60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Atlanta
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 6 nights
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Miami
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
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Boston
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 1 night
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Birmingham
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Atlanta

— 4 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Change things up with these side-trips from Atlanta: Reformation Brewery (Woodstock) (in Woodstock) and Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville). There's much more to do: see a show at Fox Theatre, take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and play a few rounds at Top Golf.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip builder.

Thomaston to Atlanta is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In December, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Orlando.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 5:

Orlando

— 6 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Change things up with a short trip to Stetson Mansion in DeLand (about 50 minutes away). Have a day of magic on the 6th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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Fly from Atlanta to Orlando in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta in December, things will get a bit warmer in Orlando: highs are around 77°F and lows about 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 11:

Miami

— 5 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier), Key Largo (Island Dolphin Care & Prana) and Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, kick back and relax at South Beach, and get a taste of the local shopping with Collins Avenue.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Orlando to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in December, Miami is a bit warmer at night with lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 16:

Washington DC

— 6 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planning website.

Getting from Miami to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Miami in December; daily highs in Washington DC reach 51°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Casinos · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 22:

Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take a stroll through Charles Street, get a taste of the local shopping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and don't miss a visit to Newbury Street.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Boston route maker tool.

You can fly from Washington DC to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: high temperatures in Boston hover around 43°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:

New York City

— 7 nights

Big Apple

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, go for a walk through Times Square, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City holiday builder site.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 1:

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Back Mountain, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, indulge in some personalized pampering at Boiling River, and head outdoors with Bridge Bay Marina.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from New York City in January, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 23°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 1°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Portland.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:

Portland

— 2 nights

City of Roses

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, stop by Powell's City of Books, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then visit Ladd's Addition, and finally stroll around Laurelhurst Park. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and then examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Portland in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Portland due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January; daily highs in Portland reach 46°F and lows reach 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:

San Francisco

— 6 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Venture out of the city with trips to Healdsburg (Sapphire Hill Winery & Alexander Valley Vineyards), B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville) and Modus Operandi Cellars (in St. Helena). Dedicate the 11th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Union Square, visit North Beach, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Portland - with highs of 59°F and lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Neighborhoods · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 12:

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park), Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, take a stroll through Montana Avenue, and buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 18:

Las Vegas

— 5 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with The Strip, try your luck at The Mirage, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit site.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, things will get slightly colder in Las Vegas: highs are around 59°F and lows about 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 23:

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, listen to music at Hopi House, and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 44°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Tours · Trails · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 26:

Houston

— 1 night

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall and then wander the streets of The Strand. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo and then examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Houston trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston is 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Houston: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Birmingham.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 27 — 28:

Birmingham

— 1 night

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and then get a tailor-made plan with Red Clay Tours.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Birmingham tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Houston to Birmingham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in January, expect Birmingham to be little chillier, temps between 53°F and 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.