38 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

38 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

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Toronto, Canada
— 1 night
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
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Ottawa, Canada
— 1 night
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Montreal, Canada
— 1 night
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New York City, United States
— 2 nights
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Washington DC, United States
— 3 nights
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Chicago, United States
— 3 nights
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Houston, United States
— 2 nights
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Texas City, United States
— 2 nights
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Austin, United States
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 2 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 2 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 1 night
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Vancouver, Canada
— 2 nights
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Toronto, Canada

— 1 night

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery, then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Toronto Island Park, then take a stroll through The Distillery District, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Toronto travel route planner.

Mumbai, India to Toronto is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -10.5 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in June, expect nights in Toronto to be cooler, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Ottawa, Canada

— 1 night

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
On the 17th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ottawa trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June in Ottawa, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Montreal, Canada

— 1 night

Quebec's Metropolis

Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
On the 18th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, then admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Montreal online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ottawa to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites · Parks

New York City, United States

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then go for a walk through Times Square, and then make a trip to Empire State Building. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then make a trip to Central Park.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Getting from Montreal to New York City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montreal in June, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC, United States

— 3 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get lost in a book at Library of Congress, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip builder.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Washington DC hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Chicago, United States

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in June, with highs in Chicago at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Houston, United States

— 2 nights

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 26th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rothko Chapel, then explore the world behind art at The Menil Collection, then explore the galleries of Cockrell Butterfly Center, and finally walk around Discovery Green. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden, then play a few rounds at Hermann Park, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and finally admire the sheer force of Water Wall.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Houston travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Houston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in June; daily highs in Houston reach 39°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Texas City.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Golf

Texas City, United States

— 2 nights
Texas City is a city in Galveston County in the US state of Texas. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Stingray Reef 215 Kipp Ave, get interesting insight from Tours, and then browse the different shops at Tanger Outlets Houston. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): get outside with Texas City Dike, see the interesting displays at Texas City Museum, then cruise along Boardwalk Beast, and finally get in on the family fun at Kemah Boardwalk.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Texas City trip app.

Traveling by car from Houston to Texas City takes an hour. June in Texas City sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Texas City

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Austin, United States

— 2 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Austin: Fredericksburg (Agave Gallery Fine Art, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more). The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, and snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

Plan my day in Austin using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Texas City to Austin in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Texas City in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Austin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park, United States

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Visitor Center and then go for a walk through The Trail of Time. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along South Kaibab Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Austin, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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 5th (Mon): have fun at Battlefield Vegas, don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. On your second day here, have fun at Gun Garage, push the limits with an extreme tour, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and finally try to win big at New York New York Casino.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Casinos

Las Vegas, United States

— 2 nights

Sin City

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Los Angeles, United States

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for much colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 33°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning app.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Yellowstone National Park, United States

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Observation Point Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in July since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Calgary, Canada

— 1 night

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at The Calgary Zoo and then take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Heritage Park Historical Village and then stop by Peasant Cheese Shop.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Calgary online holiday planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Calgary in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Calgary. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Vancouver, Canada

— 2 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 19th (Mon), stroll around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Granville Island and then walk around Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Vancouver itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Calgary to Vancouver in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Calgary to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Vancouver, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.

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.