60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
3
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
7
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly
10
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
11
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
12
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
13
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
14
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive
15
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Seattle, Fly to Juneau
16
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly
17
Anchorage
— 4 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3

New York City

— 4 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: go for a walk through Central Park, walk around The High Line, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and don't miss a visit to Times Square.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New York City tour itinerary planner.

Krakow, Poland to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Krakow to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Krakow in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:

Washington DC

— 4 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: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:

Orlando

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Orlando by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Orlando are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 4 nights

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for parks, nature, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Roaring Fork, hike along Alum Cave Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, and stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in July, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:

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 16th (Sat): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get your game on at Fox in a Box Chicago, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, then stroll around Milton Lee Olive Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Chicago road trip planning app.

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Chicago by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Yellowstone National Park

— 6 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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning site.

Fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Chicago, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 23:

Grand Teton National Park

— 4 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.
Spend the 24th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: hike along Taggart Lake, don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, and cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip planning website.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:

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.
On the 29th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at New York New York Casino, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas route planning site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

San Diego

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and then appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect nights in San Diego to be slightly colder, around 23°C, while days are cooler, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

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 8th (Mon), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, get great views at Valley View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip website.

Explore your travel options from San Diego to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from San Diego in August, plan for cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 12:

San Francisco

— 3 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: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

Glacier National Park

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, and then hike along Swiftcurrent Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park online holiday builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to Glacier National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Glacier National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Seattle

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get outside with Outdoor Activities, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and finally admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip planning app.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Olympic National Park

— 3 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, stroll through Ozette Loop Hike, hike along Hoh River Trail, and admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get little chillier in Olympic National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:

Juneau

— 2 nights

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls, then get great views at Goldbelt Mount Roberts Tramway, and finally get outside with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Juneau trip site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Olympic National Park to Juneau takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Olympic National Park to Juneau is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Olympic National Park in August, plan for little chillier days in Juneau, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to fly to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

Anchorage

— 4 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.
Make the 26th (Fri) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, and steep yourself in history at Alaska Native Heritage Center.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Anchorage trip website.

You can fly from Juneau to Anchorage in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Anchorage are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:

United States travel guide

4.5
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.