60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Anchorage
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New York City

— 5 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 Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our New York City visit planner.

Brussels, Belgium to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In September, New York City is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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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, get a sense of history and politics at White House, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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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: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Chicago tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 3.5 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 in Chicago, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums
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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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and explore the activities along Firehole River.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing website.

Getting from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chicago in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Grand Teton National Park

— 3 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 21st (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon, and admire all the interesting features of Teton Park Road.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip builder app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 3°C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), 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 · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Grand Canyon National Park

— 6 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 24th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Yaki Point, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park route maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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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, shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Fun & Games
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Los Angeles

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 4th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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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 (Fri), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip app.

Drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Glacier National Park

— 5 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.
On the 19th (Tue), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, and trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online tour planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Glacier National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Glacier National Park, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Seattle

— 3 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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in October; daily highs in Seattle reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Tours
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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.
Make the 27th (Wed) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Kincaid Park, get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Anchorage trip planner.

Fly from Seattle to Anchorage in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in October; daily highs in Anchorage reach 8°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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.