60 days in North America Itinerary

60 days in North America Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9 h
1
Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  12 h 45 min
2
Banff National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
4
Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
San Francisco, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Los Angeles, United States
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
8
Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Las Vegas, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
10
Mexico City, Mexico
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
11
Orlando, United States
— 3 nights
Fly + Subway:  4 h 15 min
12
Washington DC, United States
— 5 nights
Subway + Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
New York City, United States
— 6 nights
End: New York City, United States

6
nights
Yellowstone National Park, United States

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, trek along Artist Point, and gain insight at Yellowstone Institute.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip tool.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9- hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 47°F and lows reach 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin

4
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Step out of Banff National Park with an excursion to Wapta Falls in Yoho National Park--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, trek along Plain of Six Glaciers, contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Banff National Park online tour builder.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Banff National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Banff National Park, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 28°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Wapta Falls
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers

5
nights
Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Mount Edith Cavell Trail, explore the activities along Moab Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beauty Creek Trail, and take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jasper National Park trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in October: highs in Jasper National Park hover around 51°F, while lows dip to 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Lac Beauvert ©
Lac Beauvert
Beauty Creek Trail ©
Beauty Creek Trail

3
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, wander the streets of Granville Island, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Vancouver day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Vancouver in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jasper National Park to Vancouver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Vancouver is a bit warmer than Jasper National Park - with highs of 57°F and lows of 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

North Vancouver
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

2
nights
Seattle, United States

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 22nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, and then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle route planner.

You can fly from Vancouver to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in October, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (63°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

5
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, approximately Napa away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

5
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary planning tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 82°F and lows are around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 2:
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
nights
Grand Canyon National Park, United States

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: trek along Bright Angel Trail, stroll through Rim Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 54°F and 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
nights
Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas route maker.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

1
night
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Museo del Templo Mayor, get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, then steep yourself in history at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City day trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Mexico City by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in Mexico City are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

3
nights
Orlando, United States

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 18th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Orlando takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Orlando. In November, Orlando is somewhat warmer than Mexico City - with highs of 78°F and lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 18:
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

5
nights
Washington DC, United States

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Little Round Top). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and subway from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in November, you will find days in Washington DC are little chillier (59°F), and nights are cooler (42°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gettysburg
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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nights
New York City, United States

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: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City holiday planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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