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

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

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Sydney, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Bogota, Colombia
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Medellin, Colombia
— 2 nights
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Marseille, France
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Munich, Germany
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Paris, France
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London, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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New York City, United States
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Washington DC, United States
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Kansas City, United States
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San Jose, United States
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Sydney, Australia

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.
Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Faulconbridge Cemetery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sydney Opera House and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights), Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Corridor of Oaks (in Faulconbridge). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, identify plant and animal life at Blues Point Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney road trip planning app.

Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Sydney, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in March: highs in Sydney hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
The Rocks ©
Neighborhood
The Rocks
4.6
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Australian National Maritime Museum
4.5

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Melbourne, Australia

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Do some cultural sightseeing at Australian Sports Museum and Jewish Holocaust Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Sea All Dolphin Swims (in Queenscliff) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Melbourne. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Melbourne

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Melbourne Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5
Sovereign Hill ©
Historic Site
Sovereign Hill
4.4

4
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Cemiterio de Recoleta and Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Museo Evita capture your imagination. When in Buenos Aires, make a side trip to see Delta Unplugged in Tigre, approximately Tigre away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, visit Calle Defensa, get engrossed in the history at El Zanjon de Granados, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Buenos Aires tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Melbourne to Buenos Aires in 22 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Melbourne to Buenos Aires. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Buenos Aires when traveling from Melbourne in March, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Plaza de Mayo ©
Mission
Plaza de Mayo
4.1

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Bogota, Colombia

Athens of South America

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Colombia, then see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then don't miss a visit to Bolivar Square.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bogota driving holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Bogota in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Bogota, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in March; daily highs in Bogota reach 23°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Bogota

Highlights from your trip
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Specialty Museum
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
4.6
Bolivar Square ©
Historic Site
Bolivar Square
4.1
Museo Nacional de Colombia ©
Specialty Museum
Museo Nacional de Colombia
4.5

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Medellin, Colombia

City of the Eternal Spring

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on Alma del Bosque and then look for all kinds of wild species at Las Tangaras Bird Reserve.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Medellin trip planning website.

Getting from Bogota to Medellin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in March; daily highs in Medellin reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Medellin

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Alma del Bosque ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Alma del Bosque
4.9

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Marseille, France

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palais des Papes and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Get some cultural insight at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles and Cimetiere de la Treille. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Cassis (Peche. Calanques. Com & Trolib), Pont d'Avignon (in Avignon) and Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue (in Arles). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Le Sentier Du Lezard, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, and test your team's savvy at The Escape Hunt.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Marseille travel website.

Getting from Medellin to Marseille by flight takes about 17 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Medellin to Marseille. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Medellin in March: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Marseille

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Trolib ©
Must see
Trolib
4.7
Palais des Papes ©
World heritage site
Palais des Papes
4.3

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Munich, Germany

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 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Marseille to Munich in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marseille in March: high temperatures in Munich hover around 11°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Munich

Highlights from your trip
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5
Munich Residenz ©
Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
St. Peter's Church ©
Religious Site
St. Peter's Church
4.6

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Madame Tussauds Amsterdam. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Lentevreugd (in Wassenaar), Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Kunstmuseum Den Haag). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Amsterdam Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Anne Frank House ©
Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
Van Gogh Museum ©
Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
Rijksmuseum ©
Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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Paris, France

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Montmartre are in your itinerary. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris online visit planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Palace of Versailles ©
World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

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London, United Kingdom

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.
Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament are in your itinerary. National Gallery and Natural History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay), Joe's Bows (in Hernhill) and Thames Valley Wine School (in Reading). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at UK Wolf Conservation Trust, make a trip to Big Ben, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London route builder site.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Joe's Bows ©
Must see
Joe's Bows
5.0
National Gallery ©
Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
4.5

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Manchester, United Kingdom

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.
Visit York City Walls and Manchester Cathedral for their historical value. Manchester Art Gallery and Chatsworth House will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere), Sizergh Castle (in Kendal) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on Peak Mountaineering, examine the collection at National Football Museum, view the masterpieces at Contemporary Six, and explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester day trip planning site.

Getting from London to Manchester by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Chatsworth House ©
Art Gallery
Chatsworth House
4.1
Sizergh Castle ©
Castle
Sizergh Castle
4.3

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New York City, United States

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Visit Ellis Island and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and go for a walk through Central Park.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder website.

Fly from Manchester to New York City in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in April, with highs in New York City at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your trip
Central Park ©
Must see
Central Park
4.8
9/11 Memorial ©
Monument
9/11 Memorial
4.7

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Washington DC, United States

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Art and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Visit The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Arlington National Cemetery for their historical value. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Kansas City, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and then steep yourself in history at Union Station.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip builder app.

You can fly from Washington DC to Kansas City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Kansas City are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Union Station ©
Historic Site
Union Station
4.5

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San Jose, United States

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 18th (Sun), engage your brain at The Tech Interactive, then steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House, and then make a trip to Coachella Valley Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Jose online vacation planner.

You can fly from Kansas City to San Jose in 8 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to San Jose, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Kansas City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Jose, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Auckland.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
The Tech Interactive ©
Science Museum
The Tech Interactive
4.0

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Auckland, New Zealand

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Get a sense of the local culture at Auckland Museum and Cathedral Church of St. Mary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stockade Hill and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore Auckland's surroundings by going to Muriwai Gannet Colony (in Muriwai Beach) and EcoZip Adventures (in Oneroa). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Tiritiri Matangi Visitor Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Stephen's Chapel, take a stroll through Devonport, and look for gifts at Pauanesia.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Auckland attractions app.

Traveling by flight from San Jose to Auckland takes 17.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST), which is usually a 20 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Jose in April: highs in Auckland hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Auckland

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Auckland Museum ©
Military Museum
Auckland Museum
4.6
Muriwai Gannet Colony ©
Wildlife Area
Muriwai Gannet Colony
4.8

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