60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 6 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, go for a walk through The High Line, and take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City road trip site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New York City. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Sea the City Jet Ski Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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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.
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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planning tool.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Washington DC hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
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 wildlife, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, and admire the sheer force of Spruce Flats Falls.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip builder tool.

You can fly from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday planner.

Fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in June: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 103°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 21st (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, hike along Rim Trail, and explore and take pictures at Bright Angel Point.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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.
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, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip app.

Do a combination of bus and flight 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. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle holiday planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, tour the pleasant surroundings at Inspiration Point, and hike along Trout Lake Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Spend the 26th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: hike along Taggart Lake, admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls, take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road, and explore and take pictures at Teton Park Road.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake
National Park Float Trips ©
National Park Float Trips

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Chicago

Chicago ©
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, stroll around Grant Park, get in on the family fun at Fox in a Box Chicago, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chicago route website.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, expect warmer with lows of 67°F in Chicago. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Oak Park
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park
Millennium Park

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