60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

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Washington DC
— 7 nights
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Asheville
— 5 nights
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Bryson City
— 5 nights
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New Orleans
— 9 nights
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Hilton Head
— 5 nights
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Beaufort
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 6 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
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Corolla
— 3 nights
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New York City
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Washington DC

— 7 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.
Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Shenandoah National Park to see Old Rag Mountain Hike about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Washington DC visit planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Washington DC is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Zurich to Washington DC. In May, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Asheville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Asheville

— 5 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to DuPont State Recreational Forest (in Cedar Mountain), Maggie Valley (Waterrock Knob & Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum) and Pisgah Forest (Cradle of Forestry & Pisgah National Forest). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, learn the secrets of beer at BREW-ed, sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, and take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Asheville journey maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Asheville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Asheville. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Bryson City.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Bryson City

— 5 nights
The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bryson City: Old Cardinal Gem Mine (in Franklin) and Highlands (Bridal Veil Falls, Dry Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, get engrossed in the history at Swain County Heritage Museum, make a trip to Three Waterfalls Hike, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteside Mountain.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bryson City route builder.

You can drive from Asheville to Bryson City in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to New Orleans.

Things to do in Bryson City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, take a stroll through Garden District, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

Make your New Orleans itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Bryson City to New Orleans by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. Traveling from Bryson City to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bryson City in June, plan for much hotter nights in New Orleans, with lows around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Hilton Head.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, view the masterpieces at Nash Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross, and hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hilton Head travel route website.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Hilton Head takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Hilton Head, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Beaufort

— 2 nights
Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): walk around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, then see the interesting displays at Pat Conroy Literary Center, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, take a stroll through The Point and then stroll the grounds of Beaufort National Cemetery.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Beaufort day trip site.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Beaufort in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Charleston

— 6 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
When in Charleston, make a side trip to see The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw, approximately Awendaw away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, get a dose of the wild on Charleston Fossil Adventures, enjoy the sand and surf at Sullivan's Island Beach, and steep yourself in history at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Beaufort to Charleston in 1.5 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 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

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: Fort Fisher State Recreation Area (in Kure Beach), Brookgreen Gardens (in Murrells Inlet) and Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry (in Southport). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach trip maker.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Museums · Outdoors · Transportation · Tours

Side Trips

Manteo, Roanoke Island

— 2 nights
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with Paradise Dolphin Cruises and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Outer Banks Distilling. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Island Farm, then make a trip to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Manteo trip planner.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Manteo in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In June in Manteo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Corolla.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Wildlife

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: get a dose of the wild on Back Country Safari Tours, visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, kick back and relax at Currituck Beach, and stroll through Currituck Banks Reserve.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Corolla visit planner.

Traveling by car from Manteo to Corolla takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Corolla are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

New York City

— 11 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Philadelphia (University of Pennsylvania, Franklin Square, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City visit planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Corolla to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · 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