48 days in United States, South Pacific, Asia & Europe Itinerary

48 days in United States, South Pacific, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Seattle, United States
— 13 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 12 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Yvoire, France
— 2 nights
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Lyon, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Seattle, United States

— 13 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Seattle Free Walking Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like University of Washington and Seattle Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Vernon (Roozengaarde Display Garden, Tulip Town, &more), Olympia (Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge & Heritage Park) and Tacoma (Point Defiance Park & Chihuly Bridge of Glass). There's still lots to do: stroll around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Smith Tower, and admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Arboretum.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary maker app.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also fly; or 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 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to Sydney.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sydney, Australia

— 3 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sydney Harbour Circle Walk and Observatory Hill. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Lawrence Hargrave (in Stanwell Park), Appleshack at Glenbernie Orchard (in Darkes Forest) and Bald Hill Lookout (in Stanwell Tops). There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, step aboard James Craig Tall Ship, kick back and relax at Maroubra Beach, and ponder the design of Archibald Fountain.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Sydney in 20.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 18 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in April: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Tokyo.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tokyo, Japan

— 12 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arakurayama Sengen Park and Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tokyo: Gongendo Sakura Tsutsumi (in Satte), Tokiwadaira Cherry Blossom Promenade (in Matsudo) and Fujiyoshida (Mt. Fuji Station, Chureito Pagoda, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Kinuta Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gotokuji Temple, contemplate the long history of Hozomon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kasai Rinkai Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Tokyo takes 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sydney to Tokyo. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Geneva.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Geneva, Switzerland

— 5 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chapel of the Maccabees and Chateau de Nyon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Prangins Castle (in Prangins) and Nyon (Roman Columns, Musee Romain, &more). On the 7th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musee Ariana, don't miss a visit to Banc de la Treille, get a new perspective on nature at MEG Musee d’ethnographie de Geneve, and wander the streets of Vieux-Carouge.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Geneva sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Tokyo to Geneva in 17 hours. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Tokyo to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tokyo in May, with highs in Geneva at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Yvoire.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Yvoire, France

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Plage Beauregard, then hike along Le Signal des Voirons, and then examine the collection at Musee de Prehistoire Et Geologie de Sciez. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at La Chataigniere - Domaine de Rovoree and then identify plant and animal life at Jardin des Cinq Sens.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yvoire road trip planning app.

You can drive from Geneva to Yvoire in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Yvoire

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Lyon, France

— 5 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Step off the beaten path and head to Eglise Saint Nizier and Musee d'Histoire de Lyon. Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Dijon (Rue Des Forges, Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne, &more) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Beaune). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Imprimerie de Lyon, enjoy some diversion at France Aventures Lyon, make a trip to Abbaye de Saint Martin d'Ainay, and snap pictures at Pont Raymond Barre.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lyon trip planner.

You can drive from Yvoire to Lyon in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Tours · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Isabella Plantation and Highgate Cemetery. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hampstead Heath, take a stroll through South Kensington, enjoy some music at South Bank, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Getting from Lyon to London by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lyon to London. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lyon in May: highs in London hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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United States travel guide

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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.