40 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

40 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Montreal, Canada
— 14 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Vancouver, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Central Saanich, Canada
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  9 h 30 min
4
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h
5
Banff National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h
6
Toronto, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
New York City, United States
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  9 h
9
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
10
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Foot + Bus:  10 h 30 min
11
Pompano Beach, United States
— 2 nights
12
Pompano Beach, United States
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

14
nights
Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Montreal side-trips: Omega Park (in Montebello), Upper Canada Village (in Morrisburg) and Long Sault Parkway (in Ingleside). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, pick up some local products at Jean-Talon Market, see the interesting displays at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and walk around Mount Royal Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Montreal trip maker tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Montreal is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Montreal is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Sao Paulo in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Montreal: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zoo de Granby, Cidrerie Cryo, Maeva Surf, Omega Park, Upper Canada Village
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 10:
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Maeva Surf ©
Maeva Surf
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

2
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 11th (Sun), stroll around Stanley Park and then explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): walk around Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and then take a stroll through Granville Island.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver holiday maker tool.

You can fly from Montreal to Vancouver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Seawall
Vancouver Seawall

1
night
Central Saanich, Canada

Central Saanich ©
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. On the 13th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, and then experience rural life at Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Central Saanich trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Central Saanich takes 3 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Central Saanich, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks Wildlife Museums
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens

2
nights
Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Mount Edith Cavell Trail, get great views at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, take in the dramatic scenery at Tangle Creek Falls, and cruise along Columbia Ice Field.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park online travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Central Saanich to Jasper National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Central Saanich to Jasper National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Central Saanich, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
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Maligne Lake ©
Maligne Lake
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field

2
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): trek along Sentinel Pass, then contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, and then get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. On the next day, trek along Bow Glacier Falls, explore the activities along Peyto Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bow Lake.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip itinerary site.

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in October: highs in Banff National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Sentinel Pass ©
Sentinel Pass

1
night
Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery, then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and finally meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, examine the collection at Casa Loma, and then examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Toronto vacation builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Toronto takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Banff National Park in October; daily highs in Toronto reach 18°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
CN Tower
CN Tower
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum

2
nights
Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, then explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, and finally get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

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You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

1
night
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building and then explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, New York City is somewhat warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 24th (Sat), stroll through Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, don't miss a visit to Book Passage, then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and finally stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. October in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

3
nights
Yosemite National Park, United States

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 26th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally trek along Panorama Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip site.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are much colder (-2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Pompano Beach.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

2
nights
Pompano Beach, United States

Pompano Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States, along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean just to the north of Fort Lauderdale. Pompano Beach is known for wildlife, casinos, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wakodahatchee Wetlands, test your team's savvy at Escape The Quest, examine the collection at Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, and take a leisurely stroll along Pompano Municipal Pier.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pompano Beach road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Pompano Beach in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Pompano Beach is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in Pompano Beach hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Pompano Beach.

Things to do in Pompano Beach

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Boca Raton, Delray Beach, The Butler House ~ Deerfield Beach Historical Society
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wakodahatchee Wetlands ©
Wakodahatchee Wetlands
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens ©
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

3
nights
Pompano Beach, United States

Pompano Beach ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, and then see the interesting displays at Henry Morrison Flagler Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Atlantic Avenue, browse the different shops at Mizner Park, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pompano Beach trip itinerary maker tool.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pompano Beach

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Mizner Park, Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, Atlantic Avenue, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Loggerhead Marinelife Center ©
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society ©
Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society
Henry Morrison Flagler Museum ©
Henry Morrison Flagler Museum

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