60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  4​h
1
Washington DC
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Edgartown
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Boston
— 8 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
4
New York City
— 10 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Seattle
— 9 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Big Sur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
San Francisco
— 9 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Saint Louis

9
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Victorian Photography Studio, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more), The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring (in Sandy Spring) and Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online tour itinerary planner .

Saint Louis to Washington DC is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Saint Louis to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Stony Man Mountain Hike, The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring, Old Rag Mountain Hike
Highlights from your plan
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

2
nights
Edgartown

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): play a few rounds at Farm Neck Golf Club, then make a trip to Flying Horses Carousel, and then admire the landmark architecture of Trinity Park Tabernacle. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse, then admire the natural beauty at Mytoi, then stroll through Menemsha Public Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Aquinnah Cliffs.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Edgartown trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Edgartown in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Washington DC in June, things will get a bit cooler in Edgartown: highs are around 73°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Edgartown

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Oak Bluffs, Menemsha Public Beach, Aquinnah Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Farm Neck Golf Club ©
Farm Neck Golf Club
Flying Horses Carousel ©
Flying Horses Carousel
Menemsha Public Beach ©
Menemsha Public Beach

8
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Family-friendly places like Museum of Fine Arts and Boston Public Garden will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Heritage Museums & Gardens), Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay) and Plymouth (Plymouth Rock & Brewster Gardens). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Long Point, engage your brain at Museum of Science, steep yourself in history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and have fun and explore at Boston Children's Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip planning app .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Edgartown to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Edgartown in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 60°F in Boston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Concord, Provincetown, Plymouth, Sandwich, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Children's Museum ©
Boston Children's Museum
Long Point ©
Long Point

10
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 American Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing (in Lawrenceville) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, take a stroll through Times Square, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

9
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.
Bring the kids along to Space Needle and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Olympic National Park (Mount Ellinor, Mount Walker, & more), Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (in Tacoma) and Imagine Children's Museum (in Everett). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Pike Place Market, walk around Discovery Park, stroll through Alki Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Seattle takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 74°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Bellevue, Imagine Children's Museum, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Mount Ellinor ©
Mount Ellinor
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

8
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (in Yosemite National Park) and Manzanar National Historic Site (in Independence). And it doesn't end there: delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 98°F and 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, Manzanar National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

4
nights
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Bring the kids along to Sand Dollar Beach and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. And it doesn't end there: trek along Pacific Valley Bluff Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, admire all the interesting features of Point Sur State Historic Park, and snap pictures at Big Creek Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Big Sur online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Big Sur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Big Sur are colder (69°F), and nights are slightly colder (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Sand Dollar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sand Dollar Beach ©
Sand Dollar Beach
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

9
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Crissy Field. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Traveling by car from Big Sur to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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