60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
2
New York City
— 6 nights
3
Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
4
Olympic National Park
— 7 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 8 nights
8
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 9 nights
10
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights

3
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.
Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Capital SUP in Annapolis--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC itinerary site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Washington DC. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Capital SUP
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:
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Capital SUP ©
Capital SUP
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the New York City online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sea the City Jet Ski Tours
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 7:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Sea the City Jet Ski Tours ©
Sea the City Jet Ski Tours
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grinnell Glacier and Iceberg Lake Trail. On the 9th (Wed), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, explore the activities along Avalanche Lake, and stroll through Granite Park Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park road trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Glacier National Park is minus 2 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Glacier National Park, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 13:
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

7
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Take a break from the city and head to Olympic National Park and Sol Duc Falls. There's lots more to do: stroll through Murhut Falls, hike along Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus, and take a memorable drive along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park travel route builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Glacier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Olympic National Park, with lows of 50°F. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 20:
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Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Mount Storm King
Mount Storm King

8
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 Tioga Pass. There's lots more to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and identify plant and animal life at North Dome.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Olympic National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (74°F), and nights are slightly colder (38°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 28:
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Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
nights
San Francisco

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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and don't miss a visit to Coit Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of bus and 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. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 2:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

8
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: trek along North Kaibab Trail, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online tour itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (66°F), and nights are cooler (31°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 10:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Teton and Cascade Canyon Trail. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with National Park Float Trips, explore the striking landscape of String Lake, explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon, and admire the verdant scenery at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Grand Teton National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14:
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

9
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 outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, trek along Monument Geyser Basin, and stroll through Natural Bridge Trail.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park road trip site.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Teton National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 25°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 23:
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Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Chimneys Picnic Area and Alum Cave Trail. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, cruise along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, hike along Fighting Creek Trail, and stroll through Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park at 74°F and lows at 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail

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