60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Joplin
— 3 nights
Fly to Rapid City Regional Airport, Drive to Sturgis
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Sturgis
— 1 night
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Minneapolis
— 3 nights
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Detroit
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Fly
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Boston
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
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Cleveland
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 6 nights
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Albuquerque
— 4 nights
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Wisconsin Dells

— 1 night

Waterpark Capital of the World

Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
On the 5th (Mon), get your game on at Capones Old Time Pic. Studio and then contemplate the waterfront views at Namekagon River. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Wisconsin River, then admire the verdant scenery at Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Baraboo Riverwalk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells travel itinerary planner.

Madison to Wisconsin Dells is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, and engage your brain at Field Museum.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chicago sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Chicago in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, Chicago is a bit warmer than Wisconsin Dells - with highs of 59°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Joplin.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Joplin

— 3 nights
Joplin or is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Missouri. Get out of town with these interesting Joplin side-trips: Bella Vista (Back 40 & Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel), Bluff Dwellers Cave (in Noel) and Bentonville (Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Museum of Native American History, &more). There's much more to do: walk around Cunningham Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Frisco Greenway Trail, and steep yourself in history at Bonnie and Clyde's Joplin Garage Apartment Hideout.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Joplin trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Chicago to Joplin in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in April; daily highs in Joplin reach 68°F and lows reach 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sturgis.

Things to do in Joplin

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Sturgis

— 1 night
Sturgis is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. On the 14th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Old Fort Meade Museum, examine the collection at Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Black Hill National Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Sturgis online road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joplin to Sturgis. Traveling from Joplin in April, things will get little chillier in Sturgis: highs are around 52°F and lows about 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Sturgis

Museums · Historic Sites

Minneapolis

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Minneapolis: Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo (in Byron) and Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial (in Rochester). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mill Ruins Park, and walk around Lebanon Hills Regional Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Minneapolis tour website.

Drive from Sturgis to Minneapolis in 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Detroit

— 3 nights

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Detroit: Toledo Museum of Art (in Toledo), The 577 Foundation (in Perrysburg) and Flint Institute of Arts (in Flint). There's much more to do: make a splash at Seymour Lake Township Park, get a new perspective on nature at Cranbrook Institute of Science, stop by Shinola Bicycles, and take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Memorial Center.

Plan trip to Detroit with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Detroit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Detroit. In April in Detroit, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 3 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.
Step out of Niagara Falls with an excursion to Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica in Lackawanna--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, stroll the grounds of Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, and examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls road trip planning website.

You can drive from Detroit to Niagara Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Boston

— 5 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, and explore the engaging exhibits at Boston Children's Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Boston travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Boston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Boston sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip tool.

Fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 5 nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Arlington to see Mount Vernon Trail about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planning tool.

Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Pittsburgh

— 3 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Pittsburgh: Fellows Riverside Gardens (in Youngstown), Round Hill Park (in Elizabeth) and McConnells Mill State Park (in Portersville). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, get curious at Carnegie Science Center, admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Anthony Chapel.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Washington DC in May since evenings lows in Pittsburgh dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Cleveland

— 3 nights

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cleveland: Beartown Lakes Reservation (in Chagrin Falls), Headwaters Trail (in Mantua) and John Johnson Home (in Hiram). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, stroll around Lake Metroparks Farmpark, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascade Valley Park, and make a trip to Canopy Walk & Emergent Tower.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Cleveland visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Cleveland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nashville

— 4 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Echo River (in Mammoth Cave National Park), Diamond Caverns (in Park City) and Onyx Cave (in Cave City). There's much more to do: stroll around Chickasaw Trace County Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Crockett Park, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville trip website.

Traveling by flight from Cleveland to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cleveland to Nashville. While traveling from Cleveland, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nashville, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Orlando

— 6 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 22nd (Sat) at Discovery Cove. There's much more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, find something for the whole family at Magic Kingdom Park, and admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Orlando road trip app.

You can fly from Nashville to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in May, things will get a bit warmer in Orlando: highs are around 88°F and lows about 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks

New Orleans

— 5 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, and get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online route planner.

Fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Orlando, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Albuquerque

— 4 nights

Duke City

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Albuquerque: Jemez Mountains (in Jemez Springs), Cochiti Pueblo (Canyon Trail & Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument) and Bandelier National Monument (in Los Alamos). And it doesn't end there: get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, examine the collection at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, identify plant and animal life at Cibola National Forest, and let little ones run wild at A Park Above.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Albuquerque day trip planning tool.

Getting from New Orleans to Albuquerque by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in May: highs in Albuquerque hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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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.