60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Scottsdale
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Raleigh
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Minneapolis
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Seattle
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Mount Rainier National Park
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Santa Rosa
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San Francisco
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Scottsdale — 9 nights

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Kids will appreciate attractions like Musical Instrument Museum and Horseback Riding Tours. Explore Scottsdale's surroundings by going to Chandler (KOLI Equestrian Center & Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center) and Balloon Rides (in Phoenix). And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, get outside with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ, take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Scottsdale trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Scottsdale is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Scottsdale is minus 17 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Brisbane in June: high temperatures in Scottsdale hover around 49°C and lows are around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Raleigh.
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Raleigh — 8 nights

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Neuse River Trail and Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Raleigh side-trips: Duke University (in Durham), Drake's Landing (in Fuquay-Varina) and Bass Lake Park (in Holly Springs). The adventure continues: walk around Capital Area Greenway, explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Historic Yates Mill County Park, and stroll through Fletcher Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Raleigh trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Scottsdale to Raleigh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Scottsdale to Raleigh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Scottsdale in June, things will get little chillier in Raleigh: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Minneapolis.
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Minneapolis — 8 nights

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Bring the kids along to Crystal Cave and Chain of Lakes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Minneapolis: Baker Park Reserve (in Maple Plain), Washington County Historic Courthouse (in Stillwater) and Eau Galle Lake & Recreational Area (in Spring Valley). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, walk around Hyland Lake Park Reserve, pause for some photo ops at Minnesota Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hindu Temple of Minnesota.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Minneapolis tour builder website.

You can fly from Raleigh to Minneapolis in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Raleigh to Minneapolis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Raleigh in July; daily highs in Minneapolis reach 33°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.
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Seattle — 8 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Aquarium. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Tacoma (Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5 Mile Drive & Trails, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Minneapolis to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Minneapolis in July since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.
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Mount Rainier National Park — 7 nights

The star attraction of Mt.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Discover Nature and Skyline Trail. Explore Mount Rainier National Park's surroundings by going to Kachess Lake (in Snoqualmie Pass), Denny Creek Trail (in North Bend) and Gold Creek Pond Trail (in Snoqualmie). On the 27th (Wed), hike the day away at Camp Muir Trail. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, take in the dramatic scenery at Christine Falls Viewpoint, hike along Box Canyon Loop, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tolmie Peak Trail.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Seattle in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Santa Rosa.
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Santa Rosa — 9 nights

Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Family-friendly places like Fort Ross State Historic Park and Mission San Francisco Solano will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Rosa: Calistoga Speedway (in Calistoga), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Sonoma (Simraceway Performance Driving Center, Sonoma Plaza, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Safari West, look for gifts at Petaluma Seed Bank, delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest, and hike along Jack London State Historic Park.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Rosa visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Santa Rosa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Santa Rosa, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 9 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get great views at Twin Peaks, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Rosa to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Santa Rosa in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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