60 days in Europe, South America, Central America & United States Itinerary

60 days in Europe, South America, Central America & United States Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Bilbao, Spain
— 4 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 3 nights
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Panama City, Panama
— 6 nights
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Naples, United States
— 2 nights
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Sarasota, United States
— 2 nights
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Austin, United States
— 5 nights
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Denver, United States
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Budapest, Hungary — 5 nights

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Eger (Torok Kori Minaret, Dobo Square, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

Oslo, Norway to Budapest is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Oslo in January: highs in Budapest hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can fly to Bucharest.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas
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Bucharest, Romania — 2 nights

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): shop like a local with Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Museum of History of the Jewish Community, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stavropoleos Monastery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bucharest day trip planning app.

You can fly from Budapest to Bucharest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Bucharest. In January, daytime highs in Bucharest are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Istanbul.
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Tours · Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping

Istanbul, Turkey — 6 nights

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern | Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, see the interesting displays at Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Bucharest to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bucharest in January: highs in Istanbul hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Sofia.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Sofia, Bulgaria — 3 nights

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Venture out of the city with trips to Borovets (ProX-Treme, Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School, &more). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sofia Church, get curious at Museum of illusions Sofia, and admire the striking features of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sofia itinerary builder.

You can fly from Istanbul to Sofia in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sofia when traveling from Istanbul in February, with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 6 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Torre Guinigi (in Lucca), Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano) and Siena (Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sofia to Florence is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sofia in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 5°C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 5 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona attractions website.

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to fly to Bilbao.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Bilbao, Spain — 4 nights

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Explore Bilbao's surroundings by going to Bodegas Tritium (in Cenicero) and San Sebastian - Donostia (Wine Tours & Tastings, La Concha Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bilbao online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Barcelona to Bilbao in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can fly to Santiago.
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Wineries · Tours · Beaches · Outdoors
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Santiago, Chile — 5 nights

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Santiago is known for shopping, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, go for a walk through Plaza de Armas, get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, and hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central).

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santiago travel planner.

You can fly from Bilbao to Santiago in 19 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Chile Standard Time (CLT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to fly to San Pedro de Atacama.
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile — 3 nights

Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor and then explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Pedro de Atacama journey planner.

You can fly from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You will leave for Panama City on the 1st (Wed).
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Panama City, Panama — 6 nights

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Panama City is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Panama Canal, explore the striking landscape of Metropolitan National Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Casco Viejo, and take an in-depth tour of Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Panama City vacation maker app.

Fly from San Pedro de Atacama to Panama City in 13 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Pedro de Atacama to Panama City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in March, you will find days in Panama City are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are much hotter (28°C). On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Naples.
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Naples, United States — 2 nights

On the 8th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Naples Botanical Garden and then play a few rounds at LaPlaya Golf Course. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then see the interesting displays at Revs Institute.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Naples holiday site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Panama City to Naples in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Panama City in March: high temperatures in Naples hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sarasota.
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Sarasota, United States — 2 nights

Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Ringling and then sample the fine beverages at Siesta Key Rum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Save Our Seabirds, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarasota trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Sarasota in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Sarasota can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to Austin.
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Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Breweries & Distilleries
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Austin, United States — 5 nights

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Change things up with these side-trips from Austin: San Antonio (San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, The San Antonio River Walk, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, admire the striking features of The Driskill, and explore the world behind art at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin sightseeing app.

Traveling by flight from Sarasota to Austin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sarasota to Austin due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can fly to Denver.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
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Denver, United States — 4 nights

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland), Colorado Springs (National Museum of World War II Aviation & Garden of the Gods) and Flatirons (in Boulder). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of The International Church of Cannabis and examine the collection at Forney Museum of Transportation.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver sightseeing planner.

Fly from Austin to Denver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Denver is minus 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Austin in March, with highs in Denver at 15°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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Chile travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Parks · Specialty Museums
Land of Poets
Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, geographically diverse Chile is a long, thin stretch of land encompassing some of the world's driest deserts in the north, and some of its largest glacial fields in the south. Though most Chile holidays include some form of adventure in the vast wilderness areas, the country also contains charming cities providing plenty of urban things to do and see. Many tours of Chile include at least a brief visit to the country's lush wine regions, where backyard vineyards compete with sprawling estates producing some of the world's most respected whites and reds.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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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