60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
Fly to Fresno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to West Yellowstone
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Savannah
— 4 nights
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
Bus to Orlando, Fl, Fly to Key West
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 6 nights

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Step out of the city life by going to Akaka Falls State Park and Punalu‘U Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mauna Kea and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Hilo (Liliuokalani Gardens & Rainbow Falls), Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako). There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at Hawaii Forest and Trail, admire all the interesting features of Saddle Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona route maker app.

Melbourne, Australia to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -20 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kailua-Kona, with highs around 33°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 8 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 Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Get a sense of the local culture at Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Ansel Adams Gallery. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, see human ingenuity at work at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and explore the striking landscape at Taft Point.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Yosemite National Park takes 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in June, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 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 a sense of the local culture at Fort Yellowstone Historic District and S Rim Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip builder app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 22°C and lows at 1°C. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Ellis Island. There's still lots to do: walk around Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and get some thrills out on the water with Sea the City Jet Ski Tours.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in New York City hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Savannah

— 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Visit Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Bonaventure Cemetery for their historical value. Visiting Driftwood Beach and Wormsloe Historic Site will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Georgia Sea Turtle Center (in Jekyll Island) and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Savannah trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from New York City to Savannah in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Savannah reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): shake up your sightseeing with ZipLine Hilton Head, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head trip planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Hilton Head in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. June in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. You'll get in some beach time at Beach at Daytona Beach and St. Augustine Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Fort Clinch State Park. Get out of town with these interesting St. Augustine side-trips: Amelia Island Horseback Riding (in Fernandina Beach) and Ormond Beach (in Ormond Beach). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and do a tasting at San Sebastian Winery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Hilton Head to St. Augustine in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Key West

— 5 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Fort Zachary Taylor and Bahia Honda State Park. Get outdoors at The Overseas Highway and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from St. Augustine to Key West takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, then don't miss a visit to Canyon Road, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Santa Fe takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West to Santa Fe, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Key West in July since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Sedona

— 4 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock. Take a break from the city and head to Devil's Bridge Trail and Airport Mesa. Step out of Sedona with an excursion to Montezuma Castle National Monument in Camp Verde--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, admire the majestic nature at Red Rock State Park, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Broken Arrow Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sedona vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Sedona takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sedona, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Lahaina, Maui

— 5 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
We've included these beaches for you: Ho'okipa Beach Park and Kapalua Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Haleakala Crater and Napili Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Maui Pineapple Tours (in Makawao), Wailea Beach (in Wailea) and Helicopter Tours (in Kahului). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Kamaole Beach Park II, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get interesting insight from Tours, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lahaina road trip planning tool.

Getting from Sedona to Lahaina by flight takes about 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sedona to Lahaina. Traveling from Sedona in July, expect nights in Lahaina to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Honolulu, Oahu

— 7 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Battleship Missouri Memorial. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shark Diving and Byodo-In Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach) and Haleiwa (Waimea Valley & Sunset Beach Park). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, stroll around Kapiolani Regional Park, trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail, and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Honolulu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
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.