60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Miami
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
San Antonio
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
San Diego
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus:  5​h
11
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City sightseeing planning website .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in July, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

5
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.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's lots more to do: make a splash at Discovery Cove, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando, and look for gifts at The LEGO Store Downtown Disney.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando road trip planning site .

Getting from New York City to Orlando by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Shark Valley and Anhinga Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Everglades National Park (Gumbo Limbo Trail, Slough Slog, & more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Oleta River State Park, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and browse the different shops at Village of Merrick Park.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, South Beach, Oleta River State Park, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, get all the information you need at Pigeon Key Foundation, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Sombrero Beach, then tour the water at your own pace with Robbie's of Islamorada, and then kick back and relax at Anne's Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marathon online visit planner .

Getting from Miami to Marathon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of tram, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

5
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kids will enjoy Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Key West Aquarium. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire all the interesting features of Fort Zachary Taylor, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and deepen your understanding at Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Key West sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Bring the kids along to Barton Springs Pool and Texas State Capitol. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Austin sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Austin takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Key West to Austin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in July, expect nights in Austin to be a bit cooler, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

5
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
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 Natural Bridge Caverns and Mission San Jose. When in San Antonio, make a side trip to see Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus in Fredericksburg, approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Antonio Zoo, enjoy some diversion at Brackenridge Park, and admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio day trip site .

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in San Antonio are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Highlights from your plan
San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

6
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and kick back and relax at Children's Pool.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planning website .

Getting from San Antonio to San Diego by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to San Diego. While traveling from San Antonio, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, & more). Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday maker tool .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park and then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Moro Rock and then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©

7
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like North Dome and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area will thrill your kids. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

Plan my day in Yosemite National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip maker .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are a bit warmer (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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