60 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Paris-Orly Airport, Drive to Auxerre
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Auxerre, France
— 2 nights
Drive to Paris-Orly Airport, Fly to Copenhagen
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly
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Dortmund, Germany
— 2 nights
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Gelsenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly
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Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly
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New York City, United States
— 6 nights
Fly
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Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly to Grozny North Airport, Drive to Vladikavkaz
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Vladikavkaz, Russia
— 5 nights
Drive to Grozny North Airport, Fly to Newcastle upon Tyne
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Get some cultural insight at Lakeland Motor Museum and Eyam Plague Village Museum. Explore Manchester's surroundings by going to Zoo2U Discovery Centre (in Alsager), Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary (in Preston) and Gauntlet Birds of Prey (in Knutsford). It doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering and stroll through Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Manchester day trip planning app.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Manchester Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport, Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport and East Midlands Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Liverpool, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Get some historical perspective at Conwy Castle and Beaumaris Castle. Caernarfon Castle and Royal Albert Dock Liverpool are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Liverpool's surroundings by going to Seacoast Safaris (in Beaumaris) and The Presbyterian Church of Wales, Castle Square (in Caernarfon). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, and get a new perspective on nature at World Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Liverpool driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Auxerre.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Auxerre, France

— 2 nights
Auxerre is the capital of the Yonne department and the fourth-largest city in Burgundy. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Vieille Ville, contemplate the long history of La Fosse Dionne, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Ancy-le Franc, and finally sample the fine beverages at Valour-Lemaire. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye de Saint-Germain d'Auxerre, then see the interesting displays at Musee Zervos, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bazoches, and finally have fun and explore at Musee de l'Automobile du Chateau de Montjalin.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Auxerre trip itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Liverpool to Auxerre. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Liverpool to Auxerre due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Liverpool in June: highs in Auxerre hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Auxerre

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 5 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.
Rosenborg Castle and Kastellet are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Denmark and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Copenhagen: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek), Fuglereservat Vaserne (in Birkerod) and Kronborg (in Helsingoer). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, and ponder the world of politics at Christiansborg Slot.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Auxerre to Copenhagen. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Auxerre in June: highs in Copenhagen hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Dortmund.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Dortmund, Germany

— 2 nights

Green Metropolis

Though its major passion may be soccer, Dortmund offers visitors more than just historical sports venues.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Nachtigall, then examine the collection at Zeiss Planetarium, then see the interesting displays at Lwl Industrial Museum Zollern, and finally get engrossed in the history at Mahn- und Gedenkstatte Steinwache. On the next day, examine the collection at German Football Museum and then stroll around Westfalenpark.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dortmund driving holiday planning site.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Dortmund in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Dortmund are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gelsenkirchen.

Things to do in Dortmund

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Gelsenkirchen, Germany

— 1 night
Gelsenkirchen stands as a tribute to the Industrial Revolution in Germany.
On the 18th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrei St. Lamberti.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gelsenkirchen online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Dortmund to Gelsenkirchen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Munich.

Things to do in Gelsenkirchen

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 5 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nymphenburg Palace and Alte Pinakothek. Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Church and Schloss Neuschwanstein. Venture out of the city with trips to Maria-Hilf-Kirche (in Murnau), Kirche St. Georg (in Schwangau) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, make a trip to Marienplatz, admire the masterpieces at Glyptothek, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Munich vacation maker site.

Fly from Gelsenkirchen to Munich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Milano and Arena di Verona. Let the collections at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Villa Carlotta capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Greenway del Lago di Como (in Colonno) and Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Casa di Giulietta, &more). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, and see some colorful creatures with 4Sub Scuola Sub PADI Milano.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in June, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Turin, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 29th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Basilica of Superga, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, then examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Reggia di Venaria Reale, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turin trip planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Turin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Milan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 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.
Let the collections at Museu Picasso and Museu d'Historia capture your imagination. Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Tossa de Mar (Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar & Vila Vella (Old Town)). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and shop like a local with La Boqueria.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online tour planner.

You can fly from Turin to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Turin in June, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

Valencia, Spain

— 1 night

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the long history of La Lonja de la Seda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Valencia Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Valencia online holiday builder.

You can fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Valencia are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Let the collections at Prado National Museum and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé, Catedral Primada, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Isidro, get engrossed in the history at Lope de Vega Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Lazaro Galdiano.

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Take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Valencia in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. You'll explore and learn at Ellis Island and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Teatown Lake Reservation (in Ossining) and Mianus River Gorge Preserve (in Bedford). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, stroll around The High Line, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New York City journey builder.

Fly from Madrid to New York City in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Madrid to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in New York City are slightly colder (35°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Melbourne.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Melbourne, Australia

— 4 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and Immigration Museum. Popular historic sites such as Old Melbourne Gaol and North Essendon Uniting Church are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Rosebud to see Amour of the Grape Tours about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Anglican Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne tour site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Melbourne takes 26 hours. Traveling from New York City to Melbourne, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Melbourne reach 15°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Vladikavkaz.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Vladikavkaz, Russia

— 5 nights
Vladikavkaz is the capital city of the Republic of North Ossetia–Alania, Russia. Get some cultural insight at Egikal Towers Complex and Museum Dondi Yurt. Museum-lovers will appreciate General Pliev House Museum and National Museum of Chechen Republic. Get out of town with these interesting Vladikavkaz side-trips: Grozny (Heart of Chechnya - Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque, The Flower Park, &more) and Dzheyrakh (Tkhaba-Yerdy Church & Tower Complex Vovnushki). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Academic Russian Theatre Vakhtangov, appreciate the history behind Glory Monument, don't miss a visit to Prospekt Mira, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fiagdon Monastery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vladikavkaz trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Melbourne to Vladikavkaz. Traveling from Melbourne to Vladikavkaz, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect Vladikavkaz to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Vladikavkaz

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Let the collections at National Railway Museum and The Discovery Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at York City Walls and The Alnwick Garden. Take a break from Newcastle upon Tyne with a short trip to Alnwick Castle in Alnwick, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on Riverside Falconry, stop by Geordie Gifts, contemplate the long history of High Level Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Newcastle upon Tyne journey maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vladikavkaz to Newcastle upon Tyne. The time zone changes from Samara Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Vladikavkaz in July, with highs in Newcastle upon Tyne at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.