55 days in South Pacific, United States & Canada Itinerary

55 days in South Pacific, United States & Canada Itinerary

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Start: Hobart, Australia
Fly:  3 h 45 min
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Melbourne, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
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San Francisco, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h
4
Beaverton, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Everett, United States
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h
7
Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h
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Golden, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
9
Glacier National Park, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h
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Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
11
Idaho Falls, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
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Salt Lake City, United States
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h
13
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
14
Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
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Fly + Bus + Shuttle:  4 h 45 min
15
Santa Cruz, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
16
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
17
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h
18
Niagara Falls, Canada
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
19
Toronto, Canada
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 45 min
20
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h 45 min
21
New York City, United States
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3 h
22
Boston, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  23 h
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Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
24
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Hobart, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get some historical perspective at St. Patrick's Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Degraves Street and Fitzroy Gardens. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong to see William Ricketts Sanctuary about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park, get your game on at Zero Latency, see the interesting displays at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda Pier.

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Hobart to Melbourne is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

William Ricketts Sanctuary, St Kilda Pier
Highlights from your plan
Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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Auckland, New Zealand

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, then steep yourself in history at Stockade Hill, then contemplate the long history of Howick Historical Village, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Helier's Bay. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral and then enjoy the sand and surf at Takapuna Beach.

Plan a trip to Auckland easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can fly from Melbourne to Auckland in 7 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Auckland due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect nights in Auckland to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Auckland

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Stockade Hill
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Howick Historical Village ©
Howick Historical Village

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and finally take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Auckland to San Francisco in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to San Francisco is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Auckland in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are much warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Beaverton.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Filbert Street Stairs ©
Filbert Street Stairs
Mission Dolores ©
Mission Dolores

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Beaverton, United States

Beaverton
Beaverton is a city in Washington County, in the U.S. For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Beaverton day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Francisco to Beaverton. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Beaverton, with lows of 11°C. You'll set off for Seattle on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Beaverton

Wineries Parks Tours

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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 26th (Thu): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, and then admire the sheer force of Snoqualmie Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then walk around Kerry Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Beaverton to Seattle in 3 hours. Traveling from Beaverton in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Everett.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Everett, United States

Everett ©
Everett is the county seat of and the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States. On the 28th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Schack Art Center and then explore the engaging exhibits at Imagine Children's Museum.

Start your trip to Everett by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Seattle to Everett in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Everett are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Everett

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Imagine Children's Museum ©
Imagine Children's Museum
Schack Art Center ©
Schack Art Center

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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.
On the 29th (Sun), explore the activities along False Creek, put a fun spin on your tour with Vancouver Mysteries, and then grab your bike and head to Mundy Park. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Third Beach, then stroll through Kitsilano Beach, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bloedel Conservatory.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vancouver trip planner.

Traveling by car from Everett to Vancouver takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Golden.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mundy Park
Highlights from your plan
Vancouver Seawall
Vancouver Seawall
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach
Mundy Park ©
Mundy Park

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Golden, Canada

Golden ©
Shining from its nook in the Rocky Mountain Trench, the town of Golden lives up to its name, with memorable scenery at every turn.
On the 1st (Tue), explore the activities along Mummery Glacier Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at BMX Pump Track, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River, then explore the activities along Kicking Horse River, then don't miss a visit to Edelweiss Village, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Golden route maker app.

You can drive from Vancouver to Golden in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vancouver in October, with highs in Golden at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Golden

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Yoho National Park, Crowfoot Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Takakkaw Falls ©
Takakkaw Falls
Crowfoot Glacier ©
Crowfoot Glacier
Kicking Horse River ©
Kicking Horse River

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Glacier National Park, United States

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 4th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Grinnell Glacier.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Golden to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Golden in October, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Granite Park Trail ©
Granite Park Trail
McDonald Creek ©
McDonald Creek

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Yellowstone National Park, United States

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and finally take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, and finally identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Yellowstone National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in October; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 9°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

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Idaho Falls, United States

Idaho Falls ©
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Visiting Craters of the Moon National Monument and Lava Hot Springs will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rexburg Nature Park and Headwaters Golf Club. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Idaho Falls: Cress Creek Nature Trail (in Rexburg), Teton Rock Gym (in Driggs) and Poky Popcorn Shop (in Pocatello). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Chesterfield Townsite and don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Idaho Falls trip builder.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Idaho Falls takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Idaho Falls at 19°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Rexburg, Teton Rock Gym, Headwaters Golf Club, Poky Popcorn Shop, Chesterfield Townsite
Highlights from your plan
Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
Craters of the Moon National Monument
Rexburg Nature Park ©
Rexburg Nature Park
Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs

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Salt Lake City, United States

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Temple Square and The Tabernacle. Kids will enjoy Timpanogos Cave National Monument and Wheeler Historic Farm. Change things up with a short trip to Wasatch Mountains in Sundance (about 58 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Little Cottonwood Canyon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Office Building, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Idaho Falls to Salt Lake City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Idaho Falls in October, with highs in Salt Lake City at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Wasatch Mountains
Highlights from your plan
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Get outdoors at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias. When in Yosemite National Park, make a side trip to see Stanislaus National Forest in Hathaway Pines, approximately Hathaway Pines away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, make a trip to Olmsted Point, get great views at Washburn Point, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Salt Lake City to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, expect little chillier with lows of -2°C in Yosemite National Park. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Stanislaus National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Getty Center and Newport Beach. Family-friendly places like Griffith Observatory and Venice Beach and Boardwalk will thrill your kids. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Newport Beach and see The Wedge, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, get curious at California Science Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles attractions planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 32°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Santa Cruz, United States

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Take a break from the city and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail and Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seabright State Beach and Cowell's Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Natural Bridges State Beach, learn about winemaking at Beauregard Vineyard, stroll through Pleasure Point Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Santa Cruz trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Los Angeles to Santa Cruz takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get slightly colder in Santa Cruz: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Highlights from your plan
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take a memorable drive along Scenic 49 Mile Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Golden Gate Promenade, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip app.

Drive from Santa Cruz to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Lands End ©
Lands End

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New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Escape the urban bustle at Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Speed Boats Tours. Bring the kids along to New York Public Library and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, take a stroll through SoHo, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and make a trip to Times Square.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

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Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls
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.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Niagara Falls at 20°C and lows at 9°C. You will leave for Toronto on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

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Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Nathan Phillips Square and then get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Toronto travel route website.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rattray Marsh Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Rattray Marsh Conservation Area ©
Rattray Marsh Conservation Area

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, then stop by Chinatown, and finally look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, expand your understanding of the military at Fort Point, then explore the galleries of USS Pampanito, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip app.

Getting from Toronto to San Francisco by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to San Francisco. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grace Cathedral ©
Grace Cathedral
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers

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New York City, United States

New York City ©
On the 3rd (Sun), hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kings County Distillery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel, and finally admire the striking features of The Oculus.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in November; daily highs in New York City reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Room Escape Games
St. Paul's Chapel ©
St. Paul's Chapel

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Boston, United States

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at King's Chapel, get a sense of history and politics at Old State House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at New England Aquarium, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and finally steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, explore the engaging exhibits at Boston Children's Museum, and then stroll around Charles River Esplanade.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Boston online vacation planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, Boston is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
New England Aquarium ©
New England Aquarium
Old State House ©
Old State House
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
On the 8th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Browns Bay Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Muriwai Gannet Colony, and then relax in the rural setting at Sweet Red Strawberries. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Howick Historical Village, get your game on at Virtual Reality Studio, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to SkyTower.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Auckland online visit planner.

Fly from Boston to Auckland in 23 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to New Zealand Standard Time is 17 hours. When traveling from Boston in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Auckland, with highs around 20°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Browns Bay Beach, Muriwai Gannet Colony, Orewa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Browns Bay Beach ©
Browns Bay Beach
Muriwai Gannet Colony ©
Muriwai Gannet Colony
Orewa Beach ©
Orewa Beach

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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
On the 11th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, then wander the streets of Degraves Street, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, then get your game on at Viri VR, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Auckland to Melbourne takes 7 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Auckland to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in November, expect nights in Melbourne to be slightly colder, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Museums

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St Kilda Pier
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Zero Latency
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St. Patrick's Cathedral
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St Paul's Cathedral

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