60 days in North America Itinerary

60 days in North America Itinerary

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Glacier National Park, United States
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 6 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park, United States
— 5 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— 6 nights
Drive
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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Anchorage, United States
— 4 nights
Fly
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Seattle, United States
— 1 night
Drive
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly to Edmonton, Bus to Jasper National Park
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Jasper National Park, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yoho National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 5 nights
Fly
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Gros Morne National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly
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Washington DC, United States
— 3 nights
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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park, United States — 3 nights

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hike along Swiftcurrent Falls, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Josephine, and explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip planner.

Newark to Glacier National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in June, with highs in Glacier National Park at 75°F and lows at 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.
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Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:

Yellowstone National Park, United States — 6 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour planner.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 66°F and lows at 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.
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Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 6:

Grand Teton National Park, United States — 5 nights

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.
Spend the 7th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: stroll through Taggart Lake, hike along Jenny Lake Trail, explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Hidden Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park tour itinerary maker website.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11:

Grand Canyon National Park, United States — 5 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 13th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center, get great views at Hopi Point, cruise along East Rim Drive, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of 52°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Find places to stay Jul 11 — 16:

Yosemite National Park, United States — 6 nights

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.
Spend the 18th (Mon) among the memorable landscape of Half Dome. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Mariposa Grove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip builder tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.
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Find places to stay Jul 16 — 22:

San Francisco, United States — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Lombard Street, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (73°F), and nights are a bit warmer (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to fly to Anchorage.
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Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Anchorage, United States — 4 nights

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.
Make the 27th (Wed) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, steep yourself in history at Oscar Anderson House Museum, trek along Kincaid Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alaska Zoo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Anchorage route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Anchorage takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July in Anchorage, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to fly to Seattle.
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Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:

Seattle, United States — 1 night

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.
On the 29th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Anchorage to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anchorage to Seattle. Traveling from Anchorage in July, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vancouver.
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Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:

Vancouver, Canada — 3 nights

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout, and wander the streets of Granville Island.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Vancouver trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.
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Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

Jasper National Park, Canada — 5 nights

The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Skyline Trail, admire all the interesting features of Highway 93A, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cavell Meadows Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Whistlers Peak.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park vacation website.

Getting from Vancouver to Jasper National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver to Jasper National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Jasper National Park, with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yoho National Park.
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Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:

Yoho National Park, Canada — 2 nights

Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Takakkaw Falls, hike along Paget Peak, then explore the activities along Sherbrooke Lake, and finally trek along Wapta Falls. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, explore the activities along Kicking Horse River, steep yourself in history at Burgess Shale, then hike along Iceline Trail, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Lake.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yoho National Park day trip app.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Yoho National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in August: highs in Yoho National Park hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.
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Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Banff National Park, Canada — 5 nights

Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, explore the striking landscape at Big Beehive, trek along Mount St. Piran, and stroll through Lake Agnes.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park online holiday maker.

Explore your travel options from Yoho National Park to Banff National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can fly to Gros Morne National Park.
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Find places to stay Aug 8 — 13:

Gros Morne National Park, Canada — 4 nights

A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Tablelands, admire the sheer force of Bakers Brook Falls, hike along Lookout Hills Trail, and enjoy the sea views from Cow Head Lighthouse.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Gros Morne National Park trip tool.

Fly from Banff National Park to Gros Morne National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Banff National Park to Gros Morne National Park. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gros Morne National Park, with lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.
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Find places to stay Aug 14 — 18:

Washington DC, United States — 3 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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planning tool.

Fly from Gros Morne National Park to Washington DC in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park to Washington DC, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in August, expect Washington DC to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to fly to New York City.
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Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

New York City, United States — 4 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25: