60 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

60 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

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Montreal, Canada
— 13 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 5 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 10 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 5 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 5 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 11 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 3 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 7 nights
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Montreal, Canada — 13 nights

Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Change things up with a short trip to Omega Park in Montebello (about 1h 40 min away). Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at La Ronde. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Place des Arts, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

Plan my Montreal trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Toronto to Montreal is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July in Montreal, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Calgary.
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Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
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Calgary, Canada — 5 nights

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Explore Calgary's surroundings by going to Banff National Park (Photography Tours & Johnston Canyon) and Banff (Bow Valley Parkway, Bow Falls, &more). On the 13th (Sat), spend a day of historical exploration at Heritage Park Historical Village. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at The Calgary Zoo, explore and take pictures at Fort Calgary, step off the mainland to explore Prince's Island Park, and explore the world behind art at Glenbow Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Calgary tour planning site.

Fly from Montreal to Calgary in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Montreal to Calgary, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Montreal in August; daily highs in Calgary reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Vancouver.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
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Vancouver, Canada — 10 nights

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vancouver: Othello Tunnels (in Hope), Whistler (Spas & Off-Road Tours) and Cultus Lake Waterpark (in Chilliwack). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Spanish Banks, explore the activities along False Creek, gain insight at University of British Columbia, and take in the waterfront activity at Coal Harbour Marina.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vancouver holiday tool.

Fly from Calgary to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Calgary in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Vancouver, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles, United States — 5 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills), Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & 26-Mile Bike Path) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 27th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planning tool.

Getting from Vancouver to Los Angeles by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
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Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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San Francisco, United States — 5 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, visit Fisherman's Wharf, walk around Golden Gate Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Vancouver.
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Vancouver, Canada — 11 nights

Change things up with these side-trips from Vancouver: Abbotsford Gur Sikh Temple (in Abbotsford), Whistler Blackcomb (in Whistler) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Chilliwack). See even more of Vancouver: walk around Stanley Park, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain, and take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vancouver road trip app.

Fly from San Francisco to Vancouver in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Vancouver, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping
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Seattle, United States — 3 nights

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 17th (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and finally find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

Plan my Seattle trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Vancouver in September, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vancouver.
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Shopping · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Vancouver, Canada — 7 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Whistler (Brandywine Falls Provincial Park, Zipline, &more) and Shannon Falls Provincial Park (in Squamish). Enjoy Vancouver some more: hunt for treasures at Granville Island Public Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Nitobe Memorial Garden, don't miss a visit to Steam Clock, and stroll around Lynn Canyon Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in September: highs in Vancouver hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 14°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel back home.
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Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries
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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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