60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Seattle, Fly to Anchorage
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Anchorage
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New York City — 5 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online route builder.

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Stockholm in July, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly to Washington DC.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Washington DC travel route builder tool.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:

Great Smoky Mountains National Park — 3 nights

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.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, cruise along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, and trek along Alum Cave Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Chicago.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Chicago — 3 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, get curious at Field Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago day trip planning tool.

Fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Chicago in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Chicago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:

Grand Canyon National Park — 6 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 19th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point, get great views at Yaki Point, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Chicago in July, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
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Find places to stay Jul 16 — 22:

Las Vegas — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online attractions planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (47°C), and nights are much hotter (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Four Mile Trail, and get great views at Valley View.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.
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Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can fly to Grand Teton National Park.
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Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:

Grand Teton National Park — 5 nights

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Spend the 7th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Taggart Lake, explore the striking landscape of String Lake, trek along Amphitheater Lake, and explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in August, Grand Teton National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.
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Find places to stay Aug 5 — 10:

Yellowstone National Park — 7 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Inspiration Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Seattle.
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Find places to stay Aug 10 — 17:

Seattle — 2 nights

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 18th (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip maker website.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Seattle hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.
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Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Olympic National Park — 4 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, explore the activities along Lena Lakes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, and hike along High Divide.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in August: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Anchorage.
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Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:

Anchorage — 5 nights

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Make the 26th (Fri) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, take an in-depth tour of Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, and get to know the resident critters at Alaska Zoo.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Anchorage trip builder tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Olympic National Park to Anchorage in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Olympic National Park in August, expect nights in Anchorage to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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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