60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive to Lovell Field, Fly to Orlando International Airport
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
Train
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New York City
— 7 nights
Fly
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Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Anaheim
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Fly to Lovell Field, Drive to Fort Payne

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Orlando

— 5 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Kids will enjoy Beach at Daytona Beach and St. Augustine Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Wekiwa Springs State Park (in Apopka), Mala Compra Mountain Bike Trail (in Palm Coast) and St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park (in St. Augustine). Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make an unforgettable trip to World of Disney, cool off at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, and walk around Lake Eola Park.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip builder website.

Fort Payne to Orlando is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Fort Payne to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Fort Payne in May, with highs in Orlando at 88°F and lows at 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 6 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arlington National Cemetery and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Gettysburg Diorama, Dobbin House Tavern, &more), Annapolis Historic District (in Annapolis) and Baltimore (The Walters Art Museum, Historic Ships in Baltimore, &more). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, contemplate the long history of Gari Melchers Home and Studio, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of The Rising Sun Tavern.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Orlando, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

New York City

— 7 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Met Cloisters. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Jenkinson's Aquarium (in Point Pleasant Beach), Bay Head Beach (in Bay Head) and Allenhurst Beach Club (in Allenhurst). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, stop by Greenwich Village, examine the collection at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City day trip site.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chicago Riverwalk and Baha'i House of Worship. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Art Institute of Chicago and Field Museum. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Cantigny Park (in Wheaton), Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs) and Riverwalk Lot (in Naperville). There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, identify plant and animal life at Sarett Nature Center, and admire the masterpieces at Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Chicago trip site.

You can fly from New York City to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago. June in Chicago sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Venture out of the city with trips to Chapel of the Sacred Heart (in Moose) and Grand Teton National Park (Inspiration Point, Cascade Canyon, &more). There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, get impressive views of Mud Volcano, and trek along Monument Geyser Basin.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planner.

Fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Chicago in June, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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.
Bring the kids along to The Museum of Flight and Seattle Public Library. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and Museum of History & Industry. Venture out of the city with trips to Tacoma (LeMay - America's Car Museum, Chihuly Bridge of Glass, &more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Seattle hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like California State Railroad Museum and Lands End. Visiting Alcatraz Island and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Santa Cruz (Mitchell's Cove Beach, West Cliff Drive, &more), Muir Beach (in Muir Beach) and Sacramento (Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum, Crocker Art Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Exploratorium, delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, and immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 7 nights
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 Mariposa Grove. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Pioneer Yosemite History Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Rainbow Pool (in Groveland), Stanislaus National Forest (in Hathaway Pines) and Mariposa (Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail, Mariposa Museum and History Center, &more). There's still lots to do: get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and hike along May Lake Trailhead.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Anaheim

— 4 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Let the collections at Lyon Air Museum and The Disney Gallery capture your imagination. Visit Salt Creek Beach and Huntington State Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anaheim: Dana Point (Dana Strands Beach, Baby Beach, &more), Huntington Beach (Huntington Dog Beach & Orange County Coast) and Laguna Beach (Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Victoria Beach, &more). The adventure continues: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park, kick back and relax at Little Corona Beach, enjoy some diversion at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail, and stroll through The Wedge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim route planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect much hotter with lows of 68°F in Anaheim. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get in touch with nature at Off-Road Tours and Spring Mountains Visitor Center. Get a sense of the local culture at The LINQ Promenade and The Strip. Venture out of the city with trips to St. George (St. George Temple & Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Anaheim in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 104°F and lows reach 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 7 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Explore hidden gems such as North Rim Visitor Center and South Kaibab Trail. Appreciate the collections at Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Rim Trail, get great views at Mather Point, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and hike along Hermit Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 84°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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.