60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Dallas
— 10 nights
2
El Paso
— 15 nights
3
Tucson
— 2 nights
4
Phoenix
— 2 nights
5
San Diego
— 4 nights
6
Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
7
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
8
San Jose
— 2 nights
9
Fresno
— 2 nights
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
11
Sacramento
— 3 nights
12
Portland
— 3 nights
13
Seattle
— 8 nights

10
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Take a break from the city and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Trinity Forest Adventure Park. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dallas: Fort Worth (The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House, Log Cabin Village, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Pioneer Plaza, see the interesting displays at Frontiers of Flight Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of West End.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dallas online holiday builder.

Austin to Dallas is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In October in Dallas, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to El Paso.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 11:
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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Boat Tours & Water Sports

15
nights
El Paso

El Paso ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Mesilla Village and Chamizal National Memorial. Step out of the city life by going to Scenic Drive - Overlook and Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near El Paso: Presidio Chapel of San Elizario (in San Elizario), Las Cruces (Soledad Canyon Day Use Area, The Zuhl Museum, &more) and Sombra Antigua Winery (in Chamberino). Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Aguirre Spring Campground.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read El Paso trip planner.

You can fly from Dallas to El Paso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to El Paso is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in October, expect little chillier with lows of 56°F in El Paso. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Las Cruces, Presidio Chapel of San Elizario, La Vina Winery, War Eagles Air Museum, Sombra Antigua Winery
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 26:
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Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site ©
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Old Mesilla Village ©
Old Mesilla Village
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook

2
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Tumacacori National Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, then brush up on your military savvy at Museum of the Horse Soldier, and then hike along Ventana Canyon Hiking Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tucson vacation builder app.

Getting from El Paso to Tucson by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. October in Tucson sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tumacacori National Historical Park
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:
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Tumacacori National Historical Park ©
Tumacacori National Historical Park
Museum of the Horse Soldier ©
Museum of the Horse Soldier
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures ©
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Rosson House Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Basilica, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dreamy Draw Recreation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, then see the interesting displays at Arizona Capitol Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at Wells Fargo Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip builder app.

You can drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Tucson in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Phoenix, with lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:
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Arizona Capitol Museum ©
Arizona Capitol Museum
Dreamy Draw Recreation Area ©
Dreamy Draw Recreation Area
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Old Point Loma Lighthouse and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and San Diego Bay Walk will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: stroll through Coronado Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Windansea Beach, pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Diego day trip website.

Getting from Phoenix to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Phoenix in October, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (78°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 3:
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Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse

2
nights
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 4th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Wonderland of Rocks and then stroll through Split Rock. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Geology Tour Road and then identify plant and animal life at Cottonwood Spring Oasis.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Joshua Tree National Park trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Joshua Tree National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Diego in November, Joshua Tree National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
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Cottonwood Spring Oasis ©
Cottonwood Spring Oasis
Wonderland of Rocks ©
Wonderland of Rocks

2
nights
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, then admire the masterpieces at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic La Arcada Courtyard. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Douglas Family Preserve, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then learn about winemaking at Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Santa Barbara by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
The Historic La Arcada Courtyard ©
The Historic La Arcada Courtyard
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve

2
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 8th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Center for Spiritual Enlightenment, steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House, then don't miss a visit to Coachella Valley Church, and finally examine the collection at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): engage your brain at Children's Discovery Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of San Jose City Hall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Jose online trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Santa Barbara to San Jose in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Santa Barbara in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Jose: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fresno.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral ©
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

2
nights
Fresno

Fresno ©
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): hike along Blossom Trail and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Johns Cathedral of Fresno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St George Greek Orthodox Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forestiere Underground Gardens, then learn about winemaking at Quady Winery, then do a tasting at Ficklin Vineyards, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fresno online travel route builder.

Drive from San Jose to Fresno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in November, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Madera
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Forestiere Underground Gardens ©
Forestiere Underground Gardens
St. Johns Cathedral of Fresno ©
St. Johns Cathedral of Fresno
St George Greek Orthodox Church ©
St George Greek Orthodox Church

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Mission Dolores. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Point, get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to San Francisco fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Fresno to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in San Francisco are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fort Point ©
Fort Point

3
nights
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Wells Fargo Museum, then examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at California State Capitol Museum, grab your bike and head to American River Bicycle Trail, and then examine the collection at Old Sacramento Waterfront.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sacramento travel itinerary planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in November since evenings lows in Sacramento dip to 44°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum
California State Capitol Museum ©
California State Capitol Museum

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Portland Japanese Garden and International Rose Test Garden. Visiting Hoyt Arboretum and Forest Park will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, take a stroll through Alberta Street, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tabor Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Northwest (Nob Hill).

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland holiday planner.

Fly from Sacramento to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sacramento in November, plan for little chillier days in Portland, with highs around 53°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Alberta Street ©
Alberta Street

8
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.
Get outdoors at Snoqualmie Falls and Meadowdale Beach Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bruce Lee Grave Site and West Point Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Hurricane Ridge (in Olympic National Park), Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island) and Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge (in Olympia). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, take in panoramic vistas at Sky View Observatory, and take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle vacation builder website.

Drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Snoqualmie Falls, Meadowdale Beach Park, Hurricane Ridge, Bloedel Reserve, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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