60 days in Europe, Asia, United States & Mexico Itinerary

60 days in Europe, Asia, United States & Mexico Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
2
Beijing, China
— 5 nights
3
Shanghai, China
— 5 nights
4
Osaka, Japan
— 2 nights
5
Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
6
Tokyo, Japan
— 7 nights
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Sapporo, Japan
— 3 nights
8
Los Angeles, United States
— 6 nights
9
Mexico City, Mexico
— 5 nights
10
New York City, United States
— 6 nights
11
Paris, France
— 5 nights
12
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
13
Marseille, France
— 5 nights

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kunsthalle Zurich as well as Museum Haus Konstruktiv. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Discover out-of-the-way places like Forum of Swiss History Schwyz and Lion Monument. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, examine the collection at Focus Terra, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche Enge.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Milan, Italy to Zurich is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in November, expect Zurich to be a bit cooler, temps between 10°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Lion Monument, Forum of Swiss History Schwyz
Highlights from your plan
Kunsthalle Zurich ©
Kunsthalle Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

5
nights
Beijing, China

Beijing ©
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Get some cultural insight at Temple of Heaven and Lama Temple (Yonghegong). Popular historic sites such as Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) and Commune by the Great Wall are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, look for gifts at Nanluoguxiang, wander the streets of Solana, and contemplate the waterfront views at Back Lakes (Hou Hai).

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Beijing online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Beijing takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to China Standard Time (CST) is 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Beijing when traveling from Zurich in November, with lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Solana ©
Solana
Temple of Heaven ©
Temple of Heaven
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

5
nights
Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Explore hidden gems such as The Bund (Wai Tan) and Former French Concession. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tian Zi Fang and Shanghai Development Exhibition Hall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shanghai: Suzhou (Tongli Town, Humble Administrator's Garden, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), take in a show at Shanghai Circus World, enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

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You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Beijing in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Shanghai: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Suzhou
Highlights from your plan
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Tian Zi Fang ©
Tian Zi Fang
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)

2
nights
Osaka, Japan

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
On the 19th (Sat), head outdoors with Tannowa Beach, make a trip to Abeno Harukas, and then walk around Nakanoshima Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, then steep yourself in history at Todai-ji Temple, and finally identify plant and animal life at Nara Park.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Osaka trip planner.

Getting from Shanghai to Osaka by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Osaka is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Nara, Tannowa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

4
nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ishibe Alley, Sannenzaka Ninenzaka, Pontocho District, and other attractions you added. Eikando Zenrinji Temple and Hikone Castle will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yasaka Shrine and Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Teramachi-dori Street.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyoto online journey planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Hikone Castle
Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Ginkakuji Temple ©
Ginkakuji Temple

7
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo
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.
You've added Kagurazaka, Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko), Shibuya Center-gai, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edo-Tokyo Museum and Ginza. Explore hidden gems such as Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou and Meiji Jingu Shrine. Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Yokohama to see Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, head outdoors with Tokyo Dome City, take a stroll through Akihabara, and take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo City View Observation Deck (Roppongihills).

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tokyo tour itinerary website.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

3
nights
Sapporo, Japan

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, take a stroll through Susukino, then make a trip to Sapporo Clock Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Royce' Chocolate World.

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Getting from Tokyo to Sapporo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Tokyo in December, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Sapporo: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -2°C at night. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Sapporo

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trips

Otaru, Royce' Chocolate World, Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Royce' Chocolate World ©
Royce' Chocolate World
Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan ©
Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

6
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Santa Monica Bay has been added to your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Los Angeles County Museum of Art and California Science Center. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Camarillo Premium Outlets in Camarillo--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planner.

You can fly from Sapporo to Los Angeles in 18.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 17 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Sapporo in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Norton Simon Museum, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

5
nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get a sense of the local culture at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Palacio de Bellas Artes. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chapultepec Castle and Coyoacan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mexico City: Playa Carrizalillo (in Puerto Escondido) and Playa Langosta (in Cancun). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Historic Center (Centro Historico), admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Postal, see the interesting displays at Museo Soumaya, and get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Mexico City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Playa Carrizalillo, Playa Langosta, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Highlights from your plan
Chapultepec Castle ©
Chapultepec Castle
Historic Center (Centro Historico) ©
Historic Center (Centro Historico)

6
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum as well as The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). We've included these beaches for you: Island Beach State Park and Gunnison Beach. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Jenkinson's Boardwalk (in Point Pleasant Beach), Long Beach (in Long Beach) and St. Catharine Catholic Church (in Spring Lake). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Mexico City in December, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in New York City: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gunnison Beach, Island Beach State Park, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Long Beach, St. Catharine Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Gunnison Beach ©
Gunnison Beach
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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've added Palais de Tokyo, Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, Musee d'Art Moderne de Paris, and other attractions to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Les Andelys are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee Rodin and Fondation Claude Monet. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Le Marais, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Paris route planner.

You can fly from New York City to Paris in 12 hours. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Fondation Claude Monet, Les Andelys
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee de l'Orangerie ©
Musee de l'Orangerie
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes La Roche de Solutre. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Cite medievale de Perouges and then take in the dramatic natural features at La Roche de Solutre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lyon route builder tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cite medievale de Perouges, La Roche de Solutre
Highlights from your plan
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema

5
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Visit Palais des Papes and Pont d'Avignon for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations and Site Memorial du Camp des Milles. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Site Archeologique de Glanum (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence), Port Grimaud 1 Beach (in Port Grimaud) and Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo (in Roussillon). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely, browse the exhibits of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Marseille online journey maker.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lyon in December: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Port Grimaud 1 Beach, Site Archeologique de Glanum, Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo ©
Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

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