60 days in Florida, California & Washington State Itinerary

60 days in Florida, California & Washington State Itinerary

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Key West
— 5 nights
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Miami Beach
— 3 nights
3
San Diego
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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Seattle
— 6 nights
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St. Helena
— 6 nights
7
Carmel
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 7 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 9 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights

5
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
For shopping fun, head to 7 Artists & Friends Gallery or Alan S. Maltz Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: Marathon (Crane Point Museum & Nature Center & The Turtle Hospital) and Big Pine Key (National Key Deer Refuge & Bahia Honda State Park). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion, and take an in-depth tour of Key West Firehouse Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Key West trip planner.

Fort Myers to Key West is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of taxi and ferry. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Fort Myers in October, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Marathon, Big Pine Key
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 5:
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7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get some historical perspective at Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. You'll get in some beach time at South Beach and Haulover Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami Beach: Key Largo (Swim with Dolphins & Spiegel Grove), Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Miami Beach trip planner.

Getting from Key West to Miami Beach by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Largo, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Haulover Beach Park
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

6
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San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Midway Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum. Visiting La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool will get you outdoors. Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Principe di Tricase Winery (in Ramona). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, admire the masterpieces at San Diego Museum of Art, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

Plan my day in San Diego using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Miami Beach to San Diego in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami Beach to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Miami Beach in November; daily highs in San Diego reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Principe di Tricase Winery
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 14:
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Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

7
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Let the collections at The Getty Center and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollyhock House. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, don't miss a visit to Two Rodeo Drive, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles route planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 21:
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

6
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Chihuly Garden and Glass and Washington State History Museum. Shop till you drop at Pike Place Market and Bellevue Square. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien), Tacoma Art Museum (in Tacoma) and Pacific Bonsai Museum (in Federal Way). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Asian Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Tacoma, Bellevue, Seahurst Beach Park, Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, Pacific Bonsai Museum
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

6
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Let the collections at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum and Mumm Napa capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Jordan Vineyard & Winery and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to Pech Merle Winery (in Geyserville), Healdsburg (Alexander Valley Vineyards & Ferrari-Carano Winery) and Gundlach Bundschu Winery (in Sonoma). There's more to do: do a tasting at VGS Chateau Potelle and indulge your taste buds at Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Helena itinerary planner.

Fly from Seattle to St. Helena in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Rutherford, Healdsburg, Yountville, Oakville, Napa
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 3:
Highlights from your plan
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle

5
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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. We've included these beaches for you: Point Lobos and Carmel River State Beach. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Del Mar Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Carmel: Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (in Moss Landing) and Santa Cruz (Waddell Beach & Panther Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, identify plant and animal life at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and tee off at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Carmel day trip tool.

Traveling by car from St. Helena to Carmel takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 43°F in Carmel. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Moss Landing, Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Pebble Beach Golf Links
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park. Relax by the water at Marshall’s Beach and Ocean Beach. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in San Francisco are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 15:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and North Dome. The adventure continues: cruise along Tioga Pass, trek along Four Mile Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yosemite National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 46°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 24:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Space Shuttle Atlantis will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Discovery Cove and The CATalyst will get you outdoors. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Merritt Island), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Crystal River) and Lake Apopka Wildlife Trail (in Apopka). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and identify plant and animal life at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to Orlando in 11 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Orlando is 3 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December; daily highs in Orlando reach 77°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Merritt Island, Apopka, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Scuba & Snorkeling, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 29:
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Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Scuba & Snorkeling
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

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