57 days in United States, Canada, South Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, Caribbean, South America & Central America Itinerary

57 days in United States, Canada, South Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, Caribbean, South America & Central America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock trip planner

Make it your trip
Drive
1
Astoria, United States
— 2 nights
Bus to Union Station, Portland, Fly to San Francisco
2
San Francisco, United States
Drive
3
Yosemite National Park, United States
Drive
4
Grand Canyon National Park, United States
Drive
5
Los Angeles, United States
Fly
6
Glacier National Park, United States
Drive
7
Banff National Park, Canada
Shuttle to Calgary, Fly to Vancouver
8
Vancouver, Canada
Fly
9
Anchorage, United States
— 2 nights
Fly
10
Lahaina, United States
Fly
11
Papeete, French Polynesia
Fly to Bora Bora, Ferry to Bora Bora
12
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Fly to Auckland International Airport, Drive to Raglan
13
Raglan, New Zealand
Drive to Auckland International Airport, Fly to Queenstown
14
Queenstown, New Zealand
Fly
15
Sigatoka, Fiji
Fly
16
Sydney, Australia
Fly
17
Port Douglas, Australia
Fly
18
Denpasar, Indonesia
Fly
19
Singapore, Singapore
Fly
20
Rawai, Thailand
Fly
21
Hong Kong, China
Fly
22
Tokyo, Japan
Fly
23
Seoul, South Korea
Fly
24
Beijing, China
Fly
25
Jaipur, India
Fly to Male, Ferry to Male
26
Male, Maldives
Fly to Hendrik Van Eck Airport, Drive to Kruger National Park
27
Kruger National Park, South Africa
Fly
28
Cape Town, South Africa
Fly
29
Cairo, Egypt
Fly
30
Fira, Greece
Fly
31
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Fly
32
Budapest, Hungary
Fly
33
Moscow, Russia
— 17 nights
Fly
34
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly
35
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
36
Florence, Italy
— 1 day
Train
37
Rome, Italy
— 1 day
Fly
38
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
39
Barcelona, Spain
Fly
40
Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 day
Fly
41
Paris, France
— 1 day
Train
42
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 day
Fly
43
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Fly
44
London, United Kingdom
Fly
45
Bridgetown, Barbados
Fly
46
Soufriere, St. Lucia
Unknown
47
Providencia Island, Colombia
Unknown
48
Machu Picchu, Peru
Fly
49
Santiago, Chile
Fly
50
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
Fly
51
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly
52
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly
53
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Fly
54
Havana, Cuba
Fly
55
New Orleans, United States
Fly
56
New York City, United States
Fly
57
Niagara Falls, United States
Fly
58
Yellowstone National Park, United States
Fly

S M T W T F S
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Astoria, United States

— 2 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 12th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Lewis & Clark Salt Works. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then pause for some photo ops at Chief Comcomly Memorial, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and finally take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Astoria online driving holiday planner.

Seattle to Astoria is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Astoria at 66°F and lows at 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

San Francisco, United States

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Astoria to San Francisco in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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.
To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 43°F. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. On the 15th (Tue), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Los Angeles, United States

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Crown of the Continent

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.
For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online route builder.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Glacier National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 45°F. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Banff National Park, Canada

Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Banff National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in June; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 63°F and lows reach 38°F. You'll set off for Vancouver on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Vancouver, Canada

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Banff National Park to Vancouver by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Vancouver. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Banff National Park in June, with highs in Vancouver at 69°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to fly to Anchorage.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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 17th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska Zoo, identify plant and animal life at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. Keep things going the next day: deepen your understanding at Alaska Native Heritage Center and then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Anchorage sightseeing app.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Anchorage takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Anchorage are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Lahaina.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Lahaina, United States

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Lahaina itinerary planner.

Fly from Anchorage to Lahaina in 8 hours. The time zone changes from Alaska Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Anchorage in June, you will find days in Lahaina are somewhat warmer (84°F), and nights are much warmer (72°F). You will leave for Papeete on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Papeete, French Polynesia

The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Papeete trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Papeete takes 11.5 hours. In June in Papeete, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. You will leave for Bora Bora on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Papeete

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bora Bora online travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Papeete to Bora Bora in 3.5 hours. You will leave for Raglan on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Bora Bora

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Raglan, New Zealand

Raglan is a small beachside town located 48 km west of Hamilton, New Zealand on State Highway 23. For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Raglan trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bora Bora to Raglan. The time zone difference when traveling from Bora Bora to Raglan is 22 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Raglan can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. You will leave for Queenstown on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Raglan

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Queenstown, New Zealand

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Queenstown vacation site.

Explore your travel options from Raglan to Queenstown with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Sigatoka.

Things to do in Queenstown

Spas
Highlights from your trip

Sigatoka, Fiji

Located at the western end of Coral Coast, with its long sheltered beaches and popular surf spots, Sigatoka is best known for its immediate surroundings than for the town itself.
To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sigatoka vacation site.

You can fly from Queenstown to Sigatoka in 9.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Sigatoka can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. You'll set off for Sydney on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Sigatoka

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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.
To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sydney online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Sigatoka to Sydney takes 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sigatoka to Sydney. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sigatoka in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 65°F and lows are around 50°F. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

Port Douglas, Australia

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Sydney to Port Douglas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 79°F and lows are around 65°F. You'll set off for Denpasar on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Denpasar, Indonesia

A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Denpasar online itinerary maker.

Getting from Port Douglas to Denpasar by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Port Douglas in June, with highs in Denpasar at 86°F and lows at 77°F. You'll set off for Singapore on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Denpasar

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

Singapore, Singapore

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): appreciate the history behind Merlion Park and then see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.

You can plan Singapore trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Denpasar to Singapore takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. June in Singapore sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Rawai.

Things to do in Singapore

Historic Sites · Museums

Rawai, Thailand

A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rawai trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Singapore to Rawai in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. June in Rawai sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. You'll set off for Hong Kong on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Hong Kong, China

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Hong Kong driving holiday tool.

You can fly from Rawai to Hong Kong in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rawai to Hong Kong. Traveling from Rawai in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Hong Kong, with lows around 82°F. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Shopping · Parks · Nightlife · Outdoors

Tokyo, Japan

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.
To find photos and tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planner.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Tokyo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Hong Kong in June, with highs in Tokyo at 79°F and lows at 67°F. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Seoul, South Korea

One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Seoul trip website.

You can fly from Tokyo to Seoul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Seoul are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. You'll set off for Beijing on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Seoul

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Beijing, China

As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Beijing attractions planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Beijing in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Seoul to Beijing, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seoul in June, expect nights in Beijing to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 88°F. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Jaipur.

Things to do in Beijing

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Jaipur, India

Pink City

Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jaipur online attractions planner.

You can fly from Beijing to Jaipur in 16 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Beijing to Jaipur, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Beijing in June: high temperatures in Jaipur hover around 104°F and lows are around 82°F. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Male.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours · Shopping · Transportation · Outdoors

Male, Maldives

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): walk around Sultan Park and then hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Male holiday builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Jaipur to Male takes 9 hours. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Jaipur to Male due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Jaipur in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Male: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Male

Shopping · Parks
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park online driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Male to Kruger National Park. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Male to Kruger National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Male in June, plan for little chillier days in Kruger National Park, with highs around 73°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 50°F. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Cape Town, South Africa

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cape Town travel website.

You can fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kruger National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 46°F at night. You will leave for Cairo on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Cape Town

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Wildlife

Cairo, Egypt

City of a Thousand Minarets

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Cape Town to Cairo in 14 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in June; daily highs in Cairo reach 94°F and lows reach 73°F. You'll set off for Fira on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Cairo

Tours · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fira trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Fira takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in June: highs in Fira hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 70°F. On the 29th (Tue), you're off to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Nightlife

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik tour planning website.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Dubrovnik takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Dubrovnik. Traveling from Fira in June, expect little chillier with lows of 65°F in Dubrovnik. You'll set off for Budapest on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife

Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Budapest trip simple and quick.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Budapest by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Budapest when traveling from Dubrovnik in June, with lows around 56°F. You will leave for Moscow on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Budapest

Tours · Nightlife · Museums · Outdoors

Moscow, Russia

— 17 nights

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moscow: Sergiyev Posad (Trinity Cathedral, The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, &more), Zvenigorod (Monument to Chekhov & Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery) and Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo (in Arkhangelskoye). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Red Square, browse the exhibits of Moscow Kremlin, admire the striking features of Lenin's Mausoleum, and meet the residents at Moscow Zoo.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Moscow road trip planning website.

You can fly from Budapest to Moscow in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Moscow. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in June: highs in Moscow hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 18th (Sun), take a stroll through Nyhavn, admire the striking features of Amalienborg, contemplate the long history of Rosenborg Castle, then pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Saviour's Church and then find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip builder.

You can fly from Moscow to Copenhagen in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Copenhagen. In July, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Cinque Terre, Italy

— 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get outside with Cinque Terre Trails, kick back and relax at Levanto Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio della Cofradia dei Bianchi o de Santa Croce. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): take a stroll around Vernazza, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then discover the deep blue sea with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, and finally stop by Art in Banchi.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Cinque Terre in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in July; daily highs in Cinque Terre reach 86°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 1 day

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence route builder.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Rome, Italy

— 1 day

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 23rd (Fri), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Vaticano Egyptian Obelisk, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

Plan my day in Rome using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ibiza Town, Spain

— 2 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
On the 24th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Platja de ses Salines, get outside with Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, and finally visit Dalt Vila. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Ibiza, stroll through Playa Cala Salada, then kick back and relax at Cala Bassa, and finally kick back and relax at Cala Comte.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town vacation maker tool.

You can fly from Rome to Ibiza Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daytime highs in Barcelona are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. On the 25th (Sun), you're off to Marrakech.

Things to do in Barcelona

Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Marrakech, Morocco

— 1 day

Red City

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle and then don't miss a visit to Jemaa el-Fna.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Marrakech takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 100°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly to Paris.

Things to do in Marrakech

Shopping · Parks

Paris, France

— 1 day

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris journey planner.

Getting from Marrakech to Paris by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Marrakech to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marrakech in July, expect nights in Paris to be slightly colder, around 60°F, while days are much colder, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Parks

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 day

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 28th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in July; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 66°F and lows reach 51°F. On the 29th (Thu), you're off to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

London, United Kingdom

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

Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Edinburgh in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 56°F at night. On the 29th (Thu), you'll travel to Bridgetown.

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Tours

Bridgetown, Barbados

Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bridgetown holiday planner.

Fly from London to Bridgetown in 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Atlantic Standard Time is minus 4 hours. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Bridgetown: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 78°F at night. On the 29th (Thu), you're off to Soufriere.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Soufriere, St. Lucia

Home to some of Saint Lucia's landmark buildings and natural features, Soufriere provides travelers with an engaging and direct route into the center of island life.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Soufriere fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from Bridgetown to Soufriere in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 78°F. You will leave for Providencia Island on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Soufriere

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Providencia Island, Colombia

Although part of Colombia, the small, isolated Providencia Island retains its Caribbean culture and English-Creole language.
To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Providencia Island sightseeing website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Soufriere to Providencia Island. Traveling from Soufriere to Providencia Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Providencia Island, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 79°F at night. You will leave for Machu Picchu on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Providencia Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Machu Picchu, Peru

A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Machu Picchu road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Providencia Island to Machu Picchu. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Spas

Santiago, Chile

City of the Island Hills

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Santiago online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Machu Picchu to Santiago in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Peru Standard Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. You'll set off for San Carlos de Bariloche on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Santiago

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Shopping
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Santiago to San Carlos de Bariloche in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago to San Carlos de Bariloche due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in August, and nighttime lows around 31°F. You will leave for Buenos Aires on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Buenos Aires trip planner.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, Buenos Aires is a bit warmer than San Carlos de Bariloche - with highs of 63°F and lows of 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro sightseeing website.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in August, things will get a bit warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around 79°F and lows about 66°F. You will leave for La Fortuna de San Carlos on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks
Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the La Fortuna de San Carlos tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to La Fortuna de San Carlos. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Havana.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Havana, Cuba

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Havana day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Havana takes 8 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Havana due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. You will leave for New Orleans on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Havana

Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

New Orleans, United States

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans attractions planner.

Getting from Havana to New Orleans by flight takes about 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Cuba Standard Time (CST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Havana in August, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (82°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (82°F). On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

New York City, United States

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City itinerary planning website.

You can fly from New Orleans to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 71°F in New York City. On the 6th (Fri), you're off to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Niagara Falls, United States

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
To find out how to plan a trip to Niagara Falls, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Niagara Falls dip to 61°F. On the 6th (Fri), you're off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (70°F), and nights are cooler (38°F). On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.

Alaska travel guide

4.6
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Geologic Formations · Wildlife Areas
The Last Frontier
The country's largest state, Alaska is also its least densely populated. America's final frontier, the state lies on the Arctic Circle and features some of the highest mountains in the United States. Today, several million people flock annually to the state's pristine wilderness areas, which shelter a diverse plant and animal life and offer a great selection of things to do. Tailor-made for adventurous types wishing to leave civilization behind, Alaska can also be an extremely expensive vacation destination, with few transportation options and much of its land accessible only by plane or helicopter.

Maui travel guide

4.5
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Luaus
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.

Waikato Region travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Waterfalls · Caves
Just south of Auckland lies Waikato Region, an area with a temperate climate and swathes of lush, green farmland. Hike around the foothills and pastures where Peter Jackson filmed "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit," or head underground into the vast and numerous cave systems. Whether you're an expert or want something a little more placid, you'll find plenty of outdoorsy things to do in Waikato Region. A rich biodiversity entertains nature lovers and birdwatchers, while the coastline offers some of the country's best surfing locations.

South Island travel guide

4.6
Entertainment Centers · Bodies of Water · Hiking Trails
Māui's Canoe
The wilder of New Zealand's two main islands, South Island offers a feast of nature in all its glory. Extensive, untouched plains connect alpine landscapes with rugged shorelines, creating a home for an abundance of animals and vegetation, on land and in the rich surrounding waters. Renowned as a window to the natural world before man (something that scores of film directors have tapped into over the years), South Island folds its cities and townships into the surrounding landscape, their populations adding something singular to the mix. On your trip to South Island, you'll witness the awe-inspiring cultural heritage of the Maori, whose art and architecture complements the developments of the colonial legacy. The result is a land of characterful buildings, rolling vineyards, and free-spirited adventure.

Fiji travel guide

4.2
Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas · Outdoor Activities
Located at the heart of the Central Pacific, Fiji is an archipelago of 333 islands and hundreds more tiny islets, many of which are uninhabited. The land masses range from vast Viti Levu, mountainous and covered in green jungle, to private desert islands available for rent. With bountiful sunshine, white sand beaches, tranquil oceans, and lush rainforest, it is no surprise that ecotourism in Fiji thrives. Local culture combines indigenous Fijian, Indo-Fijian, Asian, and European influences in a vibrant mix, with many of the smaller islands still retaining a strong element of traditional island life. Explore the countless pockets of paradise to find your favorite.

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.

Phuket travel guide

3.9
Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas
Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.

Maldives travel guide

4
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Shark Diving
Maldives has come to be seen as a quintessential island holiday destination, with entire sand-circled islands owned by resorts, who manage each part of the island's environment to give it the look and feel of paradise. The clear waters surrounding the islands offer plentiful dive sites, rich in tropical fish and coral formations, with the smaller, less-populated islands surrounded by the richest marine environments, largely undisturbed by industry and tourism. Larger islands here offer an array of bars, restaurants, and clubs--their higher population means they also feature religious sites and markets selling local produce.

Santorini travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.

Ibiza travel guide

3.8
Beaches · Nightlife · Bars & Clubs
Famous for its vibrant nightlife and numerous near-perfect beaches, Ibiza also features a rustic countryside few casual visitors ever get to see. Seaside festivals offer a convenient opportunity to soak up lots of local culture, but for a taste of genuine island life try to get away from the overcrowded tourist spots along the most popular sections of the coast. Though for many visitors Ibiza remains synonymous with endless raves on the waterfront, savvier travelers explore the island’s unspoiled northeast, which is covered by thick pine forests and olive groves. Away from the jostling tourist crowds you can experience the island’s lesser-known charms, including quiet wooded trails, secluded bays, and outstanding vineyards.

St. Lucia travel guide

4.1
Hot Springs · Volcanos · Bodies of Water
The island of St. Lucia is hailed for its scenic landscape of tall mountains, forested hills, and fertile valleys sprinkled with banana plantations. The island's dramatic scenery is most renowned for the Pitons, two volcanic spires that rise from the ocean floor. Whether you're visiting the island as part of a cruise, a romantic honeymoon, or looking for adventure, a St. Lucia vacation offers something for everyone. Discover the island's hidden beaches and coves, go climbing or hiking, and enjoy the picturesque views and tropical weather.

Patagonia travel guide

4.3
Bodies of Water · Geologic Formations · National Parks
Sparsely populated and largely untamed, Patagonia is equally appealing to photographers, nature lovers, adrenaline seekers, and fans of long road trips through desolate regions far from the noise and pollution of big cities. Many Patagonia vacations start in thriving Neuquen, the region's largest center and a major hub of Argentina's fruit production. Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, is another important stop on most Patagonia tours, serving as a base for excursions across the region and trips to Antarctica. While its urban centers provide modern comforts, Patagonia's main appeal remains its vast, remote stretches, crossed by a network of paved roads linking old oil boomtowns with ancient forests and nature reserves.

Costa Rica travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Zipline
Tiny in terms of land area, Costa Rica is astoundingly diverse when it comes to culture and natural attractions. In a country called "Rich Coast", it's no surprise most Costa Rica vacations dedicate at least a few days to picturesque Pacific and Caribbean beaches, ideal for water sports and relaxation. Few small countries offer such a range of landscapes, allowing tourists to observe towering volcanoes while soaking away their worries in a hot spring, or hike into dense rainforests in the morning and surf at a modern resort in the afternoon. A trip to Costa Rica also lets you discover pristine national parks, ensuring plenty of chances to view wildlife from the comfort of eco-friendly lodges packed with amenities even ardent nature lovers secretly desire.