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

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

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Kansas City, United States
— 3 nights
Drive to Kansas City International Airport, Fly to Saint John Airport
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Saint John, Canada
— 2 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
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Gelsenkirchen, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive to Düsseldorf Airport, Fly to Oslo Gardermoen Airport
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Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Nantes, France
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Valencia, Spain
— 4 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 5 nights
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East London, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Perth, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly to Narita International Airport, Drive to Kashima
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Kashima, Japan
— 2 nights
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Kansas City, United States

— 3 nights

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
You'll explore and learn at National WWI Museum and Memorial and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate and Union Station. Take a break from Kansas City with a short trip to Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area in Blue Springs, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, see the interesting displays at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, shop like a local with Country Club Plaza, and identify plant and animal life at Parkville Nature Sanctuary.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kansas City vacation planner.

Vail to Kansas City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vail to Kansas City. Traveling from Vail in June, things will get warmer in Kansas City: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Saint John.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Saint John, Canada

— 2 nights

Canada's Irish City

An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
On the 5th (Sat), see the interesting displays at New Brunswick Museum, then contemplate the long history of Carleton Martello Tower, and then explore the activities along Reversing Falls Rapids. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Rockwood Park, then walk around Irving Nature Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saint John holiday builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kansas City to Saint John. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in June; daily highs in Saint John reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Saint John

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Manchester, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Let the collections at National Railway Museum and Chatsworth House capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Conwy Castle and York Minster are in your itinerary. Explore Manchester's surroundings by going to Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton), Eyam Plague Village Museum (in Eyam) and Conwy (Conwy Town Walls & Smallest House in Britain). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester vacation builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint John to Manchester. Traveling from Saint John to Manchester, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 6 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Groeningemuseum & Belfry of Bruges) and Ghent (Ghent City Center, Gravensteen, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels visit planning website.

Getting from Manchester to Brussels by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Brussels is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gelsenkirchen.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Gelsenkirchen, Germany

— 2 nights
Gelsenkirchen stands as a tribute to the Industrial Revolution in Germany.
Museum-lovers will get to explore LVR-Archaologischer Park Xanten and Schloss Horst. Popular historic sites such as Halde Rheinelbe and Muenster Cathedral (St. Paulus Dom) are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Gelsenkirchen: St. Viktor Dom (in Xanten) and Burg Bentheim (in Bad Bentheim). There's more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoom Erlebniswelt and get in on the family fun at Alma-Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gelsenkirchen attractions planner.

Drive from Brussels to Gelsenkirchen in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Gelsenkirchen

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Oslo, Norway

— 4 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vigeland Museum and Viking Ship Museum. Let the collections at Kon-Tiki Museum and Norsk Folkemuseum capture your imagination. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Oslomarka, get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, stroll around Vigeland Park, and examine the collection at The Ibsen Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Oslo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gelsenkirchen to Oslo. In June, daily temperatures in Oslo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Krakow, Poland

— 4 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Popular historic sites such as Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and Wawel Royal Castle are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine. Spend the 27th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja), and pause for some photo ops at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Krakow trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Krakow takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Oslo in June; daily highs in Krakow reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, then enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, look for all kinds of wild species at Leutascher Geisterklamm, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Krakow to Innsbruck by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Gallen.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Switzerland

— 2 nights
The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Landsgemeindeplatz, examine the collection at Museum Appenzell, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mauritius Church, then examine the collection at Textile Museum St.Gallen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Laurenzen, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kathedrale St.Gallen.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the St. Gallen day trip site.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to St. Gallen takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in St. Gallen

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Lyon, France

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Fresque des Lyonnais, Head underground at Carrieres de Glay, and then examine the collection at Musee des Confluences. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lyon day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from St. Gallen to Lyon with the Route module. Traveling from St. Gallen in July, you will find days in Lyon are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nantes.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Nantes, France

— 1 night

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Le Miroir d'Eau, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, then see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, hike along La Maison de la Riviere, and then get a dose of the wild on Detours en Loire.

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

You can fly from Lyon to Nantes in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lyon in July, with highs in Nantes at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Nantes

Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Valencia, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Visit Valencia Cathedral and Plaza de la Virgen for their historical value. Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and La Lonja de la Seda are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Valencia: Castillo de Santa Barbara (in Alicante) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Javea). Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanografic Valencia, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Valencia journey maker tool.

Getting from Nantes to Valencia by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nantes in July; daily highs in Valencia reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Malaga, Spain

— 5 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Popular historic sites such as Alhambra and Mirador de San Nicolas are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcazaba and Generalife. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Museo Lara (in Ronda), Born to be Wild (in Marbella) and Velero Intrepido (in Estepona). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro, delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malaga Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Martires.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Malaga vacation builder site.

You can fly from Valencia to Malaga in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Malaga are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to East London.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

East London, South Africa

— 3 nights
East London is a city on the southeast coast of South Africa in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality of the Eastern Cape province. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at East London Lion Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at West Bank Golf Club, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nahoon Beach, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Avalon Market.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our East London route maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Malaga to East London with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Malaga to East London is 1 hour. In July, East London is slightly colder than Malaga - with highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in East London

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Golf

Side Trip

Perth, Australia

— 2 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then get engrossed in the history at Revolutions Transport Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Perth online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from East London to Perth. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from East London in July; daily highs in Perth reach 21°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kashima.

Things to do in Perth

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kashima, Japan

— 2 nights
Kashima is a city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. Appreciate the collections at Tsukuba Space Center and Yokaren Peace Memorial Musuem. Kashima Jingu and Historic Old Town area in Sawara, Katori are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Kashima's surroundings by going to Katori (Katori Jingu Shrine & Ino Tadataka Memorial), Shimada Choemon and Shimada Masagoro Residence (in Shisui-machi) and National Museum of Japanese History (in Sakura). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple, don't miss a visit to Naritasan Omote Sando, take in nature's colorful creations at Deer Park, and stroll around Naritasan Park.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kashima trip itinerary maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Perth to Kashima with the Route module. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Perth in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Kashima, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kashima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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.