60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Lake George
— 1 night
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Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 6 nights
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Green Bay
— 6 nights
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Minneapolis
— 5 nights
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Keystone
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 9 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 6 nights
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Boise
— 2 nights
Fly to Seattle, Bus to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 8 nights
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Ferry to Pier 50 Seattle Dock, Fly to Philadelphia, Bus to Cape May
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Cape May
— 4 nights
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Lake George

— 1 night

Queen of the American Lakes

A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lake George Distilling Company, then enjoy the sand and surf at Schroon Lake Town Beach, and then head outdoors with Square Eddy Expeditions. On the next day, indulge your taste buds at Hoppy Trails Brew Bus.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lake George road trip planning app.

New York City to Lake George is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lake George, with lows of 47°F. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Lake George

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park

— 2 nights

First Eastern National Park

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, then trek along Gorham Mountain Trail, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Little Hunters Beach. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain and then hike along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Acadia National Park tour itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Lake George to Acadia National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. Traveling from Lake George in May, expect nights in Acadia National Park to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are slightly colder, around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Niagara Falls

— 5 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Visiting Cave of the Winds and Niagara Jet Adventures will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica and Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site. Explore Niagara Falls' surroundings by going to 21 Brix Winery (in Portland), Buffalo (Forest Lawn & North Buffalo) and Liberty Vineyards Winery (in Sheridan). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Soma Cura Wellness Center, see the interesting displays at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Acadia National Park to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Acadia National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Niagara Falls: highs are around 70°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Pittsburgh

— 2 nights

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, then make a trip to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, then examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and finally wander the streets of Strip District. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Birdsfoot Golf Club and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Pittsburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. May in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Golf · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Chicago

— 6 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Visit Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Chicago side-trips: SaltTreeYoga (in Ottawa), Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb) and Metal Monkey Brewing (in Romeoville). The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chicago attractions app.

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Chicago in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pittsburgh to Chicago. In May, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly to Green Bay.

Things to do in Chicago

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Green Bay

— 6 nights

Home of the Packers

Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Take a break from the city and head to Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish and Blackwolf Run. Get some historical perspective at Holy Hill and Wade House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Green Bay: Horicon Marsh (in Mayville), St. Mary's Church (in Appleton) and Algoma (Bay Lake Charters LLC & Ahnapee Brewery). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Badger State Brewing Company, tee off at Thornberry Creek at Oneida, and do a tasting at The Blind Horse Winery.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Green Bay day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Green Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chicago in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 46°F in Green Bay. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Green Bay

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Minneapolis

— 5 nights

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Escape the urban bustle at Baker Park Reserve and Stone Arch Bridge. Popular historic sites such as Historic Downtown Hastings and Watt Munisotaram are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to National Eagle Center (in Wabasha), Troy Burne Golf Club (in Hudson) and WineHaven Winery and Vineyard (in Chisago City). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at GetKnit Events, indulge your thirst for a good beer at 45th Parallel Spirits, take in the views from Wabasha Street Bridge, and wander the streets of Summit Avenue.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Minneapolis trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Green Bay to Minneapolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can fly to Keystone.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Keystone

— 3 nights

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Keystone: Custer (Black Hills National Forest, Needles Eye Tunnel, &more) and Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road, and learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Keystone road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Keystone takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Keystone due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Minneapolis in May: high temperatures in Keystone hover around 59°F and lows are around 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 9 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get some historical perspective at S Rim Trail and Fort Yellowstone Historic District. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Aurum Geyser, and hike along Fountain Paint Pot.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour builder site.

Fly from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Keystone in May, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 53°F and 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Grand Teton National Park

— 6 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Get some historical perspective at Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Transfiguration. Visiting Grand Teton and Jenny Lake Trail will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, cruise along Teton Park Road, explore the stunning scenery at Death Canyon, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Boise.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Boise

— 2 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): hike along Boise River Greenbelt, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then do a tasting at Telaya Wine Co.. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Hyde Park, then tee off at BanBury Golf Club, and then indulge your taste buds at Winery Seekers Wine Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Boise trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Boise in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, expect Boise to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Outdoors · Wineries · Golf · Tours

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 8 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Get outdoors at Ruby Beach and Murhut Falls. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach, admire the sheer force of Bunch Creek Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, and trek along Hurricane Ridge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Olympic National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boise to Olympic National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Boise to Olympic National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boise in June, expect Olympic National Park to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Cape May

— 4 nights

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Cape May Lighthouse and Emlen Physick Estate. Step out of the city life by going to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Cape May City Beaches. Get out of town with these interesting Cape May side-trips: Spas & Wellness (in Sea Isle City), Downtown Ocean City (in Ocean City) and Atlantic City (Borgata Casino & Atlantic City Boardwalk). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Sunset Beach, stroll through Poverty Beach, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bucket Brigade Brewery.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cape May online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Cape May by combination of ferry, flight, and bus takes about 15.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, subway, bus, car, and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In June, Cape May is somewhat warmer than Olympic National Park - with highs of 78°F and lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.