60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
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Charlotte
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Atlanta
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Orlando
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Miami
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New Orleans
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Houston
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Austin
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Saint Louis
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Chicago
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Boston

— 5 nights

Beantown

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 North End and Old State House. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library and Front Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery (in Salem), Gloucester (Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, Hammond Castle Museum, &more) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Essex). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Pilgrim Hall Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, have fun and explore at Boston Children's Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston sightseeing app.

Dublin, Ireland to Boston is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Dublin to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in August, expect Boston to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:

New York City

— 6 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.
Explore hidden gems such as New York Public Library and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Frick Collection. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Met Cloisters, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Boston in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 3:

Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, browse the exhibits of Battleship New Jersey, take an in-depth tour of Old City Hall, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Gettysburg National Cemetery. Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and National Portrait Gallery capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Annapolis (Annapolis Historic District & U.S. Naval Academy) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg Heritage Center, Dobbin House Tavern, &more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Find places to stay Sep 4 — 9:

Charlotte

— 1 night

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, steep yourself in history at Historic Rosedale, then hike along Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Carl J. McEwen Historic Village.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Charlotte sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Charlotte takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Charlotte

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Carter Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Swan House, then get engrossed in the history at William Root House, and finally take a peaceful walk through Sope Creek Trail.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Atlanta itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Charlotte to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In September in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Orlando

— 4 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Madame Tussauds Orlando. Step out of the city life by going to Ormond Beach and Safari Wilderness. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach), St. Augustine (Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine & Old City) and St. Augustine Beach (in Saint Augustine Beach). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip app.

Fly from Atlanta to Orlando in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta in September, Orlando is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

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Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:

Miami

— 4 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wynwood and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Perez Art Museum Miami and Deering Estate will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA) (in Dania Beach) and Fort Lauderdale (Intracoastal Waterway, Las Olas Beach, &more). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, kick back and relax at South Beach, stroll through Bal Harbor Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Britto Central.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Miami route planning app.

Fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:

New Orleans

— 4 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.
Let the collections at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and The National WWII Museum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Garden District and Louisiana's Old State Capitol are in your itinerary. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Baton Rouge (North Boulevard Town Square & USS Kidd) and The Myrtles Plantation (in Saint Francisville). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, get outside with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and admire the striking features of Pontalba Buildings.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our New Orleans route planning website.

You can fly from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in September, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 33°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:

Houston

— 1 night

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): learn about all things military at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, then get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center, then admire the masterpieces at Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Houston road trip website.

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect nights in Houston to be little chillier, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:

Austin

— 4 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Texas State Capitol and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Escape the urban bustle at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and Barton Creek Greenbelt. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: Fredericksburg (Pioneer Museum, Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, &more) and San Antonio (The Alamo, Briscoe Western Art Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Texas Military Forces Museum.

To see where to stay and tourist information, go to the Austin trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Houston to Austin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:

Saint Louis

— 2 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, examine the collection at National Blues Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Saint Louis King Of France (The Old Cathedral ), then see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally wander the streets of Lafayette Square. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Transportation, then see the interesting displays at Fast Lane Classic Cars, and finally contemplate the long history of First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site.

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Fly from Austin to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Austin in September: high temperatures in Saint Louis hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Chicago

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Art Institute of Chicago and Basilica of the Sacred Heart. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chicago Riverwalk and Lakefront Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Riverwalk Lot (in Naperville), South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes, Studebaker National Museum, &more) and Cantigny Park (in Wheaton). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Chicago River, wander the streets of The Loop, admire the landmark architecture of Baha'i House of Worship, and admire the masterpieces at Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Chicago travel route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Saint Louis in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Chicago, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:

Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): trek along City Creek Canyon, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, engage your brain at Wheeler Historic Farm, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, and finally contemplate the long history of Assembly Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, steep yourself in history at Beehive House, then see the interesting displays at Pioneer Memorial Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple.

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Traveling by flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel planner.

Fly from Salt Lake City to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Visit The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Newport Beach (in Newport Beach), Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden (in Arcadia) and Tanaka Farms (in Irvine). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, explore the landscape on two wheels at 26-Mile Bike Path, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and enjoy some diversion at California Science Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:

Portland

— 3 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Step off the beaten path and head to Volcano Lands - Private Tours and Domaine Drouhin Oregon. Take a break from the city and head to Forest Park and Mount Tabor Park. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Dayton (Archery Summit Winery & Domaine Serene) and Equestrian Wine Tours (in Carlton). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Oregon Historical Society, pause for some serene contemplation at Portland Oregon Temple & Visitors' Center, view the masterpieces at Live Laugh Love Art, and visit Alberta Street.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Portland driving holiday planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Portland by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in Portland at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:

Seattle

— 5 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.
Get in touch with nature at Snoqualmie Falls and Washington Park Arboretum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chihuly Garden and Glass and Museum of History & Industry. Step out of Seattle to go to Olympic National Park and see Hurricane Ridge, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, visit Queen Anne Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Seattle Public Library, and take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle attractions website.

Drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Seattle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

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Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:

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.