25 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

25 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— 4 nights
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San Diego, United States
— 1 night
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Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park, United States
— 2 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
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Victoria, Canada
— 2 nights
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Courtenay, Canada
— 2 nights
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Tofino, Canada
— 3 nights

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and RocketBoat. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muir Woods National Monument and Golden Gate Park. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tee off at Lincoln Park, make a trip to Lombard Street, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
RocketBoat ©
RocketBoat

4
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Yosemite National Park, United States

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Get in touch with nature at Half Dome and Taft Point. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, make a trip to Olmsted Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Gaylor Lake, and see the interesting displays at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
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San Diego, United States

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego travel route builder site.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to San Diego takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, stroll around Kerry Park, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then make a trip to Space Needle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight and then get some jogging in at Discovery Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Seattle road trip site.

Fly from San Diego to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Seattle, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Discovery Park ©
Discovery Park
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

2
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Olympic National Park, United States

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then don't miss a visit to Hurricane Ridge. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip builder tool.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect Olympic National Park to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

3
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kitsilano Beach and Granville Island. Explore hidden gems such as Grouse Mountain and Vancouver Lookout. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Stanley Park, stroll through Spanish Banks, and admire all the interesting features of Lighthouse Park.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vancouver travel route app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Olympic National Park to Vancouver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Olympic National Park in July, Vancouver is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lighthouse Park, Grouse Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Grouse Mountain ©
Grouse Mountain
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

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Victoria, Canada

Victoria ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Government House, walk around Beacon Hill Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Inner Harbour. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens and then go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria route maker app.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Victoria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Vancouver in July, you will find days in Victoria are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Courtenay.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Central Saanich
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens

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Courtenay, Canada

Courtenay ©
Courtenay is a city on the east coast of Vancouver Island, in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Juan de Fuca Provincial Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at I-Hos Gallery, delve into the lush surroundings at Cape Scott Provincial Park, and then walk around Nymph Falls Nature Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Courtenay trip planner.

You can drive from Victoria to Courtenay in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Victoria in July, you will find days in Courtenay are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Tofino.

Things to do in Courtenay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Vancouver Island
Highlights from your plan
Juan de Fuca Provincial Park ©
Juan de Fuca Provincial Park
Cape Scott Provincial Park
Cape Scott Provincial Park
Nymph Falls Nature Park ©
Nymph Falls Nature Park

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Tofino, Canada

Tofino ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Pacific Rim National Park and Clayoquot Sound. You'll get in some beach time at Long Beach and Schooner Cove. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Maquinna Provincial Marine Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Tofino Brewing Company, and make a trip to Reflecting Spirit Gallery.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tofino trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Courtenay to Tofino in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Courtenay in August, plan for slightly colder days in Tofino, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Schooner Cove ©
Schooner Cove

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