60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Seattle, Bus to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
Bus to Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Seattle
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Seattle
— 7 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive
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Monterey
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 9 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Moab
— 5 nights
Drive
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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Olympic National Park

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Visit Rialto Beach and Ruby Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Crescent Lake and Hoh River Trail. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Hurricane Ridge, stroll through Second Beach Trail, hike along High Divide, and take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park holiday site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Olympic National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Olympic National Park. In November, Olympic National Park is much colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Seattle

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.
Explore hidden gems such as LeMay - America's Car Museum and Sky View Observatory. Get outdoors at Whatcom Falls Park and Puget Sound Express. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Tacoma (Washington State History Museum & 5 Mile Drive & Trails), Fairhaven Historic District (in Bellingham) and Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Seattle Center, walk around Discovery Park, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Pop Culture.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Seattle day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Charles M. Schulz Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Exploratorium. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Safari West (in Santa Rosa), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Jack London State Historic Park (in Glen Ellen). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Lincoln Park, take a stroll through Union Square, and contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planning app.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Point Lobos and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Carmel River State Beach and Asilomar State Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Monterey side-trips: San Simeon (Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop & Hearst Castle) and Big Sur (Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, McWay Falls, &more). There's more to do: grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail and identify plant and animal life at Monarch Grove Sanctuary.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Monterey holiday planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In December, daytime highs in Monterey are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and El Capitan. Step out of the city life by going to Sentinel Dome and Mariposa Grove. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, look for all kinds of wild species at McGurk Meadow, stroll through Four Mile Trail, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park journey builder.

Getting from Monterey to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5 hours. When traveling from Monterey in December, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 9°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Los Angeles

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Indian Canyons and Santa Monica Bay. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palm Springs Air Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Museum of Flying) and Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, catch a movie at California Science Center, explore the world behind art at The Broad, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles visit planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In December, Los Angeles is much hotter than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Midway Museum and Mingei International Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lions, Tigers & Bears and La Jolla Shores Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December in San Diego, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Zion National Park

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zion National Park and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Step out of the city life by going to The Narrows and Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, stroll through Angel's Landing, and take some stellar pictures from Observation Point.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip itinerary app.

Fly from San Diego to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in December, expect nights in Zion National Park to be much colder, around -7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dead Horse Point State Park and Mesa Arch. Visiting Delicate Arch and Arches National Park will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Corona Arch, take a memorable tour with Tours, cruise along Potash Road, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Moab fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Moab in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in December: high temperatures in Moab hover around 3°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 5th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City tour site.

You can drive from Moab to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Moab in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake McDonald and Avalanche Lake. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Logan Pass and Swiftcurrent Mountain. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, get outside with Swiftcurrent Pass Hike, take in the dramatic scenery at St.Mary Falls, and stroll through Piegan Pass.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Glacier National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in January: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 0°C and lows are around -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

California travel guide

4
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.

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.