59 days in South Pacific, United States, Mexico & Canada Itinerary

59 days in South Pacific, United States, Mexico & Canada Itinerary

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Tumon, Guam
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, United States
— 5 nights
Fly
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Lahaina, United States
— 5 nights
Fly
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
— 7 nights
Fly to Tijuana, Bus to San Diego
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San Diego, United States
— 5 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles, United States
— 5 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas, United States
— 4 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
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Boise, United States
— 1 night
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Portland, United States
— 4 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 5 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 4 nights
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Victoria, Canada
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Olympic National Park, United States
— 1 night
Bus to Seattle, Fly to Juneau
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Tumon, Guam

— 3 nights
Lazing on the beach and cooling off in the clear water remain the most popular things to do in Tumon, the busiest resort town in Guam.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at Ypao Beach Park. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at JP Super Store, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tumon Beach, don't miss a visit to Two Lovers Point, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Guam Premier Outlets.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tumon online itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major aiport is Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport. December in Tumon sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Honolulu.

Things to do in Tumon

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Honolulu, United States

— 5 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Waikiki Beach and Ehukai Beach Park. USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace will appeal to history buffs. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach), Waianae (Swim with Dolphins & Pu’U’Ohulu Kai) and Ihilani Spa (in Kapolei). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, stroll through Banzai Pipeline, immerse yourself in nature at Malaekahana State Recreation Area, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu day trip app.

You can fly from Tumon to Honolulu in 10.5 hours. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Tumon to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tumon in December, expect Honolulu to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lahaina, United States

— 5 nights

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.
Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Wailea Beach and Makena Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Maluaka Beach (in Wailea), Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church (in Kihei). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at Karen Lei's Gallery, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, and see the interesting displays at Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lahaina tour itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. In December in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

— 7 nights
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Get outdoors at Swim with Dolphins and El Arco de Cabo San Lucas. La Candelaria and Parroquia San Jose will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cabo San Lucas: San Jose del Cabo (Plaza Mijares, Tanya Talamante, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Chileno Beach, contemplate the long history of Church of Saint Luke, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Amor, and go for a stroll along the water at Medano Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cabo San Lucas road trip planning app.

You can fly from Lahaina to Cabo San Lucas in 13.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Mexican Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Cabo San Lucas are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

San Diego, United States

— 5 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Midway Museum and Marston House Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Lions, Tigers & Bears. There's still lots to do: stroll through La Jolla Cove, pause for some serene contemplation at St Agnes Catholic Church, get to know the fascinating history of Razor Point and Beach Trail Loop, and immerse yourself in nature at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cabo San Lucas to San Diego in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas to San Diego, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, San Diego is slightly colder than Cabo San Lucas - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Los Angeles, United States

— 5 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Santa Monica Bay and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point), Marina Park (in Newport Beach) and Rodeo Drive (in Beverly Hills). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, take a stroll through Montana Avenue, and find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Las Vegas, United States

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
The Strip and Clark County Heritage Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at The Mob Museum and Bodies The Exhibition capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Boulder City (Veteran's Memorial Park & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum) and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary website.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

San Francisco, United States

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Point Reyes Safaris. Get some historical perspective at Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Healdsburg (Geyser Peak Winery, Thumbprint Cellars, &more) and San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio). There's lots more to do: visit Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Chinatown, get curious at Exploratorium, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Boise, United States

— 1 night

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Warhawk Air Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, trek along Boise River Greenbelt, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Freak Alley Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Boise online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Boise in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Boise is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect Boise to be cooler, temps between 2°C and -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Portland, United States

— 4 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Oregon Maritime Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Volcano Lands - Private Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock & Cannon Beach), Hug Point State Recreation Site (in Arch Cape) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Portland Art Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Hoyt Arboretum, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Portland online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Boise to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Portland is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boise in January: high temperatures in Portland hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Seattle, United States

— 5 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Let the collections at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Art Museum capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Discover Nature and Alki Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tahoma National Cemetery (in Kent), Hindu Temple & Cultural Center (in Bothell) and ILovekickboxing (in Kirkland). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, get to know the fascinating history of Pioneer Square, and stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip app.

Traveling by car from Portland to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Vancouver, Canada

— 4 nights

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.
Granville Island and Gastown are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Spanish Banks and English Bay Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Whistler (Whistler Blackcomb & Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with Sea Dragon Charters, take a stroll through Vancouver Downtown, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bloedel Conservatory.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In January in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Victoria, Canada

— 2 nights

Garden City

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Marshall-Inman Gallery, stroll around French Beach Provincial Park, sample the fine beverages at Sheringham Distillery, then view the masterpieces at Eagle Feather Gallery, and finally examine the collection at Royal BC Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the extensive heritage of Inner Harbour, then admire the landmark architecture of Craigdarroch Castle, and finally walk around Beacon Hill Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Victoria driving holiday planner.

Fly from Vancouver to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In January in Victoria, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Olympic National Park, United States

— 1 night
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach, and then explore the activities along Crescent Lake.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Victoria to Olympic National Park in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Victoria in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Olympic National Park, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Juneau, United States

— 1 night

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): hit the slopes at Alaska Powder Descents, stay fit while traveling at Glacier Salt Cave & Spa, look for gifts at Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC, then make a trip to Trickster Company, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Amalga Distillery, and finally explore the world behind art at Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Juneau journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Olympic National Park to Juneau in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 1 hour. In February, Juneau is slightly colder than Olympic National Park - with highs of 2°C and lows of -5°C.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks · Nature · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Guam travel guide

3.5
Beaches · Shopping Malls · Landmarks
Indigenous, Spanish colonial, and American influences are all visible during a vacation in Guam, a Pacific island that forms part of the Mariana Archipelago. First settled by the indigenous Chamorro people centuries ago, the island was "discovered" by Ferdinand Magellan in 1521-- Spanish colonial powers eventually settled the island in 1668. Today the island is a U.S. territory, with many mainland U.S. citizens choosing to visit Guam as a visa-free way to enjoy the Pacific. Tourism in Guam focuses heavily on the island's picturesque beaches, extensive diving opportunities, and indigenous culture and history.

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.

Mexico travel guide

4.5
Ruins · Beaches · Landmarks
Tailor-made for anyone seeking that traditional sun-and-sand experience, Mexico vacations allow visitors to explore nearly 10,000 km (6,200 mi) of picturesque coastlines. Idyllic beaches and favorable year-round weather aside, this diverse country with a rich pre-Colombian history allows tourists a chance to discover a fascinating cuisine, numerous archaeological sites, state-of-the-art museums, colonial-era haciendas, and outstanding examples of 21st-century architecture. Most visitors get to know the country by its cities, but if you want a well-rounded Mexico tour, spend some time exploring its jungles, cloud forests, Caribbean reefs, snowcapped volcanoes, vast deserts, and tranquil lagoons. Life is lived outdoors in Mexico, so wherever you go, don't forget to dine alfresco and stroll the country's colonial streets.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Idaho travel guide

4.6
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.

Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.

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.