60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Custer
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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St. Augustine
— 3 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 4 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Marathon
— 2 nights
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Shuttle to Miami, Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
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Honolulu, Oahu

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shark Diving and Iolani Palace. Escape the urban bustle at Kailua Beach Park and Koko Crater Railway Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, hike along Diamond Head State Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu road trip planning website.

Perth, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Perth to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Perth in July, with highs in Honolulu at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Lahaina, Maui

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Relax by the water at Napili Beach and Wailea Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Haleakala Crater and Zipline. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia), Helicopter Tours (in Kahului) and Maui Tropical Plantation (in Wailuku). There's still lots to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, trek along Kapalua Coastal Trail, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and enjoy the sand and surf at Makena Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lahaina holiday planner.

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In July in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Horseback Riding Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Faithful and Grand Loop Road. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Bunsen Peak, stroll through Lost Lake Trail, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online journey planner.

You can fly from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park in 14.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Lahaina in July, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Custer

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road and then hike along Presidential Trail.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Custer online travel planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Custer by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect Custer to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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New York City

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at New York Public Library and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planning website.

You can fly from Custer to New York City in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Custer to New York City due to the time zone difference. In July, New York City is somewhat warmer than Custer - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arlington National Cemetery and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Mall. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery & Gettysburg National Military Park). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC journey planning site.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bush's Visitor Center and Smoky Mountain Knife Works. Get in touch with nature at Cades Cove and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Clingmans Dome & Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail) and Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend). The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls, walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In July in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Olde Pink House, take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church, then contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Old Fort Jackson, visit a coastal fixture at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Savannah trip planner.

You can fly from Gatlinburg to Savannah in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. July in Savannah sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, then kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hilton Head online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Savannah to Hilton Head by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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St. Augustine

St. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Mission of Nombre de Dios. You'll get in some beach time at St. Augustine Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet), Fort Clinch State Park (in Fernandina Beach) and Ormond Beach (in Ormond Beach). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, admire the landmark architecture of Old Jail, deepen your understanding at Flagler College, and examine the collection at Lightner Museum.

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Drive from Hilton Head to St. Augustine in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or fly. August in St. Augustine sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Panama City Beach

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Get outdoors at Panama City Beach and AJ's Water Adventures. Explore hidden gems such as St. Andrews State Park and Florida Caverns State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Panama City Beach: Santa Rosa Beach (in Santa Rosa Beach), Fort Walton Beach (Okaloosa Island & Air Force Armament Museum) and Bear Creek Feline Center (in Panama City). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Navarre Beach, stroll through Henderson Beach State Park, browse the different shops at Pier Park, and do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Panama City Beach trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daytime highs in Panama City Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Key West

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.
Visit Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dry Tortugas National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Vandenberg Wreck, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Key West road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Panama City Beach to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in August, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

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Marathon

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, explore the gorgeous colors at Sombrero Reef, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park, and finally snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Marathon trip planner.

Getting from Key West to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Marathon sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bright Angel Trail and Inner Canyon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like South Kaibab Trail and Mather Point. The adventure continues: trek along Rim Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planning website.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Marathon to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marathon in August: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yosemite, Tunnel View and Vernal Fall. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and trek along North Dome.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.