60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary builder

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New York City
— 6 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Juneau
— 4 nights
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Anchorage
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
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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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, wander the streets of Times Square, and make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read New York City holiday planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in August, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Grand Teton National Park

— 2 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.
On the 22nd (Mon), trek along Taggart Lake, then hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, and then admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park route website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Grand Teton National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in August: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hayden Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Yellowstone National Park trip simple and quick.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Seattle

— 4 nights

Emerald City

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.
When in Seattle, make a side trip to see Discover Nature in Mount Rainier National Park, approximately Mount Rainier National Park away. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Seattle hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Juneau.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Juneau

— 4 nights

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, get outside with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Juneau trip maker app.

You can fly from Seattle to Juneau in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in September, with highs in Juneau at 16°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Anchorage

— 5 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Take a break from Anchorage with a short trip to Knik Glacier Tours in Palmer, about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Kincaid Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, get to know the resident critters at Alaska Zoo, and tour in style with a train tour.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Anchorage online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Juneau to Anchorage takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. September in Anchorage sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Anchorage to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Alaska Standard Time (AKST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Anchorage in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 6 nights
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Keep things going the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Neighborhoods

Grand Canyon National Park

— 7 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 1st (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, trot along with a tour on horseback, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. You'll set off for Chicago on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, stroll around Millennium Park, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Chicago, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums

Washington DC

— 6 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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

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Traveling by flight from Chicago to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Washington DC. While traveling from Chicago, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.