59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route builder

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to New Orleans
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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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, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online tour planner.

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Brisbane in December, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. On the 7th (Fri), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, admire all the interesting features of Pioneer Yosemite History Center, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (7°C), and nights are much colder (-12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Las Vegas

— 5 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at New York New York Casino, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums

Side Trips

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Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and trek along Rim Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park route maker.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -11°C. You'll set off for New Orleans on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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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 trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, see the interesting displays at Cabildo, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and stop by Garden District.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans takes 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January: highs in New Orleans hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can fly to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Orlando

— 5 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.
Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to Stetson Mansion in DeLand, about 50 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 26th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 25th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando road trip planning website.

Getting from New Orleans to Orlando by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Key West

— 3 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Key West is known for museums, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, and take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens.

To plan Key West vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Orlando to Key West by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Orlando in January, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC online itinerary planner.

Fly from Key West to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Key West in February, expect Washington DC to be cooler, temps between 10°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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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: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February in New York City, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

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Chicago

— 3 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, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the striking features of Marquette Building, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chicago attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 2°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to San Diego.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego travel route planning site.

Fly from Chicago to San Diego in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to San Diego. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in February; daily highs in San Diego reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

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Los Angeles

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 22nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online trip maker.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can fly to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Honolulu, Oahu

— 4 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, approximately Kailua away. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, and go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Los Angeles to Honolulu by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in February: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

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United States travel guide

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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.