60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

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Boston
— 6 nights
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Portland
— 1 night
Bus to Logan International Airport, Fly to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 1 day
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Indianapolis
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Bend
— 2 nights
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Napa
— 5 nights
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Healdsburg
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 8 nights

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Boston

— 6 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester), The Breakers (in Newport) and Plymouth (Mayflower II & Brewster Gardens). There's much more to do: engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, stop by North End, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and take a stroll through Beacon Hill.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary builder website.

Provincetown to Boston is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Portland

— 1 night

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Portland online trip builder.

Drive from Boston to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in October, Portland is little chillier at night with lows of 43°F. On the 5th (Tue), you're off to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Niagara Falls

— 1 day

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures and then try your luck at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Portland to Niagara Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Outdoors · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Indianapolis

— 2 nights

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
On the 6th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Indianapolis Zoo and then admire the natural beauty at The Miller House and Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Hopwood Cellars Winery.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Indianapolis trip planning website.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Indianapolis in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Indianapolis, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb) and SaltTreeYoga (in Ottawa). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chicago vacation planner.

You can fly from Indianapolis to Chicago in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In October in Chicago, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Rapid City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Rapid City

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 12th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bear Country USA. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City and then do a tasting at Firehouse Wine Cellars.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip site.

Fly from Chicago to Rapid City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rapid City when traveling from Chicago in October, with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Seattle

— 4 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.
Take a break from Seattle with a short trip to ILovekickboxing in Kirkland, about 40 minutes away. Dedicate the 17th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of History & Industry.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip tool.

Getting from Rapid City to Seattle by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapid City to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rapid City in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 50°F in Seattle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Bend.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Bend

— 2 nights
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at Shibui Spa, and then wander the streets of City of Sisters. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Deschutes National Forest and then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bend trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Bend takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Bend, with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Napa.

Things to do in Bend

Nature · Parks · Spas · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Napa

— 5 nights

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Calistoga (Castello di Amorosa & Sterling Vineyards) and Prager Winery & Port Works (in St. Helena). Dedicate the 20th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Napa online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Bend to Napa in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bend in October, expect Napa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 77°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Healdsburg

— 6 nights
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Healdsburg: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Spas (in Calistoga). Dedicate the 25th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Healdsburg online day trip planner.

You can drive from Napa to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Healdsburg sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Tours · Spas · Nature

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 2nd (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stop by Marina District, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Healdsburg to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. When traveling from Healdsburg in October, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours · Parks

Yosemite National Park

— 6 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Ascent Spa in Fish Camp (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Tioga Pass, hike along Mariposa Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, and explore the striking landscape of Pioneer Yosemite History Center.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 19°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 11th (Thu), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour planning app.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, things will get much hotter in Los Angeles: highs are around 76°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 6 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.
On the 15th (Mon), do a day of sightseeing from above with a helicopter tour. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try your luck at New York New York Casino, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planning app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 68°F and lows at 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 8 nights
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 23rd (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along Rim Trail, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center, and get great views at Pima Point.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 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. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 54°F, while nights are colder with lows around 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

Oregon travel guide

4.4
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.