60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 6 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Anchorage
— 4 nights
Drive
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Homer
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
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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.
Attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Lake make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, stroll through Inspiration Point, trek along North Rim Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Chicago to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are colder (34°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Teton National Park

— 6 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Family-friendly places like Grand Teton and Taggart Lake will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: make a trip to Schwabacher Landing, explore the activities along Jackson Lake, take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road, and hike along Jenny Lake Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Canyon National Park

— 7 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Bring the kids along to Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, trek along Tonto Trail, and get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 7 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, identify plant and animal life at North Dome, trek along Mariposa Grove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (71°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to fly to Anchorage.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

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.
Family-friendly places like Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: gain insight at Alaska Native Heritage Center, steep yourself in history at Oscar Anderson House Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Cook Inlet, and take a memorable drive along Seward Hwy.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Anchorage route maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Anchorage by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July in Anchorage, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Homer.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Homer

— 2 nights
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Kachemak Bay State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then explore the world behind art at Bunnell Street Arts Center.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Homer day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Anchorage to Homer takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Anchorage in July, plan for slightly colder days in Homer, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Homer

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Seattle

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and finally see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Homer to Seattle takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Homer to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In July, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Homer - with highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Glacier National Park

— 3 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, and then explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St.Mary Falls.

To see ratings and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park day trip app.

Fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Glacier National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

New York City

— 5 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.
Attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Glacier National Park to New York City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect warmer with lows of 72°F in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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 National Zoological Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip website.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Orlando

— 5 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 23rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 24th (Sat) at Magic Kingdom Park. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Orlando day trip tool.

Getting from Washington DC to Orlando by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Orlando are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 4 nights

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Attractions like Chimneys Picnic Area and Grotto Falls Parking make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, take in the dramatic scenery at Spruce Flats Falls, cruise along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, and hike along Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park route app.

Getting from Orlando to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 69°F in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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.