62 days in United States Itinerary

62 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Queenstown
Fly + Bus:  9 h 30 min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ringoes
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Ocean City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Chicago
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 45 min
6
Sandwich
— 5 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Taxi:  9 h
7
Canon City
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Laporte
— 5 nights
Drive:  13 h 15 min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
10
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
11
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
12
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h
13
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Queenstown

5
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Bronx Zoo. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Queenstown, New Zealand to New York City is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -17 hour difference. 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 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ringoes.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

4
nights
Ringoes

Ringoes ©
Ringoes is an unincorporated community located within East Amwell Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. Attractions like Fireman's Hall and Diggerland make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ringoes: Spruce Street Harbor Park (in Philadelphia), Kids Castle (in Doylestown) and Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom (in Allentown). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, admire the artistry at The Paint Party Studio, and relax in the rural setting at Howell Living History Farm.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ringoes journey planner.

You can drive from New York City to Ringoes in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ocean City.

Things to do in Ringoes

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, Kids Castle, The Paint Party Studio, Howell Living History Farm
Highlights from your plan
Diggerland ©
Diggerland
Kids Castle ©
Kids Castle
Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm ©
Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm

3
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Kids will enjoy Funland and Wildwood Boardwalk. And it doesn't end there: fly like a bird with Inlet Sea Doos, take in the waterfront at Oceanic Fishing Pier, stop by The Kite Loft, and make a splash at Frontier Town.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ocean City travel route app.

Traveling by car from Ringoes to Ocean City takes 3.5 hours. July in Ocean City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Ocean City

Theme Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Funland, Wildwood Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Funland ©
Funland
Wildwood Boardwalk ©
Wildwood Boardwalk
Inlet Sea Doos ©
Inlet Sea Doos

5
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and get lost in a book at Library of Congress.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Scott's Run Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Family-friendly places like Shedd Aquarium and Lincoln Park Zoo will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll around Grant Park, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and engage your brain at Field Museum.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chicago online trip builder.

Getting from Washington DC to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect Chicago to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 22°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sandwich.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

5
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Family-friendly places like Sandwich Glass Museum and Corn Hill Beach will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Brewster Store (in Brewster), Seagull Beach (in West Yarmouth) and Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Brewster Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at Putter's Paradise, and trek along Cape Cod Rail Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandwich trip planner.

Getting from Chicago to Sandwich by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Sandwich is 1 hour. In July in Sandwich, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Plymouth, West Yarmouth, Brewster Store, Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, Edward Gorey House
Highlights from your plan
Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Brewster Gardens ©
Brewster Gardens

4
nights
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and Battlefield Colorado. When in Canon City, make a side trip to see Climbing Tours in Colorado Springs, approximately Colorado Springs away.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Canon City trip website.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Sandwich to Canon City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Sandwich to Canon City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sandwich in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Canon City, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 1st (Mon), you'll travel to Laporte.

Things to do in Canon City

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Colorado Springs, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Climbing Tours

5
nights
Laporte

Laporte is a census-designated place in Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Family-friendly places like Open Air Adventure Park and Water World will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Laporte side-trips: Colorado Cherry Company (in Loveland), Estes Park (Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures & Horseback Riding Tours) and Cozy Cow Store and Longview Creamery (in Windsor). There's more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Valmont Bike Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Laporte online trip builder.

You can drive from Canon City to Laporte in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Canon City in August, Laporte is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. On the 6th (Sat), you're off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Laporte

Outdoors Tours Theme Parks

Side Trips

Estes Park, Colorado Cherry Company, Water World, Valmont Bike Park, Cozy Cow Store and Longview Creamery
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Open Air Adventure Park ©
Open Air Adventure Park
Water World ©
Water World

5
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Grand Canyon National Park to Supai to see Havasu Falls about 1h 05 min away. On the 7th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Mather Point, get interesting insight from Grand Canyon Conservancy, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Laporte to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Laporte in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Havasu Falls
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

5
nights
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: get curious at California Science Center, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and get your bearings at Annenberg Community Beach House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and catch a live performance at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. In August, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

5
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Family-friendly places like Space Needle and The Museum of Flight will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, walk around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

Plan my day in Seattle using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Seattle hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium

3
nights
Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Attractions like Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and Alaska Native Heritage Center make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, make a trip to The Ulu Factory, and tour in style with a train tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Anchorage road trip app.

You can fly from Seattle to Anchorage in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Anchorage. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get little chillier in Anchorage: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kincaid Park ©
Kincaid Park
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

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