60 days in United States Itinerary

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Bus to Dublin, Fly to New York City
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New York City
— 9 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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New York City — 9 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.
Step out of New York City with an excursion to Coney Island in Brooklyn--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip builder.

Belfast, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Belfast in September, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can fly to Washington DC.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Find places to stay Sep 1 — 10:

Washington DC — 4 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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, and admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Washington DC vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Chicago.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:

Chicago — 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chicago travel route planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Chicago by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Chicago are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

Yellowstone National Park — 7 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel route planner.

Fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chicago in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 24:

Grand Teton National Park — 4 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Spend the 25th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, admire all the interesting features of Teton Park Road, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Grand Canyon National Park — 6 nights

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 1st (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point, get great views at Yaki Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, and try to win big at New York New York Casino.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks
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Los Angeles — 3 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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 6 nights

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, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Crissy Field, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Glacier National Park.
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Glacier National Park — 5 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
On the 24th (Tue), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and stroll through Avalanche Lake.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Glacier National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Glacier National Park. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Glacier National Park, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to fly to Seattle.
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Seattle — 4 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.
Seattle is known for museums, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle holiday maker.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Glacier National Park in October, expect Seattle to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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