60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
1
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Pagosa Springs
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mesa Verde National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Moab
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  14​h 15​min
5
Seward
— 5 nights
taxi + bus:  3​h 45​min
6
Homer
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Juneau
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
8
Sitka
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
9
Rockland
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
11
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
12
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Gettysburg
— 5 nights
+3
bus + train + foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
14
Lexington
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
15
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Denver

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Elitch Gardens Theme Park, Pepsi Center and Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Sports Authority Field at Mile High, listen to music at Pepsi Center, find something for the whole family at Elitch Gardens Theme Park, take in the exciting artwork at Steamboat Art Company, then browse the collection at Tread of Pioneers Museum, and finally stroll through Howelsen Hill Ski Area. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yampa River Core Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Steamboat Springs road trip planner.

Denver to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 3-hour combination of train, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in November, things will get a bit cooler in Steamboat Springs: highs are around 43°F and lows about 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Denver
Highlights from your plan
Howelsen Hill Ski Area ©
Howelsen Hill Ski Area
Tread of Pioneers Museum ©
Tread of Pioneers Museum
Pepsi Center ©
Pepsi Center

5
nights
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate San Juan County Historical Society and Creede Underground Mining Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like San Juan River Walk and Molas Pass. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pagosa Springs: Silverton (Silverton Historic Downtown & Ice Lakes Trail). There's much more to do: stroll through Fourmile Falls Trail, view the masterpieces at Handcrafted Interiors Art Gallery, and ride a horse along Diamond Hitch Stables.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pagosa Springs driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Steamboat Springs to Pagosa Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Steamboat Springs in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pagosa Springs, with highs around 49°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Silverton, Creede Underground Mining Museum
Highlights from your plan
San Juan River Walk ©
San Juan River Walk
Creede Underground Mining Museum ©
Creede Underground Mining Museum
San Juan County Historical Society ©
San Juan County Historical Society

4
nights
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Visit Spruce Tree House and Pioneer Cemetery for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Spruce Canyon Trail and Point Lookout Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mesa Verde National Park: Towac Visitor Center (in Towaoc), Mancos (Majestic Dude Ranch & Artisans of Mancos) and Bluff (Twin Rocks Trading Post & Comb Ridge). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Far View Sites, don't miss a visit to Step House, and explore the striking landscape at Square Tower House.

Make your Mesa Verde National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Pagosa Springs to Mesa Verde National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pagosa Springs in November: highs in Mesa Verde National Park hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Bluff, Mancos, Towac Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House
Far View Sites ©
Far View Sites
Square Tower House ©
Square Tower House

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): cruise along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, then trek along Double Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Slickrock Bike Trail. Keep things going the next day: look and learn at RedRock Astronomy, tee off at Moab Golf Course, then stop by Back of Beyond Books, and finally shop like a local with Tom Till Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moab online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Moab by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. November in Moab sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 29°F at night. You will leave for Seward on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Turret Arch
Highlights from your plan
Slickrock Bike Trail ©
Slickrock Bike Trail
Turret Arch ©
Turret Arch
Tom Till Gallery ©
Tom Till Gallery

5
nights
Seward

Seward ©
For most visitors to this part of the world, the wild part of Alaska starts at Seward, a small port city that takes advantage of the region's natural beauty.
Get in touch with nature at Exit Glacier and River Rafting & Tubing. Appreciate the collections at Chugach Heritage Center and Seward Community Library & Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Seward: Harding Ice Field Trail (in Kenai Fjords National Park), Russian River Falls (in Cooper Landing) and Byron Glacier Trail (in Girdwood). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Seward Boat Harbor, examine the collection at Indian Valley Mine & Gifts, pause for some photo ops at Benny Benson Memorial, and explore the striking landscape at Holgate Glacier.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Seward travel itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Moab to Seward in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moab to Seward. When traveling from Moab in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seward: temperatures range from 37°F by day to 29°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Homer.

Things to do in Seward

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kenai Fjords National Park, Anchorage, Cooper Landing
Highlights from your plan
Exit Glacier ©
Exit Glacier
Holgate Glacier ©
Holgate Glacier
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Alaska Airlines Center has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Alaska Airlines Center, then experience rural life at Dean Family Farm and Art Studios, then immerse yourself in nature at Anchor River State Recreation Area, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Transfiguration of Our Lord Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Art Shop Gallery, pause for some photo ops at Seafarer's Memorial, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Homer Brewing Company, and finally admire the masterpieces at Bunnell Street Arts Center.

Discover how to plan a Homer trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Seward to Homer takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Homer can reach 35°F, while at night they dip to 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Homer

Museums Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Anchor River State Recreation Area, Alaska Airlines Center, Transfiguration of Our Lord Church
Highlights from your plan
Bunnell Street Arts Center ©
Bunnell Street Arts Center
Transfiguration of Our Lord Church ©
Art Shop Gallery ©
Art Shop Gallery

6
nights
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Eagle Beach. Get outdoors at Alaska Powder Descents and Eaglecrest Ski Area. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Caribou Crossings, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Patsy Ann, the Dog, head outdoors with Best Damn Charters, and take in the exciting artwork at Juneau Arts & Humanities.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Juneau vacation planner.

Getting from Homer to Juneau by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Eaglecrest Ski Area ©
Eaglecrest Ski Area
Alaska Powder Descents ©
Alaska Powder Descents

2
nights
Sitka

Sitka ©
The City and Borough of Sitka, formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule, is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Baranof Castle State Historical Site and then get curious at Sitka Sound Science Center. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sitka Lutheran Church, view the masterpieces at Island Artists Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Starrigavan Recreation Area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Raptor Center, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Baranof Island Brewing Company.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Sitka trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Juneau to Sitka in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In December, Sitka is a bit warmer than Juneau - with highs of 42°F and lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rockland.

Things to do in Sitka

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Raptor Center ©
Alaska Raptor Center
Baranof Castle State Historical Site ©
Sitka Sound Science Center ©
Sitka Sound Science Center

6
nights
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum and General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Maine Lighthouse Museum and The Wilson Memorial Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Rockland side-trips: Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery (in Union), Boothbay Region Land Trust (in Boothbay Harbor) and Maine State Museum (in Augusta). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Reid State Park, visit a coastal fixture at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, and play a few rounds at Samoset Resort Golf Course.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rockland trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sitka to Rockland takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Sitka to Rockland, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sitka in December, with highs in Rockland at 37°F and lows at 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Rockland

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Thomaston, Waterville, The Wilson Memorial Chapel, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Samoset Resort Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): hike along Great Head Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, then steep yourself in history at St. Saviour's Church :, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Atlantic Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, take in the exciting artwork at Eclipse Gallery, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally stroll through Agamont Park.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip maker tool .

You can drive from Rockland to Bar Harbor in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°F, and evening lows to 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Southwest Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :

6
nights
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Southwest Harbor ©
Southwest Harbor is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kids will enjoy Indian Point Blagden Preserve and Acadia's Birds. You'll explore and learn at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Southwest Harbor: Swans Island (in Bass Harbor) and Fort Knox State Historic Site (in Prospect).

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Southwest Harbor trip planning website .

Southwest Harbor is just a short distance from Bar Harbor. In December in Southwest Harbor, expect temperatures between 36°F during the day and 21°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Bass Harbor, Mount Desert Island, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Fort Knox State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse ©
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Fort Knox State Historic Site ©
Fort Knox State Historic Site

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get some historical perspective at Cape May Carriage Company and Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hawk Mountain Sanctuary and Kona Surf Co.. Venture out of the city with trips to Duke Farms (in Hillsborough), Lakota Wolf Preserve (in Columbia) and Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery (in Rio Grande). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Roadside America.

Discover how to plan a Philadelphia trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Southwest Harbor to Philadelphia. Traveling from Southwest Harbor in December, expect Philadelphia to be a bit warmer, temps between 48°F and 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Roadside America, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Lakota Wolf Preserve, Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Duke Farms ©
Duke Farms
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site ©
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary ©
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Hershey's Chocolate World has been added to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Appalachian National Scenic Trail and Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks. Get a sense of the local culture at Mister Ed's Elephant Museum and Evergreen Cemetery. Explore Gettysburg's surroundings by going to Brown's Orchards and Farm Market (in Loganville), Paw Paw Tunnel (in Cumberland) and Cacapon Resort State Park (in Berkeley Springs). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Adams County Winery, sample the fine beverages at Bloomery Plantation Distillery, examine the collection at Rupp House, and explore the striking landscape of The Eternal Light Peace Memorial.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Philadelphia to Gettysburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Orrtanna, Catoctin Mountain Park, Cacapon Resort State Park, Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum, Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Catoctin Mountain Park ©
Catoctin Mountain Park
Evergreen Cemetery ©
Evergreen Cemetery
Cacapon Resort State Park ©
Cacapon Resort State Park

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Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and Mary Todd Lincoln House. Let the collections at Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea and Muhammad Ali Center capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lexington: Natural Bridge State Resort Park (in Slade), Louisville (Old Louisville, Cave Hill Cemetery, & more) and Willett Distilling Company (in Bardstown). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wild Turkey Distillery, do a tasting at Wildside Winery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co..

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lexington trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Lexington in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Lexington are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Breweries & Distilleries Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Louisville, Lawrenceburg, Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge State Resort Park ©
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill ©
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
Muhammad Ali Center ©
Muhammad Ali Center

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, get impressive views of Mud Volcano, and then look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Lexington to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Lexington to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Lexington, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 23°F to lows of 1°F. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano

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