60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Red Rock
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Blue Ridge
— 1 day
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Brandywine
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 7 nights
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Chicago
— 7 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 9 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
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Portland
— 5 nights
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Newport
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Castello di Amorosa. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Marshall’s Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Stephen & Walker Winery (in Healdsburg). There's lots more to do: hike along Lands End, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco visit planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Auckland to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

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Lands End ©
Lands End
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Monterey day trip planning app.

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. July in Monterey sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Get in touch with nature at Yosemite, Tunnel View and El Capitan. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, and trek along Panorama Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. While traveling from Monterey, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): cruise along Artists Dr, then explore the activities along Badwater Basin, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Dante's View.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are warmer (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Red Rock.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Dr
Artists Dr

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Red Rock

Red Rock
To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Red Rock trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Death Valley National Park to Red Rock. The time zone difference when traveling from Death Valley National Park to Red Rock is 1 hour. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, Red Rock is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. You will leave for Blue Ridge on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Red Rock

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Botetourt County, Virginia, United States. Start your trip to Blue Ridge by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Red Rock to Blue Ridge. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Brandywine.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Nature · Parks · Nightlife · Breweries & Distilleries

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Brandywine

Brandywine ©
Brandywine is the name of an unincorporated area in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, that refers both to a census-designated place (CDP) and a zip code area which is much larger (20613), whose areas overlap. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at George Washington's Mount Vernon and Matapeake Clubhouse and Beach. Step out of the city life by going to North Beach and Breezy Point Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brandywine: Running Hare Vineyard (in Prince Frederick) and The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum (in Chesapeake Beach). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, learn about winemaking at Robin Hill Farm and Vineyards, and contemplate the long history of Surratt House Museum.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Brandywine trip itinerary website.

Getting from Blue Ridge to Brandywine by car takes about 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Brandywine

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

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George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary ©
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
Surratt House Museum ©
Surratt House Museum

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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.
Visit Arlington National Cemetery and Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens for their historical value. Let the collections at National Gallery of Art and Gettysburg Museum of History capture your imagination. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to The Winery at La Grange (in Haymarket), Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Jennie Wade House, learn about all things military at U.S. Naval Academy, see the interesting displays at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip tool.

You can drive from Brandywine to Washington DC in an hour. Traveling from Brandywine in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Let the collections at Harley-Davidson Museum and Milwaukee Art Museum capture your imagination. Visit Pabst Mansion and Chicago Riverwalk for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Farnsworth House (in Plano), Starved Rock State Park (in Utica) and Westclox Museum (in Peru). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Indiana Dunes State Park, admire the masterpieces at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, walk around Whirlpool Compass Fountain, and get a new perspective on nature at Milwaukee Public Museum.

Plan my day in Chicago using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. In August in Chicago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

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Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. Step off the beaten path and head to Old Faithful and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Explore Yellowstone National Park's surroundings by going to Grand Teton National Park (String Lake, Jenny Lake Trail, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Monument Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, trek along Trout Lake Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Norris Geyser Basin ©
Norris Geyser Basin
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Going-to-the-Sun Road and Logan Pass. Visiting Avalanche Lake and Lake McDonald will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, hike along Piegan Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Highline Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park journey maker app.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Lake McDonald ©
Lake McDonald
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Multnomah Falls and Astoria Column. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Astoria (Columbia River Maritime Museum & Fort Clatsop National Memorial) and Cannon Beach (Oswald West State Park & Ecola State Park). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portland travel route planner.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Portland by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, Portland is a bit warmer than Glacier National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach, then admire all the interesting features of Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Newport road trip website.

You can drive from Portland to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Newport is a bit cooler than Portland - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

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