60 days in Europe, South America, Caribbean, Central America, United States & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Europe, South America, Caribbean, Central America, United States & Africa Itinerary

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Paris, France
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Nice, France
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Barcelona, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Canaima National Park, Venezuela
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Panama City, Panama
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Orlando, United States
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New York City, United States
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Accra, Ghana
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Lagos, Nigeria
— 1 night
Fly to Kigali, Bus to Kabale
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Kabale, Uganda
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Drive to Savannah Airstrip, Fly to Mara Lodges Airport
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Bucharest, Romania
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Paris, France

— 6 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte. Explore hidden gems such as The Army Museum and Musee Rodin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Musee de la Grande Guerre (in Meaux), Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet) and Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and make a trip to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary maker site.

Havana, Cuba to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Havana to Paris. Traveling from Havana in September, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nice, France

— 5 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. Popular historic sites such as Place Garibaldi and Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Notre Dame des Fontaines (in La Brigue), Ecomusee (in Breil-sur-Roya) and Musée des Merveilles (in Tende). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Chemin Frédéric Nietzsche, step into the grandiose world of Haut de Cagnes, take an in-depth tour of Musee Renoir, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nice online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, Nice is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 5 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vila Vella (Old Town) and Barcelona Cathedral. Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Gaudi Centre Reus (in Reus), Tarragona (Muralla romana de Tarragona, Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona, &more) and Parish Church of Sant Roma (in Lloret de Mar). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, get curious at CosmoCaixa Barcelona, and take a stroll through El Born.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Walls of Avila and Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Catedral de Avila and The Four Posts. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Mirador del Valle, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more), Avila (Church of Santiago, Basilica de San Vicente, &more) and Alcala De Henares (Universidad de Alcala & Calle Mayor). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, examine the collection at Diocesan Museum, contemplate the long history of Museo Cerralbo, and test your team's savvy at EXIT Madrid.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madrid journey planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, plan for little chillier nights in Madrid, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Canaima National Park, Venezuela

— 5 nights
One of the largest national parks in the world, Canaima National Park encompasses 30,000 sq km (12 sq mi) of distinct landscapes, varied wildlife, and the world's highest waterfalls.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sapo and Salto Kawi. Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring the gorgeous surroundings at Angel Falls. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Salto Kama - Kama Meru, take in panoramic vistas at Mirador El Oso, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sorowapo.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Canaima National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Madrid to Canaima National Park with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Colombia Standard Time (COT), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Nature · Parks

San Juan, Puerto Rico

— 4 nights

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction and one of the oldest in the Americas.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old San Juan and Museo de Arte de Ponce. Museum-lovers will appreciate Parque de Bombas and Fundacion Casa Cortes. Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe (in Ponce) and Fajardo (Icacos Island & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Americas, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Canaima National Park to San Juan. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in San Juan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Panama City, Panama

— 2 nights

Dubai of Latin America

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): delve into the distant past at Panama La Vieja, explore the ancient world of El Arco Chato, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis, then take an in-depth tour of Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Merced. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Temple, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Asociacion Panamericana para la Conservacion.

Plan trip to Panama City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from San Juan to Panama City in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Panama City is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Orlando, United States

— 3 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: St. Petersburg (Morean Art Center & Chihuly Collection), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Tampa) and St. Augustine (Flagler College, St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Orlando, make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, explore the galleries of Dinosaur World, and admire the striking features of Stetson Mansion.

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Getting from Panama City to Orlando by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Panama City in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Orlando. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

New York City, United States

— 6 nights

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.
St. Patrick's Cathedral and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Eastern State Penitentiary. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Philadelphia (Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at New York Public Library, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Orlando in October; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Accra.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Accra, Ghana

— 1 day
On a tour of Accra, you can experience the vivacious and dynamic atmosphere of Ghana's sprawling capital city, a commercial and tourist hub of the region.
On the 14th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Legon Botanical Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity, and finally view the masterpieces at Artists Alliance Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Accra journey planning site.

Fly from New York City to Accra in 15.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Accra. In October, Accra is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Accra

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lagos, Nigeria

— 1 night
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Alexis Galleries, explore the engaging exhibits at Mindscape Childrens Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Lekki Conservation Centre, then view the masterpieces at Red Door Art Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Freedom Park Lagos.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lagos visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Accra to Lagos takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Accra to Lagos is 1 hour. October in Lagos sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kabale.

Things to do in Lagos

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Parks

Kabale, Uganda

— 1 day
The sleepy market town of Kabale in Western Uganda, although meagre in sights of its own, boasts close proximity to several national parks, just a couple of miles from the border with Rwanda.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kabale itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Lagos to Kabale in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Lagos to Kabale, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Lagos, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Kabale, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Kabale

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 4 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Explore hidden gems such as Mara Triangle and Safaris. Spend the 17th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ol Kinyei Conservancy and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve sightseeing planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kabale to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kabale in October, with highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Sofia, Bulgaria

— 2 nights
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): shop like a local with Vitosha Boulevard, view the masterpieces at Galeria Nina, delve into the distant past at Ancient Serdica Archaeological Complex, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Red Flat. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nikolai Sofiyski, admire the landmark architecture of Temple Sveti Nikolay, then learn about all things military at National Museum of Military History, then see the sky in a new way at Muzeiko, and finally steep yourself in history at Park "Kambanite".

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sofia trip app.

Explore your travel options from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Sofia with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Sofia is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sofia, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Bucharest, Romania

— 1 night
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 24th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Patriarchal Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche, admire the masterpieces at Romanian Kitsch Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, then get engrossed in the history at Ceausescu Mansion, and finally admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art of Romania.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bucharest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Bucharest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Bucharest, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums · Historic Sites

Krakow, Poland

— 5 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kazmierz The Former Jewish District and Planty Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate Lost Souls Alley and Zamek Królewski. Get out of town with these interesting Krakow side-trips: Oswiecim (Jewish Museum and Synagogue & Main Market Square), Rabsztyn Castle (in Rabsztyn) and Family Home of John Paul II (in Wadowice). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), and examine the collection at Krakow Pinball Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow trip planner.

You can fly from Bucharest to Krakow in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Bucharest, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Krakow, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

France travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Art Museums · Landmarks
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Venezuela travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Landmarks · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Grace
A vacation in Venezuela, one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet, can be both affordable and highly rewarding. From snowcapped mountains and vast grassland, to tropical islands and lush rainforests, Venezuela's varied landscapes are a paradise for nature lovers. Whether you're looking to laze on the Caribbean beaches, trek through the verdant jungles, or immerse yourself in the vibrant city culture, a Venezuela holiday offers something for everyone. Admire the world's highest waterfalls, go island hopping, discover tasty local delicacies, and witness the sheer abundance of wildlife and endemic species in Venezuela.

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.

Panama travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas · Shopping Malls
With a lively banking sector and a booming tourism industry, Panama remains one of the most powerful nations in the Americas, though it's also one of the smallest by land area. The country boasts coastlines on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, so it's not surprising most Panama holidays include some form of seaside entertainment. With outstanding beaches all over the country, it's easy to find an ideal spot to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, sail, or simply kick back on the sand with a few cold drinks. The country's best-known landmark and one of the world's most significant shipping routes, Panama Canal tops most tourist itineraries--many choose to see this engineering wonder by traveling the length of it by train.

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.

Ghana travel guide

3.5
Beaches · Castles · Monuments
Gold Coast
Ghana features a diverse economy, a strong and sturdy democratic tradition, and many of the natural and cultural highlights for which the continent has become known. National parks represent some of the main attractions in Ghana, with a diverse array of wildlife to be seen, including lions, monkeys, elephants, and birds. Forts dating back to the slave era act as focal points for explorations of the coast and help to connect the country to important points in global history.

Nigeria travel guide

3.6
Wildlife Areas · Shopping Malls · Historic Sites
Naija
With the largest population and economy on the continent, Nigeria plays a big part in the rise of African tourism. The country's cities and villages provide a glimpse into a culture rich in musical and culinary heritage. Visitors on vacation in Nigeria tend to explore the southern and central regions, where the lively urban areas give way to a wealth of protected rainforests and river deltas, home to traditional communities with proud and distinct cultural traditions.

Uganda travel guide

4.2
Nature & Parks · River Rafting & Tubing · National Parks
Pearl of Africa
Though small in area, Uganda represents one of the most populated landlocked countries in the world. You can feel this in the lakeside capital, but so much of the country remains untamed and untamable, with great lakes and towering mountains chief among the wilder sights. A recent troubled past delayed the growth of tourism in Uganda, but visitors now arrive in larger numbers, primarily drawn by the diverse wildlife that inhabits the country's mountains and forests. Notably, Uganda houses half of the world's population of mountain gorillas.

Kenya travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.

Bulgaria travel guide

4.4
Architectural Buildings · Ruins · Landmarks
Eventful history has endowed Bulgaria with a rich cultural, architectural, and artistic heritage, while natural beauty and recreational opportunities make it one of Europe's most desirable holiday destinations. Carpeted by dense forests and fed by mighty rivers, this ancient land once drew invaders from distant corners of Europe. Today, the country's Black Sea coastline and seven rugged mountain ranges top the itineraries of nearly 8 million annual visitors. While its growing cities offer modern shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, Bulgaria's countryside remains a history buff's paradise, boasting well-preserved reminders of ancient civilizations that conquered or passed through this land. Begin your Bulgarian adventure in Sofia, one of Europe's oldest capitals, with over 250 historic landmarks.

Romania travel guide

4.4
Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
An image of ancient architecture contrasted against a backdrop of vivdly green landscape represents the country of Romania, which features a diversity of landscape that has been largely undeveloped. With numerous mountain, valley, and lakeside resorts, an abundance of activities await outdoor enthusiasts. The other side of Romanian tourism is its impressive collection of ancient ruins, prehistoric fortresses, and medieval castles. Many of these date back to prehistoric times, the Ottoman Empire, and Austro-Hungarian rule, the influences of which are still apparent in preserved details. Tourism in Romania is not as prevalent as other countries, which this makes the travel experience here feel more authentic and awe-inspiring. Check out this simple but captivating country and discover its natural and historic beauty.

Poland travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.