60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Miami
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Orlando
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Chicago
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Seattle
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  14​h
End: Edinburgh

8
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.
Attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Bronx Zoo in Bronx--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip tool .

Edinburgh, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Edinburgh to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

7
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 enjoy Island Dolphin Care and Lincoln Road. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center & Slough Slog), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Islamorada) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at South Beach, admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, enjoy some diversion at Venetian Pool, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Jungle Island.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Miami visit website .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Miami takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Miami to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Key Largo, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Everglades National Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Miami Children's Museum ©
Miami Children's Museum

7
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.
Bring the kids along to Walt Disney World Resort and Discovery Cove. Step out of Orlando to go to Anaheim and see The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, don't miss a visit to Cinderella Castle, make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, and try out the rides at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip tool .

Fly from Miami to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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

7
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Bring the kids along to Museum of Science and Industry and Silver Beach Carousel. Venture out of the city with trips to South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes & Basilica of the Sacred Heart), Whirlpool Compass Fountain (in Saint Joseph) and Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, have fun and explore at Chicago Children's Museum, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and laugh and play at Navy Pier.

Before you visit Chicago, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Orlando to Chicago by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Chicago is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

South Bend, Saint Joseph, Oak Park, Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

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You can fly from Chicago to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Chicago in September, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 39°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Tours

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum

8
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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood will thrill your kids. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Adventure City, Downtown Disney, & more). There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel route site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Napa to see Wine Tours & Tastings about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

8
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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 Space Needle and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: B&B Family Farm (in Sequim), Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (in Tacoma) and Hood Canal (in Olympic National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, and stroll around Mercer Slough Nature Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Seattle day trip planning app .

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Seattle reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bellevue, B&B Family Farm, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Seahurst Beach Park, Hood Canal
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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