60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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West Palm Beach
— 5 nights
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Asheville
— 6 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
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New Buffalo
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Chicago
— 6 nights
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Keystone
— 5 nights
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Leavenworth
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Redwood National Park
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as South Kaibab Trail and Cape Royal. Kids will appreciate attractions like Inner Canyon and East Rim Drive. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Canyon National Park: Supai (Navajo Falls & Mooney Falls). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Trailview Overlook, hike along Hermit Trail, and see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning website.

Laguna Niguel to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Laguna Niguel in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to West Palm Beach.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

West Palm Beach

— 5 nights

Orchid City

With a warm climate and sandy stretches, it's no surprise that West Palm Beach is a popular vacation spot.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Loggerhead Marinelife Center and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Kids will appreciate attractions like Lion Country Safari and Shark Diving. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Palm Beach: Delray Municipal Beach (in Delray Beach), Sugar Sand Park (in Boca Raton) and Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Jupiter). On the 13th (Sun), enjoy a perfect day by the water at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Peanut Island Park, head outdoors with Aerial Trapeze Academy, look for gifts at Bulk Candy Store, and see the interesting displays at Ragtops Automobile Museum.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the West Palm Beach trip itinerary website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to West Palm Beach in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to West Palm Beach. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June since evenings lows in West Palm Beach dip to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Asheville.

Things to do in West Palm Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Asheville

— 6 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Family-friendly places like Smoky Mountain Deer Farm & Exotic Petting Zoo and Chimney Tops Trail will thrill your kids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Arcade City and Crystal Mountain Gem Mine. Get out of town with these interesting Asheville side-trips: Pisgah Forest (Sliding Rock & Looking Glass Falls), River Romp (in Sevierville) and A Walk In The Woods (in Gatlinburg). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, visit Asheville Drum Circle, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and see the interesting displays at Asheville Pinball Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Asheville online day trip planner.

Fly from West Palm Beach to Asheville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Asheville is little chillier than West Palm Beach - with highs of 83°F and lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Virginia Beach

— 6 nights

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Explore hidden gems such as Virginia Beach Boardwalk and Cape Henry Lighthouse. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sandbridge Beach and Norfolk Botanical Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Virginia Beach: Yorktown Beach (in Yorktown), Bruton Parish Episcopal Church (in Williamsburg) and The Noland Trail (in Newport News). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at First Landing State Park, identify plant and animal life at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Chick's Beach, and take a tour of Battleship Wisconsin.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Asheville to Virginia Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Asheville in June since evenings lows in Virginia Beach dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 6 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Korean War Veterans Memorial and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Family-friendly places like Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and National Gallery of Art will thrill your kids. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, approximately Vienna away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get advice or help at Library of Congress.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip app.

Fly from Virginia Beach to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New York City

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Central Park and then examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Falls

— 5 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Attractions like Niagara Falls and Niagara Falls Observation Tower make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cave of the Winds and Niagara Wine Trail USA. Venture out of the city with trips to Glen Falls (in Williamsville), Olcott Beach Carousel Park (in Olcott) and The Erie Canal Discovery Center (in Lockport). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Hole State Park, get engrossed in the history at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, and make a trip to Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Station.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Niagara Falls at 81°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Buffalo.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

New Buffalo

New Buffalo is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): examine the collection at New Buffalo Railroad Museum, stroll around Galien River County Park, and then kick back and relax at New Buffalo Public Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read New Buffalo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to New Buffalo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to New Buffalo is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in New Buffalo can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chicago.

Things to do in New Buffalo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Chicago

— 6 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Family-friendly places like Lakefront Trail and Chicago River will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Starved Rock State Park and Milwaukee Art Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Matthiessen State Park (in Utica), Washington Square Park (in Ottawa) and Henry Maier Festival Park (in Milwaukee). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, find something for the whole family at Fox in a Box Chicago, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from New Buffalo to Chicago takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from New Buffalo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chicago, with lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Keystone.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone

— 5 nights

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Step off the beaten path and head to Custer State Park and Big Thunder Gold Mine. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sylvan Lake and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Explore Keystone's surroundings by going to Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel, Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Presidential Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Elk Peak, contemplate the waterfront views at Horse Thief Lake, and go for a walk through Sunday Gulch Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Keystone trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Keystone takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chicago in July since evenings lows in Keystone dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Leavenworth

— 3 nights
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Leavenworth Reindeer Farm. Attractions like Icicle Ridge Trail and Hidden Lake Trailhead make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Leavenworth: Wenatchee National Forest (in Wenatchee) and Skykomish (Deception Falls & Iron Goat Trail). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Wenatchee State Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Cured By Visconti, look for all kinds of wild species at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, and walk around Front Street Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Leavenworth road trip website.

You can fly from Keystone to Leavenworth in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Keystone in July, you will find days in Leavenworth are somewhat warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Redwood National Park

— 2 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove and then hike along California Coastal Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Redwood National Park route maker site.

Traveling by car from Leavenworth to Redwood National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Leavenworth, expect cooler days and about the same nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 52°F. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

United States travel guide

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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.