60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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New York City
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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step out of the city life by going to Willowbrook Wildlife Center and Oak Street Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Graceland Cemetery and Glessner House. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Wheaton (The Little Popcorn Store & First Division Museum at Cantigny). There's more to do: examine the collection at Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank and explore the world behind art at National Museum of Mexican Art.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Chicago tour builder website.

New York City to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also 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 a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Chicago reach 65°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Loop Road and S Rim Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Mud Volcano and Firehole Canyon Drive. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, take in the natural beauty of Beryl Spring, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Star Geyser.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park route maker tool.

Fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chicago in October: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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.
Head to Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Panorama Trail and Four Mile Trail. Step out of Yosemite National Park with an excursion to Stanislaus National Forest in Hathaway Pines--about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, trek along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 28°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Baker Beach and Ocean Beach. Popular historic sites such as Golden Gate Promenade and Oakland California Temple are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena), Silver Oak Cellars (in Oakville) and Napa (Sequoia Grove Winery, Robert Biale Vineyards, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mission Dolores, stop by Russian Hill, examine the collection at Museum of Ice Cream, and get a taste of the local shopping with Haight-Ashbury.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation builder website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

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Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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 hidden gems such as The Americana at Brand and Autry Museum of the American West. Popular historic sites such as Ocean Avenue and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Gamble House, walk around Echo Park, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Gabriel Archangel, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route tool.

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 October, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 82°F and 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Head to Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas and Fashion Show Mallfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Counts Kustoms and Clark County Heritage Museum. And it doesn't end there: cross one thing off your bucket list with GoJump Las Vegas, get curious at Bodies The Exhibition, see the world from above with 702 Helicopters, and enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
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 East Rim Drive and Yaki Point. Explore hidden gems such as Powell Point and Mohave Point. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, take a memorable tour with Buck Wild Grand Canyon Hummer Tours, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, and take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online vacation planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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 October, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are colder with lows around 31°F. You will leave for New Orleans on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Museums
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

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.
Visit Immaculate Conception Church and Hermann-Grima House for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as New Orleans Pharmacy Museum and The Presbytere. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Faubourg Marigny, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Our Sacred Stories, and view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans by combination of bus and flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 62°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

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Orlando

Orlando ©

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum and American Police Hall of Fame. Escape the urban bustle at Andy Romano Beachfront Park and Audubon Center for Birds of Prey. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame (in Titusville), Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens (in Port Orange) and Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens (in Ormond Beach). There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and tee off at Grand Cypress Golf Resort.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando road trip site.

Fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in November: highs in Orlando hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Noah Bud Ogle Cabin and Walker Sisters' Cabin. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking and Little Greenbrier School. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Quiet Walkways, hike along Charlies Bunion, don't miss a visit to Elkmont Ghost Town, and head outdoors with Andrews Bald.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Orlando to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Orlando, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial and Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of the Bible and National Museum of Women in the Arts. Step out of Washington DC to go to Fairfax and see NRA National Firearms Museum, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, view the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint John Paul II National Shrine, and see the interesting displays at National Law Enforcement Museum.

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

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at West Village and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Get some cultural insight at Dumbo and Museum at Eldridge Street. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Green-Wood cemetery, wander the streets of Upper West Side, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, and visit Brooklyn Heights.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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