60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 4 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
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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
— 3 nights
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Anchorage
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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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, go for a walk through The High Line, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City road trip site.

Mumbai, India to New York City is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -10.5 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in October, you will find days in New York City are much colder (24°C), and nights are a bit cooler (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:

Washington DC

— 5 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: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC itinerary planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for parks, nature, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, admire all the interesting features of Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, stroll through Alum Cave Trail, and trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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 October, daily temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:

Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

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 curious at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chicago vacation planner.

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Chicago by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in October, you will find days in Chicago are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:

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 21st (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along Cape Royal, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Hopi Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Chicago in October, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 25:

Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, wander the streets of The Strip, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are warmer (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:

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.
On the 30th (Sat), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. On the 3rd (Wed), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pioneer Yosemite History Center, trek along Mariposa Grove, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 4:

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

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: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Chinatown, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker site.

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 November: highs in San Francisco hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 8:

Grand Teton National Park

— 5 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

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 9th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing, stroll through Taggart Lake, take some stellar pictures from Snake River Overlook, and cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park travel route website.

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. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in November, things will get cooler in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 4°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 13:

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and get great views at Lookout Point.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder website.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in November, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 0°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 20:

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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.
Seattle is known for museums, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and look for gifts at Glasshouse Studio.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:

Anchorage

— 4 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

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.
Spend the 25th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, get to know the resident critters at Alaska Zoo, get great views at Beluga Point, and trek along Kincaid Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Anchorage holiday builder.

You can fly from Seattle to Anchorage in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Anchorage. In November, Anchorage is colder than Seattle - with highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.