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

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

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San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— 2 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Sydney
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Sydney, Australia
— 2 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 2 nights
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Chennai, India
— 4 nights
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Mumbai, India
— 1 night
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New Delhi, India
— 1 night
Fly
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
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Carmel, United States
— 2 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 5 nights
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Banff National Park, Canada
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San Francisco, United States — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online travel planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Yosemite National Park, United States — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Washburn Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, then explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, then cruise along Tioga Pass, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then make a trip to Half Dome.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.
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Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:

Sydney, Australia — 2 nights

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sydney by combination of bus and flight takes about 23.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 18 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in Sydney hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to fly to Melbourne.
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Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Beaches
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Melbourne, Australia — 2 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.
On the 11th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Chennai.
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Museums · Tours · Parks
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Chennai, India — 4 nights

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram & The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadapalani Murugan Temple, stroll through Marina Beach, see the interesting displays at Government Museum, and shop like a local with Phoenix Marketcity.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chennai itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Melbourne to Chennai in 16 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: high temperatures in Chennai hover around 42°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Mumbai.
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Mumbai, India — 1 night

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 18th (Sun), look for gifts at Kitab Khana, appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, then snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mumbai online road trip planner.

Fly from Chennai to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Chennai in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mumbai: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to New Delhi.
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Historic Sites · Shopping
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New Delhi, India — 1 night

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): steep yourself in history at India Gate, then admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our New Delhi trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Mumbai in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in New Delhi, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Dubai.
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Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 2 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
On the 20th (Tue), cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, admire the landmark architecture of Emirates Towers, and then take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall and then stop by Dubai Gold Souk.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dubai trip planner.

You can fly from New Delhi to Dubai in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Dubai: highs are around 49°C and lows about 39°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Stockholm.
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Shopping · Theme Parks
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Stockholm, Sweden — 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, don't miss a visit to Stockholm City Hall, then see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Drottningholm Palace, then see the interesting displays at Skansen, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ostermalm Saluhall.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm journey builder app.

Getting from Dubai to Stockholm by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, wander the streets of Montmartre, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris holiday planner.

Fly from Stockholm to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in July, expect Paris to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, stroll around Hyde Park, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the London day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly to New York City.
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New York City, United States — 4 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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City road trip website.

Traveling by flight from London to New York City takes 11 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In August, New York City is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Las Vegas, United States — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, try your luck at Casino at the MGM Grand, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Fly from New York City to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can fly to Los Angeles.
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Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Los Angeles, United States — 3 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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can fly to Carmel.
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Carmel, United States — 2 nights

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): do a tasting at Wrath Tasting Room- Carmel, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Scenic Road Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, then meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Carmel trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Carmel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Carmel at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.
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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.
Seattle is known for museums, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, stroll through Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can fly from Carmel to Seattle in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Carmel in August, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Banff National Park.
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Find places to stay Aug 13 — 18:

Banff National Park, Canada — 3 nights

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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, view the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs, and examine the collection at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Banff National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Banff National Park. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in August; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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Canada travel guide

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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.
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