60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Keystone
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— Few hours
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Springdale
— 2 nights
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Bryce
— 1 night
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Torrey
— 1 night
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
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Beatty
— 1 night
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Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Cambria
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— Few hours
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Clarksdale
— 1 night
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Vicksburg
— 1 night
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Natchez
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 1 day

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, browse for treasures at The Farmer's Daughter, thenget engrossed in the history at South Dakota State Railroad Museum, thenexplore the activities along Horse Thief Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Keystone trip planner.

Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Keystone

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hill City
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
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The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
South Dakota State Railroad Museum ©
South Dakota State Railroad Museum
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Las Vegas takes 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. Traveling from Keystone in July, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Springdale.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 23rd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Watchman Trail, take in the exciting artwork at Worthington Gallery, and then view the masterpieces at David J West Gallery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Springdale, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Springdale in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Springdale: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bryce.

Things to do in Springdale

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Zion National Park
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
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Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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Bryce

Bryce ©
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): hike along Navajo Loop Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, hike along Queen's Garden Trail, thentake in breathtaking views at Ponderosa Canyon, thensee a world frozen in time at Widtsoe Ghost Town, and finally shop like a local with Ruby's Inn.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Bryce trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Springdale to Bryce in 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Springdale in July: high temperatures in Bryce hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Ruby's Inn
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Ponderosa Canyon ©
Ponderosa Canyon
Ruby's Inn ©
Ruby's Inn

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Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. On the 26th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Fruita Schoolhouse, explore the striking landscape at Water Pocket Fold, contemplate the long history of Behunin Cabin, thenhike along Sunset Point Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimney Rock Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Torrey vacation site.

You can drive from Bryce to Torrey in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Torrey can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Water Pocket Fold ©
Water Pocket Fold
Behunin Cabin ©
Behunin Cabin
Fruita Schoolhouse ©
Fruita Schoolhouse

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bret Edge Photography Gallery and Gallery Moab LCA. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Moab Rock Shop and Tom Till Gallery. And it doesn't end there: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, trek along Balanced Rock Trail, don't miss a visit to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Moab trip builder site.

You can drive from Torrey to Moab in 3 hours. In July, Moab is somewhat warmer than Torrey - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Double Arch
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Off-Road Tours

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 30th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Far View Sites, explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, don't miss a visit to Park Point, hike along Spruce Canyon Trail, thensee the interesting displays at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Square Tower House.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Mesa Verde National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Moab in July: high temperatures in Mesa Verde National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Parks Trails
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Far View Sites ©
Far View Sites
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House
Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum ©
Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, thensee Off-Road Tours, and then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley travel planner.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. In July in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Tours
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 1st (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Powell Museum, pause for some photo ops at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, explore the activities along Lake Powell, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Rock Beach, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Page trip planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Page: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell
Powell Museum ©
Powell Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stroll around Indian Garden, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, get great views at Lookout Studio, thenexamine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, thenget a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, thenget great views at Shoshone Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Moran Point.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Page in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Museum-lovers will appreciate Titanic and The National Atomic Testing Museum. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston) and Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave). Enjoy Las Vegas some more: get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. In August, Las Vegas is much hotter than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Titanic ©
Titanic
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Death Valley National Park, with lows of °C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Beatty.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
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Beatty

Beatty ©
Beatty is an unincorporated town along the Amargosa River in Nye County in the U.S. On the 8th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Beatty Museum & Historical Society and then contemplate the long history of Bullfrog-Rhyolite Cemetery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Beatty sightseeing app.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Beatty in an hour. In August in Beatty, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Beatty

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Beatty Museum & Historical Society ©
Beatty Museum & Historical Society
Bullfrog-Rhyolite Cemetery ©
Bullfrog-Rhyolite Cemetery

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at McGee Creek, play a few rounds at Sierra Star Golf Club, tour the pleasant surroundings at Earthquake Fault, thenhike along Mammoth Crest Trail, and finally stop by Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mammoth Lakes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Beatty to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Beatty in August, plan for slightly colder days in Mammoth Lakes, with highs around °C, while nights are much colder with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes ©
Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes
Earthquake Fault ©
Earthquake Fault
Sierra Star Golf Club ©
Sierra Star Golf Club

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and El Capitan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yosemite Falls and Yosemite Valley Loop Trail. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park takes 3.5 hours. In August in Yosemite National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lands End and Walt Disney Family Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, and stroll through Baker Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online travel planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Colton Hall Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Monterey State Historic Park, admire the masterpieces at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, thenadmire the landmark architecture of The Old Monterey Jail, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Path of History, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Breakwater.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Monterey tour planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cambria.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Monterey State Historic Park ©
Monterey State Historic Park
Breakwater ©
Breakwater
Colton Hall Museum ©
Colton Hall Museum

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Harmony Cellars, do a tasting at Moonstone Cellars, admire the majestic nature at Leffingwell Landing, thenidentify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal, and finally kick back and relax at Piedras Blancas.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Cambria travel planner.

Getting from Monterey to Cambria by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. While traveling from Monterey, expect much hotter days and about the same nights in Cambria, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

San Simeon, Harmony Cellars
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Leffingwell Landing ©
Leffingwell Landing
Harmony Cellars ©
Harmony Cellars

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Reagan Ranch Center, learn about winemaking at Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room, thenadmire the masterpieces at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and finally stop by Italian Pottery Outlet.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip app.

You can drive from Cambria to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. When traveling from Cambria in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Museums Wineries Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Barbara Museum of Art ©
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Reagan Ranch Center ©
Reagan Ranch Center
Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room ©
Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room

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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.
Visit Crystal Cove and Main Beach for some beach relaxation. The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Fashion Island (in Newport Beach) and Ruth Mayer Gallery (in Laguna Beach). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Santa Monica, Fashion Island, Norton Simon Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum

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San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and Carlsbad Village. Take a break from the city and head to Coronado Beach and Pacific Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad), Moonlight State Beach (in Encinitas) and Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, get some fabulous bargains at Las Americas Premium Outlets, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and visit Little Italy.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Diego journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Carlsbad, Moonlight State Beach, Del Mar City Beach, Coronado Beach
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Pacific Beach ©
Pacific Beach

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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.
Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ground Zero Museum Workshop and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, take a stroll through Greenwich Village, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 3:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at Benjamin Franklin Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Liberty Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fireman's Hall, thencontemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, and finally ponder the world of politics at City Hall Visitor Center. On your second day here, stop by Independence Mall, contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, thensteep yourself in history at Washington Square Park, thentake a stroll through Rittenhouse Square, and finally take in panoramic vistas at One Liberty Observation Deck.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:
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Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Smithsonian Institution Building and Washington National Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden.

Make your Washington DC itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, stop by Faubourg Marigny, and then look for gifts at Boutique du Vampyre.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Washington DC in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Faubourg Marigny ©
Faubourg Marigny
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie
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Boutique du Vampyre

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Birmingham

Birmingham
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from New Orleans to Birmingham in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Birmingham, with lows around °C. You will leave for Nashville on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Nightlife
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Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In September in Nashville, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Memphis on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Nashville

Nightlife Tours Parks
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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Get some cultural insight at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Get some historical perspective at Beale Street and Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, admire the landmark architecture of The Orpheum Theatre, stop by A. Schwab, and see the interesting displays at Metal Museum.

For maps and tourist information, you can read our Memphis vacation planner.

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Memphis when traveling from Nashville in September, with lows around °C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, thenexamine the collection at The Delta Blues Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Clarksdale trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Memphis to Clarksdale in 1.5 hours. September in Clarksdale sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping

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Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
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Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center ©
Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 17th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, get a taste of the local shopping with Attic Gallery, thensee the interesting displays at Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Yesterday's Children, and finally take an in-depth tour of Southern Heritage Air Foundation.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Clarksdale to Vicksburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, daytime highs in Vicksburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Southern Heritage Air Foundation
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Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum ©
Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum
Southern Heritage Air Foundation ©
Southern Heritage Air Foundation

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 18th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Stratton Chapel Gallery, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, thenstop by Darby's Famous Fudge, and finally make a trip to Choctaw Hall.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Natchez trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Natchez takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Choctaw Hall ©
Choctaw Hall
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Darby's Famous Fudge ©
Darby's Famous Fudge

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
On the 19th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, take in the exciting artwork at Jamie Hayes Gallery, thenput a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner.

You can drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Natchez in September since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church
Garden District ©
Garden District
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

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