60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
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Poipu, Kauai
— 4 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
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Tucson
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Savannah
— 3 nights
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
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Sarasota
— 3 nights
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Key Largo
— 2 nights
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Marathon
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
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Honolulu, Oahu

— 5 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Shark Diving and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Waimea Valley (in Haleiwa), Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Koko Crater Railway Trail, don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, contemplate the long history of USS Arizona Memorial, and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu online journey planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -20 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Poipu, Kauai

— 4 nights
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Get outdoors at Waimea Canyon State Park and Wailua Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Poipu Beach Park and Kalalau Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Poipu side-trips: Kapaa (Lydgate Farms Kauai Chocolate & Kauai Path), Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha) and Polihale State Park (in Waimea). There's still lots to do: stroll through Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hanalei Beach.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Poipu trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Poipu takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Haleakala Crater and River Rafting & Tubing. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Lahaina Harbor. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum (in Puunene), Helicopter Tours (in Kahului) and Iao Valley (in Wailuku). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ho'okipa Beach Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach, explore the striking landscape at Nakalele Blowhole, and stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Poipu to Lahaina in 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Island of Hawaii

— 4 nights

America's Wettest City

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
You'll explore and learn at Jagger Museum and Lyman Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kalapana and Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs. Explore Hilo's surroundings by going to Punalu‘U Beach (in Pahala), Hawaiian Vanilla Company (in Paauilo) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hilo online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Hilo takes 4.5 hours. February in Hilo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 5 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 Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Saddle Road. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Puukohola National Historic Park (in Kawaihae), Papakōlea Green Sand Beach (in Naalehu) and Kealakekua Bay (in Captain Cook). There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, experience rural life at Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm, take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, and kick back and relax at Mauna Kea Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Kailua-Kona road trip planning website.

Drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tucson.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Tucson

— 2 nights

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 11th (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Madaras Gallery, and then cruise along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Xavier del Bac, then brush up on your military savvy at Titan Missile Museum, then examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tucson trip builder website.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Kailua-Kona to Tucson in 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 3 hours. While traveling from Kailua-Kona, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Tucson, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Sedona

— 4 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Visiting Cathedral Rock and Red Rock State Park will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Oak Creek Canyon and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Bearizona Wildlife Park (in Williams) and Walnut Canyon National Monument (in Flagstaff). The adventure continues: hike along West Fork Oak Creek Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, stroll through Airport Mesa, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sedona trip planner.

You can drive from Tucson to Sedona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Tucson in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 5°C at night. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

New York City

— 4 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.
Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and go for a walk through Times Square.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Sedona to New York City takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sedona to New York City. Traveling from Sedona in February, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 9°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Savannah

— 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace. Visiting Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Tybee Island Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island) and Hilton Head (Spas, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Savannah online itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Savannah by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in February, things will get a bit warmer in Savannah: highs are around 22°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. Visiting Fort Clinch State Park and Blue Spring State Park will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Stetson Mansion. Get out of town with these interesting St. Augustine side-trips: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet) and Sunset Pier Park (in Atlantic Beach). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, see the interesting displays at Lightner Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Wild Reserve.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Savannah to St. Augustine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in St. Augustine when traveling from Savannah in February, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sarasota.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sarasota

— 3 nights
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Dali Museum and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Visiting Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center and Treasure Island Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Sarasota side-trips: Edison and Ford Winter Estates (in Fort Myers), Duncan McClellan Gallery (in St. Petersburg) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Punta Gorda). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Ringling, steep yourself in history at Ca d'Zan, and kick back and relax at Siesta Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sarasota sightseeing planner.

Getting from St. Augustine to Sarasota by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from St. Augustine in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sarasota, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Largo

— 2 nights

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 3rd (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, then get a dose of the wild on Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Island Dolphin Care, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Old Road Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Everglades Alligator Farm, and finally identify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Key Largo online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Sarasota to Key Largo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sarasota in March, Key Largo is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Marathon

— 2 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, get interesting insight from Tours, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and finally stroll through Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, examine the collection at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Marathon Garden Club.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Marathon day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Key Largo in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Marathon. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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.
Get some historical perspective at Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Truman Little White House and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: cruise along The Overseas Highway, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, browse the exhibits of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Key West itinerary maker.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Key West are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

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.
Get some cultural insight at Garden District and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Discover out-of-the-way places like Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and St. Louis Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, take a stroll through Royal Street, and stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

To plan New Orleans vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Key West to New Orleans by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in March, expect New Orleans to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Point Reyes Safaris and Exploratorium. Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Beringer Vineyards (in St. Helena). There's much more to do: get curious at California Academy of Sciences, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco planner.

Getting from New Orleans to San Francisco by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in March since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.