60 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

60 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

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Honolulu, United States
— 6 nights
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Phoenix, United States
— 1 night
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Las Vegas, United States
— 4 nights
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 6 nights
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Helsingborg, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Metz, France
— 2 nights
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Lens, France
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Auxerre, France
— 1 night
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Nantes, France
— 3 nights
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Montpellier, France
— 5 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Neuchatel, Switzerland
— 1 day
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Sion, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 9 nights
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Milan, Italy
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Honolulu, United States — 6 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Appreciate the collections at USS Arizona Memorial and US Army Museum of Hawaii. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Iolani Palace and Shangri La. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary maker app.

Cairns, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -20 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cairns in June; daily highs in Honolulu reach 35°C and lows reach 27°C. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Phoenix.
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Phoenix, United States — 1 night

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, indulge your senses at Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours, and then gain some tasty knowledge on Lucidi Distilling Co..

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix day trip planning app.

You can fly from Honolulu to Phoenix in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Honolulu to Phoenix. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in July; daily highs in Phoenix reach 48°C and lows reach 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas, United States — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
The Mob Museum and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas will appeal to museum buffs. The Strip and The Neon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Veteran's Memorial Park & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). There's much more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and take an in-depth tour of Titanic.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas. In July, plan for daily highs up to 47°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Gothenburg.
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Gothenburg, Sweden — 6 nights

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Volvo Museum and Universeum will appeal to museum buffs. Haga and Aeroseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Gothenburg: Stangehuvud Naturreservat (in Lysekil), Saveans Naturreservat (in Floda) and Roro naturreservat (in Ockero). There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, stroll around Gothenburg Botanical Garden, find something for the whole family at Liseberg Amusement Park, and identify plant and animal life at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg route tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Gothenburg in 16 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas to Gothenburg, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Gothenburg at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsingborg.
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Helsingborg, Sweden — 4 nights

A scenic coastal city known for its lively waterfront area overlooked by a medieval castle, Helsingborg considers itself Sweden's gateway to Europe.
Get some historical perspective at Sofiero Palace and Karnan – the keep of Helsingborg. You'll explore and learn at Eslovs Leksaksmuseum and Railway Museum Angelholm. Get out of town with these interesting Helsingborg side-trips: Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari (in Markaryd), Kullen Lighthouse (in Molle) and Allhelgonakyrkan (in Lund). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Mary, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tropikariet, get to know the fascinating history of Kullagatan, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fredriksdal Open-Air Museum and Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsingborg trip maker app.

You can drive from Gothenburg to Helsingborg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsingborg are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Metz.
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Metz, France — 2 nights

Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Œuvre de la cathédrale, examine the collection at Centre Pompidou-Metz, and then get engrossed in the history at Fort de Queuleu.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Metz road trip planning website.

You can drive from Helsingborg to Metz in 13 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Helsingborg in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Metz, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Lens.
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Lens, France — 4 nights

Lens is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial and Lochnagar Crater. Museum-lovers will get to explore La Coupole and Musée du Louvre-Lens. Explore Lens' surroundings by going to Maxim Guide Baie de Somme (in Boismont), Etaples Military Cemetery (in Etaples) and Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie (in Berck).

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lens trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Metz to Lens in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Lens can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You will leave for Paris on the 28th (Fri).
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Paris, France — 4 nights

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry), Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Lens to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Lens in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Auxerre.
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Auxerre, France — 1 night

Auxerre is the capital of the Yonne department and the fourth-largest city in Burgundy. To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Auxerre day trip site.

You can drive from Paris to Auxerre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in Auxerre sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you're off to Nantes.
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Nantes, France — 3 nights

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
You'll explore and learn at Les Machines de L'ile and Musee de l'Imprimerie. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne and Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nantes: Chateau de Brissac (in Brissac-Quince) and Chateau d'Angers (in Angers). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Le Chronographe, take a stroll through Passage Pommeraye, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nantes trip planner.

Getting from Auxerre to Nantes by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Montpellier.
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Montpellier, France — 5 nights

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
You'll explore and learn at Carrieres des Lumieres and Musee Saharien. Visit Palais des Papes and Cathedrale St. Pierre for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montpellier: Terre Liquide (in Mons) and Pont d'Avignon (in Avignon). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Bertrand Bosc, explore the world behind art at Musee Fabre, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and get in on the family fun at AviaSim Montpellier.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Montpellier driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Nantes to Montpellier in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, Montpellier is a bit warmer than Nantes - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 4 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Rietberg and The Rosengart Collection. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Chapel Bridge (in Lucerne). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Montpellier to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Montpellier in August: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Neuchatel.
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Neuchatel, Switzerland — 1 day

Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Collegiale Church, then admire the sheer force of Gorges de l'Areuse, and then make a trip to Chateau de Neuchatel.

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

Traveling by car from Zurich to Neuchatel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sion.
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Sion, Switzerland — 2 nights

Sion is the capital of the Swiss canton of Valais and of the district of Sion. On the 15th (Tue), see some colorful creatures with Go-Diving, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tourbillon, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Valere Basilica.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sion journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Neuchatel to Sion takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Sion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turin.
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Turin, Italy — 9 nights

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica di Superga and Chiesa di San Sebastiano. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Egizio and Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama). Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale), Castello di Fenis (in Fenis) and Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso (in Aosta). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacra di San Michele, take an in-depth tour of Museo Pietro Micca e dell'assedio di Torino del 1706, and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Sabauda.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sion to Turin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sion in August, expect nights in Turin to be a bit warmer, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 3 nights

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Visit Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Milan vacation site.

Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Turin in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Milan, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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United States travel guide

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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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