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
Drive
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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
Fly
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Chennai, India
— 4 nights
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Mumbai, India
— 1 night
Fly
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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
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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 nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stroll around Crissy Field, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning site.

If you are flying in from United States, 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. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

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.
On the 5th (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, then stroll through Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome. On your second day here, get great views at Half Dome and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Yosemite National Park is colder at night with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Sep 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, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Sydney takes 23.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Sydney is 18 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

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 (Sat), don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 63°F and lows about 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Chennai.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chennai side-trips: Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram & The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at VGP Snow Kingdom, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadapalani Murugan Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, and see the interesting displays at Government Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chennai online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Melbourne to Chennai by flight takes about 16 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Chennai is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get much warmer in Chennai: highs are around 93°F and lows about 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Mumbai.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:

Mumbai, India

— 1 night

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, then snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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

Fly from Chennai to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Chennai in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mumbai: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to New Delhi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

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.
On the 19th (Sun), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of India Gate, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to New Delhi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Mumbai, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New Delhi, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly to Dubai.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 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 (Mon), get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa. Here are some ideas for day two: make a splash at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark and then take an in-depth tour of Al Fahidi Fort.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubai trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Dubai takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Dubai due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New Delhi in September, with highs in Dubai at 103°F and lows at 87°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Stockholm.

Things to do in Dubai

Shopping · Theme Parks · Museums · Adventure
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm and then examine the collection at Skansen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace, don't miss a visit to Stockholm City Hall, then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and finally walk around Kungstradgarden Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm online itinerary planner.

Fly from Dubai to Stockholm in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in September, expect Stockholm to be cooler, temps between 63°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Stockholm to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in September, expect Paris to be somewhat warmer, temps between 70°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 29:

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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the London journey app.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. September in London sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

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 museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and go for a walk through Times Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City vacation builder tool.

Traveling by flight from London to New York City takes 11 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in October, with highs in New York City at 70°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the next day, shop like a local with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online route planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:

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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. Pack the 11th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Carmel.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:

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 13th (Wed): do a tasting at Wrath Tasting Room- Carmel, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then hike along Scenic Road Walkway. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along 17-Mile Drive, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Carmel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Carmel is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:

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, parks, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Seattle travel route planner.

Getting from Carmel to Seattle by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Carmel in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 19:

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.
Take a break from Banff National Park with a short trip to Just Imajan Art Gallery in Cochrane, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, explore the world behind art at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs, and boost your wellbeing at Banff Upper Hot Springs.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park online trip maker.

Fly from Seattle to Banff National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Seattle in October: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around 43°F and lows are around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature · Parks · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

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.