60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 5 nights
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
3
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
4
Chicago
— 4 nights
5
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
6
Buena Vista
— 2 nights
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
8
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
9
San Francisco
— 6 nights
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
11
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
12
Seattle
— 5 nights

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planner.

Exeter, UK to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Exeter to New York City due to the time zone difference. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

5
nights
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: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip tool.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
nights
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: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, take in the dramatic scenery at Ramsey Cascades, and walk around Chimneys Picnic Area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 16:
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Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail

4
nights
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: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, have some family-friendly fun at Fox in a Box Chicago, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chicago journey maker website.

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Chicago, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 21st (Fri), find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and then walk around Garden of the Gods.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Colorado Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Colorado Springs, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

2
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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): mingle with the ghosts of the past at South Park City Museum and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours.

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

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, expect Buena Vista to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

South Park City Museum
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Climbing Tours
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum

6
nights
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 24th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, cruise along Point Imperial Drive, and trek along Rim Trail.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary app.

Drive from Buena Vista to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

7
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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, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, hike along Panorama Trail, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

6
nights
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, take a stroll through Union Square, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, hike along Osprey Falls Trail, and get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

5
nights
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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, trek along Swiftcurrent Falls, and admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In September, Glacier National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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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.
Take a break from Seattle with a short trip to B&B Family Farm in Sequim, about 2 hours away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, make a trip to Space Needle, and walk around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip builder website.

Fly from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

B&B Family Farm
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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