23 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

23 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
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Tofino, Canada
— 1 night
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Crofton, Canada
— 1 night
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Victoria, Canada
— 2 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 4 nights
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Carmel, United States
— 2 nights
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New York City, United States
— 1 night
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Los Angeles, United States

— 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Pack the 20th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Los Angeles. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Tofino.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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Tofino, Canada

— 1 night
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Adventure Tofino - Wildlife Tours as well as Archipelago Wildlife Cruises. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with Archipelago Wildlife Cruises and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Adventure Tofino - Wildlife Tours. On the next day, stop by Habit Clothing, look for gifts at Mermaid Tales Bookshop, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Chesterman Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tofino route tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Tofino by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In August, Tofino is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Crofton.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Crofton, Canada

— 1 night
On the 24th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Westholme Tea Company, then examine the collection at Cowichan Wooden Boat Society, then do a tasting at Rocky Creek Winery, and finally make a trip to Chemainus Festival Of Murals Society.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Crofton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tofino to Crofton takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Crofton

Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Victoria, Canada

— 2 nights

Garden City

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
On the 25th (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then admire the landmark architecture of Old Victoria Custom House, and finally stroll around Centennial Square. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Craigdarroch Castle, walk around Beacon Hill Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Inner Harbour.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Crofton to Victoria takes 1.5 hours. In August in Victoria, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Vancouver, Canada

— 3 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at English Bay, then kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, and then wander the streets of Granville Island. On the next day, visit Gastown, then explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver vacation maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Victoria to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Victoria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vancouver, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

San Francisco, United States

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then stroll through Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Union Square, wander the streets of SoMa, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip website.

Fly from Vancouver to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Las Vegas, United States

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, and have fun at Paris Las Vegas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday builder tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 29°C, while days are much warmer, around 45°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Carmel.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carmel, United States

— 2 nights
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 5th (Wed), kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, contemplate the long history of Cannery Row, and then wander the streets of Old Fisherman's Wharf.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Carmel trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Carmel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Carmel, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

New York City, United States

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, then go for a walk through Times Square, and finally appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at New York Public Library and then tour the water at your own pace with Narwhal Yacht Charters.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City journey app.

Traveling by flight from Carmel to New York City takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Carmel to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Carmel in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Outdoors · Transportation · Tours

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.

Monterey County travel guide

4.4
Aquariums · Scenic Drive · Dolphin & Whale Watching