60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to San Diego International Airport
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Orlando
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Orlando
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Anchorage
— 4 nights
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning site.

Portland to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Yosemite National Park

— 6 nights
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 Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Tioga Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and stroll through Half Dome.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Attractions like SeaWorld San Diego and San Diego Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to San Diego. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Beaches

Los Angeles

— 4 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Change things up with a short trip to Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! in Anaheim (about 46 minutes away). Pack the 15th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and engage your brain at California Science Center.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles sightseeing site.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 6 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: trek along North Kaibab Trail, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, and take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 43°F, while days are slightly colder, around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Orlando

— 6 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.
Attractions like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Magic Kingdom Park make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 25th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 28th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove and discover the magic at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando online route builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

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 The Pentagon. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and browse the collection at Library of Congress.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip builder site.

Fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Washington DC is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

New York City

— 6 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately Bronx away. There's much more to do: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take a stroll through Times Square, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City travel route planner.

Take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kids will enjoy The Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, explore the engaging exhibits at Chicago Children's Museum, stroll around Milton Lee Olive Park, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Chicago online tour planner.

You can fly from New York City to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Chicago at 65°F and lows at 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kids will enjoy Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Boiling River. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, take in the natural beauty of Norris Porcelain Basin, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (47°F), and nights are much colder (25°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Seattle

— 5 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Chihuly Garden and Glass and Space Needle. Venture out of the city with trips to Tacoma (Washington State History Museum, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, stroll around Mercer Slough Nature Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip planning website.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Anchorage

— 4 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Alaska Native Heritage Center and Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kincaid Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alaska Zoo, and cruise along Seward Hwy.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Anchorage road trip app.

Fly from Seattle to Anchorage in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Anchorage. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in October, with highs in Anchorage at 45°F and lows at 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
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.