60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Albuquerque
— 5 nights
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Santa Fe
— 7 nights
3
Taos
— 7 nights
4
Bend
— 6 nights
5
Newport
— 3 nights
6
Astoria
— 3 nights
7
Portland
— 7 nights
8
Medora
— 4 nights
9
Regent
— 1 night
10
Bismarck
— 4 nights
11
Des Moines
— 6 nights
12
Dubuque
— 6 nights

5
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Explore hidden gems such as New Mexico Jeep Tours and San Felipe de Neri Church. Take a break from the city and head to El Malpais National Monument and The Stables at Tamaya. Venture out of the city with trips to Jemez Springs (Jemez Springs Bath House & Jemez Hot Springs: Home of The Giggling Springs). The adventure continues: hike along La Luz Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Albuquerque Biological Park.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip planner.

Austin to Albuquerque is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Austin in August, things will get slightly colder in Albuquerque: highs are around 88°F and lows about 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Jemez Springs, El Malpais National Monument, The Stables at Tamaya
Highlights from your plan
El Malpais National Monument ©
El Malpais National Monument
New Mexico Jeep Tours ©
New Mexico Jeep Tours

7
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Get in touch with nature at Pecos National Historical Park and Plaza Blanca. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Fe: Valles Caldera National Preserve (in Jemez Springs), Bradbury Science Museum (in Los Alamos) and Ghost Ranch (in Abiquiu). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Dale Ball Trails, learn and have fun at Vision Quest Western Horseback Rides & Lessons, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Santuario de Chimayo, and explore the world behind art at San Miguel Chapel.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Fe, with lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Taos.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Abiquiu, Pecos National Historical Park, El Santuario de Chimayo, Valles Caldera National Preserve, Bradbury Science Museum
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park
Valles Caldera National Preserve ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve

7
nights
Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Step out of the city life by going to Red River Ski & Summer Area and Horseback Riding Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church and Williams Lake. Change things up with these side-trips from Taos: Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Angel Fire), Goose Lake Trail (in Red River) and Philmont Scout Ranch (in Cimarron). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wild Rivers Recreation Area, see the interesting displays at La Hacienda del los Martinez, admire the masterpieces at Taos Art Museum, and relax and float downstream with Far Flung Adventures.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Taos online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Taos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, things will get little chillier in Taos: highs are around 79°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Bend.

Things to do in Taos

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Red River, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Francesca's Clothing Boutique, Philmont Scout Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Far Flung Adventures ©
Far Flung Adventures
Philmont Scout Ranch ©
Philmont Scout Ranch
Red River Ski & Summer Area ©
Red River Ski & Summer Area

6
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Newberry National Volcanic Monument and Tumalo Falls. Escape the urban bustle at Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint and Sahalie and Koosah Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bend: Sisters (McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop & City of Sisters). The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, cast your line with a fishing tour, explore the striking landscape of Deschutes National Forest, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lava River Cave.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bend trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Taos to Bend by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Taos to Bend. In August, daytime highs in Bend are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sisters, Trail to Benham Falls
Highlights from your plan
Sparks Lake ©
Sparks Lake
Deschutes National  Forest
Deschutes National Forest
Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©
Newberry National Volcanic Monument

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yachats coastline and Devil's Churn. Get outdoors at Nye Beach and South Beach State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Hobbit Trail (in Florence) and Thor's Well (in Yachats). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with Marine Discovery Tours, cruise along Otter Crest Loop, and immerse yourself in nature at Seal Rock State Wayside.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bend to Newport by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Bend in September, expect nights in Newport to be somewhat warmer, around 50°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Seal Rock State Wayside, Otter Crest Loop, Hobbit Trail
Highlights from your plan
South Beach State Park ©
South Beach State Park
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Marine Discovery Tours ©
Marine Discovery Tours

3
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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hug Point State Park and Astoria Oregon Riverwalk. Take a break from the city and head to Oswald West State Park and The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks. Step out of Astoria with an excursion to Nehalem Bay State Park in Nehalem--about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Goonies House, stroll around Seafarers' Park, and steep yourself in history at Lewis & Clark Salt Works.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Astoria trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Astoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Lewis & Clark Salt Works, Nehalem Bay State Park, Seafarers' Park
Highlights from your plan
Nehalem Bay State Park ©
Nehalem Bay State Park
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

7
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Escape the urban bustle at Silver Falls State Park and Mount Hood. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Willamette Valley and Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks), Hood River Lavender Farms (in Hood River) and Salem (Enchanted Forest Theme Park & Salem Railroad Station). There's lots more to do: race across the water with Willamette Jetboat Excursions, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forest Park, explore the activities along Trillium Lake, and hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portland online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Astoria to Portland in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 55°F. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Medora.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hood River, Government Camp, Salem, Mt. Hood National Forest, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Silver Falls State Park ©
Silver Falls State Park

4
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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like South Unit and Painted Canyon Overlook. Get outdoors at North Unit and Little Missouri National Grassland. There's still lots to do: get great views at Badlands Overlook, trot along with Medora Riding Stables, examine the collection at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, and take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Mores State Historic Site.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Medora trip builder app.

You can fly from Portland to Medora in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Medora due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in September, things will get slightly colder in Medora: highs are around 70°F and lows about 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Regent.

Things to do in Medora

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Highlights from your plan
South Unit ©
South Unit
North Unit ©
North Unit
Little Missouri National Grassland ©
Little Missouri National Grassland

1
night
Regent

Regent ©
Regent is a city in Hettinger County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Enchanted Highway.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Regent trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Medora to Regent by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 46°F. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bismarck.

Things to do in Regent

Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway

4
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum and Scandinavian Heritage Park. Visiting Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park and Keelboat Park will get you outdoors. Explore Bismarck's surroundings by going to The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center (in Washburn) and Roosevelt Park Zoo (in Minot). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Missouri River, appreciate the history behind Buffalo Statue, get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, and ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Bismarck tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Regent to Bismarck takes 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Regent to Bismarck is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Bismarck are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Minot, The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Highlights from your plan
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Keelboat Park ©
Keelboat Park

6
nights
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to High Trestle Trail and Margo Frankel Woods State Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Capitol Building and Historic Park Inn Hotel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Des Moines: Stockman House Museum (in Mason City), Klokkenspel (in Pella) and West Branch (Herbert Hoover National Historic Site & Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Gray's Lake Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Blank Park Zoo, don't miss a visit to Paragon Prairie Tower, and steep yourself in history at North River Stone Schoolhouse.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Des Moines travel route builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bismarck to Des Moines. Traveling from Bismarck in September, Des Moines is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dubuque.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Mason City, Winterset, Ames, West Branch, High Trestle Trail
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building
Margo Frankel Woods State Park ©
Margo Frankel Woods State Park
Gray's Lake Park ©
Gray's Lake Park

6
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Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. Take a break from the city and head to Pikes Peak State Park and Maquoketa Caves State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Eagle Point Park and Mines of Spain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubuque: Old City Hall Gallery (in Maquoketa), Effigy Mounds National Monument (in Harpers Ferry) and Motor Mill Historic Site (in Elkader). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Dubuque Museum of Art, learn about winemaking at Stone Cliff Winery, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubuque online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Des Moines to Dubuque by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Des Moines in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dubuque, with lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubuque

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cedar Rapids, Decorah, Pikes Peak State Park, Old City Hall Gallery, Effigy Mounds National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Pikes Peak State Park ©
Pikes Peak State Park
Dunnings Spring Park ©
Dunnings Spring Park
Maquoketa Caves State Park ©
Maquoketa Caves State Park

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