60 days in California & United States Itinerary

60 days in California & United States Itinerary

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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Boston
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Savannah
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San Diego

— 3 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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Marston House Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Black's Beach.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego holiday builder website.

Atlanta to San Diego is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, San Diego is slightly colder than Atlanta - with highs of 73°F and lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Montana Avenue, examine the collection at Paley Center for Media, visit Golden Triangle, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles travel website.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 4 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with The Strip, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 103°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos · Fun & Games · Shopping · Parks

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 16th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along Rim Trail, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and cruise along Cape Royal.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, hike along Four Mile Trail, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (79°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Venture out of the city with trips to Clos du Bois (in Geyserville), Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery, Alexander Valley Vineyards, &more) and Ace It Bike Tours (in Windsor). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, learn about winemaking at VGS Chateau Potelle, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, hike along Inspiration Point, and take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile, admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, and get in on the family fun at Fox in a Box Chicago.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago tour planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Chicago to be much hotter, around 67°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can fly to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

Niagara Falls

— 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally trek along Niagara Gorge Trail.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls driving holiday planning site.

Fly from Chicago to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can fly to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Boston

— 4 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Heritage Museums & Gardens), Rhode Island Red Food Tours (in Newport) and John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum (in Hyannis). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Light Beach, walk around Rose Kennedy Greenway, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and take in panoramic vistas at Skywalk Observatory.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Boston road trip site.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Boston are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, browse the collection at Library of Congress, and get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC vacation maker site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can fly to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Key West

— 4 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Get out of town with these interesting Key West side-trips: Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort (in Little Torch Key). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Key West travel tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 81°F in Key West. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Orlando

— 3 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.
Pack the 27th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 28th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip maker website.

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Orlando when traveling from Key West in July, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 29th (Thu), wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at Ghost Coast Distillery. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of The Point, examine the collection at Pat Conroy Literary Center, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally walk around Forsyth Park.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Orlando to Savannah in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.