60 days in Western US & East Coast of USA Itinerary

60 days in Western US & East Coast of USA Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
6
San Diego
— 4 nights
7
Key Largo
— 2 nights
8
Marathon
— 2 nights
9
Key West
— 5 nights
10
Orlando
— 6 nights
11
Washington DC
— 5 nights
12
New York City
— 7 nights

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides (in Yountville) and Benziger Family Winery (in Glen Ellen). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Ahmedabad, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13.5 hour difference. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, Benziger Family Winery
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 25:
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Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides ©
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, look for all kinds of wild species at McGurk Meadow, explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Yosemite Valley Biking.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 31:
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Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
McGurk Meadow ©
McGurk Meadow

5
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.
On the 5th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. In December in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

6
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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Hoover Dam) and Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January: highs in Las Vegas hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos

Side Trips

Boulder City, Clark County Heritage Museum
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 11:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the fascinating landscape at The Huntington Desert Garden, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and stop by Bergamot Station.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online travel route planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Norton Simon Museum, The Huntington Desert Garden
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 16:
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and get a bird's-eye view with Corporate Helicopters.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip builder site.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in San Diego are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Key Largo.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 20:
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Corporate Helicopters ©
Corporate Helicopters
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

2
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Island Dolphin Care, test your team's savvy at Kingdom Escape Games, then glide peacefully along the water with PADDLE! The Florida Keys, and finally identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Florida Keys Visitor Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Justin Martyr Catholic Church, then see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove, and finally soothe aching muscles at Prana.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Key Largo tour itinerary tool.

You can fly from San Diego to Key Largo in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. In January, Key Largo is somewhat warmer than San Diego - with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:
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PADDLE! The Florida Keys ©
PADDLE! The Florida Keys
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Kingdom Escape Games ©
Kingdom Escape Games

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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then get interesting insight from Z Flight Watersports, then identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort, take the plunge with Skydive Key West, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Marathon vacation planner.

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Skydive Key West, SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort, Bahia Honda State Park
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:
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Z Flight Watersports ©
Z Flight Watersports
San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church
Skydive Key West ©
Skydive Key West

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nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Step out of Key West to go to Summerland Key and see Florida Keys Kayaks and Eco Tours, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, shop like a local with 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, and steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Key West online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Florida Keys Kayaks and Eco Tours
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Florida Keys Kayaks and Eco Tours ©
Florida Keys Kayaks and Eco Tours
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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Orlando

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Jeanine Taylor Folk Art (in Sanford) and DeLand (Stetson Mansion & Stetson University). Have a day of magic on the 4th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's lots more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and get in on the family fun at SeaWorld.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Orlando tour builder tool.

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Key West in January: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

DeLand, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Jeanine Taylor Folk Art
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 4:
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

Plan trip to Washington DC with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Orlando to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in February, with highs in Washington DC at 10°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 9:
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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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: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and walk around Central Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Central Park ©
Central Park
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

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