60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 5 nights
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
9
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
10
San Francisco
— 5 nights
11
Seattle
— 4 nights
12
Glacier National Park
— 6 nights

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©
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: walk around Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New York City. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

5
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The Pentagon ©
The Pentagon

2
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 4th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, thenwalk around Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, thenmeet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and then get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chicago day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Chicago are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park
Millennium Park

7
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Shoshone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Black Sand Basin, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker app.

You can fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Chicago, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

5
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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Spend the 13th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with National Park Float Trips, trek along Taggart Lake, explore the striking landscape of String Lake, and contemplate the waterfront views at Snake River.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Park Float Trips ©
National Park Float Trips
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

4
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 18th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip tool.

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Mulholland Drive, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and wander the streets of The Strip.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Las Vegas hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

7
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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
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 28th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and trot along with Canyon Trail Rides.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool.

You can 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. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are cooler with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Sep 24 — Oct 1:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

6
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and hike along Lembert Dome.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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San Francisco

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are much hotter with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
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Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and stroll through Alki Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Seattle online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Seattle reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
On the 18th (Sun), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall, and take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Seattle in October, things will get slightly colder in Glacier National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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