60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, Fly to Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Page
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Moab
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 31 nights
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Los Angeles

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site.

Brussels, Belgium to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Brussels in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, around 11°C, while days are much warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 26th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, trek along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 8°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Page

— 1 night

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then stroll through Horseshoe Bend, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Page driving holiday website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December since evenings lows in Page dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Monument Valley

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design, see Off-Road Tours, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Monument Valley travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Page to Monument Valley by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, Monument Valley is a bit cooler than Page - with highs of 5°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

Moab

— 4 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace & Delicate Arch), The Blue Pig Gallery (in Palisade) and Grand Junction (Enstrom's & Children's Nature Center). On the 1st (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, admire the verdant scenery at Castle Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, and explore and take pictures at Scenic Byway of Highway 128.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Moab day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -11°C in Moab. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 5th (Tue), trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, get great views at Inspiration Point, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Paria View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): hike along Navajo Loop Trail, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, hike along Queen's Garden Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Farview Point.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park online day trip planner.

You can drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Moab in January since evenings lows in Bryce Canyon National Park dip to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 2 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.
On the 7th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then have fun at Paris Las Vegas, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In January, Las Vegas is much warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 9th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, then cruise along Artists Dr, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Golden Canyon.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park day trip app.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 2 nights

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Big Baldy, then get interesting insight from Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, and then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park visit planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. In January, daytime highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Yosemite National Park

— 2 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 12th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall. On the next day, get great views at Washburn Point, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip app.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in January, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (7°C), and nights are cooler (-12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and finally stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco visit planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Yellowstone National Park

— 1 night

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.
On the 16th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Norris Geyser Basin, then take in the awesome beauty at Roaring Mountain, and finally explore the striking landscape at Artists Paintpots. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elephant Back Mountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Lehardy's Rapids, and then identify plant and animal life at Yellowstone River Picnic Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around -5°C and lows are around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Glacier National Park

— 31 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Glacier National Park side-trips: The Polebridge Mercantile (in Polebridge), Browning (Museum of the Plains Indian & Blackfeet Indian Reservation) and DeBoo's Ranch Adventures (in Valier). On the 28th (Thu), hike the day away at Highline Trail. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Swiftcurrent Pass Hike, hike along Cracker Lake Hike, surround yourself with nature on Sun Tours, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftcurrent Mountain.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park road trip planning website.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 0°C and lows reach -10°C. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.