60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jackson
— 2 nights
2
Natchez
— 1 night
3
Baton Rouge
— 3 nights
4
New Orleans
— 6 nights
5
Austin
— 6 nights
6
San Antonio
— 6 nights
7
San Francisco
— 7 nights
8
Bend
— 6 nights
9
Newport
— 4 nights
10
Portland
— 6 nights
11
Astoria
— 3 nights
12
Tacoma
— 6 nights
13
Dallas
— 3 nights

2
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kids will appreciate attractions like Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and U.S.S. Cairo Museum. When in Jackson, make a side trip to see Vicksburg Campaign Trail in Vicksburg, approximately Vicksburg away. And it doesn't end there: trek along Ridgeland Bike Trail, get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, stroll through Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail, and get outside with Trustmark Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson driving holiday planner.

Birmingham to Jackson is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In June in Jackson, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Jackson

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Ridgeland, Vicksburg, DEFY Jackson (High Heaven), Trustmark Park
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail ©
Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Longwood, admire the masterpieces at Stratton Chapel Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, and finally admire the natural beauty at Natchez Garden Club.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Natchez vacation tool.

You can drive from Jackson to Natchez in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. June in Natchez sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez Garden Club ©
Natchez Garden Club
Longwood ©
Longwood

3
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Bring the kids along to Lamson Park and Mike the Tiger's Habitat. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baton Rouge: Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie), Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle) and Lake Martin (in Breaux Bridge). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Clark Creek Natural Area, snap pictures at Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge and Monument, and get outside with The 13th Gate.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Baton Rouge tour planner.

Drive from Natchez to Baton Rouge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. June in Baton Rouge sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lafayette, Clark Creek Natural Area, Oak Alley Plantation, Nottoway Plantation, Lake Martin
Highlights from your plan
Clark Creek Natural Area ©
Clark Creek Natural Area
Lamson Park ©
Lamson Park
Mike the Tiger's Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger's Habitat

6
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Attractions like The National WWII Museum and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, make a trip to Jackson Square, stroll around Audubon Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary site.

Drive from Baton Rouge to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Baton Rouge in June, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 83°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

6
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 Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. There's lots more to do: trek along Barton Creek Greenbelt, admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and look for all kinds of wild species at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Austin trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Austin in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you will find days in Austin are a bit warmer (93°F), and nights are a bit cooler (73°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Typhoon Texas
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Barton Creek Greenbelt ©
Barton Creek Greenbelt

6
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 SeaWorld and The Alamo. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, explore the engaging exhibits at The DoSeum - San Antonio's Museum for Kids, and admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Antonio trip planning app.

Drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in San Antonio are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Mill Valley (Mount Tamalpais State Park & Muir Woods National Monument), Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner) and Woodhouse Chocolate (in St. Helena). There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

Plan my day in San Francisco using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to San Francisco. When traveling from San Antonio in June, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Bend.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mill Valley, Marin Headlands, Battery Spencer, Lawrence Hall of Science, Fort Ross State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

6
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kids will appreciate attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Oregon Observatory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bend: Peter Skene Ogden State Park (in Terrebonne), Sisters (Peterson Ridge Trail, McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop, &more) and Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Deschutes National Forest, stroll around Hollinshead Park, see Off-Road Tours, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steelhead Falls.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bend sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Bend takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Bend: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Sisters, Sunriver, Redmond, Peter Skene Ogden State Park, Steelhead Falls
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Deschutes National  Forest
Deschutes National Forest

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Seal Rock State Wayside and Yaquina Head Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Proposal Rock (in Neskowin), Otis (Drift Creek Falls Trail & Cascade Head Trail) and Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats coastline, &more). There's lots more to do: cruise along Otter Crest Loop, make a trip to Boiler Bay State Wayside, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and explore the striking landscape of Mike Miller Park.

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You can drive from Bend to Newport in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Bend, expect much colder days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Depoe Bay, Otis, Proposal Rock, Gleneden Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Drift Creek Falls Trail ©
Drift Creek Falls Trail

6
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Bring the kids along to Powell's City of Books and International Rose Test Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Silver Falls State Park (in Drake Crossing) and Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (in Mosier). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, head outdoors with Portland Timbers, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, and trek along Wildwood Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland day trip site.

You can drive from Newport to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Newport in July, with highs in Portland at 83°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Columbia River Highway, Multnomah Falls, Silver Falls State Park, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum ©
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail ©
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ecola State Park and Hug Point State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Astoria: Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock, Oswald West State Park, &more) and Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Clatsop Spit, appreciate the history behind Chief Comcomly Memorial, and identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column.

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You can drive from Portland to Astoria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portland in July, expect nights in Astoria to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tacoma.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

6
nights
Tacoma

Tacoma ©
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. Attractions like Mount Ellinor and Point Defiance Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Tacoma's surroundings by going to Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve (in Belfair), Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien) and Wild Felid Advocacy Center of Washington (in Shelton). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, trek along 5 Mile Drive & Trails, take in the architecture and design of University of Puget Sound, and see the interesting displays at Washington State History Museum.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tacoma sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Astoria to Tacoma in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Astoria in July, expect nights in Tacoma to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Tacoma

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park, Federal Way, Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve, Seahurst Beach Park, Wild Felid Advocacy Center of Washington
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Mount Ellinor ©
Mount Ellinor
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium ©
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

3
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
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.
Kids will enjoy Top O'Hill Terrace and Texas Greenbelt Trinity River Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Dallas: Fort Worth (Burger's Lake & Kimbell Art Museum), North Richland Hills (North Richland Hills Centre & NRH2O Family Water Park) and CAC Waterpark (in Flower Mound).

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dallas holiday maker site.

You can fly from Tacoma to Dallas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. While traveling from Tacoma, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Dallas, ranging from highs of 96°F to lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, Top O'Hill Terrace, CAC Waterpark, Texas Greenbelt Trinity River Trail
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
NRH2O Family Water Park ©
NRH2O Family Water Park
North Richland Hills Centre ©
North Richland Hills Centre

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