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:  22​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Southwest Harbor
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
train + ferry:  4​h 45​min
4
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Truro
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
7
Nantucket
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Austin
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
Yosemite National Park
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step off the beaten path and head to Starved Rock State Park and Lions Park Beach. Kids will enjoy Silver Beach County Park and Whirlpool Compass Fountain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Baker Lake Park (in Peru), Cowles Bog (in Chesterton) and Grand Mere State Park (in Stevensville). There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago itinerary maker app .

Melbourne, Australia to Chicago is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Melbourne to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Chicago to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Southwest Harbor.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Grand Mere State Park, Cowles Bog, Starved Rock State Park, Baker Lake Park
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog

5
nights
Southwest Harbor

Southwest Harbor ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Little Hunters Beach and Sand Beach. Kids will enjoy Echo Lake Beach and Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Southwest Harbor: Acadia National Park (Cadillac Mountain & Jordan Pond Path Trailhead) and Little Village Gifts (in Bar Harbor).

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Southwest Harbor road trip app .

Explore your travel options from Chicago to Southwest Harbor with the Route module. Traveling from Chicago to Southwest Harbor, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chicago in September, with highs in Southwest Harbor at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead ©
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get outdoors at Ponquogue Beach and Sam's Point Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Wightman's Fruit Farm (in Kerhonkson), Cupsogue Beach County Park (in Westhampton Beach) and William Floyd Estate (in Mastic Beach). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Shinnecock East County Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City day trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Southwest Harbor to New York City with the Route module. In September, New York City is a bit warmer than Southwest Harbor - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to New Shoreham.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Wightman's Fruit Farm, Ponquogue Beach, Sam's Point Preserve, William Floyd Estate
Highlights from your plan
Ponquogue Beach ©
Ponquogue Beach

4
nights
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Get some historical perspective at South East Lighthouse and North Lighthouse. Visiting Fred Benson Town Beach and Coast Guard Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Mohegan Bluffs, kick back and relax at Ballard's Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Sachem Pond Wildlife Refuge, and enjoy breathtaking views from Clayhead Salon & Spa.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New Shoreham travel route planner .

You can do a combination of train and ferry from New York City to New Shoreham in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, New Shoreham is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 25°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Truro.

Things to do in New Shoreham

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
Block Island Fishworks ©
Block Island Fishworks
Fred Benson Town Beach ©
Fred Benson Town Beach

2
nights
Truro

Truro ©
Truro is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, comprising two villages: Truro and North Truro. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at White Crest Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Corn Hill Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Coast Guard Beach, learn about winemaking at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, and then kick back and relax at Head of the Meadow Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Truro attractions planner .

Getting from New Shoreham to Truro by car takes about 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Truro

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, White Crest Beach
Highlights from your plan
Head of the Meadow Beach ©
Head of the Meadow Beach
Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach
White Crest Beach ©
White Crest Beach

3
nights
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Attractions like Norton Point Beach and Lucy Vincent Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from the city and head to Menemsha Hills and Lighthouse Beach. Go for a jaunt from Edgartown to West Tisbury to see Lambert's Cove Beach about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Joseph Sylvia State Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse, and make a trip to Flying Horses Carousel.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Edgartown trip planner .

You can drive from Truro to Edgartown in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Edgartown are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Edgartown

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Chilmark, Oak Bluffs, Lambert's Cove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse
Lucy Vincent Beach ©
Lucy Vincent Beach

5
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cisco Beach and Madaket Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Whaling Museum and Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Nobadeer, stroll through Jetties Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light, and get to know the fascinating history of Altar Rock.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nantucket driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Edgartown to Nantucket in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. September in Nantucket sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Nantucket

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lotz House Museum and Belle Meade Plantation. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Carnton and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Sumner Crest WInery (in Portland), Storytellers Museum (in Bon Aqua) and National Corvette Museum (in Bowling Green). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, admire the striking features of The Parthenon, view the masterpieces at The Copper Fox Gallery, and admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nashville road trip planning app .

Getting from Nantucket to Nashville by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Nantucket to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nantucket in October: highs in Nashville hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Franklin, Sumner Crest WInery, Storytellers Museum, National Corvette Museum
Highlights from your plan
Carnton ©
Carnton
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and St. Joseph Plantation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Oak Alley Plantation. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Nashville in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lafayette Cemetery No.1 ©
Lafayette Cemetery No.1

5
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Visiting Enchanted Rock State Natural Area and Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Natural Bridge Caverns and Splashway Waterpark will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: Texcetera (in Johnson City), Fredericksburg (National Museum of the Pacific War & Agave Gallery Fine Art) and Calais Winery (in Hye). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, explore the activities along Inks Lake, contemplate the long history of Texas State Capitol, and admire the majestic nature at Inks Lake State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Austin visit planning site .

Getting from New Orleans to Austin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: highs in Austin hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Austin

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Burnet, Natural Bridge Caverns, Splashway Waterpark, Calais Winery
Highlights from your plan
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Inks Lake State Park ©
Inks Lake State Park

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Salt Point State Park. Take a break from the city and head to Bodega Dunes and Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Pomponio State Beach, and explore the activities along Howarth Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Austin to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Austin in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Jenner, Castello di Amorosa, Pomponio State Beach, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Salt Point State Park ©
Salt Point State Park
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

10
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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 discover tucked-away gems like Sentinel Dome and Vernal Fall. Get some historical perspective at Bodie State Historic Park and Yosemite Valley Chapel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yosemite National Park: Lee Vining (Mono Lake County Park & Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve). Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and trek along Lembert Dome.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park vacation builder website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Lee Vining, Bodie State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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