Redwood Creek Challenge Trail, &more) and Santa Monica Pier Aquarium (in Santa Monica). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and stroll through South Bay Bicycle Trail.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Phoenix, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 66°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.