42 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

42 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Fly to John F Kennedy International Airport, Drive to Greenport
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Greenport, United States
— 1 night
Drive to John F Kennedy International Airport, Fly to Lester B. Pearson International Airport
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Toronto, Canada
— 4 nights
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Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Sault Ste Marie, Drive to Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Bus to Mackinaw, Ferry to Mackinac Island
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Mackinac Island, United States
— 1 night
Ferry to Mackinaw, Fly to Columbus
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Columbus, United States
— 3 nights
Fly
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Charlotte, United States
— 1 night
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Greenville, United States
— 3 nights
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Chattanooga, United States
— 3 nights
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St. Petersburg, United States
— 2 nights
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Austin, United States
— 3 nights
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Rapid City, United States
— 3 nights
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Salt Lake City, United States
— 1 night
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Whitefish, United States
— 3 nights
Drive to Glacier Park International Airport, Fly to Vancouver International Airport
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Vancouver, Canada
— 4 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, United States
— 3 nights
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Anchorage, United States
— 2 nights
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Greenport, United States

— 1 night
Nestled on the north fork of Long Island within a pastoral landscape of farms and vineyards, Greenport is a historic village best known for its waterfront walkway with a 36-horse vintage carousel as its centerpiece.
For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Greenport online holiday planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Greenport is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Brussels to Greenport due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Greenport: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Greenport

Outdoors · Tours

Toronto, Canada

— 4 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Change things up with these side-trips from Toronto: Niagara Falls (Skylon Tower & Journey Behind the Falls). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to CN Tower, see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, take in the spiritual surroundings of St James Anglican Cathedral, and browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Greenport to Toronto. In July, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Mackinac Island, United States

— 1 night
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 27th (Mon), look for gifts at Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, car, and bus from Toronto to Mackinac Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, Mackinac Island is a bit cooler than Toronto - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Columbus, United States

— 3 nights

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Venture out of the city with trips to National Museum of the US Air Force (in Dayton), Rockbridge (Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve & Zipline) and Rockhouse (in Logan). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, walk around Shrum Mound, look for gifts at Helen Winnemore's, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Columbus trip builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Mackinac Island to Columbus in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mackinac Island in July, expect Columbus to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Charlotte, United States

— 1 night

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get outside with The Green, explore the engaging exhibits at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center, and then stroll around First Ward Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Charlotte online road trip planner.

Getting from Columbus to Charlotte by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Columbus in July, you will find days in Charlotte are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Greenville, United States

— 3 nights

Textile Center of the World

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Venture out of the city with trips to DuPont State Recreational Forest (in Cedar Mountain), Crystal Mountain Gem Mine (in Brevard) and Elijah Mountain Gem Mine (in Hendersonville). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Falls Park on the Reedy, cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy, and browse the fresh offerings at TD Saturday Market.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Greenville travel planner.

Drive from Charlotte to Greenville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Greenville are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Greenville

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Chattanooga, United States

— 3 nights

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chattanooga: Ocoee (Ocoee Outdoors, Inc., River Rafting & Tubing, &more). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Tennessee Aquarium, head outdoors with Stringer's Ridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Forest Hills Cemetery, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga vacation planner.

You can drive from Greenville to Chattanooga in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. August in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Adventure · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Petersburg, United States

— 2 nights

Florida's Sunshine City

Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Florida Holocaust Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Cage Brewing, then explore the world behind art at Imagine Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at Kozuba & Sons Distillery. On the next day, stroll around South Straub Park, then shop like a local with Duncan McClellan Gallery, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally do a tasting at Florida Orange Groves and Winery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg tour itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Chattanooga to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Chattanooga in August, St. Petersburg is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

Austin, United States

— 3 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get out of town with these interesting Austin side-trips: San Antonio (Six Flags Fiesta Texas & Friedrich Wilderness Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, admire the masterpieces at Elisabet Ney Museum, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Austin road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Austin takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from St. Petersburg in August, you will find days in Austin are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Rapid City, United States

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rapid City: Custer (Black Hills National Forest, Needles Eye Tunnel, &more), Brule (in Hill City) and Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone). The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Loop Road, view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and do a tasting at Firehouse Wine Cellars.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rapid City trip builder app.

You can fly from Austin to Rapid City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin to Rapid City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in August, expect Rapid City to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Salt Lake City, United States

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 15th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, contemplate the long history of Assembly Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip maker tool.

Getting from Rapid City to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapid City in August, expect Salt Lake City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Whitefish.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Whitefish, United States

— 3 nights
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Whitefish: Glacier National Park (Virginia Falls, Iceberg Lake Trail, &more) and West Glacier (River Rafting & Tubing & Glacier National Park).

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Whitefish vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Whitefish takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in August, with highs in Whitefish at 33°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whitefish

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Vancouver, Canada

— 4 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.
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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kitsilano Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver day trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Whitefish to Vancouver with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Whitefish to Vancouver is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Whitefish in August: highs in Vancouver hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Calgary, Canada

— 3 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Calgary is known for fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, step off the mainland to explore Prince's Island Park, get engrossed in the history at Glenbow Museum, and stroll through Calgary Pathway System.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Calgary trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Calgary takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver to Calgary, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Vancouver in August since evenings lows in Calgary dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Honolulu, United States

— 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner.

Getting from Calgary to Honolulu by flight takes about 11 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Calgary in August, you will find days in Honolulu are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are much warmer (28°C). You'll set off for Anchorage on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Anchorage, United States

— 2 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Eklutna Village Historic Park, then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Chugach National Forest, explore the landscape on two wheels at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Anchorage trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Anchorage takes 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in August, expect Anchorage to be colder, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Hawaii travel guide

4.4
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Aloha State
An archipelago of hundreds of volcanic islands located in a geological hot spot in the middle of Pacific, Hawaii offers diverse natural scenery and a warm tropical climate. The six major islands open to tourism draw visitors with their sun-drenched public beaches and craggy natural trails. Thanks to their mid-Pacific location, the islands boast a vibrant native culture influenced by both North America and Asia. You can spend your vacation basking in the modern comforts of the big hotels, but to experience the true spirit of these islands, remember that real Hawaiians live outdoors. Encounter nature by surfing, swimming, fishing, and picnicking, or join a guided tour across the ancient lava flows to the top of Hawaii's rugged volcanic peaks.