60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Albuquerque
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  12 h
2
Poipu, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h 15 min
4
Kihei, Maui
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  10 h 15 min
6
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Page
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
9
Moab
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  8 h 45 min
11
New York City
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h
12
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Albuquerque

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, hike along Panorama Trail, and identify plant and animal life at North Dome.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip app .

Albuquerque to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Albuquerque to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Albuquerque in November, things will get slightly colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 54°F and lows about 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

3
nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Poipu Beach Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Kauai Coffee Company. Step out of Poipu to go to Waimea and see Waimea Canyon State Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: trek along Kalalau Trail, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Poipu road trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Poipu. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Poipu due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November; daily highs in Poipu reach 81°F and lows reach 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kayaking & Canoeing, Helicopter Tours, Kauai Coffee Company, Waimea Canyon State Park, Kalalau Trail
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 10:
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Kayaking & Canoeing
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

6
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Akaka Falls State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mauna Kea and Kilauea Iki Trailhead. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Paradise Meadows Orchard & Bee Farm Home of Hawaii's Local Buzz (in Naalehu), Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Rainbow Falls (in Hilo). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, get outside with Keauhou Bay Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Punalu‘U Beach, and relax in the rural setting at Sunshower Farms.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona trip maker website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Poipu to Kailua-Kona in 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Punalu‘U Beach, Sunshower Farms, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 16:
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

5
nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Get in touch with nature at Haleakala Crater and Napili Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Lahaina Front Street. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kihei: Leilani Farm Sanctuary (in Haiku) and Lahaina (Ka'anapali Beach & Lahaina Banyan Court). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Lava Fields, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalepolepo Beach Park, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kihei attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kailua-Kona to Kihei takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kihei when traveling from Kailua-Kona in November, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahaina, Haleakala Crater, Lava Fields, Leilani Farm Sanctuary
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Battleship Missouri Memorial and Koko Crater Railway Trail. Get in touch with nature at Lanikai Beach and Waikiki Beach. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Honolulu tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kihei to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lanikai Beach
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 26:
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Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Rock and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Explore hidden gems such as Bell Rock and Devil's Bridge Trail. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Oak Creek Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, hike along Airport Mesa, and take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sedona trip maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Honolulu to Sedona in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Sedona is 3 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Honolulu in November: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 64°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Walnut Canyon National Monument
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

7
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, admire all the interesting features of Moran Point, and hike along Cape Final Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 7:
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Tonto Trail ©
Tonto Trail

4
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and Paria River Canyon. Get outdoors at Antelope Canyon and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, and take in breathtaking views at The Chains.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Page trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°F in Page. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, Paria River Canyon, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 11:
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

6
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Dead Horse Point State Park and Hidden Valley Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Arches National Park and Lions Park. Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Confluence Overlook Trail (in Canyonlands National Park) and Arches National Park (Turret Arch, Double Arch, & more). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Hurrah Pass Road, take in the awesome beauty at Double Down Bike Shop, take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers, and hike along Moab Brand Trails.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab trip builder site .

You can drive from Page to Moab in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Page in December, things will get slightly colder in Moab: highs are around 38°F and lows about 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Confluence Overlook Trail
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 17:
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Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

5
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 in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lamar Valley and Grand Prismatic Spring. On the 19th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, explore the striking landscape of Gibbon Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Moab to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Moab in December; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 23°F and lows reach 3°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 23:
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

3
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 Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, make a trip to Times Square, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planning tool .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in December, with highs in New York City at 48°F and lows at 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Dry Tortugas National Park and Bahia Honda State Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Key West is much warmer than New York City - with highs of 79°F and lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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