60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Keystone
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— Few hours
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Springdale
— 2 nights
4
Bryce
— 1 night
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Torrey
— 1 night
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
8
Monument Valley
— 1 night
9
Page
— 1 night
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
11
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
12
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
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Beatty
— 1 night
14
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
18
Cambria
— 1 night
19
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
20
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
21
San Diego
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— Few hours
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Birmingham
— 1 night
27
Nashville
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights
29
Clarksdale
— 1 night
30
Vicksburg
— Few hours
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Natchez
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 1 night

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On the next day, take in the pleasant sights at Sunday Gulch Trail, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Elk Peak, and finally hike along Little Devil's Tower Trail.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Keystone trip itinerary app.

Los Angeles to Keystone is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Keystone hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hill City, Custer, Black Elk Peak
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
South Dakota State Railroad Museum ©
South Dakota State Railroad Museum
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Charleston.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas route maker tool.

You can fly from Keystone to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In September, Las Vegas is much warmer than Keystone - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Springdale.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Charleston ©
Mount Charleston

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Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 15th (Tue), see Off-Road Tours and then take in the exciting artwork at David J West Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Springdale trip itinerary app.

Drive from Las Vegas to Springdale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Springdale. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Springdale, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bryce.

Things to do in Springdale

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Zion National Park
Highlights from your plan
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail

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Bryce

Bryce ©
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): trek along Navajo Loop Trail, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, thenhike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, thenexplore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, and finally stop by Ruby's Inn.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Springdale to Bryce takes 2 hours. Traveling from Springdale in September, things will get slightly colder in Bryce: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Ruby's Inn
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): admire the striking features of Fruita Schoolhouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Water Pocket Fold, contemplate the long history of Behunin Cabin, thentrek along Sunset Point Trail, and finally trek along Chimney Rock Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Torrey trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bryce to Torrey takes 2 hours. In September in Torrey, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
Highlights from your plan
Water Pocket Fold ©
Water Pocket Fold
Behunin Cabin ©
Behunin Cabin
Fruita Schoolhouse ©
Fruita Schoolhouse

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Double Arch. Get a sense of the local culture at Bret Edge Photography Gallery and Moab Museum. Step out of Moab with an excursion to Windows in Arches National Park--about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: trek along Park Avenue Trail, shop like a local with Tom Till Gallery, stroll through Bike Fiend, and stop by The T Shirt Shop.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Moab vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Torrey to Moab takes 3 hours. Traveling from Torrey in September, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Lions Park ©
Lions Park

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): delve into the distant past at Far View Sites, delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, explore the striking landscape at Square Tower House, see the interesting displays at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, thenhike along Spruce Canyon Trail, and finally make a trip to Park Point.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mesa Verde National Park trip planner.

Drive from Moab to Mesa Verde National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in September, Mesa Verde National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Square Tower House ©
Square Tower House
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House
Far View Sites ©
Far View Sites

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
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 23rd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stroll around Sandstone Tours, thensee Off-Road Tours, and finally examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monument Valley, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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Page

Page ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Powell Museum, thenexplore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Page trip builder.

Getting from Monument Valley to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Monument Valley in September, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Powell Museum ©
Powell Museum
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon

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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 25th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Moran Point, take some stellar pictures from Shoshone Point, thenget great views at Yaki Point, thenengage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, get great views at Lookout Studio, thenadmire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, thentake in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and finally walk around Indian Garden.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel planning tool.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in September, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are much colder with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Moran Point ©
Moran Point

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Museum-lovers will appreciate Shelby American Inc and The Mob Museum. Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Fort Mohave to see Willow Beach about 1h 10 min away. See some other sides of Las Vegas: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, see the interesting displays at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online attractions planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are much hotter (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Las Vegas in October since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Beatty.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks

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Beatty

Beatty ©
Beatty is an unincorporated town along the Amargosa River in Nye County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Beatty Museum & Historical Society and then stroll the grounds of Bullfrog-Rhyolite Cemetery.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Beatty sightseeing planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Beatty by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Beatty

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beatty Museum & Historical Society ©
Beatty Museum & Historical Society
Bullfrog-Rhyolite Cemetery ©
Bullfrog-Rhyolite Cemetery

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Mono Lake County Park, stop by Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes, thenstroll through Mammoth Crest Trail, and finally trek along Earthquake Fault.

Start your trip to Mammoth Lakes by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Beatty to Mammoth Lakes by car takes about 3.5 hours. While traveling from Beatty, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Mammoth Lakes, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Mono Lake County Park
Highlights from your plan
Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes ©
Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes
Mono Lake County Park ©
Mono Lake County Park
Earthquake Fault ©
Earthquake Fault

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Ansel Adams Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite Falls and Lembert Dome. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, hike along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, and make a trip to Pothole Dome.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online route maker.

Traveling by bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park takes 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum
Lands End ©
Lands End

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 10th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, stop by A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro, appreciate the history behind The Cannery Row Monument, kick back and relax at McAbee Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Breakwater, and finally make a trip to San Carlos Cathedral.

Plan a Monterey trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Monterey are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Breakwater ©
Breakwater
A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro ©
A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). On the 11th (Sun), look for gifts at Artifacts Gallery, kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Leffingwell Landing, thenidentify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cambria road trip app.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Cambria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in October: highs in Cambria hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

San Simeon
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Leffingwell Landing ©
Leffingwell Landing

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market, see the interesting displays at Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, identify plant and animal life at Douglas Family Preserve, thenstroll through Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, thenshop like a local with State Street Underpass, and finally do a tasting at Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room.

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You can drive from Cambria to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. When traveling from Cambria in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Santa Barbara, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve
Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room ©
Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum ©
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at LA Farmers' Market and The Americana at Brand. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Venture out of the city with trips to Ocean Avenue (in Santa Monica) and The Getty Villa (in Malibu). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get curious at California Science Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

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Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in October, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum, The Americana at Brand, The Getty Villa
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Escape the urban bustle at Coronado Beach and Point Loma. Museum-lovers will appreciate Maritime Museum of San Diego and San Diego Model Railroad Museum. Get out of town with these interesting San Diego side-trips: South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad) and Moonlight State Beach (in Encinitas). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Mormon Battalion Historic Site, buy something for everyone on your list at Fashion Valley, and kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego route planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October in San Diego, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South Carlsbad State Beach, Moonlight State Beach, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ground Zero Museum Workshop and New York Public Library. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at SoHo and Chelsea Market. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum, don't miss a visit to Ellis Island, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to New York City by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 26th (Mon), you're off to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Benjamin Franklin Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Liberty Museum, thenponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at City Hall Visitor Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masonic Temple, take an in-depth tour of Fireman's Hall, thencontemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Independence Seaport Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia online travel planner.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Philadelphia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Independence Mall ©
Independence Mall
National Liberty Museum ©
National Liberty Museum

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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.
Get some cultural insight at National Museum of African American History and Culture and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Capitol Hill and Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and then stop by Boutique du Vampyre.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans visit site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: highs in New Orleans hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Old New Orleans Rum Distillery ©
Old New Orleans Rum Distillery
Boutique du Vampyre ©
Boutique du Vampyre

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Birmingham

Birmingham
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Birmingham road trip site.

Getting from New Orleans to Birmingham by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Birmingham, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. You will leave for Nashville on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Nightlife

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Nashville

Nashville
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip builder tool.

You can drive from Birmingham to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Nightlife Tours Parks

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Metal Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stax Museum of American Soul Music and The Peabody Ducks. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Beale Street, stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery, look for gifts at A. Schwab, and take an in-depth tour of Mud Island.

Before you visit Memphis, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. November in Memphis sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to Clarksdale.

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Southland Park Gaming and Racing
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Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, thentake an in-depth tour of The Delta Blues Museum, thenmake a trip to The Crossroad, and finally steep yourself in history at Hopson Plantation Commissary.

Before you visit Clarksdale, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Clarksdale takes 1.5 hours. November in Clarksdale sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vicksburg.

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Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
Hopson Plantation Commissary ©
Hopson Plantation Commissary

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vicksburg day trip app.

You can drive from Clarksdale to Vicksburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Clarksdale, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vicksburg, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You will leave for Natchez on the 8th (Sun).

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Museums Historic Sites Parks

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Choctaw Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple B'nai Israel, and then explore the world behind art at Stratton Chapel Gallery.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Natchez trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Natchez takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

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Choctaw Hall ©
Choctaw Hall
Temple B'nai Israel ©
Temple B'nai Israel

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, visit Faubourg Marigny, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Jamie Hayes Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. While traveling from Natchez, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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Garden District ©
Garden District
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church

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