55 days in Canada, United States, South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

55 days in Canada, United States, South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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Calgary, Canada
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Kelowna, Canada
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Fresno, United States
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San Francisco, United States
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Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Lausanne, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Drive to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls, Canada
— 4 nights
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Drive to Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Fly to Norfolk International Airport, Drive to Virginia Beach
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Virginia Beach, United States
— 2 nights
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Raleigh, United States
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Drive to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Fly to Miami International Airport, Drive to Hialeah
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Hialeah, United States
— 1 night
Drive to Miami International Airport, Fly to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
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Birmingham, United States
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Saint Louis, United States
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Memphis, United States
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Calgary, Canada

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Glenbow Museum and Banff Park Museum. Let the collections at Royal Tyrrell Museum and Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Banff (Willock & Sax Gallery, Cave and Basin National Historic Site, &more) and Orkney Viewpoint (in Drumheller). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Calgary, pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Midnapore Chapel, browse the different shops at Stephen Avenue Walk, and take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Calgary trip itinerary builder website.

Durango, USA to Calgary is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Durango in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Calgary, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Calgary

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Kelowna, Canada

Orchard City

At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
On the 6th (Sun), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kelowna trip planning tool.

Fly from Calgary to Kelowna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Fresno.

Things to do in Kelowna

Tours · Wineries
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Fresno, United States

The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
On the 7th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Legion of Valor Museum, admire the natural beauty at Forestiere Underground Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George Greek Orthodox Church, and finally stroll around Woodward Regional Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fresno trip itinerary maker website.

Explore your travel options from Kelowna to Fresno with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Fresno are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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San Francisco, United States

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Tule Elk Preserve (in Point Reyes National Seashore) and Point Reyes Safaris (in Point Reyes Station). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, and learn about all things military at USS Pampanito.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco route planner.

Traveling by car from Fresno to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Fresno, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Sydney, Australia

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.
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Australian National Maritime Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The Rocks and Lennox Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights) and Faulconbridge (Corridor of Oaks & Faulconbridge Cemetery). And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Sydney in 17 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 18 hour difference. In June, Sydney is a bit cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Friedhof Fluntern are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Landesmuseum and Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern, Chapel Bridge, &more), Appenzell (St Mauritius Church & Museum Appenzell) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town, don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, browse the exhibits of Haus zum Rech, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zurich travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Zurich takes 25 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Zurich. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lausanne, Switzerland

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Chillon and Mosque of Lausanne. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eglise de Saint-Sulpice and Gruyeres Castle. Explore Lausanne's surroundings by going to Magdalena Hermitage (in Granges-Paccot) and Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more). There's still lots to do: have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, savor the flavors at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Palud.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lausanne online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lausanne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Birmingham, United Kingdom

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Visit The Roman Baths and Warwick Castle for their historical value. Chatsworth House and Bath Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Birmingham: Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Abbey & Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures), WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and St Saviour's Church (in Tetbury). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Steelhouse Lane Lock-up, don't miss a visit to Brindleyplace, look for all kinds of wild species at Charnwood Forest Alpacas, and see the interesting displays at Cadbury World.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Birmingham online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Lausanne to Birmingham in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lausanne to Birmingham. In June, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Conwy Castle and Sizergh Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at National Railway Museum and Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liverpool: Seacoast Safaris (in Beaumaris), York (York City Walls, The York Dungeon, &more) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, contemplate the long history of Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, get a new perspective on nature at World Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Liverpool online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Birmingham to Liverpool in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Niagara Falls, Canada

Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at White Water Walk and HMCS Haida National Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at Dundurn Castle and St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3. Step out of Niagara Falls to go to Mount Hope and see Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, explore the galleries of Edward Spera Gallery, explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Liverpool to Niagara Falls with the Route module. Traveling from Liverpool to Niagara Falls, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Liverpool in July: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Virginia Beach, United States

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 14th (Wed), examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then stroll through Virginia Beach, then admire the majestic nature at First Landing State Park, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Cape Henry Lighthouse, make a trip to Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial, then get curious at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Virginia Beach online travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Niagara Falls to Virginia Beach. In July, Virginia Beach is a bit warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

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Raleigh, United States

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, then identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Raleigh trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Raleigh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hialeah.

Things to do in Raleigh

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Hialeah, United States

Hialeah is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Little Flower, then take a stroll through Miracle Mile, then see the interesting displays at Miami Auto Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Amelia Earhart Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hialeah trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Raleigh to Hialeah. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Raleigh in July since evenings lows in Hialeah dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Hialeah

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Birmingham, United States

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, then don't miss a visit to Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, and then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Birmingham itinerary builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hialeah to Birmingham. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hialeah to Birmingham. Traveling from Hialeah in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Birmingham, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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Saint Louis, United States

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and Lincoln Home National Historic Site will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. Take a break from Saint Louis with a short trip to World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, walk around Forest Park, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and identify plant and animal life at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis online travel route planner.

Fly from Birmingham to Saint Louis in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Memphis, United States

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Graceland, see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and then have fun at Overton Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Railroad & Trolley Museum, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, then make a trip to Beale Street, and finally look for gifts at Lansky.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Memphis vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Memphis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 27°C in Memphis. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Canada travel guide

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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.

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.