60 days in Western US, East Coast of USA & Midwest Itinerary

60 days in Western US, East Coast of USA & Midwest Itinerary

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60 days in Western US, East Coast of USA & Midwest Itinerary

Start: Fresno
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Moab
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Buena Vista
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h
3
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
St. Augustine, Florida
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Savannah
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Hilton Head
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
7
Corolla
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  7​h 45​min
9
Custer
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus:  4​h 30​min
End: Fresno

5
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Climbing Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, identify plant and animal life at Colorado National Monument, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Moab trip itinerary planning tool .

Fresno to Moab is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Fresno in June, plan for little chillier nights in Moab, with lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Moab

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Delicate Arch, Colorado National Monument
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Climbing Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

2
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Buena Vista travel route planner.

You can drive from Moab to Buena Vista in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, Buena Vista is slightly colder than Moab - with highs of 79°F and lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline
Off-Road Tours

5
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Islamorada) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, cruise along The Overseas Highway, and browse the exhibits of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip planning website .

Getting from Buena Vista to Key West by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Buena Vista to Key West due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buena Vista in July, you will find days in Key West are a bit warmer (89°F), and nights are much warmer (81°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park, The Turtle Hospital
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

6
nights
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Explore hidden gems such as Fort Clinch State Park and St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.. Get out of town with these interesting St. Augustine side-trips: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet) and Daytona Beach (Beach at Daytona Beach, Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory, & more). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, examine the collection at Lightner Museum, deepen your understanding at Flagler College, and take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Key West to St. Augustine by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in July, plan for slightly colder nights in St. Augustine, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Fort Clinch State Park
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Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery

6
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Driftwood Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Georgia Sea Turtle Center (in Jekyll Island), Charleston Tea Plantation (in Wadmalaw Island) and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and brush up on your military savvy at Old Fort Jackson.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Savannah online day trip planner .

Getting from St. Augustine to Savannah by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tybee Island, Jekyll Island, Hunting Island State Park, Charleston Tea Plantation
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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

5
nights
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hilton Head: Pat Conroy Literary Center (in Beaufort) and Angel Oak Tree (in Johns Island). The adventure continues: race across the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, cast your line with a fishing tour, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Savannah to Hilton Head in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Corolla.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Angel Oak Tree, Pat Conroy Literary Center
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Speed Boats Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Explore hidden gems such as Off-Road Tours and Wright Brothers National Memorial. Change things up with these side-trips from Corolla: Nags Head (Jennette's Pier, Jockey's Ridge State Park, & more). It doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum.

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

You can do a combination of flight and car from Hilton Head to Corolla in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. In July, daily temperatures in Corolla can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Corolla

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Nags Head, Wright Brothers National Memorial
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Off-Road Tours
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Times Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Corolla to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and then cruise along Wildlife Loop Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Custer itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Custer takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City to Custer, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in August: highs in Custer hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trip

Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

7
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yellowstone National Park: Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone). Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bridge Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and explore and take pictures at Artist Point.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park vacation builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Custer in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Golden Gate Park. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, get curious at Exploratorium, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

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

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in San Francisco, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Wine Tours & Tastings

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. There's lots more to do: get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, make a trip to Olmsted Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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