60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary maker

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Washington DC
— 8 nights
Fly to Norfolk, Drive to Corolla
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Corolla
— 3 nights
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
Drive
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Charleston
— 6 nights
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Beaufort
— 3 nights
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Hilton Head
— 5 nights
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Asheville
— 5 nights
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Bryson City
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 9 nights
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Los Angeles
— 10 nights
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Washington DC

— 8 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery) and Gettysburg (Devils Den & Gettysburg National Military Park). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Washington DC journey planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Washington DC is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In May, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Corolla.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Corolla

— 3 nights
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Corolla is known for wildlife, historic sites, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, stroll through Currituck Beach, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Back Country Safari Tours, and relax and rejuvenate at Corolla Yoga.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Corolla day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Corolla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Manteo, Roanoke Island

— 2 nights
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. On the 27th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Island Farm, make a trip to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, and then explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Paradise Dolphin Cruises and then sample the fine beverages at Outer Banks Distilling.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Manteo road trip planner.

You can drive from Corolla to Manteo in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Manteo

Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach

— 4 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Myrtle Beach: Murrells Inlet (Huntington Beach State Park & Brookgreen Gardens), Sacred Willow Spa (in Calabash) and Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry (in Southport). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach, and experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Manteo to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In May, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Transportation · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Charleston

— 6 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Change things up with a short trip to The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens, surround yourself with nature on Charleston Fossil Adventures, and explore the galleries of Fort Sumter National Monument.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston trip planner.

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Charleston sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Beaufort

— 3 nights
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Beaufort is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Point, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Beaufort National Cemetery.

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You can drive from Charleston to Beaufort in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Beaufort sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Beaufort

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Hilton Head

— 5 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Hilton Head is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get outside with Forecast Charters, wander the streets of Old Town Bluffton, and go for a stroll along the water at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head trip planning website.

Drive from Beaufort to Hilton Head in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to fly to Asheville.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Asheville

— 5 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Get out of town with these interesting Asheville side-trips: Pisgah National Forest (in Pisgah Forest), Zipline (in Lake Lure) and Maggie Valley (Waterrock Knob & Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, admire the sheer force of DuPont State Recreational Forest, and take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville road trip site.

Getting from Hilton Head to Asheville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hilton Head in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Asheville, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bryson City.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Bryson City

— 4 nights
The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Bryson City side-trips: Highlands (Bridal Veil Falls & Dry Falls) and Santeetlah Lake (in Robbinsville). And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, get engrossed in the history at Swain County Heritage Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteside Mountain, and take a memorable drive along Cherohala Skyway.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryson City online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Bryson City takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to New Orleans.

Things to do in Bryson City

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 9 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, examine the collection at Cabildo, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans tour itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Bryson City to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much hotter evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Bryson City in June, with lows around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Los Angeles

— 10 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills), Anaheim (Radiator Springs Racers, Redwood Creek Challenge Trail, &more) and San Diego (San Diego Model Railroad Museum, Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA), &more). Pack the 8th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and stroll around Beverly Gardens Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.

Coastal South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens · Beaches