60 days in Europe, Africa, Asia, South Pacific, United States & South America Itinerary

60 days in Europe, Africa, Asia, South Pacific, United States & South America Itinerary

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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Poznan, Poland
— 3 nights
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Phuket Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly to Luang Phabang International Airport, Drive to Phonsavan
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Phonsavan, Laos
— 3 nights
Drive to Luang Phabang International Airport, Fly to Siem Reap International Airport
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, United States
— 3 nights
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San Francisco, United States
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New York City, United States
— 3 nights
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Cartagena, Colombia
— 3 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 4 nights
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 3 nights
Drive to El Loa Airport, Fly to Keflavik International Airport
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
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Granada, Spain

— 2 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Tienda Souvenirs La Alborea, admire the masterpieces at Monasterio de la Concepcion, then explore the ancient world of Sala de los Reyes, and finally surround yourself with nature on Granadaways. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de Santa Catalina de Zafra, take an in-depth tour of Casa de Castril, then step into the grandiose world of Sala de las Dos Hermanas, then take in the pleasant sights at Cuesta del Rey Chico, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada journey planner.

Exeter, UK to Granada is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Urban Nation and then take an in-depth tour of Museum in der Kulturbrauerei. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Rausch Schokoladenhaus, then browse the different shops at Mall of Berlin, then visit Mitte, and finally examine the collection at Nineties Berlin.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin online travel route planner.

Getting from Granada to Berlin by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Poznan.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Poznan, Poland

— 3 nights
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
On the 6th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Kornik Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Promenade at Warta river, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Francis Seraficki, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church. Here are some ideas for day two: get into the urban bustle at Zamek Cultural Center, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then appreciate the history behind Enigma Code Breakers Monument.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Poznan online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Berlin to Poznan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Poznan, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -3°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Hurghada.

Things to do in Poznan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Hurghada, Egypt

— 2 nights
Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Omo Gamaar, see the vivid underwater world at Carless Reef, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Dream Beach, test the waters at Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh, then see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus, then admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid, and finally look for gifts at Evolution Egypt.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hurghada tour itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Poznan to Hurghada. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Poznan to Hurghada. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Poznan in January, with highs in Hurghada at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Phuket Town, Thailand

— 3 nights
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with Phuket Scuba Club, then look for gifts at Suit Fitter, and then relax and rejuvenate at Siladon Spa Phuket. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Khao Rang Hill View Point, then don't miss a visit to Wat Khao Rang Samakkhitham, and then kick back and relax at Yanui Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Phuket Town trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hurghada to Phuket Town. Traveling from Hurghada to Phuket Town, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hurghada in January, expect nights in Phuket Town to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Phonsavan.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Phonsavan, Laos

— 3 nights
A base for explorations, the town of Phonsavan sits surrounded by impressive scenery and offers easy access to an abundance of cultural and historic sites.
On the 15th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Uxo Lao, stroll the grounds of Lao War Memorial Phonsavan, then stroll the grounds of Vietnam War Memorial, and finally get engrossed in the history at MAG UXO Visitor Information Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Xieng Khouang Phonsavan Official Tourist Information Center, then explore the ancient world of Wat Phiawat, then delve into the distant past at That Foun, and finally make a trip to Tham Piu Cave.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Phonsavan day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Phuket Town to Phonsavan. On the 17th (Sun), you'll travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phonsavan

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 3 nights

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Shop till you drop at Artisans Angkor and One Eleven Gallery. Popular historic sites such as Preah Khan and Banteay Kdei are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pre Rup, steep yourself in history at The Victory Gate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wayist Spiritual Energy Center, and brush up on your military savvy at War Museum Cambodia.

Plan trip to Siem Reap with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Phonsavan to Siem Reap. In January, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

Side Trip

Tokyo, Japan

— 3 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shiba Daijingu and Imado Shrine. Visit Nishiaraidaishi Soji Temple and Yushima Seido for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Tokyo side-trips: Nipponmaru Memorial Park (in Minatomirai) and Soji-ji Temple (in Yokohama). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryusen-ji Temple (Meguro Fudoson), capture your vacation like a pro with Maction Planet, make a trip to Holy Resurrection Cathedral, and look for gifts at Ginza Itoya Hontren.

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You can fly from Siem Reap to Tokyo in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Siem Reap to Tokyo is 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Siem Reap in January, with highs in Tokyo at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Sydney, Australia

— 4 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Murray Rose Pool and Freshwater Beach. Get some cultural insight at Macquarie Lighthouse and Justice & Police Museum. Step out of Sydney to go to Narrabeen and see Narrabeen Lagoon State Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Blues Point Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chinamans Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Sydney Harbour Circle Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Camp Cove.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Sydney takes 13.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Tokyo to Sydney is 1 hour. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Tokyo in January: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Queenstown, New Zealand

— 3 nights

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): walk around Village Green, do a tasting at Mt Difficulty Wines Cellar Door, bet on your favorite at Highlands - Experience the Exceptional, then experience rural life at Cheeki Cherries, then do a tasting at Wooing Tree Vineyard, and finally get great views at The Bruce Jackson Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): see Off-Road Tours, don't miss a visit to William Gilbert Rees Statue, then tour the depths of the sea with Hydro Attack, then get a dose of the wild on Southern Discoveries - Mt Nicholas Farm Experience, and finally hike along Tiki Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Queenstown trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Queenstown in 6 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Queenstown due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Honolulu, United States

— 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Queen Emma Summer Palace, then kick back and relax at Sans Souci Beach Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Augustine by-the-Sea, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kuhio Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Puu Ualakaa State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Makapu'u Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Waimanalo Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kalama Beach Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Honolulu online attractions planner.

You can fly from Queenstown to Honolulu in 15 hours. Traveling from Queenstown to Honolulu, you'll gain 22 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · 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.
Visit Baker Beach and Fort Funston National Park for some beach relaxation. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Promenade and Grace Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach), Chappellet Winery (in St. Helena) and Mavericks (in Half Moon Bay). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, do a tasting at Jessup Cellars Tasting Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley.

Plan trip to San Francisco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Honolulu in February, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 19°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 10°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

New York City, United States

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, get into the urban bustle at Jazz at Lincoln Center, then see the interesting displays at Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, and finally don't miss a visit to Upper West Side. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at KGB Espionage Museum, then look for gifts at Economy Candy, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brooklyn Tabernacle.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip website.

You can fly from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in February; daily highs in New York City reach 9°C and lows reach -1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Cartagena.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Shopping · Nightlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cartagena, Colombia

— 3 nights

City of Heroes

The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
Get a sense of the local culture at Catedral Santa Catalina de Alejandria and Plaza de San Pedro Claver. Do your shopping at San Lazaro Distrito de Artes and Nara Antique Decoraciones. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Aduana, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, steep yourself in history at Plaza Fernandez Madrid, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Anticuario El Arcon.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cartagena day trip planning app.

You can fly from New York City to Cartagena in 9 hours. In February, Cartagena is much warmer than New York City - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Cartagena

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Cusco, Peru

— 4 nights

Imperial City

Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tambomachay and Museo Historico Regional. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Central de San Pedro, pause for some photo ops at Arco de Santa Clara, and explore the ancient world of Q'enqo.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cartagena to Cusco takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Cartagena in February, things will get much colder in Cusco: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Cusco

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

— 3 nights
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Get in touch with nature at Atacama Desert and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Libreria Del Desierto and Feria Artesanal San Pedro de Atacama. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor, don't miss a visit to Tunel, identify plant and animal life at Valle Arcoiris, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama is 1 hour. While traveling from Cusco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Pedro de Atacama, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Reykjavik.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Horseback Riding Tours and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) and Cemetery Holavallagardur. The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, have fun at Sundhollin Public Baths, kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, and indulge your senses at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Pedro de Atacama to Reykjavik. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama to Reykjavik, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in February, expect nights in Reykjavik to be slightly colder, around -1°C, while days are colder, around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Gullane Beach and Belhaven Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like BobCat Alpacas and Dalhousie Castle Falconry. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Dunbar to see John Muir Alpacas about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stewart Brewing, and stop by Miss Katie Cupcake.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Edinburgh takes 6 hours. While traveling from Reykjavik, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Thailand travel guide

3.9
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.

Laos travel guide

3.8
Waterfalls · Landmarks · Mountains
Long overlooked by travelers due to its reputation as one of the world's poorest nations, Laos is drawing a growing number of visitors with its laid-back charm, natural beauty, and numerous archaeological sites and historic temples. Many visitors make the trip to Laos from nearby Thailand, combining the two neighboring countries into one memorable experience of Southeast Asia. Others focus their Laos vacation on the Mekong River, which serves as a major source of irrigation for local farms and represents a popular alternative for sightseeing by car. On top of the rich cultural heritage and impressive natural landscapes, its major treasure remains its people--friendly and devout Buddhists welcoming visitors with a genuine hospitality rarely felt in other parts of the world.

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.

Chile travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Parks · Specialty Museums
Land of Poets
Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, geographically diverse Chile is a long, thin stretch of land encompassing some of the world's driest deserts in the north, and some of its largest glacial fields in the south. Though most Chile holidays include some form of adventure in the vast wilderness areas, the country also contains charming cities providing plenty of urban things to do and see. Many tours of Chile include at least a brief visit to the country's lush wine regions, where backyard vineyards compete with sprawling estates producing some of the world's most respected whites and reds.