59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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Key West
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport

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Key West

— 4 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Head to Alan S. Maltz Gallery and 7 Artists & Friends Galleryfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Truman Little White House and St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: Big Pine Key (Bahia Honda State Park, National Key Deer Refuge, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Key West holiday planner.

Harare, Zimbabwe to Key West is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Harare to Key West is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Harare in May, expect nights in Key West to be much warmer, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 3 nights

The Big Easy

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 Garden District and Jackson Square. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The National WWII Museum and St. Louis Cathedral. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, see the interesting displays at Cabildo, and get a dose of the wild on Happiness Bayou Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Key West to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Key West in May; daily highs in New Orleans reach 24°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Las Vegas

— 3 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.
The Strip and The Neon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at The Mirage, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online vacation builder.

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit cooler, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Grand Canyon National Park

— 7 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get outdoors at Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Rim Trail, trek along North Kaibab Trail, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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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. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are colder (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Yosemite National Park

— 7 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Sentinel Dome and Nevada Falls Loop. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, stroll through Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, and trek along Panorama Trail.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip maker tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge are in your itinerary. Fisherman's Wharf and VGS Chateau Potelle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Inglenook (in Rutherford), Napa (Laces and Limos & The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum) and B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get curious at California Science Center, then catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, then admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Honolulu, Oahu

— 6 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Relax by the water at Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Haleiwa (Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach Park, &more) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ala Moana Beach Park.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Honolulu vacation maker site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. In June, Honolulu is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): kick back and relax at Alki Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally pick up some local products at Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): take a stroll through Pioneer Square and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Honolulu to Seattle by flight takes about 8 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in June, expect Seattle to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Yellowstone National Park

— 8 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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Hayden Valley. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, and trek along Fountain Paint Pot.

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Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Seattle, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

New York City

— 5 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll around The High Line, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect nights in New York City to be much hotter, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 5 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.
Popular historic sites such as The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and National Mall are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC road trip tool.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.