60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Jose
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  13​h
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  8​h 45​min
10
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: San Jose

6
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Will Rogers State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Bergamot Station). Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: stroll through Santa Monica State Beach, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

San Jose, Costa Rica to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Jose to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from San Jose in November, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

7
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and North Dome. Visiting Glacier Point and Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park will get you outdoors. On the 16th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, trek along Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. In November, Yosemite National Park is much colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 14°C and lows of -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach will get you outdoors. Attractions like Ghirardelli Square and Fort Funston National Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Gray Whale Cove State Beach (in Half Moon Bay) and Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma). There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Union Square, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

Plan trip to San Francisco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Gray Whale Cove State Beach, Petaluma Seed Bank
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kailua Beach Park and Diamond Head State Monument. Get outdoors at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Banzai Pipeline (in Pupukea), Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Waimea Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapiolani Regional Park, and browse the different shops at Ala Moana Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Banzai Pipeline, Polynesian Cultural Center, Turtle Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Get in touch with nature at Wailea Beach and Kapalua Beach. Attractions like Ka'anapali Beach and Napili Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Lahaina with a short trip to Ulua Beach in Wailea, about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at D.T. Fleming Beach Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Honokeana Bay, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip maker .

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kapalua, Wailea, Honokeana Bay
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

5
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Escape the urban bustle at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Kilauea Iki Trailhead. Kids will appreciate attractions like Swim with Dolphins and Kahaluu Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Big Island Bees (in Captain Cook), Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail & Devastation Trail) and Honaunau (Honaunau Bay & Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park). There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at Mauna Lani Resort , head outdoors with Keauhou Bay Adventures, kick back and relax at Honl Beach, and explore the striking landscape of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. December in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Honaunau, Kahaluu Beach, Big Island Bees, Mauna Lani Resort
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Swim with Dolphins
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead

7
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.
Visiting Canyon Village Marketplace and North Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Verkamp's Curios and Lookout Studio. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. On the 8th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: stroll through Rim Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, get outside with Shoshone Point, and hike along Tonto Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kailua-Kona in December: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 8°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

6
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Do your shopping at The Strip and Barneys New York. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (16°C), and nights are much warmer (4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

6
nights
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.
Attractions like Grand Teton and Gibbon Falls make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mount Washburn. Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and stroll through Artist Point.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in December; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach -5°C and lows reach -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Norman Landsberg. Get in touch with nature at Bronx Zoo and The Golf Club at Chelsea Piers. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Empire State Building, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and go all around town with Narwhal Yacht Charters.

To plan New York City vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. In December, New York City is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

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 ©

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