60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Ferry + Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Seattle
— 3 nights
Ferry + Bus:  4 h 15 min
4
Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Tram + Fly:  10 h 15 min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
10
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
11
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
12
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
13
Boston
— 5 nights
Fly + Ferry:  4 h 15 min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Art Institute of Chicago and Cantigny Park. Head to The Magnificent Mile and Ernest Hemingway Birthplacefor plenty of shopping. Step out of Chicago to go to South Bend and see Basilica of the Sacred Heart, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, walk around Millennium Park, don't miss a visit to Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum.

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Toronto, Canada to Chicago is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Chicago. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oak Park, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Cantigny Park
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Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

7
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, trek along Artist Point, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Chicago, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pioneer Squarefor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Pike Place Market and Seattle Art Museum. Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Tacoma to see Washington State History Museum about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History & Industry, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Washington State History Museum
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

5
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Visiting Ruby Beach and Second Beach Trail will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: trek along Hurricane Ridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, stroll through Ozette Loop Hike, and admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in September, things will get a bit cooler in Olympic National Park: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Popular historic sites such as USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument. Venture out of the city with trips to Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park), Ko Olina Golf Club (in Kapolei) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls.

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Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Honolulu takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Olympic National Park to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Olympic National Park in September, things will get much hotter in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Ko Olina Golf Club, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 24:
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Norton Simon Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: visit El Pueblo de Los Angeles, tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in September, Los Angeles is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, The Wende Museum of the Cold War, Disneyland Park, Norton Simon Museum
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:
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The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and China Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Venture out of the city with trips to Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Healdsburg (Sapphire Hill Winery & Gracianna Winery). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Union Square, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and stop by Chinatown.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in San Francisco at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 6:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 7th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Tallac Historic Site, then kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kiva Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park and then kick back and relax at El Dorado Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe day trip planning website.

Drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in South Lake Tahoe hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
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Baldwin Beach ©
Baldwin Beach
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and try your luck at The Mirage.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas driving holiday website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from South Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are warmer (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Garden District and French Quarter. Museum-lovers will appreciate The National WWII Museum and Cabildo. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, and examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

4
nights
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.
Visit Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC sightseeing app.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Washington DC, with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Antietam National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
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 Fifth Avenue and Yunhong Chopsticks. Visit Ellis Island and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and go for a walk through Central Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 25:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

5
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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Heritage Museums & Gardens and Marginal Way Walkway. Your inner history buff will appreciate Highfield Hall & Gardens and Edward Gorey House. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Nauset Light Beach (in Eastham), Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial, and browse the collection at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Boston road trip planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, Boston is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Falmouth, Marginal Way Walkway, Nauset Light Beach, Mount Auburn Cemetery
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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