56 days in Europe, South Pacific, South America, United States & Canada Itinerary

56 days in Europe, South Pacific, South America, United States & Canada Itinerary

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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 1 night
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Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Brisbane, Australia
— 1 night
Fly
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Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly
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Chicago, United States
— 4 nights
Fly
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Thunder Bay, Canada
— 1 night
Fly
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Lens, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Basel, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

— 1 night
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Golden Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, examine the collection at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra, then learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kyiv (Kiev) trip itinerary site.

Lugano, Switzerland to Kyiv (Kiev) is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lugano to Kyiv (Kiev), you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites · Museums

Moscow, Russia

— 4 nights

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Popular historic sites such as Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Moscow Kremlin and Lenin's Mausoleum. Go for a jaunt from Moscow to Vorobi to see Bird Park Vorobyi about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, and see the interesting displays at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Moscow trip planning tool.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Moscow in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Moscow, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in June, expect Moscow to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Brisbane, Australia

— 1 night

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Brisbane day trip site.

You can fly from Moscow to Brisbane in 26 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Brisbane is 7 hours. In June in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

Santiago, Chile

— 4 nights

City of the Island Hills

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania and Capilla Medalla Milagrosa Virgen De Los Rayos. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino and National Museum of Natural History. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion, and take in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas.

To find reviews and tourist information, read our Santiago trip builder tool.

You can fly from Brisbane to Santiago in 18.5 hours. Traveling from Brisbane to Santiago, you'll gain 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Chicago, United States

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple and Pleasant Home. You'll explore and learn at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Field Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and contemplate the long history of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Santiago to Chicago in 16.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Thunder Bay.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Thunder Bay, Canada

— 1 night

Canada's Gateway to the West

A welcome breath of civilization for travelers crossing the vast Canadian landscape between the two oceans, Thunder Bay represents a transportation hub linking the country's sprawling agricultural interior with the rest of the world.
On the 18th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Centennial Botanical Conservatory, get engrossed in the history at Thunder Bay Museum, then view the masterpieces at Thunder Bay Art Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Ahnisnabae Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sleeping Giant Brewing Company, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kakabeka Falls, then contemplate the long history of Fort William Historical Park, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount McKay.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Thunder Bay vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Chicago to Thunder Bay with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Thunder Bay due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in Thunder Bay at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Thunder Bay

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sizergh Castle and York Minster are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Railway Museum and Chatsworth House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley), St Mary (in Kilburn) and St Michael's Church (in Coxwold). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Peak Mountaineering, take in the exciting artwork at Contemporary Six, browse the exhibits of Manchester Art Gallery, and see the interesting displays at National Football Museum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Thunder Bay to Manchester. The time zone difference when traveling from Thunder Bay to Manchester is 5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Manchester are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lens.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Lens, France

— 3 nights
Lens is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lochnagar Crater, see the interesting displays at Musee Somme 1916, then steep yourself in history at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, and finally learn about all things military at Carriere Wellington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): examine the collection at Musée du Louvre-Lens, take in the exciting artwork at musee le Louvre lens, and then take an in-depth tour of Centre Historique Mnier.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lens trip site.

Drive from Manchester to Lens in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. June in Lens sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Brussels.

Things to do in Lens

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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.
Get some historical perspective at Grand Place and Gravensteen. Groeningemuseum and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Cathedral of Our Lady (in Antwerp), Bruges (Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more) and Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Ghent City Center). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Brussels trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Lens to Brussels takes 2 hours. In June in Brussels, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more) and Old Church (in Delft). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam vacation app.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Get some cultural insight at Staromestske namesti and Jewish Museum in Prague. Popular historic sites such as St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Astronomical Clock are in your itinerary. Explore Prague's surroundings by going to Karlstejn Castle (in Karlstejn) and Kutna Hora (Galerie Zamecka, Bohemian Museum of Silver, &more). Spend the 12th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Charles Bridge, contemplate the long history of St. George's Basilica, get engrossed in the history at Muzeum komunismu, and examine the collection at Powder Tower.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Prague trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Prague by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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 Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wawel Cathedral and Wawel Royal Castle. Spend the 18th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, admire the striking features of Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Krakow trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, make a trip to Marienplatz, and then examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Munich online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Munich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Basel.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums

Basel, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
The Cathedral of Bern and UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) and Offene Kirche Elisabethen. Explore Basel's surroundings by going to Bern (Barenpark & Mosesbrunnen). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Basel Minster, examine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum, make a trip to Tinguely-Brunnen, and admire the masterpieces at Jean Tinguely Museum.

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

Getting from Munich to Basel by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Basel can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Basel

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Keep things going the next day: walk around Parque del Retiro, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Basel to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Basel in July; daily highs in Madrid reach 40°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Turin, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, and finally get great views at Basilica of Superga.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Turin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Madrid in July: highs in Turin hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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.