60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
— 7 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
3
Seattle
— 4 nights
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
7
Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 7 nights

7
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Get in touch with nature at Sea the City Jet Ski Tours and Weir Farm National Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum (in Bridgeport), Pequonnock River Trail (in Trumbull) and Norwalk River Valley Trail (in Wilton). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, take a leisurely stroll along Coney Island, stroll through The High Line, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

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Philadelphia to New York City is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Jersey City, Queens, Wilton, Coney Island
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

6
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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Garden Wall and Museum of the Plains Indian. Visiting Grinnell Glacier and Highline Trail will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to DeBoo's Ranch Adventures (in Valier) and Browning (Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village & Blackfeet Indian Reservation). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park, and trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online attractions planner.

You can fly from New York City to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from New York City to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Browning, DeBoo's Ranch Adventures
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Triad River Tours and Hurricane Ridge. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pioneer Square. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area (in Olympia), Bellingham (Whatcom Falls Park, South Bay Trail, &more) and Camano Island (Iverson Spit Waterfront Preserve & Canopy Tours Northwest). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Bellingham, Camano Island, Rocky Brook Falls Trail, Mercer Slough Nature Park
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:
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Triad River Tours ©
Triad River Tours
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

5
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Mount Tamalpais State Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Sonoma Canopy Tours (in Occidental), Tule Elk Preserve (in Point Reyes National Seashore) and Santa Rosa (Safari West & Donelan Family Wines). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Exploratorium, take a stroll through SoMa, walk around Golden Gate Park, and shop like a local with Union Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker app.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Mill Valley, Marin County, St. Helena, Santa Rosa
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 29:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Sonoma Canopy Tours ©
Sonoma Canopy Tours

7
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yosemite Valley Chapel and Ansel Adams Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. Explore Yosemite National Park's surroundings by going to Bodie State Historic Park (in Bridgeport) and Ascent Spa (in Fish Camp). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

California, Bodie State Historic Park, Ascent Spa
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 5:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

7
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bright Angel Point and Hermit's Rest. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and North Rim Visitor Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Canyon National Park: Dinosaur Tracks (in Tuba City) and Supai Indian Village (in Supai). Next up on the itinerary: trek along North Kaibab Trail, take a memorable drive along Cape Royal, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Tusayan, Dinosaur Tracks, Supai Indian Village
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 12:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
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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.
Visiting Grand Teton and Amphitheater Lake will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Murie Centre and Chapel of the Transfiguration. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with National Park Float Trips, cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, explore and take pictures at Teton Park Road, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park online trip maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Grand Teton National Park reach 68°F and lows reach 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bridger Teton National Forest
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 18:
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

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nights
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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs. Uncle Tom's Trail and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aurum Geyser.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 60°F and lows at 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 25:
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Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

3
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get some cultural insight at The Art Institute of Chicago and The Magnificent Mile. Get in touch with nature at Skydive Windy City and Oak Savannah Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Chesterton (Cowles Bog & Indiana Dunes State Park), Willow Springs (Little Red Schoolhouse, Centennial Bike Trail, &more) and Illinois Prairie Path (in Wheaton). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, contemplate the long history of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in Chicago hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Oak Park, Willow Springs, Chesterton, Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve, Horseshoe Hammond
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
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Skydive Windy City ©
Skydive Windy City
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

7
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Get outdoors at Old Rag Mountain Hike and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Birthplace National Monument (in Mount Vernon), Gettysburg (12th & 44th New York Infantry Monument, The Eternal Light Peace Memorial, &more) and Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Luray, Virginia, Shenandoah National Park
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 5:
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Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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