60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  7​h
1
Houston
— 14 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Tampa
— 13 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Durham
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Wilson
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Sanford
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Robbinsville
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h
7
Rye
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Salt Lake City
— 12 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Seattle

14
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site. Columbia Historical Museum and City by the Sea Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: Danish Heritage Museum (in Danevang), Matagorda County Museum (in Bay City) and Wharton (Wharton County Museum & 20th Century Technology Museum). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Brazosport Museum of Natural Science, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church High Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Washington-on-the-Brazos, and make a trip to St Martins Catholic Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Houston route builder site .

Seattle to Houston is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in January, with highs in Houston at 63°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Beaumont, La Grange, Schulenburg, Round Top, College Station
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13
nights
Tampa

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Your inner history buff will appreciate De Soto National Memorial and Manatee Village Historical Park. Get in touch with nature at Nokomis Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampa: Floral City (Floral City Heritage Museum and Country Store & Florida Artists Gallery), Sarasota (Ca d'Zan Mansion, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, & more) and Homosassa (Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial & Pepper Creek Pottery). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manasota Key Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Florida National Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, and get engrossed in the history at Tampa Bay History Center.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tampa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Houston to Tampa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Tampa. In February, daily temperatures in Tampa can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Sarasota, Homosassa, St. Petersburg, Crystal River, Floral City
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
De Soto National Memorial ©
De Soto National Memorial
Nokomis Beach ©
Nokomis Beach

7
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Get outdoors at Occoneechee Orange Speedway and Beaverdam Recreation Area. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duke University Chapel and Bennett Place Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Durham side-trips: Raleigh (North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Artspace, & more), Person County Museum of History (in Roxboro) and William C Lee Airborne Museum (in Dunn). There's much more to do: engage your brain at Museum of Life + Science, examine the collection at The Carolina Basketball Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Town Cemetery, and admire the masterpieces at Cary Arts Center.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Durham online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tampa to Durham takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tampa in February: highs in Durham hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Wilson.

Things to do in Durham

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, Wake Forest, William C Lee Airborne Museum
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Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel
North Carolina Museum of History ©
North Carolina Museum of History
The Carolina Basketball Museum ©
The Carolina Basketball Museum

3
nights
Wilson

Wilson ©
Wilson is a city in and the county seat of Wilson County, North Carolina, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Calvary Episcopal Church and Ava Gardner Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Tar River Trail and Lake Wilson. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wilson: Louisburg (Laurel Mill & Alpaca Dreams), Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site (in Four Oaks) and Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center (in Rocky Mount). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at North Carolina Baseball Museum and explore and take pictures at Barton College.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Wilson sightseeing site .

Getting from Durham to Wilson by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February in Wilson, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Sanford.

Things to do in Wilson

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Rocky Mount, Louisburg, Ava Gardner Museum, Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, Calvary Episcopal Church
Highlights from your plan
Lake Wilson ©
Lake Wilson
Ava Gardner Museum ©
Ava Gardner Museum

2
nights
Sanford

Sanford ©
Sanford is a city in Lee County, North Carolina, United States. On the 2nd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at White Pines Nature Preserve, browse for treasures at French Connections, then view the masterpieces at Liquidambar Gallery and Gifts, and finally view the masterpieces at The Joyful Jewel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): play a few rounds at Carolina Trace Country Club and then identify plant and animal life at Hawk Manor Falconry.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sanford online itinerary builder .

Drive from Wilson to Sanford in 1.5 hours. March in Sanford sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Robbinsville.

Things to do in Sanford

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pittsboro, Hawk Manor Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Manor Falconry ©
Hawk Manor Falconry
White Pines Nature Preserve ©
White Pines Nature Preserve
Carolina Trace Country Club ©
Carolina Trace Country Club

1
day
Robbinsville

Robbinsville ©
Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Junaluska Museum, make a trip to Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, then relax in the rural setting at Wehrloom Honey, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Santeetlah Lake.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Robbinsville trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Sanford to Robbinsville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, daily temperatures in Robbinsville can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Rye.

Things to do in Robbinsville

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Santeetlah Lake ©
Santeetlah Lake
Junaluska Museum ©
Junaluska Museum
Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center ©

3
nights
Rye

Rye ©
Rye is a Statutory Town in Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bishop Castle and Sand Dunes Swimming Pool & RV. Escape the urban bustle at High Dune Trail and Little Medano Creek. Get out of town with these interesting Rye side-trips: South Zapata Lake (in Mosca), Mission: Wolf (in Gardner) and Mosca Pass Trail (in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve).

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rye road trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Robbinsville to Rye with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Robbinsville to Rye. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Robbinsville in March; daily highs in Rye reach 42°F and lows reach 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Rye

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, Mission: Wolf, South Zapata Lake, Sand Dunes Swimming Pool & RV
Highlights from your plan
Bishop Castle ©
Bishop Castle
Sand Dunes Swimming Pool & RV ©
Sand Dunes Swimming Pool & RV
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

12
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
You'll explore and learn at Hill Aerospace Museum and Springville Museum of Art. Popular historic sites such as Golden Spike National Historic Site and Logan Utah Temple are in your itinerary. Explore Salt Lake City's surroundings by going to Nordic Mountain (in Eden), Uinta County Museum (in Evanston) and Park City (Deer Valley Resort, Fatali Gallery, & more). On the 16th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Snowbasin Resort. There's lots more to do: fly down the slopes at Backcountry Snowmobiling, get a new perspective on nature at John Hutchings Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at Legends Vintage Motorcycles, and learn about all things military at John M. Browning Firearms Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Rye to Salt Lake City with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rye in March: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 58°F and lows are around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Park City, Ogden, Provo, Springville, Logan
Highlights from your plan
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling

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