60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Hartford
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Albany
— 6 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Trenton
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
4
Harrisburg
— 4 nights
train + bus:  4​h 45​min
5
Dover
— 5 nights
+2
bus + train + bus:  4​h 30​min
6
Annapolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Richmond
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Raleigh
— 4 nights
bus:  5​h 30​min
10
Charleston
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 30​min
11
Columbia
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
Atlanta
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
13
Tallahassee
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
14
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
15
Baton Rouge
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
16
Jackson
— 2 nights
bus:  9​h 15​min
End: Nashville

4
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Get some cultural insight at Main Beach and New England Air Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Deerfield and Emily Dickinson Museum.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hartford trip itinerary builder site .

New York City to Hartford is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in September since evenings lows in Hartford dip to 57°F. You will leave for Albany on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Historic Deerfield, New England Air Museum, Emily Dickinson Museum, Main Beach
Highlights from your plan
Historic Deerfield ©
Historic Deerfield
Emily Dickinson Museum ©
Emily Dickinson Museum
New England Air Museum ©
New England Air Museum

6
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Family-friendly places like Million Dollar Beach and Cooperstown Dreams Park will thrill your kids. Head to Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard and Beekman 1802 Mercantilefor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Bennington (The Old First Church & Bennington Museum), Williams College Museum of Art (in Williamstown) and Mount Greylock State Reservation (in Lanesboro). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, steep yourself in history at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Saratoga National Historical Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Albany using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hartford to Albany takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Albany, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Trenton.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bennington, Saratoga National Historical Park, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Million Dollar Beach, Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard
Highlights from your plan
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome ©
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard ©
Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard
Bennington Museum ©
Bennington Museum

2
nights
Trenton

Trenton ©
Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bay Head Beach and Valley Forge National Historical Park. Get out of town with these interesting Trenton side-trips: James A. Michener Art Museum (in Doylestown) and Jersey Shore Premium Outlets (in Tinton Falls).

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Trenton tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Albany to Trenton in 3.5 hours. In September in Trenton, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Trenton

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Michener Art Museum, Jersey Shore Premium Outlets, Bay Head Beach, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Bay Head Beach ©
Bay Head Beach
Jersey Shore Premium Outlets ©
Jersey Shore Premium Outlets

4
nights
Harrisburg

Harrisburg ©
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kitchen Kettle Village and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. Explore hidden gems such as Gettysburg National Cemetery and Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Harrisburg: Shady Maple Farm Market (in Blue Ball), Roadside America (in Shartlesville) and Cabela's (in Hamburg). Next up on the itinerary: take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park and take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Harrisburg visit site .

Getting from Trenton to Harrisburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September in Harrisburg, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dover.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics, Kitchen Kettle Village, Roadside America, Cabela's
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery

5
nights
Dover

Dover ©
Dover is the capital and second-largest city in the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cape May County Park & Zoo and Fifer Orchards - Farm, Country Store and CSA. Do your shopping at Blue Eden and Christiana Mall. Get out of town with these interesting Dover side-trips: Delaware Art Museum (in Wilmington), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Browseabout Books (in Rehoboth Beach). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Cape May Point State Park, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dover trip planner .

Getting from Harrisburg to Dover by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dover can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Annapolis.

Things to do in Dover

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Ocean City, Cape May County Park & Zoo, Fifer Orchards - Farm, Country Store and CSA, Longwood Gardens, Cape May Point State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Speed Boats Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Annapolis

Annapolis ©
Capital of the United States for one year from 1783 to 1784, Annapolis has played a vital role in U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, look for gifts at The Amish Market, and then revel in the low prices at Queenstown Premium Outlets. On your second day here, look for gifts at Olivins and then stroll through Downs Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Annapolis tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Dover to Annapolis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Annapolis are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Annapolis

Shopping Parks Spas

Side Trips

Easton, Olivins, Queenstown Premium Outlets, Downs Park
Highlights from your plan
Queenstown Premium Outlets ©
Queenstown Premium Outlets
Spas & Wellness
Downs Park ©
Downs Park

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and Torpedo Factory Art Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Antietam National Battlefield and Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets (in Leesburg) and Nalls Farm Market (in Berryville). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planner.

You can drive from Annapolis to Washington DC in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F at night. On the 30th (Sat), you're off toRichmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Antietam National Battlefield, Nalls Farm Market
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield

6
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yankee Candle Company and Pamplin Historical Park. For shopping fun, head to Williamsburg Premium Outlets or Historic Downtown Mall. Get out of town with these interesting Richmond side-trips: Charles City (Berkeley Plantation & Shirley Plantation) and Petersburg National Battlefield Park (in Petersburg). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Virginia Holocaust Museum, steep yourself in history at St. John's Episcopal Church, and take an in-depth tour of Tredegar Iron Works.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Richmond online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Washington DC to Richmond in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Raleigh.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Charles City, Petersburg, Historic Downtown Mall
Highlights from your plan
Pamplin Historical Park ©
Pamplin Historical Park
Berkeley Plantation ©
Berkeley Plantation
Virginia Holocaust Museum ©
Virginia Holocaust Museum

4
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Discover out-of-the-way places like North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and Historic Oakwood. Shop till you drop at State Farmers Market and Lafayette Village. Step out of Raleigh to go to Mebane and see Tanger Outlets, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Raleigh route planner .

You can take a bus from Richmond to Raleigh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Raleigh are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Raleigh

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Tanger Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Historic Oakwood
Historic Oakwood
State Farmers Market ©
State Farmers Market

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. On the 11th (Wed), stroll through Avampato Discovery Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Capitol Market, then try to win big at Mardi Gras Casino, and finally browse for treasures at South Charleston Antique Mall. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of West Virginia Governor's Mansion, then get engrossed in the history at West Virginia State Museum, then ponder the world of politics at West Virginia State Capitol, and finally steep yourself in history at South Charleston Indian Mound.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Raleigh to Charleston in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Raleigh in October, things will get slightly colder in Charleston: highs are around 68°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

South Charleston, Mardi Gras Casino
Highlights from your plan
Avampato Discovery Museum ©
Avampato Discovery Museum
West Virginia State Museum ©
West Virginia State Museum
South Charleston Antique Mall ©
South Charleston Antique Mall

4
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Get some cultural insight at South Carolina State Museum and South Carolina Military Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden and University of South Carolina. Explore Columbia's surroundings by going to Francis Beidler Forest (in Harleyville) and Cyndi's Sweet Shoppe (in Aiken). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum and make a trip to Tunnel Vision Mural.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Columbia online route planner .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Columbia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Charleston in October: high temperatures in Columbia hover around 78°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cyndi's Sweet Shoppe, Francis Beidler Forest
Highlights from your plan

5
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Do your shopping at Jaemor Farms and Your Dekalb Farmers Market. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tellus Science Museum and Hay House. Venture out of the city with trips to Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain) and Ocmulgee National Monument (in Macon). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, look for gifts at Buford Highway Farmers Market, and listen to music at Fox Theatre.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Atlanta route app .

Traveling by flight from Columbia to Atlanta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Atlanta are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Macon, Buford Highway Farmers Market, Stone Mountain Park, Tellus Science Museum, Jaemor Farms
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Tellus Science Museum ©
Tellus Science Museum

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nights
Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab & Aquarium. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Tallahassee Museum and then stop by Bradley's Country Store.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tallahassee travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Tallahassee takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta in October, you will find days in Tallahassee are a bit warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

Gulf Specimen Marine Lab & Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Tallahassee Museum ©
Tallahassee Museum
Bradley's Country Store ©
Bradley's Country Store

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nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 24th (Tue), examine the collection at The MOOseum, steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Montgomery Zoo, and finally browse for treasures at Prattville Pickers.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Montgomery trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tallahassee to Montgomery in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Montgomery

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Prattville Pickers
Highlights from your plan
Prattville Pickers ©
Prattville Pickers
The MOOseum ©
The MOOseum

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nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oak Alley Plantation and Grace Episcopal Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Audubon State Historic Site and Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Baton Rouge: Tanger Outlet Gonzales (in Gonzales) and Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery (in Covington). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Downtown.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge visit planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Montgomery to Baton Rouge takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Baton Rouge can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint Francisville, Oak Alley Plantation, Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery, Tanger Outlets Gonzales
Highlights from your plan
Tanger Outlets Gonzales ©
Tanger Outlets Gonzales
Audubon State Historic Site ©
Audubon State Historic Site

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nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Medgar Evers Home Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): try your luck at Ameristar Casino Vicksburg, stop by Renaissance at Colony Park, and then have fun and explore at Mississippi Children's Museum.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jackson trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Baton Rouge to Jackson in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 56°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Jackson

Nightlife Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Ridgeland, Ameristar Casino Vicksburg
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Children's Museum ©
Mississippi Children's Museum
Medgar Evers Home ©
Medgar Evers Home
Renaissance at Colony Park ©
Renaissance at Colony Park

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