60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 6 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
7
Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
9
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
10
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights

5
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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to New York City is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. June in New York City sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Sea the City Jet Ski Tours
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in the waterfront at Navy Pier, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

Plan a Chicago trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 21:
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Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park
Millennium Park

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Spend the 22nd (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: trek along Taggart Lake, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, explore the activities along String Lake, and admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Chicago to Grand Teton National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Teton National Park. When traveling from Chicago in June, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 72°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 27:
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake
National Park Float Trips ©
National Park Float Trips

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 4:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle travel planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, get great views at Valley View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park planning app.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 20:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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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 21st (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, admire all the interesting features of Bright Angel Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 52°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for wildlife, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome, identify plant and animal life at Cades Cove, and hike along Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park road trip tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Great Smoky Mountains National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park reach 87°F and lows reach 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC vacation maker app.

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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