60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 4 nights
2
New York City
— 5 nights
3
Seattle
— 4 nights
4
Saint Paul
— 4 nights
5
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
6
Iowa City
— 4 nights
7
Charlottesville
— 4 nights
8
Austin
— 4 nights
9
Washington DC
— 5 nights
10
Portland
— 5 nights
11
New Orleans
— 5 nights
12
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
13
San Francisco
— 5 nights
14
Salem
— 4 nights

4
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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of Fine Arts and Nubble Lighthouse. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old North Church & Historic Site and Strawbery Banke Museum. Take a break from Boston with a short trip to Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse in New Castle, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of North End, take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and stop by Beacon Hill.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Boston travel route builder app.

Greenville to Boston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Greenville in May, with highs in Boston at 67°F and lows at 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Strawbery Banke Museum, Nubble Lighthouse, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
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Waterfront ©
Waterfront
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

5
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and New York Public Library. Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, examine the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip builder.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Find places to stay May 11 — 16:
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New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

4
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Museum of Flight and Seattle Public Library. Get a sense of the local culture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie) and Tacoma (Museum of Glass & Point Defiance Park). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Pop Culture, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, admire the landmark architecture of Sky View Observatory, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Seattle in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint Paul.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tacoma, Snoqualmie Falls
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
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The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Museum of Pop Culture ©
Museum of Pop Culture

4
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Saint Paul

Saint Paul ©
The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
Let the collections at LARK Toys and Historic Fort Snelling capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to National Eagle Center and Gateway Trail. Explore Saint Paul's surroundings by going to Northfield Historical Society (in Northfield), Cannon Valley Trail (in Cannon Falls) and Watt Munisotaram (in Hampton). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, examine the collection at Minnesota Transportation Museum, make a trip to Wabasha Street Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Sibley Historic Site.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Paul trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Seattle to Saint Paul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Saint Paul due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Saint Paul are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Northfield Historical Society, Sibley Historic Site, LARK Toys, Cannon Valley Trail, National Eagle Center
Find places to stay May 20 — 24:
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LARK Toys ©
LARK Toys
National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center
Northfield Historical Society ©
Northfield Historical Society

2
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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
On the 25th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Textile Center, then stroll the grounds of Fort Snelling National Cemetery, then get your game on at The Escape Game, and finally stroll around Minnehaha Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Mill City Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mill Ruins Park, then explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and finally don't miss a visit to Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis is just a stone's throw from Saint Paul. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Iowa City.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
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Mill City Museum ©
Mill City Museum
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

4
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Iowa City

Iowa City ©
Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. Popular historic sites such as Ulysses S. Grant Home and Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Thomson Causeway Recreation Area and Macbride Nature Recreation Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Iowa City: Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. (in Galena), Amana Heritage Society (in Amana) and De Immigrant Windmill (in Fulton). It doesn't end there: walk around Terry Trueblood Recreational Area and make a trip to World's Largest Wooden Nickel.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Iowa City trip builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Minneapolis to Iowa City. May in Iowa City sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 51°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for Charlottesville.

Things to do in Iowa City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Galena, Thomson Causeway Recreation Area, Macbride Nature Recreation Area, Amana Heritage Society, De Immigrant Windmill
Find places to stay May 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Ulysses S. Grant Home ©
Ulysses S. Grant Home
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.

4
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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Visiting Natural Bridge State Park and Old Rag Mountain Hike will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Brownsburg Museum and Vietnam War Foundation Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station), R.R. Smith Center for History & Art (in Staunton) and Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Monticello, experience rural life at Carter Mountain Orchard, and admire the striking features of University of Virginia.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Charlottesville online sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Iowa City to Charlottesville. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Charlottesville, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, James Madison's Montpelier, R.R. Smith Center for History & Art, Vietnam War Foundation Museum, Brownsburg Museum
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 3:
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Natural Bridge State Park ©
Natural Bridge State Park

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Take a break from the city and head to Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Your inner history buff will appreciate Texas State Capitol and The Driskill. Change things up with these side-trips from Austin: Waco (Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum & Waco Mammoth National Monument) and Fredericksburg (Wildseed Farms, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more). It doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library and admire the masterpieces at Elisabet Ney Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Austin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Charlottesville to Austin by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charlottesville to Austin due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Charlottesville in June; daily highs in Austin reach 93°F and lows reach 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Waco
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Mall. National Gallery of Art and National Museum of African American History and Culture will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Mount Vernon to see George Washington's Mount Vernon about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian American Art Museum, appreciate the history behind Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at Smithsonian Institution Building, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Austin to Washington DC in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Austin to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Austin in June, plan for little chillier days in Washington DC, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, Old Town, George Washington's Mount Vernon
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
National Mall ©
National Mall
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

5
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Portland

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Get some cultural insight at Wine Tours & Tastings and The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother. Step out of the city life by going to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Multnomah Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock & Cannon Beach). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Washington Park, and look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland travel website.

Fly from Washington DC to Portland in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: high temperatures in Portland hover around 77°F and lows are around 56°F. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

5
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Louis Cathedral and Lafayette Cemetery No.1. Get a sense of the local culture at Garden District and Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Escape My Room New Orleans, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and stroll around New Orleans Musical Legends Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip website.

You can fly from Portland to New Orleans in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Portland in June, expect nights in New Orleans to be much warmer, around 83°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Whitney Plantation
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Getty Center and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Avila Adobe. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to San Juan Capistrano to see Mission San Juan Capistrano about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, and brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip builder tool.

Fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for much colder nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Mission San Juan Capistrano, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Santa Monica Bay
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and de Young Museum. Get outdoors at Lands End and San Francisco Bay. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for Salem.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Popular historic sites such as Old Burying Point Cemetery and Chandler Hovey Park are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Peabody Essex Museum and Phillips House capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center in Newburyport (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The House of the Seven Gables, examine the collection at Rebecca Nurse Homestead, enjoy the sand and surf at Nahant Beach, and contemplate the long history of Saugus Iron Works.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salem trip site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Salem takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Salem due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Salem at 82°F and lows at 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center, Rebecca Nurse Homestead, Chandler Hovey Park, Nahant Beach, Fishing Charters & Tours
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Old Burying Point Cemetery ©
Old Burying Point Cemetery
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum

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