60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+4
Drive + Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  10​h 45​min
4
Provincetown
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
7
Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
13
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip maker website .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Honolulu to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Manoa Falls ©
Manoa Falls

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
For shopping fun, head to Chihuly Garden and Glass or Pioneer Square. Visiting Murhut Falls and Alki Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Pike Place Market, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Seattle takes 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Seattle is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in July, things will get little chillier in Seattle: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Murhut Falls
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Washburn and Yellowstone National Park. Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

4
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
You'll explore and learn at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Salt Pond Visitor Center. Take a break from the city and head to Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Provincetown side-trips: Corporation Beach (in Dennis) and Eastham (Nauset Light Beach & Coast Guard Beach). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Long Point, stroll through Herring Cove Beach, and do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and ferry from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Provincetown, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Provincetown, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, Marconi Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Head to Fifth Avenue and Josefinasfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, go for a walk through Central Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City vacation planner.

You can fly from Provincetown to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Provincetown in July, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Get some historical perspective at Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Step out of Gatlinburg to go to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and see Ramsey Cascades, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In July in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 1st (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, take in a show at Hopi House, and see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to Grand Canyon National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Gatlinburg in July, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip 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. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Popular historic sites such as El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tolerance, and take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

6
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.
For shopping fun, head to Ansel Adams Gallery or Yosemite Museum Gallery. Visiting Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome will get you outdoors. Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and identify plant and animal life at North Dome.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip tool .

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 and bus. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero for their historical value. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Visit Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Kahaluu Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Swim with Dolphins and Mauna Kea Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Papakōlea Green Sand Beach (in Naalehu) and Volcano Art Center (in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip builder tool .

You can fly from San Francisco to Kailua-Kona in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Kailua-Kona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Kailua-Kona to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 29°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Kahaluu Beach, Mauna Kea Beach, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach

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