60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 6 nights
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
3
Chicago
— 4 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
7
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
8
Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
10
Seattle
— 3 nights
11
Juneau
— 2 nights
12
Homer
— 2 nights
13
Anchorage
— 3 nights

6
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.
Appreciate the collections at New York Public Library and 9/11 Memorial. Explore hidden gems such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and Speed Boats Tours. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, visit Greenwich Village, and examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online sightseeing planner.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Dumbo
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

5
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of African American History and Culture and Smithsonian American Art Museum. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, see the interesting displays at National Postal Museum, take a stroll through Capitol Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Do your shopping at Chicago Cultural Center and Lincoln Park. Let the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Richard H. Driehaus Museum capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, get in on the family fun at Fox in a Box Chicago, view the masterpieces at The Glass Gallery, and walk around Milton Lee Olive Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Chicago is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Shopping
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Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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.
Get some cultural insight at Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. Get outdoors at South Kaibab Trail and East Rim Drive. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, get great views at Mohave Point, walk around Indian Garden, and hike along Tonto Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Chicago in July, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

4
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Mob Museum and Shelby American Inc. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Spring Mountains Visitor Center. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, get engrossed in the history at Burlesque Hall of Fame, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour itinerary maker website.

You can 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. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Spring Mountains Visitor Center
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

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.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Chocolate Heavenfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, trek along Lands End, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco journey site.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum

6
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glacier Point and Nevada Falls Loop. Escape the urban bustle at Yosemite Falls and Panorama Trail. There's much more to do: get great views at Valley View, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, hike along Cooks Meadow Loop, and stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight 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. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Chapel of the Sacred Heart and Chapel of the Transfiguration. Step out of the city life by going to Taggart Lake and Hidden Falls. The adventure continues: stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail, trek along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Leigh Lake, and explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. August in Grand Teton National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Old Faithful and Artists’ Paintpots. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Prismatic Spring and Midway Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail, get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, hike along Storm Point Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip website.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Museum-lovers will get to explore Seattle Art Museum and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Kerry Park, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, stop by Theo Chocolate, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Seattle to be warmer, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

2
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Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): head outdoors with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay, thenadmire the majestic nature at Point Bridget State Park, and then stroll through Perseverance National Recreation Trail. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gold Creek Flume Trail, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Patsy Ann, the Dog, thenlook for gifts at Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Juneau Arts & Humanities.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Juneau trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Juneau in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get a bit cooler in Juneau: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Homer.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Northern Passages and Glacier Bay ©
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay
Point Bridget State Park ©
Point Bridget State Park
Juneau Arts & Humanities ©
Juneau Arts & Humanities

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Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at Pratt Museum, view the masterpieces at Art Shop Gallery, thenget answers to all your questions at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, thenexplore the world behind art at Bunnell Street Arts Center, and finally head outdoors with Brooks Alaskan Adventures - Private Day Charters. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Ptarmigan Arts, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Homer Spit, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Homer Brewing Company.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Homer trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Juneau to Homer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Homer

Museums Outdoors Shopping
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Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Ptarmigan Arts ©
Ptarmigan Arts
Art Shop Gallery ©
Art Shop Gallery

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Get some cultural insight at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center and Wells Fargo Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Virgin Creek Falls Trail and The Roundhouse at Alyeska. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Chugach National Forest, take in nature's colorful creations at Alaska Botanical Garden, don't miss a visit to Winner Creek Trail Hand Tram, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Girdwood Brewing Company.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Anchorage road trip planning website.

You can drive from Homer to Anchorage in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In August, daytime highs in Anchorage are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Chugach National Forest
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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Chugach National Forest ©
Chugach National Forest
Virgin Creek Falls Trail ©
Virgin Creek Falls Trail

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