60 days in Western US Itinerary

60 days in Western US Itinerary

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Seattle
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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Phoenix
— 4 nights
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Sedona
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 5 nights

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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.
Take a break from Seattle with a short trip to ILovekickboxing in Kirkland, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, stroll around Volunteer Park Conservatory, make a trip to Space Needle, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seattle travel route site.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Seattle is minus 3 hours. April in Seattle sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 8:
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Must see
ILovekickboxing
4.9
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Art Museum
Chihuly Garden and Glass
4.7
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Specialty Museum
The Museum of Flight
4.8

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

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 nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 14:
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7

7
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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: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, trek along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 21:
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Must see
Taft Point
4.9
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Landmark
Yosemite Village
3.5
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Geologic Formation
Half Dome
4.9

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): trek along Congress Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Baldy, and then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
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Must see
Giant Forest
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Big Baldy
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Congress Trail
4.9

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 24th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in April, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
4.5
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 4:
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Zoo
San Diego Zoo
4.5
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Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8
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Playground
Balboa Park
4.8

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Hoover Dam). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and wander the streets of The Strip.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip website.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Parks · Casinos · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 4 — 10:
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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center (in Scottsdale), Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield) and Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler). The adventure continues: let the river carry you with Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep Tours, see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at KOLI Equestrian Center, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Phoenix tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Phoenix are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 10 — 14:
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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Clarkdale (Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite & Arizona Copper Art Museum) and Predator Zip Lines (in Camp Verde). There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, hike along Bear Mountain Trail, explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and paddle through the water with Clarkdale Kayak Co..

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona online trip planner.

Getting from Phoenix to Sedona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Phoenix in May: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 78°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 19:
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.6

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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 26th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Hermit Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online route planner.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in May, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 33°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 19 — 26:
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 27th (Thu), stroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. On the next day, see Off-Road Tours, then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then hike along Wildcat Trail.

Discover how to plan a Monument Valley trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 5.5 hours. In May, Monument Valley is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 74°F and lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
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Must see
Photography Tours
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Wildcat Trail
4.7

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 29th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Deep Desert Expeditions, enjoy unforgettable views with Canyonlands Ballooning, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos and more tourist information, use the Moab tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 49°F. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Off-Road Tours
4.9

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