42 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

42 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Banff National Park, Canada
— 4 nights
Bus to Calgary, Fly to Salt Lake City
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Salt Lake City, United States
— 5 nights
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Chicago, United States
— 6 nights
Fly to McGhee Tyson Airport, Drive to Rugby
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Rugby, United States
— 3 nights
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Drive to McGhee Tyson Airport, Fly to Jacksonville International Airport, Drive to St. Augustine
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St. Augustine, United States
— 5 nights
Bus to Orlando, Fl, Fly to Key West
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Key West, United States
— 5 nights
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Miami, United States
— 3 nights
Fly to Niagara Falls, Bus to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls, Canada
— 4 nights
Train to Toronto, Fly to Quebec City
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Quebec City, Canada
— 5 nights
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Minnewanka and Tunnel Mountain Trail. Get in touch with nature at Moraine Lake and Johnston Canyon. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Bow Valley Parkway, steep yourself in history at Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station National Historic Site, go for a walk through Morant's Curve, and get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip app.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Banff National Park is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 10 hours. In October, Banff National Park is cooler than Kuwait City - with highs of 7°C and lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Salt Lake City, United States — 5 nights

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Natural History Museum of Utah and Rocky Mountain Outfitters. Step out of the city life by going to Big Cottonwood Canyon and Canyons Village at Park City. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salt Lake City: Park City (Park City Mountain Resort & Spas), Antelope Island State Park (in Syracuse) and Ogden (Hill Aerospace Museum & Fort Buenaventura). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, admire the striking features of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Conference Center, admire the natural beauty at Temple Square, and explore the galleries of Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Salt Lake City takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in October: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.
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Chicago, United States — 6 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Art Institute of Chicago and Field Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Starved Rock State Park and Harley-Davidson Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica of St. Josaphat (in Milwaukee), South Bend (Studebaker National Museum & Basilica of the Sacred Heart) and Geneva Lake Shore Path (in Lake Geneva). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk, grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, and wander the streets of The Loop.

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Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rugby.
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Rugby, United States — 3 nights

Rugby is an unincorporated community in Morgan and Scott counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Appreciate the collections at Historic Rugby and McCreary County Museum. Visiting Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park and Charit Creek will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rugby: Twin Arches (in Oneida) and Lilly Pad Hopyard Brewery (in Lancing). The adventure continues: trek along Colditz Cove State Natural Area and tour the pleasant surroundings at Brimstone Recreation.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rugby trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chicago to Rugby with the Route module. When traveling from Chicago in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rugby, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to St. Augustine.
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St. Augustine, United States — 5 nights

St. Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Clinch State Park and Old City. Get in touch with nature at Ormond Beach and St. Augustine Beach. Explore St. Augustine's surroundings by going to Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach) and Jacksonville Beach (in Jacksonville Beach). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Lightner Museum, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., make a trip to St. George Street, and steep yourself in history at Old Jail Museum.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rugby to St. Augustine. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rugby to St. Augustine. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rugby in November: highs in St. Augustine hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Key West.
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Key West, United States — 5 nights

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Museum-lovers will appreciate U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin Research Center and Bahia Honda State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: Marathon (The Turtle Hospital, Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, &more). Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Key West road trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in November, expect Key West to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to fly to Miami.
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Miami, United States — 3 nights

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Perez Art Museum Miami and Wynwood. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shark Valley Visitor Center and Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Swim with Dolphins (in Key Largo). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District and examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Miami itinerary website.

You can fly from Key West to Miami in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Miami are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls, Canada — 4 nights

Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Visiting White Water Walk and Niagara Glen Nature Areas will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Peller Estates Winery and Horseshoe Falls. It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada and identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls itinerary website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Miami to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in November, things will get colder in Niagara Falls: highs are around 10°C and lows about 0°C. You will leave for Quebec City on the 24th (Thu).
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Quebec City, Canada — 5 nights

With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Popular historic sites such as Old Quebec and Plains of Abraham are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at La Citadelle de Quebec and Terrasse Dufferin. Step out of Quebec City to go to Sainte Anne de Beaupre and see Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of La Promenade des Gouverneurs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre-Dame de Quebec Basilica-Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Place Royale, and wander the streets of Lower Town (Basse-Ville).

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Quebec City trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Quebec City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November in Quebec City, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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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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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Florida travel guide

4.3
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.
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