43 days in United States, Canada & Europe Itinerary

43 days in United States, Canada & Europe Itinerary

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Honolulu, United States
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New Orleans, United States
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New York City, United States
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Nashville, United States
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Las Vegas, United States
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Banff National Park, Canada
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Dublin, Ireland
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Honolulu, United States — 3 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Honolulu is known for historic sites, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu journey planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 20 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to New Orleans.
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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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, see the interesting displays at Cabildo, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and wander the streets of Garden District.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip planning app.

Getting from Honolulu to New Orleans by flight takes about 13 hours. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Honolulu to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Honolulu in December, plan for cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 16°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to fly to New York City.
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New York City, United States — 4 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary builder.

Getting from New Orleans to New York City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 10°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can fly to Nashville.
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Nashville, United States — 2 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On your second day here, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. December in Nashville sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.
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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at New York New York Casino, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary maker app.

Fly from Nashville to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Banff National Park.
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Banff National Park, Canada — 6 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.
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For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Banff National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in January, with highs in Banff National Park at -7°C and lows at -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 4 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Strokkur (in Geysir) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, examine the collection at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, explore the world behind art at Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik travel route planner.

You can fly from Banff National Park to Reykjavik in 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Banff National Park in January, you will find days in Reykjavik are somewhat warmer (3°C), and nights are warmer (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to fly to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 7 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Glasgow to see Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Edinburgh takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in January, you will find days in Edinburgh are somewhat warmer (7°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 6 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Merrion Square.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dublin day trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Dublin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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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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Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.
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Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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