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

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

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Kansas City, United States
— 3 nights
Drive to Kansas City International Airport, Fly to Saint John Airport
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Saint John, Canada
— 2 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
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Gelsenkirchen, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive to Düsseldorf Airport, Fly to Oslo Gardermoen Airport
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Oslo, Norway
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Krakow, Poland
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Nantes, France
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Valencia, Spain
— 4 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 5 nights
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East London, South Africa
— 3 nights
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Perth, Australia
— 2 nights
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Kashima, Japan
— 2 nights
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Kansas City, United States

— 3 nights

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
You'll explore and learn at National WWI Museum and Memorial and Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate and Union Station. Take a break from Kansas City with a short trip to Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area in Blue Springs, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, identify plant and animal life at Parkville Nature Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, and shop like a local with Country Club Plaza.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip app.

Vail to Kansas City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vail in June, things will get warmer in Kansas City: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Saint John.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint John, Canada

— 2 nights

Canada's Irish City

An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
On the 5th (Sat), see the interesting displays at New Brunswick Museum, then contemplate the long history of Carleton Martello Tower, and then explore the activities along Reversing Falls Rapids. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Rockwood Park, then walk around Irving Nature Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saint John holiday builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kansas City to Saint John. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in June; daily highs in Saint John reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Saint John

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Manchester, United Kingdom

— 6 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.
Let the collections at National Railway Museum and Chatsworth House capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Conwy Castle and York City Walls are in your itinerary. Explore Manchester's surroundings by going to York (York Minster & York Shambles), Eyam Plague Village Museum (in Eyam) and Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, gain insight at Clayton Hall Museum, and see the interesting displays at National Football Museum.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint John to Manchester. Traveling from Saint John to Manchester, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In June in Manchester, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 6 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and Saint Bavo's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Atomium and Gravensteen. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Groeningemuseum, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more) and Ghent City Center (in Ghent). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Manchester to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Brussels due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gelsenkirchen.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Gelsenkirchen, Germany

— 2 nights
Gelsenkirchen stands as a tribute to the Industrial Revolution in Germany.
Museum-lovers will get to explore LVR-Archaologischer Park Xanten and Schloss Horst. Popular historic sites such as Halde Rheinelbe and St. Viktor Dom are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Gelsenkirchen: Muenster Cathedral (St. Paulus Dom) (in Muenster) and Burg Bentheim (in Bad Bentheim). There's more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoom Erlebniswelt and get in on the family fun at Alma-Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gelsenkirchen attractions planner.

Drive from Brussels to Gelsenkirchen in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Gelsenkirchen

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Oslo, Norway

— 4 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vigeland Museum and Oslomarka. Let the collections at Viking Ship Museum and Fram Museum capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the world behind art at Munch Museum, stroll around Vigeland Park, and get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo day trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gelsenkirchen to Oslo. In June, daily temperatures in Oslo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Krakow, Poland

— 4 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.
Popular historic sites such as Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and Wieliczka Salt Mine are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. Spend the 27th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja), and pause for some photo ops at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Krakow trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Krakow takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Oslo in June; daily highs in Krakow reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, then enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, look for all kinds of wild species at Leutascher Geisterklamm, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Krakow to Innsbruck by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Gallen.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Switzerland

— 2 nights
The heart of eastern Switzerland, St.
On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Landsgemeindeplatz, examine the collection at Museum Appenzell, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mauritius Church, then examine the collection at Textile Museum St.Gallen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Laurenzen, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kathedrale St.Gallen.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the St. Gallen day trip site.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to St. Gallen takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in St. Gallen

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Lyon, France

— 2 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Fresque des Lyonnais, Head underground at Carrieres de Glay, and then examine the collection at Musee des Confluences. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lyon day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from St. Gallen to Lyon with the Route module. Traveling from St. Gallen in July, you will find days in Lyon are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nantes.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Nantes, France

— 1 night

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Le Miroir d'Eau, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, then see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, hike along La Maison de la Riviere, and then get a dose of the wild on Detours en Loire.

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You can fly from Lyon to Nantes in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lyon in July, with highs in Nantes at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Valencia, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Visit Valencia Cathedral and La Lonja de la Seda for their historical value. Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and Castillo de Santa Barbara are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Valencia to Javea to see Stand-Up Paddleboarding about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanografic Valencia, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardi del Turia.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Valencia trip itinerary website.

Fly from Nantes to Valencia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nantes in July; daily highs in Valencia reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Malaga, Spain

— 5 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Popular historic sites such as Alhambra and Alcazaba are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mirador de San Nicolas and Museo Picasso Malaga. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Velero Intrepido (in Estepona), Born to be Wild (in Marbella) and Museo Lara (in Ronda). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malaga Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Martires.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Malaga vacation builder site.

You can fly from Valencia to Malaga in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Malaga are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to East London.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

East London, South Africa

— 3 nights
East London is a city on the southeast coast of South Africa in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality of the Eastern Cape province. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at East London Lion Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at West Bank Golf Club, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nahoon Beach, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Avalon Market.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our East London route maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Malaga to East London with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Malaga to East London is 1 hour. In July, East London is slightly colder than Malaga - with highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in East London

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Golf

Side Trip

Perth, Australia

— 2 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then get engrossed in the history at Revolutions Transport Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Perth online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from East London to Perth. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from East London in July; daily highs in Perth reach 21°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kashima.

Things to do in Perth

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kashima, Japan

— 2 nights
Kashima is a city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. Appreciate the collections at Tsukuba Space Center and Ino Tadataka Memorial. Kashima Jingu and Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Kashima's surroundings by going to Shimada Choemon and Shimada Masagoro Residence (in Shisui-machi), National Museum of Japanese History (in Sakura) and Yokaren Peace Memorial Musuem (in Ami-machi). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Naritasan Omote Sando, take in nature's colorful creations at Deer Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Katori Jingu Shrine, and make a trip to Mitarashi Pond.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kashima tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Perth to Kashima with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Kashima due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in July, you will find days in Kashima are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are much hotter (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kashima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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.

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.