60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 6 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly to Merced, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Panama City Beach
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Panama City Beach
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Savannah
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Charleston
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Washington DC — 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg--about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of American History, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and see the interesting displays at International Spy Museum.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC online tour planner.

Boston to Washington DC is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in July, with highs in Washington DC at 89°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to fly to Gatlinburg.
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Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:

Gatlinburg — 5 nights

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bush's Visitor Center and Tennessee Homemade Wines. Get in touch with nature at Clingmans Dome and Forbidden Caverns. Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove & Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Roaring Fork, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg road trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Gatlinburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 28:

Yellowstone National Park — 6 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Fairy Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Washburn, hike along North Rim Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker website.

You can fly from Gatlinburg to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Gatlinburg to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Gatlinburg in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 73°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Glacier National Park.
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Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 3:

Glacier National Park — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls and then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In August, Glacier National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 83°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Lahaina.
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Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Lahaina, Maui — 6 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Ho'okipa Beach Park. Explore hidden gems such as Napili Beach and Wailea Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Lahaina side-trips: Makena Beach (in Wailea), Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Helicopter Tours (in Kahului). The adventure continues: stroll through Kamaole Beach Park II, kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach, stroll around D.T. Fleming Park, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip builder.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Lahaina by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Glacier National Park to Lahaina. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, expect warmer with lows of 74°F in Lahaina. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can fly to Kailua-Kona.
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Find places to stay Aug 5 — 11:

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii — 5 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hawaii Tropical Bioreserve and Garden and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. You'll get in some beach time at Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Punalu‘U Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park & Rainbow Falls) and Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, and admire all the interesting features of Saddle Road.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona trip website.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Honolulu.
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Find places to stay Aug 11 — 16:

Honolulu, Oahu — 6 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Let the collections at USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and Waimea Valley. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kailua Beach Park), Haleiwa (Shark Diving & Sunset Beach Park) and Ko Olina Lagoons (in Kapolei). There's much more to do: trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail, contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary website.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:

Yosemite National Park — 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. Escape the urban bustle at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Bridalveil Fall. On the 25th (Thu), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's much more to do: stroll through Mariposa Grove, make a trip to Olmsted Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pioneer Yosemite History Center, and explore the striking landscape at North Dome.

Make your Yosemite National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park is 2 hours. When traveling from Honolulu in August, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 81°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Find places to stay Aug 22 — 28:

Grand Canyon National Park — 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Horseback Riding Tours. There's still lots to do: trek along South Kaibab Trail, cruise along East Rim Drive, surround yourself with nature on Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra, and stroll through Bright Angel Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park route planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Panama City Beach.
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Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 2:

Panama City Beach — 4 nights

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Visit St. Andrews State Park and Panama City Beach for some beach relaxation. Get a sense of the local culture at Panama City Beach Winery and Air Force Armament Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Panama City Beach: Navarre Beach (in Navarre) and Okaloosa Island (in Fort Walton Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Henderson Beach State Park, step off the mainland to explore Shell Island, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Panama City Beach driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Panama City Beach takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Panama City Beach due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Panama City Beach, with highs around 89°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Key West.
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Find places to stay Sep 2 — 6:

Key West — 4 nights

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bahia Honda State Park and Fort Zachary Taylor. The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: Marathon (Sombrero Beach & The Turtle Hospital) and Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, and take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Panama City Beach to Key West takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Savannah.
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:

Savannah — 4 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Coligny Beach and Tybee Island Beach. Fort Pulaski National Monument and Olde Pink House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Savannah's surroundings by going to Hilton Head (Spas & Speed Boats Tours) and Tybee Island Light Station And Museum (in Tybee Island). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Congregation Mickve Israel, stroll around Forsyth Park, don't miss a visit to Historic River Street, and take an in-depth tour of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Savannah driving holiday planner.

Fly from Key West to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Key West in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 70°F in Savannah. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can take a train to Charleston.
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Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:

Charleston — 2 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Angel Oak Tree, then stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Nathaniel Russell House. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Patriots Point, then take an in-depth tour of Fort Sumter National Monument, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston online trip builder.

You can take a train from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

United States travel guide

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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.
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