28 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

28 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 3 nights
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New Orleans, United States
— 3 nights
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Everglades National Park, United States
— 2 nights
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Key Largo, United States
— 2 nights
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Washington DC, United States
— 4 nights
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New York City, United States
— 5 nights
Fly to Calgary, Bus to Banff National Park
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
Drive to Calgary International Airport, Fly to Hobart

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San Francisco, United States — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a stroll through Chinatown, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Hobart, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. In April in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.
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Neighborhoods · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Las Vegas, United States — 3 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Let the collections at The Mob Museum and Titanic capture your imagination. Head to The Strip and Barneys New Yorkfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Caesars Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 31°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to fly to New Orleans.
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Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos · Neighborhoods

New Orleans, United States — 3 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Garden District and French Quarter will appeal to history buffs. Head to Louisiana Music Factory and Royal Streetfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Happiness Bayou Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip builder.

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Everglades National Park.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Everglades National Park, United States — 2 nights

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): cast your line with Everglades City Fishing Charters. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Everglades National Park route planner.

Fly from New Orleans to Everglades National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in April: highs in Everglades National Park hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Key Largo.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Trails

Key Largo, United States — 2 nights

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 20th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then see what you can catch with Florida Keys Flats Fishing, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery - MM82. Keep things going the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Grecian Rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Spiegel Grove, and then explore the gorgeous colors at North Dry Rocks.

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

You can take a bus from Everglades National Park to Key Largo in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Everglades National Park in April since evenings lows in Key Largo dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.
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Washington DC, United States — 4 nights

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Let the collections at National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum capture your imagination. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planning site.

You can fly from Key Largo to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Key Largo in April, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are colder (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to New York City.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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New York City, United States — 5 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. There's much more to do: walk around Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), wander the streets of Times Square, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New York City journey planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: highs in New York City hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.
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Banff National Park, Canada — 4 nights

Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Canada House Art Gallery and Samson Native Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cave and Basin National Historic Site and Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station National Historic Site. Step out of Banff National Park with an excursion to Lake O' Hara in Yoho National Park--about 1h 10 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, admire the majestic nature at Lake Louise Summer Gondola, identify plant and animal life at Bow Valley Parkway, and look for gifts at Wilsons Mountain Sports.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Banff National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Banff National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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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.
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