60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Valparaiso, Florida
Fly + Drive:  4 h
1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
8
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
12
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly + Subway:  3 h 15 min
13
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  4 h 15 min
14
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
End: Valparaiso, Florida

4
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
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 wildlife, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, hike along Charlies Bunion, stroll through Middle Prong Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Great Smoky Mountains National Park using our trip planner.

Valparaiso to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Valparaiso to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Valparaiso in September since evenings lows in Great Smoky Mountains National Park dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
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Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday planner.

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 93°F and lows are around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

6
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, trek along Bright Angel Trail, and cruise along Cape Royal.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Cape Royal ©
Cape Royal
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planning tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 85°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

6
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

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Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around 38°F, while days are slightly colder, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and learn about all things military at USS Pampanito.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary builder app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seattle travel app.

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September in Seattle, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park online trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in October, with highs in Glacier National Park at 56°F and lows at 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

5
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get outside with Morning Glory Pool, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

You can plan Yellowstone National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in October; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 47°F and lows reach 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, then stroll through Taggart Lake, and then admire all the interesting features of Teton Park Road. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and then take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

Before you visit Grand Teton National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (55°F), and nights are about the same (28°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Chicago due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Teton National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City itinerary planning website.

Getting from Chicago to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. Traveling from Chicago in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gettysburg (Victorian Photography Studio & Gettysburg National Military Park) and Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience (in Frederick). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
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.
Pack the 30th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, and try out the rides at Discovery Cove.

For where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando tour itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in October; daily highs in Orlando reach 85°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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