60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Washington DC
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
12
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
13
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
14
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
15
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
17
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Get in touch with nature at Bodega Dunes and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Calistoga to see Castello di Amorosa about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Titanic. Get a sense of the local culture at The Mob Museum and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Helicopter Tours in Boulder City, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, and make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 26th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage Museum, get engrossed in the history at Heritage House, then shop like a local with Raven's Heart Gallery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kanab trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Kanab in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Kanab, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Kanab Heritage House Musuem ©
Kanab Heritage House Musuem
Kanab Heritage Museum ©
Kanab Heritage Museum

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nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Visiting Zion National Park and Angel's Landing will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as The Narrows and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park journey maker app .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Zion National Park takes 2 hours. In August in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Take a break from the city and head to North Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like South Kaibab Trail and Yavapai Point. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, make a trip to Powell Point, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Museum-lovers will appreciate RedRock Astronomy and Tom Till Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and River Rafting & Tubing. Take a break from Moab with a short trip to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, about 38 minutes away. Make the 4th (Wed) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, take in the awesome beauty at Double Down Bike Shop, and shop like a local with Gallery Moab LCA.

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Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab by car takes about 5.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Moab reach 34°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Delicate Arch
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Garden District and Royal Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Louis Cathedral and Lafayette Cemetery No.1. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Vacherie (Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site & Oak Alley Plantation). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans road trip planner.

Getting from Moab to New Orleans by combination of car and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Moab in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in New Orleans, with lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, St. Joseph Church and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

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nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Lotz House Museum. The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and The Parthenon will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Carnton in Franklin (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, and see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville day trip tool .

Fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, plan for colder nights in Nashville, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Carnton ©
Carnton
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter Catholic Church, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo, and then try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Memphis trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Nashville in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Memphis. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
The Art Institute of Chicago and The Field Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Weko Park and Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes. Get out of town with these interesting Chicago side-trips: Basilica of the Sacred Heart (in South Bend) and Saint Joseph (Whirlpool Compass Fountain & Silver Beach County Park). There's more to do: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry and explore and take pictures at Millennium Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chicago trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Memphis in September; daily highs in Chicago reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

South Bend, Saint Joseph, Weko Park
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gettysburg National Military Park and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Step out of Washington DC to go to Mount Vernon and see George Washington's Mount Vernon, which is approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, and wander the streets of Capitol Hill.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip website .

Fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Washington DC is 1 hour. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, George Washington's Mount Vernon
Highlights from your plan

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kids will enjoy Cape May City Beaches and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Explore hidden gems such as Cape May Lighthouse and Independence Hall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Stone Harbor Point (in Stone Harbor), Cape May (World War II Lookout Tower & Emlen Physick Estate) and Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford). There's much more to do: ponder the design of Longwood Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip planner .

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape May, Brandywine River Museum of Art, Stone Harbor Point, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Family-friendly places like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and browse the exhibits of Ellis Island.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Fishing Charters & Tours and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Ron Jon Surf Shop. Have a day of magic on the 4th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Next up on the itinerary: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Orlando online day trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Orlando by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Ron Jon Surf Shop
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Fishing Charters & Tours
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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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.
National Museum of the Pacific War and Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Mission San Jose and The Alamo. When in San Antonio, make a side trip to see Agave Gallery Fine Art in Fredericksburg, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio online trip planner .

You can fly from Orlando to San Antonio in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in San Antonio, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Texas State Capitol and Science Mill. Family-friendly places like Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari and Bullock Texas State History Museum will thrill your kids. Take a break from Austin with a short trip to Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in Fredericksburg, about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Austin trip planner .

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari, Science Mill
Highlights from your plan
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. It doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Austin to Los Angeles by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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